Diablo Valley College is one of the finest community colleges in California with 2 campuses located nearby to Berkeley and San Francisco. DVC has been helping students for over 60 years in attaining their educational goals while also serving a main conduit for students wanting to transfer on to prestigious 4 year universities In fact DVC is one of the top 5 transfer colleges in California! The College offers over 100 degree programs as well as more than 40 Associates Programs that transfer directly into a university track. Academic support services are plentiful for students to ensure success for everyone.
Diablo Valley College has a wide variety of student organizations and clubs that students may participate in. In addition,students can enjoy a myriad of sports teams including water polo, football, basketball, tennis, and swimming.
Diablo Valley College is located just northeast of SanFrancisco in the desirable suburban towns of Pleasant Hill and San Ramon. The main campus at Pleasant Hill sits in gentle rolling hills in the shadow of beautiful Mt. Diablo, which is a famous landmark.
This area of the country is renowned for spectacular scenery and some of the best weather year-round. Outdoor recreation opportunities are plentiful with miles of hiking and biking trails nearby. The small town community offers safety and a special charm of its own.
DVC also sits on the public transportation line (BART), which provides easy access to San Francisco and all of the world famous treasures the city has to offer including museums, shopping and a wealth of international dining options.