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Adult Basic Education

Adult Basic Education

College of the Desert

Basic education and ESL courses for adults.

Services Offered

Adult Education • Education • Esl • Ged


College of the Desert offers programs for individuals who are looking to earn a high school diploma, prepare to take the GED Test or just take the GED Test. College Of the Desert also offers classes to learn to communicate, read, speak, and write in English for non-native speakers. Additionally, there is an Adult Basic Education (ABE) Counselor that will assist students to bridge over to pursue a college education, advance workforce credentials, and learn important life skills.


43-500 Monterey Ave., Palm Desert, CA 92260 33.7318846 -116.3854521

Service Options

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish


  • Cost is $20 per semester.
  • Courses are offered Fall and Spring semesters.


  • Adults accepted

How to Apply

Individuals may complete an online admissions application to begin the enrollment process. For additional questions, call 760-346-8041.