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So you're from Palm Springs, CA?

Fortunately for you, Palm Springs, CA offers a number of great schools to choose from. It's just a matter of finding the right program and study subject for you!


 

Palm Springs College and University Demographics

Palm Springs' 2 colleges and universities offer a total of 9 degree and certificate programs for you to choose from, in fields ranging from pharmacy technician/assistant to aesthetician/esthetician and skin care specialist to cosmetology/cosmetologist, general.

Palm Springs' top-ranked school is Champion Institute of Cosmetology. In 2010, it received a nationwide rank of 68th. Approximately 93 students are currently enrolled at Champion Institute of Cosmetology. Amongst students at Champion Institute of Cosmetology, the most popular area of study is Beauty.

Tuition

Palm Springs schools charge an average tuition of $0 per year. In Palm Springs, tuition rates can vary from $0 per year to 0 per year. The school charging the highest tuition rates is Kaplan College-Palm Springs, while the school with the lowest tuition rates is .

Financial Aid

Palm Springs college students received $0 in grants, loans, and scholarships in 2008. Institutional grants and scholarships accounted for $0 of the total. The highest amount of institutional grants and scholarships given to students by a local college was $0, which was given by Kaplan College-Palm Springs.

Palm Springs Student Demographics

In 2010, 736 students were enrolled in Palm Springs schools, which was 0% of the total college students in California. With 643 students, Kaplan College-Palm Springs had the highest total student enrollment in Palm Springs. On the other hand, with only 93 students, Champion Institute of Cosmetology had the lowest enrollment in the city.

Graduation and Retention Rates

Approximately 67% of students who enroll as first year students at Palm Springs schools return to complete their second year. The graduation rate for Palm Springs schools is approximately 78%. Graduation rates, however, can vary from college to college. Champion Institute of Cosmetology has a graduation rate of 89%, while Kaplan College-Palm Springs has a graduation rate of 67%.

Diversity

The ratio of female to male students enrolled in Palm Springs schools is 78 to 22. The ratio of Palm Springs students who are 24 years old or younger to those who are over 24 years old is 63 to 100. For every 100 Palm Springs college students, 84 students identified themselves as being from a racial or ethnic minority background in 2009. Kaplan College-Palm Springs had the highest percentage of diverse students in Palm Springs, with 87% of students identifying themselves as being from a minority background.

Palm Springs Faculty Demographics

As of 2010, there were a total of 1,400 faculty employed by Palm Springs colleges and universities. Of these faculty members, 50% were female and 22% were from racial or ethnic minority backgrounds.

In 2009, the average faculty to student ratio was 1 to 1 for colleges and universities in Palm Springs. Institute of Transpersonal Psychology had 1 faculty for every 1 student. This was the highest faculty to student ratio for schools in Palm Springs.

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Distance School City State Rating Acceptance Rate Student Population
1 miles from location Kaplan College-Palm Springs Palm Springs CA 25.0295 n/a 643
2 miles from location Champion Institute of Cosmetology Palm Springs CA 31.6629 n/a 93
 
 

Need a little help deciding on what to study?

We've ranked the top 50 jobs in Palm Springs, CA to help you find the right study subject
that fits your interest!

