2020 Tuition, Fees, and Living Costs Analysis

UndergraduatePer Credit HourEarning After Graduation
For academic year 2019-2020, the undergraduate tuition & fees at Palomar College is $1,338 for California residents and $8,898 for out-of-state students.
The undergraduate 2020-2021 estimated tuition & fees is $1,338 for California residents and $9,098 for out-of-state students.
The 2020 undergraduate tuition has been stayed same for California residents and increased by 2.25% for out-of-state rates from the previous year. Off-campus living costs increased by 12.94% from the previous year. The in-state undergraduate tuition and fees at Palomar College are much lower than the average amount ($4,465) and the out-of-state undergraduate tuition and fees are around the average amount of similar schools' tuition ($9,356 - Public Associate's - Public Rural-serving Small).
2019-2020 Undergraduate Tuition & Fees
YearIn-StateOut-of-StateOFF Campus Room & Board, Other Expenses
2018-2019$1,338 $8,702$18,026
2019-2020$1,338$8,898$20,358
Change % 2019-20200.00%2.25%12.94%
2020-2021$1,338$9,098$22,992
***The estimated 2020-2021 costs are based on the costs change rate of last year.
Below table describes the cost per credit hour for part-time students and full-time students who take additional courses more than regular credit hours at Palomar College.
Per Credit Hour Charge (2019-2020)
YearIn-StateOut-of-State
Undergraduate2018-2019$46$304
2019-2020$46$311
2020-2021$46$318
Next table summarizes the average earning by years after graduation for Palomar College graduates. After 6 years of graduation, the mean earning is $27,400 and, after 10 years of graduation, the mean earning is $40,300 for Palomar College graduates.
Mean Earning After Graduation By Time
TotalMaleFemale
6 Years After Graduation$27,400$30,300$25,000
7 Years After Graduation$31,600--
8 Years After Graduation$34,100--
9 Years After Graduation$35,800--
10 Years After Graduation$40,300$45,400$36,700

Palomar College 4 Years Tuition

Tuition & FeesCOAAfter Financial Aid
Based on 4-years changes on tuition & fees, we estimate 4 year tuition at Palomar College for future and perspective students . For the students who admit in Fall 2020, the estimated 4 year tuition is $5,352 for California residents and $40,381 for out-of-state students.
The estimation excludes the book, supplies, and living costs and before receiving any financial aid. See the other tabs for estimating 4 year total costs of attendance and after financial aid. Next table shows the 4 year tuition & fees estimation for next 5 admission years at Palomar College.
4 Years Tuition & Fees at Palomar College
ResidencyFreshmenSophomoreJuniorSenior4 Years Total
Class of 2024 (Admission Fall 2020)In-State$1,338$1,338$1,338$1,338$5,352
Out-of-State$9,353$9,831$10,334$10,862$40,381
Class of 2025 (Admission Fall 2021)In-State$1,338$1,338$1,338$1,338$5,352
Out-of-State$9,831$10,334$10,862$11,418$42,446
Class of 2026 (Admission Fall 2022)In-State$1,338$1,338$1,338$1,338$5,352
Out-of-State$10,334$10,862$11,418$12,002$44,616
Class of 2027 (Admission Fall 2023)In-State$1,338$1,338$1,338$1,338$5,352
Out-of-State$10,862$11,418$12,002$12,615$46,897
Class of 2028 (Admission Fall 2024)In-State$1,338$1,338$1,338$1,338$5,352
Out-of-State$11,418$12,002$12,615$13,261$49,296
Below table shows the 4 year estimation of total costs of attendance (COA) at Palomar College. It includes the tuition & fees, books & supplies costs, room & board charges, and other living expenses.
For the students who admit in Fall 2020, the estimated 4 year COA is $108,101 for California residents and $143,130 for out-of-state students.
Next table shows the 4 year COA estimation for next 5 admission years at Palomar College.
4 years COA at Palomar College
ResidencyFreshmenSophomoreJuniorSenior4 Years Total
Class of 2024 (Admission Fall 2020)In-State$24,934$26,275$27,641$29,088$108,101
Out-of-State$32,949$34,768$36,691$38,722$143,130
Class of 2025 (Admission Fall 2021)In-State$26,275$27,695$29,142$30,676$113,956
Out-of-State$34,768$36,691$38,722$40,868$151,049
Class of 2026 (Admission Fall 2022)In-State$27,695$29,198$30,731$32,356$120,153
Out-of-State$36,691$38,722$40,868$43,136$159,417
Class of 2027 (Admission Fall 2023)In-State$29,198$30,788$32,414$34,136$126,713
Out-of-State$38,722$40,868$43,136$45,532$168,258
Class of 2028 (Admission Fall 2024)In-State$30,788$32,472$34,194$36,020$133,656
Out-of-State$40,868$43,136$45,532$48,064$177,600
Last year, 48 students ( 0.20% of enrolled undergraduate students) received the grant or scholarship aid. It includes any financial aid from federal government, state, local, institute, and other sources known by the institution. It excludes the federal/private student loans.
After receiving the financial aid, the net price for 4 year is $98,021 for California residents and $133,050 for out-of-state students.
Next table shows the 4 year COA estimation with financial aid for next 5 admission years at Palomar College.
4 years COA with Financial Aid at Palomar College
ResidencyFreshmenSophomoreJuniorSenior4 Years Total
Class of 2024 (Admission Fall 2020)In-State$22,414$23,755$25,121$26,568$98,021
Out-of-State$30,429$32,248$34,171$36,202$133,050
Class of 2025 (Admission Fall 2021)In-State$23,755$25,175$26,622$28,156$103,876
Out-of-State$32,248$34,171$36,202$38,348$140,969
Class of 2026 (Admission Fall 2022)In-State$25,175$26,678$28,211$29,836$110,073
Out-of-State$34,171$36,202$38,348$40,616$149,337
Class of 2027 (Admission Fall 2023)In-State$26,678$28,268$29,894$31,616$116,633
Out-of-State$36,202$38,348$40,616$43,012$158,178
Class of 2028 (Admission Fall 2024)In-State$28,268$29,952$31,674$33,500$123,576
Out-of-State$38,348$40,616$43,012$45,544$167,520

2020 Tuition, Fees, and Living Cost Tables and Charts

Next tables and charts illustrate the 2020 tuition, fees, books & supplies, and living costs in detail. We provide the previous 5 years costs so that you can check the increased amounts of each cost item and estimate future year costs. In addition, you can check the financial aid amount including grant, scholarship, and federal student loans for last five years. Use left menu to explore the tuition and college costs information at Palomar College.
Tuition & Fees | Financial Aid
Palomar College 2020 Costs of Attendance
In-StateOut-of-State
Tuition and FeesBook & SuppliesLiving Costs Tuition & FeesBook & SuppliesLiving Costs
Undergraduate$1,338$1,970$20,358$8,898$1,970 $20,358

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