Monterey Peninsula College

980 Fremont St
Monterey, CA 93940-4799
Tel: (831)646-4000
9,150 students
Public institution

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The mission of Monterey Peninsula College to offer stimulating, high-quality courses, programs, and student services to our diverse community. Monterey Peninsula College, recognizing the worth and potential of every individual, is dedicated to providing equal access and adequate support to any interested member of the community.
School Highlights:
Monterey Peninsula College serves 9,150 students (25% of students are full-time).
Minority enrollment is 52% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 63%.
Monterey Peninsula College is one of 4 community colleges within Monterey County, CA.
The nearest community college is Defense Language Institute (1.7 miles away).

School Overview

The teacher population of - teachers has declined by 100% over five years.
Monterey Peninsula College Community College Avg.
Institution Level At least 2 but less than 4 years At least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution Control Public institution Public

Student Body

The student population of 9,150 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 43:1 has increased from 42:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.68 is more than the state average of 0.44. The school's diversity has grown by 25% over five years.
Total Enrollment
9,150 students
1,303 students
Monterey Peninsula College Total Enrollment (2006-2012)
# Full-Time Students
2,250 students
835 students
Monterey Peninsula College Full-Time Students (2006-2012)
# Part-Time Students 6,900 students
1,046 students
Monterey Peninsula College Part-Time Students (2006-2012)
Monterey Peninsula College sch enrollment Monterey Peninsula College sta enrollment
% American Indian/Alaskan
1%
1%
% Asian
15%
2%
Monterey Peninsula College Asian (2006-2012)
% Hawaiian
1%
1%
% Hispanic
24%
7%
Monterey Peninsula College Hispanic (2006-2012)
% Black
7%
11%
Monterey Peninsula College Black (2006-2012)
% White
48%
66%
Monterey Peninsula College White (2006-2012)
% Two or more races
4%
2%
Monterey Peninsula College More (2010-2012)
Monterey Peninsula College sch ethnicity Monterey Peninsula College sta ethnicity
Diversity ScoreThe chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body. 0.68 0.44
Monterey Peninsula College Diversity Score (2006-2012)

Finances and Admission

The in-state tuition of $1,170 is less than the state average of $5,890. The in-state tuition has grown by 72% over four years.
The out-state tuition of $5,466 is less than the state average of $10,047. The out-state tuition has stayed relatively flat over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees $1,170 $5,890
Monterey Peninsula College In-State Tuition Fees (2009-2012)
Out-State Tuition Fees $5,466 $10,047
Monterey Peninsula College Out-State Tuition Fees (2009-2012)
Source: 2012 (latest year available) IPEDS

School Notes:

MPC, one of 109 colleges in the California Community College System, is committed to high quality education; support of our students; strong, effective leadership; long-term fiscal stability; a well-maintained, environmentally friendly campus; and equal opportunity for all students and employees. The college offers courses to prepare students for transfer to four-year institutions, to prepare for the workplace, to update work skills or prepare for a new career, to gain a general education, and to improve basic skills in mathematics, reading, writing and science. The college is accredited by the Accrediting Commission for Community and Junior Colleges of the Western Association of Schools and Colleges, an institutional accrediting body recognized by the Commission on Recognition of Post-secondary Accreditation and the U.S. Department of Education.

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Did You Know?
For California public community colleges, the average tuition is approximately $3,378 per year for in-state students and $7,695 for out-of-state students. For private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $17,091 per year. Read more about average community college tuition costs across the country.

The average community college acceptance rate in California is 84%. Read more about national community college acceptance rates.

California community colleges have a diversity scoreThe chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body. of 0.71, which is higher than the national average of 0.44. The most diverse community college in California is California College-San Diego. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.