Delaware College of Art and Design

Tel: (302)622-8000
  • 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 185 students (90% of students are full-time).
  • The college's student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is lower than the state community college average of 21:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 44% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 35%.
  • Delaware College of Art and Design is one of 2 community colleges within New Castle County, DE.
  • The nearest community college is Salem Community College (5.00 miles away).

School Overview

  • The teacher population of 13 teachers has declined by 7% over five years.
Delaware College of Art and Design(DE) Community College Avg.
Institution LevelAt least 2 but less than 4 yearsAt least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution ControlPrivate, non-profitPublic
Total Faculty13 staff151 staff
Delaware College of Art and Design Total Faculty (2007-2016)

Student Body

  • The student population of 185 has declined by 23% over five years.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 has decreased from 16:1 over five years.
  • The school's diversity score of 0.62 is more than the state average of 0.54. The school's diversity has grown by 8% over five years.
Total Enrollment185 students2,939 students
Delaware College of Art and Design Total Enrollment (2007-2016)
Student : Teacher Ratio14:121:1
Delaware College of Art and Design Student Staff Ratio (2007-2016)
# Full-Time Students166 students1,285 students
Delaware College of Art and Design Full-Time Students (2007-2016)
# Part-Time Students19 students1,654 students
Delaware College of Art and Design Part-Time Students (2007-2016)
Delaware College of Art and Design Enrollment Breakdown DE All Enrollment Breakdown
Total Dormitory Capacity
212212
Delaware College of Art and Design Dormitory Capacity (2014-2016)
% Asian
2%
4%
Delaware College of Art and Design Asian (2007-2016)
% Hispanic
6%
7%
Delaware College of Art and Design Hispanic (2007-2016)
% Black
22%
17%
Delaware College of Art and Design Black (2007-2016)
% White
56%
65%
Delaware College of Art and Design White (2007-2016)
% Two or more races
6%
1%
Delaware College of Art and Design More (2010-2016)
% Non Resident races
-
3%
Delaware College of Art and Design Non Resident (2009-2013)
% Unknown races
8%
3%
Delaware College of Art and Design Ethnicity Breakdown DE 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.0.620.54
Delaware College of Art and Design Diversity Score (2007-2016)
College Completion Rate
62%
15%
Delaware College of Art and Design Completion Rates for First-Time, Full-Time Students (2007-2015)
Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)$36,900$34,000

Finances and Admission

  • The private state tuition of $23,130 is equal to the state average of $23,130. The private state tuition has grown by 14% over four years.
Private State Tuition Fees$23,130$23,130
Delaware College of Art and Design In-State Tuition Fees (2007-2015)
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid100%87%
Delaware College of Art and Design % Students Receiving Some Financial Aid (2007-2016)
Median Debt for Graduates$12,000$7,508
Delaware College of Art and Design Median debt for students who have completed (2007-2015)
Median Debt for Dropouts$9,346$3,500
Delaware College of Art and Design Median debt for students who have not completed (2007-2015)
Acceptance Rate48%48%
Delaware College of Art and Design Percent Admitted (2007-2016)
Source: 2016 (or latest year available) IPEDS

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For Delaware public community colleges, the average tuition is approximately $3,530 per year for in-state students and $8,282 for out-of-state students. For private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $23,130 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 0.54, which is lower than the national average of 0.67. The most diverse community college in Delaware is Delaware College of Art and Design. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.