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Delta College Data & Information Overview

Find out more about how Delta College ranks, how diverse it is, what majors it offers, and other essential facts below. 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 Delta 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.

Delta College was awarded 2 badges in the 2021 rankings.

Overall Quality

Delta 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.

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Is It Hard to Get Into Delta College?

Acceptance Rate

Returning adults and other non-traditional students may appreciate the fact that Delta College has an open admissions policy. This means that you'll only have to submit basic materials, which may include proof that you completed high school or an equivalent program.

Learn more about Delta College admissions.

Delta College Faculty

Student to Faculty Ratio

The student to faculty ratio is often used to estimate how much interaction there is between professors and their students at a college or university. At Delta College, this ratio is 16 to 1, which is on par with the national average of 15 to 1. That's not bad at all.

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 Delta College is 100%. This is higher than the national average of 47%.

Full-Time Faculty Percent  100 out of 100

Retention and Graduation Rates at Delta College

Freshmen Retention Rate

The freshmen retention rate tells us what percentage of first-year, full-time students choose to continue on to their sophomore year at a particular school. The rate at Delta College is 64%, which is about average when compared to the national rate of 68%.

Freshmen Retention Rate  64 out of 100

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Below Average Overall Diversity at Delta College

During the 2017-2018 academic year, there were 8,080 undergraduates at Delta College with 2,848 being full-time and 5,232 being part-time.

Delta College Diversity Score

College Factual computes an overall diversity score for each college and university that takes gender, ethnicity, geographic location, and age into account. Schools with the best mixtures of students with respect to these factors are ranked the highest, and those that cater to just one or two student groups are ranked the lowest.

The overall diversity score for Delta College is 26.98 out of 100. This is below average when compared to other schools in the United States.

Overall Diversity Score  26.98 out of 100
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How Much Does Delta College Cost?

The overall average net price of Delta College is $4,578. 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 Delta College

$0-30 K $30K-48K $48-75 $75-110K $110K +
$2,878 $3,776 $6,708 $9,394 $9,556

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 Delta 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 Delta College, approximately 16% of students took out student loans averaging $3,613 a year. That adds up to $14,452 over four years for those students.

The student loan default rate at Delta College is 15.9%. 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 Delta College Graduates Make?

Although some majors pay more than others, students who graduate from Delta College with a bachelor's degree go on to jobs where they make an average salary of $30,300 in their early years. Unfortunately, this is 24% less that the average college graduate's salary of $39,802 per year. However, graduates in your major field may make more.


See which majors at Delta College make the most money.

Location of Delta College

Delta College is a public institution located in University Center, Michigan. The rural area surrounding Delta College is great for students who love a peaceful atmosphere.

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Location of Delta College

Contact details for Delta College are given below.

Contact Details
Address: 1961 Delta Road, University Center, MI 48710
Phone: 989-686-9000

Delta College Majors

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

Online Learning at Delta 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, 2,507 students took at least one online class at Delta College. This is an increase from the 1,482 students who took online classes the previous year.

Year Took at Least One Online Class Took All Classes Online
2017-2018 2,507 854
2016-2017 1,482 95
2015-2016 3,369 953
2014-2015 3,042 773
2013-2014 3,074 784

Learn more about online learning at Delta College.

Notes and References


*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.


More about our data sources and methodologies.

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