14,500
students each year
250
International Students
35
Countries
61
kilometers from the San Diego International Airport
Over 50
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Safe and Beautiful Campuses
MiraCosta College is located in beautiful coastal North San Diego County about 61 kilometers from the San Diego International Airport. MiraCosta serves 14,500 students each year including 250 international students from more than 35 countries. Students enjoy MiraCosta’s friendly and safe suburban environment. Our sunny climate and oceans views make our campus a great place to study.

Climate

On average, there are 266 sunny days per year in Oceanside, California.

Daily temperature ranges from 16 -27° C year round.
WHY CHOOSE MiraCosta College?

What makes MiraCosta College a great place to study:

• Small class size means you get to know your professors
• Individual academic help with free tutoring in most subjects
• Personal academic counseling to make sure you achieve your educational goal
• Professional experience through on-campus jobs, internships, and work experience classes
• Transfer admission guarantees to six University of California campuses
Academics
Popular Majors: Accounting, Art, Architectural Design, Biology, Business Administration, Child Development, Commercial Music, Communication, Hospitality Management, Liberal Studies for university transfer, Pre-engineering, Pre-nursing, Psychology.

See all of our majors and degrees HERE.



MiraCosta international students are accepted for transfer to top universities such as University of California San Diego, San Diego State University, UCLA, UC Berkeley and more.

MiraCosta College also has one of the highest transfer rates to the University of California out of all of the community colleges in San Diego County
Choose MiraCosta College and Save Money
MiraCosta College is a fully accredited 2-year community college with an outstanding academic reputation. Our university transfer programs improve international student access to top-ranked U.S. universities.

2 Years MiraCosta + 2 Years University
= 4 Year Degree at 1/3 Cost

International students can take advantage of six University of California Transfer Admission Guarantees.
Estimated Cost of Tuition and Fees

Estimated Tuition and Fees for Academic Year 2018-2019 based upon 9 months

TUITION AND FEES (12 units per semester) HOUSING ** FOOD ($400 per month)* TRANSPORTATION (monthly bus pass) HEALTH INSURANCE (per year)* TEXTBOOKS (2 semesters)* TOTAL PER SCHOOL YEAR (Study and Living Expenses)*
$8,000 $9,500 $3,800 $400 $1,500 $800 $24,000
**No college housing available. Housing estimate based upon cost for host family placement.
*Estimated Costs
Tuition and Fees Subject to Change
Campus and Community Life
Housing: Students can find private apartments. Or choose an American host family to discover and understand a new culture.

HAVE FUN AND STAY ACTIVE AT MIRACOSTA

• Over 50 student clubs
• Sport teams and intramural activities
• Campus events
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INTERNATIONAL ADMISSIONS FOR COLLEGE

Application deadline: Arrive to college: Semester start:
FALL SEMESTER July 1 First of August Late August
SPRING SEMESTER November 15 Early January Late January
MiraCosta English Language Institute (ELI)
• Full-time Intensive English language program
• 8-week sessions start 5 times per year (January, March, June August and October)
• Can apply for conditional admission to college program

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