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Delaware County Community College (DCCC)

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.

Academics

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.

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Estimated Costs & Financial Aid

The average "out of pocket" cost of attendance, after any grants and scholarships are considered, is around $8,100. 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

  • Annual tuition range:
    • State Residents: $3,100-$3,700
    • Out-of-State: $9,400-$11,230
  • Charges per unit:
    • In-State: $100-$120 per unit
    • Out-of-State: $310-$370 per 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 Aid60%-
Receiving Grants & Scholarships45%$4,423
Receiving Student Loans32%$4,551

Note: The estimated default rate of students taking federal student loans in 2009 was around 10%.

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 DCCC against community colleges in Pennsylvania.

 DCCCDelaware CountyPennsylvania
Graduation Rate13.6%-20.6%
Transfer-out Rate24.3%-24.9%

Popular Transfer-Out Colleges & Universities

The list of colleges and universities below are popular among students transferring out of Delaware County Community College. Visit the following school profiles to get admissions information, including admissions requirements and contact information:

Specialized Programs & Accreditations

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 (Ph.D.,M.D.,...)

Agriculture Operations

  • Agricultural Communication (A)

Business and Marketing Studies

Communication Technology

Communications and Journalism

Computer and Information Sciences

Construction Trades

Education

Engineering

Engineering Technology

  • Energy Management and Systems Technology (A)
  • Cad Drafting (A, C)
  • Electrical and Communications Engineering Technology (A)
  • Computer Systems Technology (A)
  • Mechanical Technology Technician (A)
  • Architectural Engineering Technology (A)
  • Robotics Technology (A)

Ethnic Cultural and Gender Studies

  • Latin American Studies

Health and Clinical Professions

Interdisciplinary Studies

  • Biological and Physical Sciences (A)

Legal Professions and Studies

Liberal Arts and Sciences

Mechanic and Repair Technology

Precision Production

  • Machine Tool Technology (A, C)
  • Welding

Psychology

Public Administration and Social Services

Science Technology

  • Science Technologies (A)
  • Chemical Technology (C)

Security and Protective Services

  • Police Science (A, C)
  • Fire Services Administration (A)

Social Sciences

Visual and Performing Arts

Other Community Colleges Nearby

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