Del Mar College

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2020 Undergraduate Tuition
$2,070
16.4% growth from 2019
2020 Average Net Price
$5,831
After Financial Aid
2018 Student Loan
16.2%
Default Rate
2020 Enrolled Students
10,678
14.9% Full-Time
2020 Graduation Rate
12.8%
64 Graduates

About

Del Mar College is a higher education institution located in Nueces County, TX. In 2016, the most popular Bachelor's Degree concentrations at Del Mar College were .

In 2020, 1,694 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Del Mar College. 48.6% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 51.4% awarded men. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients was hispanic or latino (1,143 degrees), 2.82 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, white (406 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Del Mar College is $2,070, which is $−5,910 less than the national average for Associates Colleges ($7,980).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at Del Mar College is $2,070, which is $−5,910 less than the national average for Associates Colleges ($7,980).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $5,831.

In 2020, 41% of undergraduate students attending Del Mar College received financial aid through grants. Comparatively, 5% of undergraduate students received financial aid through loans.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$2,070
2020 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2020, the cost of tuition at Del Mar College was $2,070. The cost of tuition at Del Mar College is $−5,910 less than than the overall (public and private) national average for Associates Colleges ($7,980).

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Average Net Price

$5,831
2020 Value
1.49%
1 Year Growth

In 2020 Del Mar College had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $5,831. Between 2019 and 2020, the average net price of Del Mar College grew by 1.49%.

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Other Student Expenses

$8,005
Room and Board
$1,260
Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Del Mar College was of $8,005 in 2020. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,260. The cost of room and board increased by 13.5% between 2019 and 2020. The cost of books and supplies did not change during the same period.

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Financial Aid

Financial Aid by Income Level

41%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Grants
5%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Loans

41% of undergraduate students at Del Mar College received financial aid through grants or loans in 2020. This represents a growth of 5.13% with respect to 2019, when 39% of undergraduate students received financial aid.

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Student Loan Default Rate

Cohort default rates only account for borrowers who default in the first three years, and some schools only have a small proportion of borrowers entering repayment. These rates should be interpreted with caution, as they may not be reflective of the entire school population.
16.2%
2018 Default Rate
142
Number of Defaults

In 2018 the default rate for borrower's at Del Mar College was 16.2%, which represents 142 out of the 879 total borrowers.

A cohort default rate is the percentage of a school's borrowers who enter repayment on certain Federal Family Education Loan (FFEL) Program or William D. Ford Federal Direct Loan (Direct Loan) Program loans during a particular federal fiscal year (FY), October 1 to September 30, and default or meet other specified conditions prior to the end of the second following fiscal year.

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Enrollment

Del Mar College has a total enrollment of 10,678 students. The full-time enrollment at Del Mar College is 1,595 students and the part-time enrollment is 9,083. This means that 14.9% of students enrolled at Del Mar College are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Del Mar College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 70.2% Hispanic or Latino, 22.5% White, 2.32% Black or African American, 2.23% Asian, 0.515% Two or More Races, 0.169% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.14% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.

Students enrolled at Del Mar College in full-time Undergraduate programs are most commonly Hispanic or Latino Female (38.1%), followed by Hispanic or Latino Male (29%) and White Female (13.2%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are most commonly N/A, followed by N/A and N/A.

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

14.9%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Del Mar College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 10,678 students. The full-time enrollment at Del Mar College is 1,595 and the part-time enrollment is 9,083. This means that 14.9% of students enrolled at Del Mar College are enrolled full-time compared with 34.4% at similar Associates Colleges.

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Retention Rate over Time

50%
2020 Retention Rate

Retention rate measures the number of first-time students who began their studies the previous fall and returned to school the following fall. The retention rate for full-time undergraduates at Del Mar College was 50%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Associates Colleges (60%), Del Mar College had a retention rate lower than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity
  1. Hispanic or Latino
    7,497
  2. White
    2,400
  3. Black or African American
    248

The enrolled student population at Del Mar College is 70.2% Hispanic or Latino, 22.5% White, 2.32% Black or African American, 2.23% Asian, 0.515% Two or More Races, 0.169% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.14% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders. This includes both full-time and part-time students as well as graduate and undergraduates. By comparison, enrollment for all Associates Colleges is 44.5% White, 26.8% Hispanic or Latino, and 12.2% Black or African American.

Any student who is studying in the United States on a temporary basis is categorized as a "Non-Resident Alien", and the share of those students are shown in the chart below. Additionally, 137 students (1.28%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2020, 48 fewer women than men received degrees from Del Mar College. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients at Del Mar College is hispanic or latino (1,143 degrees awarded). There were 2.82 times more hispanic or latino graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white (406 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at Del Mar College is N/A, followed by N/A and N/A.

The most specialized majors across all degree types at Del Mar College, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Science Technologies (131 degrees awarded), Precision Production (119 degrees), and Mechanical Technologies (164 degrees).

Workforce

Common Jobs by Major

Most Common Job

The most common jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Del Mar College are Other managers (40,737 people), Construction managers (38,625 people), Software developers (29,546 people), Miscellaneous engineers, including nuclear engineers (16,518 people), and Chief executives & legislators (11,786 people).

The most specialized majors at Del Mar College are Science Technologies (131 degrees awarded), Precision Production (119 degrees), Mechanical Technologies (164 degrees), Communication Technologies (21 degrees), and Engineering Technologies (89 degrees).

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Highest Paying Jobs by Major

The highest paying jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Del Mar College are Cardiovascular technologists and technicians, Physicians, Economists, Chief executives & legislators, and Other financial clerks

The most specialized majors at Del Mar College are Science Technologies (131 degrees awarded), Precision Production (119 degrees), Mechanical Technologies (164 degrees), Communication Technologies (21 degrees), and Engineering Technologies (89 degrees).

