If you want to apply to College of the Desert, there is no application fee, which means it is free to apply.
Application fees can add up, but some schools do have free applications and students who are struggling to afford application fees may be eligible for an application fee waiver.
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College of the Desert does not offer early decision or early action.
Some students apply to college early because they believe it will help their chances. Early deadlines may increase the chance of being admitted, since applying early shows your are very interested in a school, and your application is being considered before all the regular decision applicants apply.
Getting into College of the Desert is not competitive. College of the Desert has open admissions, which means admission is not competitive and any applicants that met the basic requirements can enroll.
In 2021, College of the Desert **accepted , around 2,017 of the 2,017 students who applied.
Schools that are not competitive to get into, like College of the Desert, accept virtually all applicants regardless of high school rank or test scores. Admissions to nursing program is program moderately difficult.
It is not competitive to be admitted as a transfer student.
Colleges consider a range of factors when choosing who to admit for their next incoming class. Each college decides which factors are are most important in the admissions process. When creating your list of schools to apply to, you may want to consider your strengths and any possible weaknesses in your application, and apply to colleges that put the most emphasis the areas where you're strong.
To apply, all applicants to College of the Desert must submit the following items. Double check with College of the Desert's admissions department to confirm all application materials and requirements.
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Unweighted GPAs range from 4.0 to under 1.0.
College of the Desert doesn't consider ACT or SAT scores as part of the admissions process.
College of the Desert is not test optional. Test optional schools allow students to choose if they want to submit ACT or SAT scores with their applications or not.
For transfer students, it is not competitive to get admitted to College of the Desert. Transfer applications are processed on a on a rolling basis as they are received.
Transfer students can enroll in College of the Desert during the following terms: - Fall Term - Winter Term - Spring Term - Winter Term - Summer Term
Can I defer my acceptance to College of the Desert?
Students who are admitted to College of the Desert must attend in the term they start. Deferring admissions is not encouraged. If you have a unusual circumstance, contact the admissions department.
Does College of the Desert accept transfer credits?
College of the Desert accepts eligible transfer credits from accredited institutions.
Does College of the Desert accept Advanced Placement (AP) or International Baccalaureate (IB) credits?
College of the Desert does not accept International Baccalaureate credits or Advanced Placement (AP) credits.
Do I have to submit test scores to College of the Desert?
College of the Desert is not test optional. Test scores will not be considered during the admissions process, even if you submit them.
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How hard is it to get into College of the Desert? College of the Desert is a open admission institution. The College of the Desert acceptance rate is 100%. This means that the institution accepts 100 out of every 100 applicants.
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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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