Ventura College: Ranking & Review

United States
Top 38%

Ventura College Acceptance rate and Admissions statistics

Enrolled total (including graduate students)13,1745,8667,308

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
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 Humanities1,5441,544
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services316316
Multi & Interdisciplinary Studies262262
Health Professions and Related Programs191191
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting, and Related Protective Service185185
Social Sciences127127
Engineering Technologies and Engineering-related Fields9797
Family and Consumer Sciences & Human Sciences8080
Visual and Performing Arts5050
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs3636
Parks, Recreation, Leisure and Fitness Studies2424
Precision Production2020
Mathematics and Statistics1919
Construction Trades1717
Mechanic and Repair Technologies & Technicians1414
Biological and Biomedical Sciences1212
English Language and Literature & Letters1111
Public Administration and Social Service Professions99
Philosophy and Religious Studies33
Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender, and Group Studies11
Physical Sciences11
Agriculture, Agriculture Operations and Related Sciences
Architecture and Related Services
Natural Resources and Conservation
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
City population106,000