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Academic Rigor
3.6522
Dorm Life
1.7347
Food and Dining
3.2745
Bang for the buck
4.5000
Clubs and Activities
4.2000
Campus Safety
4.2941
Most Helpful Review for College of the Desert
  • Category: In three sentences
  • Review by: Courtney from Cathedral City, CA
  • 3 out of 3 people found this review helpful

it's very laid back and easy going. the students come from all different backgrounds of life. you learn a lot from the time your there.

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Student Responses to Review Topic: in 3 Sentences
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  • Sabrina - La Quinta, CA
  • I am a past student here

    College of the Desert has many resources for students to reach their goals, not only academically but through networking and so forth. Their programs are limited but it is a great school for getting through general education and selective professors are really helpful, others not so much. Rate my professor is a best friend, but the environment is always beautiful and the food is not the best but still good if you’re not picky. Overall I love my school because it’s trying its best to improve the lives of students and create a better future.

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  • Alonzo - Joshua Tree, CA
  • I am a current student here

    College of the Desert has a wealth of resources available for students to succeed in their education. Mostly great staff, although several members are the exceptions. As long as a student remains on top of their work, they won’t experience many problems here.

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  • Blake from Palm Desert, CA
  • I am a current student here

    College of the Desert has everything I need. It has preparations for doing a career. It also has good stores and classes.

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  • Katie from Palm Desert, CA
  • I am a current student here

    The classes and school in general are very crowded and understaffed. Some of the professors are excellent with extensive knowledge of their subject and an impressive career history; others will leave you questioning the qualifications needed to teach there. Overall, no better or worse than the average California community college.

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  • Sara from Palm Desert, CA
  • I am a past student here

    College of the Desert had a lot of helpful professors and staff, you just have to know where to look. Some professors make the class too easy though, and I feel like that's not preparing us for University. It's great for people who need certifications, nursing, and even an AA degree.

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  • Alexandra from Palm Desert, CA
  • I am a current student here

    This college provides excellent programs for students looking to transfer. This college provides outstanding programs for undergraduate students majoring in the communications program. This college is a well rounded institution for all of those who attend.

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  • Jose from Desert Hot Springs, CA
  • I am a current student here

    The school is pretty cool, the faculty is cool as well. Although the staff is excellent, the classes are hard to get. Overall the classes are easy and the programs are excellent.

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  • Alejandro from Indio, CA
  • I am a current student here

    the college of the desert has many to offer. the most important are in the math and sicence department. many great proffessor willing to help a fellow student out in which they are majoring.

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  • Christian from Cathedral City, CA
  • I am a current student here

    Academics are of the utmost important at this community college. Although at time it seems as if this college really lets you down in the registration category. College overall has a great academic environment.

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