College Comparison Tools

The links listed below are provided by the Federal Government under the Principles of Excellence. The tools are designed to assist new Veteran students with making the best decision in selecting an Institution of Higher Learning (IHL) to attend and which will best meet their needs.

Please take a moment to visit these sites in your college search.

College Scorecard Search and compare colleges: their fields of study, costs, admissions, results, and more.

College Navigator Find the right college for you

VA Education Benefits View the benefit selection assistance comparison tool

Apply for VA Education Benefits Learn how to apply for education benefits for veterans

Apply for Financial Aid Apply for federal financial aid

COD Education Expenses

Cost-of-Attendance View College of the Desert cost of attendance

Tuition and Fees View current fees and tuition for College of the Desert

(The Financial Aid Shopping Sheet can be accessed through your the student's Student Portal account after applying to COD and completing the Finanical Aid application "FAFSA")