Diablo Valley College (DVC) is located in the beautiful San Francisco Bay Area, city of Pleasant Hill, California, a residential area approximately 45 minutes away by car from San Francisco There is also a satellite campus in San Ramon, California and is one of the three colleges that make up the Colleges of Contra Costa. Lake Tahoe, San Francisco, Santa Cruz, the Napa Valley and the Pacific Ocean are within driving distance for weekend activities, as well as nearby Silicon Valley (Google, Facebook). The student body of 28,000 includes 10,000 full time students. Currently there are 600 international students representing 58 nationalities at DVC. An active student life is found on campus with more than 75 student clubs, International Student Club, International Education Week activities, and events for international students. DVC offers tremendous value with smaller class sizes, free academic tutoring and educational planning.