Monterey Peninsula College: Ranking & Review

United States
Top 34%

Monterey Peninsula College Acceptance rate and Admissions statistics

Enrolled total (including graduate students)7,8163,6484,168

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
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 Programs201201
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities120120
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services110110
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting, and Related Protective Service7474
Social Sciences4545
Family and Consumer Sciences & Human Sciences3434
Multi & Interdisciplinary Studies3434
Physical Sciences3232
Mechanic and Repair Technologies & Technicians3131
Visual and Performing Arts3030
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs1818
Mathematics and Statistics1717
Parks, Recreation, Leisure and Fitness Studies1515
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services1313
Biological and Biomedical Sciences99
English Language and Literature & Letters44
Public Administration and Social Service Professions22
Philosophy and Religious Studies22
Agriculture, Agriculture Operations and Related Sciences11
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics11
Library Science11
Personal and Culinary Services
Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender, and Group Studies
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
City population29,000