Moorpark College

Tel: (805)378-1400
14,253 students
Public institution
As a public community college, Moorpark College offers programs and services accessible to the community. Drawing from a student-centered philosophy, Moorpark College creates learning environments that blend curriculum and services in providing to students.
School Highlights:
Moorpark College serves 14,253 students (41% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 53:1 is higher than the community college average of 22:1.
Minority enrollment is 46% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 71%.
Moorpark College is one of 5 community colleges within Ventura County, CA.
The nearest community college is Los Angeles Pierce College (16.7 miles away).

School Overview

The teacher population of 267 teachers has declined by 25% over five years.
Moorpark College Community College Avg.
Carnegie Classification Associate of Arts Colleges Associate of Arts Colleges
Institution Level At least 2 but less than 4 years At least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution Control Public institution Public
Total Faculty 267 staff
59 staff
Moorpark College Total Faculty (2006-2013)

Student Body

The student population of 14,253 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 53:1 has increased from 44:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.54 is more than the state average of 0.53. The school's diversity has grown by 8% over five years.
Total Enrollment
14,253 students
1,282 students
Moorpark College Total Enrollment (2006-2013)
Student : Teacher Ratio 53:1
Moorpark College student staff (2006-2013)
# Full-Time Students
5,778 students
810 students
Moorpark College Full-Time Students (2006-2013)
# Part-Time Students 8,475 students
1,017 students
Moorpark College Part-Time Students (2006-2013)
Moorpark College Enrollment Breakdown Community College Average Enrollment Breakdown
% Asian
Moorpark College Asian (2006-2013)
% Hispanic
Moorpark College Hispanic (2006-2013)
% Black
Moorpark College Black (2006-2013)
% White
Moorpark College White (2006-2013)
% Two or more races
Moorpark College More (2009-2013)
% Unknown races
Moorpark College Unknown (2006-2013)
% Non Resident races
Moorpark College non_resident (2006-2013)
Moorpark College Ethnicity Breakdown Community College Average Ethnicity Breakdown
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. 0.54 0.53
Moorpark College Diversity Score (2006-2013)

Finances and Admission

The in-state tuition of $1,388 is less than the state average of $5,740. The in-state tuition has grown by 69% over four years.
The out-state tuition of $7,050 is less than the state average of $10,294. The out-state tuition has grown by 8% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees $1,388 $5,740
Out-State Tuition Fees $7,050 $10,294
Moorpark College Out-State Tuition Fees (2009-2012)
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid 40%
Moorpark College % Students Receiving Some Financial Aid (2006-2013)
Source: 2013 (latest year available) IPEDS

School Notes:

Moorpark College is located in the foothills between the cities of Simi Valley and Moorpark. It is nestled on 134 acres. The college has been serving the citizens of the Ventura County since it opened in 1967 with a current enrollment of approximately 14,500 students. Moorpark College was established in 1963 by the Governing Board of the Ventura County Community College District. Soon after, a 134-acre site on Moorpark's eastern city boundary was secured in a combination donation/purchase from the Strathearns, a local ranching family. Moorpark College offers an average of 1,500 sections a semester, with courses in 70 disciplines, lower division preparation in a wide variety of transfer majors for the Baccalaureate degree and additional programs which lead to designated Associate degrees and Certificates of Achievement. Moorpark College also offers numerous Occupational Majors in areas geared to local and national employment needs and trends. Moorpark College is accredited by the Accrediting Commission for Community and Junior Colleges of the Western Association of Schools and Colleges, 3402 Mendocino Avenue, Santa Rosa, CA 95403, (707) 569-9177, an institutional accrediting body recognized by the Commission on Recognition of Postsecondary Accreditation and the U.S. Department of Education.

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Did You Know?
Ventura, CA 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 0.55, which is higher than the national average of 0.53. The most diverse community college in Ventura, CA is Ventura College. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.