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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 $4,400. 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 Students||Average Amount|
|Any Financial Aid||72%||-|
|Receiving Grants & Scholarships||67%||$5,711|
|Receiving Student Loans||20%||$2,876|
Admissions, Academics, & 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.
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)
- Accredited by the Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing, Inc. ? May 6, 2013 Formerly: National League for Nursing Accrediting Commission (since 1970)
- See a list of all associate's degree in nursing (ADN) programs in Texas
- 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)
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
Communications and Journalism
English Language and Literature
Family and Consumer Sciences
Foreign Languages and Literature
Health and Clinical Professions
Legal Professions and Studies
Liberal Arts and Sciences
Mathematics and Statistics
Mechanic and Repair Technology
Personal and Culinary Services
Public Administration and Social Services
Recreation and Fitness Studies
Security and Protective Services
Visual and Performing Arts
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