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College of the Desert Cost

Net Price

Net Price
$8,683/ year
National
$15,431
Net Price by Household Income
  • <$30k
    $7,502/ year
  • $30-48k
    $8,086/ year
  • $49-75k
    $10,248/ year
  • $76-110k
    $12,575/ year
  • $110k+

Net price is the average cost after financial aid for students receiving grant or scholarship aid, as reported by the college.

Sticker Price

In-State Tuition
$1,336/ year
Out-of-State Tuition
$6,656/ year
Average Housing Costs
Average Meal Plan Cost
Books & Supplies
$1,764/ year
Tuition Guarantee Plan
No
Tuition Payment Plan
No
Prepaid Tuition Plan
No

Loans

Students Taking Out Loans
1%
Average Loan Amount
$4,591/ year
National
$7,033

Financial Aid

Any Financial Aid
78%
Average Total Aid Awarded
$5,088/ year
National
$7,271
Students Receiving Aid
  • Federal Grant Aid
    61%
  • State Grant Aid
    75%
  • Institution Grant Aid
    1%
  • Pell Grant
    61%
Average Aid Awarded
  • Federal Grant Aid
    $4,461
  • State Grant Aid
    $1,615
  • Institution Grant Aid
    $1,100
  • Pell Grant Amount
    $4,447
Poll
Which statement best describes your financial aid experience at this school?
Based on 104 responses
  • It went smoothly, and I received the financial aid I needed.
    48%
  • The process was a hassle, but I received the financial aid I needed.
    15%
  • It was an absolute headache, and it took multiple attempts to receive any aid.
    8%
  • It is an ongoing process that I am still dealing with.
    13%
  • I did not apply for financial aid.
    15%
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