Delaware Technical Community College-Terry

Tel: (302)857-1000
3,032 students
Public institution
Delaware Technical & Community College is a statewide multi-campus community college committed to providing open admission, post-secondary education at the associate degree level. The College offers comprehensive educational opportunities including career, general, developmental and transfer education, lifelong learning, workforce education and training, and community services.
School Highlights:
Delaware Technical Community College-Terry serves 3,032 students (48% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 20:1 is lower than the community college average of 22:1.
Minority enrollment is 42% of the student body (majority Black), which is equal to the state average of 42%.
Delaware Technical Community College-Terry is the only community colleges within Kent County, DE.
The nearest community college is Cumberland County College (31.80 miles away).

School Overview

The teacher population of 150 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
College Delaware Technical Community College-Terry 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 150 staff
61 staff
Delaware Technical Community College-Terry Total Faculty (2006-2013)

Student Body

The student population of 3,032 has declined by 8% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 20:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.58 is less than the national average of 0.68. The school's diversity has grown by 11% over five years.
Total Enrollment 3,032 students 1,296 students
Delaware Technical Community College-Terry Total Enrollment (2006-2013)
Student : Teacher Ratio 20:1
21:1
Delaware Technical Community College-Terry Student Staff (2006-2013)
# Full-Time Students 1,445 students
814 students
Delaware Technical Community College-Terry Full-Time Students (2006-2013)
# Part-Time Students 1,587 students
1,040 students
Delaware Technical Community College-Terry Part-Time Students (2006-2013)
Delaware Technical Community College-Terry Enrollment Breakdown  Community College Average Enrollment Breakdown
% Asian
3%
5%
Delaware Technical Community College-Terry Asian (2006-2013)
% Hispanic
6%
21%
Delaware Technical Community College-Terry Hispanic (2006-2013)
% Black
28%
15%
Delaware Technical Community College-Terry Black (2006-2013)
% White
58%
51%
Delaware Technical Community College-Terry White (2006-2013)
% Two or more races
2%
3%
Delaware Technical Community College-Terry More (2009-2013)
% Unknown races
2%
3%
Delaware Technical Community College-Terry Unknown (2006-2013)
% Non Resident races
1%
1%
Delaware Technical Community College-Terry Non Resident (2006-2013)
Delaware Technical Community College-Terry 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. 0.58 0.68
Delaware Technical Community College-Terry Diversity Score (2006-2013)

Finances and Admission

The in-state tuition of $3,380 is less than the state average of $5,660. The in-state tuition has grown by 14% over four years.
The out-state tuition of $7,910 is less than the state average of $10,250. The out-state tuition has grown by 15% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees $3,380 $5,660
Delaware Technical Community College-Terry In-State Tuition Fees (2006-2013)
Out-State Tuition Fees $7,910 $10,250
Delaware Technical Community College-Terry Out-State Tuition Fees (2006-2013)
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid 88%
89%
Delaware Technical Community College-Terry % Students Receiving Some Financial Aid (2006-2013)
Source: 2005 (latest year available) IPEDS

School Notes:

  • Delaware Technical & Community College is a statewide institution of higher education, providing academic, technical, continuing education, and industrial training opportunities to every resident of Delaware at four conveniently located campuses. Several degree programs are offered, and the Associate in Applied Science degree is granted upon successful completion of specific curriculum requirements. In addition, diploma and certificate programs are offered in a variety of technical areas at each campus. The College and its campuses are fully accredited by the Commission on Higher Education, Middle States Association of Colleges and Schools. In addition, several curricula have earned program-based accreditation by various professional organizations. Delaware Technical & Community College is a dynamic institution of higher education serving all of Delaware. In addition to four locations placed strategically in each of Delaware's counties, the College also offers various distance learning opportunities. In 2002-2003, Delaware Tech enrolled 41,406 different individuals, 93% of whom were Delaware residents. The average age of students at Delaware Tech is 28. The Terry Campus currently enrolls approximately 3,000 students each semester in credit courses.

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Did You Know?
For Delaware public community colleges, the average tuition is approximately $3,242 per year for in-state students and $7,562 for out-of-state students. For private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $21,370 per year. Read more about average community college tuition costs across the country.

Delaware 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 0.59, which is higher than the national average of 0.52. The most diverse community college in Delaware is Delaware Technical Community College-Stanton/Wilmington. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.