Delaware County Community College

901 S Media Line Rd
Media, PA 19063
Tel: (610)359-5000
13,198 students
Public institution
The mission of Delaware County Community College is to offer educational programs and services that are accessible, comprehensive, community centered and flexible in order to enhance the development of the communities and residents of its service area.
School Highlights
Delaware County Community College serves 13,198 students (37% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 35:1 is higher than the state community college average of 25:1.
Minority enrollment is 41% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the state average of 42%.
Delaware County Community College is one of 4 community colleges within Delaware County, PA.
The nearest community college is Kaplan Career Institute-Broomall (2.00 miles away).

School Overview

The teacher population of 378 teachers has grown by 43% over five years.
College Delaware County Community College Community College Avg.
Carnegie Classification Associate of Arts Colleges Associate of Arts Colleges
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 378 staff
61 staff
Delaware County Community College Total Faculty (2006-2013)

Student Body

The student population of 13,198 has grown by 18% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 35:1 has decreased from 39:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.57 is less than the national average of 0.70. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Total Enrollment 13,198 students 1,315 students
Delaware County Community College Total Enrollment (2006-2013)
Student : Teacher Ratio 35:1
22:1
Delaware County Community College Student Staff (2006-2013)
# Full-Time Students 4,844 students
815 students
Delaware County Community College Full-Time Students (2006-2013)
# Part-Time Students 8,354 students
1,061 students
Delaware County Community College Part-Time Students (2006-2013)
Delaware County Community College Enrollment Breakdown  Community College Average Enrollment Breakdown
% Asian
4%
5%
Delaware County Community College Asian (2006-2013)
% Hispanic
3%
20%
Delaware County Community College Hispanic (2006-2013)
% Black
28%
15%
Delaware County Community College Black (2006-2013)
% White
59%
49%
Delaware County Community College White (2006-2013)
% Two or more races
1%
3%
Delaware County Community College More (2007-2013)
% Unknown races
3%
6%
Delaware County Community College Unknown (2006-2013)
% Non Resident races
2%
1%
Delaware County Community College Non Resident (2006-2013)
Delaware County Community College Ethnicity Breakdown  Community College Average Ethnicity Breakdown
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. 0.57 0.70
Delaware County Community College Diversity Score (2006-2013)

Finances and Admission

The in-state tuition of $8,010 is more than the state average of $5,590. The in-state tuition has grown by 11% over four years.
The out-state tuition of $11,050 is more than the state average of $10,086. The out-state tuition has grown by 9% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees $8,010 $5,590
Delaware County Community College In-State Tuition Fees (2006-2013)
Out-State Tuition Fees $11,050 $10,086
Delaware County Community College Out-State Tuition Fees (2006-2013)
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid 63%
89%
Delaware County Community College % Students Receiving Some Financial Aid (2006-2013)
Source: 2005 (latest year available) IPEDS

School Notes

  • Delaware County Community College, founded in 1967, is an accredited, associate-degree-granting institution of higher education serving Delaware and Chester counties with two campuses, three centers and several locations throughout each county. DCCC offers 46 associate degrees for transfer or career preprations, plus 36 short term certificate programs in a variety of occupational fields. Low tuition, high quality of education and award-winning faculty provides opportunity with a tradition of academic excellence. The college offers transfer programs in Behavioral Science, Business Administration, Communication Arts, Computer Information Systems, Education, Engineering, Liberal Arts, Natural Science and Science for Health Professions. Delaware County Community College is accredited by the Middle States Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Higher Education.

Nearby Schools

  • College Location Mi. Students
  • 463 students | 2.00 Mi1991 Sproul Road Suite 42
    Broomall, PA 19008
    (610)353-7630
    2.00463
  • 761 students | 4.00 Mi800 Manchester Ave
    Media, PA 19063
    (800)422-0025
    4.00761
  • Harcum College
    Private not-for-profit
    1,614 students | 5.70 Mi750 Montgomery Ave
    Bryn Mawr, PA 19010
    (610)525-4100
    5.701,614
  • 267 students | 6.20 Mi1001 Eagle Rd
    Wayne, PA 19087
    (610)989-1451
    6.20267
  • 346 students | 9.40 Mi220 W. Germantown Pike Suite 100
    Plymouth Meeting, PA 19462
    (610)832-3400
    9.40346
Did You Know?
For Pennsylvania public community colleges, the average tuition is approximately $11,347 per year for in-state students and $14,020 for out-of-state students. For private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $15,000 per year. Read more about average community college tuition costs across the country.

The average community college acceptance rate in Pennsylvania is 77%. Read more about national community college acceptance rates.

Pennsylvania 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 0.61, which is higher than the national average of 0.52. The most diverse community college in Pennsylvania is The Art Institute of Pittsburgh. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.