College of the Desert
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About College of the Desert
College of the Desert is a Public, 2-4 years college located in Palm Desert, California. College of the Desert ranked 278th in Community Colleges.
It has a total enrollment of 10,932 (all undergraduate) and student to faculty ratio is 30 to 1. It is a Associate's - Public Rural-serving Small school by Carnegie Classification and its highest degree is Associate's degree.
College of the Desert is accredited by Western Association of Schools and Colleges, Accrediting Commission for Community and Junior Colleges.
|Address||43-500 Monterey Ave, Palm Desert, CA 92260|
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|School Type||Public, 2-4 years|
|Carnegie Category||Associate's - Public Rural-serving Small|
|Highest Degree Offered||Associate's degree|
College of the Desert has an open admission policy (any students can attend with high school diploma or a certificate of attendance or General Educational Development (GED) certificate). Contact the school to get more information.
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Tuition & Fees
The 2022 tuition & fees at College of the Desert is $1,326 for California residents and $8,970 for out-of-students.
|Undergraduate Tuition & Fees||$1,326||$8,970|
*Data Source: 2021-2022 Tuition & Fees - National Center for Education Statistics (NCES)
A total of 10,932 students have enrolled for academic year 2020-2021. Among them, 10,522 students have enrolled online exclusively to earn their degrees. You can check student population by gender, age, race/ethnicity, attending status, and online learning.
Offered Degrees and Programs
|Number of programs||99 Programs|
|Offered Degrees/Programs||1 Year Certificate|
2 Year Certificate
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