• Post-Secondary Planning


CCMap California Community Colleges:
The California Community Colleges is the largest system of higher education in the nation, with 2.1 million students attending 114 colleges. Our colleges provide students with the knowledge and background necessary to compete in today’s economy. With a wide range of educational offerings, the colleges provide workforce training, basic courses in English and math, certificate and degree programs and preparation for transfer to four-year institutions.

COD College of the Desert:
College of the Desert (COD) has partnered with Desert Sands and Palm Springs Unified School Districts to offer a Dual Enrollment Program of study at selected high schools in the district. This program allows students to use earn high school credit while earning college credits. The courses offered through COD at the high school may be transferable to the UC or CSU university system.

University of California:
Filing Application Nov 1st. - Nov 30th
From all backgrounds, ethnicities and incomes, UC attracts the best and brightest. UC undergraduates come from all over California, and they work hard to make it to college. In fact, over 40 percent of UC student come from low-income families.

California State University:
Filing Application Nov 1st. - Nov 30th

The CSUMentor institution code for the SAT is 3594

The CSU is a leader in high-quality, accessible, student-focused higher education. With 23 campuses, almost 447,000 students, and 45,000 faculty and staff, we are the largest, the most diverse, and one of the most affordable university systems in the country. CSU Application Link can be found below.

Out of State Information

Western Undergraduate Exchange:
With WUE, out-of-state students pay no more than 150% of in-state tuition at participating schools, compared with nonresident rates that can exceed 300% of in-state rates. Browse All Schools Eligible

Historical Black College and University (HBCU):
HBCULifestyle be your guide to each of the nation’s unique historically black colleges and universities. We offer diverse news that’s fresh, accurate and keeps you up to date on your favorite black colleges. Make important academic decisions using our guides to HBCU rankings and top HBCU education programs. Gain inspiration from our features on HBCU alumni making a difference. Or find important dates for events at your favorite historically black colleges and universities.