N/A

Acceptance Rate

$5,287

Avg.Financial Aid

001260

FAFSA Code

About Palomar College

Type Control of Institution - Public/Private

Public

2 Years

Student Population Number of Students attending College

23,917

Website

www2.palomar.edu/

Accreditation Accreditation is the process by which the quality of learning at various educational institutions are evaluated. Read More.

ACCJC

Religious Affiliation Indicates religious affiliation (denomination) for private not-for-profit institutions that are religiously affiliated.

Not applicable

On Campus Housing Does the institution provide on-campus housing?

No

#N/A

Location & Contact

Address

1140 W. Mission

Contact

Email: N/A
Phone: 7607441150
Fax:
Request Info

Rankings

As long as US universities are concerned, the rankings which are provided by Forbes and US News are trusted everywhere. When it comes to the ranking of a college or any educational institution, the more information a student has, the better. The ranking of a college helps a student in many ways. It helps them overcome the confusion of which university/college is good for them and also other prospects. Before taking admission, a student assesses their chosen college on various factors like research excellence, the performance of its students after graduation, and their experience, among others. Notably, for the rankings, the two publications, US News and Forbes, are trusted everywhere. However, it is to be noted that Palomar College does not feature in the list of top colleges, according to the latest ranking by these two publications.

Admissions

Application Deadline Deadline for application submissions. Please contact the school for more details.

FALSE

Acceptance Rate Percentage of applicants who are accepted in an Institution.

N/A

SAT Range

N/A

ACT Range

N/A

Application Fee

FALSE$

SAT/ACT

FALSE

High School GPA

N/A

Accept Common App

FALSE

Admission to the university is fairly easy and the students are recommeded to make the most out of it. A non-refundable fee, along with the application form, is required to be deposited by the students, in order to complete the process. Securing a good score in a standardised test like SAT or ACT improves an applicant’s chances of securing admission. However, Palomar College doesn’t focus much on standardised tests. Interestingly, the average SAT or ACT scores of students securing admission is not available. As expected, the candidates can complete the process either online or by visiting the school's office at 1140 W. Mission, San Marcos, California 92069-1487. To gather more information, they can call them at (760) 744-1150.

Annual Cost to Attend

Net Price Cost of attendance minus any grants and scholarships received.

$6,145

Average Annual Cost

$1,288

Books And Supplies

$1,918

Other Fees

$50

Before applying to PC, candidates must keep in mind the tuition fees and the cost of living during the course tenure. The full-time cost of attendance is approximately $27,446 per year. Students can also explore numerous financial aid options offered by the university.

Academics

Highest Degree Offered The highest degree offered by the Institution.

Associate degree

Student:Faculty Ratio

26:1

Full-Time Retention Rate Percent of the that re-enrolled at the institution as either full- or part-time in the current year.

70%

Part-Time Retention Rate Percent of the that re-enrolled at the institution as either full- or part-time in the current year.

40%

Academic Calendar

Semester

Research Funding per Student

$97

Faculty Overview

48%

Male Professors

52%

Female Professors

Non-traditional Learning

Evening Degree Programs

Teacher Certification

Distance Education

Study Abroad

Majors

Liberal Arts and Sciences, General...

1,283 Graduates

Social Sciences, General

517 Graduates

Allied Health Diagnostic, Intervent...

287 Graduates

Biological and Physical Sciences

267 Graduates

Fire Protection

134 Graduates

Business Administration, Management...

102 Graduates

Precision Metal Working

79 Graduates

Psychology, General

72 Graduates

Accounting and Related Services

69 Graduates

Registered Nursing, Administration,...

64 Graduates

Vehicle Maintenance and Repair Tech...

59 Graduates

Human Development, Family Studies,...

56 Graduates

Business/Commerce, General

50 Graduates

Criminal Justice and Corrections

49 Graduates

Computer Systems Networking and Tel...

43 Graduates

Graphic Communications

42 Graduates

Sociology

42 Graduates

Linguistic, Comparative, and Relate...

41 Graduates

Carpenters

39 Graduates

Electrical and Power Transmission I...

38 Graduates

Mason/Masonry

36 Graduates

Environmental Control Technologies/...

35 Graduates

Romance Languages, Literatures, and...

35 Graduates

Dental Support Services and Allied...

33 Graduates

Mental and Social Health Services a...

33 Graduates

Mathematics

30 Graduates

Design and Applied Arts

28 Graduates

Education, General

24 Graduates

Library and Archives Assisting

23 Graduates

Geography and Cartography

22 Graduates

Computer Programming

21 Graduates

Audiovisual Communications Technolo...

20 Graduates

Woodworking

18 Graduates

Real Estate

17 Graduates

American Sign Language

16 Graduates

Journalism

15 Graduates

Architectural Sciences and Technolo...

14 Graduates

Computer and Information Sciences,...

13 Graduates

Apparel and Textiles

12 Graduates

Drafting/Design Engineering Technol...

12 Graduates

English Language and Literature, Ge...

12 Graduates

Film/Video and Photographic Arts

12 Graduates

Health and Medical Administrative S...

11 Graduates

Radio, Television, and Digital Comm...

11 Graduates

Air Transportation

10 Graduates

Business Operations Support and Ass...

9 Graduates

Computer/Information Technology Adm...

