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Delta College Overview

Delta College is a public institution situated in University Center, Michigan. The rural area surrounding the school is great for students who prefer living in a country setting.

What Is Delta College Known For?

1,197 Undergraduate Awards
  • Although it may not be available for every major, the undergraduate certificate is the highest award a student can attain at Delta College.
  • In 2017-2018, 100% of the faculty were full-time.

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Delta 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.

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

Rank Ranking Name Share
#154 Most Popular Online Associate’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#296 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 Delta College.

Rank Ranking Name Share
#1 Most Popular Peace Studies & Conflict Resolution Associate’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#2 Most Popular Online Environmental Control Technology Associate’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#9 Best Entrepreneurial Studies Associate’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#11 Most Popular Online Family, Consumer & Human Sciences Associate’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#11 Most Popular Online Human Development & Family Studies Associate’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#41 Most Popular Fine & Studio Arts Associate’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#85 Best Liberal Arts / Sciences & Humanities Associate’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#85 Best Liberal Arts General Studies Associate’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#210 Most Popular Health Professions Associate’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It

Where Is Delta College?

Location of Delta College

Contact details for Delta College are given below.

Contact Details
Address: 1961 Delta Road, University Center, MI 48710
Phone: 989-686-9000
Website: https://www.delta.edu

How Do I Get Into Delta College?

You can apply to Delta College online at: https://recruit4wfe.delta.edu/Ellucian.ERecruiting.Web.External/Pages/Welcome.aspx

Delta 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 Delta College?

16% Take Out Loans
15.9% 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 Delta College, approximately 16% of students took out student loans averaging $3,613 a year. That adds up to $14,452 over four years for those students.

The student loan default rate at Delta College is 15.9%. 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.

Delta College Undergraduate Student Diversity

2,737 Full-Time Undergraduates
56% Women
18% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
There are 7,819 undergraduate students at Delta College, with 2,737 being full-time and 5,082 being part-time.

 Full-Time vs. Part-Time Undergraduate Students at  Delta College

Gender Diversity

Of the 2,737 full-time undergraduates at Delta College, 44% are male and 56% are female.

Undergraduate Student Gender Diversity at  Delta College

Racial-Ethnic Diversity

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

Racial-Ethnic Diversity of Delta College Undergraduate Students
Race/Ethnicity Number of Grads
Asian 25
Black or African American 145
Hispanic or Latino 218
White 2,131
International Students 8
Other Races/Ethnicities 210

Over 14 countries are represented at Delta College. The most popular countries sending students to the school are Saudi Arabia, China, and Bangladesh.

Online Learning at Delta College

854 Took All Classes Online
2,507 Took At Least One Class Online
182.7% Avg Growth Over 4 Years
In 2017-2018, 2,507 students took at least one online class at the school.

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

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This school is the 12th most popular in Michigan for online learning according to the online graduations recorded by the Department of Education for the academic year 2017-2018.

Online Growth Rankings of Delta College

The average growth rate over the last four years of online students at Delta College was 182.7%. This is the #261 largest growth rate of all schools that are only partially online. This refers to all students at Delta College regardless of major.

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

Major 1-Year Growth Rate
Cosmetology 50%
Family, Consumer & Human Sciences 5%
Human Development & Family Studies 5%
Liberal Arts / Sciences & Humanities 5%
Liberal Arts General Studies 5%
Personal & Culinary Services 50%

The table below shows how the average growth rate over 4 years at Delta 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 Delta College.

Major Growth Rate Rank
Environmental Control Technology #1
Cosmetology #1
Writing Studies #2
Fire Protection #2
Entrepreneurial Studies #4
English Language & Literature #5
Personal & Culinary Services #5
Family, Consumer & Human Sciences #6
Other Business, Management & Marketing #6
Human Development & Family Studies #6
Engineering Technologies #9
Computer Information Systems #10
Accounting #20
Computer & Information Sciences #24
Liberal Arts / Sciences & Humanities #27
Liberal Arts General Studies #27
Criminal Justice & Corrections #29
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement & Firefighting #30
Business Administration & Management #58
Business, Management & Marketing #78

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%.

Delta 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 0 449 6 455
Nursing 0 112 0 112
Allied Health Professions 7 49 2 58
Business Administration & Management 2 55 0 57
Precision Metal Working 8 18 29 55
Criminal Justice & Corrections 10 45 0 55
Human Development & Family Studies 8 28 2 38
Practical Nursing & Nursing Assistants 2 0 29 31
Dental Support Services 0 27 3 30
Health & Medical Administrative Services 13 16 0 29
Fine & Studio Arts 0 26 0 26
Business Support & Assistant Services 7 8 4 19
Accounting 0 13 3 16
Electrical & Power Transmission Installers 0 9 5 14
Writing Studies 13 0 0 13
Social Work 9 0 4 13
Marketing 0 11 0 11
Information Technology 1 10 0 11
Allied Health & Medical Assisting Services 0 10 0 10
Radio, Television & Digital Communication 0 9 0 9
Building Management & Inspection 4 5 0 9
Health & Physical Education 3 6 0 9
Other Business, Management & Marketing 8 0 0 8
Entrepreneurial Studies 2 6 0 8
Computer Systems Networking 0 6 2 8
Mechanical Engineering Technology 0 8 0 8
Electronics Maintenance & Repair 1 7 0 8
Computer Programming 0 7 0 7
Environmental Control Technology 0 7 0 7
Heavy/Industrial Equipment Maintenance 0 6 1 7
Physical Science Technicians 0 7 0 7
Heating, Air Conditioning, Ventilation & Refrigeration 1 2 2 5
Film, Video & Photographic Arts 5 0 0 5
Legal Support Services 0 2 2 4
Cosmetology 0 4 0 4
Computer Information Systems 0 3 0 3
Construction Engineering Technology 0 3 0 3
Industrial Production Technology 0 3 0 3
Robotics Engineering 0 3 0 3
English Literature (Other) 3 0 0 3
Vehicle Maintenance & Repair 0 3 0 3
Fire Protection 0 3 0 3
Teacher Education Subject Specific 0 2 0 2
Architectural Engineering Technology 0 2 0 2
Other Precision Production 2 0 0 2
Other Agriculture 0 1 0 1
Plumbing & Water Supply 0 0 1 1
Drafting & Design Engineering Technology 0 0 1 1
Peace Studies & Conflict Resolution 0 0 1 1
General Sales & Marketing 0 0 0 0
Journalism 0 0 0 0
Carpentry 0 0 0 0
Quality Control Technology 0 0 0 0
Clinical/Medical Laboratory Science 0 0 0 0
International Studies 0 0 0 0
TOTAL 109 991 97 1,197

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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