Ventura College

Public, 2-4 Years School Located in Ventura, CA

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How much is the Ventura tuition? For the academic year 2023-2024, Ventura's tuition & fees is $1,416 for California residents and $8,179 for out-of-state students.
With indirect costs not billed by school, such as room & boards and personal living expenses, the total cost of attendance for one academic year is $25,680 for California residents and $32,443 for out-of-state students when a student lives off-campus.

Ventura Tuition & Expenses

2022-2023 Rate
California Residents Tuition & Fees$1,416
Out-of-State Tuition & Fees$8,179
Books & Supplies Costs$1,125
Off-campus Room & Board$17,253
Off-campus Expenses$5,886
2023-2024 Estimates
California Residents Tuition & Fees$1,438
Out-of-State Tuition & Fees$9,042

Average Tuition By School Type and Comparison

Compared to 2-4 years schools nationwide, Ventura' tuition is lower than the average tuition of $12,960. Compared to public, 2-4 years colleges in California, its tuition is lower than the average tuition of $13,259.
Ventura College$1,416$8,179
U.S. 2-4 Years Colleges$18,672
Public Schools$7,199$12,960
Private Schools$20,937
California 2-4 Years Colleges$20,867
Public Schools$4,034$13,259
Private Schools$23,111

Compare Similar School's Tuition

The next table compares the tuition & fees between Ventura and similar schools. The similar colleges are selected by school type & level (public, 2-4 years), ranking, and comparison frequency by our users. The comparison is based on 2022-2023 tuition rate.
Ventura CollegeVentura, CA$1,416$8,179
Cabrillo CollegeAptos, CA$1,270$9,910
Cerritos CollegeNorwalk, CA$1,364$12,004
Chabot CollegeHayward, CA$1,150$8,686
Chaffey CollegeRancho Cucamonga, CA$1,184$11,120
Citrus CollegeGlendora, CA$1,204$9,844
Columbia CollegeSonora, CA$1,547$8,870
Crafton Hills CollegeYucaipa, CA$1,188$12,320
College of the DesertPalm Desert, CA$1,326$9,586
Diablo Valley CollegePleasant Hill, CA$1,312$9,012
El Camino Community College DistrictTorrance, CA$1,144$7,144

Financial Aid and COA

At Ventura College, 7,140 students (66%) received grant or scholarship from the federal government, state or local government, the institution, and other sources. The average amount of grant/scholarship received is $4,128.
After receiving financial aid, the cost of attendance (COA) at Ventura is $28,315 for students living off-campus.
For beginning students (i.e. first-time freshmen), 957 students received any type of financial aid including grants/scholarship and student loans. The average amount of grant/scholarship for the first-time students is $6,566 and the average amount of student loans is $5,450.
The financial aid data is based on 2021-2022 statistics from IPEDS.
California ResidentsOut-of-State
COA (off-campus)$25,680$32,443
Tuition & Fees$1,416$8,179
Indirect Costs (off-campus)$24,264$24,264
COA (off-campus) after Receiving Aid$21,552$28,315
Average Financial Aid$4,128$4,128
Type of AidNumber Receiving AidPercent Receiving AidAverage Amount of Aid Received
Grant or Scholarship7,14066%$4,128
Pell Grants2,42123%$4,246
Federal Student Loan811%$6,183
Type of AidNumber Receiving AidPercent Receiving AidAverage Amount of Aid Received
Any Financial Aid95792%-
Grants or Scholarships95792%$6,566
Federal Grants92689%$4,538
Pell Grants44943%$5,118
Other Federal Grants92689%$2,056
State/Local Grants91188%$2,277
Institutional Grants81%$906
Student Loan Aid81%$5,450
Federal Student Loans81%$5,450
Other Student Loans0--
Income LevelNumber of StudentsNumber of Students AwardedAverage Amount Aid Awarded
All level443443$5,309
110,001 or more33$3,230

Student Population

Ventura College has a total of 10,559 students (all undergraduate). By gender, there are 4,441 male students and 6,300 female students attending Ventura. The school offers online degree programs and 6,130 students enrolled online exclusively (58.05% of all students).
Undergraduate10,741 4,4416,300

Directory & Academic Information

Directory Information
Address4667 Telegraph Rd, Ventura, CA
Degree & Programs
Program Offered105 Programs
Academic Stats
Student Population10,559
Graduation Rate39%
Transfer-out Rate5%
Retention Rate76% (Full-time), 37% (Part-time)
Students to Faculty Ratio Rate25 to 1
Faculty & Staffs
Number of Faculties158 (Full-time), 244 (Part-time)
Number of Staffs320 (Full-time), 256 (Part-time)
Average Faculty Salary$85,875
Average Staff Salary$79,146