Colleges Near Palm Desert

Colleges and universities near me in the Palm Desert, California area

There 98 colleges within 100 miles enrolling a total of 867,346 students.

Located in California with a population of 48,445, the closest colleges are ranked below by distance from Palm Desert. Driving time to these schools from Palm Desert should be less than 2 hours. The top rated college in the area is Pomona College in Claremont. The largest college in the area is California State University Fullerton enrolling 40,280 students.

This directory is inclusive of nearby two and four year schools, both public and private. If you are looking for more affordable higher education options or not ready for a full four-year program, consider local community colleges near Palm Desert.

98 results found

College of the Desert
t
Palm Desert, CA
 
College of the Desert

Public 2 Year

1 reviews

 

  • 11,412enrollment
  • $12,270net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

1 miles from Palm Desert

Copper Mountain Community College
C
Joshua Tree, CA
 
Copper Mountain Community College

Public 2 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 1,748enrollment
  • $6,511net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

29 miles from Palm Desert

Mt. San Jacinto Community College District
M
San Jacinto, CA
 
Mt. San Jacinto Community College District

Public 2 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 15,751enrollment
  • $7,736net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

35 miles from Palm Desert

Crafton Hills College
C
Yucaipa, CA
 
Crafton Hills College

Public 2 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 6,552enrollment
  • $16,771net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

47 miles from Palm Desert

Professional Golfers Career College
P
Temecula, CA
 
Professional Golfers Career College

Private 2 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 50enrollment
  • $31,855net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

48 miles from Palm Desert

Moreno Valley College
M
Moreno Valley, CA
 
Moreno Valley College

Public 2 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 10,074enrollment
  • $6,858net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

49 miles from Palm Desert

San Joaquin Valley College Temecula
S
Temecula, California
 
San Joaquin Valley College Temecula

Private 2 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 177enrollment
  • $19,082net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

48 miles from Palm Desert

University of Redlands
R
Redlands, CA
University of Redlands

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

#19 Best Private Colleges in California

  • 4,598enrollment
  • $31,180net price
  • 76%acceptance rate
  • 1070-1270SAT range
  • 23-28ACT range
  • 3.6Avg GPA

51 miles from Palm Desert

Community Christian College
C
Redlands, CA
 
Community Christian College

Private 2 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 75enrollment
  • $19,231net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

53 miles from Palm Desert

Sage College
S
Moreno Valley, CA
 
Sage College

Private 2 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 406enrollment
  • $9,158net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

55 miles from Palm Desert

Hands on Medical Massage School
H
Redlands, California
 
Hands on Medical Massage School

Private 2 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 19enrollment
  • $20,201net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

54 miles from Palm Desert

University of California Riverside
C
Riverside, CA
University of California Riverside

Public 4 Year

1 reviews

#9 Best Public Universities in California

  • 23,922enrollment
  • $13,045net price
  • 57%acceptance rate
  • 1130-1330SAT range
  • 23-30ACT range
  • 3.6Avg GPA

58 miles from Palm Desert

Riverside City College
R
Riverside, CA
Riverside City College

Public 2 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 21,292enrollment
  • $6,782net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

61 miles from Palm Desert

California Baptist University
C
Riverside, CA
California Baptist University

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

#33 Best Private Colleges in California

  • 10,486enrollment
  • $23,055net price
  • 78%acceptance rate
  • 990-1210SAT range
  • 18-24ACT range
  • 3.33Avg GPA

62 miles from Palm Desert

California State University San Bernardino
C
San Bernardino, CA
California State University San Bernardino

Public 4 Year

0 reviews

#24 Best Public Universities in California

  • 20,238enrollment
  • $7,876net price
  • 69%acceptance rate
  • 910-1090SAT range
  • 15-19ACT range
  • 3.17Avg GPA

63 miles from Palm Desert

Palomar College
P
San Marcos, CA
Palomar College

Public 2 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 23,917enrollment
  • $6,988net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

62 miles from Palm Desert

California State University San Marcos
C
San Marcos, CA
California State University San Marcos

Public 4 Year

0 reviews

#19 Best Public Universities in California

  • 15,972enrollment
  • $13,010net price
  • 62%acceptance rate
  • 950-1140SAT range
  • 17-22ACT range
  • 3.18Avg GPA

62 miles from Palm Desert

La Sierra University
L
Riverside, CA
 
La Sierra University

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

#35 Best Private Colleges in California

  • 2,339enrollment
  • $25,414net price
  • 55%acceptance rate
  • 910-1150SAT range
  • 16-24ACT range
  • 3.33Avg GPA

66 miles from Palm Desert

FAQ's

The closest community college is College of the Desert and is 1.4 miles from Palm Desert. Explore the complete list of nearby community college options.

Tuition and fees at College of the Desert are $1,335 for local residents for one academic year. Explore full costs to attend.

College of the Desert has an open admission policy. Open admission colleges typically have few admission thresholds and will admit all applicants so long as certain minimum requirements are met.