About the District

Ventura County Community College District (VCCCD) is a public community college district serving residents throughout Ventura County. VCCCD’s three colleges - Moorpark College, Oxnard College, and Ventura College - offer programs for transfer to four-year colleges and universities; career technical training; basic skills instruction; as well as community service, economic development, and continuing education for cultural growth, life enrichment, and skills improvement. In spring 2017, VCCCD served 30,876 students. The colleges are accredited by the Accrediting Commission for Community and Junior Colleges of the Western Association of Schools and Colleges, an institutional accrediting body recognized by the Council for Higher Education Accreditation and the U.S. Department of Education.

Photo of Ventura CollegeVentura College is one of the oldest community colleges in California. Higher education in Ventura County began in 1925 when a junior college department was added to the high school in Ventura, and Ventura Junior College was founded shortly after. In 1955, the college moved to its present 112 acre hillside campus in the eastern part of Ventura.

 

» Ventura College Fast Facts - Fall 2016

 
Photo of Moorpark CollegeMoorpark College is the second-oldest and largest of the colleges, located on 150 acres of sloping hillside land in the eastern region of Ventura County. The college has been serving the community since 1967.

 

» Moorpark College Fast Facts - Fall 2016

 
Photo of Oxnard CollegeOxnard College, founded in 1975, is the newest of the three community colleges in the county. Set on 118 acres and located two miles from Pacific Ocean beaches, the college is easily accessible by the Ventura Freeway or the Pacific Coast Highway.

 

» Oxnard College Fast Facts - Fall 2016

 
photo of VCCCD Administrative Center in CamarilloThe District Administrative Center, centrally located in Camarillo, oversees administrative functions and provides leadership and services to the three colleges in support of VCCCD’s mission.

 

» VCCCD Fast Facts - Fall 2017