Delta College

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2022 Undergraduate Tuition
$3,630
1.68% growth from 2021
2022 Average Net Price
$6,113
After Financial Aid
2019 Default Rate
4.37%
on Student Loans
2022 Enrolled Students
7,056
28.8% Full-Time
2022 Graduation Rate
15.2%
147 Graduates

About

Delta College is a higher education institution located in Bay County, MI. In 2022, the most popular Associates Degree concentrations at Delta College were Liberal Arts & Sciences (216 degrees awarded), General Studies (196 degrees), and Registered Nursing (132 degrees).

In 2022, 1,039 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Delta College. 63.4% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 36.6% awarded men. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients was white (823 degrees), 9.04 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (91 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Delta College is $3,630, which is $−4,482 less than the national average for Associates Colleges ($8,112).

Costs

In 2022, the median undergraduate tuition at Delta College is $3,630, which is $−4,482 less than the national average for Associates Colleges ($8,112).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $6,113.

In 2022, 100% of undergraduate students attending Delta College received financial aid through grants. Comparatively, 11% of undergraduate students received financial aid through loans.

Tuition Costs

$3,630
2022 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2022, the cost of tuition at Delta College was $3,630. The cost of tuition at Delta College is $−4,482 less than than the overall (public and private) national average for Associates Colleges ($8,112).

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Average Net Price

$6,113
2022 Value
11.3%
1 Year Growth

In 2022 Delta College had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $6,113. Between 2021 and 2022, the average net price of Delta College grew by 11.3%.

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Other Student Expenses

$3,936
Room and Board
$2,070
Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Delta College was of $3,936 in 2022. The cost of room and board increased by 1.44% between 2021 and 2022.

During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $2,070. The cost of books and supplies increased by 1.47% during the same period.

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Financial Aid by Income Level

100%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Grants
11%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Loans

100% of undergraduate students at Delta College received financial aid through grants or loans in 2022. This represents a growth of 16.3% with respect to 2021, when 86% 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.
4.37%
2019 Default Rate
48
Number of Defaults

In 2019 the default rate for borrower's at Delta College was 4.37%, which represents 48 out of the 1098 total borrowers.

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Enrollment

Delta College had a total enrollment of 7,056 students in 2022. The full-time enrollment at Delta College is 2,032 students and the part-time enrollment is 5,024. This means that 28.8% of students enrolled at Delta College are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Delta College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 74.2% White, 9.24% Black or African American, 8.22% Hispanic or Latino, 3.39% Two or More Races, 1.13% Asian, 0.312% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.0283% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.

Students enrolled at Delta College in full-time Undergraduate programs are most commonly White Female (45.3%), followed by White Male (30.9%) and Hispanic or Latino Female (4.72%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

28.8%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Delta College in 2022, both undergraduate and graduate, is 7,056 students. The full-time enrollment at Delta College is 2,032 and the part-time enrollment is 5,024. This means that 28.8% of students enrolled at Delta College are enrolled full-time compared with 32.2% at similar Associates Colleges.

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Retention Rate over Time

64%
2022 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 64%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Associates Colleges (62%), Delta College had a retention rate higher than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity (2022)
  1. White
    5,237 enrolled students
  2. Black or African American
    652 enrolled students
  3. Hispanic or Latino
    580 enrolled students

The enrolled student population at Delta College is 74.2% White, 9.24% Black or African American, 8.22% Hispanic or Latino, 3.39% Two or More Races, 1.13% Asian, 0.312% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.0283% 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 42.9% White, 27.9% Hispanic or Latino, and 12.5% Black or African American.

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Graduates

In 2022, 279 more women than men received degrees from Delta College. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients at Delta College is white (823 degrees awarded). There were 9.04 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (91 degrees).

The most common Associates Degree concentration at Delta College is Liberal Arts & Sciences (216 degrees awarded), followed by General Studies (196 degrees) and Registered Nursing (132 degrees).

In 2022,  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 Science Technologies (10 degrees awarded), Precision Production (54 degrees), and Liberal Arts & Humanities (413 degrees).

Common Jobs by Major

The most common jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Delta College are Elementary & middle school teachers (94,031 people), Other managers (68,347 people), Construction managers (45,638 people), Software developers (36,265 people), and Education administrators (27,240 people).

The most specialized majors at Delta College in 2022 are Science Technologies (10 degrees awarded), Precision Production (54 degrees), Liberal Arts & Humanities (413 degrees), Human Sciences (30 degrees), and Construction (16 degrees) (as of 2022).

