Delaware Technical Community College-Terry

  • Delaware Technical & Community College is a statewide multi-campus community college committed to providing open admission, post-secondary education at the associate degree level. The College offers comprehensive educational opportunities including career, general, developmental and transfer education, lifelong learning, workforce education and training, and community services.
School Highlights
  • Delaware Technical Community College-Terry serves 2,939 students (44% of students are full-time).
  • The college's student:teacher ratio of 19:1 is lower than the state community college average of 21:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 32% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the state average of 35%.
  • Delaware Technical Community College-Terry is the only community colleges within Kent County, DE.
  • The nearest community college to Delaware Technical Community College-Terry is Cumberland County College (31.8 miles away).

School Overview

  • The teacher population of 151 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Delaware Technical Community College-Terry(DE) Community College Avg.
Institution LevelAt least 2 but less than 4 yearsAt least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution ControlPublicPublic
Total Faculty151 staff151 staff
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Student Body

  • The student population of Delaware Technical Community College-Terry has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 19:1 has stayed the same over five years.
  • The Delaware Technical Community College-Terry diversity score of 0.49 is less than the state average of 0.54. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Total Enrollment2,939 students2,939 students
This chart display the total enrollment of Delaware Technical Community College-Terry and community college average number of enrollment of DE by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio19:121:1
This chart display the student staff ratio of Delaware Technical Community College-Terry and community college average student staff ratio of DE by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
# Full-Time Students1,285 students1,285 students
This chart display the total number of Full-Time students enrollment of Delaware Technical Community College-Terry and average number of community college Full-Time students enrollment of DE by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
# Part-Time Students1,654 students1,654 students
This chart display the total number of Part-Time students enrollment of Delaware Technical Community College-Terry and average number of community college Part-Time students enrollment of DE by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
This chart display the Full-Time students and Part-Time students enrollment breakdown of Delaware Technical Community College-Terry.This chart display community college average Full-Time students and Part-Time students enrollment breakdown of DE.
% Asian
4%
4%
% Hispanic
4%
7%
% Black
20%
17%
% White
68%
65%
% Two or more races
1%
1%
% Unknown races
2%
3%
This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Delaware Technical Community College-Terry.This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in DE.
Diversity Score0.490.54
College Completion Rate (Year 2015)
15%
15%
Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)$34,000$34,000

Finances and Admission

  • The public in-state tuition of $3,530 is equal to the state average of $3,530. The in-state tuition has grown by 14% over four years.
  • The public out-state tuition of $8,282 is equal to the state average of $8,282. The out-state tuition has grown by 15% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees$3,530$3,530
Out-State Tuition Fees$8,282$8,282
This chart display tuition fees for an out-of-state student of Delaware Technical Community College-Terry and the public community college average tuition fees for an out-of-state student of DE by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid87%87%
Median Debt for Graduates (Year 2015)$8,000$7,508
Median Debt for Dropouts (Year 2015)$3,500$3,500
Source: 2016 (or latest year available) IPEDS

School Notes

  • Delaware Technical & Community College is a statewide institution of higher education, providing academic, technical, continuing education, and industrial training opportunities to every resident of Delaware at four conveniently located campuses. Several degree programs are offered, and the Associate in Applied Science degree is granted upon successful completion of specific curriculum requirements. In addition, diploma and certificate programs are offered in a variety of technical areas at each campus. The College and its campuses are fully accredited by the Commission on Higher Education, Middle States Association of Colleges and Schools. In addition, several curricula have earned program-based accreditation by various professional organizations. Delaware Technical & Community College is a dynamic institution of higher education serving all of Delaware. In addition to four locations placed strategically in each of Delaware's counties, the College also offers various distance learning opportunities. In 2002-2003, Delaware Tech enrolled 41,406 different individuals, 93% of whom were Delaware residents. The average age of students at Delaware Tech is 28. The Terry Campus currently enrolls approximately 3,000 students each semester in credit courses.

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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.

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