Delgado Community College

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2017 Undergraduate Tuition
$3,335
0% growth from 2016
2017 Average Net Price
$8,577
After Financial Aid
2016 Student Loan
20%
Default Rate
2017 Enrolled Students
14,239
36.1% Full-Time
2017 Graduation Rate
4.65%
85 Graduates

About

Delgado Community College is a higher education institution located in Orleans Parish, LA. In 2016, the most popular Bachelor's Degree concentrations at Delgado Community College were .

In 2017, 3,756 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Delgado Community College. 62.4% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 37.6% awarded men. The majority of degree recipients were black or african american (1,497 degrees), 1.03 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, white (1456 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Delgado Community College is $3,335, which is $-4,079 less than the national average for Associates Colleges ($7,414).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at Delgado Community College is $3,335, which is $-4,079 less than the national average for Associates Colleges ($7,414).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $8,577.

In 2017, 70% of undergraduate students received federal grants, while 51% of undergraduate students received federal loans.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$3,335
2017 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2017, the cost of tuition at Delgado Community College was $3,335. The cost of tuition at Delgado Community College is $-4,079 less than than the overall (public and private) national average for Associates Colleges ($7,414).

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Average Net Price

$8,577
2017 Value
7.35%
1 Year Growth

In 2017 Delgado Community College had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $8,577. Between 2016 and 2017, the average net price of Delgado Community College grew by 7.35%.

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Average net price is calculated from full-time beginning undergraduate students who were awarded a grant or scholarship from federal, state or local governments, or the institution.

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Other Student Expenses

$8,789
Room and Board
$1,200
Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Delgado Community College was of $8,789 in 2017. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,200. The cost of room and board did not change between 2016 and 2017. The cost of books and supplies did not change during the same period.

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Financial Aid

Financial Aid by Income Level

70%
Of Undergraduates Receive Grants
51%
Of Undergraduates Receive Federal Loans

70% of undergraduate students at Delgado Community College received grants or loans in 2017. This represents a growth of 6.06% with respect to 2016, when 66% of undergraduate students received financial aid.

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Student Loan Default Rate

Cohort default rates only account for borrowers who default in the first three years, and some schools only have a small proportion of borrowers entering repayment. These rates should be interpreted with caution, as they may not be reflective of the entire school population.
20%
2016 Default Rate
1162
Number of Defaults

In 2016 the default rate for borrower's at Delgado Community College was 20%, which represents 1162 out of the 5799 total borrowers.

A cohort default rate is the percentage of a school's borrowers who enter repayment on certain Federal Family Education Loan (FFEL) Program or William D. Ford Federal Direct Loan (Direct Loan) Program loans during a particular federal fiscal year (FY), October 1 to September 30, and default or meet other specified conditions prior to the end of the second following fiscal year.

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Enrollment

Delgado Community College has a total enrollment of 14,239 students. The full-time enrollment at Delgado Community College is 5,147 students and the part-time enrollment is 9,092. This means that 36.1% of students enrolled at Delgado Community College are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Delgado Community College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 48.4% Black or African American, 31% White, 9.81% Hispanic or Latino, 3.1% Asian, 2.7% Two or More Races, 0.513% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.204% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.

Students enrolled at Delgado Community College in full-time Undergraduate programs are majority Black or African American Female (32.1%), followed by White Female (19%) and Black or African American Male (14.7%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are majority N/A, followed by N/A and N/A.

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

36.1%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Delgado Community College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 14,239 students. The full-time enrollment at Delgado Community College is 5,147 and the part-time enrollment is 9,092. This means that 36.1% of students enrolled at Delgado Community College are enrolled full-time compared with 36% at similar Associates Colleges.

