San Diego Miramar College

10440 Black Mountain Rd
San Diego, CA 92126
Tel: (619)388-7800
10,767 students
Public institution
The mission of the college is to prepare students to succeed in a world of dynamic change by providing an environment which values excellence in teaching, learning, innovation & partnerships in a setting that celebrates diversity.
School Highlights
San Diego Miramar College serves 10,767 students (21% of students are full-time).
Minority enrollment is 61% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Asian), which is less than the state average of 71%.
San Diego Miramar College is one of 22 community colleges within San Diego County, CA.
The nearest community college is Kaplan College-San Diego (5.80 miles away).

School Overview

The teacher population of 186 teachers has declined by 17% over five years.
College San Diego Miramar College Community College Avg.
Carnegie Classification Associate of Arts Colleges Associate of Arts Colleges
Institution Level At least 2 but less than 4 years At least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution Control Public institution Public
Total Faculty 186 staff
61 staff
San Diego Miramar College Total Faculty (2006-2013)

Student Body

The student population of 10,767 has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.74 is more than the national average of 0.70. The school's diversity has grown by 111% over five years.
Total Enrollment 10,767 students 1,315 students
San Diego Miramar College Total Enrollment (2006-2013)
# Full-Time Students 2,225 students
815 students
San Diego Miramar College Full-Time Students (2006-2013)
# Part-Time Students 8,542 students
1,061 students
San Diego Miramar College Part-Time Students (2006-2013)
San Diego Miramar College Enrollment Breakdown  Community College Average Enrollment Breakdown
% American Indian/Alaskan
1%
1%
San Diego Miramar College American Indian/Alaskan (2006-2013)
% Asian
22%
5%
San Diego Miramar College Asian (2006-2013)
% Hispanic
23%
20%
San Diego Miramar College Hispanic (2006-2013)
% Black
6%
15%
San Diego Miramar College Black (2006-2013)
% White
39%
49%
San Diego Miramar College White (2006-2013)
% Hawaiian
1%
-
San Diego Miramar College Hawaiian (2008-2013)
% Two or more races
6%
3%
San Diego Miramar College More (2009-2013)
% Unknown races
2%
6%
San Diego Miramar College Unknown (2006-2013)
San Diego Miramar College Ethnicity Breakdown  Community College Average Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity ScoreThe chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body. 0.74 0.70
San Diego Miramar College Diversity Score (2006-2013)

Finances and Admission

The in-state tuition of $1,142 is less than the state average of $5,590. The in-state tuition has grown by 73% over four years.
The out-state tuition of $5,702 is less than the state average of $10,086. The out-state tuition has grown by 12% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees $1,142 $5,590
San Diego Miramar College In-State Tuition Fees (2006-2013)
Out-State Tuition Fees $5,702 $10,086
San Diego Miramar College Out-State Tuition Fees (2006-2013)
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid 61%
89%
San Diego Miramar College % Students Receiving Some Financial Aid (2006-2013)
Source: 2005 (latest year available) IPEDS

School Notes

  • Miramar College opened as a training facility for San Diego's law enforcement personnel and firefighters in 1969. The 125-acre campus has been growing to meet student needs. The past decade has seen the construction of a high-tech computer business center, library, police academy, child development center, digital media lab, online "bullpen," classrooms for SDSU's Higher Education Center at Miramar College, and the first phases of a 32-acre athletic complex, including the largest aquatic complex in San Diego County. A science/technology center and advanced transportation center opened in the Fall of 2004 to provide additional needed facilities. Each semester, about 12,000 individuals of all ages, ethnicities and backgrounds attend Miramar College classes. The associate in arts and the associate in science degrees are earned through the completion of a major, general education and other graduation requirements. Miramar College is the smart choice for students who want to transfer to the university/private college of their choice. Transfer agreements exist for UCs, CSUs and many private universities. We also offers vocational programs. San Diego Miramar College is one of three comprehensive community colleges in the San Diego Community College District. Miramar College is accredited by the Accrediting Commission for Community and Junior Colleges (ACCJC) through the Western Association of Schools and Colleges (WASC), an institutional accrediting body recognized by the Council for Higher Education Accreditation and the U.S. Department of Education. The San Diego Community College District is governed by its Board of Trustees.

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Did You Know?
For San Diego private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $17,778 per year. Read more about average community college tuition costs across the country.

San Diego community colleges have a diversity scoreThe chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body. of 0.80, which is higher than the national average of 0.52. The most diverse community college in San Diego is Coleman University. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.