About the Central Valley
Higher Education Consortium

The Central Valley Higher Education Consortium (CVHEC) is a 501(c)3 incorporated non-profit organization comprised of accredited public and private colleges, universities, and community college district members. CVHEC was founded in 2000 by then Fresno State President John D. Welty along with 18 college and university leaders. Today, it is a 29-member strong consortium. Jointly, the consortium members serve over 250,000 students in California’s nine-county region known as the Central Valley.

CVHEC's 29 Member Institutions Include:

Kern Community College District
  • Bakersfield College
  • Cerro Coso College
  • Porterville College
West Hills Community College District
  • West Hills College Coalinga
  • West Hills College Lemoore
State Center Community College District
  • Clovis Community College
  • Fresno City College
  • Reedley College
  • Madera Community College
Yosemite Community College District
  • Columbia College
  • Modesto Junior College
College of the Sequoias Community College District
Merced Community College District
San Joaquin Delta Community College District
West Kern Community College District (Taft College)
UMass Global – Modesto Campus
UMass Global – Visalia Campus
California Health Sciences University
Fresno Pacific University
National University
University of the Pacific
California State University, Bakersfield
California State University, Fresno
California State University, Stanislaus
University of California, Merced

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