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Colleges / Mendocino College

Mendocino College

Ukiah, CA 2-Year Public
Acceptance Rate100%
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About Mendocino College

Mendocino College Overview

Mendocino College is a public school in the rural setting of Ukiah, California. Mendocino College was founded in 1973 and currently enrolls around 3,614 students a year, including 3,614 undergraduate students.

There are many ways for students to get involved at Mendocino College!

Love music or performing? Sing in a chorus or perform with one of Mendocino College's theater groups.

Mendocino College does not have any greek life opportunties.

Planning to play sports? Mendocino College has many options for athletes. See them all and learn more about life at Mendocino College on the Student Life page.

2022 Mendocino College Facts At-A-Glance
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Is Mendocino College a Good School?

The definition of a "good school" can mean different things for different people. Admissions criteria, acceptance rate and average GPA are good indicators of how selective an institution is.

Let's take a look at these factors to get a clearer sense of what Mendocino College offers and if the school might be a good choice for you.

Retention and Graduation Rates at Mendocino College

Retention refers to the number of students that stay enrolled at a school over time. It is a way to measure how satisfied students are with their school experience, and if they have the support necessary to succeed in college.

The average six-year graduation rate for U.S. colleges and universities is 61% for public schools, and 67% for private, non-profit schools.

Job Outcomes for Mendocino College Grads

Job placement statistics for recent graduates can give you a sense of the return on investment a school offers.

Check with Mendocino College directly, for information on any information on starting salaries for recent grads.

Mendocino College's Endowment

An endowment is the total value of a school's investments, donations, and assets. Endowment is not necessarily an indicator of the quality of a school, but it can give you a sense of how much money a college can afford to invest in expanding programs, improving facilities, and support students.

Mendocino College's endowment was valued at $6.4 million in 2022, compared to a national average of $905 million. The school spends $4,088 for each full-time student enrolled.

Tuition and Financial Aid at Mendocino College

Tuition is another important factor when choose a college. Some colleges may have high tuition, but do a better job at meeting students' financial need.

For information on Mendocino College's financial aid options for first-year students, check with the school directly.

The 2023-2024 FAFSA Opened on October 1st, 2022

Some aid is available on a first-come, first-served basis, so fill out the FAFSA early. Visit the FAFSA website to apply for student aid. Remember, the first F in FAFSA stands for FREE! No one should ever pay to fill out the FREE Application for Federal Student Aid, (FAFSA), so be very wary of anyone asking you for money.

Learn more about Tuition and Financial Aid at Mendocino College.

Based on this information, does Mendocino College seem like a good fit? Remember, the best school for one person may not be the right school for someone else! So ask yourself: Is Mendocino College a good school for you?

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Where is Mendocino College Located?

Mendocino College is located in the rural setting of Ukiah, California.

If you are interested in seeing Mendocino College for yourself, be sure to plan a visit! The best way to reach campus is to take U.S. Highway 101 to Ukiah, or book a flight to the nearest airport, Sonoma County.

You can also take a virtual campus tour to get a sense of what Mendocino College and Ukiah are like without leaving home.

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College Info

1000 Hensley Creek Road Ukiah, CA 95482-0300

Campus Setting: Rural

Mendocino College Application Deadline

First-Year Applications are Due

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Transfer Applications are Due

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The deadline for Fall first-year applications to Mendocino College is Continuous processing.

The deadline for Fall transfer applications to Mendocino College is Continuous processing.

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Mendocino College Tuition & Fees

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Student Life

Wondering what life at Mendocino College is like? There are approximately 3,614 students enrolled at Mendocino College. 36% percent of students attend school full-time.


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