Oxnard College

Oxnard College

Oxnard College, also referred to as OC, is a coeducational, community college located in Oxnard, California, United States. It was established in 1975. The College spreads across a 118-acre campus near College Park in Oxnard. The College grants admission to approximately 6,500 students annually.

The academic departments of Oxnard College include:

  • Career & Technical Education
  • Economic Development & Innovation
  • Liberal Studies
  • Math/Science/PE/Fine & Performing Arts

The College's sports teams are called the Condors. The official mascot is the Condor. Students compete in baseball, basketball, cross country, soccer, softball, and volleyball. The College has a fully equipped gymnasium and a state-of-the-art fitness center to help students keep in shape throughout the year.

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Oxnard College
4000 S Rose Ave
Oxnard , CA 93033-6699
General Phone: (805) 986-5800

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Oxnard College Programs and Degrees (2008-2009)

General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors [see all]
Liberal Arts326Spanish language, sign language translation, English, liberal arts and sciences, humanities, anthropology, economics, political science, sociology, ...
Family and Social Work104child development, human services
Security and Law Enforcement66fire-fighting
Business and Management56business management, accounting, sales and marketing
Therapy and Counseling38psychology, substance abuse counseling
Medical Support and Technology37dental assistant, dental hygienist
Engineering Technician24HVAC tech, hazardous materials tech
Law21legal assistant
Office and Administration14administrative assistant
Mechanics and Repair14electrical installation and repair, autobody repair, automobile mechanics
Cooking and Culinary Arts9culinary arts, restaurant and catering management
Computer Science and Engineering8information technology, web design, computer networking
Science and Laboratory Technician7science tech
Media2journalism, radio and television, digital communications, public relations
Religion and Philosophy2philosophy
Art Studies1art studies
Science0biology, biological and physical sciences
Hospitality0hotel management
Medical Administration0medical records tech
Fine Arts0sculpture
Photography and Commercial Art0drawing

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

Degree LevelTotal
Number of
Associate's degree51344
Award of less than 1 academic year15212
Award of at least 2 but less than 4 academic years027
Award of at least 1 but less than 2 academic years647

Oxnard College Student Body

In 2007-2008, Oxnard College had a total enrollment of 6,803 students (4,046 full-time equivalent).

Students By Class:

Group Percent
Undergraduate 100%

Racial Diversity:

Race Percent
White 19%
Black 4%
Hispanic 61%
Asian 9%
American Indian 1%
Unknown 5%
(Foreign Students) 0%

Students by Age:

Age Percent
Under 18 6%
18-19 23%
20-21 17%
22-24 15%
25-29 13%
30-34 8%
35-39 5%
40-49 8%
50-64 4%
65+ 1%

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

State unknown3%

Oxnard College Graduation, Retention, and Transfers

Retention Rates (2007):

Group Returning From
Previous Year
Full-Time 67 %
Part-Time 34 %

Oxnard College Room and Board (2007)

The school does not offer campus housing.

(Please refer to our profile of Oxnard, 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.

Oxnard 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:
Oxnard College participates in Federal Title IV financial aid programs. (The school's OPE ID is 1284200)

Oxnard College Faculty

Oxnard College has a tenure system for faculty.

Tenure Status of Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelMenWomen
Non-tenured, but on tenure track1111
Non-tenured and not on tenure track24

Salaries for full-time faculty:

Full-Time Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelContract LengthNumber MenAvg Salary MenNumber WomenAvg Salary Women
Instructorcalendar year9$96,10812$88,860
All faculty totalcalendar year9$96,10812$88,860

*: 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 year38$79,45440$80,001
All faculty totalacademic year38$79,45440$80,001

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

Oxnard College Degree Programs (2007)

Art Studies
Art/Art Studies, General

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

Computer Science And Engineering
Computer Systems Networking and Telecommunications
Information Technology
Web Page, Digital/Multimedia and Information Resources Design

Cooking And Culinary Arts
Cooking and Related Culinary Arts, General
Restaurant, Culinary, and Catering Management/Manager

Engineering Technician
Hazardous Materials Management and Waste Technology/Technician
Heating/AC/Refrigeration Technology/Technician

Family And Social Work
Child Development
Human Services, General

Fine Arts

Hotel/Motel Administration/Management

Legal Assistant/Paralegal

Liberal Arts
Economics, General
English Language and Literature, General
History, General
Humanities/Humanistic Studies
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies
Political Science and Government, General
Sign Language Interpretation and Translation
Spanish Language and Literature

Mathematics, General

Mechanics And Repair
Autobody/Collision and Repair Technology/Technician
Automobile/Automotive Mechanics Technology/Technician
Electrical/Electronics Equipment Installation and Repair, General

Digital Communication and Media/Multimedia
Public Relations/Image Management
Radio and Television

Medical Administration
Health Information/Medical Records Technology/Technician

Medical Support And Technology
Dental Assisting/Assistant
Dental Hygiene/Hygienist

Office And Administration
Administrative Assistant and Secretarial Science, General

Photography And Commercial Art

Religion And Philosophy

Biological and Physical Sciences
Biology/Biological Sciences, General

Science And Laboratory Technician
Science Technologies/Technicians, Other

Security And Law Enforcement
Fire Science/Fire-fighting

Therapy And Counseling
Psychology, General
Substance Abuse/Addiction Counseling

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