Evergreen Valley College

Fast Facts

  • School Size


  • Cost of Attendance

    $5,000—$10,000 Semester

  • Affiliation


  • Type of School

    2yr/Community College

  • Student Body Gender


  • Religious Affiliation

    No Affiliation

  • Scholarships for International Students


  • Conditional Admission Available


  • Top Programs

    Business, Computer Science, Engineering

  • Setting


  • Accreditation and Certification


  • Type of Housing

    No housing available

  • Test Scores

    IELTS: Band 6+, TOEFL: 61+, iTEP: 3.7, Cambridge English: 170+, PTE Academic: 40+, Duolingo: 90+

  • Social Media

Begin your U.S. journey at Evergreen Valley College (EVC)!

EVC has been educating students for over 40 years and is accredited by the Accrediting Commission for Community and Junior Colleges and the Western Association of Schools and Colleges. 

Our goal is to provide you with a rich and rewarding educational experience that can be used as a strong foundation for your future endeavors. Enrollment at EVC is the first step toward completing a transferable associate degree and transferring to a university to obtain a bachelor's degree.

Why should you come to EVC?

What EVC students say

EVC has AFFORDABLE class tuition

Students save money by coming to EVC for the first two years of their studies (EVC class tuition is lower than at local universities).

EVC classes are fully transferable

to the University of California (UC) and California State University (CSU) school systems and many private schools.

EVC offers courses to prepare you to succeed in  any career field

We have a wide variety of programs (courses) to choose from, to prepare you to achieve your goals in any academic field.

EVC staff provides you with personal attention and support 

International students at EVC receive support through enrichment activities, counseling, and transfer planning!

EVC's instructors also teach at local universities

Our school ensures that you are receiving excellent instruction before you transfer to a 4-year school.

EVC has diverse faculty and students

Students at EVC enjoy participating in a wide variety of activities both on and off campus.  EVC has many different student clubs that you can become involved in. EVC campus events include dancing, performances, authors, poetry readings, concerts, and singing! 

Our International Student Club plans events throughout the semester – everyone is welcome to join! 

EVC is located in the heart of Silicon Valley

Our campus is near the big names in technology – Apple, Google, eBay, Metas (Facebook), and countless startups.  Our campus is located about a 1-hour drive south of San Francisco, 45 minutes from Santa Cruz beach, 30 minutes from redwood forests, and 15 minutes from downtown San Jose.  Nestled between two mountain ranges, San Jose has many large parks and walking trails - EVC even has a walking trail right behind our campus in the mountains!

Don't be surprised by our relaxing, beautiful environment! Our campus is alive with teaching, learning, and students having fun doing that!

EVC welcomes the opportunity to show you what it means to be part of our campus community of students!

Evergreen Valley College

3095 Yerba Buena Rd
San Jose CA 95135
P: 408-274-7900 x6874
For more information: Evergreen Valley College