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Retention Rate over Time

44%
2017 Retention Rate

Retention rate measures the number of first-time students who began their studies the previous fall and returned to school the following fall. The retention rate for full-time undergraduates at Delgado Community College was 44%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Associates Colleges (61%), Delgado Community College had a retention rate lower than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity
  1. Black or African American
    6,894
  2. White
    4,418
  3. Hispanic or Latino
    1,397

The enrolled student population at Delgado Community College is 48.4% Black or African American, 31% White, 9.81% Hispanic or Latino, 3.1% Asian, 2.7% Two or More Races, 0.513% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.204% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders. This includes both full-time and part-time students as well as graduate and undergraduates. By comparison, enrollment for all Associates Colleges is 45.9% White, 25.3% Hispanic or Latino, and 12.8% Black or African American.

Any student who is studying in the United States on a temporary basis is categorized as a "Non-Resident Alien", and the share of those students are shown in the chart below. Additionally, 366 students (2.57%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2017, 928 more women than men received degrees from Delgado Community College. The majority of degree recipients at Delgado Community College are black or african american (1,497 degrees awarded). There were 1.03 times more black or african american graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white (1456 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at Delgado Community College is N/A, followed by N/A and N/A.

The most specialized majors across all degree types at Delgado Community College, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Engineering Technologies (303 degrees awarded), Construction (108 degrees), and Liberal Arts & Humanities (996 degrees).

Workforce

Common Jobs by Major

Most Common Job

The most common jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Delgado Community College are Registered nurses (1,300,086 people), Medical & health services managers (137,237 people), Pharmacists (129,591 people), Elementary & middle school teachers (129,029 people), and Nurse practitioners & nurse midwives (121,380 people).

The most specialized majors at Delgado Community College are Engineering Technologies (303 degrees awarded), Construction (108 degrees), Liberal Arts & Humanities (996 degrees), Personal & Culinary Services (259 degrees), and Precision Production (67 degrees).

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Highest Paying Jobs by Major

Highest Paying Job

The highest paying jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Delgado Community College are Physicians, Surgeons, Public relations specialists, Podiatrists, and Marketing managers

The most specialized majors at Delgado Community College are Engineering Technologies (303 degrees awarded), Construction (108 degrees), Liberal Arts & Humanities (996 degrees), Personal & Culinary Services (259 degrees), and Precision Production (67 degrees).

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Common Industries by Major

The most common industries for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Delgado Community College are General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (1,433,230 people), Elementary & secondary schools (317,093 people), Outpatient care centers (198,864 people), Offices of physicians (191,230 people), and Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (162,290 people).

The most specialized majors at Delgado Community College are Engineering Technologies (303 degrees awarded), Construction (108 degrees), Liberal Arts & Humanities (996 degrees), Personal & Culinary Services (259 degrees), and Precision Production (67 degrees).

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Degrees

Majors Awarded

IPEDS uses the Classification of Instructional Programs (CIP) standard, so the categories may not match the exact concentrations offered by Delgado Community College.
Most Common
  1. N/A
    N/A degree-majorss awarded
  2. N/A
    N/A degree-majorss awarded
  3. N/A
    N/A degree-majorss awarded

In false, the most common bachelors degree concentration at Delgado Community College was N/A with N/A degree-majorss awarded.

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Gender Breakdown for Common Majors

Degrees Awarded to Men
  1. 1,414
  2. 2,342

In 2017, 1,414 degrees were awarded to men at Delgado Community College, which is 0.604 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (2,342).

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Most Common Male Majors

In false, 241 degrees were awarded to men at Delgado Community College in General Studies, which is 0.346 times less than the 696 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In false, 696 degrees were awarded to women at Delgado Community College in General Studies, which is 2.89 times more than the 241 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

4%
100% Completion Time
11%
150% Completion Time

In 2017, 4% of students graduating from Delgado Community College completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 11% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 13% within 200%.

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Graduation rate is defined as the percentage of full-time, first-time students who received a degree or award within a specific percentage of "normal time" to completion for their program.

