Admission is open to all students that have a high school diploma or GED equivalency, or current transfer students from an accredited college or university, or current high school students with permission from school and parents/guardians. Native and non-native students are welcome to apply.

Apply to California Indian Nations College!

If you are a new or returning college student, who will have completed high school or high school equivalency prior to enrolling at California Indian Nations College, complete the

Undergraduate Admissions Application

If you are a high school student who wishes to take classes at California Indian Nations College while still in high school, complete the

Concurrent Enrollment Application

All applicants will need to:

1. Send your official high school/GED transcript and any other college/university transcripts to the following address:

California Indian Nations College
ATTN: Admissions Office
75080 Frank Sinatra Drive, Suite 222
Palm Desert, CA 92211

OR (preferred method)

When using either transcript delivery method, please note that your transcript must come directly from the institution to CINC to be considered official.

2. Apply for Financial Aid

Complete the FAFSA at Our FAFSA School Code is 001182 (College of the Desert/California Indian Nations College). See Financial Aid for more information about scholarship opportunities.