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Oxnard College
Oxnard College 4000 S Rose Ave Oxnard, CA 93033 Phone: (805) 986-5800
  • General Information
    About Oxnard College

    Mission Oxnard College promotes high quality teaching and learning that meet the needs of a diverse student population. As a multicultural, comprehensive institution of higher learning, Oxnard College works to empower and inspire students to succeed in their personal and educational goals and aspirations. As a unique and accessible community resource, our mission is to provide and promote student learning: * Transfer, occupational, and general education, second language acquisition, and basic skills development; * Student services and programs; * Educational partnerships and economic development; and * Opportunities for lifelong learning. Oxnard College intends to lead its community to fulfill its highest potential. Mission of California Community Colleges Our mission, while unique to Oxnard College, also enables us to accomplish the State-mandated mission for all California community colleges, which requires us to offer a variety of programs and services in the following areas: Transfer Education Standard collegiate courses at the lower division level for those students who plan to earn an associate degree and/or transfer to four-year colleges and universities Vocational Education Specialized vocational and technical education and training in selected occupational fields leading to job entry, advancement, retraining, certification, and associate degrees General Education Courses designed to contribute to associate degree programs; broaden knowledge and perspectives; develop critical thinking and communication skills; enhance cultural literacy; encourage a positive attitude toward learning; and equip students to participate in a complex, interdependent world. Basic Skills Education Courses in mathematics, reading, writing, and speaking for under prepared students, as well as other programs designed to enable those with special learning needs to reach their educational goals Support Services Comprehensive services that help students achieve their educational goals through assessment of skills and abilities, counseling and advisement, tutoring, financial aid, job placement, health services, student activities, student government, child care and personal development programs Community Education Conveniently scheduled, state-supported noncredit classes and fee-supported educational, cultural, recreational, and occupational programs that enrich the lives of area residents and provide opportunities for lifelong learning Economic Development Programs and services, including contract training, designed to meet the specific needs of business and industry in developing a trained workforce that can enhance the economic vitality of the community Goals 1. To develop and strengthen a positive college image in our community. 2. To obtain additional financial and human resources to strengthen the institution. 3. To provide facilities, technology, and other learning resources necessary to meet the educational and cultural needs of our growing community. 4. To enhance the economic, cultural, and social well-being of individuals and families in our community. 5. To use research and program review to assess program quality and guide institutional development. 6. To maximize student success.


    Institutional statistical data was gathered from the U.S. Department of Education - Institute of Education Sciences, National Center for Education Statistics, 2009-2010.

    Institution Type
    • 2-year, Public
    Special Learning Opportunities
    • Distance learning opportunities
    • Weekend/evening college
    Student Services
    • Remedial services
    • Academic/career counseling service
    • Employment services for students
    • Placement services for completers
    • On-campus day care for students' children
    Credit Accepted
    • Dual credit
    • The acceptance of credits for work experience or military experience are subject to review by the school and cannot be guaranteed.Advanced placement (AP) credits
    Religious Affiliation
    • Not applicable
    Federal Aid
    • Eligible students may receive Pell Grants and other federal aid (e.g. Direct Loans).
    Degrees/Certificates offered
    • Less than 1 year certificate
    • 1-2 years certificate
    • Associate's degree
    • 2-4 years certificate
    Campus Setting
    • City: Midsize
    Disability Services Student
    • 3% or Less
  • Admission
    Total Applicants
    Full Time Retention Rate 53%
  • Student Demographics
    Total Enrolled 12,344
    Native American 103.0
    Asian 1,067.0
    African American 464.0
    Hispanic 7,696.0
    Enrolled FullTime Undergraduates 2,291
    Enrolled FullTime Graduates

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