1st-time, full-time Ventura College students can attend 2 years of college free

8 6 21 VCClasses at Ventura, Oxnard and Moorpark colleges start Aug. 16.

First-time, full-time Ventura College students are able to attend Ventura College free for the first and second years through the Ventura College Promise program. For more information about the VC Promise, click: HERE .

Ventura County Community College District colleges have programs for demand careers: Automotive Technology, Child Development, Diesel Mechanics, Manufacturing, and Social Media Marketing.


Current students with a valid college ID can ride the bus to the colleges for free. (Go to for information.) 

“Ventura College is committed to student success and making sure our students start on the right course toward their completion success,” said Jesus Vega, dean of student services. 

For more information, visit and click the financial aid box.

Ventura College, the first institution of higher education in Ventura County, has provided quality education to the community since 1925.

A designated Hispanic-Serving Institution, the college enrolls more than 13,000 students each semester at two campuses.

Ventura College offers more than 70 disciplines of study in STEM fi elds, business, the arts, education, social/behavioral sciences, liberal arts and the health sciences.

Named one of the nation’s top 150 community colleges by the Aspen Institute College Excellence Program, it is the largest provider of workforce participants in the county in manufacturing, automotive technology and nursing. To learn more, visit:

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