Antelope Valley College.

Antelope Valley College

Lancaster, CA4 year degree
Out-of-state tuition
Acceptance rate

About Antelope Valley College

Antelope Valley College (AVC) is a public community college in Lancaster, California. It is part of the California Community College system. It is operated by the Antelope Valley Community College District, with a primary service area of 1,945 square miles (5,040 km2) covering portions of Los Angeles and Kern counties. Instruction is offered at several sites, including Palmdale and Lancaster, and through online and instructional television courses. The college offers Associate in Arts and Associate in Science degrees in 71 fields as well as certificate programs in 59 vocational areas. The main campus in Lancaster hosts the satellite location of California State University, Bakersfield-Antelope Valley (CSUB-AV), where students can obtain bachelor's and master's degrees in select subjects.


  • Offers certificate, bachelor's, and associate degrees
  • 11,868 students
  • 0.10 faculty staff per student

Notable programs at Antelope Valley College

Visual and Performing Arts
Most popular degree

The most popular degrees are Visual and Performing Arts, Biology, Business, Mathematics, Humanities, History, Physical Science, and Physics.

Tuition and costs

Out-of-state undergraduate tuition (2017)
In-state undergraduate tuition (2017)

In 2017, the out-of-state cost of tuition at Antelope Valley College was $6,500, while for in-state students it was $1,124. After taking into account financial aid, the costs of books and supplies, room and board, and general living expenses, the average cost for out-of-state students was $681.

The average financial aid at Antelope Valley College is $6,794. After factoring this in, out-of-state students pay $-294 for undergraduate tuition on average.

Financial aid available at Antelope Valley College

Family Income Level

Average Discount

Of undergrads receive grants
Of undergrads receive federal loans

79% of undergraduate students at Antelope Valley College received grants or loans in 2017.

The average award discount is the ratio between the average grant or scholarship value, and the cost, which is the sum of out-of-state tuition, room, board, book, supplies, and other living expenses.

Average student living expenses at Antelope Valley College

Room & board
Books & supplies

The average yearly cost of books and supplies was $975.

Diversity at Antelope Valley College

Ethnic Mix, 2017

Student Gender Mix, 2017