Delaware County Community College

901 S Media Line Rd
Media, PA 19063-1094
Tel: (610)359-5000
  • The mission of Delaware County Community College is to offer educational programs and services that are accessible, comprehensive, community centered and flexible in order to enhance the development of the communities and residents of its service area.
School Highlights
  • Delaware County Community College serves 12,459 students (35% of students are full-time).
  • The college's student:teacher ratio of 33:1 is higher than the state community college average of 24:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 32% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the state average of 36%.
  • Delaware County Community College is one of 4 community colleges within Delaware County, PA.
  • The nearest community college is Kaplan Career Institute-Broomall (2.00 miles away).

School Overview

  • The teacher population of 377 teachers has grown by 30% over five years.
Delaware County Community College (PA) Community College Avg.
Institution Level At least 2 but less than 4 years At least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution Control Public Pivate, for profit
Total Faculty 377 staff 23 staff
Delaware County Community College Total Faculty (2007-2016)

Student Body

  • The student population of 12,459 has declined by 5% over five years.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 33:1 has decreased from 45:1 over five years.
  • The school's diversity score of 0.49 is less than the state average of 0.55. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Total Enrollment 12,459 students 500 students
Delaware County Community College Total Enrollment (2007-2016)
Student : Teacher Ratio 33:1 24:1
Delaware County Community College Student Staff Ratio (2007-2016)
# Full-Time Students 4,341 students 345 students
Delaware County Community College Full-Time Students (2007-2016)
# Part-Time Students 8,118 students 155 students
Delaware County Community College Part-Time Students (2007-2016)
Delaware County Community College Enrollment Breakdown PA All Enrollment Breakdown
% Asian
3%
2%
Delaware County Community College Asian (2007-2016)
% Hispanic
2%
6%
Delaware County Community College Hispanic (2007-2016)
% Black
21%
14%
Delaware County Community College Black (2007-2016)
% White
68%
64%
Delaware County Community College White (2007-2016)
% Hawaiian
- -
Delaware County Community College Hawaiian (2008-2009)
% Two or more races
2%
1%
Delaware County Community College More (2008-2016)
% Non Resident races
1%
2%
Delaware County Community College Non Resident (2007-2016)
% Unknown races
3%
11%
Delaware County Community College Ethnicity Breakdown PA 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. 0.49 0.55
Delaware County Community College Diversity Score (2007-2016)
College Completion Rate
16%
54%
Delaware County Community College Completion Rates for First-Time, Full-Time Students (2007-2015)
Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years) $38,800 $34,800
Delaware County Community College Average and Median Earnings, Disaggregated by Student Subgroups (2008-2013)

Finances and Admission

  • The public in-state tuition of $8,110 is less than the state average of $10,785. The in-state tuition has grown by 8% over four years.
  • The public out-state tuition of $11,680 is less than the state average of $14,187. The out-state tuition has grown by 10% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees $8,110 $10,785
Delaware County Community College In-State Tuition Fees (2007-2016)
Out-State Tuition Fees $11,680 $14,187
Delaware County Community College Out-State Tuition Fees (2007-2016)
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid 63% 95%
Delaware County Community College % Students Receiving Some Financial Aid (2007-2016)
Median Debt for Graduates $10,642 $13,000
Delaware County Community College Median debt for students who have completed (2007-2015)
Median Debt for Dropouts $5,580 $6,246
Delaware County Community College Median debt for students who have not completed (2007-2015)
Source: 2016 (or latest year available) IPEDS

School Notes

  • Delaware County Community College, founded in 1967, is an accredited, associate-degree-granting institution of higher education serving Delaware and Chester counties with two campuses, three centers and several locations throughout each county. DCCC offers 46 associate degrees for transfer or career preprations, plus 36 short term certificate programs in a variety of occupational fields. Low tuition, high quality of education and award-winning faculty provides opportunity with a tradition of academic excellence. The college offers transfer programs in Behavioral Science, Business Administration, Communication Arts, Computer Information Systems, Education, Engineering, Liberal Arts, Natural Science and Science for Health Professions. Delaware County Community College is accredited by the Middle States Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Higher Education.

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Did You Know?
For Pennsylvania public community colleges, the average tuition is approximately $10,785 per year for in-state students and $14,187 for out-of-state students. For private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $16,014 per year. Read more about average community college tuition costs across the country.

The average community college acceptance rate in Pennsylvania is 78%. Read more about national community college acceptance rates.

Pennsylvania 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 0.55, which is lower than the national average of 0.66. The most diverse community college in Pennsylvania is Community College of Philadelphia. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.