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Palomar College Tuition & Costs

Your Estimated Price

$15,928 Annual Cost to Attend

Cost Breakdown
$1,288 tuition
$12,826 off campus room & board
$1,764 books and supplies
$50 fees
(Based on stats from 2016/2017)

$21,668 Annual Cost to Attend

Cost Breakdown
$7,028 tuition
$12,826 off campus room & board
$1,764 books and supplies
$50 fees
(Based on stats from 2016/2017)
Estimated Net Price
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Average Aid

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Tuition Trends

Historical Tuition and Fees, with Projected Future Amounts

Future projections are based on past four years' data averaging 0.251% annual change in in-state tuition and fees and 9.51% change in out-of-state tuition and fees. Amounts shown are estimates only and not guaranteed. For a better estimate, contact the college directly.

Financial Aid

Annual Aid Awarded
Average Amount Percent Awarded
Grant or Scholarship Aid $4,616 61%
Federal Grant Aid $4,723 39%
Pell Grants $4,593 39%
Other Federal Grants $497 10%
Institution Grant Aid - 0%
State Grant Aid $1,615 60%
Student Loans $2,928 1%
Federal Loans $2,928 1%
Other Loans - 0%

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Financial Aid Timeline
Financial aid priority deadline: April 1
Financial aid deadline: -
College will notify student of financial aid decisions on or about: -
Student must reply to financial aid decision by: -
Financial Aid Contact Info
1140 W. Mission
San Marcos, CA 92069-1487
(760) 744-1150
Costs Per Credit Hour
In State $46
Out of State $251


Student Responses to Review Topic: Bang for the buck
  • 5
  • Miguel from Escondido, CA
  • Oct-06-2014 I am a current student here

    Community college will always save you some dough. My tuition cost was less than my textbooks, and if you wanna save money on those than you can always just shop for texts online. Very affordable experience.

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  • 4
  • Anonymous
  • Mar-09-2014 I am a current student here

    Courses are informative, teachers are great, people are friendly, the food is tasty, and the location is great for not too high of a price.

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  • 5
  • Dean from Escondido, CA
  • Feb-10-2014 I am a current student here

    It is a community college and much cheaper to get your general education and then transfer to finish your degree. The professors I have had really have made my college experience there enjoyable and have pushed me to get ready to transfer. Also, books and supplies are not too expensive and food all around the campus is pretty cheap.

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