Delaware County Community College

Add Comparison
2017 Undergraduate Tuition
$3,690
8.85% growth from 2016
2017 Average Net Price
$9,470
After Financial Aid
2016 Student Loan
13.7%
Default Rate
2017 Enrolled Students
11,030
28.5% Full-Time
2017 Graduation Rate
16.5%
179 Graduates

About

Delaware County Community College is a higher education institution located in Delaware County, PA. In 2016, the most popular Bachelor's Degree concentrations at Delaware County Community College were .

In 2017, 1,453 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Delaware County Community College. 54.9% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 45.1% awarded men. The majority of degree recipients were white (894 degrees), 2.58 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (346 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Delaware County Community College is $3,690, which is $-3,724 less than the national average for Associates Colleges ($7,414).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at Delaware County Community College is $3,690, which is $-3,724 less than the national average for Associates Colleges ($7,414).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $9,470.

In 2017, 40% of undergraduate students received federal grants, while 29% of undergraduate students received federal loans.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$3,690
2017 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2017, the cost of tuition at Delaware County Community College was $3,690. The cost of tuition at Delaware County Community College is $-3,724 less than than the overall (public and private) national average for Associates Colleges ($7,414).

This chart compares the tuition costs of Delaware County Community College (in red) with those of other similar universities.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Average Net Price

$9,470
2017 Value
62.6%
1 Year Growth

In 2017 Delaware County Community College had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $9,470. Between 2016 and 2017, the average net price of Delaware County Community College grew by 62.6%.

This chart compares the average net price of Delaware County Community College (in red) with that of other similar universities.

Average net price is calculated from full-time beginning undergraduate students who were awarded a grant or scholarship from federal, state or local governments, or the institution.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Other Student Expenses

$6,600
Room and Board
$1,750
Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Delaware County Community College was of $6,600 in 2017. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,750. The cost of room and board increased by 1.54% between 2016 and 2017. The cost of books and supplies increased by 2.94% during the same period.

This chart compares the average student costs at Delaware County Community College (in red) with that of similar universities.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Financial Aid

Financial Aid by Income Level

40%
Of Undergraduates Receive Grants
29%
Of Undergraduates Receive Federal Loans

40% of undergraduate students at Delaware County Community College received grants or loans in 2017. This represents a decline of 20% with respect to 2016, when 50% of undergraduate students received financial aid.

This chart compares the average award discount at Delaware County Community College (in red) with that of other similar universities.

The average award discount is the ratio between the average grant or scholarship value, and the cost, which is the sum of out-of-state tuition, room, board, book, supplies, and other expenses.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

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.
13.7%
2016 Default Rate
382
Number of Defaults

In 2016 the default rate for borrower's at Delaware County Community College was 13.7%, which represents 382 out of the 2791 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.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Enrollment

Delaware County Community College has a total enrollment of 11,030 students. The full-time enrollment at Delaware County Community College is 3,141 students and the part-time enrollment is 7,889. This means that 28.5% of students enrolled at Delaware County Community College are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Delaware County Community College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 55.6% White, 28.2% Black or African American, 4.72% Asian, 3.56% Hispanic or Latino, 2.53% Two or More Races, 0.363% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.0544% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.

Students enrolled at Delaware County Community College in full-time Undergraduate programs are majority White Male (31.7%), followed by White Female (25.4%) and Black or African American Female (13%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are majority N/A, followed by N/A and N/A.

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

28.5%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Delaware County Community College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 11,030 students. The full-time enrollment at Delaware County Community College is 3,141 and the part-time enrollment is 7,889. This means that 28.5% of students enrolled at Delaware County Community College are enrolled full-time compared with 36% at similar Associates Colleges.

This chart shows the full-time vs part-time enrollment status at Delaware County Community College (in red) compares to similar universities.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Retention Rate over Time

58%
2017 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 Delaware County Community College was 58%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Associates Colleges (61%), Delaware County Community College had a retention rate lower than its peers.

This chart shows the retention rate over time at Delaware County Community College (highlighted in red) compares to similar universities.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity
  1. White
    6,133
  2. Black or African American
    3,106
  3. Asian
    521

The enrolled student population at Delaware County Community College is 55.6% White, 28.2% Black or African American, 4.72% Asian, 3.56% Hispanic or Latino, 2.53% Two or More Races, 0.363% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.0544% 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 45.9% White, 25.3% Hispanic or Latino, and 12.8% 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, 433 students (3.93%) did not report their race.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart
View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Graduates

In 2017, 141 more women than men received degrees from Delaware County Community College. The majority of degree recipients at Delaware County Community College are white (894 degrees awarded). There were 2.58 times more white graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (346 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at Delaware County Community College is N/A, followed by N/A and N/A.

The most specialized majors across all degree types at Delaware County Community College, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Construction (43 degrees awarded), Protective Services (150 degrees), and Liberal Arts & Humanities (231 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 Delaware County Community College are Registered nurses (1,307,629 people), Elementary & middle school teachers (146,235 people), Medical & health services managers (141,492 people), Pharmacists (130,292 people), and Police officers (123,762 people).

The most specialized majors at Delaware County Community College are Construction (43 degrees awarded), Protective Services (150 degrees), Liberal Arts & Humanities (231 degrees), Mechanical Technologies (47 degrees), and Health (407 degrees).

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Highest Paying Jobs by Major

Highest Paying Job

The highest paying jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Delaware County Community College are Surgeons, Public relations specialists, Physicians, Podiatrists, and Chief executives & legislators

The most specialized majors at Delaware County Community College are Construction (43 degrees awarded), Protective Services (150 degrees), Liberal Arts & Humanities (231 degrees), Mechanical Technologies (47 degrees), and Health (407 degrees).

