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The College of the Desert

The College of the Desert

43-500 Monterey Ave
Palm Desert, CA 92260
(760) 346-8041

The College of the Desert is a public 2-year institution, founded in 1958. This college, which is 1.1 miles from the center of the city, is in Palm Desert, CA. This college offers students 63 certificates and 61 degrees at the associates level. 9,993 students pursued degrees from the 64 programs at this college in 2010. This college offers subjects including allied health and business administration. It is accredited by the Western Association of Schools and Colleges, Accrediting Commission for Community and Junior Colleges. It is one of 98 community colleges in California.

Student Demographics

This college enrolled 9,993 students in 2010.

Student Demographics

This college enrolled 9,993 students in 2010.

  • Total Enrolled Male: 4497
  • Total Enrolled Female: 5496
  • Undergraduate Male: 4497
  • Undergraduate Female: 5496
Information based on 2010-12 data from the U.S. Department of Education, National Center for Education Statistics.
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