Oxnard College

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Coordinates: 34°09′50.98″N 119°09′26.39″W / 34.1641611°N 119.1573306°W / 34.1641611; -119.1573306

Oxnard College
Endowment$151,380 (2011/2012)[1]
Location, ,
United States
Campus118 acres (48 ha)

Oxnard College is a public community college in Oxnard, California established in 1975 by the Ventura County Community College District.[3] It serves the Oxnard Plain cities of Oxnard, Camarillo, and Port Hueneme. The college offers two-year degrees, including the California transfer curriculum, as well as career and technical education programs to the local community.


The first two permanent buildings were occupied in the fall of 1979. In 2002, due to the passage of the Measure S bond, Oxnard College received $129 million that would be allocated towards new buildings and renovations.[4] These newly acquired funds led to the creation of new building on campus such as Condor Cafe in 2009.[4] The campus also held dedication ceremonies for the new buildings, including a new Student Services building in 2009, a new Performing Arts building in Spring 2011, a new Library Learning Resource Center (LLRC) in June 2012, and a new Dental Hygiene building in 2016.[4] Some renovations that were also made to existing buildings were an expansion of classrooms in the Child Development Center.[4] This also included the renovation and expansion of athletic facilities which included a new track/soccer stadium, a new softball field, and upgraded baseball facilities.[4] In 2014, renovation and seismic retrofitting began on the old Learning Resource Center (LRC) building; the work was completed in 2017 and the building is now known as Condor Hall.[4] Oxnard College continues to be committed to developing a comprehensive educational program as well as a comprehensive campus environment for the students of its service area.[3]


There are four academic departments at Oxnard College:[5]

  • Career and Technical Education
  • Liberal Studies
  • Math/Science/Health/PE/Athletics
  • Transitional Studies

Student services[edit]

The Dream Resource Center provides resources to undocumented students.[6][7]

The EOPS Program is designed to specififcally aid low income students.[8] The Extended Opportunities Program at Oxnard College successfully guides students through their college careers. EOPS focuses on being a tool for those students who need an extra hand.


Oxnard's athletic teams are nicknamed the Condors. The college currently sponsors four men’s and four women’s varsity teams. The college competes as a member of the California Community College Athletic Association (CCCAA) in the Western State Conference (WSC).[9]

Notable alumni[edit]

Notable alumni of Oxnard College include:


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  2. ^ "California Community Colleges Chancellor's Office - Data Mart". Datamart.cccco.edu. Retrieved 12 December 2017.
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  4. ^ a b c d e f "Oxnard College Catalog 2017-2018". OxnardCollege.edu. Retrieved January 30, 2018.
  5. ^ "Academic Departments | Oxnard College". OxnardCollege.edu. Retrieved November 2, 2016.
  6. ^ Vasoyan, Andy (August 19, 2019). "South Coast College Opens New Resource Center For Undocumented Students". KCLU News. Retrieved 2019-08-21.
  7. ^ de los Santos, Senerey (2019-09-13). "Dream Resource Center opens in Oxnard". KEYT. Retrieved 2019-09-13.
  8. ^ "EOPS | Oxnard College". www.oxnardcollege.edu. Retrieved 2020-06-07.
  9. ^ "2019-20 CCCAA Directory" (PDF). California Community College Athletic Association. Retrieved 15 April 2020.
  10. ^ Patel, Samir S. (2018-08-10). "From A Million Eggs, Putting Together Clues About Science's Past And Future". NPR. Retrieved 2020-01-13.
  11. ^ Kelley, Judith G. (January 2, 2010). Ethnic Politics in Europe: The Power of Norms and Incentives. Princeton University Press. ISBN 9781400835652.
  12. ^ Kisken, Tom (February 22, 2019). "The girl from Oxnard grew up to lead the Women's March". Ventura County Star. Retrieved February 22, 2019.

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