All Undergraduate Students Financial Aid

8,737 undergraduate students (73% of all students) have received grants, scholarships, and/or federal student loans at College of the Desert. The percentage of students who received financial aid much higher compared to Public, 2-4 Years Colleges in California.
Compare to similar schools in rankings such as American River College and Antelope Valley College, the percentage of students who received financial aid is much higher (the average of the schools is 57.00%).
The average amount of grants of scholarship aid is $3,670 and the average loan amount is $0. The average financial aid amount is 40.91% of tuition & fees based on out-of-state rate (tuition & fees: $8,970).

Undergraduate Financial Aid by Type

Number Receiving AidPercent Receiving AidTotal Amount of Aid ReceivedAverage Amount of Aid Received
Grant or scholarship aid8,737 73%$32,062,616$3,670
Pell Grants4,676 39%$18,193,619$3,891
Federal Students Loans0 0%$0$0

Undergraduate Student Financial Aid Comparison Chart

First-time (full-time) Undergraduate Students Financial Aid

For the full-time, first-time undergraduate students (freshmen, in most cases), 1,693 students have received one or more types of financial aid at College of the Desert.
The average amount of federal, state, local or institutional grant aid is $4,937 and the average amount of student loans awarded to full-time first-time undergraduate students is $6,648.
The following table shows the financial data by type of aid at College of the Desert.

First-time Undergraduate Financial Aid by Type

Number Receiving AidPercent Receiving AidTotal Amount of Aid ReceivedAverage Amount of Aid Received
Any Financial Aid1,69393%--
Grant or scholarship aid1,693 93%$8,358,150$4,937
Federal Grants1,098 61%$5,322,828$4,848
Pell Grants1,098 61%$5,312,328$4,838
Other Federal Grants11 1%$10,500$955
State/Local Grants1,505 83%$2,700,750$1,795
Institutional Grants840 46%$334,572$398
Student Loans3 0%$19,945$6,648
Federal Student Loans0 0%$0$0
Other Student Loans3 0%$19,945$6,648

Financial Aid by Income Level

The following table summarizes the number of schools receiving financial aid and its average amount by income levels at College of the Desert.
Income Level# of Students# of Students Receiving AidTotal Amount of Aid ReceivedAverage Amount of Aid Received
All Income Level--$7,430,380$6,861
0 - $30,000625 625$4,635,077$7,416
$30,001 - $48,000285 285$2,020,855$7,091
$48,001 - $75,000157 157$719,173$4,581
$75,001 - $110,00016 16$55,275$3,455
$110,001 - more0 0$0$0

Paid Tuition Rates by Residency

At College of the Desert, for the first-time/full-time students, 1,751 students have paid in-state rate of tuition and 62 students have paid out-of-state tuition rate.
# of Students
In-District Rate0
In-State Rate1,751
Out-of-State Rate62
Un-known0

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