Delaware County Community College

901 S Media Line Rd, Media, PA

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Delaware County Community College (DCCC) has been serving the Delaware and Chester counties of Pennsylvania since 1967. More than 28,000 students enroll each year looking for transfer programs, career certificate programs, or non credit courses. The goal of the school is to provide an education that suits the students' needs, going so far as customizing programs for individual students.


DCCC offer a variety of program choices, state of the art facilities, and a focus on students to ensure that the education imparted is of the highest quality. Whether a student plans to transfer to a four year institution, or jump into a career, DCCC makes sure that the student is prepared for what lays ahead.

Some programs offered include:

Admissions and Financial Aid

As DCCC has an open enrollment policy, all students with a high school diploma or GED are eligible to enroll. Interested students should apply online. Financial aid is also available, students seeking financial aid should complete and submit the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) and consult with the financial aid office in regards to financial aid awards.

Estimated Costs & Financial Aid

The average "out of pocket" cost of attendance, after any grants and scholarships are considered, is around $6,700. In order to calculate a more accurate and detailed cost of attendance check out their cost calculator here. There is also a $25 application fee for those applying to a program. The figures listed below are for informational purposes only and do not represent current or future tuition, fees, and expenses.

Tuition & Fees Information

  • Tuition estimates per year:
    • State Residents: $3,300-$4,000
    • Out-of-State: $9,900-$11,880
  • Charges for part-time students are:
    • State Residents: $110-$130 per credit unit
    • Nonresidents: $330-$400 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 Aid67%-
Receiving Grants & Scholarships67%$3,907
Receiving Student Loans32%$4,735

Admissions, Academics, & Student Services

Student Services

To help students and alumni, Delaware County Community College may offer services to students like:

  • Distance learning
  • Classes offered on nights and weekends
  • Remedial instructional courses
  • Counseling assistance
  • Employing students to lower education costs
  • Employment search assistance

Graduation & Transfer Rates

Community colleges often offer both career training programs and options for students to transfer-out to four year institutions, which is why the table below is so important, it compares Delaware County Community College against community colleges in Pennsylvania.

 Delaware County Community CollegeDelaware CountyPennsylvania
Graduation Rate13.6%-21.2%
Transfer-out Rate26.6%-22.2%

Specialized Programs & Accreditations

Campus: Delaware County Community College

  • 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 1972)
    • Find all the other nursing programs in Pennsylvania

Campus: Delaware County Community College at Malin Road Center

  • Licensed Practical Nursing (LPN) Program
    • Accredited by the Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing, Inc. ? May 6, 2013 Formerly: National League for Nursing Accrediting Commission (since 1996)

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,...)

Business and Marketing Studies

Communications and Journalism

Computer and Information Sciences

Construction Trades



Engineering Technology

Family and Consumer Sciences

Health and Clinical Professions

Legal Professions and Studies

Liberal Arts and Sciences

Mechanic and Repair Technology

Personal and Culinary Services

Precision Production


Science Technology

    Security and Protective Services

    Social Sciences

    Visual and Performing Arts

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