College should be the time of your life, and it can be. If you make the right decision. There are many personal factors to consider and if you find the right fit for you, you will be cruising into your future and enjoying your experience along the way. Long term goals, location, finances, degrees offered, and learning environment are all major factors when deciding your path. Below you will find several areas at Napa Valley College where you can find your fit.

The Napa Valley

You may have heard of the Napa Valley, because it is world renowned and has a lot to be proud of. The wine may be why we became a global destination, but it is the hospitality of our community and the beauty that surrounds us that keeps everyone coming back to Napa.

Tucked away in the Napa Valley, an hour away from San Francisco and Sacramento, Napa Valley College finds it's self in the heart of northern California. The perfect location to allow students to focus academically while having big city attractions available as well. 

 
 TRANSFER to CSUs, UCs and many other public and private colleges and universities. NVC offers 75 degrees and certificates designed to prepare you for transfer to a four-year institution, upgrade your job skills, or prepare you for a career. NVC has 17 Associate Degrees Transfer (ADT) for guaranteed transfer.   

TRANSFER to CSUs, UCs and many other public and private colleges and universities. NVC offers 75 degrees and certificates designed to prepare you for transfer to a four-year institution, upgrade your job skills, or prepare you for a career. NVC has 17 Associate Degrees Transfer (ADT) for guaranteed transfer.

 

 RECEIVE FINANCIAL AID (EOPS) federal and state aid available year round. We offer over $225,OOO of locally supported, needs-based and merit-based scholarships.  

RECEIVE FINANCIAL AID (EOPS) federal and state aid available year round. We offer over $225,OOO of locally supported, needs-based and merit-based scholarships.
 

 LEARN FROM DEDICATED FACULTY & STAFF who help you make the most of your educational experience; and smaller class sizes for more individualized attention. 25:1 average student-to-faculty ratio.

LEARN FROM DEDICATED FACULTY & STAFF who help you make the most of your educational experience; and smaller class sizes for more individualized attention. 25:1 average student-to-faculty ratio.

 RESTAURANTS, MOVIES, PARKS, TRAINS, AND HOT AIR BALLOONS. You can find plenty of things to do in Napa. World class food can be found at every turn so you won't go hungry during all the activities. 

RESTAURANTS, MOVIES, PARKS, TRAINS, AND HOT AIR BALLOONS. You can find plenty of things to do in Napa. World class food can be found at every turn so you won't go hungry during all the activities. 

 RECEIVE SPECIALIZED CAREER TRAINING in 48 professional programs for great jobs in our local and regional economy. Outstanding training is offered in viticulture and winery technology, culinary arts, hospitality, respiratory therapy, nursing, public safety, and many more.

RECEIVE SPECIALIZED CAREER TRAINING in 48 professional programs for great jobs in our local and regional economy. Outstanding training is offered in viticulture and winery technology, culinary arts, hospitality, respiratory therapy, nursing, public safety, and many more.

 SAVE MONEY with lower per-unit college credit fees compared with CSU and UC.   

SAVE MONEY with lower per-unit college credit fees compared with CSU and UC.

 

 JOIN numerous clubs, athletic teams, intramural sports, theater, dance, and social programs for after-class enrichment and entertainment.      

JOIN numerous clubs, athletic teams, intramural sports, theater, dance, and social programs for after-class enrichment and entertainment.

 

 

 THE BEAUTIFUL SCENERY welcomes you to find adventure as you are surrounded by outdoor escapes: Bike the Napa Valley Vine Trail, hike Alston Park, explore Westwood Hills Park, roam all 217 acres of Di-Rosa outdoor art gallery, or play on Mount St. Helena in Robert Louis Stevenson Park.

THE BEAUTIFUL SCENERY welcomes you to find adventure as you are surrounded by outdoor escapes: Bike the Napa Valley Vine Trail, hike Alston Park, explore Westwood Hills Park, roam all 217 acres of Di-Rosa outdoor art gallery, or play on Mount St. Helena in Robert Louis Stevenson Park.