Ventura College (125028)

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2022 Undergraduate Tuition
$1,340
2022 Average Net Price
$3,111
After Financial Aid
2019 Default Rate
4.26%
on Student Loans
2022 Enrolled Students
10,559
30.1% Full-Time
2022 Graduation Rate
39.3%
497 Graduates

About

Ventura College (125028) is a higher education institution located in Ventura County, CA. In 2022, the most popular 1 to 2 Year Postsecondary Certificate concentrations at Ventura College (125028) were Liberal Arts & Sciences (908 degrees awarded), Accounting Technology & Bookkeeping (59 degrees), and General Business Administration & Management (55 degrees).

In 2022, 4,187 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Ventura College (125028). 65.9% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 34.1% awarded men. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients was hispanic or latino (2,701 degrees), 2.74 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, white (985 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Ventura College (125028) is $1,340, which is $−6,772 less than the national average for Associates Colleges ($8,112).

Costs

In 2022, the median undergraduate tuition at Ventura College (125028) is $1,340, which is $−6,772 less than the national average for Associates Colleges ($8,112).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $3,111.

In 2022, 66% of undergraduate students attending Ventura College (125028) received financial aid through grants. Comparatively, 1% of undergraduate students received financial aid through loans.

Tuition Costs

$1,340
2022 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2022, the cost of tuition at Ventura College (125028) was $1,340. The cost of tuition at Ventura College (125028) is $−6,772 less than than the overall (public and private) national average for Associates Colleges ($8,112).

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Average Net Price

$3,111
2022 Value
21.7%
1 Year Growth

In 2022 Ventura College (125028) had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $3,111. Between 2021 and 2022, the average net price of Ventura College (125028) grew by 21.7%.

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Other Student Expenses

$16,580
Room and Board
$1,080
Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Ventura College (125028) was of $16,580 in 2022. The cost of room and board increased by 9.92% between 2021 and 2022.

During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,080. The cost of books and supplies decreased by 45.2% during the same period.

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Financial Aid by Income Level

66%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Grants
1%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Loans

66% of undergraduate students at Ventura College (125028) received financial aid through grants or loans in 2022. This represents a growth of 6.45% with respect to 2021, when 62% of undergraduate students received financial aid.

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Student Loan Default Rate

Cohort default rates only account for borrowers who default in the first three years, and some schools only have a small proportion of borrowers entering repayment. These rates should be interpreted with caution, as they may not be reflective of the entire school population.
4.26%
2019 Default Rate
8
Number of Defaults

In 2019 the default rate for borrower's at Ventura College (125028) was 4.26%, which represents 8 out of the 188 total borrowers.

A cohort default rate is the percentage of a school's borrowers who enter repayment on certain Federal Family Education Loan (FFEL) Program or William D. Ford Federal Direct Loan (Direct Loan) Program loans during a particular federal fiscal year (FY), October 1 to September 30, and default or meet other specified conditions prior to the end of the second following fiscal year.

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Enrollment

Ventura College (125028) had a total enrollment of 10,559 students in 2022. The full-time enrollment at Ventura College (125028) is 3,183 students and the part-time enrollment is 7,376. This means that 30.1% of students enrolled at Ventura College (125028) are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Ventura College (125028), both undergraduate and graduate, is 63.9% Hispanic or Latino, 21.7% White, 4.7% Asian, 4.52% Two or More Races, 2.27% Black or African American, 0.265% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.189% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.

Students enrolled at Ventura College (125028) in full-time Undergraduate programs are most commonly Hispanic or Latino Female (38.3%), followed by Hispanic or Latino Male (28.8%) and White Male (10.4%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

30.1%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Ventura College (125028) in 2022, both undergraduate and graduate, is 10,559 students. The full-time enrollment at Ventura College (125028) is 3,183 and the part-time enrollment is 7,376. This means that 30.1% of students enrolled at Ventura College (125028) are enrolled full-time compared with 32.2% at similar Associates Colleges.

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Retention Rate over Time

76%
2022 Retention Rate

Retention rate measures the number of first-time students who began their studies the previous fall and returned to school the following fall. The retention rate for full-time undergraduates at Ventura College (125028) was 76%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Associates Colleges (62%), Ventura College (125028) had a retention rate higher than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity (2022)
  1. Hispanic or Latino
    6,746 enrolled students
  2. White
    2,291 enrolled students
  3. Asian
    496 enrolled students

The enrolled student population at Ventura College (125028) is 63.9% Hispanic or Latino, 21.7% White, 4.7% Asian, 4.52% Two or More Races, 2.27% Black or African American, 0.265% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.189% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders. This includes both full-time and part-time students as well as graduate and undergraduates. By comparison, enrollment for all Associates Colleges is 42.9% White, 27.9% Hispanic or Latino, and 12.5% Black or African American.

Any student who is studying in the United States on a temporary basis is categorized as a "Non-Resident Alien", and the share of those students are shown in the chart below. Additionally, 202 students (1.91%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2022, 1,331 more women than men received degrees from Ventura College (125028). The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients at Ventura College (125028) is hispanic or latino (2,701 degrees awarded). There were 2.74 times more hispanic or latino recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white (985 degrees).

The most common 1 to 2 Year Postsecondary Certificate concentration at Ventura College (125028) is Liberal Arts & Sciences (908 degrees awarded), followed by Accounting Technology & Bookkeeping (59 degrees) and General Business Administration & Management (55 degrees).

In 2022,  the most specialized majors across all degree types at Ventura College (125028), meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Liberal Arts & Humanities (1,836 degrees awarded), Interdisciplinary Studies (380 degrees), and Biology (309 degrees).

