About Oxnard College

About Oxnard College

Oxnard College is a fully accredited public community college providing quality academic and career programs since 1975. Ideally situated on California’s Central Coast and within two miles of Ventura County beaches, Oxnard College was founded on 118 acres in south Oxnard and is experiencing major reconstruction as part of the Measure S Bond-funded expansion of the Ventura County Community College District.

Admission to the college is open to any adult who is able to profit from instruction and opportunities for enrichment. High School juniors and seniors may also attend Oxnard College concurrently, tuition free. Oxnard College offers 18 certificate programs, 17 Associate degrees for transfer and 37 Associate degrees with classes in over 60 disciplines.

We have transfer agreements with California State Universities, University of California, and many private higher education institutions to facilitate access into baccalaureate programs.

Accreditation

Oxnard College is accredited by the Accrediting Commission for Community and Junior Colleges of the Western Association of Schools and Colleges, 331 J Street, Suite 200, Sacramento, CA 95814 (415) 506-0234 (accjc@accjc.org) an institutional accrediting body recognized by the Commission on Recognition of Postsecondary Accreditation and the U.S. Department of Education.

Student Statistics – 2021/2022 Academic year

Student Status

First Time Student

18.10%

First Time Transfer Student

3.30%

Returning Student

17.80%

Continuing Student

55.40%

High School/AP Student

5.40%

Gender

Female

57.70%

Male

41.20%

Chose not to state

1.10%

Student Ethnicity

Hispanic 73.60%
White 14.40%
Asian/Filipino  5.10%
Multi-Racial/Other 2.90%
African American/Black 2.00%
Chose not to answer  1.60%
Native American 0.20%
Pacific Islander 0.20%
OC Ethnicity chart

Enrollment

Student Count 7208
Average Age 24.6
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Our Mission

Oxnard College transforms lives by offering equitable access to multiple educational and career pathways. Our academic programs and student services prepare students to enrich their communities and to succeed socioeconomically, professionally, and personally.

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