Delgado Community College

Tel: (504)671-5000
18,115 students
Public institution

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Delgado Community College provides a learning centered environment in which to prepare students from diverse backgrounds to attain their educational, career, and personal goals, to think critically, to demonstrate leadership and to be productive and responsible citizens.
School Highlights:
Delgado Community College serves 18,115 students (44% of students are full-time).
Minority enrollment is 47% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 44%.
Delgado Community College is one of 3 community colleges within Orleans County, LA.
The nearest community college is Cameron College (1.6 miles away).

School Overview

The teacher population of - teachers has declined by 100% over five years.
Delgado 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 18,115 teachers has grown by 37% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 20:1 has increased from 17:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.60 is more than the state average of 0.45. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Total Enrollment
18,115 students
1,287 students
Delgado Community College Total Enrollment (2006-2012)
# Full-Time Students
7,913 students
832 students
Delgado Community College Full-Time Students (2006-2012)
# Part-Time Students 10,202 students
1,021 students
Delgado Community College Part-Time Students (2006-2012)
Delgado Community College sch enrollment Delgado Community College sta enrollment
% American Indian/Alaskan
1%
1%
% Asian
6%
2%
Delgado Community College Asian (2006-2012)
% Hawaiian
- 1%
% Hispanic
6%
7%
Delgado Community College Hispanic (2006-2012)
% Black
34%
12%
Delgado Community College Black (2006-2012)
% White
53%
66%
Delgado Community College White (2006-2012)
% Two or more races
1%
2%
Delgado Community College More (2009-2012)
Delgado Community College sch ethnicity Delgado 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. 0.60 0.45
Delgado Community College Diversity Score (2006-2012)

Finances and Admission

The in-state tuition of $2,991 is less than the state average of $5,845. The in-state tuition has grown by 21% over four years.
The out-state tuition of $6,346 is less than the state average of $10,047. The out-state tuition has grown by 17% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees $2,991 $5,845
Delgado Community College In-State Tuition Fees (2009-2012)
Out-State Tuition Fees $6,346 $10,047
Delgado Community College Out-State Tuition Fees (2009-2012)
Source: 2012 (latest year available) IPEDS

School Notes:

Founded in 1921, Delgado is Louisiana's oldest and largest community college and serves students throughout a five parish region. Now more than ever Delgado plays an important role by providing skilled workers who will assist greatly in the recovery of our region. Our graduates are quickly hired into great jobs in health care, business, hospitality, culinary, early childhood education, funeral service, and others. From its original location on City Park Avenue, in the heart of New Orleans, the Delgado Community College has expanded to numerous sites, including the West Bank Campus, the Northshore, Slidell, and the historic Charity School of Nursing. You can get on the fast track for a good paying job in a little as two years with an associate degree or certificate from one of Delgado's more than 70 different programs of study in technology, health sciences, business, arts and humanities, sciences and math. The City Park Campus is centrally located on City Park Avenue and serves the urban area of the city of New Orleans. This campus is the original site of Delgado Community College and remains the largest campus with more than 60 academic programs. Prior to Hurricane Katrina (August 29, 2005) the City Park Campus served approximately 10,000 students. Flooding and wind from the hurricane damaged approximately 70% of the facilities on the campus. Lack of facilities, displaced faculty, staff and students, as well as the devastation suffered throughout the greater New Orleans community forced the college to suspend the fall 2005 semester at this and all other locations.

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Did You Know?
For Louisiana public community colleges, the average tuition is approximately $1,116 per year for in-state students and $2,342 for out-of-state students. For private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $10,131 per year. Read more about average community college tuition costs across the country.

The average community college acceptance rate in Louisiana is 67%. Read more about national community college acceptance rates.

Louisiana 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 0.56, which is higher than the national average of 0.45. The most diverse community college in Maryland is Louisiana Technical College-Jefferson Campus. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.