Monterey Peninsula College

980 Fremont St, Monterey, CA 93940-4799

About Monterey Peninsula College

Monterey Peninsula College is classified as a large, rural-serving public Associate’s college serving over 7,500 full time students. Rural-serving institutions are located in areas with a total population of less than 500,000 residents. This large two-year institution has an estimated annual full-time enrollment of 2,000 to 4,999 students. This institution awards associate’s degrees and no bachelor’s degrees. According to data for fall enrollment, up to 60% of undergraduates are enrolled part-time. Enrollment data shows that only undergraduates are enrolled at this two-year associate’s degree granting institution.

School Information

General Information

Student Body SizeUndergraduate9,578
Student Age% Under 2544%
 % 25 and Over56%
 % Age Unknown0%
Attendance Type% Full-time25%
 % Part-time75%
Race/Ethnicity% White42.1%
 % Black3.8%
 % Asian8.4%
 % Latino16.1%
 % Native American0.7%
 % Race Unknown27.6%
 % International student1%
Student ServicesCareer CounselingYes
 Student Employment ServicesYes
 Graduate Placement ServicesYes
 Study AbroadNO
 Day CareYes
Religious AffiliationNO
Campus setting
Intitution typePublic
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Academic Information

Admissions Information

Open AdmissionYes
Application RequirementsHigh School GPA
 High School TranscriptNot applicable
 High School RankingNot applicable
 College Prep CoursesNot applicable
 Letter of RecommendationNot applicable
 Demonstration of CompetenciesNot applicable
 Admissions ExaminationNot applicable
 Test of English as a Foreign Language (International Students)Not applicable
Standardized Tests% of Applicants Submitting SAT0%
 % of Applicants Submitting ACT0%

Tuition and Financial Aid

Tuition & FeesUndergraduate Application Fee$
 In-State Tuition & Fees$678
 Out-of-State Tuition & Fees$5,070
Financial Aid% Undergraduates with Financial Aid53%
 % Undergraduates with Loans5%
 % Undergraduates with Grants53%
 Average Undergraduate Financial Aid Award$ 0
Other CostsBooks and Supplies (Estimated)$1,638
 Off-Campus Room and Board Cost (Estimated)$14,535
 Off-Campus Living Expenses (Estimated)$3,906
 Living with Family, Living Expenses (Estimated)$3,780

Neighborhood Data for the Monterey Area

Median Age37.6
Median Household Income$62,720
Total Population27,861
Age/Gender % Men % Women
 Total50.5% 49.5%
 Age 0-958.4%41.6%
 Age 10-1748.3%51.7%
 Age 18-2457.1%42.9%
 Age 25-2945.6%54.4%
 Age 30-3953.2%46.8%
Race/Ethnicity% White76.4%
 % Black2.6%
 % Asian10.0%
 % Latino14.7%
 % Native American0.3%
 % Pacific Islander0.3%
 % Indian (South Asia)0.7%


On Campus Housing ProvidedNo
Meal Plan ProvidedNo
Off-Campus Room and Board Cost (Estimated)$14,535
Median Rent (Rental Units of Any Size)$1,218
Rental Price Distribution StudioOne BedroomTwo Bedroom
 Under $5000.0%8.4%0.4%
 $500 to $74922.8%4.0%0.0%
 $750 to $99946.0%31.3%5.0%
 Over $100031.2%56.3%90.6%
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