Palomar College

Palomar College is a public two-year community college. The Palomar campus is located in San Marcos, California, approximately 30 miles north of San Diego. Palomar enrolls approximately 30,000 full-time and part-time students. Residents of California are charged only $46 per unit. At Palomar, students may choose from over 200 associate degree and certificate programs, complete the first two years of a bachelor’s degree, or enjoy personal enrichment classes for lifelong learning.

Student demographics

Male: 120

Female: 162

Major Countries Represented: Canada, China, Colombia, Japan, South Korea, and Vietnam

Student housing options

Homestay or apartment

International Student visas issued


Cost of attendance and financial assistance

Annual tuition and fees: 6,900

Estimated annual expense (tuition fees, living expenses, insurance, books, etc.)

Scholarship opportunities

International Student Scholarships (one time only)

1 at $500

2 at $250

Internship opportunities

Cooperative Education

Student activities and campus life

Associate Student Government, student clubs, on-campus events, etc. available through Student Affairs.