Ventura College: Ranking & Review

Ventura Rank United States Rank World Rank
1 1823 6417
Top 38%

Ventura College Acceptance rate and Admissions statistics

4,251 students enrolled in some distance education courses.

1,801 enrolled exclusively in distance education.

Male-Female Ratio

Enrollment by race or ethnicity

Admission requirements

It’s free to apply for undergraduates.

Ventura 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.

Ventura College Tuition

Total cost for students livingIn-stateOut-of-state
Off-campus $19,829 $25,491
The total cost includes tuition and fees, books, supplies and other expenses per full academic year.

Ventura College does not provide on-campus housing.

Average Tuition and fees for academic year programs
Tuition for Full-time undergraduates $1,338 $7,000
Fees for full-time undergraduates $50 $50
Per credit hour charge for part-time undergraduates $46 $250

Programs and Degrees

ProgramsAssociate's degreeTotal
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities 1,544 1,544
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services 316 316
Multi & Interdisciplinary Studies 262 262
Health Professions and Related Programs 191 191
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting, and Related Protective Service 185 185
Social Sciences 127 127
Psychology 108 108
Engineering Technologies and Engineering-related Fields 97 97
Family and Consumer Sciences & Human Sciences 80 80
Engineering 50 50
Visual and Performing Arts 50 50
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs 36 36
Parks, Recreation, Leisure and Fitness Studies 24 24
History 21 21
Precision Production 20 20
Mathematics and Statistics 19 19
Construction Trades 17 17
Mechanic and Repair Technologies & Technicians 14 14
Biological and Biomedical Sciences 12 12
English Language and Literature & Letters 11 11
Public Administration and Social Service Professions 9 9
Philosophy and Religious Studies 3 3
Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender, and Group Studies 1 1
Physical Sciences 1 1
Architecture and Related Services
Natural Resources and Conservation
Agriculture, Agriculture Operations and Related Sciences
Grand Total3,1983,198

A total of 3,198 2-year associate's degrees conferred across undergraduate programs at Ventura College.

Graduation rate35%30%39%
  • Full-time retention rate - 70%
  • Part-time retention rate - 46%

General info

Religious affiliationNot applicable
Academic CalendarSemester
Total FTE staff442
Instructional FTE276
Sector of institutionPublic, 2-year
Control of institutionPublic
Carnegie ClassificationAssociate's Colleges: High Transfer-High Traditional

Location and Contacts

Address4667 Telegraph Rd
Ventura, California, 93003-3872
United States
Urbanization levelCity: Midsize