College of the Desert is a public school located in the small town setting of Palm Desert, CA.
Founded in 1958, College of the Desert enrolls 10,932 undergrads and no graduate students. The institution runs on a semester academic calendar.
Acceptance rate: 0%
Does not offer early decision.
Doesn't offer early action.
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Admission to College of the Desert is not competitive. College of the Desert accepts around 0 percent of applicants each year. Out of 2,017 applications received, 2,017 students received an admissions offer.
College of the Desert reports that no students were waitlisted or admitted off the waitlist in 2021.
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Out of all the first-year, full-time undergrads who start at College of the Desert, around 68 percent return for their sophomore year.
Compare this to the average six-year graduation rate for colleges and universities in the U.S., which is around 61 percent for public schools and 67 percent for private.
Job placement and student debt statistics for recent graduates can give you a sense of the return on investment a school offers.
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First-Year Applications are Due
The deadline for Fall first-year applications to College of the Desert is Continuous processing.
The deadline for Fall transfer applications to College of the Desert is Continuous processing.
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Wondering what life at College of the Desert is like? There are approximately 11,146 students enrolled at College of the Desert. 40% percent of students attend school full-time, 99% percent are from CA and 1% percent of students are from other states.
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