Palomar College

2023 Tuition & Fees $10,644
Student Population 17,566
Average Financial Aid Amount Received $3,228
Graduation Rate 29 %
Students:Faculty 22 : 1

Academic Overview

Palomar College is a public, 2-4 years institute located in San Marcos, California. It is an Associate's - Public Rural-serving Small by Carnegie Classification and its highest degree is Associate's degree.
The 2023 tuition & fees is $1,347 for California residents and $10,644 for out-of-state students. The school offers only undergraduate programs and a total of 17,566 students are enrolled.
The salary after graduation from Palomar College varies by major programs where the average earning after 10 years is $40,300. You can check the average salary by the major programs on the area of study page.

2023 Tuition & Fees

For undergraduate school, in the academic year 2022-2023, Palomar's tuition & fees is $1,347 for California residents and $10,644 for non-residents.
Data source for 2023 Tuition: NCES
2023 Tuition & Fees
California ResidentsOut-of-State
[Chart] 2022-2023 Tuition & Fees

Key Academic Statistics

The following chart illustrates the 2023 key academic statistics at Palomar.
The average received amount of financial aid is $3,228 and 48% of undergraduate students received grants or scholarship aid. A total of 17,566 students is attending , and the student to faculty ratio is 22 to 1.
Graduation Rate for Palomar College is 29 %
Graduation Rate
Transfer-out Rate for Palomar College is 11 %
Transfer-out Rate
Retention Rate for Palomar College is 66 %
Retention Rate
Student Population for Palomar College is 17,566
Student Population
Student to Faculty Ratio for Palomar College is 22 to 1
Student to Faculty Ratio
22 to 1
The average received amount of financial aid is $3,228 at Palomar College.
Financial Aid Amount

Directory Information

Directory Information
Address1140 W. Mission, San Marcos, CA 92069-1487
Online Applicationhttps://www.palomar.edu/apply
Financial Aidwww2.palomar.edu/pages/fa/
Net Price Calculatorhttps://misweb.cccco.edu/npc/061/npcalc.htm
Veterans Tuitionwww2.palomar.edu/pages/veterans/
Disability Servicewww2.palomar.edu/pages/drc/

Offered Degrees

Palomar offers 213 major programs on-site (in-person class) only. The following table lists the number of programs by offered degree with online class availabilities.
Offered Major Programs
Award LevelTotal Number of ProgramsAvailable Online Class
One but less than two years certificate510
Associate's Degree1050

Special Learning Opportunities

Palomar College offers online education (distance learning opportunities) for undergraduate programs. The school provides study abroad - opportunity which a student completes part of the college program studying in another country programs to its students.
Special Learning Opportunities
Online ClassUndergraduate
Weekend/Evening College
Teacher Certification
Study Abroad
Campus Housing
Board/Meal Plan

Veterans Benefits

Palomar College has programs, benefits and/or services to veterans, military service members, or their families.
Veterans Benefits
Yellow Ribbon Program
(officially known as Post-9/11 GI Bill, Yellow Ribbon Program)
Credit for military training
Dedicated point of contact for support services for veterans, military service members, and their families
Recognized student veteran organization
Member of Servicemembers Opportunity Colleges