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C-
Overall Niche Grade
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  1. Academics
    C-
  2. Value
    C-
  3. Diversity
    B
  4. Campus
    C+
  5. Athletics
    C+
  6. Party Scene
    C
  7. Professors
    C+
  8. Location
    C+
  9. Dorms
    NG
  10. Campus Food
    NG
  11. Student Life
    C
  12. Safety
    B
Modesto Junior is a public college located in Modesto, California. It is a mid-size institution with an enrollment of 5,747 undergraduate students. The Modesto Junior acceptance rate is 100%. Popular majors include Liberal Arts and Humanities, Natural Sciences, and Child Care Provider. Graduating 19% of students, Modesto Junior alumni go on to earn a starting salary of $20,700.
About Modesto Junior College...
Athletic Division
CCCAA
Athletic Conference
Address
435 College Ave
Modesto, CA 95350
Website
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Modesto Junior College Rankings

Niche rankings are based on rigorous analysis of key statistics from the U.S. Department of Education and millions of reviews.

Admissions

Acceptance Rate
100%
Application Deadline
SAT Range
ACT Range
Application Fee
$0
SAT/ACT
High School GPA
Early Decision/Early Action

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Cost

Net Price
$10,194/ year
National
$15,523
Average cost after financial aid for students receiving grant or scholarship aid, as reported by the college.
Net Price by Household Income
  • <$30k
    $8,344/ year
  • $30-48k
    $8,482/ year
  • $49-75k
    $10,998/ year
  • $76-110k
    $12,367/ year
  • $110k+
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Academics

Professors
C+
Based on faculty accomplishments, salary, student reviews, and additional factors.
Student Faculty Ratio
31:1
Evening Degree Programs
No
79%
of students agree that professors put a lot of effort into teaching their classes.121 responses
28%
of students agree that it is easy to get the classes they want.113 responses
58%
of students agree that the workload is easy to manage.112 responses
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Majors

Students

Full-Time Enrollment
5,747Undergrads
Undergrads Over 25
19%
Pell Grant
54%
Varsity Athletes
6%
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After College

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation
$27,800/ year
National
$33,028
Graduation Rate
19%
National
49%
Employed 2 Years After Graduation
76%
National
83%

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Modesto Junior College Reviews

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Great college. Wonderful professors, a wide selection of classes, and very nice campus. I’ve received two degrees through this school and am currently in the ADN program there, it’s really a wonderful place to get an education!
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I have attended Modesto Junior College steady for 4 years. I know its is a 2 year school, yet I changed my major a few times, but thats why I decided to go there! In the last 6 years, I have seen Modesto Junior college grown and become a place I was proud to attend. With newly remodeled buildings and state of the art facilities, I was happy to sign up for the next semester. The instructors I had were often very good, having only a few that I disliked.
I have enjoyed my education at Modesto Junior College. Over the past few years, MJC has began to update their buildings and expand their West Campus. I have utilized Modesto Junior College's science, math, and child development programs and have found that the classes exceeded my expectations! The professors have been phenomenal and the material covered in class has been quite enlightening. I would recommend any graduation senior to start at Modesto Junior College before continuing onto a UC or CSU.