The Ventura College Promise

BIG changes are happening! More information coming soon. Thank you for your patience.

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Ventura College counselors will continue to share the details of this program with prospective students during their ongoing visits to area high schools.  Interested individuals can also contact the Ventura College Foundation Office at (805) 289-6461.

The Ventura College Promise

VC Promise Videos:
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Campaign For College Opportunity:  One of 15 "Practices With Promises" 2008

League for Innovation: Named as an "Innovation of the Year" 2009

The VC Promise in the News

Thursday, Sept. 28, 2017,
Meet The Town That Inspired Free Community College In California

Monday, Nov. 14, 2016, The Ventura County Star
What would free tuition mean for students, taxpayers?

Monday, Nov. 14, 2016, The New York Times
California Today: Why More Community Colleges Offer Free Tuition

Winter 2007, Community College League of California The NEWS
"Ventura Promise" Breaks New Ground

Saturday, Jan. 13, 2007, The Ventura County Star
Colleges offering to help students with tuition costs

Sunday, Dec. 31. 2006, The Ventura County Star
Ventura College Foundation to pay first-year fees

Sábado 30 de diciembre de 2006, Mi Estrella
Una promesa de ayuda para estudiantes del Colegio de Ventura

December 2006, The Ventura County Star
Foundation expanding help for new Ventura College students

March 5, 2006, The Ventura County Star
Ventura Promise grants open door to junior college

March 2006, Student Voice
Foundation removes barriers with scholarship opportunities