MiraCosta College

One Barnard Drive, Oceanside, CA 92056-3899
MiraCosta College is a public education institution in Oceanside, California.

MiraCosta College offers associate's degrees. The school is accredited by the Western Association of Schools and Colleges, Accrediting Commission for Community and Junior Colleges.

Dual credit, distance learning and study abroad programs are available at this school. Life experience and Advanced Placement (AP) can be used as credit towards a degree and on-campus day care is provided.


General Information

Main Phone: (760) 757 -2121 Website: www.miracosta.edu
Status: Non-accredited Faculty: 603
School Type: Public- 2-year Affiliation: None
Size: Large (10,000 - 20,000 students) Undergraduates: 14,453
Setting: N/A Graduate Students: 8
On-Campus Housing: N/A Acceptance Rate: N/A
Out-of-State Tuition: N/A Varsity Athletics: No
In-State Tuition: N/A Student-to-faculty Ratio: 24 to 1


Enrollment Statistics

Undergraduate Attendance Status 41% Full-time 59% Part-time
Student Gender 43% Men 57% Women

Student Race Ethnicity

51% White 1% American Indian/Alaska Native
4% Black or African American 5% Multiracial
27% Hispanic/Latino 7% Asian/Oriental
1% Polynesian/Pacific Island 4% Other



Financial Aid

Percent Receiving Aid Average Amount Received
Federal Grant 1% $ 3,106
Local Grant 10% $3,319
Institutional Grant 0% $ 600
Student Loans 2% $ 3,020

Majors & Degrees


Architecture and Related Services

Architectural Sciences and Technology

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Architectural Technology 2 1 - - -

Agriculture Operations and Sciences

Applied Horticulture and Horticultural Services

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Floriculture Floristry Operations and Management - 1 - - -
Plant Nursery Operations 6 1 - - -
Floriculture Floristry Operations and Management 4 1 - - -
Landscaping and Groundskeeping 4 1 - - -

Agriculture Operations

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Agriculture Operations and Sciences 6 - - - -

Applied Horticulture and Horticultural Services

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Floriculture Floristry Operations and Management - 1 - - -
Plant Nursery Operations 6 1 - - -
Floriculture Floristry Operations and Management 4 1 - - -
Landscaping and Groundskeeping 4 1 - - -

Architecture and Related Services

Architectural Sciences and Technology

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Architectural Technology 2 1 - - -

Agriculture Operations and Sciences

Applied Horticulture and Horticultural Services

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Floriculture Floristry Operations and Management - 1 - - -
Plant Nursery Operations 6 1 - - -
Floriculture Floristry Operations and Management 4 1 - - -
Landscaping and Groundskeeping 4 1 - - -

Agriculture Operations

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Agriculture Operations and Sciences 6 - - - -

Applied Horticulture and Horticultural Services

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Floriculture Floristry Operations and Management - 1 - - -
Plant Nursery Operations 6 1 - - -
Floriculture Floristry Operations and Management 4 1 - - -
Landscaping and Groundskeeping 4 1 - - -

Natural Resources and Conservation

Natural Resources Conservation and Research

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Environmental Science - 2 - - -

Communication Technologies and Support Services

Audiovisual Communications Technologies Technicians

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Photographic and Film Video Technology Technicians 7 - - - -
Recording Arts Technology Technician 7 5 - - -
Photographic and Film Video Technology Technicians 7 2 - - -
Recording Arts Technology Technician 13 2 - - -

Graphic Communications

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Animation, Interactive Technology, Video Graphics and Special Effects 9 - - - -
Desktop Publishing and Digital Imaging Design 10 1 - - -
Animation, Interactive Technology, Video Graphics and Special Effects 10 1 - - -

Communication and Journalism

Communication and Media Studies

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Speech Communication and Rhetoric - 7 - - -

Communication Technologies and Support Services

Audiovisual Communications Technologies Technicians

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Photographic and Film Video Technology Technicians 7 - - - -
Recording Arts Technology Technician 7 5 - - -
Photographic and Film Video Technology Technicians 7 2 - - -
Recording Arts Technology Technician 13 2 - - -

