San Diego Miramar College

10440 Black Mountain Rd, San Diego
CA, 92126-2999
Tel: (619)388-7800
10,767 students
Public institution

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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 51% of the student body (majority Asian), which is less than the state average of 63%.
San Diego Miramar College is one of 22 community colleges within San Diego County, CA.
The nearest community college is Kaplan College-San Diego (5.8 miles away).

School Overview

The teacher population of - teachers has declined by 100% over five years.
San Diego Miramar College 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

Student Body

The student population of 10,767 teachers has grown by 23% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 52:1 has increased from 38:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.66 is more than the state average of 0.44. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Total Enrollment
10,767 students
1,303 students
San Diego Miramar College Total Enrollment (2006-2012)
# Full-Time Students
2,225 students
834 students
San Diego Miramar College Full-Time Students (2006-2012)
# Part-Time Students 8,542 students
1,040 students
San Diego Miramar College Part-Time Students (2006-2012)
San Diego Miramar College sch enrollment San Diego Miramar College sta enrollment
% American Indian/Alaskan
1%
1%
% Asian
28%
2%
San Diego Miramar College Asian (2006-2012)
% Hawaiian
2%
1%
% Hispanic
15%
7%
San Diego Miramar College Hispanic (2006-2012)
% Black
3%
11%
San Diego Miramar College Black (2006-2012)
% White
49%
66%
San Diego Miramar College White (2006-2012)
% Two or more races
3%
2%
San Diego Miramar College More (2010-2012)
San Diego Miramar College sch ethnicity San Diego Miramar College sta ethnicity
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. 0.66 0.44
San Diego Miramar College Diversity Score (2006-2012)

Finances and Admission

The in-state tuition of $1,140 is less than the state average of $5,890. The in-state tuition has grown by 73% over four years.
The out-state tuition of $5,532 is less than the state average of $10,050. The out-state tuition has grown by 9% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees $1,140 $5,890
San Diego Miramar College In-State Tuition Fees (2009-2012)
Out-State Tuition Fees $5,532 $10,050
San Diego Miramar College Out-State Tuition Fees (2009-2012)
Source: 2012 (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 public community colleges, the average tuition is approximately $6,451 per year for in-state students and $9,745 for out-of-state students. For private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $17,778 per year. Read more about average community college tuition costs across the country.

The average community college acceptance rate in San Diego is 87%. Read more about national community college acceptance rates.

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 0.75, which is higher than the national average of 0.44. The most diverse community college in San Diego is Argosy University-San Diego. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.