FINANCIAL AID RATE78%
STUDENT TEACHER RATIO29:1
DEGREE OFFERED ONLINE4
FINANCIAL AID AWARD AVG.$3,347
Average Grants + Scholarship Aid Awarded to Undergraduate Students
Percent of Full-Time Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid
Percent of Students Paying In-State Tuition vs Out-of-State Tuition
Modesto Junior College
699 South C St, Oxnard, CA
Modesto Junior College, located in Modesto, California, is a member of the California Community College System and serves the central valley area. The school has an enrollment of over 20000 degree seeking students, and as a result has built and updated its campus to serve the increase demand placed upon the school. The school is committed to remaining current with the changing needs of the community, adding, updating, reviewing programs, facilities and services as needed to accommodate the modern student. The school has been operating for over 90 years, providing residents of the region a strong, high quality, postsecondary education in a variety of forms to meet an individual's purpose.
Modesto Junior College offers a variety of programs designed to allow students to choose one that meets their career or academic needs and assist in reaching the student's goals. Career programs provide an environment and curriculum that prepares the student for entry into the workforce as a professional through the development of pertinent skills and abilities. Programs take between one and two years to complete. Individuals having completed a program are capable of performing the duties and tasks required of their field, having earned a certificate or degree which demonstrates competency and allows for employment at the entry level.
Academic transfer programs allow students to complete the first two years of a four year education followed by entry to a college or university to transfer credits and complete the final two years of a bachelor's degree in their desired field of study. Agreements in place with public California higher education institutions can ease the transfer process, particularly for residents of the state. Individuals wishing to attend private or out of state schools should consult an academic advisor to develop a curriculum that best fulfills the transfer requirements of the student's desired school or schools.
Programs offered include:
The school also offers continuing education courses for professionals wishing to renew certification or licensure, or wishing to update their knowledge base. Adult education courses assist in the completion of a high school education for those who had forgone it in the past. Additionally, residents may take individual noncredit courses for personal benefit and enjoyment.
Admissions and Financial Aid
Modesto Junior College is a public two year, open enrollment institution that allows any student that meets its minimum requirements for admission to enroll through the submission of an application and payment of tuition. Students must supply transcripts, test scores, and any other pertinent information prior to registration. Additionally, students may also be required to take a placement exam. New students are encouraged to participate in student orientation to gain information about student life, as well as meet with a counselor to discuss personal and professional goals and develop an academic curriculum.
Financial aid is available in the form of loans, grants, and scholarships. Students in need of assistance must complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA), which is used by the school to determine financial need and aid program eligibility, awarded by the school through packet formed shortly after receiving the FAFSA. Aid must be reapplied for prior to the start of each semester and aid recipients may be asked to provide additional information to verify the accuracy of their provided information in lieu of recent federal regulations regarding financial aid.
The Modesto Junior College Pirates participate in intercollegiate athletics through multiple programs that start and end throughout the year. Intercollegiate athletic programs allow students to engage in healthy competition in a controlled setting, providing the development of useful skills, such as discipline, good health habits, leadership, teamwork and others that can be applied to one's personal, academic and professional life. Student interested in participating may contact the athletic department to acquire the forms and tryout dates for participation.
Athletic programs offered:
- Cross Country
- Track and Field
- Water Polo
Admission Requirements & Details
The admission details below may give an overview of the candidates Modesto Junior College accepts. The details may include application requirements and recommendations, as well as any AP or college credits that may be transferred.
College Credits Accepted
- Dual Credits
- AP Course Credits
Estimated Costs & Financial Aid
The average "out of pocket" cost of attendance, after any grants and scholarships are considered, is around $9,600. In order to calculate a more accurate and detailed cost of attendance check out their cost calculator here. The figures listed below are for informational purposes only and do not represent current or future tuition, fees, and expenses.
Tuition & Fees Information
- Annual tuition estimates are:
- State Residents: $1,100-$1,300
- Out-of-State: $7,500-$8,957
- Part-time students are charged:
- In-State: $46-$55 per unit
- Out-of-State: $310-$370 per unit
Financial Aid Details
The table below breaks down the types of financial aid, the percent of students receiving aid, and average amount of aid per student per year.
|Percent of Students||Average Amount|
|Any Financial Aid||78%||-|
|Receiving Grants & Scholarships||78%||$5,652|
Academics & Student Services
Student ServicesTo help students and alumni, Modesto Junior College may offer services including:
- Online course work available
- Remedial courses
- Counseling assistance
- Work study style employment
The program list below is organized by areas of study. The programs that have a link will direct you to the program's profile page where you can learn more about education requirements and career pathways.
Get more information about the programs offered by Modesto Junior College by clicking the request information to the right.
(C) Certificate or Award | (A) Associate's | (B) Bachelor's | (M) Master's Degree | (D) Doctorate (PhD,...)
Business and Marketing Studies
Communications and Journalism
Computer and Information Sciences
English Language and Literature
Family and Consumer Sciences
Foreign Languages and Literature
Health and Clinical Professions
Liberal Arts and Sciences
Mathematics and Statistics
Mechanic and Repair Technology
Natural Resources and Conservation
Philosophy and Religious Studies
Public Administration and Social Services
Recreation and Fitness Studies
Security and Protective Services
Visual and Performing Arts
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