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, and community service, economic development, and continuing education for cultural growth, life enrichment, and skills improvement. 

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.


VCCCD Snapshot 2022

2022 VCCCD Snapshot

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The 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.

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Moorpark College located on 154 acres of sloping hillside land in eastern Ventura County, is the largest college in the district, with more than 13,000 students each semester. The college is home to over 75 disciplines of study and offers multiple student services to provide support and facilitate student success. MC campus life is enhanced through numerous clubs and activities, athletics programs, and performing arts. The Child Development Center on campus is a teaching lab with childcare available to students, staff, and the general public. The campus is also home to America’s Teaching Zoo, the county’s only public zoo. Moorpark College is the second oldest of the colleges, serving the community since 1967. 


Oxnard College is located in Ventura County’s largest city, situated between beautiful beaches and sprawling farmland. OC has been a Hispanic-Serving Institution for nearly a half-century and offers over 60 disciplines for students interested in university transfer or career education. The main campus includes state-of-the-art facilities for instruction in dental assisting and hygiene (which enjoy 100% success rates), as well as a fully equipped industrial kitchen and café for hands-on training through OC’s Culinary Arts, Restaurant Management, and Hospitality Management programs. The college’s auxiliary site in Camarillo prepares students for public safety careers including firefighting and prevention, emergency medical response, and lifeguarding. Additionally, a Marine Education Center and Aquarium is located in the Channel Islands Harbor. The Aspen Institute recently ranked OC among the nation’s top 150 community colleges. 
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Ventura College, the first institution of higher education in Ventura County, has provided quality education for nearly 100 years. In 1955, the college moved to its present 112-acre hillside campus in eastern Ventura. It is a designated Hispanic Serving Institution, enrolling over 11,000 students each semester at two campuses. VC offers over 70 disciplines of study in STEM fields, business, the arts, education, social/behavioral sciences, liberal arts, and health sciences. It is the largest provider of workforce participants in the county in manufacturing, automotive technology, and nursing. VC’s main campus is located minutes from the beach. In the late 1970s, Ventura College opened a Santa Paula site, Ventura College East Campus (VCEC), to serve the needs of the growing community in the Santa Clara River Valley.