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Monterey Peninsula College

Monterey Peninsula College commonly called MPC is a public community college located in Monterey, California. Established in 1947, it is a part of the California Community Colleges system.

Location

Address
980 Fremont St
City
Monterey
State
CA

Contact Information

Stats

Total Undergrad enrollment
9900
In State Tuition Fees
1104
Out State Tuition Fees
5400
Grade Point Average(GPA)
2
Male Female Ratio
51:49
Acceptance Rate
100%
Student Faculty Ratio
26:01

Additional Information

College Type
Public
Religious Affiliation
N/A
Campus Housing
No
Mascot
Lobo
Colors
Maroon/White
Conference
Peach Belt

College History

History

The Monterey Peninsula College in Monterey, California, offers students in the area the opportunity to pursue postsecondary academics in workforce training programs and transfer degrees at one of the 110 institutions in California�s community college system. The college adheres to an open admissions policy so that more students in Monterey can receive an education to advance their current career position and improve California�s workforce. Any applicant who has earned a high school diploma or GED will be considered for enrollment. The Monterey campus is bursting with activity. Fun events and activities take place just about every day, from public discussions on literature to performances in the Storybook Theatre to guest lectures. You can also enhance your college life by joining one of the many student organizations. Groups range from special interest groups to professional development organizations like the Student Government Association, so that no matter where your interests lie, you will be able to find like-minded students. Monterey�s academics consist of certificate and associate�s degree programs in a variety of disciplines, including: Business and Technology Creative Arts Social Science Life Science Humanities To help you identify and reach your career goals, Monterey Peninsula offers a number of student career services like professional counseling, career exploration and assessment examinations. Monterey Peninsula is authorized to offer financial aid to students who demonstrate need and file a FAFSA.

College Specialty

Specialty

Monterey Peninsula College is committed to fostering student learning and success by providing excellence in instructional programs, facilities, and services to support the goals of students pursuing transfer, career, basic skills, and life-long learning opportunities. Through these efforts MPC seeks to enhance the intellectual, cultural, and economic vitality of our diverse community.

Alumni

Alumni

Joseph Gutheinz, retired NASA official who investigated stolen and missing moon rocks

Campus

Campus

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