Community Colleges
#218 in Community Colleges

Overview

MiraCosta College is ranked 218th in Community Colleges.
Next statements evaluate MiraCosta College by comparing key academic facts to Public, 4-Years Colleges in California.
  • It has very inexpensive tuition & fees of $8,112.
  • It has small number of students of 13,720.
  • It offers diverse area of study (161 programs).

Undergraduate Tuition & Fees

The 2020 undergraduate tuition & fees of MiraCosta are $8,112 (out-of-state rate) and it is very inexpensive compared to Public, 4-Years Colleges in California.

MiraCosta College $8,112

All U.S. Colleges $17,692

Public, 4-Years Colleges $18,895

4-Years Colleges $22,926

Public, 4-Years Colleges in California $20,072

Graduation Rate

The average graduation rate at MiraCosta is 33% and it is lower (less completion rate) compared to Public, 4-Years Colleges in California.

MiraCosta College 33%

All U.S. Colleges 56%

Public, 4-Years Colleges 48%

4-Years Colleges 51%

Public, 4-Years Colleges in California 54%

Transfer-out Rate

The average transfer-out rate at MiraCosta is 11% and it is extremely higher (many students transferred-out) compared to Public, 4-Years Colleges in California.

MiraCosta College 11%

All U.S. Colleges 21%

Public, 4-Years Colleges 23%

4-Years Colleges 24%

Public, 4-Years Colleges in California 8%

Retention Rate

The average retention rate at MiraCosta is 100% and it is average compared to Public, 4-Years Colleges in California.

MiraCosta College 100%

All U.S. Colleges 69%

Public, 4-Years Colleges 74%

4-Years Colleges 73%

Public, 4-Years Colleges in California 85%

Student Population

The total student population at MiraCosta is 13,720 and its population small compared to Public, 4-Years Colleges in California.

MiraCosta College 13,720

All U.S. Colleges 2,931

Public, 4-Years Colleges 11,396

4-Years Colleges 4,686

Public, 4-Years Colleges in California 20,004

Financial Aid Amount

The average amount of financial aid received at MiraCosta is $3,097 which is 38.18% of tuition & fees. The rate of the financial aid over its tuition is higher compared to Public, 4-Years Colleges in California.

MiraCosta College $3,097

All U.S. Colleges $7,676

Public, 4-Years Colleges $7,301

4-Years Colleges $12,161

Public, 4-Years Colleges in California $9,399

Student to Faculty Ratio

The students to faculty ratio at MiraCosta is 19 to 1 and the ratio is very lower (smaller size classes) compared to Public, 4-Years Colleges in California.

MiraCosta College 19 to 1

All U.S. Colleges 15 to 1

Public, 4-Years Colleges 17 to 1

4-Years Colleges 14 to 1

Public, 4-Years Colleges in California 24 to 1

Number of Programs

MiraCosta offers 161 programs and it means diverse area of study compared to Public, 4-Years Colleges in California.

MiraCosta College 161

All U.S. Colleges 37

Public, 4-Years Colleges 108

4-Years Colleges 58

Public, 4-Years Colleges in California 120

Number of Online Programs

MiraCosta offers 10 online programs and it means very diverse online programs compared to Public, 4-Years Colleges in California.

MiraCosta College 10

All U.S. Colleges 13

Public, 4-Years Colleges 17

4-Years Colleges 15

Public, 4-Years Colleges in California 7