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C-
Overall Niche Grade
How are grades calculated?
  1. Academics
    C-
  2. Value
    C
  3. Diversity
    B-
  4. Campus
    C+
  5. Athletics
    C+
  6. Party Scene
    NG
  7. Professors
    C+
  8. Location
    B
  9. Dorms
    NG
  10. Campus Food
    NG
  11. Student Life
    C+
  12. Safety
    B-
Modesto Junior College is ...
Public
Athletic Division
CCCAA
Athletic Conference
Address
435 College Ave
Modesto, CA 95350
Website
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Admissions

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

Cost

Net Price
$10,068/ 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
    $8,388/ year
  • $30-48k
    $9,272/ year
  • $49-75k
    $10,730/ year
  • $76-110k
    $12,009/ year
  • $110k+
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Academics

Professors
C+
Based on faculty accomplishments, salary, student reviews, and additional factors.
Student Faculty Ratio
30:1
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.111 responses
58%
of students agree that the workload is easy to manage.110 responses
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Majors

Students

Full-Time Enrollment
5,852Undergrads
Undergrads Over 25
20%
Pell Grant
57%
Varsity Athletes
6%
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After College

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation
$27,800/ year
National
$33,028
Graduation Rate
17%
National
49%
Employed 2 Years After Graduation
76%
National
83%

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Modesto Junior College Reviews

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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.
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Modesto Junior College has professors that care about you. If you need aid with where you're headed with your degree, there are people there who can help/advise you- that is the only reason I give 3 stars. The college campus needs improvements in security. Cars get broken into almost weekly, and students getting mugged/harassed by homeless people has been ongoing. MJC has two campuses, and East Campus needs more renovating, specifically Founders Halls' building's. Classrooms in Founders Halls sometimes have tech like overheads and screen projectors and speakers to be faulty and interfere with the class. Thankfully they have shown they have made some improvements. There is more parking space for students, they have made bus rides between both campuses free as long as you have your student ID. I rate Modesto Junior College a 3/5 and I hope with more improvements to its campus and security I can rate it higher soon.
Modesto Junior College is great place to start your education. Especially, if you are like me, who has been out of school for 15 years. At first I was scared of returning back to school But, after talking to my professors about how I felt, they only encouraged me to keep going. Since Ive started school its getting easier to understand my classes and my purpose of being in school. I would totally recommend this school to anyone!