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Common Industries by Major

The most common industries for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Delaware County Community College are General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (1,448,789 people), Elementary & secondary schools (358,575 people), Justice, public order, & safety activities (320,787 people), Outpatient care centers (210,965 people), and Offices of physicians (194,305 people).

The most specialized majors at Delaware County Community College are Construction (43 degrees awarded), Protective Services (150 degrees), Liberal Arts & Humanities (231 degrees), Mechanical Technologies (47 degrees), and Health (407 degrees).

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Degrees

Majors Awarded

IPEDS uses the Classification of Instructional Programs (CIP) standard, so the categories may not match the exact concentrations offered by Delaware County Community 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 Delaware County Community College was N/A with N/A degree-majorss awarded.

This visualization illustrates the percentage of degree-majors recipients from bachelors degree programs at Delaware County Community College according to their major.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Gender Breakdown for Common Majors

Degrees Awarded to Men
  1. 656
  2. 797

In 2017, 656 degrees were awarded to men at Delaware County Community College, which is 0.823 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (797).

This chart displays the gender disparity between the top 5 majors at Delaware County Community College by degrees awarded.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Most Common Male Majors

In false, 99 degrees were awarded to men at Delaware County Community College in Criminal Justice - Police Science, which is 7.62 times more than the 13 female recipients with that same degree.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Most Common Female Majors

In false, 119 degrees were awarded to women at Delaware County Community College in Registered Nursing, which is 5.17 times more than the 23 male recipients with that same degree.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Time to Complete

7%
100% Completion Time
16%
150% Completion Time

In 2017, 7% of students graduating from Delaware County Community 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%.

The following chart shows these completion rates over time compared to the average for the Associates Colleges Carnegie Classification group.

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.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Diversity

Graduation Rate by Race and Gender

Showing demographic groups with ≥ 5 graduating students.
Two or More Races Male
Highest Graduation Rate (37.5%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at Delaware County Community College is Male and Two or More Races (37.5% graduation rate). Across all Associates Colleges, Asian Female students have the highest graduation rate (68.1%).

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, 1.12% of graduates (2 students) did not report their race.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart
View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity
  1. White
    894 degrees awarded
  2. Black or African American
    346 degrees awarded
  3. Asian
    74 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Delaware County Community College is white (894 degrees awarded). There were 2.58 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (346 degrees).

3.17% of degree recipients (46 students) did not report their race.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Race & Ethnicity by Gender

Most Common Gender Demographic
  1. White Female
    457 degrees awarded
  2. White Male
    437 degrees awarded
  3. Black or African American Female
    229 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and gender grouping at Delaware County Community College is white female (457 degrees awarded). There were 1.05 times more white female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white male (437 degrees).

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Operations

Delaware County Community College has an endowment valued at nearly $2.82M, as of the end of the 2017 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $1.27M (45.2%), compared to the 2.22% average return ($81.1k on $3.66M) across all Associates Colleges.

In 2017, Delaware County Community College had a total salary expenditure of $105M. Delaware County Community College employs 46 Assistant professors, 45 Professors, and 43 Associate professors. Most academics at Delaware County Community College are Female Assistant professors (35), Female Professors(24), and Female Associate professors (22).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Delaware County Community College are: Office and Administrative Support, with 79 employees, Management, with 59 employees, and Service with 56 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$2.82M
2017 Endowment
10.9%
growth from 2016

Delaware County Community College has an endowment valued at about $2.82M, as of the end of the 2017 fiscal year. The endowment of Delaware County Community College grew 10.9% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $841k lower than than the median endowment of Associates Colleges according to the Carnegie Classification grouping.

This line chart shows how the endowment at Delaware County Community College (in red) compares to that of some similar universities.

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

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart
View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Government Grants and Contracts

Grants & Contracts
  1. $1.78M - Federal
  2. $2.47M - State
  3. $344k - Local

As of 2017, Delaware County Community College received $1.78M in grants and contracts from the federal government, $2.47M from state grants and contracts, and $344k from local grants and contracts.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Expenses

Salary Expenditure

$47M
2017 Salaries
0.385%
growth from 2016

In 2017, Delaware County Community College paid a median of $47M in salaries, which represents 45% of their overall expenditure ($105M) and a 0.385% growth from the previous year. This is compared to a 2.11% growth from 2015 and a 3.48% growth from 2014.

The median for similar Associates Colleges is 14.9M (41.7% of overall expenditures).

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Instructional Salaries

$12.3M
Instructional Salaries
139
Number of Employees

In 2017, Delaware County Community College paid a total of $12.3M to 139 employees working as instructors, which represents 26.1% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $6.95M (28.7%) for similar Associates Colleges: High Transfer-High Traditional.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Faculty and Staff

Occupations by Share

Assistant professor
Most Common Instructor
46 Employees
Office and Administrative Support
Most Common Non-Instructional Employee
79 Employees

In 2017, the most common positions for instructional staff at Delaware County Community College were Assistant professor with 46 employees; Professor with 45 employees; and Professor with 43 employees.

In 2017, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Delaware County Community College were Office and Administrative Support with 79 employees; Management with 59 employees; and Service with 56 employees.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Instructors by Academic Rank and Gender

Most Common Demographic
  1. Female Assistant professor
  2. Female Professor
  3. Female Associate professor

In 2017, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Delaware County Community College was Female Assistant professor with 35 employees, Female Professor with 24 employees, and Female Associate professor with 22 employees.

This chart shows the gender split between each academic rank present at Delaware County Community College.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart