Quick Facts

 

Established

MiraCosta College was founded in 1934. It was originally known as Oceanside-Carlsbad Junior College.

 

Location

Oceanside Campus: 1 Barnard Drive, Oceanside

San Elijo Campus: 3333 Manchester Avenue, Cardiff

Community Learning Center: 1831 Mission Avenue, Oceanside

 

President

Dr. Sunita "Sunny" Cooke

 

Students

Credit Enrollment: 14,500

Noncredit Enrollment: 2,479

 

AA Degrees Granted

Over 50 AA degrees offered, 9 for transfer

 

BA Degree in biotechnology

MiraCosta was one of 15 colleges selected in the state to offer a 4-year degree. MiraCosta College will offer a degree in biotechnology. Enrollment began in fall 2017.

 

MiraCosta College Athletics Quick Facts

 

Athletic Director

Patrick Conahan (pconahan@miracosta.edu)

 

Mascot/School Colors

Spartan/ Blue and White

 

Number of Sports Offered

6 Intercollegiate Sports and 4 Club Sports

Men's Soccer

Women's Soccer

Men's Basketball

Women's Basketball

Women's Volleyball

Women's Beach Volleyball

Men's Rugby (Club)

Women's Rugby (Club)

Men's Surf (Club)

Women's Surf (Club)

 

Conference

Pacific Coast Athletic Conference. Other participating colleges include Imperial Valley, Southwestern, Cuyamaca, Grossmont, San Diego City, San Diego Mesa, San Diego Miramar, Palomar, San Bernardino Valley, Desert and Mt. San Jacinto.

 

Surf Team

The MiraCosta College surf team competes in the college division of the National Scholastic Surfing Association (NSSA).

 

Rugby Club

The Rugby Club competes in the Gold Coast Conference and the NSCRO national tournament. In 2018 the men's rugby club team won the NSCRO National Championship.