SAN MARCOS (September 9, 2016) – There is still time to start and complete coursework this semester at Palomar College. Fall Late Start classes have various start dates in September, October, November and December.  Fast Track, offered in either eight-week or twelve-week sessions, begin Sept. 20 and Oct. 17. All of these classes end by Dec. 17.

These classes provide a fast and affordable way to earn college credits.  Many students utilize Fast Track classes to complete prerequisites during the fall so they can qualify for enrollment in desired classes in the spring. More than 150 classes have space available this semester. Subject areas include math, English, history, American Indian studies, economics, business, counseling, political science, philosophy, Spanish, speech, computer science and theatre arts (to name just a few).

A complete listing of Palomar College fall Fast Track and Late Start classes can be viewed on the College’s website at Students must complete the online application for admission, and may also register for classes at the same website.

Tuition for California residents is $46 per credit unit. For additional information go to

High school students age 15 and up can acquire units toward high school graduation or start earning college credits through basic general education courses. Tuition is free for currently enrolled public school students. High school students who wish to enroll in Palomar College classes must submit a K-12 Student/Graduation Verification of Minor form and a Health Services Consent for Treatment of Minor Student form, available through area high schools or online at

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Melinda Finn, Public Affairs Office, 760-744-1150, ext. 2365
Laura Gropen, Public Affairs Office, 760-744-1150, ext. 2152