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Delaware County Community College Data & Information Overview

This overview covers the essential stats on Delaware County Community College, including its rankings, majors, diversity, and more. Want to know more about a specific stat? Just click on its tile, and you'll go to a page that goes more in-depth on that subject. You can also use the links below to go directly to any section on this page.

How Well Is Delaware County Community College Ranked?

2021 Rankings

College Factual analyzes over 2,000 colleges and universities in its annual rankings and ranks them in a variety of ways, including most diverse, best overall quality, best for non-traditional students, and much more.

Delaware County Community College was awarded 7 badges in the 2021 rankings.

Overall Quality

Delaware County Community College was not ranked in College Factual's 2021 Best Overall Colleges report. This could be for a number of reasons, including lack of data.

See all of the rankings for Delaware County Community College.

Is It Hard to Get Into Delaware County Community College?

Acceptance Rate

As long as you meet basic requirements, you should not have any trouble getting into Delaware County Community College since the school has an open admissions policy. Still, be sure to submit any requested materials and that your application is completed in full.

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Delaware County Community College Faculty

Student to Faculty Ratio

With a student to faculty ratio of 17 to 1, Delaware County Community College is about average in this regard as the nationwide rate is 15 to 1. While this does not translate directly to class size, it's a good indicator of how much time professors will have to spend with their students on a one-on-one basis.

Percent of Full-Time Faculty

Another measure that is often used to estimate how much access students will have to their professors is how many faculty members are full-time. The idea here is that part-time faculty tend to spend less time on campus, so they may not be as available to students as full-timers.

The full-time faculty percentage at Delaware County Community College is 22%. This is lower than the national average of 47%.

Full-Time Faculty Percent  22 out of 100
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Retention and Graduation Rates at Delaware County Community College

Freshmen Retention Rate

The freshmen retention rate is a sign of how many full-time students like a college or university well enough to come back for their sophomore year. At Delaware County Community College this rate is 58%, which is a bit lower than the national average of 68%.

Freshmen Retention Rate  58 out of 100
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Average Overall Diversity at Delaware County Community College

During the 2017-2018 academic year, there were 11,030 undergraduates at Delaware County Community College with 3,141 being full-time and 7,889 being part-time.

Delaware County Community College Diversity Score

When calculating the overall diversity score for a school, College Factual does not just look at the percentage of women and minorities. Instead, it looks to see how good of a mixture a school has with regard to gender, ethnicity, age, and location of origin.

Delaware County Community College scored 41.08 out of 100 for overall diversity. This is about average when compared to other colleges and universities in the United States.

Overall Diversity Score  41.08 out of 100
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How Much Does Delaware County Community College Cost?

The overall average net price of Delaware County Community College is $10,931. The affordability of the school largely depends on your financial need since net price varies by income group. See the table below for the net price for different income groups.

Net Price by Income Group for Delaware County Community College

$0-30 K $30K-48K $48-75 $75-110K $110K +
$8,894 $10,448 $12,743 $14,121 $14,546

The net price is calculated by adding tuition, room, board and other costs and subtracting financial aid.Note that the net price is typically less than the published for a school. For more information on the sticker price of Delaware County Community College, see our tuition and fees and room and board pages.

Student Loan Debt

Almost 66% of college students who graduated with the class of 2018 took out student loans, but that percentage varies from school to school. At Delaware County Community College, approximately 33% of students took out student loans averaging $4,854 a year. That adds up to $19,416 over four years for those students.

The student loan default rate at Delaware County Community College is 13.6%. This is higher than the national default rate of 10.1% so you should proceed with caution when taking out student loans.

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How Much Money Do Delaware County Community College Graduates Make?

The pay for some majors is higher than others, but on average, students who graduate with a bachelor's degree from Delaware County Community College make about $36,900 a year during their first few years of employment after graduation. Unfortunately, this is 7% less that the average college graduate's salary of $39,802 per year. However, graduates in your major field may make more.

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Location of Delaware County Community College

Delaware County Community College is a public institution situated in Media, Pennsylvania. Delaware County Community College is located in a safe and convenient suburb.

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Location of Delaware County Community College

Contact details for Delaware County Community College are given below.

Contact Details
Address: 901 S Media Line Rd, Media, PA 19063-1094
Phone: 610-359-5000
Website: www.dccc.edu

Delaware County Community College Majors

Learn more about the majors offered at Delaware County Community College along with which ones have the highest average starting salaries.

Online Learning at Delaware County Community College

Online learning options are becoming more and more popular at American colleges and universities. Online classes are great for students who have busy schedules or for those who just want to study on their own time.

In 2017-2018, 4,030 students took at least one online class at Delaware County Community College. This is an increase from the 3,150 students who took online classes the previous year.

Year Took at Least One Online Class Took All Classes Online
2017-2018 4,030 1,655
2016-2017 3,150 1,134
2015-2016 3,240 1,200
2014-2015 3,072 1,197
2013-2014 3,367 1,235

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