Accomplishments and Success Stories

Since we opened our doors in 1949, more than 1.5 million students have matriculated and graduated from Diablo Valley College. That represents a collective student body approximately 50% larger than the current population of Contra Costa County.

 Diablo Valley College:
  • Is the number one community college in the state for transfers to UC Berkeley and UC Davis.
  • Helps guarantee student entrance to the CSU system as the #1 California community college to produce the Associate Degree Transfer degree. 
  • Has a transfer rate of 50.2%, which is higher than the national average. 
There are more than a million success stories among our alumni. We’ve selected a handful of their accomplishments to share with you below.

During 2015-16, the DVC Foundation raised $1.262,387 million dollars, $376,750 in student scholarships, $381,477 for Student-Focused Programs and has over 25 President’s Roundtable Members.

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