University Bridge @ Irvine Valley College (IVC) is located in beautiful Irvine, California, rated as the “Safest City in America.”* Just a short drive to Los Angeles and San Diego, UBridge@IVC gives students easy access to the famous Southern California beaches in the summer, mountain ski resorts in winter, and a variety of outdoor activities to enjoy year-round. It’s also close to the Irvine Spectrum Center and a few top universities, including UC Irvine and of course UCLA and UC San Diego.
Founded in 1979, Irvine Valley College is a leader among community colleges in the nation. It is just a few minutes from UC Irvine, and has transferred more students to UCI than any other college in the state. IVC combines a small-college environment with more than 60 acres of modern facilities and equipment, including its beautiful state-of-the-art $32 million Performing Arts Center. Known for its strong academics and high transfer rate, IVC has been named “Top Medium-Sized Community College in Southern California”!**
*According to FBI rate, 11 years in a row – **Edsmart.org – ***Fall 2019, for schools sending 10+ students