Palm Desert, CA
College of the Desert


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Recent Reviews

Ruby
What is your overall opinion of this school?

Overall, I have enjoyed my time at COD a lot. I have met great professors that sparked so much interest in areas I never thou...

What is your overall opinion of this school?

Overall, I have enjoyed my time at COD a lot. I have met great professors that sparked so much interest in areas I never thought I would care about. There are lots of ways to get involved, get help, or get volunteering. Being able to attend this school tuition free has been an incredible opportunity.

Carolina
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I Believe that the campus in the ambient is extremely comfortable and welcoming. The people and the professors are very warm ...

What is your overall opinion of this school?

I Believe that the campus in the ambient is extremely comfortable and welcoming. The people and the professors are very warm and make me feel safe. There are various opportunities for people that have diverse interests such as sports, the arts, film, etc.

Kayla
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It is a good school for anyone to be a part of. Some professors love their job, while others aren't very good at teaching. T...

What is your overall opinion of this school?

It is a good school for anyone to be a part of. Some professors love their job, while others aren't very good at teaching. The website RateMyProfessor is a great way to know how classes will be with certain professors. My college experience has been okay so far, but i have had a few bad experiences with some professors. Choose your classes wisely.

Elinor
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I believe this college is the best money can buy. They let you attend for the first two years free, you only have to pay for ...

What is your overall opinion of this school?

I believe this college is the best money can buy. They let you attend for the first two years free, you only have to pay for books. The campus is beautiful and there are numerous things to do on and off campus. We have a street fair every weekend and many people bring their families and enjoy themselves. We have the McCallum Theater nearby, which has plenty of opportunities to watch a play or attend a concert. I have been accepted into Phi Theta Kappa for having a 4.0 for three consecutive semesters and I am very proud of my accomplishments. I could not have done it without the help of my peers and teachers for pushing me.

Liliana
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I love this school. I believe that this school has helped me significantly in getting where I want to be. Every college has i...

What is your overall opinion of this school?

I love this school. I believe that this school has helped me significantly in getting where I want to be. Every college has its ups and downs but this school always manages to reaffirm my faith in. Most of the professors are always going above and beyond to make sure that all of their students succeed in their goals. The school also offers many monetary programs and scholarships to help you pay for your classes.

Stephanie
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Given that College of the Desert is a community college, my overall opinion on this school is that it is a great community co...

What is your overall opinion of this school?

Given that College of the Desert is a community college, my overall opinion on this school is that it is a great community college. There is a variety of groups and programs to help and ensure that students get the attention and resources they need.

Adam
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Attending College of the Desert is currently the best academic decision that I have ever made. It is a great campus with many...

What is your overall opinion of this school?

Attending College of the Desert is currently the best academic decision that I have ever made. It is a great campus with many bright and caring professors that want you to succeed and move on to the next level in higher education. It also helps financially as a student who is trying to transfer to a 4-year university and earn a Bachelor's degree.

Joshua
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college of the desert is an awesome place the campus is huge compared to the previous college I attended I definitely would r...

What is your overall opinion of this school?

college of the desert is an awesome place the campus is huge compared to the previous college I attended I definitely would recommend people to attend their school 10/10 would recommend;) I am very satisfied with the classes I took over this semester

kailey
What is your overall opinion of this school?

College of the Desert has been a prominent stepping stone on my path of transferring to a University. Coming here has helped ...

What is your overall opinion of this school?

College of the Desert has been a prominent stepping stone on my path of transferring to a University. Coming here has helped ease the transition of going from a small high school to a large campus to a degree. However, while I was able to complete my general education and successfully transfer out, I found the advice of counselors futile and differing between their colleagues. Resources for career-oriented opportunities are scarce and campus clubs/organizations are little more than paper organizations for transcripts. While the administration lacked proper resources and aid for students, many of the professors go above and beyond for their students to ensure their success not only in the class but outside the classroom as well. It was through the help of many of my professors that I was able to get involved in organizations geared towards my major and ultimately got on the right track to transfer out. One of my biggest takeaways in attending College of the Desert has been the opportunity to develop friendships with classmates who are straight out of high school all the way to classmates who outside of the classroom are entrepreneurs, parents, medical professionals, et al. These friendships have enriched the classroom experience and offer many different perspectives in classroom discussions. College of the Desert has played a major role in my development and will continue to be a stepping stone for future students, despite the areas where it may fall short.

Marvin
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I have had experience with night class taken concurrently last year with my junior year of high school. I was in the band fo...

What is your overall opinion of this school?

I have had experience with night class taken concurrently last year with my junior year of high school. I was in the band for COD playing along side local notables. My professor was my high school band director of the time and now he has moved to another high school but I will again take band when I rejoin COD in the Fall.

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  • $1,327
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