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College of the Desert

College of the Desert North Carolina People

College of the Desert is a Public institution located in Palm Desert, CA. The... school has approximatley 10074 undergraduate students. The school offers students 2-year degree opportunities. The average family income of students that are attending this school is $22,261. The average age of students entering College of the Desert is 24. The most popular programs at the College of the Desert are: Liberal Arts And Sciences, General Studies And Humanities (18%), Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services (14%), Health Professions And Related Programs (9%), Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting And Related Protective Services (8%) and Psychology (8%).


Tuition & Fees
$7,663

Below is what you can expect to pay if you are attending the College of the Desert.

Tuition & Fees
$7,663
Books, Supplies, & Living Expenses
$7,361
Total Expected Costs
$15,024

Average Cost for Students on Financial Aid
$8,226
Cost for Students on Financial Aid by Family Income

Depending on the fedaral, state, or institutional grant aid available, students in your income bracket may pay more or less than the overall average costs.

Family Income Average Cost
$0 - $30,000 $8,120
$30,001 - $48,000 $9,443
$48,001 - $75,000 $11,599
$75,001 - $110,000 $0
$110,000 + $0

Below is a detailed breakdown of the student body at the College of the Desert.

10,074 Undergraduate Students

Male Students: 45%

Female Students: 55%

42% Full Time / 58% Part Time

Average Age of Entry : 24

Low Income Students: 38%


Race / Ethnicity

The graduation rate at the College of the Desert is displayed as a percentage of students admitted.

Graduation Rate
26%
Students who Return after their First Year
73%

Below is a list of the degree programs that are offered at the College of the Desert.

Associate Degrees
  • Agriculture, Agriculture Operations, and Related Sciences
  • Natural Resources and Conservation
  • Architecture and Related Services
  • Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs
  • Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services

Certificate/Diploma
  • Agriculture, Agriculture Operations, and Related Sciences
  • Architecture and Related Services
  • Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services
  • Personal and Culinary Services
  • Engineering Technology and Engineering-Related Fields

Most Popular Programs
  • Liberal Arts And Sciences, General Studies And Humanities (18%)
  • Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services (14%)
  • Health Professions And Related Programs (9%)
  • Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting And Related Protective Services (8%)
  • Psychology (8%)