School Highlights

Delta College serves 6,954 students (34% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is lower than the state community college average of 13:1.
Minority enrollment is 17% of the student body (majority Black and Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 29%.

Quick Stats (2023)

  • Enrollment: 6,954 students
  • In-state tuition: $4,847
  • Out-state tuition: $8,963
  • Student:teacher ratio: 12:1
  • Minority enrollment: 17%
  • Source: Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS)

School Overview

The teacher population of 597 teachers has grown by 87% over five years.
Delta College
(MI) Community College Avg.
Carnegie Classification
Associates Colleges
Associates Colleges
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 19% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 has decreased from 13:1 over five years.
The Delta College diversity score of 0.30 is less than the state average of 0.47. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Total Enrollment
6,954 students
2,783 students
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Student : Teacher Ratio
12:1
13:1
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# Full-Time Students
2,383 students
1,079 students
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# Part-Time Students
4,571 students
1,704 students
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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.
# Enrollment Undergraduate
516 students
298 students
# Full-Time Undergraduate Students
2,383 students
1,079 students
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# Full-Time Graduate Students
n/a
4 students
# Part-Time Undergraduate Students
4,571 students
1,615 students
# Part-Time Graduate Students
n/a
4 students
Total Dormitory Capacity
n/a
178 students
% American Indian/Alaskan
n/a
n/a
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% Asian
1%
2%
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% Hispanic
5%
5%
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% Black
6%
12%
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% White
83%
71%
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% Two or more races
3%
3%
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% Non Resident races
n/a
1%
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% Unknown races
2%
6%
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This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in MI.
Diversity Score
0.30
0.47
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College Completion Rate (Students who graduate in less than 4 years)
16%
21%
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College Completion Rate (Students who graduate in 4 years or more than 4 years)
n/a
3.79%
Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)
$32,100
$30,700
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Tuition and Acceptance Rate

The public in-state tuition of $4,847 is less than the state average of $4,928. The in-state tuition has declined by 20% over four years.
The public out-state tuition of $8,963 is more than the state average of $6,848. The out-state tuition has declined by 17% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees
$4,847
$4,928
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Out-State Tuition Fees
$8,963
$6,848
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 2020-21 school year data.
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid
80%
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 2020-21 school year data.
Median Debt for Graduates
$11,000
$11,704
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 2020-21 school year data.
Median Debt for Dropouts
$5,296
$5,500
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Acceptance Rate
n/a
99%
Source: 2021 (or latest year available) Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS)

Frequently Asked Questions

How much does Delta College cost?

Delta College's tuition is approximately $4,847 for In-State students and $8,963 for Out-State students.

School Calendar

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

  • Event Date
  • Winter 2023: Spring Break March 06, 2023 (Monday)
  • Winter 2023: Spring Break March 07, 2023 (Tuesday)
  • Winter 2023: Spring Break March 08, 2023 (Wednesday)
  • Winter 2023: Spring Break March 09, 2023 (Thursday)
  • Winter 2023: Spring Break March 10, 2023 (Friday)

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Quick Stats (2023)

  • Enrollment: 6,954 students
  • In-state tuition: $4,847
  • Out-state tuition: $8,963
  • Student:teacher ratio: 12:1
  • Minority enrollment: 17%
  • Source: Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS)

Did You Know?

For Michigan public community colleges, the average tuition is approximately $4,928 per year for in-state students and $6,848 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 87%. Read more about national community college acceptance rates.

Michigan community colleges have a diversity score of 0.47, which is lower than the national average of 0.70. The most diverse community college in Michigan is Schoolcraft College. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.

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