MiraCosta College

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School Overview

General Information

Admission Office

One Barnard Drive
Oceanside, CA 92056-3899
(760) 795-6620
(888) 201-8480
Fax: (760) 795-6626

Contact: Alicia Terry
Director of Admissions and Records
Main Address

One Barnard Drive
Oceanside, CA 92056-3899
(760) 757-2121

www.miracosta.edu

Size

Total undergrads: 15,393
First-time degree-seeking freshmen: 1,682
Degree-seeking undergrads: 8,833

Setting

Suburban setting
Large city (250,000 – 499,999)
Commuter campus

Degrees offered:
Associate

Admissions Information

Application Fee

College has an application fee: No
Admissions Policies/Requirements

A note about the college’s admission requirements: Must be either 18 yrs of age or high school graduate. High school students require principal and parental permission with grade level limitations. Nursing programs require special application with course and GPA requirements.


College Majors

Agriculture & Related Sciences
Agricultural Business A,C
Floristry/Floriculture A,C
Landscaping A,C
Plant/Nursery Operations A,C
Turf Management A,C
Architecture & Related Programs
Landscape Architecture A,C

Arts, Visual & Performing
Art – General A
Art History/Criticism/Conservation A
Commercial/Advertising Art A,C
Dance A
Drama/Theater Arts A
Music – General A
Theater Design/Stagecraft A,C

Biological & Biomedical Sciences
Biology A

Business, Management, & Marketing
Accounting A,C
Administrative/Secretarial Services A,C
Business Administration/Management A,C
Hospitality Administration/Management A,C
Information Processing/Data Entry C
Office Clerical Services A,C
Office Management A,C
Real Estate A,C
Travel/Tourism Management A,C

Communications & Journalism
Communications/Rhetoric A

Computer & Information Sciences
Computer Graphics A,C
Computer Programming – General A,C
Computer Science A
Computer/Information Sciences – General A,C
Networking/LAN/WAN Management A,C

Education
Early Childhood Education A,C

Engineering Technologies
Drafting and Design Technology A,C

English Language & Literature
English Language & Literature – General A

Family & Consumer Sciences
Child Care Management A,C

Foreign Language & Literature
Foreign Language & Literature – General A
French A
German A
Japanese A
Spanish A

Health Professions & Clinical Sciences
Nursing – Practical A,C
Nursing Assistance C
Premedicine A
Preveterinary Medicine A

History
History – General A

Law & Legal Studies
Prelaw A

Liberal Arts & Sciences
Liberal Arts & Sciences A

Mathematics
Mathematics – General A

Mechanic & Repair Technologies
Auto Body Repair A,C
Automotive Technology A,C

Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies
Behavioral Sciences A
Gerontology A

Parks, Recreation & Fitness
Exercise Sciences C

Personal & Culinary Services
Cosmetology A,C
Personal & Culinary Services – General C

Philosophy & Religion
Philosophy A

Physical Sciences
Chemistry A
Geology A
Physics A

Psychology
Psychology – General A

Science Technologies
Biology Technician A,C

Security & Protective Services
Police Science A,C

Social Sciences
Economics A
Geography A
Political Science/Government A
Social Sciences – General A
Sociology A

Degrees, certificates and diplomas for each major are designated by the following letters:

    A = Associate degree
    B = Bachelor’s degree
    C = Certificate or diploma

*We do not guarantee the accuracy of information on this page. All information is subject to change. You should confirm all information with a college admissions officer.

MiraCosta College Highlights

School Information

Phone Number:(760) 757-2121
Website:www.miracosta.edu
Type of School:2-year, Public
Apply Online:www.miracosta.edu/studentservices/applyenroll/index.html
Address:One Barnard Drive, Oceanside, CA 92056-3899
Setting:21
Campus Housing:No

Students & Programs

Student Population:14,801
6-yr Graduation Rate (Bachelor's):%
Student-to-faculty Ratio:26 to 1
Distance Learning Programs:Yes
Distance Learning Students*:8,174 (55% of total students)
Degree Levels Offered:Certificates, Associates

* Students taking at least 1 distance learning course

Tuition & Financial Aid*

In-state Tuition:$1,152
Out-of-state Tuition:$6,216
% of Students Receiving Financial Aid:56%
Avg. Amount of Grant or Scholarship Aid Awarded:$4,736

* Full-time beginning undergraduate students

MiraCosta College Programs

See the degree programs that are offered at MiraCosta College.

