Moorpark College

Tel: (805)378-1400
  • 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 13,880 students (40% of students are full-time).
  • Minority enrollment is 42% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 68%.
  • Moorpark College is one of 4 community colleges within Ventura County, CA.
  • The nearest community college to Moorpark College is Los Angeles Pierce College (16.7 miles away).

School Overview

  • The teacher population of 265 teachers has declined by 23% over five years.
Moorpark College(CA) Community College Avg.
Institution LevelAt least 2 but less than 4 yearsAt least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution ControlPublicPublic
Total Faculty265 staff97 staff
Moorpark College Total Faculty (2007-2016)

Student Body

  • The student population of Moorpark College has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The Moorpark College diversity score of 0.59 is less than the state average of 0.73. The school's diversity has grown by 9% over five years.
Total Enrollment13,880 students7,516 students
Moorpark College Total Enrollment (2007-2016)
Student : Teacher Ratio52:144:1
Moorpark College Student Staff Ratio (2007-2016)
# Full-Time Students5,586 students1,613 students
Moorpark College Full-Time Students (2007-2016)
# Part-Time Students8,294 students5,903 students
Moorpark College Part-Time Students (2007-2016)
Moorpark College Enrollment Breakdown CA All Enrollment Breakdown
% American Indian/Alaskan
Moorpark College American Indian/Alaskan (2007-2011)
% Asian
Moorpark College Asian (2007-2016)
% Hispanic
Moorpark College Hispanic (2007-2016)
% Black
Moorpark College Black (2007-2016)
% White
Moorpark College White (2007-2016)
% Two or more races
Moorpark College More (2010-2016)
% Non Resident races
Moorpark College Non Resident (2007-2016)
% Unknown races
Moorpark College Ethnicity Breakdown CA All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity Score0.590.73
Moorpark College Diversity Score (2007-2016)
College Completion Rate
Moorpark College Completion Rates for First-Time, Full-Time Students (2007-2015)
Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)$42,400$34,900
Moorpark College Average and Median Earnings, Disaggregated by Student Subgroups (2008-2013)

Finances and Admission

  • The public in-state tuition of $1,388 is less than the state average of $1,636. The in-state tuition has stayed relatively flat over four years.
  • The public out-state tuition of $7,050 is more than the state average of $6,797. The out-state tuition has stayed relatively flat over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees$1,388$1,636
Moorpark College In-State Tuition Fees (2007-2016)
Out-State Tuition Fees$7,050$6,797
Moorpark College Out-State Tuition Fees (2007-2016)
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid43%78%
Moorpark College % Students Receiving Some Financial Aid (2007-2016)
Median Debt for Graduates$12,625$9,500
Moorpark College Median debt for students who have completed (2007-2015)
Median Debt for Dropouts$5,250$5,500
Moorpark College Median debt for students who have not completed (2007-2015)
Source: 2016 (or 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?
For California public community colleges, the average tuition is approximately $1,636 per year for in-state students and $6,797 for out-of-state students. For private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $19,157 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 score of 0.73, which is higher than the national average of 0.65. The most diverse community college in California is Berkeley City College. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.