Monterey Peninsula College

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School Overview

General Information

Admission Office

980 Fremont Street
Monterey, CA 93940-4799
(831) 646-4002
Fax: (831) 646-4015

Contact: Vera Coleman
Director of Admissions and Records

Main Address

980 Fremont Street
Monterey, CA 93940
(831) 646-4000

www.mpc.edu

Size

Total undergrads: 13,942
Degree-seeking undergrads: 4,011

Setting

Suburban setting
Large town (10,000 – 49,999)
Commuter campus

Degrees offered:
Associate

Admissions Information

Application Fee

College has an application fee: No
Admissions Policies/Requirements

A note about the college’s admission requirements: Additional requirements, including interview, for dental assistant, nursing, administrative justice and police academy programs.


College Majors

Agriculture & Related Sciences
Horticulture, Ornamental A,C
Turf Management C

Area, Ethnic, Cultural, & Gender Studies
Women’s Studies A

Arts, Visual & Performing
Acting A,C
Art – General A,C
Art History/Criticism/Conservation A
Ceramics A,C
Dance A
Directing/Theatrical Production A,C
Drama/Theater Arts A,C
Drawing A,C
Fine/Studio Arts A,C
Graphic Design A,C
Interior Design A,C
Metal/Jewelry Arts A,C
Music – General A,C
Painting A,C
Photography A,C
Printmaking A,C
Sculpture A,C

Biological & Biomedical Sciences
Biology A

Business, Management, & Marketing
Accounting A,C
Business – General A
Business Administration/Management A
Hospitality Administration/Management A
Hospitality/Recreation Marketing A
International Business A
Office Clerical Services A,C
Real Estate A,C

Communications & Journalism
Communications/Rhetoric A

Computer & Information Sciences
Computer Programming – General A
Computer/Information Sciences – General A,C
Data Processing Technology A,C
Networking/LAN/WAN Management A,C
Web/Multimedia Design A
Word Processing A,C

Engineering Technologies
Drafting and Design Technology A,C

English Language & Literature
English Language & Literature – General A

Family & Consumer Sciences
Child Care Service A
Child Development A
Clothing/Apparel/Textile Studies A
Family/Community Services A
Family/Consumer Sciences – General A
Fashion/Fabric Consultant A
Institutional Food Production A

Foreign Language & Literature
Foreign Language & Literature – General A

Health Professions & Clinical Sciences
Dental Assistance A,C
Medical Assistance A,C
Nursing (RN) A
Predentistry A
Premedicine A
Prepharmacy A
Preveterinary Medicine A

History
History – General A

Liberal Arts & Sciences
Liberal Arts & Sciences A

Mathematics
Mathematics – General A

Philosophy & Religion
Philosophy A

Physical Sciences
Chemistry A
Physics A

Psychology
Psychology – General A

Security & Protective Services
Fire Protection/Safety Technology A,C
Law Enforcement Administration A,C

Social Sciences
Anthropology A
Economics A
Political Science/Government A
Sociology A

Degrees, certificates and diplomas 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.

Monterey Peninsula College Highlights

School Information

Phone Number:(831) 646-4000
Website:www.mpc.edu
Type of School:2-year, Public
Apply Online:www.mpc.edu/admissions/apply-to-mpc/u-s-based-students
Address:980 Fremont St, Monterey, CA 93940-4799
Setting:22
Campus Housing:No

Students & Programs

Student Population:7,815
6-yr Graduation Rate (Bachelor's):%
Student-to-faculty Ratio:19 to 1
Distance Learning Programs:Yes
Distance Learning Students*:5,874 (75% of total students)
Degree Levels Offered:Certificates, Associates

* Students taking at least 1 distance learning course

Tuition & Financial Aid*

In-state Tuition:$1,174
Out-of-state Tuition:$6,238
% of Students Receiving Financial Aid:66%
Avg. Amount of Grant or Scholarship Aid Awarded:$4,784

* Full-time beginning undergraduate students

Monterey Peninsula College Programs

See the degree programs that are offered at Monterey Peninsula College.

Degree NameCertAssocBachMastDoct
Agriculture, Agriculture Operations and Related Sciences11
Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender, and Group Studies2
Biological and Biomedical Sciences1
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services68
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs1
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services43
Engineering1
English Language and Literature/Letters1
Family and Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences32
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics1
Health Professions and Related Programs57
History11
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting, and Related Protective Service32
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities22
Library Science11
Mathematics and Statistics1
Mechanic and Repair Technologies/Technicians11
Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies1
Parks, Recreation, Leisure and Fitness Studies12
Personal and Culinary Services1
Philosophy and Religious Studies1
Physical Sciences4
Psychology11
Public Administration and Social Service Professions11
Social Sciences24
Visual and Performing Arts1014
Grand total4265

* Based on programs that produced 2016-2017 graduates

Online Programs & Distance Learning

See the distance education degree programs that are offered at Monterey Peninsula College.

Degree NameCertAssocBachMastDoct
Library Science1
Grand total1

* Based on programs that produced 2016-2017 graduates

Tuition & Financial Aid

See what it costs to enroll at Monterey Peninsula 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 Fees2016-2017
In-state$1,174
Out-of-state$6,238
Books and supplies$1,710

Graduate Student Tuition

Average tuition and fees for academic year:

Tuition and Fees2016-2017
In-state$0
Out-of-state$0

Undergraduate Student Financial Aid, 2015-2016

Full-time Beginning Undergraduate Students

Type of AidNumber Receiving Aid% Receiving AidAvg. Amt. of Aid
Any student financial aid38066%
Grant or scholarship aid37966%$4,784
Student loan aid163%$4,942

All Undergraduate Students

Type of AidNumber Receiving Aid% Receiving AidAvg. Amt. of Aid
Grant or scholarship aid3,28039%$2,845
Federal student loans1402%$5,548

Admissions & Enrollment

See the admission requirements for Monterey Peninsula 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 Monterey Peninsula College students.

Undergraduate Admissions, Fall 2017

TotalMaleFemale
Number of applicants000
Percent admitted%%%
Percent admitted who enrolled%%%

Admissions Considerations

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

Monterey Peninsula College Enrollment, Fall 2017

Total Enrollment7,815
Undergraduate enrollment7,815
Graduate enrollment0

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

Monterey Peninsula College Accreditation

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

Specialized institution accreditations:

  • Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing, Inc. ? May 6, 2013 Formerly: National League for Nursing Accrediting Commission
    • Nursing (ADNUR) - Associate degree programs
  • American Dental Association, Commission on Dental Accreditation
    • Dental Assisting (DA)

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