Moorpark College

Moorpark College

Moorpark College is an accredited community college funded by the state of California. It was established in the year 1967, and is built on a sprawling campus stretching over 134 acres of land. The college offers enrollment to more than 14,000 students every year.

At Moorpark College degree programs are offered in over 60 disciplines. It is the only college in the US to offer an Exotic Animal Training and Management (EATM) Program. There is an on-site zoo that is open to the public.

Moorpark College's athletics teams go by the name of the Raiders. Moorpark's official colors are black and Columbia blue. The school sponsors men's and women's golf, basketball, soccer, cross-country, football, track and field, baseball, softball, volleyball, and wrestling.

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Moorpark College
7075 Campus Rd
Moorpark , CA 93021-1695
General Phone: (805) 378-1400

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Moorpark College Programs and Degrees (2008-2009)

General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors [see all]
Liberal Arts868Spanish language, speech and rhetoric, liberal arts and sciences, humanities, social services, anthropology, geography, international relations
Animal Science and Care245animal husbandry
Nursing and Emergency Medicine81EMT paramedic, registered nursing
Business and Management64business, business management, accounting, sales and marketing
Design38interior design, graphic design
Medical Support and Technology25radiographer
Family and Social Work24child development
Computer Science and Engineering17information technology, computer programming, computer science, computer networking, system administration
Science16biology, biological and physical sciences, astronomy, chemistry, geology, physics
Security and Law Enforcement14criminal justice and police
Therapy and Counseling11psychology courses
Art Studies7art studies
Photography and Commercial Art6film studies, photography
Engineering3engineering, archeology
Drama and Performing Arts2dance, drama, theatre design
Science and Laboratory Technician1biology tech
Media1mass communication, journalism, radio and television, digital communications
Medical Administration0medical records tech
Religion and Philosophy0philosophy
Conservation and Resource Management0environmental studies, environmental science
Engineering Technician0hazardous materials tech, drafting, architectural drafting, civil drafting
Nutrition and Exercise Therapy0health and physical education

Number of programs and degrees for Moorpark College in 2008-2009:

Degree LevelTotal
Number of
Associate's degree1,26750
Award of at least 2 but less than 4 academic years13022
Award of less than 1 academic year74
Award of at least 1 but less than 2 academic years295

Moorpark College Student Body

In 2007-2008, Moorpark College had a total enrollment of 14,495 students (9,880 full-time equivalent).

Students By Class:

Group Percent
Undergraduate 100%

Racial Diversity:

Race Percent
White 57%
Black 2%
Hispanic 17%
Asian 10%
American Indian 1%
Unknown 12%
(Foreign Students) 1%

Students by Age:

Age Percent
Under 18 6%
18-19 33%
20-21 20%
22-24 14%
25-29 9%
30-34 4%
35-39 3%
40-49 6%
50-64 4%
65+ 0%

Incoming (Freshman) Students by Place of Residence:
(From available data sampling)

State unknown5%

Moorpark College Graduation, Retention, and Transfers

Retention Rates (2007):

Group Returning From
Previous Year
Full-Time 75 %
Part-Time 46 %

Moorpark College Room and Board (2007)

The school does not offer campus housing.

(Please refer to our profile of Moorpark, California for details about the area surrounding the campus. Also see our list of other California Colleges).

The school does not offer students a meal plan.

Moorpark College Expenses and Financial Aid (2008-2009)

Expenses and Financial Aid:

Expense Amount
In-state tuition and fees $ 644
Out-of-state tuition and fees $ 5,894
Books and supplies $ 1,455

Financial Aid:
Moorpark College participates in Federal Title IV financial aid programs. (The school's OPE ID is 711500)

Moorpark College Faculty

Moorpark College has a tenure system for faculty.

Tenure Status of Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelMenWomen
Non-tenured, but on tenure track2938
Non-tenured and not on tenure track21

Salaries for full-time faculty:

Full-Time Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelContract LengthNumber MenAvg Salary MenNumber WomenAvg Salary Women
Instructorcalendar year7$85,84015$89,133
All faculty totalcalendar year7$85,84015$89,133

*: salaries are not displayed where there are fewer than 3 professors in the category.

Full-Time Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelContract LengthNumber MenAvg Salary MenNumber WomenAvg Salary Women
Instructoracademic year68$82,97289$79,695
All faculty totalacademic year68$82,97289$79,695

*: salaries are not displayed where there are fewer than 3 professors in the category.

Moorpark College Degree Programs (2007)

Animal Science And Care
Animal/Livestock Husbandry and Production

Art Studies
Art/Art Studies, General

Business And Management
Business Administration and Management, General
Business/Commerce, General
Sales, Distribution, and Marketing Operations, General

Computer Science And Engineering
Computer Programming/Programmer, General
Computer Science
Computer Systems Networking and Telecommunications
Information Technology
System Administration/Administrator

Conservation And Resource Management
Environmental Science
Environmental Studies

Graphic Design
Interior Design

Drama And Performing Arts
Dance, General
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General
Technical Theatre/Theatre Design and Technology

Engineering, General

Engineering Technician
Architectural Drafting and Architectural CAD/CADD
Civil Drafting and Civil Engineering CAD/CADD
Drafting and Design Technology/Technician, General
Hazardous Materials Management and Waste Technology/Technician

Family And Social Work
Child Development

Liberal Arts
Humanities/Humanistic Studies
International Relations and Affairs
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies
Social Sciences, General
Spanish Language and Literature
Speech and Rhetorical Studies

Mathematics, General

Digital Communication and Media/Multimedia
Mass Communication/Media Studies
Radio and Television

Medical Administration
Health Information/Medical Records Technology/Technician

Medical Support And Technology
Radiologic Technology/Science - Radiographer

Music, General

Nursing And Emergency Medicine
Emergency Medical Technology/Technician (EMT Paramedic)
Nursing/Registered Nurse (RN, ASN, BSN, MSN)

Nutrition And Exercise Therapy
Health and Physical Education, General

Photography And Commercial Art
Film/Cinema Studies

Religion And Philosophy

Biological and Physical Sciences
Biology/Biological Sciences, General
Chemistry, General
Geology/Earth Science, General
Physics, General

Science And Laboratory Technician
Biology Technician/Biotechnology Laboratory Technician

Security And Law Enforcement
Criminal Justice/Police Science

Therapy And Counseling
Psychology, Other

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