Del Mar College

DMC Tuition & Fees Report

How Much Does Del Mar College Cost?

Is what Del Mar College charges for in-state and out-of-state tuition and fee reasonable when compared to nation, state and regional averages? Find out here. In this DMC cost report, you'll find:

How Much Does DMC Charge for Tuition?

$4,820 In-State Tuition & Fees
$5,930 Out-of-State Tuition & Fees

In 2019-2020, the average out-of-state tuition and fees at Del Mar College ran about $5,930 per year for students working on an undergraduate degree. In-state undergraduates received a discount for tuition and fees at the school and only had to pay $4,820 per year.

Tuition Fees Total
Out-of-State $3,180 $2,750 $5,930
In-State $2,070 $2,750 $4,820

These tuition and fees costs include one year of academic instruction, but do not cover room and board.

Remeber that many students qualify for scholarships and financial aid that will lower the amount they have to pay.

How much does Del Mar College cost for part-time students?

Go to the Cost Per Credit Hour page for details.

How Do DMC Tuition & Fees Compare to Other Schools?

The national out-of-state average for tuition and fees is $19,609 a year. Del Mar College out-of-state undergraduates, on the other hand, pay about $5,930 a year in tuition and fees, making the school relatively inexpensive.

Undergraduates who attend school in the same state they live in pay around $16,509 in yearly tuition and fees. Undergraduates who hail from Texas pay an average of $4,820 a year to attend DMC, making the school a bargain if you only consider tuition and fees alone.

The chart below shows how DMC compares to other schools nationwide, in the region, and in the state.

Nationwide Southwest Texas
Out-of-State Tuition & Fees Inexpensive Inexpensive Inexpensive
In-State Tuition & Fees Inexpensive Inexpensive Inexpensive

Remember to also consider financial aid when trying to decide if you can afford to go to a particular school. For more details on that, see: Del Mar College Financial Aid.

DMC Tuition & Fees Five Year Projection

9.92% In-State Tuition Increase
9.61% Out-of-State Tuition Increase
$26,995 Est. 4-Year Cost

Tuition and Fees for in-state Del Mar College increased with an average annual rate of 9.92% over the past five years. This school year, in-state students can expect to pay $5,824 if the growth keeps up.

If in-state tuition and fees keeps growing at the same pace, the estimated cost for two years at DMC would be $12,225, and $26,995 for four years.

Tuition and fees for out-of-state students have grown by about 9.61% in the past five years. This school year, students outside of the state will pay an estimated $7,125.

This would result in a total cost of $14,935 for two years and $32,880 for four years.

The following chart shows projected upcoming tuition and fees for undergraduates at DMC.


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Unless your school has advertised price freezes, it is likely the cost of tuition and fees will go up every year. Make sure you factor this into your budget.

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