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Modesto Junior College is a public institution located in Modesto, California. The surrounding area of the school is a good match for students who enjoy city life.

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Modesto Junior College Rankings

We have ranked MJC as #71 out of 1,633 colleges and universities in the country in our 2023 Best Colleges list. This lands it a coveted spot in the top 5% of all colleges and universities in the country. Out of the 105 colleges in California, it is ranked at #18.

These rankings may look different from those published by other outlets, because we use an outcomes-based approach rather than a subjective one. We get our data from a number of places, including the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) and the College Scorecard. For more information, check out our rankings and methodology page.

MJC has also been awarded the following overall awards by our latest rankings.

Rank Ranking Name Share
#9 Best Nursing Associate Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It

Program Level Awards

These are highlights of some of the most noteworthy awards granted to specific programs at MJC.

Rank Ranking Name Share
#26 Best Nursing Associate Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#96 Best Value Nursing Associate Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It

Awards From Around the Web

The following table lists some notable awards MJC has earned from around the web.

Rank Ranking Name Source
#25 Highest Paid Nursing Graduates College Factual
#79 Best Value Colleges for Registered Nursing College Factual
#85 Best Value Colleges for Nursing College Factual
#87 Best Nursing Associate Degree Schools College Factual
#87 Best Registered Nursing Associate Degree Schools College Factual
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Where Is Modesto Junior College?


Contact details for MJC are given below.

Contact Details
Address: 435 College Ave, Modesto, CA 95350-5800
Phone: 209-575-6550

How Do I Get Into MJC?

You can apply to MJC online at:

As long as you submit the requested materials to Modesto Junior College when applying, you shouldn't have to worry about getting in since the school has an open admissions policy.

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Modesto Junior College Undergraduate Student Diversity

5,131 Full-Time Undergraduates
61% Women
65% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
There are 16,365 undergraduate students at MJC, with 5,131 being full-time and 11,234 being part-time.


Gender Diversity

Of the 5,131 full-time undergraduates at MJC, 39% are male and 61% are female.


Racial-Ethnic Diversity

The racial-ethnic breakdown of Modesto Junior College students is as follows.

Race/Ethnicity Number of Grads
Asian 313
Black or African American 163
Hispanic or Latino 2,762
White 1,732
International Students 9
Other Races/Ethnicities 152

Over 18 countries are represented at MJC. The most popular countries sending students to the school are India, Vietnam, and Brazil.

Online Learning at Modesto Junior College

6,572 Took All Classes Online
13,699 Took At Least One Class Online
40.6% Avg Growth Over 4 Years
In 2019-2020, 13,699 students took at least one online class at the school.

The following chart shows how the online learning population at MJC has changed over the last few years.


Online Growth Rankings of MJC

The average growth rate over the last four years of online students at Modesto Junior College was 40.6%. This is the #479 largest growth rate of all schools that are only partially online. This refers to all students at MJC regardless of major.

When we speak of partially online, we are referring to schools whose online population is less than 50% of its total student body. Mostly online refers to those with online populations greater than or equal to 50%.

Modesto Junior College Nursing Concentrations

The table below shows the number of awards for each concentration.

Major Basic Certificate Associate’s TOTAL
Registered Nursing 0 112 112
Nursing Assistant/Aide and Patient Care Assistant/Aide 3 0 3
TOTAL 3 112 115


*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.

More about our data sources and methodologies.

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