MiraCosta College: Ranking & Review

Oceanside Rank United States Rank World Rank
1 1374 4772
Top 28%

MiraCosta College Acceptance rate and Admissions statistics

6,546 students enrolled in some distance education courses.

2,673 enrolled exclusively in distance education.

Male-Female Ratio

Enrollment by race or ethnicity

Admission requirements

It’s free to apply for undergraduates.

MiraCosta College has an open admission policy (non-competitive). The only requirement is a certificate of attendance or a highschool diploma or a General Educational Development certificate.

MiraCosta College Tuition

Total cost for students livingIn-stateOut-of-state
Off-campus $20,548 $26,164
The total cost includes tuition and fees, books, supplies and other expenses per full academic year.

MiraCosta College does not provide on-campus housing.

Average Tuition and fees for academic year programs
Tuition for Full-time undergraduates $1,104 $6,720
Fees for full-time undergraduates $48 $48
Per credit hour charge for part-time undergraduates $46 $280

Programs and Degrees

ProgramsAssociate's degreeTotal
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities 1,238 1,238
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services 248 248
Family and Consumer Sciences & Human Sciences 218 218
Multi & Interdisciplinary Studies 170 170
Health Professions and Related Programs 123 123
Parks, Recreation, Leisure and Fitness Studies 73 73
Psychology 61 61
Engineering Technologies and Engineering-related Fields 53 53
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs 52 52
Communications Technologies & Technicians and Support Services 44 44
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services 41 41
Mechanic and Repair Technologies & Technicians 33 33
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting, and Related Protective Service 33 33
Visual and Performing Arts 24 24
Social Sciences 20 20
Agriculture, Agriculture Operations and Related Sciences 18 18
History 17 17
Personal and Culinary Services 8 8
Mathematics and Statistics 7 7
Education 3 3
Architecture and Related Services 3 3
Public Administration and Social Service Professions 2 2
Physical Sciences 2 2
Biological and Biomedical Sciences
English Language and Literature & Letters
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics
Precision Production
Natural Resources and Conservation
Grand Total2,4912,491

A total of 2,491 2-year associate's degrees conferred across undergraduate programs at MiraCosta College.

Graduation rate31%30%33%

General info

Religious affiliationNot applicable
Academic CalendarSemester
Total FTE staff715
Instructional FTE384
Sector of institutionPublic, 4-year or above
Control of institutionPublic
Carnegie ClassificationAssociate's Colleges: High Transfer-High Traditional

Location and Contacts

Official Websitemiracosta.edu
AddressOne Barnard Drive
Oceanside, California, 92056-3899
United States
Urbanization levelSuburb: Large