First-Time College Student
Start your educational career at MVC. In just a few steps, you can be a Mountain Lion!
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Moreno Valley College is the perfect place to start your college journey. We are the affordable, rewarding choice for two-year education. We can help you complete a career certificate or associate degree, leading to a dream career, or lay a foundation for college/university transfer. Become a Mountain Lion for a unique college experience with small class sizes and a welcoming, supportive community.
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How to Apply
First-time college students are high school graduates or recipients of a GED or other approved equivalent who have not yet attended college.
Term Application Periods
Summer 2023October 1, 2022 - June 22, 2023
Fall 2023October 1, 2021 - October 19, 2023
Winter 2024July 1, 2023 - January 4, 2024
Spring 2024July 1, 2023 - April 18, 2024
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Moreno Valley College's programs of study are organized into six academic schools. Your school and its engagement center provide you the support and services to help you succeed.
Learn what it's like to attend MVC as a student, the benefits you have available, and how to get involved on campus through student government and clubs.