School Highlights

Delta College serves 7,819 students (35% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is lower than the state community college average of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 23% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Black), which is less than the state average of 33%.

Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Enrollment: 7,819 students
  • In-state tuition: $4,847
  • Out-state tuition: $8,963
  • Student:teacher ratio: 13:1
  • Minority enrollment: 23%
  • Source: Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS)

School Overview

The teacher population of 597 teachers has grown by 36% over five years.
Delta College
(MI) Community College Avg.
Carnegie Classification
Associate's Colleges: Mixed Transfer/Vocational & Technical-High Traditional
Associate's Colleges: Mixed Transfer/Vocational & Technical-Mixed Traditional/Nontraditional
Institution Level
At least 2 but less than 4 years
At least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution Control
Public
Public
Total Faculty
597 staff
224 staff
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Student Body

The student population of Delta College has declined by 20% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 has decreased from 31:1 over five years.
The Delta College diversity score of 0.39 is less than the state average of 0.52. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Total Enrollment
7,819 students
3,456 students
This chart display the total enrollment of Delta College and community college average number of enrollment of MI by year, with the latest 2019-20 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio
13:1
15:1
This chart display the student staff ratio of Delta College and community college average student staff ratio of MI by year, with the latest 2019-20 school year data.
# Full-Time Students
2,737 students
1,325 students
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# Part-Time Students
5,082 students
2,131 students
This chart display the total number of Part-Time students enrollment of Delta College and average number of community college Part-Time students enrollment of MI by year, with the latest 2019-20 school year data.
This chart display the Full-Time students and Part-Time students enrollment breakdown of Delta College.
This chart display community college average Full-Time students and Part-Time students enrollment breakdown of MI.
Total Dormitory Capacity
n/a
186 students
% American Indian/Alaskan
n/a
n/a
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% Asian
1%
2%
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% Hispanic
8%
5%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Delta College and the percentage of Hispanic community college students in MI by year, with the latest 2019-20 school year data.
% Black
7%
14%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Delta College and the percentage of Black community college students in MI by year, with the latest 2019-20 school year data.
% White
77%
67%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Delta College and the percentage of White community college students in MI by year, with the latest 2019-20 school year data.
% Two or more races
3%
4%
This chart display the percentage of Two or more races students in Delta College and the percentage of Two or more races community college students in MI by year, with the latest 2019-20 school year data.
% Non Resident races
n/a
1%
This chart display the percentage of Non Resident students in Delta College and the percentage of Non Resident community college students in MI by year, with the latest 2012-13 school year data.
% Unknown races
4%
7%
This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Delta College.
This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in MI.
Diversity Score
0.39
0.52
This chart display the diversity score of Delta College and the community college average diversity score of MI by year, with the latest 2019-20 school year data.
College Completion Rate
15%
19%
This chart display completion rates for First-Time of Full-Time students of Delta College and community college average completion rates for First-Time of Full-Time students of MI by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)
$32,100
$30,700
This chart display average graduate earnings (10 Years) of Delta College and community college average graduate earnings (10 Years) of MI by year, disaggregated by student subgroups with the latest 2012-13 school year data.

Tuition and Acceptance Rate

The public in-state tuition of $4,847 is less than the state average of $4,914. The in-state tuition has declined by 14% over four years.
The public out-state tuition of $8,963 is more than the state average of $6,836. The out-state tuition has declined by 12% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees
$4,847
$4,914
This chart display tuition fees for an in-state student of Delta College and the public community college average tuition fees for an in-state student of MI by year, with the latest 2019-20 school year data.
Out-State Tuition Fees
$8,963
$6,836
This chart display tuition fees for an out-of-state student of Delta College and the public community college average tuition fees for an out-of-state student of MI by year, with the latest 2019-20 school year data.
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid
77%
87%
This chart display the percent of students who is receiving some financial aid in Delta College and the percent of community college students who is receiving some financial aid in MI by year, with the latest 2019-20 school year data.
Median Debt for Graduates
$9,962
$11,637
This chart display median debt for students who have completed a certificate or degree in Delta College and average median debt for community college students who have completed a certificate or degree in MI by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Median Debt for Dropouts
$5,000
$5,500
This chart display median debt for students who have not completed a certificate or degree in Delta College and average median debt for community college students who have not completed a certificate or degree in MI by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Acceptance Rate
n/a
100%
Source: 2020 (or latest year available) Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS)

School Calendar

View the Delta College yearly calendar below. Note key dates such as:

  • Event Date
  • Fall 2022: Last Day of Semester December 18, 2022 (Sunday)
  • Winter 2023: First Day of Semester January 07, 2023 (Saturday)
  • Winter 2023: Spring Break March 06, 2023 (Monday)
  • Winter 2023: Spring Break March 07, 2023 (Tuesday)
  • Winter 2023: Spring Break March 08, 2023 (Wednesday)

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Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Enrollment: 7,819 students
  • In-state tuition: $4,847
  • Out-state tuition: $8,963
  • Student:teacher ratio: 13:1
  • Minority enrollment: 23%
  • Source: Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS)

Did You Know?

For Michigan public community colleges, the average tuition is approximately $4,914 per year for in-state students and $6,836 for out-of-state students. For private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $11,103 per year. Read more about average community college tuition costs across the country.

The average community college acceptance rate in Michigan is 89%. Read more about national community college acceptance rates.

Michigan community colleges have a diversity score of 0.52, which is lower than the national average of 0.71. The most diverse community college in Michigan is Finlandia University. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.

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