Modesto Junior College
Modesto, CA 95350-5800


Type 4 year
Control Public
Campus size Medium
Campus locale City
Degrees offered Undergrad only
Calendar system Semester
Total enrollment 17,684
Religious affiliation None
Open Admission
Students with disability 5%
Student to faculty ratio 30:1
Campus housing No
Types of Programs Offered
Postbaccalaureate Recreational or avocational education
Adult basic remedial or high school equivalent
High school education
Medical Degree
Special Learning Opportunities
Weekend/evening classes
Study abroad
Teacher certification
ROTC - Army
ROTC - Navy
ROTC - Air Force
Student Services Offered
On-campus day care for students' children
Remedial services
Academic/career counseling services
Employment services for students
Placement services for graduates


Modesto Junior College has an open admission policy. That means there is no standardized test or GPA requirements. Any high school graduate or GED certificate holder may get admission.

Tuition & Fees

Modesto Junior College charges different tuition rate depending on students residency. In 2016-2017 academic year, students from out of state paid $6,600 and in-state students paid $1,104.

Follow the link below to learn more about additional cost components such as books and supplies, room and board and other expenses.

Average Net Price
National Average = $12,440
In State Tuition
National Average = $6,695
Out of State Tuition
National Average = $17,196
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Financial Aid

In 2016-2017 academic year, 80% of Modesto Junior College's full-time freshman students were awarded some type of financial aid. 57% of the students received need based financial assistance from the federal government with an average amount of $4,382 (which is 1.1% below the national average.)

The total number of federal student loan recipients at Modesto Junior College in 2016-2017, was 0, which is -- of the total eligible students. The average loan amount given out to these students was -- (which is 100% below the national average.)

Pell Grant
National Average = $4,432
Federal Loan
National Average = $5,302
Financial aid
National Average = 85%
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Student Body

In Fall 2016, Modesto Junior College has enrolled a total of 17,684 students (5,852 students full-time and 11,832 on a part-time basis). Out of the total 17,684 students, 1,108 of those students were transfer students. The gender ratio of the new enrollee was 42% men and 58% women and all students were enrolled for undergraduate studies.

The institution also enrolled 2,142 students for distance studies.

Total Enrollment

Student Diversity

Hispanic: 49%

White: 37%

Asian: 6%

Black/African American: 4%

Race/ethnicity unknown: 1%

Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander: 1%

Two or more races: 1%

Non-resident alien: 0%


Listed below are the 10 largest majors offered at Modesto Junior College.

Study areas with their online column set to zero are those programs that have an online option but there was no graduate in 2016-2017 academic year.
Study Areas Percent Total Graduates Online
Liberal Arts And Sciences, General Studies And Humanities 15% 1,024
Health Professions And Related Programs 14% 915
Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services 10% 678
Multi/interdisciplinary Studies 9% 586
Family And Consumer Sciences/human Sciences 6% 374
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting And Related Protective Services 6% 368 87
Agriculture, Agriculture Operations, And Related Sciences 4% 272
Visual And Performing Arts 3% 232 0
Communication, Journalism, And Related Programs 2% 164
Psychology 2% 156

Graduation & Dropout Rates

Graduation rate
national average: 46%

Graduation rate is a key indicator of an institution's education quality and the level of academic and financial support provided to students.

The following section details graduation and dropout rates of Modesto Junior College full-time students who started class in 2010 and graduated or dropped out prior to August 31, 2016.

Still enrolled
Dropout rate
Transfered out

The above graduation rate is the percentage of students who graduated within 150% of the normal graduation time. For a 4 year degree program, 150% of 4 years is 6 years and for a 2-year program 150% is 3 years.

Earnings After College

Median Annual Income
national average: $32,738

The typical median income of Modesto Junior College graduates 6 years after enrollment is $20,700. Last year, out of the total 3,425 graduates who entered the institution 6 years ago, 2,603 were reported to have been employed. On the same note, out of 3,240 graduates, who enrolled 10 years ago, 2,560 were employed.

6 years after enrollment 10 years after enrollment
Annual Income $20,700 $27,800
Employment Rate 76% 79%
Total Graduates 3,425 3,240

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