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San Joaquin Delta College Overview

Located in Stockton, California, San Joaquin Delta College is a public institution. The surrounding area of the school is a good match for students who enjoy city life.

What Is San Joaquin Delta College Known For?

3,593 Undergraduate Awards
  • The undergraduate certificate is the highest award offered at Delta.
  • For the 2017-2018 academic year, 40% of the faculty were full-time.

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

Rank Ranking Name Share
#53 Most Popular Associate’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#289 Most Popular Undergraduate Certificate Schools Tweet It - Post It

Program Level Awards

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

Rank Ranking Name Share
#1 Most Popular General Family & Consumer Sciences Associate’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#4 Most Popular Romance Languages Associate’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#12 Most Popular Foreign Languages & Linguistics Associate’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#15 Most Popular Accounting Associate’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#23 Most Popular Family, Consumer & Human Sciences Associate’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#31 Most Popular Multi / Interdisciplinary Studies Associate’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#66 Most Popular Business, Management & Marketing Associate’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#68 Most Popular Liberal Arts / Sciences & Humanities Associate’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#70 Most Popular Visual & Performing Arts Associate’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#73 Most Popular Homeland Security, Law Enforcement & Firefighting Associate’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It

Where Is San Joaquin Delta College?

Location of San Joaquin Delta College

Contact details for Delta are given below.

Contact Details
Address: 5151 Pacific Ave, Stockton, CA 95207
Phone: 209-954-5151
Website: www.deltacollege.edu/

How Do I Get Into Delta?

You can apply to Delta online at: www.deltacollege.edu/apply

As long as you submit the requested materials to San Joaquin Delta College when applying, you shouldn't have to worry about getting in since the school has an open admissions policy.

Can I Afford San Joaquin Delta College?

14% Take Out Loans
23.1% 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, approximately 14% of students took out student loans averaging $1,182 a year. That adds up to $4,728 over four years for those students.

The student loan default rate at Delta is 23.1%. 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.

San Joaquin Delta College Undergraduate Student Diversity

8,564 Full-Time Undergraduates
56% Women
82% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
There are 18,533 undergraduate students at Delta, with 8,564 being full-time and 9,969 being part-time.

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

Gender Diversity

Of the 8,564 full-time undergraduates at Delta, 44% are male and 56% are female.

Undergraduate Student Gender Diversity at  Delta

Racial-Ethnic Diversity

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

Racial-Ethnic Diversity of Delta Undergraduate Students
Race/Ethnicity Number of Grads
Asian 1,690
Black or African American 521
Hispanic or Latino 4,304
White 1,342
International Students 0
Other Races/Ethnicities 707

Over 29 countries are represented at Delta. The most popular countries sending students to the school are Vietnam, India, and China.

Online Learning at San Joaquin Delta College

3,486 Took All Classes Online
8,708 Took At Least One Class Online
6.3% Avg Growth Over 4 Years
In 2017-2018, 8,708 students took at least one online class at the school.

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

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This school is the 46th most popular in California 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

The average growth rate over the last four years of online students at San Joaquin Delta College was 6.3%. This is the #1,583 largest growth rate of all schools that are only partially online. This refers to all students at Delta regardless of major.

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

Major 1-Year Growth Rate
Anthropology 33%
Communication Sciences 38%
Design & Applied Arts 21%
Drafting & Design Engineering Technology 7%
Engineering Technologies 4%
English Language & Literature 31%
Family, Consumer & Human Sciences 22%
Fine & Studio Arts 33%
General English Literature 31%
General Family & Consumer Sciences 28%
General Visual & Performing Arts 67%
Health Professions 12%
Heavy/Industrial Equipment Maintenance 26%
Human Development & Family Studies 16%
Mechanic & Repair Technologies 17%
Romance Languages 29%
Textile & Apparel Studies 90%
Vehicle Maintenance & Repair 23%
Visual & Performing Arts 21%

