Earn Your Bachelor’s Degree in Three Years

Oak Valley College is a Christian liberal arts college focusing on character education and valuable applied business skills. Come to Oak Valley and earn your Bachelor of Arts in Business with no student loans - a four year degree earned in three years (32 months…to be exact). 

If you dream it, you will learn how to do it at Oak Valley.  

  1. No student loans - Most students pay tuition with a part-time job. The total cost of tuition is less than the cost of a single semester at most private colleges. Click here.

  2. Graduate in three years - You take three semesters per year and graduate with your bachelor's degree a year ahead of your peers. It is still eight semesters, you just attend a couple of full summer semesters and complete your four year degree a year ahead of most students.

  3. Practical - The Bachelor of Arts in Business is arguably the most versatile degree. When coupled with the capstone experience, The Launch Pad, you gain the skills to go into private business, nonprofit, or ministry work.

  4. High-quality Christian experience - You experience college from a Christian worldview with professors who care about your future. Christian business and community leaders are available to help you, too, with job opportunities, mentoring, and connections.

  5. Strong academics - Professors know you by name and encourage you to do your best work. You will never be lost,

  6. Your family - You take your courses with a cohort of students, which provides a rich personal experience in a supportive environment.

Hurry, and we will waive the $50 application fee as soon as you make a campus visit. Start the application online in just a few minutes.

"What good is it for someone to gain the whole world, yet forfeit their soul." - Mark 8:36

Oak Valley College is changing my future. I really didn’t think that college would be my thing. I was really, really nervous. This school has totally taken that anxiety away. Everyone is really helpful so it makes me feel like I can achieve my goals for the future.
— AnnMarie, Class of 2019



Fifty years ago, Harvard (and many private colleges and universities) charged around $2,000 for tuition. Adjusted for inflation, Harvard tuition should be just over $15,000 per year today. Needless to say, Harvard charges nowhere near $15,000. This coming Fall, the sticker price for Harvard is $47,730, roughly triple the inflation-based price

As a distinctly different kind of college, Oak Valley has tapped into the angst and pressure students often feel to either chase expensive private education, meander through the maze of community college to the Cal State system (it typically takes 6+ years to graduate with a bachelor’s degree from the public system, or forgo college for the future.


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