Palomar College

San Marcos, CA

Palomar College

San Marcos, CA

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Tuition & Fees

$1,344

$9,604

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Average freshman score by percentile.

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undergraduateRatios

52%

male

48%

female

-

students

1

faculty

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Selective

Admissions Data Not Reported

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Public

34,019

undergraduate students

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Location

School Facts

Palomar College, founded in 1946, is a private two-year liberal arts institution. Its 250-acre campus is located in San Marcos, CA.

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Public/private Public
Campus enrollment 34,019
Established in 1946
Coeducational Coeducational

250-acre campus in San Marcos (population: 96,198), 25 miles from San Diego. Air serves San Diego; bus serves Escondido (10 miles); train serves Oceanside (10 miles). Public transportation serves campus.

  • Campus Setting: Large town

Palomar College
1140 West Mission Road
San Marcos, CA
92069

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.

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Admissions Facts

Application fee $0
Admissions interview (required or recommended) Neither

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Admissions Factors

Not Reported

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Counseling services

  • Academic
  • Career
  • Minority student
  • Personal
  • Veteran student

Remedial services offered

  • Math
  • Reading
  • Study skills
  • Writing

Career placement services

  • Career/job search classes
  • Interest inventory
  • Resume assistance

Percent of the campus accessible to physically disabled students

Not Reported

Additional services

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

Special programs for physically disabled students

  • Note-taking services
  • Reader services
  • Tape recorders
  • Tutors

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Financial Aid

48%

Of undergraduate students
receiving financial aid

$2,986

Average financial aid

Cost

in-state out-of-state
Tuition $1,288
Additional fees $56
Books & supplies $1,080
Total $2,424
Average Financial Aid - $2,986
Total with Avg. Aid $-562

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Financial Aid Office


P: 760 891-7510
finaid@palomar.edu

Varsity Sports

M W
Baseball yes
Basketball yes yes
Beach volleyball yes
Football yes
Golf yes yes
Soccer yes yes
Softball yes
Swimming yes yes
Tennis yes yes
Track and field outdoor yes
Track and field x country yes yes
Volleyball yes yes
Water polo yes yes
Wrestling yes

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Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Accounting Technology/Technician and Bookkeeping. yes
Administrative Assistant and Secretarial Science, General. yes
Advertising. yes
Airline/Commercial/Professional Pilot and Flight Crew. yes
American Sign Language (ASL). yes
Animation, Interactive Technology, Video Graphics, and Special Effects. yes
Anthropology, General. yes
Apparel and Textile Marketing Management. yes
Archeology. yes
Architectural Drafting and Architectural CAD/CADD. yes
Architectural Technology/Technician. yes
Art/Art Studies, General. yes
Astronomy. yes
Autobody/Collision and Repair Technology/Technician. yes
Automobile/Automotive Mechanics Technology/Technician. yes
Aviation/Airway Management and Operations. yes
Biological and Physical Sciences. yes
Biology/Biological Sciences, General. yes
Building/Home/Construction Inspection/Inspector. yes
Business Administration and Management, General. yes
Business/Commerce, General. yes
Cabinetmaking and Millwork. yes
Carpentry/Carpenter. yes
Chemistry, General. yes
Child Care Provider/Assistant. yes
Child Care and Support Services Management. yes
Commercial and Advertising Art. yes
Computer Graphics. yes
Computer Programming/Programmer, General. yes
Computer Systems Networking and Telecommunications. yes
Computer and Information Sciences, General. yes
Criminal Justice/Law Enforcement Administration. yes
Criminal Justice/Police Science. yes
Dance, Other. yes
Dental Assisting/Assistant. yes
Diesel Mechanics Technology/Technician. yes
Drafting and Design Technology/Technician, General. yes
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General. yes
Drawing. yes
Economics, General. yes
Education, General. yes
Education/Teaching of Individuals in Early Childhood Special Education Programs. yes
Electrical/Electronics Drafting and Electrical/Electronics CAD/CADD. yes
Electrician. yes
Emergency Medical Technology/Technician (EMT Paramedic). yes
English Language and Literature, General. yes
Exercise Science and Kinesiology. yes
Family and Community Services. yes
Fashion/Apparel Design. yes
Film/Cinema/Media Studies. yes
Fire Prevention and Safety Technology/Technician. yes
Foods, Nutrition, and Wellness Studies, General. yes
Foreign Languages and Literatures, General. yes
Forensic Science and Technology. yes
French Language and Literature. yes
Geographic Information Science and Cartography. yes
Geography, Other. yes
Geography. yes
Geology/Earth Science, General. yes
German Language and Literature. yes
Graphic Design. yes
Graphic and Printing Equipment Operator, General Production. yes
History, General. yes
Homeland Security. yes
Humanities/Humanistic Studies. yes
Information Technology. yes
Interior Design. yes
International Business/Trade/Commerce. yes
Italian Language and Literature. yes
Japanese Language and Literature. yes
Jewelry Arts. yes
Journalism. yes
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies. yes
Library and Archives Assisting. yes
Mathematics, General. yes
Medical Administrative/Executive Assistant and Medical Secretary. yes
Music, General. yes
Nursing/Registered Nurse (RN, ASN, BSN, MSN) yes
Parks, Recreation, and Leisure Studies. yes
Philosophy. yes
Photographic and Film/Video Technology/Technician. yes
Pre-Engineering. yes
Prepress/Desktop Publishing and Digital Imaging Design. yes
Psychology, General. yes
Public Administration. yes
Radio and Television. yes
Real Estate. yes
Sheet Metal Technology/Sheetworking. yes
Sign Language Interpretation and Translation. yes
Social Sciences, General. yes
Sociology, General. yes
Spanish Language and Literature. yes
Speech Communication and Rhetoric. yes
Substance Abuse/Addiction Counseling. yes
Water Quality and Wastewater Treatment Management and Recycling Technology/Technician. yes
Web Page, Digital/Multimedia and Information Resources Design. yes
Welding Technology/Welder. yes
Women's Studies. yes

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Programs Offered

  • Accelerated study
  • Distance Learning
  • Independent study
  • Internships
  • Pass/fail grading option
  • Weekend College

34,019

total students

95%

in-state

5%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

100%

34,019
students

Female
48%
16,435

Male
52%
17,584

Not reported

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

26%

8,810
students

Female
50%
4,389

Male
50%
4,421

74%

25,209
students

Female
48%
12,046

Male
52%
13,163

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