Delgado Community College

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2022 Undergraduate Tuition
$3,335
2022 Average Net Price
$8,634
After Financial Aid
2019 Default Rate
5.8%
on Student Loans
2022 Enrolled Students
12,377
31.8% Full-Time
2022 Graduation Rate
16.7%
192 Graduates

About

Delgado Community College is a higher education institution located in Orleans Parish, LA. In 2022, the most popular 1 to 2 Year Postsecondary Certificate concentrations at Delgado Community College were General Studies (757 degrees awarded), Licensed Practical & Vocational Nurse Training (61 degrees), and HVAC Maintenance (34 degrees).

In 2022, 2,802 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Delgado Community College. 69.5% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 30.5% awarded men. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients was black or african american (1,074 degrees), 1.01 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, white (1,068 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Delgado Community College is $3,335, which is $−4,777 less than the national average for Associates Colleges ($8,112).

Costs

In 2022, the median undergraduate tuition at Delgado Community College is $3,335, which is $−4,777 less than the national average for Associates Colleges ($8,112).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $8,634.

In 2022, 82% of undergraduate students attending Delgado Community College received financial aid through grants. Comparatively, 46% of undergraduate students received financial aid through loans.

Tuition Costs

$3,335
2022 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2022, the cost of tuition at Delgado Community College was $3,335. The cost of tuition at Delgado Community College is $−4,777 less than than the overall (public and private) national average for Associates Colleges ($8,112).

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Average Net Price

$8,634
2022 Value
22.8%
1 Year Growth

In 2022 Delgado Community College had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $8,634. Between 2021 and 2022, the average net price of Delgado Community College grew by 22.8%.

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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 2022. The cost of room and board increased by 23.1% between 2021 and 2022.

During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,200. The cost of books and supplies decreased by 7.69% during the same period.

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Financial Aid by Income Level

82%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Grants
46%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Loans

82% of undergraduate students at Delgado Community College received financial aid through grants or loans in 2022. This represents a growth of 12.3% with respect to 2021, when 73% 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.
5.8%
2019 Default Rate
313
Number of Defaults

In 2019 the default rate for borrower's at Delgado Community College was 5.8%, which represents 313 out of the 5400 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 had a total enrollment of 12,377 students in 2022. The full-time enrollment at Delgado Community College is 3,934 students and the part-time enrollment is 8,443. This means that 31.8% of students enrolled at Delgado Community College are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Delgado Community College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 50.6% Black or African American, 28.4% White, 11.2% Hispanic or Latino, 3.42% Two or More Races, 2.68% Asian, 0.743% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders, and 0.436% American Indian or Alaska Native.

Students enrolled at Delgado Community College in full-time Undergraduate programs are most commonly Black or African American Female (33.6%), followed by White Female (18.9%) and Black or African American Male (13.3%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

31.8%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Delgado Community College in 2022, both undergraduate and graduate, is 12,377 students. The full-time enrollment at Delgado Community College is 3,934 and the part-time enrollment is 8,443. This means that 31.8% of students enrolled at Delgado Community College are enrolled full-time compared with 32.2% at similar Associates Colleges.

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Retention Rate over Time

52%
2022 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 52%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Associates Colleges (62%), Delgado Community College had a retention rate lower than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity (2022)
  1. Black or African American
    6,266 enrolled students
  2. White
    3,514 enrolled students
  3. Hispanic or Latino
    1,381 enrolled students

The enrolled student population at Delgado Community College is 50.6% Black or African American, 28.4% White, 11.2% Hispanic or Latino, 3.42% Two or More Races, 2.68% Asian, 0.743% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders, and 0.436% American Indian or Alaska Native. This includes both full-time and part-time students as well as graduate and undergraduates. By comparison, enrollment for all Associates Colleges is 42.9% White, 27.9% Hispanic or Latino, and 12.5% 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, 111 students (0.897%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2022, 1,092 more women than men received degrees from Delgado Community College. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients at Delgado Community College is black or african american (1,074 degrees awarded). There were 1.01 times more black or african american recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white (1068 degrees).

The most common 1 to 2 Year Postsecondary Certificate concentration at Delgado Community College is General Studies (757 degrees awarded), followed by Licensed Practical & Vocational Nurse Training (61 degrees) and HVAC Maintenance (34 degrees).

In 2022,  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 Liberal Arts & Humanities (970 degrees awarded), Construction (51 degrees), and Mechanical Technologies (129 degrees).

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 Other managers (60,171 people), Elementary & middle school teachers (59,753 people), Construction managers (45,289 people), Software developers (35,617 people), and Chief executives & legislators (21,452 people).

The most specialized majors at Delgado Community College in 2022 are Liberal Arts & Humanities (970 degrees awarded), Construction (51 degrees), Mechanical Technologies (129 degrees), Engineering Technologies (61 degrees), and Science Technologies (5 degrees) (as of 2022).