Common Jobs by Major

Most Common Job

The most common jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Ventura College (125028) are Physicians (425,007 people), Elementary & middle school teachers (209,062 people), Other managers (203,424 people), Police officers (145,684 people), and Postsecondary teachers (135,047 people).

The most specialized majors at Ventura College (125028) in 2022 are Liberal Arts & Humanities (1,836 degrees awarded), Interdisciplinary Studies (380 degrees), Biology (309 degrees), Protective Services (174 degrees), and Human Sciences (61 degrees) (as of 2022).

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Highest Paying Jobs by Major

Highest Paying Job

The highest paying jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Ventura College (125028) are Surgeons, Physicians, Skincare specialists, Photographic process workers & processing machine operators, and Broadcast announcers and radio disc jockeys

The most specialized majors at Ventura College (125028) are Liberal Arts & Humanities (1,836 degrees awarded), Interdisciplinary Studies (380 degrees), Biology (309 degrees), Protective Services (174 degrees), and Human Sciences (61 degrees) (as of 2022).

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Common Industries by Major

The most common industries for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Ventura College (125028) are General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (578,684 people), Elementary & secondary schools (467,945 people), Justice, public order, & safety activities (364,184 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (356,171 people), and Offices of physicians (220,410 people).

The most specialized majors at Ventura College (125028) are Liberal Arts & Humanities (1,836 degrees awarded), Interdisciplinary Studies (380 degrees), Biology (309 degrees), Protective Services (174 degrees), and Human Sciences (61 degrees) (as of 2022).

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Majors Awarded

IPEDS uses the Classification of Instructional Programs (CIP) standard, so the categories may not match the exact concentrations offered by Ventura College (125028).
Most Common (2022)
  1. 798 degrees awarded
  2. 380 degrees awarded
  3. 194 degrees awarded

In 2022, the most common associates degree concentration at Ventura College (125028) was Liberal Arts & Sciences with 798 degrees awarded.

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Sex Breakdown for Common Majors

1,428
Degrees Awarded to Men
in 2022
2,759
Degrees Awarded to Women
in 2022

In 2022, 1,428 degrees were awarded to men at Ventura College (125028), which is 0.518 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (2,759).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2022, 533 degrees were awarded to men at Ventura College (125028) in Liberal Arts & Sciences, which is 0.454 times less than the 1173 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2022, 1173 degrees were awarded to men at Ventura College (125028) in Liberal Arts & Sciences, which is 2.2 times more than the 533 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

24%
100% Completion Time
42%
150% Completion Time

In 2022, 24% of students graduating from Ventura College (125028) completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 42% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 48% within 200%.

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Graduation rate is defined as the percentage of full-time, first-time students who received a degree or award within a specific percentage of "normal time" to completion for their program.

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Graduation Rate by Race and Sex

Showing demographic groups with ≥ 5 graduating students.
Asian Female
Highest Graduation Rate (74.1%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate in 2022 at Ventura College (125028) is Female and Asian (74.1% graduation rate). Across all Associates Colleges, Asian Female students have the highest graduation rate (73.2%).

The department of education defines graduation rate as the percentage of full-time, first-time students who received a degree or award within 150% of "normal time" to completion.

The National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) categorizes any student who is studying in the United States on a temporary basis as a "Non-Resident Alien", and the graduation rate of those students is shown in the chart below. Additionally, 2.82% of graduates (14 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity (2022)
  1. Hispanic or Latino
    2,701 degrees awarded
  2. White
    985 degrees awarded
  3. Two or More Races
    165 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Ventura College (125028) is hispanic or latino (2,701 degrees awarded). There were 2.74 times more hispanic or latino recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white (985 degrees).

1.89% of degree recipients (79 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Sex

Most Common Sex Demographic (2022)
  1. Hispanic or Latino Female
    1,872 degrees awarded
  2. Hispanic or Latino Male
    829 degrees awarded
  3. White Female
    578 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and sex grouping at Ventura College (125028) is hispanic or latino female (1,872 degrees awarded). There were 2.26 times more hispanic or latino female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino male (829 degrees).

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Operations

Ventura College (125028) employs 136 Instructors. Most academics at Ventura College (125028) are Female Instructor (70), and Male Instructor (66).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Ventura College (125028) are: Office and Administrative Support, with 62 employees, Service, with 32 employees, and Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services with 24 employees.

Government Grants and Contracts

Grants & Contracts
  1. $11.1M - Federal
  2. $12.1M - State
  3. $403k - Local

As of 2022, Ventura College (125028) received $11.1M in grants and contracts from the federal government, $12.1M from state grants and contracts, and $403k from local grants and contracts.

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Salary Expenditure

$44.4M
2022 Salaries
7.16%
growth from 2021

In 2022, Ventura College (125028) paid a median of $44.4M in salaries, a 7.16% growth from the previous year.

The median for similar Associates Colleges is 16.8M (40.1% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$13.5M
Instructional Salaries
136
Number of Employees

In 2022, Ventura College (125028) paid a total of $13.5M to 136 employees working as instructors, which represents 30.4% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $5.35M (31.8%) for similar Associates Colleges.

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Occupations by Share

Instructor
Most Common Instructor
136 Employees
Office and Administrative Support
Most Common Non-Instructional Employee
62 Employees

In 2022, the most common positions for instructional staff at Ventura College (125028) was Instructor with 136 employees.

In 2022, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Ventura College (125028) were Office and Administrative Support with 62 employees, Service with 32 employees, and Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services with 24 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Sex

Most Common Demographic (2022)
  1. Female Instructor
  2. Male Instructor

In 2022, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Ventura College (125028) was Female Instructor with 70 employees, and Male Instructor with 66 employees.

This chart shows the sex split between each academic rank present at Ventura College (125028).

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