Delaware Technical and Community College – Stanton – Wilmington

Also known as Delaware Tech

333 N. Shipley Street, Wilmington, DE

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Delaware Technical Community College was founded in 1967 by Dr. Paul K. Weatherly. The school is Delaware's community college system, and was formed with the approval of the Delaware General Assembly. The school currently operates four campuses which were added between 1972 and 1974. The school is an open-admission two year institution committed to the success of residents of Delaware. The school is fully accredited by the Commission of Higher Education, Middle States Association of Colleges and Schools.

New Castle County has two campuses to serve the community located in the cities of Stanton and Wilmington. The campuses encourage diversity and growth by providing the community educational opportunities, as well as services and events to encourage cultural development.


Delaware Technical Community College offers a number of programs that provide students with technical and career training or academic advancement. Technical and career training provides students with the skills and knowledge necessary to enter the workforce as professionals. Academic programs allow students to complete the first two years of a four year education at low cost, allowing for transfer to a four year institution upon completion. Delaware Tech has agreements in place with over 60 colleges, assisting in the transfer process assuming certain requirements are met.

Programs offered include:

Admissions and Financial Aid

As an open-enrollment institution, Delaware Technical Community College allows students to enroll as long as they complete the application process. As a large college, it is advisable for students to enroll early in order to register for desired classes. Students should meet with an advisor in order to discuss and plan their education. Students must also take a placement exam and provide proof of residency in Delaware. Financial aid is available in the form of loans, grants and work study programs. Eligibility and awards are determined through a completed Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA), which should be submitted as early as possible.


Athletic programs are offered at all campuses in the Delaware Technical Community College System. These program provide a healthy competitive atmosphere in a structured environment. Athletic programs also assist in the development of important skills. These skills include teamwork, discipline, and good health. Each campus offers its own programs.

Wilmington/Stanton Campuses:

  • Basketball
  • Soccer
  • Softball

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. There is also a $10 application fee for students applying to the school. 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 estimates are:
    • State Residents: $3,200-$3,800
    • Out-of-State: $7,900-$9,504
  • Charges per unit:
    • State Residents: $130-$160 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 Aid70%-
Receiving Grants & Scholarships64%$3,417
Receiving Student Loans11%$2,804

Admissions, Academics, & Student Services

Student Services

To help students and alumni, Delaware Technical and Community College – Stanton – Wilmington may provide services like:

  • Distance learning
  • Remedial courses
  • Counseling assistance
  • Work study style employment
  • Assistance to find work
  • Day care

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 Tech against community colleges in Delaware.

 Delaware TechNew CastleDelaware
Graduation Rate9.2%-15.0%
Transfer-out Rate11.7%-11.8%

Specialized Programs & Accreditations

Campus: Delaware Technical and Community College - Wilmington Campus

  • Dental Hygienist Program
    • Accredited by the American Dental Association, Commission on Dental Accreditation (since 1975)
  • Occupational Therapy Assistant (OTA) Program
    • Accredited by the American Occupational Therapy Association, Accreditation Council for Occupational Therapy Education (since 1998)
  • Radiology Technician Program
    • Accredited by the Joint Review Committee on Education in Radiologic Technology (since 1988)

Campus: Delaware Technical and Community College – Stanton – Wilmington

  • 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 1977)

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

Computer and Information Sciences



Engineering Technology

English Language and Literature

Foreign Languages and Literature

Health and Clinical Professions

Mathematics and Statistics

Mechanic and Repair Technology

Personal and Culinary Services

Precision Production

Public Administration and Social Services

Recreation and Fitness Studies

Science Technology

Security and Protective Services

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