MiraCosta College

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MiraCosta College

Two-Year School

Programs Offered

Academic Preparation Programs, Associate's Degree, Bachelor's Degree, Certificate, ESL/English Program, Intensive English Program Certificate, Pathway Programs, Short-Term, Summer Program, University Transfer
Located in the beautiful, suburban beach community of Oceanside, international students choose MiraCosta to achieve their goal of transferring to a top university or working in the U.S. after achieving an Associate degree or short-term certificate. We offer safe and friendly college atmosphere with easy access to all the benefits of living in a culturally diverse community. The beautiful ocean and mountain views from the campus and warm weather year round make MiraCosta a great place to live and study.


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1 Barnard Drive, Oceanside, CA 92056


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Top International Student Countries

Brazil, China, Japan, South Korea, Vietnam

MiraCosta College

Get to know us

MiraCosta College is located in beautiful coastal North San Diego County about 61km from Downtown San Diego. MiraCosta serves 14,500 students each year including 150 international students from more than 30 different countries. Students enjoy MiraCosta’s friendly and safe suburban environment.

Why Choose MiraCosta? What makes MiraCosta College a great place to study:

Excellent academic programs leading to university transfer, 2-year vocational Associate Degrees, or academic certificates

  • One of few community colleges nationwide approved to award one bachelor’s degree.  BS in Biomanufacturing
  • Intensive English language program starting 5 times per year
  • Small class size means you get to know your professors
  • Individual academic help with writing support and free tutoring in most subjects.
  • Personal academic counseling to make sure you achieve your educational and career goal.
  • Professional experience through on-campus jobs, internships (CPT/OPT).
  • High university transfer rate to UCs, CSUs, and other four-year universities
  • Scholarships for continuing students including international students who have completed a semester at our school