Del Mar College

Tel: (361)698-1255
  • Del Mar College is a comprehensive community college with two primary campuses located in Corpus Christi, Texas. Del Mar College is supported by local taxes, appropriations by the Texas Legislature, tuition and fees, and gifts and grants.
School Highlights
  • Del Mar College serves 10,439 students (27% of students are full-time).
  • The college's student:teacher ratio of 26:1 is lower than the state community college average of 34:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 71% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 61%.
  • Del Mar College is one of 2 community colleges within Nueces County, TX.
  • The nearest community college is Kaplan College-Corpus Christi (2.60 miles away).

School Overview

  • The teacher population of 395 teachers has declined by 31% over five years.
Del Mar College (TX) Community College Avg.
Institution Level At least 2 but less than 4 years At least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution Control Public Public
Total Faculty 395 staff 65 staff
Del Mar College Total Faculty (2007-2016)

Student Body

  • The student population of 10,439 has declined by 12% over five years.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 26:1 has increased from 21:1 over five years.
  • The school's diversity score of 0.55 is less than the state average of 0.69. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Total Enrollment 10,439 students 3,585 students
Del Mar College Total Enrollment (2007-2016)
Student : Teacher Ratio 26:1 34:1
Del Mar College Student Staff Ratio (2007-2016)
# Full-Time Students 2,831 students 932 students
Del Mar College Full-Time Students (2007-2016)
# Part-Time Students 7,608 students 2,653 students
Del Mar College Part-Time Students (2007-2016)
Del Mar College Enrollment Breakdown TX All Enrollment Breakdown
% American Indian/Alaskan
1%
-
% Asian
2%
4%
Del Mar College Asian (2007-2016)
% Hispanic
60%
37%
Del Mar College Hispanic (2007-2016)
% Black
2%
13%
Del Mar College Black (2007-2016)
% White
29%
39%
Del Mar College White (2007-2016)
% Two or more races
1%
2%
Del Mar College More (2014-2016)
% Non Resident races
1%
2%
Del Mar College Non Resident (2011-2016)
% Unknown races
4%
3%
Del Mar College Ethnicity Breakdown TX All Ethnic Groups 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. 0.55 0.69
Del Mar College Diversity Score (2007-2016)
College Completion Rate
8%
21%
Del Mar College Completion Rates for First-Time, Full-Time Students (2007-2015)
Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years) $34,600 $34,000
Del Mar College Average and Median Earnings, Disaggregated by Student Subgroups (2008-2013)

Finances and Admission

  • The public in-state tuition of $3,846 is less than the state average of $4,255. The in-state tuition has grown by 5% over four years.
  • The public out-state tuition of $4,808 is less than the state average of $6,425. The out-state tuition has stayed relatively flat over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees $3,846 $4,255
Del Mar College In-State Tuition Fees (2007-2016)
Out-State Tuition Fees $4,808 $6,425
Del Mar College Out-State Tuition Fees (2007-2016)
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid 69% 84%
Del Mar College % Students Receiving Some Financial Aid (2007-2016)
Median Debt for Graduates $5,992 $9,500
Del Mar College Median debt for students who have completed (2007-2015)
Median Debt for Dropouts $3,500 $5,250
Del Mar College Median debt for students who have not completed (2007-2015)
Source: 2016 (or latest year available) IPEDS

School Notes

  • Del Mar College, a comprehensive community college in Corpus Christi, Texas, USA. The college offer more academic, occupational, technical and continuing education programs than any other college or university in the area. Each year, over 24,000 students enroll in one of our 150 different credit and noncredit programs. The college offers Associate in Arts and Associate in Science degrees in over 50 university transfer majors; Associate in Applied Science degrees, Enhanced Skills Certificates, and Certificates of Achievement in more than 80 occupational fields. The College offers special scheduling options including Rapid Track, weekend, videoconferencing, telecourses, short-semester, off-campus, and online courses. 330 students took telecourses in the Fall 2003 semester, and over 1,900 students took courses online. Over 180 students took Rapid Track courses in the first Fall Rapid Track session, and over 640 students took courses on weekends. Del Mar College is accredited by the Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools to award Certificates of Achievement and Associate degrees.

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Did You Know?
For Texas public community colleges, the average tuition is approximately $4,255 per year for in-state students and $6,425 for out-of-state students. For private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $14,619 per year. Read more about average community college tuition costs across the country.

The average community college acceptance rate in Texas is 80%. Read more about national community college acceptance rates.

Texas 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 0.69, which is higher than the national average of 0.66. The most diverse community college in Texas is Houston Community College. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.