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Monterey Peninsula College

Monterey, CA 2-Year Public

Monterey Peninsula College Admissions

Monterey Peninsula College is not competitive to get into.

Consult with Monterey Peninsula College's admissions department to confirm any application fees and information.

Monterey Peninsula College Admissions Stats at a Glance

Here is an overiew of some of Monterey Peninsula College's admissions stats.

Monterey Peninsula College 2023 Admissions Statistics
Admissions Test Policy Not optional
Waitlist No

Monterey Peninsula College Application Deadlines

These are the application deadlines for Monterey Peninsula College.

Application Type Offered Application Deadline Notification Deadline
Early Decision I No
Early Decision II
Early Action No
Regular Decision Yes 8 29

Applying Early to Monterey Peninsula College?

Monterey Peninsula College does not offer early decision or early action.

➡️ Explore a list of some competetive colleges that admit significantly more applicants during early decision or early action than during regular admission.

More on Monterey Peninsula College Admissions

Is Monterey Peninsula College Hard To Get Into?

Getting into Monterey Peninsula College is not competitive. Monterey Peninsula College has open admissions, which means admission is not competitive and any applicants that met the basic requirements can enroll.

In 2022, Monterey Peninsula College **accepted .

Schools that are not competitive to get into, like Monterey Peninsula College, accept virtually all applicants regardless of high school rank or test scores.

Transferring to Monterey Peninsula College

It is not competitive to be admitted as a transfer student.

For Students Waitlisted to Monterey Peninsula College

Monterey Peninsula College has not reported data for waitlisted and admitted students.

What Does Monterey Peninsula College Look For in an Applicant?

Colleges consider a range of factors when deciding who to admit for their next incoming class. Each college has a different way of determining which factors are given the most weight in the admissions process. When assembling your list of schools to apply to, you may want to consider your strengths and any possible weaknesses in your application, and choose schools that prioritize the admissions factors where you shine. What does Monterey Peninsula College consider during the admissions process? Take a look at the list below to see which factors are most important during the admissions process.

Make sure to check with Monterey Peninsula College for more information on admission factors.

Monterey Peninsula College 2022-2023 Application Requirements

To apply to Monterey Peninsula College, all applicants must submit the following items. Make sure to check in with Monterey Peninsula College's admissions department to confirm all application materials and requirements.

Area Required Recommended Required for Some Details (If Any)
Transcript of High School Record
Other Requirements orientation

GPA and Testing

What GPA Do I Need To Get Into Monterey Peninsula College?

Monterey Peninsula College has not provided an information about GPAs of accepted students. Any questions regarding applicant expectations should be addressed directly with the school.

About GPAs

Your high school grade point average (GPA) is a number that highlights your high school academic performance. A weighted GPA or an unweighted GPA are the two possible GPA scores considered by colleges.

An unweighted GPA is an average of your scores from each class on a four-point scale. Unweighted GPAs range from 4.0 to under 1.0. A weighted GPA considers your average grade and the difficulty of your classes. A weighted GPA boosts your average by adding extra points for honors or Advanced Placement courses.

Standardized Test Scores

Monterey Peninsula College does not have a test optional admissions policy. Test optional schools allow students to choose if they want to submit ACT or SAT scores with their applications or not.

More Information on Transferring to Monterey Peninsula College

For transfer students, it is not competitive to get admitted to Monterey Peninsula College. Transfer applications are processed on a on a rolling basis as they are received.

Monterey Peninsula College Admissions FAQs

Can I defer my acceptance to Monterey Peninsula College?

❌ Students who are admitted to Monterey Peninsula College must attend in the term they start. Deferring admissions is not encouraged. If you have a unusual circumstance, contact the admissions department.

Do I have to submit test scores to Monterey Peninsula College?

✅ Monterey Peninsula College is not test optional.

What is the early decision acceptance rate at Monterey Peninsula College?

❌ Monterey Peninsula College does not offer early decision.

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Monterey Peninsula College Admissions Requirements

Admission Difficulty

Open Admission



Monterey Peninsula College Application Deadline

First-Year Applications are Due

Aug 29

Transfer Applications are Due

Continuous processing

The deadline for Fall first-year applications to Monterey Peninsula College is Aug 29.

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

Check the school website for more information about deadlines for specific programs or special admissions programs

Monterey Peninsula College SAT Scores


Composite SAT Range

Not available


Math SAT Range

Not available


Reading SAT Range

Not available

Monterey Peninsula College GPA

Avg. High School GPA (non-weighted)

Not available

Data Source: IPEDs and Peterson's Databases © 2022 Peterson's LLC All rights reserved

Quick Facts

Total Enrollment


Campus Setting

Small Town

Acceptance Rate


Tuition and Fees

In State




Fall Freshmen
Application Deadline

Aug 29
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