MPC, one of 112 colleges in the California Community College System, is the focal point for learning beyond the secondary school. It endeavors to assist all who participate in its varied objectives to realize their highest potential as individuals, and also to realize their rights, freedoms and responsibilities in the community and the larger society of which they are a part.
The college offers 71 Associate Degrees and courses to prepare students for transfer to four-year institutions or into the workplace, to update work skills or prepare for a new career, to gain a general education, and to improve basic skills in mathematics, reading, writing and science.
Monterey Peninsula College is committed to fostering student learning and success by providing excellence in instructional programs, facilities, and services to support the goals of students pursuing transfer, career, basic skills, and life-long learning opportunities. Through these efforts MPC seeks to enhance the intellectual, cultural, and economic vitality of our diverse community.