Delaware Technical Community College-Terry

100 Campus Drive
Dover, DE 19901-0000
Tel: (302)857-1000
  • 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 is Cumberland County College (31.80 miles away).

School Overview

  • The teacher population of 151 teachers has declined by 11% 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
Delaware Technical Community College-Terry Total Faculty (2007-2016)

Student Body

  • The student population of 2,939 has declined by 12% over five years.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 19:1 has decreased from 20:1 over five years.
  • The school's diversity score of 0.49 is less than the state average of 0.54. The school's diversity has declined by 12% over five years.
Total Enrollment2,939 students2,939 students
Delaware Technical Community College-Terry Total Enrollment (2007-2016)
Student : Teacher Ratio19:121:1
Delaware Technical Community College-Terry Student Staff Ratio (2007-2016)
# Full-Time Students1,285 students1,285 students
Delaware Technical Community College-Terry Full-Time Students (2007-2016)
# Part-Time Students1,654 students1,654 students
Delaware Technical Community College-Terry Part-Time Students (2007-2016)
Delaware Technical Community College-Terry Enrollment Breakdown DE All Enrollment Breakdown
% Asian
4%
4%
Delaware Technical Community College-Terry Asian (2007-2016)
% Hispanic
4%
7%
Delaware Technical Community College-Terry Hispanic (2007-2016)
% Black
20%
17%
Delaware Technical Community College-Terry Black (2007-2016)
% White
68%
65%
Delaware Technical Community College-Terry White (2007-2016)
% Two or more races
1%
1%
Delaware Technical Community College-Terry More (2010-2016)
% Non Resident races
-
3%
Delaware Technical Community College-Terry Non Resident (2007-2013)
% Unknown races
2%
3%
Delaware Technical Community College-Terry 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.0.490.54
Delaware Technical Community College-Terry Diversity Score (2007-2016)
College Completion Rate
15%
15%
Delaware Technical Community College-Terry Completion Rates for First-Time, Full-Time Students (2007-2015)
Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)$34,000$34,000
Delaware Technical Community College-Terry Average and Median Earnings, Disaggregated by Student Subgroups (2008-2013)

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
Delaware Technical Community College-Terry In-State Tuition Fees (2007-2016)
Out-State Tuition Fees$8,282$8,282
Delaware Technical Community College-Terry Out-State Tuition Fees (2007-2016)
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid87%87%
Delaware Technical Community College-Terry % Students Receiving Some Financial Aid (2007-2016)
Median Debt for Graduates$8,000$7,508
Delaware Technical Community College-Terry Median debt for students who have completed (2007-2015)
Median Debt for Dropouts$3,500$3,500
Delaware Technical Community College-Terry Median debt for students who have not completed (2007-2015)
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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Did You Know?
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.