Moorpark College: Narrative Description

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7075 Campus Rd.
Moorpark, CA 93021-1695
Tel: (805)378-1400
Admissions: (805)378-1406
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County-supported, 2-year, coed. Part of Ventura County Community College District System. Awards certificates, transfer associate, and terminal associate degrees. Founded 1967. Setting: 121-acre small town campus with easy access to Los Angeles. Total enrollment: 15,266. 2,000 applied, 100% were admitted. Students come from 45 states and territories, 50 other countries, 1% Native American, 15% Hispanic, 2% black, 11% Asian American or Pacific Islander, 42% 25 or older. Core. Calendar: semesters. Academic remediation for entering students, ESL program, services for LD students, advanced placement, honors program, independent study, distance learning, summer session for credit, part-time degree program, adult/continuing education programs, co-op programs and internships.

Entrance Requirements:

Open admission except for nursing, exotic animal training programs. Options: electronic application, early admission, deferred admission. Recommended: high school transcript. Required for some: high school transcript. Entrance: noncompetitive. Application deadline: Rolling. Notification: continuous.

Costs Per Year:

Application fee: $0. State resident tuition: $0 full-time. Nonresident tuition: $3912 full-time, $163 per unit part-time. Mandatory fees: $696 full-time, $28 per unit part-time.

Collegiate Environment:

Student-run newspaper. Major annual event: Multicultural Day. Student services: health clinic, personal-psychological counseling, women's center. Campus security: 24-hour patrols. College housing not available. 50,000 books and 100 serials. 80 computers available on campus for general student use. Staffed computer lab on campus.

Community Environment:

See California Lutheran University.

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