Delta College

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2019 Undergraduate Tuition
$3,450
2.68% growth from 2018
2019 Average Net Price
$3,866
After Financial Aid
2017 Student Loan
14.6%
Default Rate
2019 Enrolled Students
7,819
35% Full-Time
2018 Graduation Rate
14.7%
134 Graduates

About

Delta College is a higher education institution located in Bay County, MI. In 2016, the most popular Bachelor's Degree concentrations at Delta College were .

In 2019, 1,197 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Delta College. 61.7% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 38.3% awarded men. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients was white (1,005 degrees), 13.6 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (74 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Delta College is $3,450, which is $−4,374 less than the national average for Associates Colleges ($7,824).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at Delta College is $3,450, which is $−4,374 less than the national average for Associates Colleges ($7,824).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $3,866.

In 2019, 46% of undergraduate students received federal grants, while 16% of undergraduate students received federal loans.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$3,450
2019 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2019, the cost of tuition at Delta College was $3,450. The cost of tuition at Delta College is $−4,374 less than than the overall (public and private) national average for Associates Colleges ($7,824).

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Average Net Price

$3,866
2019 Value
9.16%
1 Year Growth

In 2019 Delta College had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $3,866. Between 2018 and 2019, the average net price of Delta College grew by 9.16%.

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Other Student Expenses

$3,616
Room and Board
$1,768
Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Delta College was of $3,616 in 2019. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,768. The cost of room and board increased by 5.36% between 2018 and 2019. The cost of books and supplies did not change during the same period.

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Financial Aid

Financial Aid by Income Level

46%
Of Undergraduates Receive Grants
16%
Of Undergraduates Receive Federal Loans

46% of undergraduate students at Delta College received grants or loans in 2019. This represents a decline of 2.13% with respect to 2018, when 47% 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.
14.6%
2017 Default Rate
208
Number of Defaults

In 2017 the default rate for borrower's at Delta College was 14.6%, which represents 208 out of the 1421 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

Delta College has a total enrollment of 7,819 students. The full-time enrollment at Delta College is 2,737 students and the part-time enrollment is 5,082. This means that 35% of students enrolled at Delta College are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Delta College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 76.6% White, 7.53% Hispanic or Latino, 7.3% Black or African American, 2.93% Two or More Races, 0.844% Asian, 0.422% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.0895% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.

Students enrolled at Delta College in full-time Undergraduate programs are most commonly White Female (43.7%), followed by White Male (34.1%) and Hispanic or Latino Female (4.82%). 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

35%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Delta College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 7,819 students. The full-time enrollment at Delta College is 2,737 and the part-time enrollment is 5,082. This means that 35% of students enrolled at Delta College are enrolled full-time compared with 34.9% at similar Associates Colleges.

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Retention Rate over Time

62%
2019 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 Delta College was 62%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Associates Colleges (61%), Delta College had a retention rate higher than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity
  1. White
    5,992
  2. Hispanic or Latino
    589
  3. Black or African American
    571

The enrolled student population at Delta College is 76.6% White, 7.53% Hispanic or Latino, 7.3% Black or African American, 2.93% Two or More Races, 0.844% Asian, 0.422% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.0895% 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% White, 26.9% Hispanic or Latino, and 12.5% 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, 305 students (3.9%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2019, 279 more women than men received degrees from Delta College. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients at Delta College is white (1,005 degrees awarded). There were 13.6 times more white graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (74 degrees).

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

The most specialized majors across all degree types at Delta College, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Precision Production (57 degrees awarded), Science Technologies (7 degrees), and Liberal Arts & Humanities (455 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 Delta College are Police officers (135,068 people), Elementary & middle school teachers (99,246 people), Other managers (76,505 people), Social workers, all other (45,614 people), and Construction managers (43,886 people).

The most specialized majors at Delta College are Precision Production (57 degrees awarded), Science Technologies (7 degrees), Liberal Arts & Humanities (455 degrees), Construction (24 degrees), and Human Sciences (38 degrees).

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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 Delta College are Dentists, Physicians, Aircraft pilots & flight engineers, Chief executives & legislators, and Lawyers, & judges, magistrates, & other judicial workers

The most specialized majors at Delta College are Precision Production (57 degrees awarded), Science Technologies (7 degrees), Liberal Arts & Humanities (455 degrees), Construction (24 degrees), and Human Sciences (38 degrees).

