Moorpark College

  • 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 14,357 students (39% of students are full-time).
Minority enrollment is 55% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 75%.

Top Placements

Moorpark College places among the top 20% of community colleges in California for:

School Overview

The teacher population of 265 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Moorpark College(CA) Community College Avg.
Carnegie ClassificationBaccalaureate / Associates CollegesBaccalaureate / Associates Colleges
Institution LevelAt least 2 but less than 4 yearsAt least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution ControlPublicPublic
Total Faculty265 staff134 staff
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Student Body

The student population of Moorpark College has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The Moorpark College diversity score of 0.68 is less than the state average of 0.73. The school's diversity has grown by 14% over five years.
Total Enrollment14,357 students5,275 students
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Student : Teacher Ratio54:145:1
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# Full-Time Students5,593 students1,894 students
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# Part-Time Students8,764 students6,252 students
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% American Indian/Alaskan
1%
1%
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% Asian
8%
12%
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% Hispanic
33%
43%
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% Black
2%
7%
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% White
45%
25%
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% Two or more races
5%
4%
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% Non Resident races
5%
4%
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% Unknown races
1%
4%
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Diversity Score0.680.73
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College Completion Rate
38%
31%
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Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)$42,400$34,600
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Finances and Admission

The public in-state tuition of $1,388 is less than the state average of $1,458. 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 $6,710. The out-state tuition has stayed relatively flat over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees$1,388$1,458
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Out-State Tuition Fees$7,050$6,710
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% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid44%77%
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Median Debt for Graduates$10,497$10,063
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Median Debt for Dropouts$5,751$5,751
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Source: 2019 (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.

Nearby Schools

The nearest community college to Moorpark College is College of the Canyons (16.7 miles away).
  • College Location Mi. Students
  • 20,850 students | 16.70 Mi26455 Rockwell Canyon Rd
    Santa Clarita CA  91355
    (661) 259-7800
    16.7020,850
  • 17,664 students | 17.10 Mi6201 Winnetka Ave
    Woodland Hills CA  91371
    (818) 719-6401
    17.1017,664
  • 7,418 students | 20.50 Mi4000 S Rose Ave
    Oxnard CA  93033
    (805) 986-5800
    20.507,418
  • 306 students | 22.50 Mi1450 Boughton Drive
    Bakersfield CA  93308
    (661) 615-5915
    22.50306
  • 13,312 students | 22.70 Mi4667 Telegraph Rd
    Ventura CA  93003
    (805) 654-6400
    22.7013,312
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Did You Know?
For California public community colleges, the average tuition is approximately $1,458 per year for in-state students and $6,710 for out-of-state students. For private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $19,032 per year. Read more about average community college tuition costs across the country.

The average community college acceptance rate in California is 83%. Read more about national community college acceptance rates.

California community colleges have a diversity score of 0.73, which is equal to the national average of 0.73. The most diverse community college in California is California College San Diego. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.