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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 $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 Students||Average Amount|
|Any Financial Aid||60%||-|
|Receiving Grants & Scholarships||45%||$4,423|
|Receiving Student Loans||32%||$4,551|
Note: The estimated default rate of students taking federal student loans in 2011 was around 14%.
Admissions, Academics, & 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 College||Delaware||Pennsylvania|
Specialized Programs & Accreditations
- Associate's Degree in Nursing (ADN) Program (more info)
- Accredited by the National League for Nursing Accrediting Commission (since 1972)
- Find all the other nursing programs in Pennsylvania
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.
Get more information about the programs offered by Delaware County Community College by clicking the request information to the right.
(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
Family and Consumer Sciences
Health and Clinical Professions
Legal Professions and Studies
Liberal Arts and Sciences
Mechanic and Repair Technology
Personal and Culinary Services
Security and Protective Services
Visual and Performing Arts
Other Community Colleges Nearby
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