Degree NameCertAssocBachMastDoct
Agriculture, Agriculture Operations and Related Sciences42
Architecture and Related Services31
Biological and Biomedical Sciences1
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services2112
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs32
Communications Technologies/Technicians and Support Services64
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services75
Education11
Engineering Technologies and Engineering-related Fields63
English Language and Literature/Letters1
Family and Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences64
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics14
Health Professions and Related Programs96
History1
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting, and Related Protective Service11
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities22
Mathematics and Statistics1
Mechanic and Repair Technologies/Technicians21
Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies1
Natural Resources and Conservation1
Parks, Recreation, Leisure and Fitness Studies21
Personal and Culinary Services31
Physical Sciences4
Precision Production1
Psychology12
Public Administration and Social Service Professions11
Social Sciences5
Visual and Performing Arts45
Grand total8473

* Based on programs that produced 2016-2017 graduates

Online Programs & Distance Learning

See the distance education degree programs that are offered at MiraCosta College.

Degree NameCertAssocBachMastDoct
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services1
Grand total1

* Based on programs that produced 2016-2017 graduates

Tuition & Financial Aid

See what it costs to enroll at MiraCosta College and how many students are receiving scholarships, grants, or loans as financial aid to help cover the costs of tuition.

Undergraduate Student Tuition

Average tuition and fees for academic year:

Tuition and Fees2016-2017
In-state$1,152
Out-of-state$6,216
Books and supplies$1,782

Graduate Student Tuition

Average tuition and fees for academic year:

Tuition and Fees2016-2017
In-state$0
Out-of-state$0

Undergraduate Student Financial Aid, 2015-2016

Full-time Beginning Undergraduate Students

Type of AidNumber Receiving Aid% Receiving AidAvg. Amt. of Aid
Any student financial aid74156%
Grant or scholarship aid73256%$4,736
Student loan aid262%$4,879

All Undergraduate Students

Type of AidNumber Receiving Aid% Receiving AidAvg. Amt. of Aid
Grant or scholarship aid7,54950%$2,930
Federal student loans3622%$6,288

Admissions & Enrollment

See the admission requirements for MiraCosta College. Find out how many students apply and how many are accepted. View a graphical breakdown of the gender, age, and ethnicity of currently enrolled MiraCosta College students.

Undergraduate Admissions, Fall 2017

TotalMaleFemale
Number of applicants000
Percent admitted%%%
Percent admitted who enrolled%%%

Admissions Considerations

RequiredRecommendedOptional
Secondary school GPA
Secondary school rank
Secondary school record
Completion of college-preparatory program
Recommendations
Formal demonstration of competencies
Admission test scores
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language

MiraCosta College Enrollment, Fall 2017

Total Enrollment14,801
Undergraduate enrollment14,801
Graduate enrollment0

Undergraduate Attendance

Undergraduate Gender

Undergraduate Age

Undergraduate Race/Ethnicity

Undergraduate Distance Education

Undergraduates taking 100%, Some, or No Distance Education

Graduate Distance Education

Graduate students taking 100%, Some, or No Distance Education

MiraCosta College Accreditation

This institution is accredited by Western Association of Schools and Colleges, Accrediting Commission for Community and Junior Colleges

Specialized institution accreditations:

    *General information for this school has been gathered from the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) database, a service provided by the U.S. Department of Education. CollegeAtlas.org does not guarantee the accuracy of information on this page. All information is subject to change. You should confirm all information with a college admissions officer.

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