Undergraduate Tuition & Fees
$8,112 ($1,152)
Off-campus Living Costs
$20,360
Undergraduate Tuition per Credit Hour
$311 ($46)

2020 Cost of Attendance

The 2020 tuition & fees of MiraCosta College are $1,152 for California residents and $8,112 for out-of-state students. Compare to Public, 4-Years Colleges in California, its tuition & fees are very inexpensive.
Compared to similar schools in rankings such as American River College and Antelope Valley College, tuition & fees of MiraCosta College is average where the average tuition & fees of the schools are $8,369.
The average living cost of the school is $20,360 when a student lives off-campus.

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2020 Tuition & fees

The 2020 undergraduate tuition & fees at MiraCosta College are $1,152 for California residents and $8,112 for out-of-state students. The undergraduate tuition & fees have increased by 2.29% from last year.
The following table and chart show the 2020 tuition & fees and the tuition trends over the last 5 years.

Tuition Trends Table

2020 Tuition & fees
YearTuitionFees
2016$5,736 $48
2017$6,168 $48
2018$6,720 $48
2019$7,296 $48
2020$7,464 $48
2021$8,064 $48

Tuition Trends Chart

2020 Living Costs

The 2020 average living cost is $20,360 including room & board and other living expenses.
The living cost at the school has increased by 11.31% from last year.
The following table and chart show the living costs changes over the last 5 years.

Living Costs Trends

2020 Living Costs(Off-Campus Living)
YearRoom & BoardOther Expenses
2016$11,268$4,158
2017$12,492$4,158
2018$13,296$4,244
2019$13,780$4,512
2020$15,084$5,276
2021$22,088$4,636

Living Costs Trends Chart

2020 Books & Supplies Costs

The 2020 average cost for purchasing books & supplies is $1,972 at MiraCosta College. The books & supplies cost has increased by 2.92% from last year.
The following table and chart show the 2020 books & supplies costs and the trends over the last 5 years.

Books & Supplies Costs Trends

MiraCosta College 2020 Books & Supplies Costs
YearBooks & Supplies Costs
2016$1,710
2017$1,782
2018$1,856
2019$1,916
2020$1,972
2021$1,080

Books & Supplies Costs Trends Chart

2020 Tuition Per Credit Hour

The 2020 undergraduate tuition per credit hour at MiraCosta College is $46 for California residents and $311 for out-of-state students. The undergraduate tuition per credit hour has increased by 2.30% from last year.
The following table and chart show the 2020 tuition per credit hour and its trends over the last 5 years.

Tuition Per Credit Hour Trends Table

2020 Tuition per Credit Hour
YearCalifornia ResidentsOut-of-State
2016$46$239
2017$46$257
2018$46$280
2019$46$304
2020$46$311
2021$46$336

Tuition Per Credit Hour Trends Chart