Palm Desert Colleges, Universities, Trade and Vocational Schools

Palm Desert Colleges and Schools

Colleges in Palm Desert, California

There are at least 2 colleges in Palm Desert, listed and described below. These schools represent 8,597 or more students (full-time and part-time), a combined student body equivalent to 5,504 full-time students.

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Featured Colleges in the Palm Desert Area (QuickSchools™)

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Brightwood College

Palm Springs, CA

About Brightwood College

Brightwood College offers accelerated programs that combine flexible schedules and professional instruction to create a rewarding learning experience for individuals focused on gaining the skills for specific careers. Brightwood College is owned and operated by Education Corporation of America.

  • Program Categories: Health, Healthcare and Nursing
  • Degrees: Associate, Diploma

Mayfield College

Cathedral City, CA

Give your career a boost with an education from Mayfield College.

  • Program Categories: Computers and Technology, Health, Healthcare and Nursing, Vocational and Trade
  • Degrees: Certificate
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Palm Desert Colleges with Open Admissions

Schools open to most or all qualified applicants (qualifications vary).
Based on 2008-2009 information.

College of the Desert
43-500 Monterey Ave
Palm Desert, CA 92260

  • Programs: Many programs. Most popular include: interdisciplinary studies, registered nursing, business management, child development, licensed practical nurse, criminal justice and police, substance abuse counseling, psychology
  • Degrees/Certificates: Certificates. Associate's.
  • Student Body: 8,597 students, 5,504 full-time equivalent.
  • Flexibility: Distance learning. Weekend classes available. AP credits. Some high school credits accepted.
  • Notable: Career counseling. Placement assistance. On-campus daycare. Remedial services. Member of a national athletic association.

International School of Beauty
72261 Hwy 111 Ste 121-B
Palm Desert, CA 92260-2740

  • Programs: aesthetician and skin care, cosmetology, manicurist
  • Degrees/Certificates: Certificates.
  • Student Body: 124 students, 111 full-time equivalent.
  • Notable: Placement assistance.
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Colleges in Nearby Cities and Towns

(Student count includes part-time and full-time; not all students live in the city or town. Data as of 2007.)

City/Town Colleges Pop.
Students Dorms
Coachella Colleges 1 22,724 165  
La Quinta Colleges 2 23,694 120  

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