Resources › For Students and Parents Monterey Peninsula College Admissions SAT Scores, Acceptance Rate, Financial Aid & More Share Flipboard Email Print Coolcaesar / Wikimedia Commons / CC BY-SA 3.0 For Students and Parents College Admissions College Profiles College Admissions Process College Rankings Choosing A College Application Tips Essay Samples & Tips Testing Graphs College Financial Aid Extracurricular Activities Advanced Placement Homework Help Private School Test Prep College Life Graduate School Business School Law School Distance Learning View More By Allen Grove College Admissions Expert Ph.D., English, University of Pennsylvania M.A., English, University of Pennsylvania B.S., Materials Science & Engineering and Literature, MIT Dr. Allen Grove is an Alfred University English professor and a college admissions expert with 20 years of experience helping students transition to college. our editorial process Facebook Facebook Twitter Twitter Allen Grove Updated October 04, 2019 Monterey Peninsula College Admissions Overview: Monterey Peninsula College has open admissions, meaning that any interested and qualified student is able to attend the school. Check out the school's website for application instructions and important dates and deadlines. Admissions Data (2016): Monterey Peninsula College Acceptance Rate: -Monterey Peninsula College has open admissionsTest Scores -- 25th / 75th PercentileSAT Critical Reading: - / -SAT Math: - / -SAT Writing: - / -What's a good SAT score?ACT Composite: - / -ACT English: - / -ACT Math: - / -What's a good ACT score? Monterey Peninsula College Description: Monterey Peninsula College is a public community college located in Monterey, California. It is a part of the California Community Colleges system. The 87-acre oceanfront campus is just minutes from the coast of Monterey Bay, providing easy access to several miles of local public beaches, and less than two hours south of San Jose and San Francisco. Academically, MPC has a student faculty ratio of 25 to 1 and offers 71 associate’s degrees as well as a number of one and two-year certificate programs. Popular areas of study at the college include liberal studies, business administration, nursing and biological sciences. Although the college is not residential, students are involved in campus life, participating in 25 student-run clubs and organizations, an active student government and a variety of cultural and social events on campus. MPC Athletics compete in the California Community College Athletics Association as a Junior College member of the Coast Conference. Enrollment (2016): Total Enrollment: 7,815 (1,109 undergraduates)Gender Breakdown: 45% Male / 55% Female31% Full-time Costs (2016 - 17): Tuition and Fees: $1,174 (in-state); $6,238 (out-of-state)Books: $1,710 (why so much?)Room and Board (off campus): $13,788Other Expenses: $4,230Total Cost: $20,902 (in-state); $25,966 (out-of-state Monterey Peninsula College Financial Aid (2015 - 16): Percentage of New Students Receiving Aid: 66%Percentage of New Students Receiving Types of AidGrants: 66%Loans: 3%Average Amount of AidGrants: $4,784Loans: $4,942 Academic Programs: Most Popular Majors: Biological Sciences, Business Administration, Humanities, Liberal Studies, Nursing Transfer, Graduation and Retention Rates: First Year Student Retention (full-time students): 69%Transfer Out Rate: 16%3-Year Graduation Rate (150% of normal time): 26% Intercollegiate Athletic Programs: Men's Sports: Football, Soccer, Track and Field, Basketbal, Baseball, GolfWomen's Sports: Basketball, Soccer, Softball, Tennis, Track and Field, Volleyball Data Source: National Center for Educational Statistics If You Like Monterery Peninsula College, You May Also Like These Schools: San Jose State University: Profile | GPA-SAT-ACT GraphCalifornia State University - Chico: Profile | GPA-SAT-ACT GraphHumboldt State University: Profile | GPA-SAT-ACT GraphUniversity of California - Merced: Profile | GPA-SAT-ACT GraphCalifornia State University - Fresno: Profile | GPA-SAT-ACT GraphSan Francisco State University: Profile | GPA-SAT-ACT GraphCalifornia State University - Long Beach: Profile | GPA-SAT-ACT Graph Monterey Peninsula College Mission Statement: mission statement from http://www.mpc.edu/home/showdocument?id=9869 "Monterey Peninsula College is committed to fostering student learning and success by providing excellence in instructional programs, facilities, and services to support the goals of students pursuing transfer, career, basic skills, and life-long learning opportunities. Through these efforts MPC seeks to enhance the intellectual, cultural, and economic vitality of our diverse community."