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Welcome to San Diego Miramar College: San Diego Promise


The San Diego Promise is a two-year completion program for recent high school graduates enrolled full-time (12 units per semester). The program provides up to two years of free tuition to eligible students. Participation in the Promise program comes with a variety of benefits: an assigned peer mentor, counseling retention & interventions, and additional campus engagement opportunities.




The San Diego Promise application for Fall 2022 is now open!  


The San Diego Promise program is now accepting applications for the Class of 2022 high school graduates entering SDCCD (City, Mesa, and Miramar College) in Fall 2022. Please follow this link for more details and to apply:

If you have questions about the Promise program at San Diego Miramar College, please email


Find out if you are eligible to obtain up to TWO YEARS TUITION FREE!

2022-2023 San Diego Promise Checklist



Eligibility for the San Diego Promise 2022-2023 Cohort: Class of 2022 high school graduate, California resident for tuition purposes or AB540 eligible, and completion of a 2022-2023 FAFSA or California Dream Act.

  • Must be a first-time to college student*
  • Must be a class of 2021 high school graduate** (H.S. Diploma or GED) OR identify with one of the following groups:
    • Foster Youth Student
    • Veteran of U.S. Armed Forces
    • Formerly Incarcerated Student
    • Undocumented Student
  • Must be a California resident or AB 540 eligible
  • Must Complete a 2021-2022 financial aid application (FAFSA or Dream Act)
  • Must be prepared to enroll in a minimum of 12 units each semester (does not apply to students with disability (DSPS) accommodation on file)

*Student who completed college courses while in high school are eligible
** First time to college, class of 2020 high school graduates (H.S. Diploma or GED) maybe eligible

To find out if you may qualify to participate in the San Diego Promise, please submit a Promise application. Your application will be reviewed for eligibility purposes.



  • Up to two years of free tuition and health fees
  • Books grants for eligible students
  • Access to Peer Mentors/Success Coach
  • Individualized counseling guidance support to complete your education goals


PROGRAM REQUIREMENTS to maintain your eligibility*

  • Attend a Promise orientation
  • Sign a Promise contract
  • Enroll in a minimum of 12 units each semester
  • Maintain a 2.0 college GPA
  • Meet with a counselor each semester
  • Complete a comprehensive education plan

*Students that meet the program requirements in their first year may be eligible for a second year


For more information, please visit SDCCD Future Promise Students

Instagram: Follow us at @sdpromise_miramar

If you have questions about the San Diego Promise program at Miramar College, please email