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Academics at Delta College - Majors, Faculty & More

Wondering what academic life at Delta College will be like? In addition to the degrees and majors, as well as the faculty composition at Delta College this section includes detailed information on freshman retention rates, reasons students did not graduate, and an analysis of full-time and tenured faculty vs. adjunct teaching staff.

All About Academics

What's the point of going to college without academics? Find out more about the faculty and staff, what majors and fields of study are offered at this college, and information on online classes if offered. Here are some of the things you'll learn in this section.

  • The student to faculty (instructor) ratio.
  • The Majors offered at this college.
  • What online and distance learning options are available.

Faculty Resources

The total number of instructional staff teaching the 8,080 undergraduate students at Delta College is 501 . When this is adjusted to account for those with part-time status, the result is the "full-time equivalent" (FTE) count. Using the FTE count for students and staff results in a "student to instructor" ratio of 15 to 1 which makes Delta College worse than the typical college regarding instructional attention.

For every instructor (FTE) at Delta College , there are 15 undergraduate students (FTE). This ratio is worse than the typical college concerning instructional attention.
A slim percentage of the instructors (38.0% ) are full-time.
192 instructors are "faculty" rather than "lecturers".
The vast majority of the faculty (100.0% ) are full-time.
A slim percentage of the faculty (3.0% ) are adjuncts (not in the tenure system).

Learn how the faculty structure at Delta College compares to the national average

The Most Popular Majors Students Choose

Delta College offers 66 distinct undergraduate degrees, concentrated into 46 majors within 20 broad fields of study. Across all fields of study, Delta College awarded 1,485 undergraduate degrees in 2019 - 2020 .

Most Popular MajorsAssociates GraduationsBachelors GraduationsAll Graduations
Liberal Arts General Studies9170917
Nursing1270127
Business Administration & Management55055
Allied Health Professions44044
Criminal Justice & Corrections40040

Find out what Delta College's top fields of study and majors are

Additional Questions to Ask

  • Are you looking for a lot of flexibility? Does this college offer online or summer classes that might help you finish your degree?
  • Interested in graduate school? How many students from this college go on to achieve additional degrees?
  • Will a degree from this school land you a job? How many graduates were employed full time a year after graduating?

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