Delta College

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2020 Undergraduate Tuition
$3,510
1.74% growth from 2019
2020 Average Net Price
$4,561
After Financial Aid
2018 Student Loan
10%
Default Rate
2020 Enrolled Students
6,954
34.3% Full-Time
2020 Graduation Rate
16.1%
164 Graduates

About

Delta College is a higher education institution located in Bay County, MI. In N/A, the most popular Bachelor's Degree concentrations at Delta College were N/A.

In 2020, 1,719 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Delta College. 57.8% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 42.2% awarded men. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients was white (1,418 degrees), 13 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (109 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Delta College is $3,510, which is $−4,470 less than the national average for Associates Colleges ($7,980).

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The median undergraduate tuition at Delta College is $3,510, which is $−4,470 less than the national average for Associates Colleges ($7,980).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $4,561.

In 2020, 51% of undergraduate students attending Delta College received financial aid through grants. Comparatively, 16% of undergraduate students received financial aid through loans.

Tuition Costs

$3,510
2020 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2020, the cost of tuition at Delta College was $3,510. The cost of tuition at Delta College is $−4,470 less than than the overall (public and private) national average for Associates Colleges ($7,980).

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Average Net Price

$4,561
2020 Value
18%
1 Year Growth

In 2020 Delta College had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $4,561. Between 2019 and 2020, the average net price of Delta College grew by 18%.

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Average net price is calculated from full-time beginning undergraduate students who were awarded a grant or scholarship from federal, state or local governments, or the institution.

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Other Student Expenses

$3,648
Room and Board
$2,040
Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Delta College was of $3,648 in 2020. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $2,040. The cost of room and board increased by 0.885% between 2019 and 2020. The cost of books and supplies increased by 15.4% during the same period.

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Financial Aid by Income Level

51%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Grants
16%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Loans

51% of undergraduate students at Delta College received financial aid through grants or loans in 2020. This represents a growth of 10.9% with respect to 2019, when 46% of undergraduate students received financial aid.

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Student Loan Default Rate

Cohort default rates only account for borrowers who default in the first three years, and some schools only have a small proportion of borrowers entering repayment. These rates should be interpreted with caution, as they may not be reflective of the entire school population.
10%
2018 Default Rate
127
Number of Defaults

In 2018 the default rate for borrower's at Delta College was 10%, which represents 127 out of the 1264 total borrowers.

A cohort default rate is the percentage of a school's borrowers who enter repayment on certain Federal Family Education Loan (FFEL) Program or William D. Ford Federal Direct Loan (Direct Loan) Program loans during a particular federal fiscal year (FY), October 1 to September 30, and default or meet other specified conditions prior to the end of the second following fiscal year.

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Delta College has a total enrollment of 6,954 students. The full-time enrollment at Delta College is 2,383 students and the part-time enrollment is 4,571. This means that 34.3% of students enrolled at Delta College are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Delta College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 77.3% White, 7.25% Black or African American, 7.22% Hispanic or Latino, 3.26% Two or More Races, 0.848% Asian, 0.331% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.0431% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.

Students enrolled at Delta College in full-time Undergraduate programs are most commonly White Female (47.9%), followed by White Male (31.2%) and Hispanic or Latino Female (4.66%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are most commonly N/A, followed by N/A and N/A.

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

34.3%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Delta College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 6,954 students. The full-time enrollment at Delta College is 2,383 and the part-time enrollment is 4,571. This means that 34.3% of students enrolled at Delta College are enrolled full-time compared with 34.4% at similar Associates Colleges.

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Retention Rate over Time

59%
2020 Retention Rate

Retention rate measures the number of first-time students who began their studies the previous fall and returned to school the following fall. The retention rate for full-time undergraduates at Delta College was 59%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Associates Colleges (60%), Delta College had a retention rate lower than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity
  1. White
    5,375
  2. Black or African American
    504
  3. Hispanic or Latino
    502

The enrolled student population at Delta College is 77.3% White, 7.25% Black or African American, 7.22% Hispanic or Latino, 3.26% Two or More Races, 0.848% Asian, 0.331% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.0431% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders. This includes both full-time and part-time students as well as graduate and undergraduates. By comparison, enrollment for all Associates Colleges is 44.5% White, 26.8% Hispanic or Latino, and 12.2% Black or African American.

Any student who is studying in the United States on a temporary basis is categorized as a "Non-Resident Alien", and the share of those students are shown in the chart below. Additionally, 241 students (3.47%) did not report their race.

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In 2020, 267 more women than men received degrees from Delta College. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients at Delta College is white (1,418 degrees awarded). There were 13 times more white graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (109 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at Delta College is N/A, followed by N/A and N/A.

The most specialized majors across all degree types at Delta College, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Liberal Arts & Humanities (921 degrees awarded), Science Technologies (7 degrees), and Human Sciences (46 degrees).

Common Jobs by Major

The most common jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Delta College are Elementary & middle school teachers (196,644 people), Other managers (85,949 people), Lawyers, & judges, magistrates, & other judicial workers (79,818 people), Postsecondary teachers (79,214 people), and Secondary school teachers (65,967 people).

The most specialized majors at Delta College are Liberal Arts & Humanities (921 degrees awarded), Science Technologies (7 degrees), Human Sciences (46 degrees), Precision Production (39 degrees), and Construction (26 degrees).

