Monterey Peninsula College: Ranking & Review

Monterey Rank United States Rank World Rank
3 1587 5708
Top 34%

Monterey Peninsula College Acceptance rate and Admissions statistics

2,272 students enrolled in some distance education courses.

722 enrolled exclusively in distance education.

Male-Female Ratio

Enrollment by race or ethnicity

Admission requirements

It’s free to apply for undergraduates.

Monterey Peninsula College has an open admission policy (non-competitive). The only requirement is a certificate of attendance or a highschool diploma or a General Educational Development certificate.

Monterey Peninsula College Tuition

Total cost for students livingIn-stateOut-of-state
Off-campus $24,605 $30,221
The total cost includes tuition and fees, books, supplies and other expenses per full academic year.

Monterey Peninsula College does not provide on-campus housing.

Average Tuition and fees for academic year programs
Tuition for Full-time undergraduates $1,104 $6,720
Fees for full-time undergraduates $72 $72
Per credit hour charge for part-time undergraduates $46 $280

Programs and Degrees

ProgramsAssociate's degreeTotal
Health Professions and Related Programs 201 201
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities 120 120
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services 110 110
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting, and Related Protective Service 74 74
Psychology 57 57
Social Sciences 45 45
Family and Consumer Sciences & Human Sciences 34 34
Multi & Interdisciplinary Studies 34 34
Physical Sciences 32 32
Mechanic and Repair Technologies & Technicians 31 31
Visual and Performing Arts 30 30
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs 18 18
Mathematics and Statistics 17 17
Parks, Recreation, Leisure and Fitness Studies 15 15
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services 13 13
Engineering 9 9
Biological and Biomedical Sciences 9 9
History 4 4
English Language and Literature & Letters 4 4
Public Administration and Social Service Professions 2 2
Philosophy and Religious Studies 2 2
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics 1 1
Agriculture, Agriculture Operations and Related Sciences 1 1
Library Science 1 1
Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender, and Group Studies
Personal and Culinary Services
Grand Total864864

A total of 864 2-year associate's degrees conferred across undergraduate programs at Monterey Peninsula College.

Graduation rate27%24%29%
  • Full-time retention rate - 70%
  • Part-time retention rate - 39%

General info

Religious affiliationNot applicable
Academic CalendarSemester
Total FTE staff357
Instructional FTE197
Sector of institutionPublic, 2-year
Control of institutionPublic
Carnegie ClassificationAssociate's Colleges: High Transfer-High Nontraditional

Location and Contacts

Address980 Fremont St
Monterey, California, 93940-4799
United States
Urbanization levelSuburb: Midsize