MJC President Jim HoupisOur College has been serving Modesto and the surrounding communities for 99 years. We understand the struggles that many of you face for a better life for yourself, your family, and your community. Harriet Tubman once said “Every great dream begins with a dreamer.  Always remember, you have within you the strength, the patience, and the passion to reach for the stars to change the world.” May her words inspire you to stay focused on your dream and persist to completion. Modesto Junior College will be with you every step of the way. We are MJC STRONG!!!

Dr. Jim Houpis

President, Modesto Junior College

Infographic Contents: MJC was established in 1921. We serve more than 26000 students. 43% of MJC Students are the first in their family to attend college. 36% are adult learners (over the age of 25). MJC is a federally-designated Hispanic-Serving Institution with a 54% Latino student population. MJC offers 87 Associate Degree Programs, 21 Intercollegiate Sports, and more than 300 Online Classes. MJC is advized by more than 175 Community Advisory Committee Members.