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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 Surgeons, Cardiovascular technologists and technicians, Skincare specialists, Broadcast announcers and radio disc jockeys, and Physicians

The most specialized majors at Delta College are Science Technologies (10 degrees awarded), Precision Production (54 degrees), Liberal Arts & Humanities (413 degrees), Human Sciences (30 degrees), and Construction (16 degrees) (as of 2022).

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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 Delta College are Elementary & secondary schools (190,093 people), Construction (112,396 people), Computer Systems Design (62,605 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (57,729 people), and General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (55,322 people).

The most specialized majors at Delta College are Science Technologies (10 degrees awarded), Precision Production (54 degrees), Liberal Arts & Humanities (413 degrees), Human Sciences (30 degrees), and Construction (16 degrees) (as of 2022).

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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 (2022)
  1. 216 degrees awarded
  2. 196 degrees awarded
  3. 132 degrees awarded

In 2022, the most common associates degree concentration at Delta College was Liberal Arts & Sciences with 216 degrees awarded.

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Sex Breakdown for Common Majors

380
Degrees Awarded to Men
in 2022
659
Degrees Awarded to Women
in 2022

In 2022, 380 degrees were awarded to men at Delta College, which is 0.577 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (659).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2022, 74 degrees were awarded to men at Delta College in General Studies, which is 0.607 times less than the 122 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2022, 152 degrees were awarded to men at Delta College in Liberal Arts & Sciences, which is 2.34 times more than the 65 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

8%
100% Completion Time
16%
150% Completion Time

In 2022, 8% of students graduating from Delta 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 23% 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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Graduation Rate by Race and Sex

Showing demographic groups with ≥ 5 graduating students.
Hispanic or Latino Female
Highest Graduation Rate (21.3%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate in 2022 at Delta College is Female and Hispanic or Latino (21.3% graduation rate). Across all Associates Colleges, Asian Female students have the highest graduation rate (73.2%).

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, 5.44% of graduates (8 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity (2022)
  1. White
    823 degrees awarded
  2. Black or African American
    91 degrees awarded
  3. Hispanic or Latino
    59 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Delta College is white (823 degrees awarded). There were 9.04 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (91 degrees).

3.08% of degree recipients (32 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Sex

Most Common Sex Demographic (2022)
  1. White Female
    515 degrees awarded
  2. White Male
    308 degrees awarded
  3. Black or African American Female
    66 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and sex grouping at Delta College is white female (515 degrees awarded). There were 1.67 times more white female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white male (308 degrees).

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Operations

Delta College has an endowment valued at nearly $28.3M, as of the end of the 2022 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of −NaNM (−21.2%) compared to the 0.843% average return (43.9k on 5.21M) across all Associates Colleges.

In 2022, Delta College had a total salary expenditure of 89.1M. Delta College employs 72 Associate professors, 61 Professors and 18 Instructors. Most academics at Delta College are Male Associate professor (39), Female Professor (34), and Female Associate professor (33).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Delta College are: Office and Administrative Support, with 69 employees, Management, with 55 employees, and Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services with 52 employees.

Endowment

$28.3M
2022 Endowment
15.8%
decline from 2021

Delta College has an endowment valued at about $28.3M, as of the end of the 2022 fiscal year. The endowment of Delta College declined 15.8% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $23.1M 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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Salary Expenditure

$35.5M
2022 Salaries
2.91%
growth from 2021

In 2022, Delta College paid a median of $35.5M in salaries, which represents 39.8% of their overall expenditure ($89.1M) and a 2.91% growth from the previous year.

The median for similar Associates Colleges is 16.8M (40.1% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$15.4M
Instructional Salaries
165
Number of Employees

In 2022, Delta College paid a total of $15.4M to 165 employees working as instructors, which represents 43.3% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $5.35M (31.8%) for similar Associates Colleges.

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Occupations by Share

Associate professor
Most Common Instructor
72 Employees
Office and Administrative Support
Most Common Non-Instructional Employee
69 Employees

In 2022, the most common positions for instructional staff at Delta College were Associate professor with 72 employees, Professor with 61 employees, and Instructor with 18 employees.

In 2022, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Delta College were Office and Administrative Support with 69 employees, Management with 55 employees, and Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services with 52 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Sex

Most Common Demographic (2022)
  1. Male Associate professor
  2. Female Professor
  3. Female Associate professor

In 2022, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Delta College was Male Associate professor with 39 employees, Female Professor with 34 employees, and Female Associate professor with 33 employees.

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

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