College of the Desert (COD) is a thriving community college located in exciting Southern California. Surrounded by majestic mountains, covered in lush palm trees, and bathed in sunshine for more than 300 days a year, the campus is truly an inspiring place to study. COD prepares students for transfer to universities throughout the USA including UCLA, UC Berkeley and many others. Students can choose from a variety of degree and certificate programs in both the liberal arts and sciences. With total estimated annual costs of less than $19,000, COD is an excellent value.