MiraCosta College, one of California’s comprehensive, public two-year community colleges, has served the coastal area of North San Diego County for 70 years. Recognizing that individuals and domestic and international communities are diverse and changing, the college is committed to offering a variety of programs and services. MiraCosta is within driving distance to Los Angeles, Mexico, Disneyland, Hollywood, La Jolla, San Diego Zoo, SeaWorld, and other world famous attractions in Southern California.
Our sunny climate and ocean views make our campus a great place to study. Facilities include a new library and technology center, smart classrooms with audio visual equipment, state of the art computer labs, cafeteria and patio, an outdoor amphitheater, tennis courts, track, gymnasium, smart classrooms with audio visual equipment, and a fitness center. MiraCosta’s campuses continue to change and grow. Projects to be completed during the next few years include a creative arts complex, horticulture laboratory and greenhouse, student services expansion, and lecture building on the Oceanside Campus; and a new student center on the San Elijo Campus.
Students who plan to transfer to a four-year university get on the right track through TAG, IGETC, UniversityLink, and other transfer programs. 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. Our students also typically earn higher GPA's than non-transfer students.
Our Diverse student body includes people from a variety of ages, ethnicities, and cultural backgrounds. Students and staff enjoy the friendly atmosphere, and the feeling that we're all here to help one another.