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.

Not Reported

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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.

Not Reported

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Admissions Facts

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

Selective

Not Reported

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

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Majors

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

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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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