The San Marcos Campus of California College San Diego
We Do It For You
Visit our campus where you’ll find everything you need to launch a new career or get ahead in your current one. We offer Associate’s and Bachelor’s degrees in Healthcare, Technology, and Business, with programs that are designed for gainful employment. You’ll enjoy smaller class sizes and caring instructors who work with you to help you succeed.
We are a military-friendly school! Call us to find out which VA education programs you may qualify for. Let us assist you in turning your military experience into college credit.
If you dream of a better life and more rewarding career, call us or fill out the form. We will get to work finding all the financial aid, grants, and scholarships you may qualify for to make college more affordable and your career goals a reality!
California College San Diego (CCSD)
San Marcos Campus
277 Rancheros Drive, Suite 200,San Marcos, CA 92069
Phone: (760) 621-4333
Hours: Mon-Thurs: 9:00am -7:00pm
Fri: 9:00am – 4:00pm
From the 78 freeway, take the Twin Oaks Valley Rd. exit and turn right (heading north). Go to San Marcos Blvd. and turn right. Go past LA Fitness. The San Marcos campus is located on the right-hand side of Rancheros Dr. (across the street from the Hometown Buffet) in a three-story light brown building.
What Makes Us Different?
Focus on YOU
Because we are a nonprofit institution, we are invested in your success. We’re there for you … from the moment you enter our doors, we’ll assist you through the admissions process, provide tutoring at no additional cost, and job search assistance¹ as you prepare to graduate. As a refresher, you can even come back and audit classes in your program after you graduate at no additional cost.
Flexibility and Convenience
We know your schedule is already full. That’s why we offer day and evening classes, plus blended courses that combine in-class/online instruction. Courses and degrees are also offered fully online by our affiliate, Independence University. Because we take needless electives out of our programs, you can graduate faster than at traditional colleges and universities—just 36 months for a Bachelor’s degree!
More Affordable Education
Our financial planners are experts at finding all the traditional financial aid as well as scholarships² you may qualify for. In addition, we have no hidden fees. That means lab supplies, learning materials, tutoring, parking, and uniforms are provided at no additional cost. We’ll even provide a new laptop you can use in class and keep when you graduate!
Work in a rewarding field that is on the rise and continues to grow at a rapid pace!³ For ambitious job seekers, the booming healthcare industry offers a variety of rewarding career opportunities. Earn an Associate’s degree in Medical Specialties. Or you can complete your Bachelor’s degree in Healthcare Administration.
Not currently accepting applications in Medical Specialties or Healthcare Administration.
High-tech occupations offer ambitious job seekers exciting opportunities to grow their careers. We offer Associate’s degrees in Computer Programming and Computer Technology & Networking. Or you can choose to earn a Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science with a Networking and Information Systems Security emphasis or Software and Mobile Applications Development emphasis.
Join the competitive, fast-paced, and constantly changing world of business! We offer an Associate’s degree in Business Management & Accounting as well as a Bachelor’s degree in Accounting. You can also earn a Bachelor’s in Business Administration, or choose Business Administration with an emphasis in Human Resources or New Media Marketing.
California College San Diego, San Marcos Campus is a branch campus operating since 2012. We are centrally located in the heart of San Marcos and enjoy the warmer inland weather; however, we are still just 20 minutes from the beautiful beaches of Carlsbad, California.
To help you get the most from your education, our campus features a contemporary learning environment where you’ll enjoy a relaxing student lounge and new labs for hands-on training. In addition, we are equipped with Wi-Fi throughout the campus.
Why Choose The San Marcos Campus At California College San Diego?
Top 10 Nominee for San Diego Union-Tribune Reader’s Poll 2018 in the Career Colleges category.
California College San Diego was voted “Best Career College 2016” by San Diego CityBeat.
San Marcos Campus was awarded the “Patriotic Employer year” by the Office of the Secretary of Defense.
California College San Diego was voted “Best Career College 2016” by San Diego Reader.
To enhance our students’ experience, we offer the following clubs: Business Club, Healthcare Club, and Computer Club.
We hold monthly student-focused events to maintain the close, family-like relationship between students, staff, and administration.
Academic recognition—presented quarterly, yearly, and at graduation.
Testing and Certification
Testing and Certification
San Marcos Campus is a licensed testing center for: Pearson Vue, CompTIA, National Healthcare Association, CISCO Systems, Microsoft, QuickBooks, Clinical Care Medical Assistant certification, and more!
We offer free GED® tutoring services and cover the cost of the GED® test.⁴
We hosted a two-day boot camp for Patient Care Technician certification, typically a nine-month program, and had a 90% pass rate!
We support our veteran population with an on-site VA certifying official.
We host quarterly VA luncheons with the goal of answering any questions students may have regarding their military benefits.
We are conveniently located just 20 minutes from Camp Pendleton.
We are military friendly! Thirty percent of our student population is veteran.
Campus Partnerships & Affiliations
Campus Partnerships & Affiliations
North San Diego Business Chamber
Escondido Chamber of Commerce
San Marcos Chamber of Commerce
Camp Pendleton (Memorandum of Understanding)
North County Works
“The students that come here … they’re ready to get a job right now. That’s a good thing. You don’t have to wait four, five, six years. You do your couple of years and you’re good. You’re out into the workforce.”
California College San Diego is accredited by the Accrediting Commission of Career Schools and Colleges (ACCSC). ACCSC is an accrediting agency recognized by the U.S. Department of Education.