Community College Carlsbad CA

Community College in Carlsbad, CA is always a choice. Many students attending two-year colleges start out knowing that they will eventually transfer to a four-year school to get their bachelor's degree. There are several reasons you may want to consider a community college, too.

San Diego Golf Academy
(760) 734-1208
1910 Shadowridge Drive
Vista, CA
Tuition
Tuition Costs : $14400
School Information
Type of Institution : Two-Year college
Institutional Designation : Private—Proprietary

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California State University - San Marcos
(760) 750-4000
333 S.Twin Oaks Valley Rd
San Marcos, CA
Tuition
Tuition Costs : $7786
School Information
Type of Institution : Comprehensive higher education system
Institutional Designation : Public—State

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Design Institute Of San Diego
(858) 566-1200
8555 Commerce Avenue
San Diego, CA

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University of California, San Diego
(858) 534-4831
9500 Gilman Drive
La Jolla, CA
Tuition
Full-Time Non-Resident Tuition Costs : $20021
School Information
Type of Institution : University
Institutional Designation : Public—State

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Golf Academy of America
1950 Camino Vida Roble Ste. 125
Carlsbad, CA
 
MiraCosta College
(760) 757-2121
One Barnard Drive
Oceanside, CA

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Palomar College
(760) 744-1150
1140 West Mission Road
San Marcos, CA
Tuition
Full-Time Non-Resident Tuition Costs : $4890
School Information
Type of Institution : Two-Year college
Institutional Designation : Public—State and Local

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San Diego Miramar College
(858) 536-7800
10440 Black Mountain Road
San Diego, CA
Tuition
Full-Time Non-Resident Tuition Costs : $4296
School Information
Type of Institution : Two-Year college
Institutional Designation : Public—State and Local

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Gemological Institute of America - Carlsbad
(760) 603-4000
5345 Armada Dr
Carlsbad, CA
# of Undergrads
341
School Information
Private
Setting
Rural

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Golf Academy of America - Carlsbad
(800) 342-7342
1950 Camino Vida Roble, Ste. 125
Carlsbad, CA
Tuition
$13,465.00
# of Undergrads
272
School Information
Private
Setting
Suburban

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Community College

Starting Out at a Two-Year College

Things to think about
Upon graduating from high school, you may not have defined career goals. Not wanting to put your education on hold, you may prefer to avoid paying huge tuition bills while trying to ""find yourself."" As the cost of a university education escalates each year, the option of spending your freshman and sophomore years at a two-year college can be a great way to get started.

You may also consider attending a two-year college if you are unable to meet the initial entrance standards required by the four-year school of your choice. Some of these standards, such as a specified grade point average (GPA), standardized test scores, or knowledge of specific academic subjects, can be remedied at a two-year college. Students who have opted to do this praise the community college system for giving them the chance to be academically ""born again.""

The two- to four-year transfer
If your plan is to attend a two-year college with the ultimate goal of transferring to a four-year school, you will be pleased to know that the importance of the community college path to a bachelor's degree is recognized by all segments of higher education.

Author: Amy Ambler

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