Modesto Junior College

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General Information

Admission Office

435 College Avenue

Modesto, CA 95350-5800

(209) 575-6013

Fax: (209) 575-6859

Contact: Martha Robles

Dean of Matriculation, Admissions, and Records
Main Address

435 College Avenue

Modesto, CA 95350-5800

(209) 575-6471

Total undergrads: 19,314

Degree-seeking undergrads: 16,623


Suburban setting

Small city (50,000 – 249,999)

Commuter campus

Degrees offered:

Admissions Information

Application Fee

College has an application fee: No

Admissions Policies/Requirements

Open admission

College Majors

Agriculture & Related Sciences

Agricultural Business A
Agricultural Supplies A
Agronomy/Crop Science A
Animal Breeding A
Animal Sciences A
Dairy Science A
Food Science A,C
Horticulture, Ornamental A
Landscaping A,C
Plant Sciences A
Plant/Nursery Operations C
Poultry Science A
Soil Science and Agronomy A

Architecture & Related Programs

City/Community/Regional Planning A
Landscape Architecture A

Arts, Visual & Performing

Art – General A
Commercial Photography A
Commercial/Advertising Art A,C
Drama/Theater Arts A
Fashion Design A,C
Film Production/Cinematography A
Fine/Studio Arts A
Interior Design A,C
Music – General A
Photography A
Visual and Performing Arts – General A,C

Business, Management, & Marketing

Accounting A,C
Administrative/Secretarial Services A,C
Business – General A
Business Administration/Management A
Fashion Merchandising A,C
Finance/Banking A
Management Information Systems A
Marketing Management A
Office Clerical Services C
Office Management C
Real Estate A

Communications & Journalism

Broadcast Journalism A,C
Communications/Rhetoric A,C
Journalism A,C

Communications Technologies

Graphic/Printing Equipment Operation A,C

Computer & Information Sciences

Computer Graphics A,C
Computer Programming – General A
Computer Science A
Computer/Information Sciences – General A

Construction Trades

Building/Property Maintenance A,C
Electrician A,C
Pipefitting A,C


Electrical/Communications Engineering A
Engineering – General A

Engineering Technologies

Architectural Engineering Technology A,C
Drafting and Design Technology A

English Language & Literature

English Language & Literature – General A
Rhetoric and Composition A,C

Family & Consumer Sciences

Child Care Management A,C
Clothing/Apparel/Textile Studies A
Family/Community Services A
Family/Consumer Sciences – General A
Foods/Nutrition Studies A
Institutional Food Production C

Foreign Language & Literature

Foreign Language & Literature – General A
Spanish A

Health Professions & Clinical Sciences

Dental Assistance A
Emergency Medical Technology C
Medical Assistance A
Medical Transcription C
Nursing (RN) A
Nursing – Practical C
Nursing Assistance C
Respiratory Therapy A
Substance Abuse Counseling C

Mechanic & Repair Technologies

Auto Body Repair A,C
Automotive Technology A,C
Electrical/Electronics Equipment Repair A,C
Heating/A.C./Refrigeration Mechanics A,C
Mechanics & Repair – General A,C

Natural Resources & Conservation

Forestry – General A,C
Natural Resources & Conservation – General A,C
Wildlife/Wilderness Management A,C

Parks, Recreation & Fitness

Health/Physical Fitness A
Parks, Recreation & Fitness – General A

Personal & Culinary Services

Culinary Arts/Related Services A,C

Public Administration & Services

Human Services A,C

Security & Protective Services

Fire Science/Firefighting A,C
Law Enforcement Administration A

Social Sciences

Social Sciences – General A

Degree levels for each major are designated by the following letters:

    A = Associate degree
    B = Bachelor’s degree
    C = Certificate or diploma

*We do not guarantee the accuracy of information on this page. All information is subject to change. You should confirm all information with a college admissions officer.

