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MiraCosta College Campus Life

Campus Size

Medium-Sized Campus
Total Undergrads
Including 8,911 Part-time
Degree-Seeking Freshmen
Including 1,309 Part-time

Gender Breakdown:

57% Women
43% Men


Total Varsity Sports


Men's sports coaches (Average salary: $50,800)
Women's sports coaches (Average salary: $50,800)
Athletics Details
Sport Varsity Men Varsity Women Club Intramural
Basketball 14 15 - -
Soccer 26 20 - -


Student Total
American Indian/Alaskan Native 0.7%
Asian/Pacific Islander 8.4%
Black/non-Hispanic 4.3%
Hispanic 22.8%
Non-resident alien 1.0%
Race/Ethnicity unknown 5.8%
Two or more races 3.2%
White/non-Hispanic 53.7%
Percent of students with disability 3% or less

Services & Housing

Services Offered
  • Remedial services for students with learning disabilities
  • Academic/Career counseling
  • Employment services for current students to find part-time positions
  • Daycare on campus for children of students
  • Library on campus
  • No On-Campus Housing
  • No Meal Plan

Clubs & Organizations

We do not have information for clubs or organizations at MiraCosta College

Safety Statistics

Arrests On Campus
Illegal Weapons Possession 0
Drug Law Violation 4
Liquor Law Violation 3
Criminal Offenses On Campus
Personal Crime 0
Property Crime 1
Reviews Dorm Life


Student Responses to Review Topic: Food And Dining
  • 4
  • Susana Martinez
  • Sep-20-2014 I am researching this school and have not visited the campus

    Mira Costa is right in the middle of the city and it is very close to outside school restaurants.

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  • 4
  • Brenda from Oceanside, CA
  • Jun-14-2014 I am a current student here

    The cafeteria food isn't too bad. Nothing really negative to say about it. They have a variety of options for food and drinks which is good. Vending machines offer healthy snacks and we even have a coffee vending machine.

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  • 5
  • Anthony from Vista, CA
  • Apr-09-2014 I am a current student here

    Next to quality education, MiraCosta seems to specialize in great chow, once again at a great price. Food is made to order so its hot, fresh, and to your satisfaction. For those in a hurry, the guys in the back whip up a steady supply of grab-and-go breakfast burritos all morning and pizza in the afternoon.

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  • 5
  • Jessica from Oceanside, CA
  • Mar-01-2014 I am a current student here

    The cafeteria is excellent. From snacks on the go to full course meals for under $10 you will not be disappointed if you choose to eat on campus.

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  • 3
  • Karis from Oceanside, CA
  • Jan-20-2014 I am a current student here

    Good food, but can never locate the salads, not very healthy, and very overpriced. I always bring my own food. I always carry $7 in case I forget lunch and have to purchase something. Blech.

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  • 4
  • Olena from LaMesa, CA
  • Jan-09-2014 I am a current student here

    Good menu with chefs that you can ask to make you something special. Reasonably priced and fresh.

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  • 3
  • C from Vista, CA
  • Dec-21-2013 I am a current student here

    The cafeteria has a few options, not many. It is not a large cafeteria. I would generally buy my food off-campus.

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Student Responses to Review Topic: Greek Life
  • 0
  • Transferring from MCC
  • Jun-30-2013 I am a past student here

    There are a few academic societies to join, but there is no real Greek Life on this commuter campus.

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