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Palomar College

Palomar College offers over 250 degree and certificate programs; there is something for just about everyone.

Get on the road to success at Palomar College, celebrating more than 70 years of providing higher education to hundreds of thousands of students. The comprehensive community college offers more than 250 associate degree and certificate programs, and has classes offered in a variety of formats, including traditional, online, and Fast Track. Palomar offers a complete range of student services including counseling, scholarships, veterans services, financial aid, and support for students who are the first in their families to attend college. In addition to the San Marcos location, classes are offered at Palomar’s Escondido Education Center, along with sites at Camp Pendleton, Fallbrook, Pauma, and Mt. Carmel High School.

Draw inspiration from this contemporary art gallery serving Palomar College and North San Diego County. The campus gallery, open to the public, features work by emerging and established local, national, and international artists. Exhibitions showcase nearly every art medium and style, from traditional painting and drawing to digital media, and rotate every few weeks. A faculty art and photography show is held in the late fall while a student art and photography exhibition runs in the spring. Open Mon.-Fri. during the school year.

Enjoy cultural offerings and experience top-notch talent at Palomar College in North San Diego County. Performing arts include music, theater and dance, with various concerts and shows held throughout the semester. For a schedule, visit The school also hosts rotating art and photography exhibitions at Boehm Gallery ( The impressive student art and photography exhibition runs in the spring. The College’s outstanding athletics program includes 22 competitive sports teams for a schedule, visit Also stroll through the Edwin and Frances Hunter Arboretum, the college’s botanical garden where you can enjoy nature ( Or take in the Palomar College Planetarium, a state-of-the-art venue that uses digital technology to recreate the night sky and astronomical bodies. The planetarium is open to the public on Friday evenings, and weather permitting guests may enjoy free viewing through its telescopes (


Located in San Marcos

1140 W Mission Rd
San Marcos, CA
(760) 744-1150
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