Delaware College of Art and Design

600 N Market St, Wilmington
DE, 19801-3007
Tel: (302)622-8000
210 students
Private not-for-profit
Delaware College of Art and Design's mission is to educate talented and dedicated students to become art makers, idea generators, problem solvers, and visual communicators who can redefine the way we perceive and experience the world around us. It also serves as a visible stakeholder, cultural anchor, and catalyst for the revitalization of downtown Wilmington. The Delaware College of Art and Design is accredited by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education (MSCHE) and the National Association of Schools of Art and Design (NASAD).
School Highlights:
Delaware College of Art and Design serves 210 students (91% of students are full-time).
Minority enrollment is 36% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 30%.
Delaware College of Art and Design is one of 2 community colleges within New Castle County, DE.
The nearest community college is Delaware Technical Community College-Stanton/Wilmington (6.6 miles away).

School Overview

The teacher population of - teachers has declined by 100% over five years.
Delaware College of Art and Design Community College Avg.
Institution Level At least 2 but less than 4 years At least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution Control Private not-for-profit Public

Student Body

The student population of 210 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 has increased from 15:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.55 is more than the state average of 0.45. The school's diversity has grown by 19% over five years.
Total Enrollment
210 students
1,283 students
Delaware College of Art and Design Total Enrollment (2006-2012)
# Full-Time Students
192 students
832 students
Delaware College of Art and Design Full-Time Students (2006-2012)
# Part-Time Students 18 students
1,020 students
Delaware College of Art and Design Part-Time Students (2006-2012)
Delaware College of Art and Design sch enrollment Delaware College of Art and Design sta enrollment
% American Indian/Alaskan
1%
1%
% Asian
4%
2%
Delaware College of Art and Design Asian (2006-2012)
% Hawaiian
1%
1%
% Hispanic
6%
7%
Delaware College of Art and Design Hispanic (2006-2012)
% Black
19%
12%
Delaware College of Art and Design Black (2006-2012)
% White
64%
66%
Delaware College of Art and Design White (2006-2012)
% Two or more races
4%
2%
Delaware College of Art and Design More (2009-2012)
Delaware College of Art and Design sch ethnicity Delaware College of Art and Design 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. 0.55 0.45
Delaware College of Art and Design Diversity Score (2006-2012)

Finances and Admission

The in-state tuition of $21,370 is more than the state average of $5,940. The in-state tuition has grown by 16% over four years.
The out-state tuition of $21,370 is more than the state average of $10,075. The out-state tuition has grown by 16% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees $21,370 $5,940
Delaware College of Art and Design In-State Tuition Fees (2009-2012)
Out-State Tuition Fees $21,370 $10,075
Delaware College of Art and Design Out-State Tuition Fees (2009-2012)
Percent Admitted 61%
78%
Delaware College of Art and Design Percent Admitted (2006-2012)
Source: 2012 (latest year available) IPEDS

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