Arizona Resident Reduced Tuition Program

College of the Desert Board of Trustees has established a reduced tuition program for the enrollment of nonresident students from the State of Arizona for the 2022-2023 academic year.

Agenda Item 16.01 approved by the Board on May 20, 2022 provides that for a maximum of 100 nonresident Arizona students enrolled at College of the Desert for the 2022-2023 academic year, the District’s nonresident tuition fee shall be $138 per semester unit, equivalent to three times the current California resident per-unit fee. For all enrolled nonresident Arizona students in excess of 100, the nonresident tuition fee shall be $325 per semester unit.

To apply for the Arizona Resident Reduced Tuition Program simply complete the Application and submit it to Admissions and Records. Reduced tuition will be awarded to the first 100 students that submit applications.​​​