Moorpark College

Fast Facts

  • School Size


  • Cost of Attendance

    $1,000—$5,000 Semester

  • Affiliation


  • Type of School

    2yr/Community College

  • Student Body Gender


  • Religious Affiliation

    No Affiliation

  • Scholarships for International Students


  • Conditional Admission Available


  • Top Programs

    Engineering, Science, Business Administration

  • Setting


  • Accreditation and Certification


  • Type of Housing

    Homestay, Apartment

  • Test Scores

    IELTS: Band 5 +, TOEFL: 45+

  • Social Media

Founded in 1967, Moorpark College is a community college that is part of the Ventura County Community College District in Southern California. Moorpark College provides its 15,000 students – including international – the opportunity to complete their first two years of an American university education affordably. For over 40 years, Moorpark College has served as a bridge to brighter futures for nearly half-a-million students. Our students come from all walks of life: high school graduates, adults attending college for the first time, professionals renewing skills, and workers seeking new career paths.

Campus Life

Moorpark College (MC) is one of the most beautiful community colleges in California. The campus is located at the eastern edge of the city of Moorpark. Set on 150 beautiful acres midway between the cities of Los Angeles and Santa Barbara, Moorpark College enjoys sunny mountain views and afternoon ocean breezes.  It includes state of the art academic classrooms, a football stadium, track, other athletic facilities, America’s Teaching Zoo – California’s only zoo training program, an observatory, and Performing Arts. Moorpark College is one of the three colleges in the Ventura County Community College District, and part of the California Community College system of 113 community colleges. MC offers two semesters throughout the year (Fall and Spring) in addition to a summer sessions (May through August). Core values of “students first and kindness first” guide Moorpark College as we welcome and support all students on their learning journey.

International Students Program

Our international students come from over 30 countries and choose Moorpark College as their “home” away from home. Moorpark College is the start of international students’ exciting academic journey with the full support of the Moorpark College President, faculty, staff, and students. When attending Moorpark College, international students have the choice of pursuing an Associate Degree in over 40 majors, completing major requirement to transfer to a 4-year university, or achieving both graduation and transfer.

With a strong academic foundation and low tuition cost, our international students successfully transfer to top universities such as: Harvard, MIT, UCLA, UC Berkeley, and other local and out-of-state universities. Our goal is to assist our international students achieve their academic goals and train them to become ambassadors of the world when they leave our institution.

To help international students adjust and acclimate to the environment, Moorpark College offers support through orientations, workshop sessions, international students club, meetings with the President and staff, and activities beyond the college. Moorpark College also provides opportunities for international students to work on campus, apply for scholarships, volunteer on campus and in the community, and represent their cultures and traditions throughout the academic year.

Rankings and Distinctions

  • Ranked #5 safest city in California by Safewise
  • Ranked #4 community college in the U.S by the Huffington Post
  • Ranked 2nd in California for transfer to a UC/CSU University
  • Ranked #1 – Ventura County: the most desirable place to live in America
  • Transfer agreement guarantees with 7 UCs
  • Scholarships available for international students
Moorpark College

7075 Campus Dr
Moorpark CA 93021
P: 805-378-1414
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