9 Graduates

Health and Physical Education/Fitne...

8 Graduates

Archeology

7 Graduates

Ethnic, Cultural Minority, Gender,...

7 Graduates

Biology, General

6 Graduates

Building/Construction Finishing, Ma...

6 Graduates

Communication and Media Studies

6 Graduates

Homeland Security

6 Graduates

Public Relations, Advertising, and...

6 Graduates

Computer Software and Media Applica...

5 Graduates

Chemistry

4 Graduates

Engineering, General

4 Graduates

Music

4 Graduates

Philosophy

4 Graduates

International Business

3 Graduates

Legal Support Services

3 Graduates

Anthropology

2 Graduates

Construction Trades, Other

2 Graduates

Dance

2 Graduates

Fine and Studio Arts

2 Graduates

Natural Resources Conservation and...

2 Graduates

Non-Professional General Legal Stud...

2 Graduates

Public Administration

2 Graduates

Drama/Theatre Arts and Stagecraft

1 Graduates

Economics

1 Graduates

Parks, Recreation and Leisure Studi...

1 Graduates

Precision Systems Maintenance and R...

1 Graduates

Special Education and Teaching

1 Graduates

Visual and Performing Arts, Other

1 Graduates

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Student Body

Undergraduate Students

23,917

Socio-Economic Diversity Percent of full-time, first-time students receiving an income-based Federal Pell Grant intended for low-income students.

16%

Full-time

32%

Part-time

68%

Students Gender

Male

53%

US National: 44%

Female

47%

US National: 56%

LGBTQIA STUDENT RESOURCE GROUPS

ON CAMPUS WOMEN'S CENTER

Race/Ethnicity

37% White

2% Unknown

3% Black

45% Hispanic

5% Two or more races

1% Non Resident alien

6% Asian

1% American Indian/Alaska native

0% Native Hawaiians/Pacific islander

Geographic Density

Geographic Density

High

0%

Unknown Location

6%

Out Of State

94%

In State

0%

Foreign

Economic Diversity

36% percentage of students who recieved an income-based Federal Pell Grant intended for low-income students.

Median Household Income

$68,227 per year

Campus Life

Housing

The institution does not provide on-campus housing facilities for students.

On Campus Housing Available

No

Freshmen Required to Live on Campus

No

Freshmen Live on Campus

N/A

Undergrads in College Housing

N/A

Averege Housing Cost

N/A

Campus Food

The institution does not provide any meal plan options.

Meal Plan Available

No

Average Meal Plan Available

N/A

Athletes

Division Sports Nickname

Comets

School Colors

N/A

Varsity Athletics Association

N/A

Varsity Athletics Conference Primary

Not applicable

Total Male Athletes

258

Total Female Athletes

118

Intramural Sports

N/A

Sports Club

1

Sports Team (Men)

Baseball

Basketball

Cheerleading-Dance Team

Cross Country

Football

Golf

Soccer

Swimming and Diving

Tennis

Volleyball

Water Polo

Wrestling

Sports Team (Women)

Basketball

Cheerleading-Dance Team

Cross Country

Golf

Soccer

Softball

Swimming and Diving

Tennis

Track and Field

Volleyball

Water Polo

Beach Volleyball

Campus Safety

24-Hour Security Patrol

Yes

Campus Emergency Phones

Yes

24-Hour Escort Safety rides

Yes

Mobile Campus Emergency Alert

Yes

Since the campus life of the students assumes an imperative part of their development and advancement, students at PC invest a lot of their time learning from the faculty members. Additionally, the students have an incredible breadth to learn and turn into a change-maker. To ensure the safety and security of students, the college has a number of campus safety and security measures in place. Some of these features include 24-hr security patrol, campus emergency phones, 24-hr escort safety rides and mobile campus emergency alert. There are around 52% male and 48% female students enrolled at the university.

After Graduation

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation

$24,100/year

Median Earnings 10 Years After Graduation

$34,400/year

Typical Monthly Loan Payment The median monthly loan payment for student borrowers who completed, if it were repaid over 10 years at a 4.53% interest rate.

N/A - N/A

Outcomes 8 Years of Attending

Show data for students who

and started their studies

Out of 7,811 students

30% Graduated

10% Still Enrolled

15% Transfer

1% Withdraw

Financial Aid

Students Receiving Gift Aid Percent of undergraduate students awarded federal gift aid.

65%

Average Aid Per Year

$5,287

Students Receiving Federal Grants

39%

Average Aid Per Year

$4,902

Students Receiving State Aid

64%

Average Aid Per Year

$2,041

Students Receiving Institutional Grants

37%

Average Aid Per Year

$478

Average Grant & Scholarship by Family Income

Aid awarded based on the family income.

Income

Average Amount

< $30K

$8,128

$30K - $48K

$7,671

$48K - $75K

$4,438

$75K - $110K

$2,835

> $110K

$1,334

In case the students at Palomar College face any financial issues concerning the fees and cost of living, and find the same to be high, they can seek help from the financial aid department of the varsity. It focuses on settling the issues that students face, and candidates can be assisted with scholarships, grants, and student loans. At the college, the average federal grant comes to be around $4,928, whereas the financial aid is $330. Prospective students can benefit from state-level aid worth $2,043 as well as institutional aid worth $330.

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