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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

With a student to faculty ratio of 16 to 1, Delta 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 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

Find out more about the retention and graduation rates at Delta College.

Below Average Overall Diversity at Delta College

During the 2017-2018 academic year, there were 7,819 undergraduates at Delta College with 2,737 being full-time and 5,082 being part-time.

Delta 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.

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

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 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

Located in University Center, Michigan, Delta College is a public institution. 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 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, 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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