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Delgado Community College Overview

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

What Is Delgado Community College Known For?

3,192 Undergraduate Awards
  • The undergraduate certificate is the highest award offered at Delgado Community College.
  • For the 2017-2018 academic year, 46% of the faculty were full-time.

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Delgado Community College Rankings

Delgado Community College is ranked #8 out of 42 schools in Louisiana.

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.

Delgado Community College has been awarded the following overall awards by our latest rankings.

Rank Ranking Name Share
#4 Most Popular Online Undergraduate Certificate Schools Tweet It - Post It
#13 Most Popular Undergraduate Certificate Schools Tweet It - Post It
#150 Best Undergraduate Certificate Schools Tweet It - Post It
#249 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 Delgado Community College.

Rank Ranking Name Share
#1 Best Liberal Arts / Sciences & Humanities Undergraduate Certificate Schools Tweet It - Post It
#1 Best Liberal Arts General Studies Undergraduate Certificate Schools Tweet It - Post It
#3 Best Value Liberal Arts / Sciences & Humanities Undergraduate Certificate Schools Tweet It - Post It
#3 Best Value Liberal Arts General Studies Undergraduate Certificate Schools Tweet It - Post It
#7 Most Popular Accounting Undergraduate Certificate Schools Tweet It - Post It
#19 Most Popular Liberal Arts / Sciences & Humanities Undergraduate Certificate Schools Tweet It - Post It
#26 Most Popular Business, Management & Marketing Undergraduate Certificate Schools Tweet It - Post It
#52 Best Value Cosmetology Undergraduate Certificate Schools Tweet It - Post It
#73 Most Popular Health Professions Associate’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#83 Best Value Personal & Culinary Services Undergraduate Certificate Schools Tweet It - Post It

Where Is Delgado Community College?

Location of Delgado Community College

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

How Do I Get Into Delgado Community College?

You can apply to Delgado Community College online at: www.dcc.edu/admissions/apply/now.aspx

Delgado Community College has an open admissions policy. This means that the school accepts all applicants assuming that they meet very basic requirements, such as having a high school diploma or equivalent.

Can I Afford Delgado Community College?

47% Take Out Loans
20.0% 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 Delgado Community College, approximately 47% of students took out student loans averaging $5,169 a year. That adds up to $20,676 over four years for those students.

The student loan default rate at Delgado Community College is 20.0%. 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

4,864 Full-Time Undergraduates
65% Women
67% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
There are 14,140 undergraduate students at Delgado Community College, with 4,864 being full-time and 9,276 being part-time.

 Full-Time vs. Part-Time Undergraduate Students at  Delgado Community College

Gender Diversity

Of the 4,864 full-time undergraduates at Delgado Community College, 35% are male and 65% are female.

Undergraduate Student Gender Diversity at  Delgado Community College

Racial-Ethnic Diversity

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

Racial-Ethnic Diversity of Delgado Community College Undergraduate Students
Race/Ethnicity Number of Grads
Asian 172
Black or African American 2,244
Hispanic or Latino 449
White 1,416
International Students 136
Other Races/Ethnicities 447

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

1,901 Took All Classes Online
7,007 Took At Least One Class Online
7.6% Avg Growth Over 4 Years
In 2017-2018, 7,007 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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This school is the 2nd most popular in Louisiana for online learning according to the online graduations recorded by the Department of Education for the academic year 2017-2018.

Online Growth Rankings of Delgado Community College

The average growth rate over the last four years of online students at Delgado Community College was 7.6%. This is the #1,478 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
Entrepreneurial Studies 64%
General Business/Commerce 12%
Liberal Arts / Sciences & Humanities 37%
Liberal Arts General Studies 37%
Real Estate 17%

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
Health Aids/Attendants/Orderlies #1
Real Estate #11
Dietetics & Clinical Nutrition Services #16
Hospitality Management #31
Computer Software & Applications #34
Entrepreneurial Studies #41
Business Support & Assistant Services #68
General Business/Commerce #108
Accounting #161
Computer & Information Sciences #234
Criminal Justice & Corrections #247
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement & Firefighting #280
Liberal Arts / Sciences & Humanities #297
Liberal Arts General Studies #297

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 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 0 302 1,160 1,462
Nursing 0 213 0 213
Accounting 32 44 69 145
Allied Health Professions 35 54 52 141
Business Administration & Management 7 85 12 104
General Business/Commerce 0 86 0 86
Allied Health & Medical Assisting Services 0 62 12 74
Practical Nursing & Nursing Assistants 0 0 61 61
Electrical & Power Transmission Installers 0 0 57 57
Environmental Control Technology 54 0 0 54
Computer Systems Networking 27 11 15 53
Heating, Air Conditioning, Ventilation & Refrigeration 0 0 51 51
Vehicle Maintenance & Repair 20 10 17 47
Criminal Justice & Corrections 0 44 0 44
Real Estate 32 0 10 42
Health & Medical Administrative Services 0 11 27 38
Precision Metal Working 3 0 34 37
Cosmetology 0 0 36 36
Human Development & Family Studies 0 35 0 35
Data Processing 0 34 0 34
Culinary Arts 4 12 18 34
Health Aids/Attendants/Orderlies 32 0 0 32
Drafting & Design Engineering Technology 1 6 22 29
Clinical/Medical Laboratory Science 16 11 0 27
Entrepreneurial Studies 0 0 25 25
Fire Protection 0 16 9 25
Design & Applied Arts 0 21 3 24
Engineering Technology (Other) 23 0 0 23
American Sign Language 0 20 0 20
Human Resource Management 0 0 19 19
Funeral & Mortuary Science 0 12 7 19
General Education 0 12 0 12
Ophthalmic & Optometric Support Services 0 0 12 12
Carpentry 0 0 11 11
Electronics Engineering Technology 0 11 0 11
Civil Engineering Technology 0 10 0 10
Somatic Bodywork & Therapeutic Services 0 0 10 10
Architectural Engineering Technology 1 8 0 9
General Science Technologies/Technicians 0 6 0 6
Hospitality Management 0 5 0 5
Computer Software & Applications 1 0 4 5
Electromechanical Engineering Technology 0 4 0 4
Information Technology 3 0 0 3
Legal Support Services 0 0 2 2
Electronics Maintenance & Repair 0 0 1 1
Business Support & Assistant Services 0 0 0 0
Dietetics & Clinical Nutrition Services 0 0 0 0
Heavy/Industrial Equipment Maintenance 0 0 0 0
Arts & Media Management 0 0 0 0
General Visual & Performing Arts 0 0 0 0
Music 0 0 0 0
TOTAL 291 1,145 1,756 3,192

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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