Delgado Community College

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2016 Undergraduate Tuition

$3,335

0% growth from 2015

2016 Average Net Price

$7,990

After Financial Aid

2015 Student Loan

17.1%

Default Rate

2016 Enrolled Students

15,110

36.1% Full-Time

2016 Graduation Rate

11.2%

220 Graduates

About

Delgado Community College is a higher education institution located in Orleans Parish, LA. In 2016, the most popular Bachelor's Degree concentrations at Delgado Community College were .

In 2016, 3,600 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Delgado Community College. 65.6% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 34.4% awarded men. The majority of degree recipients were white (1,464 degrees), 1.04 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (1408 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Delgado Community College is $3,335, which is $-3,985 less than the national average for Associates Colleges ($7,320).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at Delgado Community College is $3,335, which is $-3,985 less than the national average for Associates Colleges ($7,320).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $7,990.

In 2016, 66% of undergraduate students received federal grants, while 53% of undergraduate students received federal loans.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$3,335

2016 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2016, the cost of tuition at Delgado Community College was $3,335. The cost of tuition at Delgado Community College is $-3,985 less than than the overall (public and private) national average for Associates Colleges ($7,320).

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Average Net Price

$7,990

2016 Value

1.52%

1 Year Growth

In 2016 Delgado Community College had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $7,990. Between 2015 and 2016, the average net price of Delgado Community College grew by 1.52%.

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Other Student Expenses

$8,789

Room and Board

$1,200

Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Delgado Community College was of $8,789 in 2016. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,200. The cost of room and board did not change between 2015 and 2016. The cost of books and supplies did not change during the same period.

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Financial Aid

Financial Aid by Income Level

66%

Of Undergraduates Receive Grants

53%

Of Undergraduates Receive Federal Loans

66% of undergraduate students at Delgado Community College received grants or loans in 2016. This represents a growth of 1.54% with respect to 2015, when 65% 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.

17.1%

2015 Default Rate

982

Number of Defaults

In 2015 the default rate for borrower's at Delgado Community College was 17.1%, which represents 982 out of the 5751 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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Admissions

Delgado Community College received N/A undergraduate applications in N/A, which represents a 0% annual growth. Out of those N/A applicants, N/A students were accepted for enrollment, representing a N/A% acceptance rate.

There were 15,110 students enrolled at Delgado Community College in 2016, and N/A% of first-time enrollees submitted SAT scores with their applications.

Delgado Community College has an overall enrollment yield of N/A%, which represents the number of admitted students who ended up enrolling.

Acceptance Rate

N/A%

Acceptance Rate in N/A

N/A

Accepted Out of N/A

In N/A, the undergraduate acceptance rate of Delgado Community College was N/A% (N/A admissions from N/A applications). This is approximately the same as the acceptance rate of N/A, which was N/A%. Between N/A and N/A, the number of applicants stayed by N/A%, while admissions stayed by N/A%.

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SAT Scores

N/A%

Submission Percentage

N/A

Scores Submitted

N/A% of enrolled first-time students at Delgado Community College in N/A submitted SAT scores with their applications.

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Enrollment

Delgado Community College has a total enrollment of 15,110 students. The full-time enrollment at Delgado Community College is 5,451 students and the part-time enrollment is 9,659. This means that 36.1% of students enrolled at Delgado Community College are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Delgado Community College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 48.4% Black or African American, 31.9% White, 9.25% Hispanic or Latino, 3.01% Asian, 2.59% Two or More Races, 0.496% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.106% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.

Students enrolled at Delgado Community College in full-time Undergraduate programs are majority Black or African American Female (31.6%), followed by White Female (18.7%) and Black or African American Male (15.1%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are majority N/A, followed by N/A and N/A.

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

36.1%

Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Delgado Community College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 15,110 students. The full-time enrollment at Delgado Community College is 5,451 and the part-time enrollment is 9,659. This means that 36.1% of students enrolled at Delgado Community College are enrolled full-time compared with 36.5% at similar Associates Colleges.

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Retention Rate over Time

51%

2016 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 Delgado Community College was 51%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Associates Colleges (60%), Delgado Community College had a retention rate lower than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity

  1. Black or African American

    7,315

  2. White

    4,815

  3. Hispanic or Latino

    1,397

The enrolled student population at Delgado Community College is 48.4% Black or African American, 31.9% White, 9.25% Hispanic or Latino, 3.01% Asian, 2.59% Two or More Races, 0.496% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.106% 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 46.8% White, 24.4% Hispanic or Latino, and 13% 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, 462 students (3.06%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2016, 1122 more women than men received degrees from Delgado Community College. The majority of degree recipients at Delgado Community College are white (1,464 degrees awarded). There were 1.04 times more white graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (1408 degrees).

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

The most specialized majors across all degree types at Delgado Community College, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Construction (83 degrees awarded), Engineering Technologies (210 degrees), and Liberal Arts & Humanities (1,095 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 Delgado Community College are Registered nurses (1,241,898 people), Medical & health services managers (139,565 people), Miscellaneous managers (138,545 people), Pharmacists (116,779 people), and Elementary & middle school teachers (115,010 people).