Modesto Junior College Highlights

School Information

Phone Number: (209) 575-6550
Type of School: 4-year, Public
Apply Online:
Address: 435 College Ave, Modesto, CA 95350-5800
Setting: City: Midsize
Campus Housing: No

Students & Programs

Student Population: 18,068
6-yr Graduation Rate (Bachelor's): %
Student-to-faculty Ratio: 29 to 1
Distance Learning Programs: Yes
Distance Learning Students*: 9,492 (53% of total students)
Degree Levels Offered: Certificates, Associates, Bachelor's

* Students taking at least 1 distance learning course

Tuition & Financial Aid*

In-state Tuition: $1,176
Out-of-state Tuition: $7,536
% of Students Receiving Financial Aid: 85%
Avg. Amount of Grant or Scholarship Aid Awarded: $5,063

* Full-time beginning undergraduate students. Financial aid is available to those who qualify.

Modesto Junior College Programs

See the degree programs that are offered at Modesto Junior College.

Degree Name Cert Assoc Bach Mast Doct
Agriculture, Agriculture Operations and Related Sciences 78
Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender, and Group Studies 1
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services 107
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs 21
Communications Technologies/Technicians and Support Services 1
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services 43
Construction Trades 1
Education 2
Engineering Technologies and Engineering-related Fields 1
English Language and Literature/Letters 1
Family and Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences 31
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics 2
Health Professions and Related Programs 571
History 1
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting, and Related Protective Service 32
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities 12
Mathematics and Statistics 1
Mechanic and Repair Technologies/Technicians 64
Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies 1
Natural Resources and Conservation 11
Parks, Recreation, Leisure and Fitness Studies 2
Personal and Culinary Services 1
Philosophy and Religious Studies 1
Physical Sciences 4
Precision Production 42
Psychology 1
Public Administration and Social Service Professions 11
Social Sciences 5
Visual and Performing Arts 26
Grand total 55651

* Based on programs that produced 2019-2020 graduates

Tuition & Financial Aid

See what it costs to enroll at Modesto Junior College and how many students are receiving scholarships, grants, or loans as financial aid to help cover the costs of tuition.

Undergraduate Student Tuition

Average tuition and fees for academic year:

Tuition and Fees 2019-2020
In-state $1,176
Out-of-state $7,536
Books and supplies $1,971

Graduate Student Tuition

Average tuition and fees for academic year:

Tuition and Fees 2019-2020
In-state $0
Out-of-state $0

Undergraduate Student Financial Aid, 2018-2019

Full-time Beginning Undergraduate Students

Type of Aid Number Receiving Aid % Receiving Aid Avg. Amt. of Aid
Any student financial aid 1,249 85%
Grant or scholarship aid 1,249 85% $5,063
Student loan aid 0 0% $0

All Undergraduate Students

Type of Aid Number Receiving Aid % Receiving Aid Avg. Amt. of Aid
Grant or scholarship aid 12,213 68% $3,342
Federal student loans 0 0% $0

Admissions & Enrollment

See the admission requirements for Modesto Junior College. Find out how many students apply and how many are accepted. View a graphical breakdown of the gender, age, and ethnicity of currently enrolled Modesto Junior College students.

Admissions Considerations

Required Recommended Optional
Secondary school GPA
Secondary school rank
Secondary school record
Completion of college-preparatory program
Formal demonstration of competencies
Admission test scores
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language

Modesto Junior College Enrollment, Fall 2020

Total Enrollment 18,068
Undergraduate enrollment 18,068
Graduate enrollment 0

Undergraduate Attendance

Undergraduate Gender

Undergraduate Age

Undergraduate Race/Ethnicity

Undergraduate Distance Education

Undergraduates taking 100%, Some, or No Distance Education

Graduate Distance Education

Graduate students taking 100%, Some, or No Distance Education

Modesto Junior College Accreditation

This institution is accredited by Western Association of Schools and Colleges, Accrediting Commission for Community and Junior Colleges

Specialized institution accreditations:

  • American Dental Association, Commission on Dental Accreditation
    • Dental Assisting (DA)

*General information for this school has been gathered from the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) database, a service provided by the U.S. Department of Education. does not guarantee the accuracy of information on this page. All information is subject to change. You should confirm all information with a college admissions officer.

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