Statistical Data

Ventura College is officially designated as a Hispanic-Serving Institution by the U.S. Department of Education. Ventura College is 30th in the nation, of more than 1,200 community and junior colleges, for awarding Associate Degrees to Hispanic students, according to Department of Education statistics.

Ventura College Student Profile

Student Body (Fall 2016):
Total Enrollment..........................................................12,750
Full-Time........................................................ 3,944 (30.93%)
Part-Time....................................................... 8,806 (69.07%)
 
Student Gender:
Female........................................................... 6,999 (54.89%)
Male................................................................ 5,575 (43.73%)
Unknown..............................................................176 (1.38%)
 
Student Ethnicity:
African American/Black.....................................288 (2.26%)
Asian.................................................................... 556 (4.36%)
Hispanic..........................................................7,451 (58.44%)
Native American....................................................54 (0.42%)
Pacific Islander...................................................... 20 (0.16%)
Two or More Races.............................................471 (3.69%)
White............................................................... 3,806 (29.85%)
Unknown............................................................. 104 (0.82%)
 
Student Age (Average Age 24.6 yrs.):
19 or younger................................................3,872 (30.37%)
20-24............................................................ 4,958 (38.89%)
25-29............................................................ 1,683 (13.20%)
30-34.......................................................................765 (6%)
35-39................................................................. 427 (3.35%)
40-49................................................................. 553 (4.34%)
50-59................................................................ .361 (2.83%)
60.......................................................................131 (1.03%)
 
Degrees Awarded 2015-2016:
Associate’s Degrees......................................................1,082
Certificates of Achievement...........................................703
 
Most Current Transfer Data 2015-2016:
University of California......................................................119
California State University................................................662
In-State Private Colleges and
Out-of-State Four-Year University...................................357
 
2015-2016:
Total Financial Aid awarded....................$25,873,316.60 (Ventura)
 

Leadership and Policymaking

Lawyers are:
  • 50% of U.S. Presidents
  • 60% of U.S. Senators
  • 37% of U.S. House of Representatives
  • 40% of Governors
  • 14% of California Legislators
  • 9% of major CEOs

Law Professionals who began their journey into Law School at the Community College:

Honorable Robert Tafoya
Judge, Kern County Superior Court
Ventura College Alumn
 
Honorable Tani Gorre Cantil-Sakauye
Chief Justice of California
Sacramento City College Alumn            
 
Honorable Thang Nguyen Barrett
Judge, Santa Clara County Superior Court
Northern Virginia Community College Alumn
 
Jeff Adachi, Esq.
Public Defender, City of San Francisco
Sacramento City College Alumn
 
Robert L. Harris, J.D.
Vice President, Pacific Gas and Electric
Merrit College Alumn