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 0.45. The school's diversity has grown by 25% over five years.
Total Enrollment
9,150 students
1,272 students
# Full-Time Students
2,250 students
827 students
# Part-Time Students 6,900 students
1,016 students
% American Indian/Alaskan 1%
1%
% Asian 15%
2%
% Hawaiian 1%
1%
% Hispanic 24%
7%
% Black 7%
12%
% White 48%
66%
% Two or more races 4%
2%
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
0.45

Finances and Admission

The in-state tuition of $1,170 is less than the state average of $6,030. 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 $10,175. The out-state tuition has stayed relatively flat over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees $1,170 $6,030
Out-State Tuition Fees $5,466 $10,175
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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