San Diego Miramar College

10440 Black Mountain Rd
San Diego, CA 92126-2999
Tel: (619)388-7800
11,876 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 11,876 students (19% of students are full-time).
Minority enrollment is 59% of the student body (majority Asian and Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 68%.
San Diego Miramar College is one of 21 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 203 teachers has declined by 12% over five years.
College San Diego Miramar College (CA) Community College Avg.
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 203 staff 70 staff

Student Body

The student population of 11,876 has grown by 10% over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.73 is equal to the state average of 0.73. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Total Enrollment 11,876 students 2,397 students
# Full-Time Students 2,282 students 1,260 students
# Part-Time Students 9,594 students 5,258 students
% American Indian/Alaskan
1%
-
% Asian
23%
13%
% Hispanic
20%
37%
% Black
6%
7%
% White
41%
32%
% Two or more races
4%
3%
% Unknown races
4%
8%
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. 0.73 0.73

Finances and Admission

The in-state tuition of $1,140 is less than the state average of $1,324. The in-state tuition has grown by 26% over four years.
The out-state tuition of $5,532 is less than the state average of $6,758. The out-state tuition has stayed relatively flat over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees $1,140 $1,324
Out-State Tuition Fees $5,532 $6,758
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid 64% 81%
Source: 2014 (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 0.79, which is higher than the national average of 0.50. The most diverse community college in San Diego is Platt College-San Diego. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.