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Palomar College

Instate Tuition (2013-2014)
Out-of-state Tuition (2013-2014)

Palomar Address

SAN MARCOS, CA 92069--1487
General info:(760) 744-1150
Financial aid office:(760) 744-1150 X2366
Admissions office:(760) 744-1150 X2164University Homepage

Tuition + Palomar Housing (2013-2014)

Freshman Must Live on Campus: No

University Makeup (2013-2014)

# of Undergrads: 33,985
Total Students: 33,985




American Indian



Pacific Islander




Financial Aid

14% First time, full time students receive federal aid and the average amount is $31

56% of students receive State/Local grants and the average amount is $1,385

2% receive student loans and the average amount is $6,062Net Price CalculatorFinancial Aid Website
Public 2-year Institution
Associate's--Public Suburban-serving Multicampus
Associates Colleges

Admissions Requirements

Secondary School Record N/A
Secondary School GPA N/A
Secondary School Rank N/A
Test Scores N/A
Competencies N/A

Special Credits

HS College Credit: Yes
AP Credit: Yes
Life Experience Credit: Yes
Special Credits(other): No

Student Services

Library On Campus
Remedial Services
Counseling Services
Employment Services
Day Care On Campus


• Accounting Technology/Technician and Bookkeeping
• Administrative Assistant and Secretarial Science
• Advertising
• Airline/Commercial/Professional Pilot and Flight Crew
• Animation
• Apparel and Textile Marketing Management
• Archeology
• Architectural Drafting and Architectural CAD/CADD
• Architectural Technology/Technician
• Art/Art Studies
• Astronomy
• Autobody/Collision and Repair Technology/Technician
• Automobile/Automotive Mechanics Technology/Technician
• Aviation/Airway Management and Operations
• Biological and Physical Sciences
• Biology/Biological Sciences
• Building/Home/Construction Inspection/Inspector
• Business Administration and Management
• Business/Commerce
• Cabinetmaking and Millwork
• Carpentry/Carpenter
• Ceramic Arts and Ceramics
• Chemistry
• Child Care Provider/Assistant
• Child Care and Support Services Management
• Commercial and Advertising Art
• Computer Graphics
• Computer Installation and Repair Technology/Technician
• Computer Programming/Programmer
• Computer Support Specialist
• Computer Systems Networking and Telecommunications
• Construction Trades
• Criminal Justice/Police Science
• Dance
• Dental Assisting/Assistant
• Diesel Mechanics Technology/Technician
• Digital/Multimedia and Information Resources Design
• Drafting and Design Technology/Technician
• Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts
• Drawing
• Drywall Installation/Drywaller
• Economics
• Education
• Education/Teaching of Individuals in Early Childhood Special Education Programs
• Electrical/Electronics Drafting and Electrical/Electronics CAD/CADD
• Electrician
• Electromechanical and Instrumentation and Maintenance Technologies/Technicians
• Emergency Medical Technology/Technician (EMT Paramedic)
• English Language and Literature
• Ethnic Studies
• Family and Community Services
• Fashion/Apparel Design
• Film/Cinema/Video Studies
• Fire Prevention and Safety Technology/Technician
• Foreign Languages and Literatures
• Forensic Science and Technology
• French Language and Literature
• General
• General Production
• Geography
• Graphic Design
• Graphic and Printing Equipment Operator
• Health and Physical Education/Fitness
• Homeland Security
• Humanities/Humanistic Studies
• Information Technology
• Interactive Technology
• Interior Design
• International Business/Trade/Commerce
• Journalism
• Legal Studies
• Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies
• Library and Archives Assisting
• Mason/Masonry
• Mathematics
• Medical Administrative/Executive Assistant and Medical Secretary
• Medical/Clinical Assistant
• Metal and Jewelry Arts
• Music
• Other
• Photographic and Film/Video Technology/Technician and Assistant
• Physical Fitness Technician
• Pre-Engineering
• Prepress/Desktop Publishing and Digital Imaging Design
• Psychology
• Public Administration
• Radio and Television
• Real Estate
• Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse
• Retail Management
• Sheet Metal Technology/Sheetworking
• Sign Language Interpretation and Translation
• Social Sciences
• Sociology
• Speech Communication and Rhetoric
• Substance Abuse/Addiction Counseling
• Technical Theatre/Theatre Design and Technology
• Video Graphics and Special Effects
• Water Quality and Wastewater Treatment Management and Recycling Technology/Techn
• Web Page
• Web/Multimedia Management and Webmaster
• Welding Technology/Welder

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