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Delaware County Community College Data & Information Overview

If you want to know more about Delaware County Community College, such as what majors does it offer, how diverse it is, how well it ranks, and more, this is your one-stop resource. If you’re interested in learning more about a particular stat, just click on its tile to go to a new page that covers the topic more in-depth. Also, you can jump to any section of this page by clicking one of the links below.

How Well Is Delaware County Community College Ranked?

2023 Rankings

College Factual recognizes the best colleges and universities in its annual rankings. These rankings include categories for best overall colleges, best colleges for each major, best value schools, and much more.

Delaware County Community College was awarded 85 badges in the 2023 rankings.

Overall Quality

College Factual ranked Delaware County Community College as #1,411 out of 2,241 colleges and universities in the country on its 2023 Best Colleges list.

Delaware County Community College is also ranked #86 out of 117 schools in Pennsylvania.

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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

The student to faculty ratio at Delaware County Community College is 26 to 1, which is high when compared to the national average of 15 to 1. This may indicate that some of your classes will be larger in size than they would be at other schools. However, upper level classes will probably be smaller.

Percent of Full-Time Faculty

In addition to the student to faculty ratio, some people look at what percentage of faculty members are full-time as a sign of how much time professors will be able to spend with their students. This is because part-time teachers may not be be on campus as much as their full-time counterparts.

The full-time faculty percentage at Delaware County Community College is 29%. This is lower than the national average of 47%.

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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 55%, which is a bit lower than the national average of 68%.

Freshmen Retention Rate  55 out of 100
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Delaware County Community College Undergraduate Student Diversity

During the 2017-2018 academic year, there were 9,989 undergraduates at Delaware County Community College with 2,478 being full-time and 7,511 being part-time.

How Much Does Delaware County Community College Cost?

The overall average net price of Delaware County Community College is $10,459. 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 +
$8,659 $10,011 $11,836 $14,797 $14,909

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 30% of students took out student loans averaging $4,866 a year. That adds up to $19,464 over four years for those students.

The student loan default rate at Delaware County Community College is 9.9%. This is about the same as the national default rate of 10.1%.

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How Much Money Do Delaware County Community College Graduates Make?

Although some majors pay more than others, students who graduate from Delaware County Community College with a bachelor's degree go on to jobs where they make an average salary of $41,098 in their early years. This is in the same neighborhood of the average college graduate's salary of $42,485 per year. However, certain majors may produce higher-paying graduates.

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Location of Delaware County Community College

Located in Media, Pennsylvania, Delaware County Community College is a public institution. Media is considered a suburb and offers tranquility and safety near the excitement of a city center.

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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 2019-2020, 9,438 students took at least one online class at Delaware County Community College. This is an increase from the 4,216 students who took online classes the previous year.

Year Took at Least One Online Class Took All Classes Online
2019-2020 9,438 9,242
2018-2019 4,216 1,781
2017-2018 4,030 1,655
2016-2017 3,150 1,134
2015-2016 3,240 1,200

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Notes and References

Footnotes

*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.

References

More about our data sources and methodologies.