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In the past 80 years, MiraCosta College has grown from a small college of 120 students located on a high school campus, to a three-campus college serving more than 18,000 credit and noncredit students. Take a look at our interactive timeline and see for yourself all that has changed!


April 24, 2014 || 12:30-1:30 p.m.

Oceanside Campus, in front of the library

May 1, 2014 || 12:30-1:30 p.m.

San Elijo Campus, in front of the library

May 8, 2014 || 7 p.m.

Community Learning Center, inside Lobby


Through-the-ages Fashion Show and Historical Review featuring the MiraCosta College Backstage Players and the MiraCosta College Theatre Department.

Free Photo Booth! Get your photo snapped wearing your best period pieces.

Free Food provided by the MiraCosta College Bookstore.

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MiraCosta College History

Time passes, we live and work from day to day and don't realize how much has changed. But then you reach a milestone and it prompts you to look back--and that's when you notice the changes. As MiraCosta College marks its 80th year of serving residents of North San Diego County, it's amazing to see how the college has evolved and how many lives it has touched.

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Alumni Remember

Over the past 80 years, hundreds of thousands of North San Diego County residents have attended MiraCosta College, where they transformed their lives through education. Some have gone on to own their own businesses, play professional sports or become MiraCosta College faculty. We invite you to meet two of our alumni each month, listen to their stories, and experience the pride they feel in calling MiraCosta College their alma mater.