Delaware County Community College

901 S Media Line Rd
Media, PA 19063-1094
Tel: (610)359-5000
13,051 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 13,051 students (38% of students are full-time).
Minority enrollment is 24% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the state average of 25%.
Delaware County Community College is one of 6 community colleges within Delaware County, PA.
The nearest community college is Kaplan Career Institute-Broomall (2 miles away).

School Overview

Delaware County Community College 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

Student Body

The student population of 13,051 teachers has grown by 20% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 46:1 has increased from 41:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.39 is less than the state average of 0.45. The school's diversity has declined by 26% over five years.
Total Enrollment
13,051 students
1,303 students
Delaware County Community College Total Enrollment (2006-2012)
# Full-Time Students
4,933 students
836 students
Delaware County Community College Full-Time Students (2006-2012)
# Part-Time Students 8,118 students
1,046 students
Delaware County Community College Part-Time Students (2006-2012)
Delaware County Community College sch enrollment Delaware County Community College sta enrollment
% American Indian/Alaskan
- 1%
% Asian
4%
2%
Delaware County Community College Asian (2006-2012)
% Hawaiian
-
1%
% Hispanic
2%
7%
Delaware County Community College Hispanic (2006-2012)
% Black
17%
12%
Delaware County Community College Black (2006-2012)
% White
76%
67%
Delaware County Community College White (2006-2012)
% Two or more races
1%
2%
Delaware County Community College More (2007-2012)
Delaware County Community College sch ethnicity Delaware County Community College sta ethnicity
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. 0.39 0.45
Delaware County Community College Diversity Score (2006-2012)

Finances and Admission

The in-state tuition of $7,870 is more than the state average of $5,940. The in-state tuition has grown by 15% over four years.
The out-state tuition of $11,080 is more than the state average of $10,072. The out-state tuition has grown by 14% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees $7,870 $5,940
Delaware County Community College In-State Tuition Fees (2009-2012)
Out-State Tuition Fees $11,080 $10,072
Delaware County Community College Out-State Tuition Fees (2009-2012)
Source: 2012 (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
  • Broomall Kaplan Career Institute-Broomall
    Private for-profit
    1991 Sproul Road Suite 42
    Broomall, PA 19008
    (610)353-7630
    2  Mi  |  557  students
  • Media Pennsylvania Institute of Technology
    Private not-for-profit
    800 Manchester Ave
    Media, PA 19063
    (800)422-0025
    4  Mi  |  790  students
  • Bryn Mawr Harcum College
    Private not-for-profit
    750 Montgomery Ave
    Bryn Mawr, PA 19010
    (610)525-4100
    5.7  Mi  |  1572  students
  • Wayne Valley Forge Military College
    Private not-for-profit
    1001 Eagle Rd
    Wayne, PA 19087
    (610)989-1450
    6.2  Mi  |  204  students
  • Upper Darby Prism Career Institute
    Public
    6800 Market Street
    Upper Darby, PA 19082
    (610)789-6700
    6.2  Mi  |  171  students
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Did You Know?
Delaware, PA 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 0.47, which is higher than the national average of 0.45. The most diverse community college in Delaware, PA is Harcum College. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.