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Overall Niche Grade
  1. Professors
    grade B minus
  2. Value
    grade C
  3. Diversity
    grade B
  4. Safety
    grade A minus
  5. Student Life
    grade B minus
  6. Location
    grade B

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Palomar is a public college located in San Marcos, California in the San Diego Area. It is a mid-size institution with an enrollment of 7,682 undergraduate students. The Palomar acceptance rate is 100%. Popular majors include Liberal Arts and Humanities, Emergency Medical Technician (EMT Paramedic), and Social Science Research Methods. Graduating 34% of students, Palomar alumni go on to earn a starting salary of $24,100.

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1140 W. Mission
San Marcos, CA 92069
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Athletic Division
CCCAA
Athletic Conference
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Admissions

Acceptance Rate
100%
SAT Range
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ACT Range
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Application Fee
$0
SAT/ACT
Neither required nor recommended
High School GPA
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Cost

Net Price
$6,988 / year
National
$15,523
Average cost after financial aid for students receiving grant or scholarship aid, as reported by the college.
Average Total Aid Awarded
$4,275 / year
National
$7,535
Students Receiving Financial Aid
78%

Scholarship

Academics

Professors
grade B minus
Based on faculty accomplishments, salary, student reviews, and additional factors.
Student Faculty Ratio
26:1
Evening Degree Programs
No
74%
of students agree that professors put a lot of effort into teaching their classes. 123 responses
54%
of students agree that it is easy to get the classes they want. 127 responses
73%
of students agree that the workload is easy to manage. 127 responses

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Majors

Online

Online Programs Offered
9
Offers Online Courses
Yes
Online Certificate Programs
7
Online Associates Programs
2
Online Bachelor's Programs
0
How Students Learn
  • Mix of Online and on Campus
    26%
  • On Campus
    62%
  • Online
    12%

Students

Full-Time Enrollment
7,682 Undergrads
Part-Time Undergrads
16,235
Undergrads Over 25
15%
Pell Grant
34%
Varsity Athletes
5%
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes the typical student at this school?
Based on 9 responses
  • Part/Full time job
    67%
  • well rounded
    22%
  • Outgoing
    11%

After College

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation
$34,400 / year
National
$33,028
Graduation Rate
34%
National
49%
Employed 2 Years After Graduation
78%
National
83%

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