Modesto Junior College


Situated in the center of Central Valley, Modesto Junior College offers a variety of vocational and academic programs through two campuses: East campus, and West campus. Whether students are seeking an associate degree to assist with transfer to a four-year institution, or looking to gain new job skills for entry into the workforce, Modesto Junior College has a program to fit their needs.

Accredited by the Western Association of Schools and Colleges, Modesto Junior College offers nine areas of study, including agriculture, environmental sciences, & technical education; allied health/family & consumer sciences; business, behavioral & social sciences; arts, humanities, & communication; physical education, health education, recreation & dance; science, mathematics, & engineering; literature & language arts; community & economic development; and, library & information technology.

Agriculture, environmental sciences, & technical education programs provide students with a variety of hands-on training. The allied health/family & consumer sciences division offers associate degrees and certificates in such areas as dental assisting, culinary arts, and interior design. The business, behavioral & social sciences division consists of several academic departments which offer associate degrees and certificates. Many of the two-year programs are used to transfer to four-year institutions. Within the arts, humanities & communication division students may choose an associate degree program in art, journalism, photography, humanities, music, theatre & dance, television & film, radio & recording arts, or speech communication. The physical education, health education, recreation & dance division provides instructional programs for students to help learn about health fitness and how to maintain healthy lifestyles. The science, mathematics & engineering division prepares students for transfer to four-year institutions to earn a bachelor’s degree. The literature & language arts department consists of five areas of concentration including foreign languages, reading, American Sign Language, English, and English as a second language. The community & economic development division consists of public safety courses, workforce training, and community education. In addition, the library & information technology division maintains two libraries, media services, television production, three computer labs, distance education (which offers online classes and telecourses), technology services and photography.

Most Popular Fields of Study

Information Summary

See the entire top 2,000 colleges and universities list
Overall Score (about) Insufficient Data
Total Cost On-Campus Attendance $3,082
Admission Success rate N/A
Student Ratio Students-to-Faculty 23 : 1
Retention (full-time / part-time) N/A / N/A
Enrollment Total (all students) 17,908


Modesto Junior College is open to all students interested in higher education, who have graduated with a high school diploma or equivalent. Prospective students are required to fill out and submit an admissions application (available online at the school website). In addition, students should schedule to take an assessment test. For additional information regarding admissions, go to the school website.

International students should contact an International Student Program (ISP) representative for admission requirements, instructions, and additional forms.


CollegeCampus :: Modesto Junior College
CollegeMembers :: Modesto Junior College

Financial Aid

Modesto Junior College offers several financial aid options to qualifying students, including grants, loans, scholarships, and work study programs. All students are required to fill out and submit a Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) to be considered for financial assistance.

The college financial aid office is available to assist students with the financial aid process. In addition, the school website provides detailed information about the types of aid available along with descriptions of each.

Student Financial Aid Details

Secrets to getting the best scholarships and financial aid in California.


Modesto Junior College serves many students including high school graduates, transfers, international students, as well as working adults and professionals. For that reason, there are two campuses—East Campus, and West Campus to meet the needs of its students.

Modesto Junior College has many opportunities for students to be involved in campus life. Students can join any of the many clubs and organizations, enjoy intercollegiate sports, and participate in student government. The college also offers many services to its students including a career center with job placement services, counseling services, tutoring, health services, and academic advising. Students also have easy access to public transportation so they may enjoy area attractions and campus events and activities.

Student Enrollment Demographics

Student Graduation Demographics


Modesto Junior College supports over 20 intercollegiate sports teams including, men’s baseball, basketball, football, cross country, golf, soccer, water polo, swimming, wrestling, track, and tennis; as well as women’s basketball, cross country, track, volleyball, golf, soccer, softball, swimming, water polo, and cheerleading. Pirates are the team mascot.

This website and its associated pages are not affiliated with, endorsed by, or sponsored by this school. has no official or unofficial affiliation with Modesto Junior College.