VC Description

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.

Quick Facts about Ventura College

Region

Southwest

Setting

Mid-size City Setting

Type

Public

Size

Very Large (+10,000 Undergrad)

On-Campus Housing Available

No

Parking Permit Required

Yes

Selectivity

Open Admissions

In-State Tuition

$818

Out-of-State Tuition

$5,700

Retention Rate

69%

Enrollment

13,758

Year Established

1925

VC Ratings & Reviews

Overall School Rating: 4

5 star
  1 review
4 star
  1 review
3 star
  1 review
2 star
 
1 star
 

33% of students gave Ventura College 5 stars overall.

Student at This School - Grad Year 2013

Overall Rating:
3

Detailed Ratings

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VC Students

Total Students
13,758

Undergraduate vs. Graduate

Undergraduate
100%
Graduate
0%

Full-Time vs. Part-Time Students

Full-Time
100%
Part-Time
0%

Students Coming From In-State vs. Out-of-State

In-State
100%
Out-of-State
0%

Ethnic Diversity

African-American
2%
Asian
5%
Caucasian
39%
Latino
44%
Other
10%

Students State Origin

California
100%

International Students

International
0%
Domestic
100%

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