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Oxnard College

4000 S Rose Ave, Oxnard, CA

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About
Oxnard College, located in Oxnard, California, was founded in 1975 to serve the cities of Oxnard, Camarillo, and Port Hueneme. The school's proximity to Navy Base Ventura County has resulted in increased enrollment from military personnel. The school is known for its dental hygienist program, consistently ranked among the best in the United States.  The school is dedicated to providing top quality services and education to its service area, and is one of the 110 schools that comprise the California Community College System.

Academics
Oxnard College offers a number of program that prepare students for career training or academic transfer.  Programs for academic transfer complete the first two years of a four year education. Once complete the student will transfer to a four year institution and complete their bachelor's degree. Individuals are advised to meet with a counselor and plan the curriculum that best fulfills the transfer requirements of the school or school's desired. Transfer to California public schools are facilitated by agreements in place that allow for ease of admission if certain prerequisites and requirements are met.

Programs for career training are designed to provide students the opportunity to pursue their goals through the development of the skills and abilities necessary to become professionals in a given field. Programs take between one and two years to complete, resulting in an associate degree or certificate that demonstrates competency and allows for employment immediately after graduation.

Programs offered include:

Admissions and Financial Aid
Oxnard College is a two year open enrollment institution, and as a result any student may enroll by submitting an application for admission. Students should supply test scores and transcripts, take the placement exam, participate in orientation and meet with a counselor prior to the registration of counselors. Tuition fees are due shortly after registration is complete.

Financial aid is available in the form of loans, grants and scholarships. Students in need of assistance must submit a Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA), which is used to determine the student's need, eligibility and awards. Financial aid must be reapplied for prior to the start of each academic year. Students may be asked to provide financial documentation to the financial aid office prior to the disbursement of funds to ensure that information on the FAFSA is accurate.

Athletics
The Oxnard College Condors participate in intercollegiate athletics through the California Community College Athletic Association (CCCAA) which govern competitions between California community colleges and allows for an environment of healthy competition. Participating students will develop skills and abilities such as good health, discipline, sportsmanship and teamwork in addition to the camaraderie that comes with experiencing success and failure through the  pursuit of a goal alongside one's teammates. Athletic programs having different schedules, and as such interested students should contact the athletic department to obtain tryout dates and times as well as the required forms participation.

Athletic programs at Oxnard College:

  • Baseball
  • Softball
  • Cross Country
  • Soccer

Estimated Costs & Financial Aid

The average "out of pocket" cost of attendance, after any grants and scholarships are considered, is around $3,800. In order to calculate a more accurate and detailed cost of attendance check out their cost calculator here. The figures listed below are for informational purposes only and do not represent current or future tuition, fees, and expenses.

Tuition & Fees Information

  • Tuition estimates per year:
    • State Residents: $1,300-$1,600
    • Out-of-State: $7,000-$8,400
  • Part-time students are charged:
    • In-State: $46-$55 per unit
    • Out-of-State: $250-$300 per unit

Financial Aid Details

The table below breaks down the types of financial aid, the percent of students receiving aid, and average amount of aid per student per year.

 Percent of StudentsAverage Amount
Any Financial Aid90%-
Receiving Grants & Scholarships90%$5,108
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Admissions, Academics, & Student Services

Student Services

To help students and recent graduates, Oxnard College may offer services including:

  • Online course work available
  • Night and weekend classes available
  • Remedial instructional courses
  • Counseling assistance
  • Student employment
  • Employment search assistance
  • Day care

Graduation & Transfer Rates

Community colleges often times offer both career training courses and curriculum to help students transfer out to a 4-year college or university, that is why we include how Oxnard College compares for both graduation and transfer rates against other community colleges in Ventura County and community colleges in California in total.

 Oxnard CollegeVentura CountyCalifornia
Graduation Rate25.6%30.8%24.3%
Transfer-out Rate11.4%12.6%13.8%

Specialized Programs & Accreditations

  • Dental Hygienist Program
    • Accredited by the American Dental Association, Commission on Dental Accreditation (since 1997)
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Programs Offered

The program list below is organized by areas of study. The programs that have a link will direct you to the program's profile page where you can learn more about education requirements and career pathways.

Get more information about the programs offered by Oxnard College by clicking the request information to the right.

(C) Certificate or Award | (A) Associate's | (B) Bachelor's | (M) Master's Degree | (D) Doctorate (PhD,...)

Biological and Biomedical Sciences

Business and Marketing Studies

Communications and Journalism

Computer and Information Sciences

Engineering Technology

English Language and Literature

Family and Consumer Sciences

Foreign Languages and Literature

Health and Clinical Professions

History

Interdisciplinary Studies

Legal Professions and Studies

Liberal Arts and Sciences

Mathematics and Statistics

Mechanic and Repair Technology

Natural Resources and Conservation

Personal and Culinary Services

Philosophy and Religious Studies

Physical Sciences

Psychology

Public Administration and Social Services

Recreation and Fitness Studies

Security and Protective Services

Social Sciences

Visual and Performing Arts

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Contact Information

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Admissions Office

Financial Aid Office

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ACCEPTANCE RATE
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FINANCIAL AID RATE
90%

STUDENT:TEACHER RATIO
31:1

FINANCIAL AID AWARD AVG.
$2,660