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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 Surgeons, Cardiovascular technologists and technicians, Skincare specialists, Broadcast announcers and radio disc jockeys, and Physicians

The most specialized majors at Delgado Community College are Liberal Arts & Humanities (970 degrees awarded), Construction (51 degrees), Mechanical Technologies (129 degrees), Engineering Technologies (61 degrees), and Science Technologies (5 degrees) (as of 2022).

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Common Industries by Major

Most Common Industry

The most common industries for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Delgado Community College are Elementary & secondary schools (116,458 people), Construction (111,043 people), Computer Systems Design (57,715 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (42,360 people), and General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (36,472 people).

The most specialized majors at Delgado Community College are Liberal Arts & Humanities (970 degrees awarded), Construction (51 degrees), Mechanical Technologies (129 degrees), Engineering Technologies (61 degrees), and Science Technologies (5 degrees) (as of 2022).

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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 (2022)
  1. 278 degrees awarded
  2. 172 degrees awarded
  3. 72 degrees awarded

In 2022, the most common associates degree concentration at Delgado Community College was Registered Nursing with 278 degrees awarded.

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Sex Breakdown for Common Majors

855
Degrees Awarded to Men
in 2022
1,947
Degrees Awarded to Women
in 2022

In 2022, 855 degrees were awarded to men at Delgado Community College, which is 0.439 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (1,947).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2022, 216 degrees were awarded to men at Delgado Community College in General Studies, which is 0.303 times less than the 713 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2022, 713 degrees were awarded to men at Delgado Community College in General Studies, which is 3.3 times more than the 216 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

13%
100% Completion Time
15%
150% Completion Time

In 2022, 13% of students graduating from Delgado Community College completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 15% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 20% 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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Graduation Rate by Race and Sex

Showing demographic groups with ≥ 5 graduating students.
Asian Male
Highest Graduation Rate (42.9%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate in 2022 at Delgado Community College is Male and Asian (42.9% graduation rate). Across all Associates Colleges, Asian Female students have the highest graduation rate (73.2%).

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, 2.6% of graduates (5 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity (2022)
  1. Black or African American
    1,074 degrees awarded
  2. White
    1,068 degrees awarded
  3. Hispanic or Latino
    299 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Delgado Community College is black or african american (1,074 degrees awarded). There were 1.01 times more black or african american recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white (1068 degrees).

0.678% of degree recipients (19 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Sex

Most Common Sex Demographic (2022)
  1. Black or African American Female
    793 degrees awarded
  2. White Female
    715 degrees awarded
  3. White Male
    353 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and sex grouping at Delgado Community College is black or african american female (793 degrees awarded). There were 1.11 times more black or african american female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white female (715 degrees).

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Operations

Delgado Community College has an endowment valued at nearly $3.71M, as of the end of the 2022 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of −NaNk (−13.8%) compared to the 0.843% average return (43.9k on 5.21M) across all Associates Colleges.

In 2022, Delgado Community College had a total salary expenditure of 131M. Delgado Community College employs 83 Instructors, 83 Professors and 59 Associate professors. Most academics at Delgado Community College are Female Professor (57), Female Instructor (55), and Female Associate professor (38).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Delgado Community College are: Business and Financial Operations, with 140 employees, Management, with 76 employees, and Service with 60 employees.

Endowment

$3.71M
2022 Endowment
15.3%
decline from 2021

Delgado Community College has an endowment valued at about $3.71M, as of the end of the 2022 fiscal year. The endowment of Delgado Community College declined 15.3% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $1.51M lower than than the median endowment of Associates Colleges according to the Carnegie Classification grouping.

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Salary Expenditure

$50.4M
2022 Salaries
0.318%
decline from 2021

In 2022, Delgado Community College paid a median of $50.4M in salaries, which represents 38.5% of their overall expenditure ($131M) and a 0.318% decline from the previous year.

The median for similar Associates Colleges is 16.8M (40.1% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$16.4M
Instructional Salaries
269
Number of Employees

In 2022, Delgado Community College paid a total of $16.4M to 269 employees working as instructors, which represents 32.6% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $5.35M (31.8%) for similar Associates Colleges.

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Occupations by Share

Instructor
Most Common Instructor
83 Employees
Business and Financial Operations
Most Common Non-Instructional Employee
140 Employees

In 2022, the most common positions for instructional staff at Delgado Community College were Instructor with 83 employees, Professor with 83 employees, and Associate professor with 59 employees.

In 2022, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Delgado Community College were Business and Financial Operations with 140 employees, Management with 76 employees, and Service with 60 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Sex

Most Common Demographic (2022)
  1. Female Professor
  2. Female Instructor
  3. Female Associate professor

In 2022, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Delgado Community College was Female Professor with 57 employees, Female Instructor with 55 employees, and Female Associate professor with 38 employees.

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

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