Del Mar College (DMC)

101 Baldwin Blvd., Corpus Christi, TX

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Del Mar College in Corpus Christi, Texas has been in the business of educating for over 75 years. DMC is one of the largest institutions for higher learning in South Texas and offers a variety of academic programs that goes above and beyond to meet the broad range of career goals set forth by its students. Del Mar College offers degrees in Associate of Arts, in Applied Science, and over 100 certifications. By choosing Del Mar College, students are almost guaranteed to find a degree suited to their career goals.

Students can pursue careers in Allied Health, Art and Drama, Business Administration, Communications, Computer Science, Engineering and several more. There is no shortage of clubs, associations or student activities at Del Mar College – honorary clubs like Phi Theta Kappa, Student Government Association, Biology and Health Sciences; and Occupational Therapy clubs are only just a few of the many clubs offered at Del Mar College.

DMC is a commuter college and offers students two main campuses to pursue their areas of study. The main campus in Corpus Christi and the Calallen area both provide credited and continuing education courses. DMC also has agreements with a several four-year institutions within the state of Texas.

Del Mar offers an affordable rate for their students, along with a wide range of options for financial aid – this includes loans, grants, employment and work study. The cost to attend is $333 for 3 semester hours for district residents, $483 for out of district, and $594 for out of state residents.

For more information on Del Mar College, please visit the official DMC website

Estimated Costs & Financial Aid

The average "out of pocket" cost of attendance, after any grants and scholarships are considered, is around $5,200. To calculate a more personalized cost visit the net price calculator. The figures listed below are for informational purposes only and do not represent current or future tuition, fees, and expenses.

Tuition & Fees Information

  • Annual tuition range:
    • State Residents: $1,500-$1,700
    • Out-of-State: $2,400-$2,902
  • Charges for part-time students are:
    • State Residents: $56-$67 per credit unit
    • Nonresidents: $93-$110 per credit unit

Financial Aid Details

The table below breaks down the types of financial aid, the percent of students receiving aid, and average amount of aid per student per year.

 Percent of StudentsAverage Amount
Any Financial Aid72%-
Receiving Grants & Scholarships70%$5,193
Receiving Student Loans12%$2,937

Admissions, Academics, & Student Services

Student Services

To help students and alumni, Del Mar College may provide services like those listed below:

  • Distance learning
  • Classes offered on nights and weekends
  • Remedial instructional courses
  • Counseling assistance
  • Work study style employment
  • Employment search assistance
  • Day care for children

Graduation & Transfer Rates

Community colleges offer a variety of career and transfer options for students. The following table shows the graduation and transfer-out rates for Del Mar College, versus those community colleges in Texas, which can be valuable information for determining which school to attend.

 DMCNueces CountyTexas
Graduation Rate9.7%-16.5%
Transfer-out Rate8.0%-20.8%

Specialized Programs & Accreditations

  • Art and Design Program
    • Accredited by the National Association of Schools of Art and Design, Commission on Accreditation (since 1990)
  • Dental Assistant Program (more info)
    • Accredited by the American Dental Association, Commission on Dental Accreditation (since 1967)
  • Dental Hygienist Program (more info)
    • Accredited by the American Dental Association, Commission on Dental Accreditation (since 1971)
  • Music Program
    • Accredited by the National Association of Schools of Music, Commission on Accreditation (since 1948)
  • Associate's Degree in Nursing (ADN) Program (more info)
  • Occupational Therapy Assistant (OTA) Program (more info)
    • Accredited by the American Occupational Therapy Association, Accreditation Council for Occupational Therapy Education (since 1999)
  • Radiology Technician Program
    • Accredited by the Joint Review Committee on Education in Radiologic Technology (since 1974)
  • Theatre Program
    • Accredited by the National Association of Schools of Theatre, Commission on Accreditation (since 2004)

Programs Offered

The program list below is organized by areas of study. The programs that have a link will direct you to the program's profile page where you can learn more about education requirements and career pathways.

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(C) Certificate or Award | (A) Associate's | (B) Bachelor's | (M) Master's Degree | (D) Doctorate (PhD,...)

Biological and Biomedical Sciences

Business and Marketing Studies

Communication Technology

Communications and Journalism

Construction Trades



Engineering Technology

English Language and Literature

Family and Consumer Sciences

Foreign Languages and Literature

Health and Clinical Professions


Interdisciplinary Studies

    Legal Professions and Studies

    Liberal Arts and Sciences

    Mathematics and Statistics

    Mechanic and Repair Technology

    Personal and Culinary Services

    Physical Sciences

    Precision Production


    Public Administration and Social Services

    Recreation and Fitness Studies

    Science Technology

    Security and Protective Services

    Social Sciences

    Visual and Performing Arts

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