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Study at Modesto Junior College

Modesto Junior College is a community college situated in Modesto, California. The college offers a number of Associate degrees. It boasts of more than 12, 000 degree-seeking undergraduates. The college is popular for its excellence in its math department, science department and nursing program. Modesto Junior College's campuses are:
  • MJC East Campus
  • MJC West Campus
  • MJC Westside Center
Modesto Junior College's athletics teams are nicknamed the Pirates. MJC's sports teams play water polo, volleyball, track, tennis, softball, soccer, golf, football, cross country and basketball. Hiram Fuller, professional basketball player; Roger Nixon, composer; and George Lucas, Academy Award-winning American film director are among the notable alumni of this college.

Profile of Modesto Junior CollegeModesto Junior College is located in a medium-sized city, in Modesto, California. The school is a public institution. Degree levels at Modesto Junior College top out at the Associate's degree.

Course Topics

Students at the school often study family and social work.

Modesto Junior College Selectivity

Modesto Junior College maintains an open-admission policy.

The school's tenure system is geared toward rewarding and keeping the most valuable professors. By paying its faculty better than most schools, Modesto Junior College tries to attract and retain a high quality teaching staff.

Student Enrolment

The school offers classes to 18, 546 students (10, 583 full-time equivalent).

Modesto Junior College Tuition and AffordabilityTuition is fairly low at Modesto Junior College.

Modesto Junior College Programs and Degrees
General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors
Liberal Arts546liberal arts and sciences, social services, English, speech and rhetoric, Spanish language, foreign language and literature, German language, minority and gender studies, . . .
Family and Social Work207child development, human services, family and consumer science
Nursing and Emergency Medicine173registered nursing, licensed practical nurse, EMT paramedic, nursing assistant
Business and Management142business management, accounting, retail, international business, sales and marketing
Security and Law Enforcement91criminal justice and police, fire-fighting
Medical Support and Technology77medical assistant, dental assistant, respiratory care tech, veterinary assistant
Education and Teaching71early childhood special ed
Mechanics and Repair39automobile mechanics, industrial electronics tech, autobody repair, computer repair
Production Trades25machinist, welding, sheet metal tech
Computer Science and Engineering24computer and info science, computer science, information technology, computer graphics, computer programming
Agricultural Science and Management22agricultural operations, dairy production, agriculture, crop production, food technology, various agricutural courses, agricultural machine tech, various agricultural courses
Media18graphic communications, radio and television, journalism
Art Studies17art studies
office and Administration17administrative assistant, office management, data entry
Architecture and Planning14architectural tech, landscape architecture, architectural services
Design14graphic design, interior design
Nutrition and Exercise Therapy12health and physical education, athletic trainer, parks and recreation management
Animal Science and Care11animal husbandry
Photography and Commercial Art9photography, cinematography
Cooking and Culinary Arts8culinary arts
Construction Trades8construction, building inspector, construction manager, apparel and textile marketing
Real Estate and Construction Management8real estate
Drama and Performing Arts6drama, theatre design
Engineering Technician5manufacturing tech, engineering technology, drafting, mechanical engineering tech, architectural drafting, instrumentation tech
Science5physical sciences
Landscaping and Horticulture2applied horticulture, landscaping, plant nursery, floristry
Conservation and Resource Management0forestry
Therapy and Counselling0substance abuse Counselling
Contact: Modesto Junior CollegeModesto Junior College

435 College Ave

Modesto, California 95350-5800

General Phone: (209) 575-6498


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