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Fortunately for you, Oceanside, CA offers a number of great schools to choose from. It's just a matter of finding the right program and study subject for you!


 

Oceanside College and University Demographics

Oceanside's 2 colleges and universities offer a total of 76 degree and certificate programs for you to choose from, in fields ranging from business administration and management, general to human services, general to geology/earth science, general.

Oceanside's top-ranked school is Oceanside College of Beauty. In 2010, it received a nationwide rank of 66th. Approximately 123 students are currently enrolled at Oceanside College of Beauty. Approximately 100% of students studying at Oceanside College of Beauty choose to study Beauty, making it the most popular course of study at the school.

Tuition

Average tuition for students at Oceanside colleges and universities is $334 per year. MiraCosta College charges students $668 per year in tuition, which is the highest tuition rate in Oceanside. MiraCosta College has the lowest tuition rate at $668 per year.

Financial Aid

Oceanside college students received $6,097,299 in grants, loans, and scholarships in 2008. Institutional grants and scholarships accounted for $5,978,171 of the total. The school giving the most institutional grants and scholarships in Oceanside was MiraCosta College, which gave students $3,814,191 in institutional financial aid.

Oceanside Student Demographics

In 2010, there were 13,660 students enrolled in colleges and universities in the city of Oceanside. This is 0% of the total number of students enrolled in colleges throughout the state of California. The school with the highest number of student enrolled in Oceanside was MiraCosta College, with 13,537 students. Oceanside College of Beauty, with only 123 students, had the lowest total enrollment in Oceanside.

Graduation and Retention Rates

Approximately 67% of students who enroll as first year students at Oceanside schools return to complete their second year. The graduation rate for Oceanside schools is approximately 53%. The Oceanside college with the highest graduation rate is Oceanside College of Beauty, which has a graduation rate of 75%. The Oceanside college with the lowest graduation rate is MiraCosta College, which has a graduation rate of 30%.

Diversity

Approximately 59% of students enrolled in Oceanside schools are female. 61% of Oceanside college students are 24 years old or younger. In 2009, 47% of Oceanside college students identified themselves as belonging to a racial or ethnic minority. The highest percentage of diverse students in Oceanside in 2009 was at MiraCosta College, which had a minority student population that was 47% of the total student population of the school.

Oceanside Faculty Demographics

In 2010, Oceanside colleges and universities employed a total of 915 faculty. The ratio of female to male faculty was [Female Faculty Ratio] to [Male Faculty Ratio] for Oceanside schools. And 15% of faculty were from ethnically diverse backgrounds.

Oceanside schools had an average faculty to student ratio of 1 to 21 in 2009. Institute of Transpersonal Psychology had the highest faculty to student ratio, of schools in Oceanside, with 1 to 1.

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Distance School City State Rating Acceptance Rate Student Population
28 miles from location MiraCosta College Oceanside CA 17.1854 n/a 13,537
32 miles from location Oceanside College of Beauty Oceanside CA 33.9904 93% 123
 
 

Need a little help deciding on what to study?

We've ranked the top 50 jobs in Oceanside, CA to help you find the right study subject
that fits your interest!

