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Statistics

Student Profile

As of Fall 2016

Number of Students

  • 1400

Post Baccalaureate and Graduate Students

  • 10%

Undergraduate Students

  • 90%

Gender

  • 70% Female
  • 30% Male

Ethnicity

  • Hispanic or Latino 63%
  • White 17%
  • Non-Resident 5%
  • African American 3%
  • Asian 4%
  • Unknown 5%
  • Two or More Races 2%
  • American Indian 1%

Students Working

  • 56% Employed (2016-17 Commencement Survey)

Average Age- Undergraduate

  • 25 years old

Average Age-Post Baccalaureate and Graduate Student

  • 36 years old

Alumni

  • 3,200

Top Undergraduate Majors

(listed from most popular)

  • Psychology
  • Accounting
  • PrePsychology
  • Nutrition & Food Sciences
  • Admin. Management

Top Graduate Majors

(listed from most popular)

  • Ed. Admin.
  • Counseling & Guidance
  • Instructional Tech.
  • Career Education
  • Rehab Counseling

Top Feeder Schools (First-Time Freshmen)

  • La Quinta High School
  • Coachella Valley High School
  • Shadow Hills High School

Top Feeder Schools (Transfer Students)

  • College of the Desert
  • Copper Mountain College
  • Chaffey Community College

City of Student Residence (Undergraduate)

  • Bermuda Dunes 1.1%
  • Cathedral City 9%
  • Coachella 14.3%
  • Desert Hot Springs 6.3%
  • Hemet 1.1%
  • Indio 18.3%
  • La Quinta 6.8%
  • Mecca 2.7%
  • Moreno Valley 1%
  • Palm Desert 9.5%
  • Palm Springs 4.8%
  • Rancho Mirage 2.6%
  • San Bernardino 1.7%
  • Thermal 3.3%
  • Thousand Palms 1.1%
  • Yucca Valley 2.2%

City of Student Residence (Graduate)

  • Banning 2.7%
  • Beaumont 2%
  • Bermuda Dunes 2%
  • Cathedral City 7.3%
  • Coachella 4.7%
  • Desert Hot Springs 2.7%
  • Hemet 2.7%
  • Indio 12.7%
  • La Quinta 4.7%
  • Moreno Valley 2%
  • Palm Desert12.7%
  • Palm Springs 5.3%
  • Rancho Mirage 2%
  • Riverside 2.7%
  • Yucca Valley 2.7%