Palomar College Acceptance rate and Admissions statistics
|Enrolled total (including graduate students)||23,848||12,832||11,016|
8,611 students enrolled in some distance education courses.
2,579 enrolled exclusively in distance education.
Enrollment by race or ethnicity
It’s free to apply for undergraduates.
Palomar 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.
Palomar College Tuition
|Total cost for students living||In-state||Out-of-state|
|The total cost includes tuition and fees, books, supplies and other expenses per full academic year.|
Palomar College does not provide on-campus housing.
|Tuition for Full-time undergraduates||$1,288||$7,336|
|Fees for full-time undergraduates||$50||$50|
|Per credit hour charge for part-time undergraduates||$46||$257|
Programs and Degrees
|Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities||1,283||1,283|
|Health Professions and Related Programs||428||428|
|Multi & Interdisciplinary Studies||267||267|
|Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services||250||250|
|Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting, and Related Protective Service||189||189|
|Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics||92||92|
|Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services||91||91|
|Family and Consumer Sciences & Human Sciences||68||68|
|Communications Technologies & Technicians and Support Services||62||62|
|Mechanic and Repair Technologies & Technicians||60||60|
|Visual and Performing Arts||50||50|
|Engineering Technologies and Engineering-related Fields||47||47|
|Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs||38||38|
|Mathematics and Statistics||30||30|
|Architecture and Related Services||14||14|
|English Language and Literature & Letters||12||12|
|Transportation and Materials Moving||10||10|
|Parks, Recreation, Leisure and Fitness Studies||9||9|
|Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender, and Group Studies||7||7|
|Biological and Biomedical Sciences||6||6|
|Legal Professions and Studies||5||5|
|Philosophy and Religious Studies||4||4|
|Public Administration and Social Service Professions||2||2|
|Natural Resources and Conservation||2||2|
A total of 3,963 2-year associate's degrees conferred across undergraduate programs at Palomar College.
|Religious affiliation||Not applicable|
|Total FTE staff||963|
|Sector of institution||Public, 2-year|
|Control of institution||Public|
|Carnegie Classification||Associate's Colleges: High Transfer-High Traditional|
Location and Contacts
|Address||1140 W. Mission|
San Marcos, California, 92069-1487
|Urbanization level||Suburb: Large|