Military Quick Facts

  • BAH Rate
    $2,547
  • Yellow Ribbon Program
    NO
  • Approved for Tuition Assistance
    YES
  • Offers College Credit for Military Experience
    YES
  • Awards Credit for CLEP Exam
    YES
  • Awards Credit for DSST Exam
    YES

Palomar College is a two year, public college in San Marcos, California. Palomar offers students associate’s degrees, certificates of achievement, and certificates of proficiency.

Palomar College Veteran and Military Support Programs

Active duty military personnel and their family who are stationed in the local area are granted in-state residency which translates to in-state tuition prices.

Palomar veteran and military support programs:

About Palomar College

Palomar College is located roughly 30 miles north of San Diego. With 30,000 students, 6 additional education centers scattered around the northern part of the county, and 200 degree and certificate programs, Palomar meets the professional and personal needs of a large portion of northern California.

Palomar participates in transfer agreements with both the California State University and the University of California systems for students in all five of their academic divisions: Arts, Media, Business and Computer Systems; Career, Technical and Extended Education; Language and Literature; Mathematics and The Natural Health and Sciences; and Social and Behavioral Sciences.

Students from Palomar studying in these disciplines can easily transfer to any California State University or University of California campus and be guaranteed to bring all of their credits with them.

In order to meet the needs of working students, Palomar offers fast track classes for students who wish to move through their programs quickly, self-paced classes that let students to move either slowly, quickly, or intermittently as their other commitments allow, and late start classes that begin after the first week of the semester.

Some of the more unique concentrations offered at Palomar include American Indian Studies, American Sign Language, Fire Technology, and Zoology.

Occupational and non-credit programs include Construction Inspection, Electro-Mechanical Equipment Technician, Public Works Management, Wastewater Technology Education, and Water Technology Education.

With such a wide range of choices, students can enroll in classes as diverse as Recreational Leadership, Tagalog, Digital 3D Design and Modeling, Preventive Dentistry, and Inductance and Capacitance Theory and Codeology.

Although the on-site facilities are not as extensive as they would be at a residential school, computers are available for student use at the Academic Technology Computer Labs on the ground floor of the college library. Four specialized computers are available for disabled students. Wireless laptops are also available for in-class uses such as project demonstrations or group research.

Military and Veteran Costs
  • Tuition Cost
    $ 1,338/yr
  • GI Bill Coverage
    - $ 1,338/yr
  • Yellow Ribbon Coverage
    N/A
  • Student Veteran Cost
    $ 0/yr

Military/Veteran Support

  • BAH
    $2,547
  • Campus SVA Chapter
    YES
  • Full-Time Veteran Counselor On Campus
    YES
  • Signed VA Principles Of Excellence
    NO
  • Club/Association for Veterans
    YES
  • Veteran Upward Bound Program
    NO
  • 8 Keys to Veterans' Success
    YES
  • Offers ROTC Program
    NO
Academic Support
  • Offers College Credit for Military Experiences
    YES
  • Awards Credit for CLEP Exam
    YES
  • Awards Credit for DSST Exam
    YES
Financial Support
  • Comply with The Veterans's Choice Act
    YES
  • Approved for Tuition Assistance
    YES
  • Yellow Ribbon Program
    NO
  • Scholarships for Military
    NO
  • Reduced Tuition for Military
    NO
Costs
  • Undergraduate
    $1,338
    In State
    $7,386
    Out of State
  • Graduate
    $0
    In State
    $0
    Out of State
  • Cost Per Credit
    N/A
    In State
    N/A
    Out of State
  • Textbooks
    $1,854
Student Population
  • Student Count
    21,431
    Undergarduate
    0
    Graduate
    1,428
    GI Bill Students
  • Male
    55%
    Population
  • Female
    45%
    Population
Affiliation
  • Religious
    No Religious Affiliation
  • Ethnicity
  • Gender
    Coed School
School Information
  • College Type
    PUBLIC
  • Setting
    Suburb
  • Accrediation Type
    REGIONAL
  • Duration
    2 Year
  • Calendar
    SEMESTERS
  • Online Undergraduate
    YES
  • Online Graduate
    NO
Average Scores
  • Avg. Accepted

4.1

(127 Review)

Nina Fridley

1 week ago

I found it's an amazing experience, the priceds are very reasonable too. I recommend this amazing University.

Nina Fridley

1 week ago

I found it's an amazing experience, the priceds are very reasonable too. I recommend this amazing University.

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