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Del Mar College Overview

Located in Corpus Christi, Texas, Del Mar College is a public institution. The city atmosphere of Corpus Christi makes it a great place for students who enjoy having lots of educational and entertainment options.

What Is Del Mar College Known For?

1,994 Undergraduate Awards
  • The associate's degree is the highest award offered at DMC.
  • In 2017-2018, 100% of the faculty were full-time.

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Del Mar 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.

DMC has been awarded the following overall awards by our latest rankings.

Rank Ranking Name Share
#174 Most Popular Associate’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It

Program Level Awards

These are highlights of some of the most noteworthy awards granted to specific programs at DMC.

Rank Ranking Name Share
#1 Best Value Practical Nursing & Nursing Assistants Associate’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#7 Best Practical Nursing & Nursing Assistants Associate’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#16 Best Value Allied Health & Medical Assisting Services Associate’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#19 Best Value Dental Support Services Associate’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#29 Best Value Allied Health Professions Associate’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#32 Best Value Health Professions Associate’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#33 Best Value Personal & Culinary Services Undergraduate Certificate Schools Tweet It - Post It
#50 Best Value Nursing Associate’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#63 Best Allied Health & Medical Assisting Services Associate’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#92 Best Health Professions Associate’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It

Where Is Del Mar College?

Location of Del Mar College

Contact details for DMC are given below.

Contact Details
Address: 101 Baldwin Blvd., Corpus Christi, TX 78404-3897
Phone: 361-698-1200
Website: www.delmar.edu

How Do I Get Into DMC?

You can apply to DMC online at: www.delmar.edu/Applying_to_Del_Mar.aspx

Del Mar College has an open admissions policy, so you don't have to worry about getting into the school if you have a high school diploma or its equivalent.

Can I Afford Del Mar College?

13% Take Out Loans
10.2% Loan Default Rate

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 DMC, approximately 13% of students took out student loans averaging $3,220 a year. That adds up to $12,880 over four years for those students.

The student loan default rate at DMC is 10.2%. This is about the same as the national default rate of 10.1%.

Del Mar College Undergraduate Student Diversity

2,661 Full-Time Undergraduates
51% Women
76% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
There are 12,008 undergraduate students at DMC, with 2,661 being full-time and 9,347 being part-time.

 Full-Time vs. Part-Time Undergraduate Students at  DMC

Gender Diversity

Of the 2,661 full-time undergraduates at DMC, 49% are male and 51% are female.

Undergraduate Student Gender Diversity at  DMC

Racial-Ethnic Diversity

The racial-ethnic breakdown of Del Mar College students is as follows.

Racial-Ethnic Diversity of DMC Undergraduate Students
Race/Ethnicity Number of Grads
Asian 60
Black or African American 69
Hispanic or Latino 1,848
White 605
International Students 9
Other Races/Ethnicities 70

Over 26 countries are represented at DMC. The most popular countries sending students to the school are Vietnam, South Korea, and Mexico.

Online Learning at Del Mar College

2,119 Took All Classes Online
5,055 Took At Least One Class Online
146.6% Avg Growth Over 4 Years
In 2017-2018, 5,055 students took at least one online class at the school.

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

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This school is the 55th most popular in Texas for online learning according to the online graduations recorded by the Department of Education for the academic year 2017-2018.

Online Growth Rankings of DMC

The average growth rate over the last four years of online students at Del Mar College was 146.6%. This is the #285 largest growth rate of all schools that are only partially online. This refers to all students at DMC regardless of major.

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

Major 1-Year Growth Rate
Business Administration & Management 3%

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%.

Del Mar College Undergraduate Concentrations

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

Major Basic Certificate Associate’s Undergraduate Certificate TOTAL
Liberal Arts General Studies 0 269 0 269
Precision Metal Working 88 31 32 151
Practical Nursing & Nursing Assistants 0 140 3 143
Business Administration & Management 0 129 0 129
Nursing 0 124 0 124
Vehicle Maintenance & Repair 38 62 23 123
Physical Science Technicians 23 70 13 106
Allied Health Professions 1 66 9 76
Criminal Justice & Corrections 21 39 0 60
Heating, Air Conditioning, Ventilation & Refrigeration 24 11 21 56
General Business/Commerce 30 19 0 49
Management Information Systems 14 26 9 49
Quality Control Technology 0 48 0 48
Allied Health & Medical Assisting Services 0 48 0 48
Dental Support Services 0 31 16 47
Drafting & Design Engineering Technology 25 4 15 44
Human Development & Family Studies 0 40 0 40
Cosmetology 37 0 0 37
Building Management & Inspection 14 6 9 29
General Psychology 0 29 0 29
Legal Support Services 5 16 3 24
Culinary Arts 0 17 6 23
Accounting 8 14 0 22
Health & Physical Education 0 21 0 21
Fire Protection 0 0 16 16
General Engineering Technology 7 0 7 14
Fine & Studio Arts 0 14 0 14
Chemistry 0 13 0 13
Architectural Engineering Technology 0 12 0 12
Audiovisual Communications 0 5 5 10
Mechanical Engineering 0 10 0 10
Linguistics & Comparative Literature 0 10 0 10
Clinical/Medical Laboratory Science 0 10 0 10
Social Work 0 10 0 10
Radio, Television & Digital Communication 0 9 0 9
Health & Medical Administrative Services 0 5 4 9
Mental & Social Health Services 0 8 1 9
General Biology 0 8 0 8
General English Literature 0 8 0 8
Writing Studies 0 8 0 8
Mathematics 0 8 0 8
Electronics Engineering Technology 0 7 0 7
Other Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies 0 7 0 7
Public Relations & Advertising 0 6 0 6
Political Science & Government 0 6 0 6
Journalism 0 5 0 5
Music 0 5 0 5
Hospitality Management 0 3 1 4
Teacher Education Subject Specific 0 4 0 4
Electronics Maintenance & Repair 0 2 2 4
Sociology 0 4 0 4
Drama & Theater Arts 0 4 0 4
American Sign Language 0 2 1 3
Industrial Production Technology 0 2 0 2
Electrical Engineering 0 2 0 2
History 0 2 0 2
Physics 0 2 0 2
Geological & Earth Sciences 0 1 0 1
Biology & Biotech Lab Technician 0 1 0 1
Business Support & Assistant Services 0 0 0 0
TOTAL 335 1,463 196 1,994

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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