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Delgado Community College Data & Information Overview

This overview covers the essential stats on Delgado Community College, including its rankings, majors, diversity, and more. Want to dig deeper into a particular stat? Just click on its tile and you'll be taked to a more in-depth page on the figure. In addition, you can use the links below to quickly jump to any section on this page.

How Well Is Delgado 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.

Delgado Community College was awarded 8 badges in the 2021 rankings.

Overall Quality

Delgado Community College was not ranked in College Factual's Best Overall Colleges report this year. This may be because not enough data was available.

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Is It Hard to Get Into Delgado Community College?

Acceptance Rate

As long as you meet basic requirements, you should not have any trouble getting into Delgado 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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Delgado Community College Faculty

Student to Faculty Ratio

The student to faculty ratio at Delgado Community College is about average at 18 to 1. This ratio is often used to gauge how many students might be in an average class and how much time professors will have to spend with their students on an individual level. The national average for this metric is 15 to 1.

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 Delgado Community College is 46%. This is comparable to the national average of 47%.

Full-Time Faculty Percent  46 out of 100
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Retention and Graduation Rates at Delgado Community College

Freshmen Retention Rate

The freshmen retention rate is a measure of what percentage of first-year, full-time students come back for their sophomore year. The 44% rate at Delgado Community College is a good bit lower than the national rate of 68%. This could be for a number of reasons, such as students transferring after a year because they changed majors.

Freshmen Retention Rate  44 out of 100
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Average Overall Diversity at Delgado Community College

During the 2017-2018 academic year, there were 14,140 undergraduates at Delgado Community College with 4,864 being full-time and 9,276 being part-time.

Delgado 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 racial-ethnic minorities*. Instead, it looks to see how good of a mixture a school has with regard to gender, ethnicity, age, and location of origin.

Delgado Community College scored 50.90 out of 100 for overall diversity. This is about average when compared to other colleges and universities in the United States.

Overall Diversity Score  50.90 out of 100
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How Much Does Delgado Community College Cost?

The overall average net price of Delgado Community College is $9,272. 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 Delgado Community College

$0-30 K $30K-48K $48-75 $75-110K $110K +
$8,653 $9,485 $11,568 $12,821 $13,218

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 Delgado Community College, see our tuition and fees and room and board pages.

Student Loan Debt

It's not uncommon for college students to take out loans to pay for school. In fact, almost 66% of students nationwide depend at least partially on loans. At Delgado Community College, approximately 47% of students took out student loans averaging $5,169 a year. That adds up to $20,676 over four years for those students.

The student loan default rate at Delgado Community College is 20.0%. Watch out! This is significantly higher than the national default rate of 10.1%, which means you could have trouble paying back your student loans if you take any out.

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How Much Money Do Delgado Community College Graduates Make?

Although some majors pay more than others, students who graduate from Delgado Community College with a bachelor's degree go on to jobs where they make an average salary of $29,800 in their early years. This is about 25% less that the average pay for college graduates overall. However, graduates with your major may make more.

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Location of Delgado Community College

Located in New Orleans, Louisiana, Delgado Community College is a public institution. The surrounding area of the school is a good match for students who enjoy city life.

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Location of Delgado Community College

Contact details for Delgado Community College are given below.

Contact Details
Address: 615 City Park Avenue, New Orleans, LA 70119
Phone: 504-671-5000
Website: WWW.DCC.EDU

Delgado Community College Majors

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

Online Learning at Delgado Community College

Online learning is becoming popular at even the oldest colleges and universities in the United States. Not only are online classes great for returning adults with busy schedules, they are also frequented by a growing number of traditional students.

In 2017-2018, 7,007 students took at least one online class at Delgado Community College. This is an increase from the 4,997 students who took online classes the previous year.

Year Took at Least One Online Class Took All Classes Online
2017-2018 7,007 1,901
2016-2017 4,997 1,941
2015-2016 11,791 1,727
2014-2015 4,826 1,632
2013-2014 4,156 1,429

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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.

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