Ventura College (VC)

Ventura, CA

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Ventura College

Ventura College Student Essentials

Ventura College Student Essentials
Region: Southwest
Setting: Mid-size City Setting
Type: Public
Affiliation: Not applicable
Size: Very Large (+10,000 Undergrad)
Website: www.venturacollege.edu
On-Campus Housing Available: No
Parking Permit Required: Yes
Selectivity: Open Admissions
In-State Tuition: $1,338
Out-of-State Tuition: $5,700
Retention Rate: 69%
Enrollment: 20,770
Year Established: 1925

About VC

The Ventura College in Ventura, California, is a two-year college that offers academic and vocational programs for students interested in transferring to a four-year program, gaining employment upon receipt of associate’s degree, or even pursuing remedial education to improve basic skills.

Though Ventura is a two-year college, the school provides many opportunities for students to have an enriching student life that is both fun and educational. You may participate in the Student Activities Program, which offers leadership internships, positions in student government and numerous student clubs and organizations. Two school publications are available to students for both work and professional experience: the Student Voice and Ventura College News.

The school offers many student services, including psychological services, academic advising, tutoring, work experience and internships.

Admissions are open, allowing any student who has graduated from high school or is at least 18 years of age the opportunity to attend.

Academics include a broad range of career and technical education programs and associate’s degrees in fields like Accounting, Agriculture, Chemistry, Criminal Justice and many more.

Tuition is set lower for in-state residents. The Ventura College Promise program pays for recent high school graduates’ first year at Ventura. Other financial aid options include a number of institutional grants and scholarships, federal grants, and loans for students who complete the VC Foundation scholarship and FAFSA applications.

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VC Ratings & Reviews

Overall School Rating:

Rated 4 of 5 Stars 3 Reviews

33% of students gave Ventura College 5 stars overall.

Student Ratings

Student at This School - Grad Year 2013

Overall Rating

They're in the process of remodeling so it is only getting better.


VC Map & Location

Ventura College
4667 Telegraph Road
Ventura, CA 93003


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Getting Around VC

Walkability

Good walkability. We think you’ll enjoy walking in this area.

6/10
walk

Weather

Seasonal average temperatures for Ventura, CA

Winter
Dec
69
41
Jan
69
41
Feb
69
43
Spring
Mar
71
44
Apr
74
46
May
75
50
Summer
Jun
77
53
Jul
81
57
Aug
83
56
Fall
Sep
82
55
Oct
79
50
Nov
74
44

VC Students

Total Students 20,770

Ethnic Diversity:

  • Latino: 44%
  • African American: 3%
  • Caucasian: 39%
  • American Indian or Alaska native: 1%
  • Asian: 5%
  • Unknown and Other: 8%
Latino 44%
African American 3%
Caucasian 39%
American Indian or Alaska native 1%
Asian 5%
Unknown and Other 8%

Undergraduate 100%
Graduate %
Full-Time 22%
Part-Time 78%
International 0%
Domestic 100%

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