Graduation Rate
48.17%
Transfer-out Rate
10.46%
Retention Rate
79.00%

2020 Graduation Rate

The graduation rate at Diablo Valley College is 48.17% last year which is extremely higher (most students completed in-time) compared to Public, 2-4 Years Colleges in California. 631 students have completed their degree/certificate programs among 1,310 candidates.
Compared to similar schools in college ranking, its graduation rate is extremely higher (most students completed in-time) where the average graduation rate of the schools is 38.90%.
The transfer-out rate is 10.46% that is average compared to Public, 2-4 Years Colleges in California. The retention rate (full-time students) is 79% that is average compared to Public, 2-4 Years Colleges in California.

Graduation Rate and Comparison Chart

Number of Completers and Graduation Rate

Next table summarizes the outcome measures with number of students at Diablo Valley College. 631 students have completed and 137 students have transferred out to other institute. In addition, 184 students still enrolled and 358 students have left the school before completing program.
Graduation Rate with number of completers
TotalMenWomen
Total (Candidates)1,310720590
Completers631
(48.17%)
334
(46.39%)
297
(50.34%)
Transfer-out137
(10.46%)
77
(10.69%)
60
(10.17%)
Still Enrolled184
(14.05%)
105
(14.58%)
79
(13.39%)
No Longer Enrolled358
(27.33%)
204
(28.33%)
154
(26.10%)

Graduation Rate by Completion Time (Bachelor's Degree)

Below table shows the number of completers with graduation rate by program length and completion time. The number in parenthesis is graduation rate. The numbers and rate for the 150% normal times are not cumulative, but additional completers and rate for that period. For example, 16 students have completed in 2 years and additional 26 students have completed in 3rd year (for less than 2 years programs).
Graduation Rate by Completion Time
TotalMenWomen
150% normal time (Overall)631
(48.17%)
334
(46.39%)
297
(50.34%)
150% normal time (Less than 2 years programs)26
(1.98%)
15
(2.08%)
11
(1.86%)
150% normal time (2 but less than 4 years programs)605
(46.18%)
319
(44.31%)
286
(48.47%)
100% normal time (Overall)328
(25.04%)
- -
100% normal time (Less than 2 years programs)16
(1.22%)
- -
100% normal time (2 but less than 4 years programs)312
(23.82%)
- -

Graduation Rate by Race/Ethnicity

Graduation Rate by Race/Ethnicity
TotalMenWomen
Total48.17% (631/1,310) 46.39% (334/720) 50.34% (297/590)
Asian49.56% (112/226) 51.77% (73/141) 45.88% (39/85)
Black (Non-Hispanic)26.32% (20/76) 22.50% (9/40) 30.56% (11/36)
Hispanic36.36% (88/242) 35.04% (41/117) 37.60% (47/125)
White39.16% (130/332) 30.94% (56/181) 49.01% (74/151)
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander33.33% (2/6) 33.33% (1/3) 33.33% (1/3)
Two or More Race42.72% (44/103) 42.00% (21/50) 43.40% (23/53)
Unknown50.00% (2/4) 66.67% (2/3) 0.00% (0/1)

Number of Completers by Race/Ethnicity