SAN MARCOS (October 16, 2015) – Palomar College’s online real estate program is one of the top ten in the nation, according to rankings reported by

The report shows Palomar in fifth place, alongside colleges as far away as Florida. “Spanning the corners of the country, as well as a range of costs, commitments, and specializations, these ten programs all provide a common foundation in teaching the business of real estate, and all will prepare students to test for and obtain their state’s license. The schools on our list are all fully-accredited, not-for-profit institutions,” the report states.

“We are delighted that Palomar’s excellent real esate program is recognized in this way,” said Jackie Martin, chair of the business administration department.

Diane Walters, outreach coordinator for wrote, “Distance learning has found a place in mainstream education and you’ve shown a dedication to building a quality online program for students seeking more flexibility than a traditional campus-based program can provide. Congratulations, this is something to be proud of!”

Melinda Finn, Public Affairs Office, 760-744-1150, ext. 2365,
Laura Gropen, Director, Public Affairs Office, 760_744-1150, ext. 2152,