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.
According to College Factual's 2024 analysis, Delta College is ranked #1,205 out of 2,238 schools in the nation that were analyzed for overall quality. This is an improvement over the previous year, when Delta College held the #1,381 spot on the Best Overall Colleges list.
Out of the 57 colleges in Michigan, Delta College is ranked at #35.
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.
The student to faculty ratio at Delta College is about average at 14 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.
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%.
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 Delta College this rate is 57%, which is a bit lower than the national average of 68%.
During the 2017-2018 academic year, there were 6,954 undergraduates at Delta College with 2,383 being full-time and 4,571 being part-time.
|$0-30 K||$30K-48K||$48-75||$75-110K||$110K +|
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.
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 11% of students took out student loans averaging $4,044 a year. That adds up to $16,176 over four years for those students.
The student loan default rate at Delta College is 10.0%. This is about the same as the national default rate of 10.1%.
Contact details for Delta College are given below.
|Address:||1961 Delta Road, University Center, MI 48710|
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 2020-2021, 4,629 students took at least one online class at Delta College. This is a decrease from the 6,163 students who took online classes the previous year.
|Year||Took at Least One Online Class||Took All Classes Online|
*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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