The college, located at the intersection of Irvine Center Drive and Jeffrey Road in
Irvine, opened in 1979 as the North Campus of Saddleback College. In 1985, it was renamed
Irvine Valley College (IVC) and became a separate college within the then Saddleback
Community College District. IVC presently occupies 60 acres of its potential 100-acre
site, with continued expansion planned to occur over the next five years. IVC currently
serves approximately 11,000 students.
|Out of District||5,773||52.9%|
|West Mission Viejo||236||2.2%|
|East Mission Viejo||213||2.0%|
|Laguna Beach/San Joaquin||198||1.8%|
|So. Laguna/Laguna Niguel||196||1.8%|
|MCAS El Toro||82||0.8%|
|N.E. Santa Ana||63||0.6%|
|San Juan Capistrano||35||0.3%|
Irvine is a major employment center in the region, a fact reflected in the substantial proportion of IVC students (52.9%) who reside outside the district boundaries. Consistent with growth in the region, IVC enrollments have increased since 1992, and are expected to reach approximately 13,000 students by 2000 and 19,000 by 2010.
The accompanying charts depict the gender and ethnic composition of IVC students.
The IVC staff has grown since 1992 and now includes approximately 104 full-time and 200 part-time instructors. The accompanying charts depict the gender and ethnic composition of the IVC staff.
Additional enrollment and demographic information is available from the district's online almanac at http://www.socccd.cc.ca.us/ref/almanac/s8almanac.htm.