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

Major Growth Rate Rank
East Asian Languages #2
Heavy/Industrial Equipment Maintenance #2
Vehicle Maintenance & Repair #4
Textile & Apparel Studies #5
Drafting & Design Engineering Technology #6
Engineering Technology (Other) #7
General Engineering Technology #8
Film, Video & Photographic Arts #8
General Visual & Performing Arts #9
General Family & Consumer Sciences #9
Communication Sciences #13
Anthropology #15
Mechanic & Repair Technologies #15
Fine & Studio Arts #15
Romance Languages #18
Music #20
Foreign Languages & Linguistics #32
Design & Applied Arts #32
General English Literature #36
History #44
History #44
Visual & Performing Arts #68
English Language & Literature #79
Human Development & Family Studies #82
Business Support & Assistant Services #83
Engineering Technologies #102
Family, Consumer & Human Sciences #102
General Psychology #103
General Business/Commerce #124
Social Sciences #139
Psychology #144
Accounting #178
Health & Medical Administrative Services #220
Criminal Justice & Corrections #276
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement & Firefighting #314

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%.

San Joaquin 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 1,203 105 1,308
Biological & Physical Science 0 298 0 298
General Business/Commerce 45 149 0 194
Criminal Justice & Corrections 51 101 4 156
Vehicle Maintenance & Repair 57 12 72 141
Human Development & Family Studies 72 47 9 128
Nursing 0 109 0 109
Accounting 4 77 13 94
General Psychology 0 94 0 94
General Social Sciences 0 91 0 91
Mental & Social Health Services 0 31 47 78
Health Sciences & Services 0 77 0 77
Business Administration & Management 4 54 4 62
Precision Metal Working 49 1 9 59
Culinary Arts 24 30 0 54
Heavy/Industrial Equipment Maintenance 9 30 8 47
Non-Professional General Legal Studies 44 1 0 45
Computer Systems Networking 27 17 0 44
Romance Languages 0 41 0 41
Mathematics 0 34 0 34
Design & Applied Arts 0 28 5 33
Drafting & Design Engineering Technology 9 16 5 30
General English Literature 0 29 0 29
Electrical & Power Transmission Installers 0 11 17 28
History 0 27 0 27
Communication Sciences 7 19 0 26
Communication & Media Studies 0 25 0 25
Fine & Studio Arts 0 21 0 21
Radio, Television & Digital Communication 0 16 4 20
Other Science Technologies/Technicians 0 13 6 19
General Family & Consumer Sciences 0 18 0 18
Environmental Control Technology 0 3 13 16
Computer Information Systems 0 15 0 15
Health & Medical Administrative Services 14 0 0 14
Health & Physical Education 3 9 0 12
Business Support & Assistant Services 7 0 4 11
Textile & Apparel Studies 2 5 3 10
Real Estate 6 3 0 9
Political Science & Government 0 8 0 8
Agricultural Mechanization 7 0 0 7
Drama & Theater Arts 0 7 0 7
Horticulture 1 3 2 6
Mechanical Engineering Technology 1 0 3 4
General Engineering 0 4 0 4
Electronics Maintenance & Repair 0 0 4 4
Physics 0 4 0 4
Film, Video & Photographic Arts 0 4 0 4
Journalism 0 3 0 3
Anthropology 0 3 0 3
General Visual & Performing Arts 0 3 0 3
Music 0 3 0 3
Taxation 0 0 2 2
Audiovisual Communications 2 0 0 2
American Sign Language 2 0 0 2
Human Services 0 0 2 2
Agricultural Economics & Business 0 1 0 1
Computer Programming 0 0 1 1
Computer Science 0 1 0 1
Electromechanical Engineering Technology 0 1 0 1
East Asian Languages 0 1 0 1
Allied Health Professions 0 1 0 1
Geological & Earth Sciences 0 1 0 1
Dance 0 1 0 1
Agricultural Production 0 0 0 0
Architectural Sciences & Technology 0 0 0 0
Other Business, Management & Marketing 0 0 0 0
Finance & Financial Management 0 0 0 0
International Business 0 0 0 0
General Sales & Marketing 0 0 0 0
Data Entry 0 0 0 0
Information Technology 0 0 0 0
Building Management & Inspection 0 0 0 0
Carpentry 0 0 0 0
General Engineering Technology 0 0 0 0
Engineering Technology (Other) 0 0 0 0
Practical Nursing & Nursing Assistants 0 0 0 0
Public Health 0 0 0 0
Parks, Recreation & Leisure Studies 0 0 0 0
Fire Protection 0 0 0 0
TOTAL 447 2,804 342 3,593

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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