Moorpark College

7075 Campus Rd
Moorpark, CA 93021-1695
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 5 community colleges within Ventura County, CA.
  • The nearest community college is Los Angeles Pierce College (16.70 miles away).

School Overview

  • The teacher population of 265 teachers has declined by 16% over five years.
Moorpark College (CA) Community College Avg.
Institution Level At least 2 but less than 4 years At least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution Control Public Public
Total Faculty 265 staff 86 staff
Moorpark College Total Faculty (2007-2016)

Student Body

  • The student population of 13,880 has declined by 9% over five years.
  • The school's diversity score of 0.59 is less than the state average of 0.73. The school's diversity has grown by 5% over five years.
Total Enrollment 13,880 students 7,105 students
Moorpark College Total Enrollment (2007-2016)
Student : Teacher Ratio 52:1 44:1
Moorpark College Student Staff Ratio (2007-2016)
# Full-Time Students 5,586 students 1,483 students
Moorpark College Full-Time Students (2007-2016)
# Part-Time Students 8,294 students 5,622 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 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. 0.59 0.73
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 -
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 $6,773. 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 $6,773
Moorpark College Out-State Tuition Fees (2007-2016)
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid 43% 78%
Moorpark College % Students Receiving Some Financial Aid (2007-2016)
Median Debt for Graduates $12,625 -
Moorpark College Median debt for students who have completed (2007-2015)
Median Debt for Dropouts $5,250 -
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?
Ventura County, 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 0.58, which is lower than the national average of 0.66. The most diverse community college in Ventura County, CA is ITT Technical Institute-Oxnard. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.