25,244
Students
Non-competitive
Admission Difficulty
Suburban setting
Suburban
Setting
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Overview

Palomar College is a 2-year institution located in San Marcos, CA, in a suburban setting.

Location & Contact

Address 1140 W Mission Road
San Marcos, CA  92069
United States
Contact Dr. Kendyl Magnuson
Senior Director of Enrollment Services
Email: kmagnuson@palomar.edu
Phone: 760-744-1150
Fax: 760-744-2932

Majors & Degrees

Architecture And Related Services Associate Bachelors
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Area, Ethnic, Cultural, And Gender Studies Associate Bachelors
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Biological And Biomedical Sciences Associate Bachelors
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Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services Associate Bachelors
Accounting Technology And Bookkeeping Checkmark
Administrative Assistant And Secretarial Science Checkmark
Business Administration And Management Checkmark
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International Business/trade/commerce Checkmark
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Communication, Journalism And Related Programs Associate Bachelors
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Speech Communication And Rhetoric Checkmark
Communications Technologies/Technicians And Support Services Associate Bachelors
Animation, Interactive Technology, Video Graphics And Special Effects Checkmark
Desktop Publishing And Digital Imaging Design Checkmark
Graphic And Printing Equipment Operation/production Checkmark
Photographic And Film/video Technology Checkmark
Computer And Information Sciences And Support Services Associate Bachelors
Computer Graphics Checkmark
Computer Programming Checkmark
Computer Systems Networking And Telecommunications Checkmark
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Web Page, Digital/multimedia And Information Resources Design Checkmark
Construction Trades Associate Bachelors
Building/home/construction Inspection Checkmark
Carpentry Checkmark
Construction Trades Related Checkmark
Drywall Installation Checkmark
Electrician Checkmark
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Education Associate Bachelors
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Special Education&-early Childhood Checkmark
Engineering Associate Bachelors
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Engineering Technologies/Technicians Associate Bachelors
Architectural Drafting And CAD/CADD Checkmark
Drafting And Design Technology Checkmark
Electrical/electronics Drafting And CAD/CADD Checkmark
Water Quality And Wastewater Treatment Management And Recycling Technology Checkmark
English Language And Literature/Letters Associate Bachelors
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Family And Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences Associate Bachelors
Apparel And Textile Marketing Management Checkmark
Child-care And Support Services Management Checkmark
Child-care Provision Checkmark
Family And Community Services Checkmark
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Foreign Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics Associate Bachelors
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French Checkmark
Sign Language Interpretation And Translation Checkmark
Health Professions And Related Clinical Sciences Associate Bachelors
Dental Assisting Checkmark
Emergency Medical Technology (EMT Paramedic) Checkmark
Medical Administrative Assistant And Medical Secretary Checkmark
Registered Nursing/registered Nurse Checkmark
Substance Abuse/addiction Counseling Checkmark
Legal Professions And Studies Associate Bachelors
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Liberal Arts And Sciences, General Studies And Humanities Associate Bachelors
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Library Science Associate Bachelors
Library And Archives Assisting Checkmark
Mathematics And Statistics Associate Bachelors
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Mechanic And Repair Technologies/Technicians Associate Bachelors
Autobody/collision And Repair Technology Checkmark
Automobile/automotive Mechanics Technology Checkmark
Diesel Mechanics Technology Checkmark
Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies Associate Bachelors
Biological And Physical Sciences Checkmark
Parks, Recreation, Leisure And Fitness Studies Associate Bachelors
Kinesiology And Exercise Science Checkmark
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Physical Sciences Associate Bachelors
Astronomy Checkmark
Chemistry Checkmark
Geology/earth Science Checkmark
Precision Production Associate Bachelors
Cabinetmaking And Millwork Checkmark
Sheet Metal Technology Checkmark
Welding Technology Checkmark
Psychology Associate Bachelors
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Public Administration And Social Service Professions Associate Bachelors
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Security And Protective Services Associate Bachelors
Fire Prevention And Safety Technology Checkmark
Forensic Science And Technology Checkmark
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Social Sciences Associate Bachelors
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Economics Checkmark
Geography Checkmark
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Visual And Performing Arts Associate Bachelors
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Ceramic Arts And Ceramics Checkmark
Commercial And Advertising Art Checkmark
Dance Checkmark
Design And Visual Communications Checkmark
Dramatic/theater Arts Checkmark
Drawing Checkmark
Fashion/apparel Design Checkmark
Film/cinema/video Studies Checkmark
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Metal And Jewelry Arts Checkmark
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Tuition & Fees

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Tuition

1,338
In-state
8,030
Out-of-state
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Fees

60
Full-time student fees
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Other Payment Considerations

Guaranteed tuition plan offered No
Tuition pre-payment plan No
Tuition payment plans offered Yes

Student Body

25,244
Total undergrad students

Gender

Male (53.36%)
Female (46.64%)

Campus Life

Student Activities

Student-run campus newspaper Checkmark
Drama/theatre group Checkmark
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Marching band Checkmark
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Campus events:
Discover Palomar, Comet Celebration and Springfest

Student Services

Legal services Checkmark
Health clinic Checkmark
Personal/psychological counseling Checkmark
Women's center Checkmark
International students advisor Checkmark

Student Organizations

Greek fraternities
Greek sororities
Local fraternities
Local sororities
Most popular organizations:
SNAP (Student Nursing Association of Palomar College), Alpha Omega Rho Chapter of Phi Theta Kappa (international honor society), Active Minds, Student Veterans Organization and MEChA (Chicano organization)

Campus Security & Safety

24-hour emergency telephone/alarm services Checkmark
24-hour patrols by trained officers Checkmark
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Late-night transport/escort services Checkmark
Electronically-operated dormitory entrances Checkmark

Athletics

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Men's Sports

Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
Baseball No Checkmark No
Basketball Checkmark Checkmark No
Bowling Checkmark No No
Football No Checkmark No
Golf Checkmark Checkmark No
Skiing (downhill) Checkmark No No
Soccer Checkmark Checkmark No
Softball No No No
Swimming And Diving No Checkmark No
Tennis Checkmark Checkmark No
Track And Field No Checkmark No
Volleyball Checkmark Checkmark No
Water Polo Checkmark Checkmark No
Wrestling Checkmark Checkmark No
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Women's Sports

Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
Baseball No No No
Basketball Checkmark Checkmark No
Bowling No No No
Football No No No
Golf No No No
Skiing (downhill) Checkmark No No
Soccer No Checkmark No
Softball Checkmark Checkmark No
Swimming And Diving No Checkmark No
Tennis No Checkmark No
Track And Field No Checkmark No
Volleyball No Checkmark No
Water Polo No Checkmark No
Wrestling No No No

Faculty

1,380
Total Faculty
21:1
Student-Faculty Ratio
Full-time - 300
Part-time - 1,080