Ventura County College

Find Ventura County California colleges and universities, such as state, community, public, and private colleges, universities, and technical schools. Colleges and universities provide information on degree programs, such as associate degrees, bachelor degrees, masters degrees, doctorate degrees, and trade certifications, college applications, financial aid, tuition, and student alumni resources.


CET-Oxnard 761 South C Street Oxnard CA 93030 408-287-7924


California Lutheran University 60 West Olsen Road Thousand Oaks CA 91360 805-492-2411

California State University Channel Islands 1 University Drive Camarillo CA 93012 805-437-8400

Culinary Arts, Restaurant Management & Hospitality at Oxnard College 4000 South Rose Avenue Oxnard CA 93033 805-986-5800

EMS Training Institute 15 McCoy Place Simi Valley CA 93065 805-582-2124

ITT Technical Institute - Oxnard Campus 2051 Solar Drive Oxnard CA 93036 805-988-0143

Lu Ross Academy 470 East Thompson Boulevard Ventura CA 93001 805-643-5690

Modern Beauty Academy 699 South C Street Oxnard CA 93030 805-483-4994

Moorpark College 7075 Campus Road Moorpark CA 93021 805-378-1400

Pacific Coast Trade School 1690 Universe Circle Oxnard CA 93033 805-487-9260

Santa Barbara Business College 4839 Market Street Ventura CA 93003 805-339-2999

St. John's Seminary 5012 Seminary Road Camarillo CA 93012 805-482-2755

The Colleges of Law - Ventura Campus 4475 Market Street Ventura CA 93003 805-765-9300

Thomas Aquinas College 10000 Ojai Santa Paula Road Santa Paula CA 93060 805-525-4417

Ventura Adult and Continuing Education 5200 Valentine Road Ventura CA 93003

Ventura College 4667 Telegraph Road Ventura CA 93003 805-289-6000

Ventura County Community College District 255 West Stanley Avenue Ventura CA 93001 805-652-5500

About Ventura County Colleges

Ventura County Colleges are institutions that offer post-secondary education through a range of degree or vocational programs in Ventura County, CA. Although there are distinctions between the two, the term College in the United States is typically used to refer to both Colleges and Universities. The National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) reports that there are more than 4,700 post-secondary degree-granting institutions in the U.S.

You may contact Colleges & Universities for questions about:
  • Ventura County Public and Private Colleges
  • College admissions and applications
  • Tuition, financial aid, and scholarships
  • Associates degrees, Bachelor's degrees, Master's degrees, Doctoral degrees, and certificate programs
  • ACT and SAT score requirements
Types of Ventura County Colleges

There are several types of Ventura County colleges, each of which offers different degree programs. Four-year Colleges in Ventura County typically offer Bachelor's degrees in science or liberal arts, and may also offer graduate-level degrees. Ventura County Junior Colleges and Community Colleges offer Associate degrees in two-year programs. In most cases, students earning two-year Associate degrees can apply their credited work towards a four-year degree at another College. Ventura County Universities offer a wider range of degree programs. At the graduate level, Universities offer multiple programs leading to Master's and Doctoral degrees.

Ventura County Public & Private Colleges

Colleges in Ventura County can be public or private. Ventura County Public Colleges are generally established as Universities offering a full range of degree programs. Most Public Universities are run by California State. Public Universities receive a portion of their funding from the California government, which makes their tuition comparatively lower than Ventura County Private Colleges and Universities. Appointed boards of trustees oversee Public Universities. Private Colleges and Universities in Ventura County rely on tuition and fundraising as their main revenue sources, and they tend to have more expensive tuition than Public Universities.

Accredited Colleges in Ventura County, California

There are numerous independent accrediting agencies that establish the operating standards for educational institutions in Ventura County. Colleges that maintain educational standards associated with reputable institutions of higher learning can obtain accreditation from an accrediting authority. Ventura County accredited Colleges are generally viewed as schools that meet acceptable levels of quality.