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Diversity

Graduation Rate by Race and Gender

Showing demographic groups with ≥ 5 graduating students.
White Male
Highest Graduation Rate (10.2%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at Delgado Community College is Male and White (10.2% graduation rate). Across all Associates Colleges, Asian Female students have the highest graduation rate (68.1%).

The department of education defines graduation rate as the percentage of full-time, first-time students who received a degree or award within 150% of "normal time" to completion.

The National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) categorizes any student who is studying in the United States on a temporary basis as a "Non-Resident Alien", and the graduation rate of those students is shown in the chart below. Additionally, 4.71% of graduates (4 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity
  1. Black or African American
    1,497 degrees awarded
  2. White
    1,456 degrees awarded
  3. Hispanic or Latino
    344 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Delgado Community College is black or african american (1,497 degrees awarded). There were 1.03 times more black or african american recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white (1456 degrees).

4.29% of degree recipients (161 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Gender

Most Common Gender Demographic
  1. Black or African American Female
    999 degrees awarded
  2. White Female
    867 degrees awarded
  3. White Male
    589 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and gender grouping at Delgado Community College is black or african american female (999 degrees awarded). There were 1.15 times more black or african american female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white female (867 degrees).

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Operations

Delgado Community College has an endowment valued at nearly $2.63M, as of the end of the 2017 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $431k (16.4%), compared to the 2.22% average return ($81.1k on $3.66M) across all Associates Colleges.

In 2017, Delgado Community College had a total salary expenditure of $124M. Delgado Community College employs 107 Assistant professors, 96 Instructors, and 82 Professors. Most academics at Delgado Community College are Female Assistant professors (62), Female Professors(60), and Female Instructors (53).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Delgado Community College are: Business and Financial Operations, with 155 employees, Office and Administrative Support, with 66 employees, and Management with 65 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$2.63M
2017 Endowment
18.2%
growth from 2016

Delgado Community College has an endowment valued at about $2.63M, as of the end of the 2017 fiscal year. The endowment of Delgado Community College grew 18.2% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $1.03M lower than than the median endowment of Associates Colleges according to the Carnegie Classification grouping.

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The small bar chart below shows the endowment quintiles for all universities in the Associates Colleges: Mixed Transfer/Career & Technical-High Traditional Carnegie Classification grouping.

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Government Grants and Contracts

Grants & Contracts
  1. $5.61M - Federal
  2. $1.3M - State
  3. $0 - Local

As of 2017, Delgado Community College received $5.61M in grants and contracts from the federal government, $1.3M from state grants and contracts, and $0 from local grants and contracts.

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Expenses

Salary Expenditure

$45.7M
2017 Salaries
3.49%
decline from 2016

In 2017, Delgado Community College paid a median of $45.7M in salaries, which represents 36.9% of their overall expenditure ($124M) and a 3.49% decline from the previous year. This is compared to a 7.33% decline from 2015 and a 0.442% growth from 2014.

The median for similar Associates Colleges is 14.9M (41.7% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$16.5M
Instructional Salaries
349
Number of Employees

In 2017, Delgado Community College paid a total of $16.5M to 349 employees working as instructors, which represents 36.1% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $6.48M (34%) for similar Associates Colleges: Mixed Transfer/Career & Technical-High Traditional.

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Faculty and Staff

Occupations by Share

Assistant professor
Most Common Instructor
107 Employees
Business and Financial Operations
Most Common Non-Instructional Employee
155 Employees

In 2017, the most common positions for instructional staff at Delgado Community College were Assistant professor with 107 employees; Instructor with 96 employees; and Instructor with 82 employees.

In 2017, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Delgado Community College were Business and Financial Operations with 155 employees; Office and Administrative Support with 66 employees; and Management with 65 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Gender

Most Common Demographic
  1. Female Assistant professor
  2. Female Professor
  3. Female Instructor

In 2017, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Delgado Community College was Female Assistant professor with 62 employees, Female Professor with 60 employees, and Female Instructor with 53 employees.

This chart shows the gender split between each academic rank present at Delgado Community College.

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