Graphic Communications

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Animation, Interactive Technology, Video Graphics and Special Effects 9 - - - -
Desktop Publishing and Digital Imaging Design 10 1 - - -
Animation, Interactive Technology, Video Graphics and Special Effects 10 1 - - -

Computer Information Sciences

Computer Software and Media Applications

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Web Page, Multimedia and Information Resources Design 2 - - - -

Data Entry Applications

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Data Entry Microcomputer Applications 12 2 - - -

Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services 1 - - - -

Computer Systems Networking and Telecommunications

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Computer Systems Networking and Telecommunications 6 - - - -

Computer Science

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Computer Science - 3 - - -

Data Entry Applications

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Data Entry Microcomputer Applications 12 2 - - -

Personal Services and Culinary Arts

Culinary Arts

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Restaurant, Culinary, and Catering Management 5 - - - -

Education

Special Education and Teaching

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Education Of Individuals In Early Childhood Special Education Programs 2 - - - -

Engineering Technologies and Engineering-related Fields

Drafting Design Engineering Technologies Technicians

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Drafting and Design Technology Technician 16 5 - - -

Environmental Control Technologies Technicians

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Hazardous Materials Management and Waste Technology Technician 4 - - - -

Drafting Design Engineering Technologies Technicians

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Drafting and Design Technology Technician 16 5 - - -

Electromechanical Instrumentation and Maintenance Technologies Technicians

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Biomedical Technology Technician 15 1 - - -

Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics

Romance Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Italian Language and Literature - 1 - - -
French Language and Literature - 1 - - -

East Asian Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Japanese Language and Literature - 2 - - -

English Language and Literature Letters

English Language and Literature

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
English Language and Literature - 7 - - -

Family and Consumer Sciences Human Sciences

Human Development, Family Studies, and Related Services

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Child Care Provider Assistant - 20 - - -
Adult Development and Aging - 1 - - -
Child Care Provider Assistant 76 1 - - -

Liberal Arts and Sciences Studies and Humanities

Liberal Arts and Sciences Studies and Humanities

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Liberal Arts and Sciences Liberal Studies - 221 - - -
Humanities Humanistic Studies - 71 - - -
Liberal Arts and Sciences Liberal Studies 278 71 - - -

Mathematics and Statistics

Mathematics

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Mathematics - 6 - - -

Biological and Biomedical Sciences

Biology

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Biology Biological Sciences - 2 - - -

Multi Interdisciplinary Studies

Biological and Physical Sciences

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Biological and Physical Sciences - 29 - - -

Parks, Recreation, Leisure, and Fitness Studies

Health and Physical Education Fitness

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Physical Fitness Technician 16 - - - -
Health and Physical Education Fitness 16 5 - - -

Philosophy and Religious Studies

Philosophy

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Philosophy - 1 - - -

Parks, Recreation, Leisure, and Fitness Studies

Health and Physical Education Fitness

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Physical Fitness Technician 16 - - - -
Health and Physical Education Fitness 16 5 - - -

Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting and Related Protective Services

Criminal Justice and Corrections

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Criminal Justice Police Science 9 10 - - -

Psychology

Psychology

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Psychology 2 3 - - -

Public Administration and Social Service Professions

Public Administration and Social Service Professions

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Public Administration and Social Service Professions 1 - - - -

Physical Sciences

Physical Sciences

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Physical Sciences - 2 - - -

Physics

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Physics - 7 - - -

Social Sciences

Anthropology

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Anthropology - 5 - - -

Geography and Cartography

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Geography - 1 - - -

Sociology

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Sociology - 15 - - -

Political Science and Government

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Political Science and Government - 1 - - -

Economics

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Economics - 11 - - -

Social Sciences

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Social Sciences - 2 - - -

Mechanic and Repair Technologies Technicians

Vehicle Maintenance and Repair Technologies

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Automobile Automotive Mechanics Technology Technician 61 6 - - -

Health Professions and Related Programs

Health Services Allied Health Health Sciences

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Health Services Allied Health Health Sciences 20 - - - -

