MiraCosta College was founded in 1934. It was originally known as Oceanside-Carlsbad Junior College.
Oceanside Campus: 1 Barnard Drive, Oceanside
San Elijo Campus: 3333 Manchester Avenue, Cardiff
Community Learning Center: 1831 Mission Avenue, Oceanside
Dr. Sunita "Sunny" Cooke
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
Patrick Conahan (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Spartan/ Blue and White
Number of Sports Offered
6 Intercollegiate Sports and 4 Club Sports
Women's Beach Volleyball
Men's Rugby (Club)
Women's Rugby (Club)
Men's Surf (Club)
Women's Surf (Club)
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.
The MiraCosta College surf team competes in the college division of the National Scholastic Surfing Association (NSSA).
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.