North City is inside the education hub of North County San Diego. Directly adjacent to Cal State University San Marcos’ main campus, North City is a CSUSM sponsor and partner.

Conveniently located across the street, in the heart of North City, is both CSUSM’s Extended Learning Building and the campus-affiliated, Quad Student Housing building.

Explore Pima Medical Institute’s multitude of medical training programs, from physical therapy to veterinary programs and everything in between.


Offering hands-on health care career programs across a variety of health care professions, using state of the art real-world labs and authentic scenarios.

Earn Certifications, an Associate Degree, or Bachelor’s Degree in fields of Dentistry, Health Care Administration, Pharmaceuticals, Phlebotomy, Veterinary Science, Physical Therapy, Nursing, Radiology, and more.
Accepting applications now.

111 Campus Way, San Marcos, CA 92078
Check the link below for hours and programs available.


Extended Learning (EL) at California State University San Marcos serves as the academic outreach arm of the university.  As a unit within the Academic Affairs Division, EL is North San Diego County’s premier provider of continuing education and training programs.  Cal State San Marcos, and—by extension, EL—is accredited by the Western Association of Schools and Colleges.

Extended Learning is a top tier resource of education for individuals in North San Diego and Southwest Riverside counties.

Its educational experience is tailored to the unique needs of their students and includes undergraduate and graduate degrees, global education, professional certificates, online courses and lifelong learning programs.

 288 Campus Way, San Marcos, CA 92078
Click the link below for hours and programs available.


The QUAD is campus-affiliated living for students attending CSUSM. This apartment-style community offers a variety of apartment styles and room options in a modern community conveniently located across the street from the new Extended Learning building in the heart of North City.

Apply today for the upcoming semester.


Coming soon – Fall 2022