MiraCosta College

Oceanside, CA

MiraCosta College

Oceanside, CA

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Tuition & Fees

$1,152

$8,112

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Average freshman score by percentile.

Not Reported

Not Reported

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undergraduateRatios

41%

male

59%

female

14

students

1

faculty

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Selective

Admissions Data Not Reported

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Public

18,710

undergraduate students

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Location

School Facts

MiraCosta College, founded in 1934, is a public, two-year institution. Its campus is located in Oceanside, California.

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Application link Apply online
Public/private Public
Campus enrollment 18,710
Established in 1934
Coeducational Coeducational

165-acre, suburban campus in Oceanside (population: 176,193), 25 miles from San Diego. Served by bus and train; major airport serves San Diego.

  • Campus Setting: Large town

MiraCosta College
1 Barnard Drive
Oceanside, CA
92056-3899

Campus Life

no
Housing available
no
Students are not required to live in school housing
yes
Students may have cars on campus
no
Alcohol is not permitted on campus to students of legal age

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Test Scores

Average freshman score by percentile.

Not Reported

Not Reported

Admissions Facts

Application fee $0
Admissions interview (required or recommended) Neither
SAT/ACT requirements SAT Reasoning only Not used ACT only Not used SAT or ACT Not used SAT Subject Tests Not used ASSET Not used TABE Not used Wonderlic Not used

Selective

Not Reported

Admissions Factors

Not Reported

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Counseling services

  • Academic
  • Career
  • Military
  • Minority student
  • Older student
  • Personal
  • Psychological
  • Veteran student

Remedial services offered

  • Math
  • Other
  • Reading
  • Study skills
  • Writing

Career placement services

  • Career/job search classes
  • Co-op education
  • Interest inventory
  • Internships
  • Interview training
  • Job listing services
  • On campus job/career fairs
  • On-campus job interviews
  • Resume assistance

Percent of the campus accessible to physically disabled students

80%

Additional services

  • Day care
  • Health insurance
  • Health service
  • Nonremedial tutoring

Special programs for physically disabled students

  • Adaptive equipment
  • Braille services
  • Interpreters for hearing-impaired
  • Note-taking services
  • Other
  • Reader services
  • Talking books
  • Tape recorders
  • Tutors

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Financial Aid

53%

Of undergraduate students
receiving financial aid

$3,776

Average financial aid

Cost

in-state out-of-state
Tuition $1,104
Additional fees $48
Books & supplies $1,080
Total $2,232
Average Financial Aid - $3,776
Total with Avg. Aid $-1,544

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Financial Facts

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Financial Aid Office


P: 888 201-8480, extension 6711
F: 760 795-6712
mccfinaid@miracosta.edu

Varsity Sports

M W
Basketball
Beach volleyball
Soccer
Volleyball

Intramural/Recreational Sports

badminton, basketball, dodgeball, flag football, hiking, kayaking, rugby, volleyball

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Athletic Facts

Athletic conference memberships
Pacific Coast Athletic Conference

Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Accounting Technology/Technician and Bookkeeping.
Accounting.
Administrative Assistant and Secretarial Science, General.
Adult Development and Aging.
Animation, Interactive Technology, Video Graphics, and Special Effects.
Anthropology, General.
Applied Horticulture/Horticulture Operations, General.
Architectural Technology/Technician.
Art/Art Studies, General.
Astronomy.
Automobile/Automotive Mechanics Technology/Technician.
Behavioral Sciences.
Biological and Physical Sciences.
Biology/Biological Sciences, General.
Biology/Biotechnology Technology/Technician.
Biomedical Technology/Technician.
Business Administration and Management, General.
Chemistry, General.
Child Care Provider/Assistant.
Child Care and Support Services Management.
Child Development.
Computer Graphics.
Computer Programming/Programmer, General.
Computer Science.
Computer Support Specialist.
Computer Systems Networking and Telecommunications.
Computer and Information Sciences, General.
Computer and Information Systems Security/Auditing/Information Assurance.
Criminal Justice/Law Enforcement Administration.
Criminal Justice/Police Science.
Dance, General.
Data Entry/Microcomputer Applications, General.
Digital Communication and Media/Multimedia.
Drafting and Design Technology/Technician, General.
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General.
E-Commerce/Electronic Commerce.
Economics, General.
Education/Teaching of Individuals in Early Childhood Special Education Programs.
English Language and Literature, General.
Environmental Science.
Foods, Nutrition, and Wellness Studies, General.
French Language and Literature.
Geography.
Health Teacher Education.
Health/Medical Preparatory Programs, Other.
History, General.
Hospitality Administration/Management, General.
Humanities/Humanistic Studies.
Information Technology.
Italian Language and Literature.
Japanese Language and Literature.
Landscaping and Groundskeeping.
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies.
Licensed Practical/Vocational Nurse Training.
Mathematics, General.
Mechanical Drafting and Mechanical Drafting CAD/CADD.
Medical Administrative/Executive Assistant and Medical Secretary.
Medical/Clinical Assistant.
Music, General.
Network and System Administration/Administrator.
Nursing/Registered Nurse (RN, ASN, BSN, MSN)
Office Management and Supervision.
Photographic and Film/Video Technology/Technician.
Physical Sciences, General.
Physics, General.
Plant Nursery Operations and Management.
Political Science and Government, General.
Prepress/Desktop Publishing and Digital Imaging Design.
Psychology, General.
Psychology, Other.
Radio and Television.
Real Estate.
Recording Arts Technology/Technician.
Restaurant, Culinary, and Catering Management/Manager.
Retail Management.
Retailing and Retail Operations.
Sales, Distribution, and Marketing Operations, General.
Small Business Administration/Management.
Sociology, General.
Spanish Language and Literature.
Speech Communication and Rhetoric.
Sports, Kinesiology, and Physical Education/Fitness, General.
Surgical Technology/Technologist.
Technical Theatre/Theatre Design and Technology.
Tourism and Travel Services Marketing Operations.
Viticulture and Enology.
Web Page, Digital/Multimedia and Information Resources Design.

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Programs Offered

  • Distance Learning
  • Honors program
  • Independent study
  • Internships
  • Pass/fail grading option
  • Phi Theta Kappa
  • Tech prep program
  • Two-year transfer curriculum

Cooperative Education Programs

  • Business
  • Computer Science
  • Technologies
  • Other

18,710

total students

95%

in-state

5%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

100%

18,710
students

Female
59%
11,063

Male
41%
7,647

Not reported

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

29%

5,449
students

Female
55%
3,001

Male
45%
2,448

71%

13,261
students

Female
61%
8,062

Male
39%
5,199

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Student Break-down

1%
Nonresident aliens
3%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native American or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
6%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
37%
Hispanic/Latino
38%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
4%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
6%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic/Latino

International Students

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens
Countries most often represented Brazil
Canada
China
Japan
South Korea
Vietnam
Special services offered for international applicants ESL program/classes
International student center
Other
Special counselors/advisors
Special orientation

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