Colleges in San Marcos, California

There are 5 Colleges in San Marcos, California, serving a population of 93,493 people in an area of 25 square miles. There is 1 College per 18,698 people, and 1 College per 4 square miles.

In California, San Marcos is ranked 62nd of 1798 cities in Colleges per capita, and 78th of 1798 cities in Colleges per square mile.

List of San Marcos Colleges

Find San Marcos, California colleges and universities, such as state, community, public, and private colleges, universities, and technical schools.

California College San Diego 277 Rancheros Drive San Marcos, CA

California State University San Marcos Bookstore 333 South Twin Oaks Valley Road San Marcos, CA

Palomar College 1140 West Mission Road San Marcos, CA

Palomar Institute of Cosmetology 355 Via Vera Cruz San Marcos, CA

University of St. Augustine for Health Sciences 700 Windy Point Drive San Marcos, CA

About San Marcos Colleges

San Marcos Colleges are institutions that offer post-secondary education through a range of degree or vocational programs in San Marcos, CA. Although there are distinctions between the two, the term College in the United States is typically used to refer to both Colleges and Universities. The National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) reports that there are more than 4,700 post-secondary degree-granting institutions in the U.S.

You may contact Colleges & Universities for questions about:
  • San Marcos Public and Private Colleges
  • College admissions and applications
  • Tuition, financial aid, and scholarships
  • Associates degrees, Bachelor's degrees, Master's degrees, Doctoral degrees, and certificate programs
  • ACT and SAT score requirements

San Marcos College Statistics

Find San Marcos College Enrollment, Educational Attainment (Age 25+), and Field of Bachelor's Degree for 1st Major. Data Source: U.S. Census Bureau; American Community Survey, 2017 ACS 5-Year Estimates.

San Marcos College Enrollment
 San MarcosSan Diego County
College/Grad School Enrollment7,988 (28.4%)297,623 (34.0%)
San Marcos Educational Attainment (Age 25+)
 San MarcosSan Diego County
Some College, No Degree11,884 (19.9%)492,290 (22.4%)
Associate's Degree6,323 (10.6%)183,059 (8.3%)
Bachelor's Degree13,762 (23.1%)505,483 (23.0%)
Graduate/Professional Degree6,128 (10.3%)315,431 (14.4%)
San Marcos Field of Bachelor's Degree for 1st Major
 San MarcosSan Diego County
Bachelor's Degree, or Higher19,890820,914
Arts, Humanities & Others4,336 (21.8%)191,266 (23.3%)
Business4,674 (23.5%)157,275 (19.2%)
Education1,597 (8.0%)60,499 (7.4%)
Science & Engineering7,544 (37.9%)346,520 (42.2%)
Science & Engineering Related Fields1,739 (8.7%)65,354 (8.0%)