Oceanside, CA 92056
MiraCosta College is one of the 50 public 4-year colleges in California. Its campus is medium in size and located in a suburb in Oceanside. The institution offers only undergrad degree programs.
Every year 31% of students graduate in 150% of the time it takes to complete their respective studies.
MiraCosta College's in-state tuition for 2017-2018 academic year was $1,104, and fees were $48. Out-of-state tuition and fees for the same period were $6,720 and $48 respectively.
|Campus LocaleLarge Suburb|
|Student to Faculty Ratio26:1|
|Is Admission OpenYes|
|Religious Affiliation -|
|On Campus Housing-|
Nursing Programs Offered
The Miracosta college Registered Nursing program prepares students with patient care in a range of healthcare settings.
The program emphasizes nursing theory and clinical practice for direct patient care. Students who successfully complete the Associate Degree in Nursing are eligible to apply for the National Council Licensure Examination for Registered Nurses. Upon successful performance on the examination, they are licensed as registered nurses (RNs).
- High school diploma or GED equivalency certificate
- Complete pre-requisite college level courses with a GPA of 2.5 or above
- Submission of mandatory health record information as per the institutions requirements (including immunization records)
A point system using multi-criteria developed by the California Community Colleges Chancellor's Office is used to accept students into the RN program. 90 percent of student admission is based on the point system, and 10 percent of admitted students will come from the established wait list.
Students accepted into the RN program must take the Test of Academic Skills (TEAS) and receive a composite score of 62 percent in order to begin the program. Students who do not receive at least a 62 percent will be counseled and have a remediation plan designed. They will have one year to complete the remediation plan before retesting for admittance. This program has been approved by the Board of Registered Nursing
Nursing Programs Graduates (2017-2018 academic year)
|Number of Graduates|
|Award of at least 1 but less than 2 academic years||0||8|
Western Association of Schools and Colleges, Accrediting Commission for Community and Junior Colleges|
07/01/1952 - Current
Cost to Attend
The following table details the reported cost of attendance per credit hour for the 2017-2018 academic year.
|In District Students||$46/credit|
|In State Students||$46/credit|
|Out of State Students||$280/credit|
|In District Students||-|
|In State Students||-|
|Out of State Students||-|
Based on the above credit hour costs, here is a sample tuition for different nursing programs.
|Program||Credit Hours||In district||In State||Out of State|
If you attend a private, for-profit school, usually the additional cost (besides tuition) is about 10% of the tuition. If you attend a public school or a not-for-profit private school, the additional cost is around 50% of the tuition.
In 2017-2018 academic year, 61% of MiraCosta College's students received financial aid. Below is the breakdown of the financial aid provided to students.
|Students Receiving Aid||Average Amount/Student|
|Other Federal Grant||11%||$522|
|State Grant & Scholarships||59%||$1,822|
|Institutional Grant & Scholarships||--||$826|
|Federal Student Loans||1%||$4,396|
$3,480Average Net Price/year
Average Net Price by Family Income
|Less than $30,000$995|
|$30,001 to $48,000$1,771|
|$48,001 to $75,000$4,280|
|$75,001 to $110,000$6,918|
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Data source: https://nces.ed.gov (2017-2018 colleges survey) and California state board of nursing.