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?
- 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.
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.
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Program Level Awards
These are highlights of some of the most noteworthy awards granted to specific programs at Delta College.
Where Is Delta College?
Contact details for Delta College are given below.
|Address:||1961 Delta Road, University Center, MI 48710|
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
Can I Afford Delta College?
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
Of the 2,737 full-time undergraduates at Delta College, 44% are male and 56% are female.
The racial-ethnic breakdown of Delta College students is as follows.
|Race/Ethnicity||Number of Grads|
|Black or African American||145|
|Hispanic or Latino||218|
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
The following chart shows how the online learning population at Delta College has changed over the last few years.
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|
|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.
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.
*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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