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Highest Paying Jobs by Major

Highest Paying Job

The highest paying jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Delta College are Surgeons, Skincare specialists, Broadcast announcers and radio disc jockeys, Physicians, and Securities, commodities, & financial services sales agents

The most specialized majors at Delta College are Liberal Arts & Humanities (921 degrees awarded), Science Technologies (7 degrees), Human Sciences (46 degrees), Precision Production (39 degrees), and Construction (26 degrees).

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Common Industries by Major

Most Common Industry

The most common industries for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Delta College are Elementary & secondary schools (374,591 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (170,837 people), Construction (96,702 people), General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (80,364 people), and Legal services (73,717 people).

The most specialized majors at Delta College are Liberal Arts & Humanities (921 degrees awarded), Science Technologies (7 degrees), Human Sciences (46 degrees), Precision Production (39 degrees), and Construction (26 degrees).

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Majors Awarded

IPEDS uses the Classification of Instructional Programs (CIP) standard, so the categories may not match the exact concentrations offered by Delta College.
Most Common
  1. N/A
    N/A degree-majorss awarded
  2. N/A
    N/A degree-majorss awarded
  3. N/A
    N/A degree-majorss awarded

In false, the most common bachelors degree concentration at Delta College was N/A with N/A degrees awarded.

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Sex Breakdown for Common Majors

726
Degrees Awarded to Men
in 2020
993
Degrees Awarded to Women
in 2020

In 2020, 726 degrees were awarded to men at Delta College, which is 0.731 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (993).

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Most Common Male Majors

In false, 321 degrees were awarded to men at Delta College in General Studies, which is 0.875 times less than the 367 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In false, 367 degrees were awarded to women at Delta College in General Studies, which is 1.14 times more than the 321 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

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100% Completion Time
15%
150% Completion Time

In 2020, 5% of students graduating from Delta College completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 15% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 20% within 200%.

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Graduation rate is defined as the percentage of full-time, first-time students who received a degree or award within a specific percentage of "normal time" to completion for their program.

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Graduation Rate by Race and Sex

Showing demographic groups with ≥ 5 graduating students.
Asian Female
Highest Graduation Rate (50%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at Delta College is Female and Asian (50% graduation rate). Across all Associates Colleges, Asian Female students have the highest graduation rate (72.4%).

The department of education defines graduation rate as the percentage of full-time, first-time students who received a degree or award within 150% of "normal time" to completion.

The National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) categorizes any student who is studying in the United States on a temporary basis as a "Non-Resident Alien", and the graduation rate of those students is shown in the chart below. Additionally, 1.83% of graduates (3 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity
  1. White
    1,418 degrees awarded
  2. Black or African American
    109 degrees awarded
  3. Hispanic or Latino
    93 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Delta College is white (1,418 degrees awarded). There were 13 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (109 degrees).

2.04% of degree recipients (35 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Sex

Most Common Sex Demographic
  1. White Female
    825 degrees awarded
  2. White Male
    593 degrees awarded
  3. Black or African American Female
    74 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and sex grouping at Delta College is white female (825 degrees awarded). There were 1.39 times more white female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white male (593 degrees).

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Delta College has an endowment valued at nearly $25.9M, as of the end of the 2020 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $3.24M (12.5%), compared to the 5.11% average return ($226k on $4.42M) across all Associates Colleges.

In 2020, Delta College had a total salary expenditure of $97.6M. Delta College employs 74 Associate professors, 58 Professors, and 22 Instructors. Most academics at Delta College are Male Associate professors (37), Female Associate professors(37), and Female Professors (31).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Delta College are: Office and Administrative Support, with 72 employees, Management, with 64 employees, and Service with 39 employees.

Endowment

$25.9M
2020 Endowment
1.4%
growth from 2019

Delta College has an endowment valued at about $25.9M, as of the end of the 2020 fiscal year. The endowment of Delta College grew 1.4% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $21.5M higher than than the median endowment of Associates Colleges according to the Carnegie Classification grouping.

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The small bar chart below shows the endowment quintiles for all universities in the Associates Colleges: Mixed Transfer/Career & Technical-Mixed Traditional/Nontraditional Carnegie Classification grouping.

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Government Grants and Contracts

Grants & Contracts
  1. $3.88M - Federal
  2. $134k - State
  3. $0 - Local

As of 2020, Delta College received $3.88M in grants and contracts from the federal government, $134k from state grants and contracts, and $0 from local grants and contracts.

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Salary Expenditure

$36.1M
2020 Salaries
4.67%
decline from 2019

In 2020, Delta College paid a median of $36.1M in salaries, which represents 37% of their overall expenditure ($97.6M) and a 4.67% decline from the previous year. This is compared to a 0.115% decline from 2018 and a 2.04% growth from 2017.

The median for similar Associates Colleges is 16.8M (43.6% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$15.3M
Instructional Salaries
176
Number of Employees

In 2020, Delta College paid a total of $15.3M to 176 employees working as instructors, which represents 42.5% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $4.98M (29.6%) for similar Associates Colleges.

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Occupations by Share

Associate professor
Most Common Instructor
74 Employees
Office and Administrative Support
Most Common Non-Instructional Employee
72 Employees

In 2020, the most common positions for instructional staff at Delta College were Associate professor with 74 employees; Professor with 58 employees; and Professor with 22 employees.

In 2020, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Delta College were Office and Administrative Support with 72 employees; Management with 64 employees; and Service with 39 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Sex

Most Common Demographic
  1. Male Associate professor
  2. Female Associate professor
  3. Female Professor

In 2020, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Delta College was Male Associate professor with 37 employees, Female Associate professor with 37 employees, and Female Professor with 31 employees.

This chart shows the sex split between each academic rank present at Delta College.

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