Rank Occupation Num of Jobs Avg Salary Avg Salary (Nat'l) Job Growth (Past 5 Yrs)
1
Retail Salespersons+ 39,090 $25,760 $25,000 -16.0%
2
Office Clerks, General+ 30,100 $30,760 $28,240 -13.6%
3
Registered Nurses+ 21,100 $84,230 $67,720 21.2%
4
General and Operations Managers+ 20,020 $128,980 $113,100 4.9%
5
Executive Secretaries and Executive Administrative Assistants+ 16,180 $47,040 $45,860
6
Bookkeeping, Accounting, and Auditing Clerks+ 15,000 $38,890 $35,340 -8.5%
7
First-Line Supervisors of Office and Administrative Support Workers+ 14,130 $55,260 $50,770 -5.0%
8
Security Guards+ 11,660 $27,250 $26,870 -6.2%
9
Elementary School Teachers, Except Special Education+ 11,070 $71,480 $54,330 -9.3%
10
First-Line Supervisors of Retail Sales Workers+ 10,850 $41,660 $39,890 3.3%
11
Secretaries and Administrative Assistants, Except Legal, Medical, and Executive+ 9,860 $36,860 $32,000 2.4%
12
Accountants and Auditors+ 9,660 $74,210 $68,960 -4.7%
13
Medical Secretaries+ 8,850 $33,730 $31,820 202.0%
14
Cooks, Restaurant+ 8,650 $25,750 $23,260 -3.2%
15
Cooks, Fast Food+ 8,580 $19,790 $18,540 5.0%
16
Nursing Aides, Orderlies, and Attendants+ 8,460 $26,230 $25,140 28.6%
17
Medical Assistants+ 7,640 $31,570 $29,760 44.7%
18
Construction Laborers+ 7,070 $37,980 $33,590 -40.3%
19
Management Analysts+ 6,950 $88,890 $87,260 40.4%
20
Software Developers, Applications+ 6,730 $96,130 $90,410
21
Lawyers+ 5,900 $138,280 $129,440 8.3%
22
Carpenters+ 5,540 $51,860 $43,890 -61.6%
23
Licensed Practical and Licensed Vocational Nurses+ 5,490 $48,420 $41,360 23.6%
24
Electricians+ 5,480 $51,500 $51,810 -0.4%
25
Financial Managers+ 5,470 $122,900 $116,970 -1.8%
26
Medical Scientists, Except Epidemiologists+ 5,160 $86,500 $86,710 70.9%
27
Billing and Posting Clerks+ 4,930 $36,800 $33,270 22.0%
28
Police and Sheriff's Patrol Officers+ 4,820 $71,290 $55,620 -16.5%
29
Sales Managers+ 4,810 $109,470 $114,110 25.9%
30
First-Line Supervisors of Construction Trades and Extraction Workers+ 4,710 $76,290 $62,260 -15.3%
31
Automotive Service Technicians and Mechanics+ 4,640 $43,980 $38,200 -19.0%
32
Middle School Teachers, Except Special and Career/Technical Education+ 4,540 $70,480 $54,880 -28.2%
33
Home Health Aides+ 4,450 $22,800 $21,760 29.7%
34
Computer Programmers+ 4,170 $77,680 $74,900
35
Dental Assistants+ 3,810 $35,640 $34,140 4.4%
36
Plumbers, Pipefitters, and Steamfitters+ 3,780 $55,560 $50,360 -35.3%
37
Postsecondary Teachers, All Other+ 3,780 $66,920 $71,280 29.0%
38
Civil Engineers+ 3,640 $88,220 $82,280 -4.5%
39
Food Service Managers+ 3,620 $52,490 $52,220 17.2%
40
Educational, Guidance, School, and Vocational Counselors+ 3,470 $59,560 $55,970 47.7%
41
Preschool Teachers, Except Special Education+ 3,470 $31,320 $29,200 -11.0%
42
Purchasing Agents, Except Wholesale, Retail, and Farm Products+ 3,450 $65,950 $60,160 8.5%
43
Computer and Information Systems Managers+ 3,310 $127,160 $123,280 9.2%
44
Physicians and Surgeons, All Other+ 3,300 $214,210 $180,870 89.7%
45
Architectural and Engineering Managers+ 3,160 $140,080 $125,900 -15.1%
46
Paralegals and Legal Assistants+ 3,020 $57,960 $49,640 28.0%
47
Legal Secretaries+ 2,980 $48,170 $43,270 -15.3%
48
Mechanical Engineers+ 2,970 $87,660 $82,480 11.7%
49
Hairdressers, Hairstylists, and Cosmetologists+ 2,940 $24,530 $26,510 14.8%
50
Managers, All Other+ 2,820 $112,570 $102,160 -26.0%