Rank Occupation Num of Jobs Avg Salary Avg Salary (Nat'l) Job Growth (Past 5 Yrs)
1
Retail Salespersons+ 41,250 $24,990 $25,000 -4.8%
2
Office Clerks, General+ 25,720 $29,380 $28,240 -22.5%
3
Elementary School Teachers, Except Special Education+ 24,500 $65,950 $54,330 10.5%
4
Registered Nurses+ 21,780 $79,800 $67,720 16.5%
5
General and Operations Managers+ 15,650 $109,770 $113,100 3.4%
6
First-Line Supervisors of Office and Administrative Support Workers+ 13,380 $51,240 $50,770 0.1%
7
Bookkeeping, Accounting, and Auditing Clerks+ 13,010 $37,630 $35,340 -11.3%
8
Security Guards+ 12,960 $23,820 $26,870 21.2%
9
Cooks, Fast Food+ 12,520 $19,070 $18,540 3.0%
10
First-Line Supervisors of Retail Sales Workers+ 12,260 $41,030 $39,890 8.9%
11
Executive Secretaries and Executive Administrative Assistants+ 9,730 $45,260 $45,860 -11.7%
12
Construction Laborers+ 9,630 $40,140 $33,590 -48.0%
13
Secretaries and Administrative Assistants, Except Legal, Medical, and Executive+ 9,270 $34,150 $32,000 -12.3%
14
Nursing Aides, Orderlies, and Attendants+ 8,580 $25,180 $25,140 23.6%
15
Cooks, Restaurant+ 8,580 $23,640 $23,260 6.3%
16
Carpenters+ 7,870 $51,700 $43,890 -61.2%
17
Medical Secretaries+ 7,230 $30,290 $31,820 172.8%
18
Medical Assistants+ 7,210 $27,460 $29,760 49.3%
19
Middle School Teachers, Except Special and Career/Technical Education+ 6,500 $63,870 $54,880 13.4%
20
Police and Sheriff's Patrol Officers+ 6,350 $73,970 $55,620 6.2%
21
Licensed Practical and Licensed Vocational Nurses+ 5,980 $45,440 $41,360 38.4%
22
Accountants and Auditors+ 5,870 $64,340 $68,960 1.2%
23
Automotive Service Technicians and Mechanics+ 5,100 $40,480 $38,200 -37.7%
24
Billing and Posting Clerks+ 4,810 $34,230 $33,270 15.1%
25
Home Health Aides+ 4,370 $22,800 $21,760 43.8%
26
First-Line Supervisors of Construction Trades and Extraction Workers+ 4,140 $69,070 $62,260 -46.9%
27
Dental Assistants+ 3,970 $31,610 $34,140 20.7%
28
Preschool Teachers, Except Special Education+ 3,960 $28,450 $29,200 43.5%
29
Sales Managers+ 3,560 $92,510 $114,110 24.0%
30
Electricians+ 3,540 $53,290 $51,810 -44.9%
31
Kindergarten Teachers, Except Special Education+ 3,430 $60,400 $51,550 105.4%
32
Management Analysts+ 3,360 $70,840 $87,260 29.2%
33
Pharmacy Technicians+ 3,190 $35,420 $29,330 44.3%
34
Plumbers, Pipefitters, and Steamfitters+ 3,180 $41,070 $50,360 -25.4%
35
Financial Managers+ 3,060 $103,010 $116,970 -0.3%
36
Bus and Truck Mechanics and Diesel Engine Specialists+ 2,800 $44,380 $42,250 -21.3%
37
Food Service Managers+ 2,580 $48,360 $52,220 -5.5%
38
Hairdressers, Hairstylists, and Cosmetologists+ 2,550 $21,390 $26,510 0.0%
39
Lawyers+ 2,440 $121,530 $129,440 0.8%
40
Cooks, Institution and Cafeteria+ 2,380 $29,980 $24,180 9.2%
41
Physicians and Surgeons, All Other+ 2,260 $210,040 $180,870 7.6%
42
Educational, Guidance, School, and Vocational Counselors+ 2,230 $67,700 $55,970 -18.6%
43
Civil Engineers+ 2,170 $106,740 $82,280 8.0%
44
Medical and Health Services Managers+ 2,140 $98,320 $93,670 36.3%
45
Education Administrators, Elementary and Secondary School+ 2,130 $103,820 $89,990 2.4%
46
Social and Human Service Assistants+ 2,130 $30,580 $30,100 31.5%
47
Loan Officers+ 2,090 $74,470 $65,900 -24.3%
48
Payroll and Timekeeping Clerks+ 1,970 $38,510 $37,070 3.1%
49
Emergency Medical Technicians and Paramedics+ 1,950 $36,320 $33,300 45.5%
50
Child, Family, and School Social Workers+ 1,940 $50,000 $43,850 -29.5%