Statistics

Student Profile

As of Fall 2018

Number of Students

  • 1400

Post Baccalaureate and Graduate Students

  • 6%

Undergraduate Students

  • 94%

Gender

  • 67% Female
  • 33% Male

Ethnicity

  • Hispanic or Latino 65%
  • White 16%
  • African American 2%
  • Asian 3%
  • Unknown/Other 14%

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

  • Nearly 4,000 graduates have benefitted from the CSUSB Palm Desert Campus and are contributing to the local economy and community.

Top Undergraduate Majors

  • Psychology
  • Business Adminstration, Accounting Concentration
  • Business Administration, Management Concentration

Top Graduate Majors

  • Master of Arts in Educational Administration
  • Master of Arts in Education - Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL) Option
  • Master of Public Administration

Top Feeder Schools (First-Time Freshmen)

  • Desert Mirage High School
  • Coachella Valley High School
  • Shadow Hills High School

Top Feeder Schools (Transfer Students)

  • College of the Desert
  • Copper Mountain College
  • Mt. San Jacinto College

Top City of Student Residence (Undergraduate)

  • Indio 22%
  • Coachella 14%
  • Cathedral City 11%

Top City of Student Residence (Graduate)

  • Indio 22%
  • Cathedral City 15%
  • Palm Desert 13%