Reach your highest potential with higher education and career training

Who we are

San Bernardino Community College District is home to approximately 27,000 students through San Bernardino Valley College and Crafton Hills College.

For nearly 100 years, we have trained health care providers, firefighters, paramedics, police officers, teachers, social workers, engineers, entrepreneurs, and community leaders who have made a difference in the lives of others.

Whether you would like to transfer to a UC or a Cal State campus or learn new skills for a career, we are here to help you achieve your goals. We offer financial aid, evening and weekend classes, and online classes to fit your busy schedule.

Affordable Pathways to UC and Cal State

If your dream is to go to a Cal State or UC campus, did you know you can start the first two years of your bachelor’s degree at Crafton Hills College and San Bernardino Valley College? We offer affordable associate degree programs that are guaranteed to transfer to a campus of your choice.

Learn more about our academic programs, visit Crafton Hills College and San Bernardino Valley College.

Award-Winning Hands-on Career Training 

The California Community Colleges Chancellor’s Office recognized Crafton Hills College and San Bernardino Valley College as a “Strong Workforce Star” for preparing students for good-paying jobs that increase their earnings by more than 50 percent.

Our award-winning career training programs include:

  • Administration of Justice
  • Alcohol and Controlled Substances
  • Automotive Collision Repair
  • Automotive Technology
  • Child Development, Early Care and Education
  • Construction Inspection
  • Diesel Technology
  • Electronics and Electric Technology
  • Emergency Medical Technology – Paramedic
  • Environmental Control Technology
  • Fire Technology
  • Graphic Art and Design
  • Pharmacy Technology
  • Radio and Television
  • Radiologic Technology
  • Real Estate
  • Respiratory Care
  • Water and Watershed Technology
  • Welding Technology

Tuition is low and financial assistance is high

How much does it cost to attend Crafton Hills College or San Bernardino Valley College? 

The typical California resident who enrolls as a full-time student (12 class units per semester) pays about $552 per semester, or $1,104 per year.

For nearly 100 years, we have worked with students and families to reduce how much they pay out of pocket through state and federal financial aid, scholarships and work-study programs.

Learn more about financial aid, visit www.icanaffordcollege.com

We understand and support our students

At Crafton Hills College and San Bernardino Valley College, our caring faculty and staff come from the same background and communities as our students. That means that whoever you are, wherever you come from, we treat everyone with respect and offer you the support you need to reach your educational and career goals.

Ask your guidance counselor if you are eligible for the student support services below: 

Tutoring and Academic Support is available if you would like more practice and one-on-one coaching in a specific academic subject to complete a homework assignment, prepare for a test and stay on track to achieve your academic goals.

University Transfer Center is the go-to resource to help you navigate the transfer process to Cal State, UC, and private universities.

Career Center is your go-to resource to explore career opportunities, improve your resume and cover letter, learn interviewing techniques, and create a plan for a successful career.

Veterans Resource Center is the go-to resource for military veterans and their families for academic and career guidance, mental health counseling, financial aid and scholarship opportunities.

Dreamers Resource Center at San Bernardino Valley College is the go-to resource for students, regardless of immigration status, for academic and career advising, financial aid and scholarship opportunities, all in a welcoming environment.

Guardian Scholars is a program to support current and former foster youth with academic and career counseling, housing resources and to access financial aid and scholarship opportunities.

Mental Health Services are available at no-cost to all students who would like to improve their emotional well-being through individual counseling or group sessions. 

CalWorks is a program to assist low-income students with paid work-study opportunities, child care and assistance to buy books and supplies.

Food Assistance and Showers are available for students who are experiencing food and housing insecurity through COACH’s Cupboard at Crafton Hills College and Valley 360 Resource Center at San Bernardino Valley College. Both locations are stocked with healthy food, basic personal hygiene products and compassionate assistance when students need it the most.

Need a lift? Crafton Hills College and San Bernardino Valley College students ride Omnitrans for free! Ride any Omnitrans or sbX routes for free with your student ID while presently enrolled in a course.

When do classes begin?

We accept applications anytime, year round

Take the first step to prepare for the career of your dreams. We are here to support you along the way. 

To start your online application, first choose the campus you would like to attend:

Be sure to apply for Financial Aid

Once you have chosen a college, you can see their steps for applying for Financial Aid:

San Bernardino Community College District has partnered with Bank mobile to deliver your Financial Aid refund. for more information about BankMobile, visit this link: https://bankmobiledisbursements.com/refundchoices/

To view our contract with BankMobile, a division of Customers Bank, click here.