The Chaparral


Interested in placing an advertisement in The Chaparral? We have options this year for online and social media posts.

About the Chaparral

Our newspaper is fully digital this year and reaches students, faculty and staff at College of the Desert. According to Institutional Research, College of the Desert served its highest number of students in the college’s history and boasted the largest graduating class in Spring 2019.

Demographic 2019-2020 Source: Institutional Research

GENDER: 9,472 female, 7,333 male, non-binary 5 and unknown 8

AGE: 5,713 were 19 or younger, 4,741 between 20-24, 2,149 between 25-29, 1,266 between 30-34, 865 between 35-39, 1,169 between 40-49 and 914 were 50 or older.

Publication Dates

The Chaparral website is updated weekly as news happens. If you are interested in placing an ad, we can offer you semester-long prices that include banner locations and social media posts.

If you want to place an ad in the online newspaper at, please contact faculty adviser Laurilie Jackson at [email protected] Thanks for your support.

Advertising Rates The Chaparral