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Common Industries by Major

Most Common Industry

The most common industries for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Del Mar College are Construction (89,719 people), Computer Systems Design (43,886 people), Architectural, engineering & related services (20,377 people), Motor vehicles & motor vehicle equipment manufacturing (16,175 people), and Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (15,237 people).

The most specialized majors at Del Mar College are Science Technologies (131 degrees awarded), Precision Production (119 degrees), Mechanical Technologies (164 degrees), Communication Technologies (21 degrees), and Engineering Technologies (89 degrees).

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Degrees

Majors Awarded

IPEDS uses the Classification of Instructional Programs (CIP) standard, so the categories may not match the exact concentrations offered by Del Mar College.
Most Common
  1. N/A
    N/A degree-majorss awarded
  2. N/A
    N/A degree-majorss awarded
  3. N/A
    N/A degree-majorss awarded

In false, the most common bachelors degree concentration at Del Mar College was N/A with N/A degrees awarded.

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Sex Breakdown for Common Majors

871
Degrees Awarded to Men
in 2020
823
Degrees Awarded to Women
in 2020

In 2020, 871 degrees were awarded to men at Del Mar College, which is 1.06 times more than the number of degrees awarded to females (823).

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Most Common Male Majors

In false, 114 degrees were awarded to men at Del Mar College in Chemical Technology, which is 14.3 times more than the 8 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In false, 125 degrees were awarded to women at Del Mar College in Registered Nursing, which is 5.68 times more than the 22 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

4%
100% Completion Time
16%
150% Completion Time

In 2020, 4% of students graduating from Del Mar College completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 16% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 22% within 200%.

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Graduation rate is defined as the percentage of full-time, first-time students who received a degree or award within a specific percentage of "normal time" to completion for their program.

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Diversity

Graduation Rate by Race and Sex

Showing demographic groups with ≥ 5 graduating students.
Black or African American Male
Highest Graduation Rate (33.3%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at Del Mar College is Male and Black or African American (33.3% graduation rate). Across all Associates Colleges, Asian Female students have the highest graduation rate (72.4%).

The department of education defines graduation rate as the percentage of full-time, first-time students who received a degree or award within 150% of "normal time" to completion.

The National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) categorizes any student who is studying in the United States on a temporary basis as a "Non-Resident Alien", and the graduation rate of those students is shown in the chart below. Additionally, 1.56% of graduates (1 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity
  1. Hispanic or Latino
    1,143 degrees awarded
  2. White
    406 degrees awarded
  3. Black or African American
    52 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Del Mar College is hispanic or latino (1,143 degrees awarded). There were 2.82 times more hispanic or latino recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white (406 degrees).

0.885% of degree recipients (15 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Sex

Most Common Sex Demographic
  1. Hispanic or Latino Male
    583 degrees awarded
  2. Hispanic or Latino Female
    560 degrees awarded
  3. White Male
    211 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and sex grouping at Del Mar College is hispanic or latino male (583 degrees awarded). There were 1.04 times more hispanic or latino male recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino female (560 degrees).

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Operations

Del Mar College has an endowment valued at nearly $23.1M, as of the end of the 2020 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $3.44M (14.9%), compared to the 5.11% average return ($226k on $4.42M) across all Associates Colleges.

In 2020, Del Mar College had a total salary expenditure of $133M. Del Mar College employs 100 Instructors, 94 Professors, and 61 Associate professors. Most academics at Del Mar College are Male Professors (57), Male Instructors(53), and Female Instructors (47).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Del Mar College are: Office and Administrative Support, with 123 employees, Management, with 105 employees, and Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services with 43 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$23.1M
2020 Endowment
9.43%
growth from 2019

Del Mar College has an endowment valued at about $23.1M, as of the end of the 2020 fiscal year. The endowment of Del Mar College grew 9.43% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $18.6M higher than than the median endowment of Associates Colleges according to the Carnegie Classification grouping.

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The small bar chart below shows the endowment quintiles for all universities in the Associates Colleges: Mixed Transfer/Career & Technical-High Traditional Carnegie Classification grouping.

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Government Grants and Contracts

Grants & Contracts
  1. $2.18M - Federal
  2. $2.13M - State
  3. $0 - Local

As of 2020, Del Mar College received $2.18M in grants and contracts from the federal government, $2.13M from state grants and contracts, and $0 from local grants and contracts.

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Expenses

Salary Expenditure

$60.7M
2020 Salaries
6.48%
growth from 2019

In 2020, Del Mar College paid a median of $60.7M in salaries, which represents 45.8% of their overall expenditure ($133M) and a 6.48% growth from the previous year. This is compared to a 0.828% growth from 2018 and a 2.16% growth from 2017.

The median for similar Associates Colleges is 16.8M (43.6% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$22.7M
Instructional Salaries
331
Number of Employees

In 2020, Del Mar College paid a total of $22.7M to 331 employees working as instructors, which represents 37.5% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $4.98M (29.6%) for similar Associates Colleges.

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Faculty and Staff

Occupations by Share

Instructor
Most Common Instructor
100 Employees
Office and Administrative Support
Most Common Non-Instructional Employee
123 Employees

In 2020, the most common positions for instructional staff at Del Mar College were Instructor with 100 employees; Professor with 94 employees; and Professor with 61 employees.

In 2020, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Del Mar College were Office and Administrative Support with 123 employees; Management with 105 employees; and Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services with 43 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Sex

Most Common Demographic
  1. Male Professor
  2. Male Instructor
  3. Female Instructor

In 2020, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Del Mar College was Male Professor with 57 employees, Male Instructor with 53 employees, and Female Instructor with 47 employees.

This chart shows the sex split between each academic rank present at Del Mar College.

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