C+
Overall Niche Grade
How are grades calculated?
  1. Professors
    B-
  2. Value
    C+
  3. Diversity
    B+
  4. Safety
    B+
  5. Student Experience
    C+
  6. Location
    A+
Monterey Peninsula College is ...
Public
Athletic Division
Other
Athletic Conference
Address
980 Fremont St
Monterey, CA 93940
Website

Admissions

Acceptance Rate
100%
SAT Range
ACT Range
Application Fee
SAT/ACT
High School GPA

Cost

Net Price
$9,075/ year
National
$15,431
Average cost after financial aid for students receiving grant or scholarship aid, as reported by the college.
Net Price by Household Income
  • <$30k
    $7,376/ year
  • $30-48k
    $8,439/ year
  • $49-75k
    $6,110/ year
  • $76-110k
    $5,585/ year
  • $110k+
    $7,900/ year

Academics

Professors
B-
Based on faculty accomplishments, salary, student reviews, and additional factors.
Student Faculty Ratio
24:1
Evening Degree Programs
No
84%
of students agree that professors put a lot of effort into teaching their classes.57 responses
58%
of students agree that it is easy to get the classes they want.50 responses
67%
of students agree that the workload is easy to manage.49 responses

Majors

Students

Full-Time Enrollment
2,410Undergrads
Undergrads Over 25
21%
Pell Grant
43%
Varsity Athletes
9%
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After Monterey Peninsula College

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation
$34,100/ year
National
$33,028
Graduation Rate
34%
National
47%
Employed 2 Years After Graduation
75%
National
83%

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Monterey Peninsula College Reviews

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Great atmosphere on campus and amazing professors. However there is limited parking on campus and the library is closed by 8pm which is extremely early to other colleges, even for a community college!
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So many classes to choose from, and if none fit your schedule, ONLINE CLASSES! I have enjoyed college so much here at MPC. I wish high school was like this! I am excited to learn here, and that is something I will forever be thankful for. One important thing is that classes can only be repeated THREE times. After 3 times you would have to go to another college to take the course, which is reasonable to me.
The counselors are great! Pretty decently sized campus which is very beautiful! Teachers are hit or miss, look up their ratings on ratemyprofessor before enrolling in a class! I wish I knew that my freshman year. Other than that this is a great school. It makes learning enjoyable.