Research Department

Institutional Research Mission

Institutional Research supports the mission of College of the Desert by providing timely, accurate, objective data and information about the institution and the students it serves.

Fall 2022 Enrollment Tools

This information is updated each day during the enrollment period through census. Please click on the "Enrollment Details" button to see the comparison to the prior fall term, fill rates, and demographics.

Summer 2022 Enrollment Tools

This information is updated each day during the enrollment period through census. Please click on the "Enrollment Details" button to see the comparison to the prior summer term, fill rates, and demographics.

College of the Desert : At a Glance

Annual COD headcount
A bar chart showing the gradual increase in annual headcount of students from Academic Year 2015-16 to Academic Year 2020-21

Student Characteristics, Annual 2019-2020

GENDER Count Percent
Female 9,472 56.23%
Male 7,333 43.60%
Non-Binary 5 0.03%
Unknown 8 0.05%
ETHNICITY Count Percent
African-American 403 2.40%
American Indian/Alaskan Native 57 0.34%
Asian/Pacific Islander 662 3.94%
Hispanic 12,458 74.08%
Multi-Ethnicity 415 2.47%
Unknown 321 1.91%
White Non-Hispanic 2,502 14.88%
AGE Count Percent
19 or less 5,713 33.97%
20-24 4,741 28.19%
25-29 2,149 12.78%
30-34 1,266 7.53%
35-39 865 5.14%
40-49 1,169 6.95%
50+ 914 5.43%
Unknown 1 0.01%

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age. (5years)

Degrees and Certificates, Annual 2014-2015 to 2018-2019

2015-2020 Degrees and Certificates awarded at COD
A bar chart showing the change in counts of certificates and degrees from Academic Year 2015-16 to Academic Year 2019-20