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Located in New Orleans, Louisiana, Delgado Community College is a public institution. The surrounding area of the school is a good match for students who enjoy city life.

4,792 Full-Time Undergraduates
$3,335 Avg In-State Tuition

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Delgado Community College Rankings

These rankings may look different from those published by other outlets, because we use an outcomes-based approach rather than a subjective one. We get our data from a number of places, including the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) and the College Scorecard. For more information, check out our rankings and methodology page.

Program Level Awards

These are highlights of some of the most noteworthy awards granted to specific programs at Delgado Community College.

Rank Ranking Name Share
#1 Best Value Funeral & Mortuary Science Associate Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#13 Best Value Allied Health Services Associate Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#15 Best Value Engineering Technologies Undergraduate Certificate Schools Tweet It - Post It
#17 Best Value Clinical/Medical Laboratory Science Associate Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#17 Best Value Culinary Arts Associate Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#18 Best Value Heating, Ventilation, Air & Cooling Undergraduate Certificate Schools Tweet It - Post It
#22 Best Value Cosmetology Undergraduate Certificate Schools Tweet It - Post It
#26 Best Value Allied Health Professions Associate Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#33 Best Value Personal & Culinary Services Undergraduate Certificate Schools Tweet It - Post It
#42 Best Value Mechanic & Repair Technologies Undergraduate Certificate Schools Tweet It - Post It

Awards From Around the Web

The following table lists some notable awards Delgado Community College has earned from around the web.

Rank Ranking Name Source
#11 Best Value Colleges for Occupational Therapist Assistant College Factual
#18 Best Value Colleges for Radiologic Technology College Factual
#20 Best Value Colleges for Physical Therapy Assistant College Factual
#21 Best Value Colleges for Allied Health & Medical Assisting Services College Factual
#21 Best Value Colleges for Respiratory Care Therapy College Factual
#40 Best Value Colleges for Allied Health Professions College Factual

Where Is Delgado Community College?

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Contact details for Delgado Community College are given below.

Contact Details
Address: 615 City Park Avenue, New Orleans, LA 70119
Phone: 504-671-5000
Website: www.dcc.edu/

Can I Afford Delgado Community College?

$3,335 In-State Tuition
43% Take Out Loans
22.3% Loan Default Rate
During the 2017-2018 academic year, part-time students at Delgado Community College paid $139 per credit hour, whether they were in-state or out-of-state. The costs for full-time students are given in the table below.

In State Out of State
Tuition $3,335 $3,335
Fees $744 $744
Books and Supplies $1,300 $1,300

Student Loan Debt

It's not uncommon for college students to take out loans to pay for school. In fact, almost 66% of students nationwide depend at least partially on loans. At Delgado Community College, approximately 43% of students took out student loans averaging $5,402 a year. That adds up to $21,608 over four years for those students.

The student loan default rate at Delgado Community College is 22.3%. Watch out! This is significantly higher than the national default rate of 10.1%, which means you could have trouble paying back your student loans if you take any out.

Delgado Community College Undergraduate Student Diversity

4,792 Full-Time Undergraduates
68% Women
66% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
There are 13,251 undergraduate students at Delgado Community College, with 4,792 being full-time and 8,459 being part-time.

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Gender Diversity

Of the 4,792 full-time undergraduates at Delgado Community College, 32% are male and 68% are female.

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Racial-Ethnic Diversity

The racial-ethnic breakdown of Delgado Community College students is as follows.

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Race/Ethnicity Number of Grads
Asian 178
Black or African American 2,084
Hispanic or Latino 526
White 1,487
International Students 107
Other Races/Ethnicities 410

Over 52 countries are represented at Delgado Community College. The most popular countries sending students to the school are Vietnam, China, and Honduras.

Online Learning at Delgado Community College

4,039 Took All Classes Online
9,367 Took At Least One Class Online
26.9% Avg Growth Over 4 Years
In 2019-2020, 9,367 students took at least one online class at the school.

The following chart shows how the online learning population at Delgado Community College has changed over the last few years.

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Online Growth Rankings of Delgado Community College

The average growth rate over the last four years of online students at Delgado Community College was 26.9%. This is the #804 largest growth rate of all schools that are only partially online. This refers to all students at Delgado Community College regardless of major.

The following table shows the 1-year growth rate of Delgado Community College majors that offer at least one online course. This table only includes majors with positive growth.

Major 1-Year Growth Rate
Drafting & Design Engineering Technology 29%
General Drafting & Design Technology 29%

The table below shows how the average growth rate over 4 years at Delgado Community College ranks compared to all other partially online schools that offer a specific major. Note that the majors may or may not be offered online at Delgado Community College.

Major Growth Rate Rank
Drafting & Design Engineering Technology #4
General Drafting & Design Technology #4
Engineering Technologies #120

When we speak of partially online, we are referring to schools whose online population is less than 50% of its total student body. Mostly online refers to those with online populations greater than or equal to 50%.

Delgado Community College Trade School Concentrations

The table below shows the number of awards for each concentration.

Major Basic Certificate Associate’s Undergraduate Certificate TOTAL
Electrician 0 0 84 84
Automobile/Automotive Mechanics Technology/Technician 24 13 27 64
Licensed Practical/Vocational Nurse Training 0 0 55 55
Heating, Air Conditioning, Ventilation & Refrigeration Maintenance Technology/Technician 0 0 49 49
Health Information/Medical Records Technology/Technician 0 13 30 43
General Drafting & Design Technology 18 11 12 41
Welding Technology/Welder 12 0 23 35
Radiologic Technology 0 34 0 34
Emergency Medical Technology/Technician (EMT Paramedic) 26 0 6 32
Physical Therapy Assistant 0 24 0 24
Occupational Therapist Assistant 0 22 0 22
General Cosmetology/Cosmetologist 0 0 22 22
Surgical Technology 0 0 21 21
Culinary Arts/Chef Training 0 7 13 20
Barbering/Barber 0 0 19 19
Electrocardiograph Technology/Technician 18 0 0 18
Respiratory Care Therapy 0 16 0 16
Pharmacy Technician/Assistant 0 0 12 12
Polysomnography 0 11 0 11
Biomedical Technology 0 10 0 10
Architectural Engineering Technology 0 9 0 9
Laboratory Technician 0 9 0 9
Carpentry/Carpenter 0 0 8 8
Electrical, Electronic & Communications Engineering Technology 0 8 0 8
Diagnostic Medical Sonography/Sonographer and Ultrasound Technician 0 0 8 8
Massage Therapy/Therapeutic Massage 0 0 8 8
Funeral Direction/Service 0 0 8 8
Ophthalmic Technician/Technologist 0 0 7 7
Computer Installation & Repair Technology/Technician 7 0 0 7
Nuclear Medical Technology/Technologist 0 0 6 6
Medical Radiologic Technology/Science - Radiation Therapy 0 0 5 5
Other Electrical/Electronics Maintenance & Repair Technology 0 0 5 5
Machine Tool Technology/Machinist 0 0 5 5
Water Quality & Wastewater Treatment Management & Recycling Technology 4 0 0 4
Civil Engineering Technology 0 3 0 3
Phlebotomy Technician/Phlebotomist 3 0 0 3
Baking & Pastry Arts/Baker/Pastry Chef 0 0 3 3
General Funeral Service & Mortuary Science 0 3 0 3
General Electrical & Power Transmission Installation/Installer 0 0 0 0
Industrial Mechanics & Maintenance Technology 0 0 0 0
TOTAL 112 193 436 741

References

*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.

More about our data sources and methodologies.

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