Del Mar College

Tel: (361)698-1255
10,439 students
Public institution
  • Del Mar College is a comprehensive community college with two primary campuses located in Corpus Christi, Texas. Del Mar College is supported by local taxes, appropriations by the Texas Legislature, tuition and fees, and gifts and grants.
School Highlights
Del Mar College serves 10,439 students (27% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 26:1 is lower than the state community college average of 34:1.
Minority enrollment is 71% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 61%.
Del Mar College is one of 2 community colleges within Nueces County, TX.
The nearest community college is Kaplan College-Corpus Christi (2.60 miles away).

School Overview

The teacher population of 395 teachers has declined by 31% over five years.
College Del Mar College (TX) Community College Avg.
Institution Level At least 2 but less than 4 years At least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution Control Public institution Public
Total Faculty 395 staff
65 staff

Student Body

The student population of 10,439 has declined by 12% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 26:1 has increased from 21:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.55 is less than the state average of 0.69. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Total Enrollment 10,439 students 1,394 students
Student : Teacher Ratio 26:1
34:1
# Full-Time Students 2,831 students
932 students
# Part-Time Students 7,608 students
2,653 students
% American Indian/Alaskan
1%
-
% Asian
2%
4%
% Hispanic
60%
37%
% Black
2%
13%
% White
29%
39%
% Two or more races
1%
2%
% Unknown races
4%
3%
% Non Resident races
1%
2%
Diversity ScoreThe chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body. 0.55 0.69

Finances and Admission

The public in-state tuition of $3,686 is more than the state average of $3,168. The in-state tuition has stayed relatively flat over four years.
The public out-state tuition of $4,648 is more than the state average of $4,242. The out-state tuition has stayed relatively flat over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees $3,686 $3,168
Out-State Tuition Fees $4,648 $4,242
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid 69%
85%
Source: 2014 (latest year available) IPEDS

School Notes

  • Del Mar College, a comprehensive community college in Corpus Christi, Texas, USA. The college offer more academic, occupational, technical and continuing education programs than any other college or university in the area. Each year, over 24,000 students enroll in one of our 150 different credit and noncredit programs. The college offers Associate in Arts and Associate in Science degrees in over 50 university transfer majors; Associate in Applied Science degrees, Enhanced Skills Certificates, and Certificates of Achievement in more than 80 occupational fields. The College offers special scheduling options including Rapid Track, weekend, videoconferencing, telecourses, short-semester, off-campus, and online courses. 330 students took telecourses in the Fall 2003 semester, and over 1,900 students took courses online. Over 180 students took Rapid Track courses in the first Fall Rapid Track session, and over 640 students took courses on weekends. Del Mar College is accredited by the Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools to award Certificates of Achievement and Associate degrees.

Nearby Schools

  • College Location Mi. Students
  • 399 students | 2.60 Mi1620 S. Padre Island Drive, #600
    Corpus Christi TX  78416
    (361)852-2900
    2.60399
  • 3,759 students | 51.30 Mi3800 Charco Rd
    Beeville TX  78102
    (361)354-2200
    51.303,759
  • 4,146 students | 77.00 Mi2200 E Red River
    Victoria TX  77901
    (361)573-3291
    77.004,146
  • 5,225 students | 108.10 Mi1902 North Loop 499
    Harlingen TX  78550
    (956)364-4000
    108.105,225
  • Kaplan College-McAllen
    Private for-profit
    519 students | 118.10 Mi1500 S. Jackson
    McAllen TX  78503
    (956)630-1499
    118.10519
Did You Know?
For Texas public community colleges, the average tuition is approximately $3,168 per year for in-state students and $4,242 for out-of-state students. For private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $15,322 per year. Read more about average community college tuition costs across the country.

The average community college acceptance rate in Texas is 80%. Read more about national community college acceptance rates.

Texas community colleges have a diversity scoreThe chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body. of 0.69, which is higher than the national average of 0.67. The most diverse community college in Texas is Houston Community College. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.