University description (as per official university website)
West Valley College is a public California Community College located on the west side of Silicon Valley, in the foothills of the Santa Cruz Mountains, 50 miles south of San Francisco. Continuing a nearly 40 year tradition, West Valley College offers 18 dynamic career programs, professional certificates, and degree programs with exceptional preparation for transfer to four-year colleges and universities.
Flexible course options including online and distance learning combined with many levels of support such as financial assistance, educational planning, personal counseling, child care and learning skills programs provide every student the opportunity for the highest academic and personal success.
Financial Aid has opened the doors to a college education for many students who could not otherwise afford it.
It is our mission to help each student remove the financial barriers that may prevent you from pursuing your educational goals, provide you with the best customer service, and timely assistance.
We hope our resources help you find the assistance you need to become a successful student. You may reach us in person during the posted drop-in hours, by phone, or email.