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Study at Miracosta College

Miracosta College is located in San Diego County, California and was founded in 1934. It is a public community college, and has another campus located in Cardiff-by-the-Sea. The college also has a community learning center situated in Oceanside. The college serves more than 9, 000 undergraduates and employs over 400 full-time staff. Miracosta College offers associate degrees and more than 50 different certificate programs. The Adult Learning Center of Miracosta was opened in 1992. Miracosta College's team colors are white and red, and its nickname is the Spartans. The college has women's soccer teams and men's basketball teams. Actor Adam Brody and Kevin Towers, general manager of San Diego Padres are among the notable graduates of this college.

Profile of Miracosta CollegeThe main campus of Miracosta College is in Oceanside, California (a large suburb). The school is a public school. Miracosta College offers degrees up to the Associate's degree.

Course Topics

The school students most commonly major in a field related to hospitality, music, real estate and construction management, family and social work, liberal arts, and science and laboratory technician.

Miracosta College Selectivity

Miracosta College admits all qualified candidates under its open-admission policy.

The school offers tenure to reward and retain some professors. Salaries for full-time faculty at Miracosta College are higher than most, allowing the school to afford quality teaching.

Student Enrolment

In 2007, the school had 10, 682 enrolled students.

Miracosta College Tuition and AffordabilityMiracosta College offers comparatively low-priced tuition.

Miracosta College Programs and Degrees
General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors
Liberal Arts432liberal arts and sciences, Spanish language, social services, speech and rhetoric, area studies, German language, minority and gender studies, French language, . . .
Business and Management93accounting, small business management, sales and marketing, taxation, business, business management, electronic commerce, retail
Family and Social Work83child development, social service professions
Beauty and Cosmetology55cosmetology
office and Administration51administrative assistant, data entry, office management
Hospitality47hospitality management, travel services
Music36music management, music
Mechanics and Repair36automobile mechanics, autobody repair
Nursing and Emergency Medicine32licensed practical nurse, nursing assistant, registered nursing
Science and Laboratory Technician27biology tech
Engineering Technician22drafting, mechanical drafting
Real Estate and Construction Management22real estate
Medical Support and Technology17health service and sciences, surgical tech, medical assistant, phlebotomy
Landscaping and Horticulture17landscaping, floristry, plant nursery, applied horticulture, turf management
Media14digital communications, desktop publishing and imaging
Computer Science and Engineering12web design, computer networking, computer support, computer programming, system administration, webmastering
Architecture and Planning8architectural tech, landscape architecture
Cooking and Culinary Arts7restaurant and catering management
Education and Teaching7early childhood special ed
Agricultural Science and Management7various agricutural courses, agricultural operations, various agricultural courses
Art Studies3art studies, visual and performing arts
Therapy and Counselling2physical therapist assistant, psychology courses, psychology
Security and Law Enforcement2criminal justice and police
Drama and Performing Arts2theatre design, dance, drama
Design1design and visual communication
Law0legal studies
Science0physical sciences, biology, physics, geology, chemistry
Medical administration0medical secretary
Nutrition and Exercise Therapy0sports and fitness management
Religion and Philosophy0philosophy
Contact: Miracosta CollegeMiracosta College

One Barnard Dr

Oceanside, California 92056-3899

General Phone: (760) 757-2121


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