Allied Health and Medical Assisting Services

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Medical Clinical Assistant 14 2 - - -

Allied Health Diagnostic, Intervention, and Treatment Professions

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Surgical Technology Technologist 24 10 - - -

Allied Health and Medical Assisting Services

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Medical Clinical Assistant 14 2 - - -

Health Medical Preparatory Programs

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Health Medical Preparatory Programs - 3 - - -

Health Services Allied Health Health Sciences

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Health Services Allied Health Health Sciences 20 - - - -

Allied Health and Medical Assisting Services

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Medical Clinical Assistant 14 2 - - -

Allied Health Diagnostic, Intervention, and Treatment Professions

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Surgical Technology Technologist 24 10 - - -

Allied Health and Medical Assisting Services

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Medical Clinical Assistant 14 2 - - -

Health Medical Preparatory Programs

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Health Medical Preparatory Programs - 3 - - -

Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services

Business Administration, Management and Operations

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Business Administration and Management - 43 - - -
E-commerce Electronic Commerce 2 43 - - -
Office Management and Supervision 5 43 - - -

Real Estate

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Real Estate 36 1 - - -

Entrepreneurial and Small Business Operations

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Small Business Administration Management 13 6 - - -

Business Operations Support and Assistant Services

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Administrative Assistant and Secretarial Science 20 - - - -

Accounting and Related Services

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Accounting Technology Technician and Bookkeeping 79 17 - - -

Real Estate

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Real Estate 36 1 - - -

Business Administration, Management and Operations

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Business Administration and Management - 43 - - -
E-commerce Electronic Commerce 2 43 - - -
Office Management and Supervision 5 43 - - -

General Sales, Merchandising and Related Marketing Operations

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Sales, Distribution, and Marketing Operations 9 3 - - -

Hospitality Administration Management

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Hospitality Administration Management 16 6 - - -

Taxation

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Taxation 15 - - - -

Hospitality Administration Management

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Hospitality Administration Management 16 6 - - -

General Sales, Merchandising and Related Marketing Operations

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Sales, Distribution, and Marketing Operations 9 3 - - -

Entrepreneurial and Small Business Operations

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Small Business Administration Management 13 6 - - -

Specialized Sales, Merchandising and Marketing Operations

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Tourism and Travel Services Marketing Operations 8 2 - - -

Accounting and Related Services

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Accounting Technology Technician and Bookkeeping 79 17 - - -

Business Commerce

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Business Commerce 3 - - - -

History

History

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
History - 3 - - -

Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services

Business Administration, Management and Operations

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Business Administration and Management - 43 - - -
E-commerce Electronic Commerce 2 43 - - -
Office Management and Supervision 5 43 - - -

Real Estate

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Real Estate 36 1 - - -

Entrepreneurial and Small Business Operations

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Small Business Administration Management 13 6 - - -

Business Operations Support and Assistant Services

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Administrative Assistant and Secretarial Science 20 - - - -

Accounting and Related Services

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Accounting Technology Technician and Bookkeeping 79 17 - - -

Real Estate

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Real Estate 36 1 - - -

Business Administration, Management and Operations

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Business Administration and Management - 43 - - -
E-commerce Electronic Commerce 2 43 - - -
Office Management and Supervision 5 43 - - -

General Sales, Merchandising and Related Marketing Operations

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Sales, Distribution, and Marketing Operations 9 3 - - -

Hospitality Administration Management

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Hospitality Administration Management 16 6 - - -

Taxation

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Taxation 15 - - - -

Hospitality Administration Management

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Hospitality Administration Management 16 6 - - -

General Sales, Merchandising and Related Marketing Operations

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Sales, Distribution, and Marketing Operations 9 3 - - -

Entrepreneurial and Small Business Operations

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Small Business Administration Management 13 6 - - -

Specialized Sales, Merchandising and Marketing Operations

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Tourism and Travel Services Marketing Operations 8 2 - - -

Accounting and Related Services

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Accounting Technology Technician and Bookkeeping 79 17 - - -

Business Commerce

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Business Commerce 3 - - - -


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