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.
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.
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:
- Cross Country
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 Students||Average Amount|
|Any Financial Aid||90%||-|
|Receiving Grants & Scholarships||90%||$5,108|
Admissions, Academics, & 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 College||Ventura County||California|
Specialized Programs & Accreditations
- Dental Hygienist Program
- Accredited by the American Dental Association, Commission on Dental Accreditation (since 1997)
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
English Language and Literature
Family and Consumer Sciences
Foreign Languages and Literature
Health and Clinical Professions
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
Public Administration and Social Services
Recreation and Fitness Studies
Security and Protective Services
Visual and Performing Arts
Other Community Colleges Nearby
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