General information

Ready to take a deep dive into the policies, procedures, and services offered by Oak Valley College?  Look no further.  Click here for the current catalog. and click here to download a copy of the 2019 Catalog.  There are details about OVC's mission, objectives, and values.  As with everything else at OVC, we intend to keep things simple and straight-forward.  If you do not see what you need, please ask.

As a prospective student, you are encouraged to review the catalog prior to signing an enrollment agreement.

Oak Valley College classes are held at 404 N. 7th Street in Colton, California.  Although visiting campus is not a condition for admission, it is helpful to better identify the benefits of pursuing a degree at Oak Valley College. Email to schedule a tour.

Notice to Prospective Degree Program Students – This institution is provisionally approved by the Bureau of Private Postsecondary Education to offer degree programs. To continue to offer this degree program, this institution must meet the following requirements:

  • Become institutionally accredited by an accrediting agency recognized by the United States Department of Education, with the scope of the accreditation covering at least one degree program.

  • Achieve accreditation candidacy or pre-accreditation, as defined by (date two years from date of provisional approval), and full accreditation by (date five years from date of provisional approval).

If this institution stops pursuing accreditation, it must:

  • Stop all enrollment in its degree programs, and

  • Provide a teach-out to finish the educational program or provide a refund.

An institution that fails to comply with accreditation requirements by the required dates shall have its approval to offer degree programs automatically suspended. Oak Valley College is Eligible for Accreditation with the Western Association of Schools and Colleges (WASC). For information on accreditation, click here.

Any questions a student may have regarding enrollment that have not been satisfactorily answered by the institution may be directed to the Bureau for Private Postsecondary Education at 2535 Capitol Oaks Drive, Suite 400, Sacramento, CA 95833 or PO Box 980818. West Sacramento, CA 95798-0818.  Telephone (888) 370-7589 and (916) 445-3427 or by fax (916) 263-1897.

A student or any member of the public may file a complaint about this institution with the BPPE by calling (888) 370-7589 or by completing a complaint form, which can be obtained on the BPPE website at