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Palomar College Admissions

It is not competitive to get into Palomar College.

If you want to apply to Palomar College, there is no application fee, which means it is free to apply.

Palomar College Admissions Stats at a Glance

The following is an overiew of some of Palomar College's admissions stats.

Palomar College 2023 Admissions Statistics
Admissions Test Policy Not optional
Waitlist Yes

Palomar College Application Deadlines

These are the application deadlines for Palomar College.

Application Type Offered Application Deadline Notification Deadline
Early Decision I No
Early Decision II
Early Action No

Considering Applying Early to Palomar College?

Palomar College does not offer early decision or early action.

➡️ Discover a list of some top colleges that accept significantly more applicants during early decision or early action than during regular admission.

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Transferring to Palomar College

Transfer student admissions is not competitive.

For Students Waitlisted to Palomar College

Palomar College has not reported data for waitlisted and admitted students.

What's Most Important for Getting Into Palomar College?

Colleges consider a range of factors when determining who to admit for their next incoming class. Each college decides which factors are given the most weight when choose which applicants to admit, and which to deny. When assembling your list of schools to apply to, you may want to consider your strengths and any possible weaknesses in your application, and apply to colleges that prioritize the areas where you're strong. What does Palomar College consider during the admissions process? Take a look at the list below to see which factors are most important during the admissions process.

Make sure to check with Palomar College for more information on admission factors.

Palomar College Application Requirements

Double check with Palomar College's admissions department to confirm all application materials and requirements.

GPA and Testing

What GPA Do I Need To Get Into Palomar College?

Palomar College has not provided an information about GPAs of accepted students. Any questions regarding applicant expectations should be addressed directly with the school.

About GPAs

Your high school grade point average (GPA) is a number that reflects your high school academic performance. A weighted GPA or an unweighted GPA are the two possible GPA scores considered by colleges.

An unweighted GPA is an average of your scores from each class on a four-point scale. Unweighted GPAs range from 4.0 to under 1.0. A weighted GPA considers your average grade and the difficulty of your classes. A weighted GPA boosts your average by adding extra points for honors or Advanced Placement courses.

Standardized Test Scores

Palomar College is not test optional. Test optional schools allow students to choose if they want to submit ACT or SAT scores with their applications or not.

More Information on Transferring to Palomar College

For transfer students, it is not competitive to get admitted to Palomar College. Transfer applications are processed on a on a rolling basis as they are received.

Transfer students can enroll in Palomar College during the following terms:

• Fall Term

• Winter Term

• Spring Term

• Winter Term

• Summer Term

Palomar College Admissions FAQs

Can I defer my acceptance to Palomar College?

❌ Students who are admitted to Palomar College must attend in the term they start. Deferring admissions is not encouraged. If you have a unusual circumstance, contact the admissions department.

Does Palomar College accept transfer credits?

✅ Palomar College accepts eligible transfer credits from accredited institutions. Palomar College accepts:

• CLEP subject tests • DSST/DANTES

Do I have to submit test scores to Palomar College?

✅ Palomar College is not test optional.

What is the early decision acceptance rate at Palomar College?

❌ Palomar College does not offer early decision.

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Palomar College Admissions Requirements

Admission Difficulty

Open Admission



Palomar College Application Deadline

First-Year Applications are Due

Continuous processing

Transfer Applications are Due

Continuous processing

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

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

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

Palomar College SAT Scores


Composite SAT Range

Not available


Math SAT Range

Not available


Reading SAT Range

Not available

Palomar College GPA

Avg. High School GPA (non-weighted)

Not available

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