The most specialized majors at Delgado Community College are Construction (83 degrees awarded), Engineering Technologies (210 degrees), Liberal Arts & Humanities (1,095 degrees), Personal & Culinary Services (214 degrees), and Health (1,116 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 Delgado Community College are Securities, commodities, & financial services sales agents, Physicians & surgeons, Chief executives & legislators, Personal financial advisors, and Other Sales Workers

The most specialized majors at Delgado Community College are Construction (83 degrees awarded), Engineering Technologies (210 degrees), Liberal Arts & Humanities (1,095 degrees), Personal & Culinary Services (214 degrees), and Health (1,116 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 Delgado Community College are Hospitals (1,421,048 people), Elementary & secondary schools (293,562 people), Outpatient care centers (193,358 people), Offices of physicians (165,429 people), and Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (143,015 people).

The most specialized majors at Delgado Community College are Construction (83 degrees awarded), Engineering Technologies (210 degrees), Liberal Arts & Humanities (1,095 degrees), Personal & Culinary Services (214 degrees), and Health (1,116 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 Delgado Community College.

Most Common

  1. N/A

    N/A degrees awarded

  2. N/A

    N/A degrees awarded

  3. N/A

    N/A degrees awarded

In N/A, the most common bachelors degree concentration at Delgado Community College was N/A with N/A degrees awarded.

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Gender Breakdown for Common Majors

Degrees Awarded to Men

  1. 1,239

  2. 2,361

In 2016, 1,239 degrees were awarded to men at Delgado Community College, which is 0.525 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (2,361).

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Most Common Male Majors

In N/A, 271 degrees were awarded to men at Delgado Community College in General Studies, which is 0.352 times less than the 769 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In N/A, 769 degrees were awarded to women at Delgado Community College in General Studies, which is 2.84 times more than the 271 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

6%

100% Completion Time

11%

150% Completion Time

In 2016, 6% of students graduating from Delgado Community College completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 11% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 16% 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 Gender

Showing demographic groups with ≥ 5 graduating students.

American Indian or Alaska Native Male

Highest Graduation Rate (42.9%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at Delgado Community College is Male and American Indian or Alaska Native (42.9% graduation rate). Across all Associates Colleges, Asian Female students have the highest graduation rate (67.2%).

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, 5.45% of graduates (12 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity

  1. White

    1,464 degrees awarded

  2. Black or African American

    1,408 degrees awarded

  3. Hispanic or Latino

    295 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Delgado Community College is white (1,464 degrees awarded). There were 1.04 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (1408 degrees).

4.28% of degree recipients (154 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Gender

Most Common Gender Demographic

  1. Black or African American Female

    972 degrees awarded

  2. White Female

    919 degrees awarded

  3. White Male

    545 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and gender grouping at Delgado Community College is black or african american female (972 degrees awarded). There were 1.06 times more black or african american female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white female (919 degrees).

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Operations

Delgado Community College has an endowment valued at nearly $2.12M, as of the end of the 2015 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $198k (9.33%), compared to the 1.4% average return ($43.5k on $3.12M) across all Associates Colleges.

In 2015, Delgado Community College had a total expenditure of $126M. Of that $126M, they spent $51.2M on salaries and $126M on benefits.

Delgado Community College employs 124 Instructors, 93 Assistant professors, and 85 Professors. Most academics at Delgado Community College are Female Instructors (66), Female Professors(63), and Male Instructors (58).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Delgado Community College are: Business and Financial Operations, with 154 employees, Office and Administrative Support, with 69 employees, and Management with 66 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$2.12M

2015 Endowment

0%

growth from 2014

Delgado Community College has an endowment valued at about $2.12M, as of the end of the 2015 fiscal year. The endowment of Delgado Community College stayed 0% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $994k lower 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. $5.14M - Federal

  2. $1.15M - State

  3. $0 - Local

As of 2015, Delgado Community College received $5.14M in grants and contracts from the federal government, $1.15M from state grants and contracts, and $0 from local grants and contracts.

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Expenses

Primary Expenses

Expenditure values can vary depending on whether the institution is public or private, and are not available for private-for-profit schools.

$51.2M

Salary Expenditure

$126M

Benefits Expenditure

In 2015, Delgado Community College had a total expenditure of $126M. Of that $126M, they spent $51.2M on salaries and $126M on benefits.

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Expenditure by Category

This tree map shows all of the primary expenses of Research at Delgado Community College as a share of total expenditure.

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Salary Expenditure

$51.2M

2015 Salaries

0.442%

growth from 2014

In 2015, Delgado Community College paid a median of $51.2M in salaries, which represents 40.5% of their overall expenditure ($126M) and a 0.442% growth from the previous year. This is compared to a 8.3% decline from 2013 and a 2.03% decline from 2012.

The median for similar Associates Colleges is 17.1M (52.8% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$18.5M

Instructional Salaries

390

Number of Employees

In 2015, Delgado Community College paid a total of $18.5M to 390 employees working as instructors, which represents 36.1% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $4.44M (31%) for similar Associates Colleges.

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Faculty and Staff

Occupations by Share

Instructor

Most Common Instructor

124 Employees

Business and Financial Operations

Most Common Non-Instructional Employee

154 Employees

In 2016, the most common positions for instructional staff at Delgado Community College were Instructor with 124 employees; Assistant professor with 93 employees; and Assistant professor with 85 employees.

In 2016, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Delgado Community College were Business and Financial Operations with 154 employees; Office and Administrative Support with 69 employees; and Management with 66 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Gender

Most Common Demographic

  1. Female Instructor

  2. Female Professor

  3. Male Instructor

In 2016, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Delgado Community College was Female Instructor with 66 employees, Female Professor with 63 employees, and Male Instructor with 58 employees.

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

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