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Palomar College
  • 2 Year
  • SAN MARCOS, CA

Report Card

grade B minus
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 7,001 undergraduate students. The Palomar acceptance rate is 100%. Popular majors include Liberal Arts and Humanities, Social Science Research Methods, and Emergency Medical Technician (EMT Paramedic). 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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CCCAA
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Palomar College Rankings

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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
$7,530 / 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
$4,496 / year
National
$7,535
Students Receiving Financial Aid
81%

Scholarship

Academics

Professors
grade B minus
Based on faculty accomplishments, salary, student reviews, and additional factors.
Student Faculty Ratio
24:1
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. 130 responses
74%
of students agree that the workload is easy to manage. 130 responses

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Majors

Online

Online Programs Offered
2
Offers Online Courses
Yes
Online Certificate Programs
1
Online Associates Programs
1
Online Bachelor's Programs
0
How Students Learn
  • Mix of Online and on Campus
    1%
  • On Campus
    10%
  • Online
    89%

Students

Full-Time Enrollment
7,001 Undergrads
Part-Time Undergrads
14,140
Undergrads Over 25
33%
Pell Grant
37%
Varsity Athletes
5%
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes the typical student at this school?
Based on 12 responses
  • Part/Full time job
    75%
  • well rounded
    17%
  • Outgoing
    8%

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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