Delaware College of Art and Design

  • 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 to Delaware College of Art and Design is Salem Community College (5.0 miles away).

School Overview

  • The teacher population of 13 teachers has stayed relatively flat 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
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Student Body

  • The student population of Delaware College of Art and Design has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 has stayed the same over five years.
  • The Delaware College of Art and Design diversity score of 0.62 is more than the state average of 0.54. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Total Enrollment185 students2,939 students
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Student : Teacher Ratio14:121:1
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# Full-Time Students166 students1,285 students
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# Part-Time Students19 students1,654 students
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Total Dormitory Capacity
212212
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% Asian
2%
4%
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% Hispanic
6%
7%
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% Black
22%
17%
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% White
56%
65%
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% Two or more races
6%
1%
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% Non Resident races
-
3%
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% Unknown races
8%
3%
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Diversity Score0.620.54
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College Completion Rate
62%
15%
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Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)$36,900$33,400

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
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% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid100%87%
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Median Debt for Graduates$12,000$7,508
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Median Debt for Dropouts$9,346$3,500
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Acceptance Rate48%48%
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Source: 2016 (or latest year available) IPEDS

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