Evergreen Valley College

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3095 Yerba Buena Rd, San Jose, CA, 95135-1598

(408) 274-7900 





With student learning as its primary focus, Evergreen Valley College’s mission is to empower students to expand their human potential and to succeed in a global, multicultural society. The College provides access to comprehensive and flexible post-secondary education to prepare students of all ages and backgrounds for balanced and productive lives and to improve the workforce and quality of life in our community. Evergreen Valley College meets its mission through a wide spectrum of educational experiences, flexible methodologies, and support services for students— Educational experiences: learning for vocational certificates, technology and career training; for economic development; for lower-division general education, major, and transfer requirements for a four-year college or university; for Associate of Arts and Associate of Science degrees; and for life-long learning. Flexible methodologies: learning through civic engagement, service learning and learning communities; through distance education; and through traditional on-campus, off-campus, non-credit, and community-education courses. Support services for students: learning of basic skills, English as a Second Language, and technology; and with programs to support students academically, personally, economically, socially, and culturally. This mission is, and shall remain, in accordance with all legislation enacted by the State of California and the policies of the San Jose/Evergreen Community College District’s Board of Trustees. Adopted by the College Council on December 13, 2004 Adopted by the Governing Board on February 8, 2005

Public, 2-year 


Remedial services
Academic/career counseling service

Dual credit
Credit for life experiences
Advanced placement (AP) credits

Academic Year Prices - 2012 (full-time, first-time undergraduate students)

Tuition & Fees 2012-13 2011-12 2010-11
In District $1,324 $1,044 $764
In State $1,324 $1,044 $764
Out of State $6,946 $6,666 $6,386
Books and Supplies $1,665 $1,656 $1,638
On Campus      
Room and Board - - -
Other Expenses - - -
Off Campus      
Room and Board $11,556 $11,556 $11,556
Other Expenses $4,294 $4,293 $3,996
Off Campus With Family      
Other Expenses $9,199 $9,198 $8,946

Financial Aid 2011-2012

Type of Aid Percent Receiving Aid Average Amount Received
Federal Grants
48.0% $4,623
State/Local Grant
61.0% $1,200
Institutional Grants
1.0% $825
Loans 2.0% $4,572
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The above information was obtained via the publicly-available Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS), operated by the U.S. Department of Education, which compiles self-reported information provided by colleges and universities, for the purpose of making such information openly available to students and parents.

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