MiraCosta College

Oceanside, CA

MiraCosta College

Oceanside, CA

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Tuition & Fees

Not Reported

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

Not Reported

Not Reported

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undergraduateRatios

44%

male

56%

female

23

students

1

faculty

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Selective

Admissions Data Not Reported

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Public

14,687

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 14,687
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: Suburbs
  • Metropolitan area: San Diego
  • Campus Size: hectares
  • Nearest airport: Palomar

MiraCosta College
1 Barnard Drive
Oceanside, CA
92056-3899

Top Organizations

  • Inter Varsity Christian Fellowship
  • Accounting and Business Club
  • Backstage Players (Drama)
  • Gay Straight Alliance
  • Puente Diversity Network

Top Events

  • Graduation
  • College Recruitment Day
  • Welcome Back College Hour
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Campus Facts

  • Student-run campus newspaper
  • Drama/Theater group
  • Choral groups

Campus Security

  • 24 hour emergency telephone/alarm devices
  • Student patrols
  • Late-night transport/escort service
  • Other security measures
  • trained security personnel during class hours

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

Not Reported

Not Reported

Admissions Facts

Considers standardized test scores in admission decisions no

Selective

Not Reported

Admissions Factors

Not Reported

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International Facts

Accepts International Baccalaureate yes
Offers English as a second language yes

Varsity Sports

M W
Basketball
Soccer
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Majors

Assc. Bach.
Accounting Technology/Technician and Bookkeeping
Administrative Assistant and Secretarial Science, General
Adult Development and Aging
Architectural Technology/Technician
Art/Art Studies, General
Biological and Physical Sciences
Biology Technician/Biotechnology Laboratory Technician
Biomedical Technology/Technician
Business Administration and Management, General
Child Care Provider/Assistant
Child Care and Support Services Management
Computer Programming/Programmer, General
Computer Science
Computer Systems Networking and Telecommunications
Criminal Justice/Police Science
Dance, General
Data Entry/Microcomputer Applications, General
Drafting and Design Technology/Technician, General
History, General
Hospitality Administration/Management, General
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies
Licensed Practical/Vocational Nurse Training
Mathematics, General
Medical/Clinical Assistant
Music, General
Office Management and Supervision
Photographic and Film/Video Technology/Technician and Assistant
Plant Nursery Operations and Management
Psychology, General
Psychology, Other
Real Estate
Recording Arts Technology/Technician
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse
Restaurant, Culinary, and Catering Management/Manager
Sales, Distribution, and Marketing Operations, General
Small Business Administration/Management
Sociology
Surgical Technology/Technologist
Technical Theatre/Theatre Design and Technology
Web/Multimedia Management and Webmaster
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Programs Offered

  • English as a second language
  • Distance learning
  • Double major
  • Independent study
  • Accelerated degree
  • Honors college
  • Cooporative programs
  • Internships
  • Summer session for credit
  • Study abroad
  • Part time undergraduate degrees

14,687

total students

98%

in-state

2%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

100%

14,687
students

Female
56%
8,277

Male
44%
6,410

Not reported

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

34%

5,024
students

Female
52%
2,600

Male
48%
2,424

66%

9,663
students

Female
59%
5,677

Male
41%
3,986

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Student Break-down

1%
Nonresident aliens
3%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
American Indian or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
6%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
33%
Hispanic/Latino
45%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
1%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
7%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic/Latino

Not Reported

Transfer students enrolled

-

Transfer students

Transfer Information

Fall transfer enrollment yes
Winter transfer enrollment no
Spring transfer enrollment yes
Summer transfer enrollment yes
Accepts CLEP subject tests yes
Accepts CLEP general tests no
Accepts excelsior college examinations no
Generally accepts credits from other institutions yes
Accepts DSST/DANTES no
Accepts Life Long Learning Credit no
Age limit (number of years) for completed credits/courses to be transferred no
No Age limit for completed credits/courses to be transferred yes

Transfer Application Deadlines

Not reported

Transfer difficulty

Noncompetitive

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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 Library
  • Career interest testing
  • Interview workshop
  • Job Interviews
  • Resume preparation

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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