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MiraCosta College

Oceanside, CA 2-Year Public
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About Miracosta College

MiraCosta College Overview

MiraCosta College is a public school in the suburban setting of Oceanside, California. Miracosta College was founded in 1934 and enrolls 11,125 undergrads and no graduate students.

There are many ways for students to get involved at Miracosta College!

Interested in music or performing? Sing in a chorus or perform with one of Miracosta College's theater groups.

Are you interested in journalism and communications? Miracosta College students can write for the campus newspaperor be a producer for the student-run television channel.

There are no fraternities or sororities at Miracosta College, so it might be a good choice if you're not interested in Greek life.

Planning to play sports? Miracosta College has many options for athletes. See them all and learn more about life at Miracosta College on the Student Life page.

2022 Miracosta College Facts At-A-Glance
Academic Calendar Semester
Early Decision Acceptance Rate ED not offered
Early Action Acceptance Rate EA not offered
In-State Tuition $1,104
Out-of-State $8,400

Is Miracosta College a Good School?


Different people have different ideas about what makes a "good" school. Admissions criteria, acceptance rate and average GPA are good indicators of how competitive an institution is.

Let's take a look at these areas to get a clearer sense of what Miracosta College offers and if the school seems like the right college for you.

Retention and Graduation Rates at Miracosta College

Retention refers to the number of students that stay enrolled at a school over time. It gauges how satisfied students are with their school experience, and if they have the support necessary to succeed in college.

The average six-year graduation rate for U.S. colleges and universities is 61% for public schools, and 67% for private, non-profit schools.

Job Outlook Miracosta College Graduates

Job placement rates after graduation and average starting salaries can all give important clues about the value of a degree from a specific school.

Check with Miracosta College directly, for information on any information on starting salaries for recent grads.

Miracosta College's Endowment

An endowment is the total value of a school's investments, donations, and assets. Endowment is not necessarily an indicator of the quality of a school, but it can give you a sense of how much money a college can afford to invest in expanding programs, improving facilities, and support students.

Miracosta College's endowment was valued at $16 million in 2022, compared to a national average of $905 million. For each full-time student, Miracosta College spends about $4,668 a year.

Tuition and Financial Aid at Miracosta College

Tuition cost is another important factor when choose a college. Some colleges may have high tuition, but do a better job at meeting students' financial need.

For information on Miracosta College's financial aid options for first-year students, check with the school directly.

The 2023-2024 FAFSA Opened on October 1st, 2022

Some financial aid is awarded on a first-come, first-served basis, so fill out the FAFSA as soon as you can. Visit the FAFSA website to apply for student aid. Remember, the first F in FAFSA stands for FREE! No one should ever pay to fill out the FREE Application for Federal Student Aid, (FAFSA), so don't give your money (or info!) to any website that claim you do.

Learn more about Tuition and Financial Aid at Miracosta College.

Based on this information, how does Miracosta College sound? Remember, the best school for one person may not be the right school for someone else! So ask yourself: Is Miracosta College a good school for you?

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Where is Miracosta College?

Miracosta College is located in the suburban setting of Oceanside, California, less than an hour from San Diego.

If you are interested in seeing Miracosta College for yourself, plan a visit. The best way to reach campus is to take Interstate 5 to Oceanside, or book a flight to the nearest airport, Palomar.

You can also take a virtual campus tour to get a sense of what Miracosta College and Oceanside are like without leaving home.

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College Info

One Barnard Drive Oceanside, CA 92056

Campus Setting: Suburban

Miracosta College Application Deadline

First-Year Applications are Due

Continuous processing

Transfer Applications are Due

Continuous processing

The deadline for Fall first-year applications to Miracosta College is Continuous processing.

The deadline for Fall transfer applications to Miracosta College is Continuous processing.

Check the school website for more information about deadlines for specific programs or special admissions programs

Miracosta College ACT Scores

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Miracosta College SAT Scores

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Miracosta College Tuition & Fees

Tuition & Fees

$18,208

In State

$25,576

Out-of-State
Cost Breakdown
In State
Out-of-State
State Tuition
$1,104
$8,472
Fees
$48
$48
Housing
$15,084
$15,084
Books
$1,972
$1,972

Student Life

Wondering what life at Miracosta College is like? There are approximately 11,125 students enrolled at Miracosta College. 35% percent of students attend school full-time, 93% percent are from CA and 7% percent of students are from other states.

35%

Full Time

65%

Part Time

93%

In State

7%

Out-of-State

Data Source: IPEDs and Peterson's Databases © 2022 Peterson's LLC All rights reserved

Quick Facts

Total Enrollment

11,125

Campus Setting

Suburban

Acceptance Rate

N.A.

Tuition and Fees

In State

$1,152

Out-of-State

$8,520

Fall Freshmen
Application Deadline

Continuous processing
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