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Common Industries by Major

The most common industries for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Delta College are Justice, public order, & safety activities (330,184 people), Elementary & secondary schools (225,659 people), Construction (111,529 people), General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (69,831 people), and Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (65,814 people).

The most specialized majors at Delta College are Precision Production (57 degrees awarded), Science Technologies (7 degrees), Liberal Arts & Humanities (455 degrees), Construction (24 degrees), and Human Sciences (38 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 Delta 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 Delta College was N/A with N/A degrees awarded.

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Gender Breakdown for Common Majors

459
Degrees Awarded to Men
in 2019
738
Degrees Awarded to Women
in 2019

In 2019, 459 degrees were awarded to men at Delta College, which is 0.622 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (738).

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Most Common Male Majors

In false, 104 degrees were awarded to men at Delta College in Liberal Arts & Sciences, which is 0.619 times less than the 168 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In false, 168 degrees were awarded to women at Delta College in Liberal Arts & Sciences, which is 1.62 times more than the 104 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

6%
100% Completion Time
15%
150% Completion Time

In 2019, 6% of students graduating from Delta College completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 15% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 20% 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 Female
Highest Graduation Rate (75%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at Delta College is Female and American Indian or Alaska Native (75% graduation rate). Across all Associates Colleges, Asian Female students have the highest graduation rate (69.1%).

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, 1.49% of graduates (2 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity
  1. White
    1,005 degrees awarded
  2. Black or African American
    74 degrees awarded
  3. Hispanic or Latino
    74 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Delta College is white (1,005 degrees awarded). There were 13.6 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (74 degrees).

1.34% of degree recipients (16 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Gender

Most Common Gender Demographic
  1. White Female
    613 degrees awarded
  2. White Male
    392 degrees awarded
  3. Black or African American Female
    52 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and gender grouping at Delta College is white female (613 degrees awarded). There were 1.56 times more white female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white male (392 degrees).

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Operations

Delta College has an endowment valued at nearly $25.6M, as of the end of the 2019 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $3.26M (12.7%), compared to the 5.92% average return ($255k on $4.3M) across all Associates Colleges.

In 2019, Delta College had a total salary expenditure of $100M. Delta College employs 74 Associate professors, 56 Professors, and 26 Assistant professors. Most academics at Delta College are Male Associate professors (40), Female Associate professors(34), and Female Professors (30).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Delta College are: Office and Administrative Support, with 91 employees, Management, with 68 employees, and Service with 39 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$25.6M
2019 Endowment
5.95%
growth from 2018

Delta College has an endowment valued at about $25.6M, as of the end of the 2019 fiscal year. The endowment of Delta College grew 5.95% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $21.3M 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-Mixed Traditional/Nontraditional Carnegie Classification grouping.

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Government Grants and Contracts

Grants & Contracts
  1. $3.94M - Federal
  2. $110k - State
  3. $0 - Local

As of 2019, Delta College received $3.94M in grants and contracts from the federal government, $110k from state grants and contracts, and $0 from local grants and contracts.

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Expenses

Salary Expenditure

$37.9M
2019 Salaries
0.115%
decline from 2018

In 2019, Delta College paid a median of $37.9M in salaries, which represents 37.9% of their overall expenditure ($100M) and a 0.115% decline from the previous year. This is compared to a 2.04% growth from 2017 and a 0.0815% growth from 2016.

The median for similar Associates Colleges is 16.6M (44.7% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$15.2M
Instructional Salaries
174
Number of Employees

In 2019, Delta College paid a total of $15.2M to 174 employees working as instructors, which represents 40.2% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $5.1M (30.7%) for similar Associates Colleges.

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Faculty and Staff

Occupations by Share

Associate professor
Most Common Instructor
74 Employees
Office and Administrative Support
Most Common Non-Instructional Employee
91 Employees

In 2019, the most common positions for instructional staff at Delta College were Associate professor with 74 employees; Professor with 56 employees; and Professor with 26 employees.

In 2019, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Delta College were Office and Administrative Support with 91 employees; Management with 68 employees; and Service with 39 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Gender

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

In 2019, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Delta College was Male Associate professor with 40 employees, Female Associate professor with 34 employees, and Female Professor with 30 employees.

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

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