Del Mar College

Del Mar College

Del Mar College is a community college located in Corpus Christi, Texas. It was founded in 1935. DMC consists of two primary campuses and one campus annex with combined physical assets of more than $99 million.

DMC offers Associate in Arts and Associate in Science degrees in more than 50 university transfer majors. It also offers Associate in Applied Science degrees, Enhanced Skills Certificates and Certificates of Achievement in over 80 occupational fields.

The College offers a broad range of intramural sports activities for students, faculty, and staff members. Some of the activities offered include tennis, racquetball, basketball, weight lifting, swimming, horseshoes, flag football, softball, volleyball, soccer, golf, water volleyball, bowling and table tennis.

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Del Mar College
101 Baldwin Blvd.
Corpus Christi , TX 78404-3897
General Phone: (361) 698-1255

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Del Mar College Programs and Degrees (2008-2009)

General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors [see all]
Nursing and Emergency Medicine222EMT paramedic, registered nursing
Business and Management188business, business management, logistics, accounting technology, finance, banking, MIS, marketing, sales and marketing ...
Liberal Arts169foreign language and literature, sign language translation, English, liberal arts and sciences, political science, sociology, history
Mechanics and Repair138communications install and repair, HVAC, industrial mechanics, automobile mechanics, diesel mechanics, aircraft maintenance, aircraft powerplant tech
Medical Support and Technology123dental assistant, dental hygienist, pharmacy tech, nuclear medical tech, respiratory care tech, surgical tech, sonography and ultrasound tech, radiographer, medical lab tech ...
Security and Law Enforcement75criminal justice and safety, criminal justice and police, criminal science, fire protection tech
Therapy and Counseling57psychology, physical therapist assistant, substance abuse counseling, marriage and family therapy
Education and Teaching56multilingual education, special ed, education of hearing impaired, education of developmentally delayed, early childhood special ed, elementary school teaching, middle school teaching, art education, English teaching, ...
Nutrition and Exercise Therapy32health and physical education, occupational therapist assistant
Family and Social Work32family and consumer science, child development, child care management, social work
Cooking and Culinary Arts31chef training, restaurant and catering management, waiter/waittress
Beauty and Cosmetology28cosmetology
Science and Laboratory Technician28chemical tech
Medical Administration21medical records tech, medical secretary
Production Trades21machinist, welding
Science17biology, chemistry, chemical physics
Engineering Technician16architectural engineering tech, occupational safety tech, drafting, architectural drafting
Media15journalism, radio and television, advertising, photo and film tech
Construction Trades15property management
Law13legal assistant, court reporting
Office and Administration8administrative assistant, general office occupations
Art Studies8art studies
Computer Science and Engineering6computer programming, computer applications programming, computer security
Music6music performance, music theory and composition
Drama and Performing Arts5drama
Real Estate and Construction Management3real estate
Hospitality2hotel management

Number of programs and degrees for Del Mar College in 2008-2009:

Degree LevelTotal
Number of
Associate's degree99684
Award of at least 1 but less than 2 academic years30037
Award of less than 1 academic year426

Del Mar College Student Body

In 2007-2008, Del Mar College had a total enrollment of 11,167 students (5,282 full-time equivalent).

Students By Class:

Group Percent
Undergraduate 100%

Racial Diversity:

Race Percent
Unknown 100%

Students by Age:

Age Percent
Under 18 7%
18-19 20%
20-21 19%
22-24 17%
25-29 15%
30-34 8%
35-39 5%
40-49 7%
50-64 3%
65+ 0%

Incoming (Freshman) Students by Place of Residence:
(From available data sampling)

(International Students)1%

Del Mar College Graduation, Retention, and Transfers

Retention Rates (2007):

Group Returning From
Previous Year
Full-Time 52 %
Part-Time 42 %

Del Mar College Room and Board (2007)

The school does not offer campus housing.

(Please refer to our profile of Corpus Christi, Texas for details about the area surrounding the campus. Also see our list of other Texas Colleges).

The school does not offer students a meal plan.

Del Mar College Expenses and Financial Aid (2008-2009)

Expenses and Financial Aid:

Expense Amount
In-state tuition and fees $ 4,122
Out-of-state tuition and fees $ 5,010
Books and supplies $ 1,100

Financial Aid:
Del Mar College participates in Federal Title IV financial aid programs. (The school's OPE ID is 356300)

Del Mar College Faculty

Del Mar College has a tenure system for faculty.

Tenure Status of Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelMenWomen
Non-tenured, but on tenure track3845
Non-tenured and not on tenure track2128

Salaries for full-time faculty:

Full-Time Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelContract LengthNumber MenAvg Salary MenNumber WomenAvg Salary Women
Professorcalendar year3$88,7441*
All faculty totalcalendar year3$88,7441*

*: salaries are not displayed where there are fewer than 3 professors in the category.

Full-Time Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelContract LengthNumber MenAvg Salary MenNumber WomenAvg Salary Women
Professoracademic year44$67,94636$67,125
Associate professoracademic year17$58,79216$57,612
Assistant professoracademic year37$52,42140$52,517
Instructoracademic year29$44,61530$45,427
No academic rankacademic year19$45,63728$45,965
All faculty totalacademic year146$55,408150$53,925

*: salaries are not displayed where there are fewer than 3 professors in the category.

Del Mar College Degree Programs (2007)

Art Studies
Art/Art Studies, General

Beauty And Cosmetology
Cosmetology/Cosmetologist, General

Business And Management
Accounting Technology/Technician and Bookkeeping
Banking and Financial Support Services
Business Administration and Management, General
Business/Commerce, General
Finance, General
Logistics and Materials Management
Management Information Systems, General
Marketing/Marketing Management, General
Sales, Distribution, and Marketing Operations, General

Computer Science And Engineering
Computer Programming, Specific Applications
Computer Programming/Programmer, General
Computer and Information Systems Security

Construction Trades
Building/Property Maintenance and Management

Cooking And Culinary Arts
Culinary Arts/Chef Training
Food Service, Waiter/Waitress, and Dining Room Management/Manager
Restaurant, Culinary, and Catering Management/Manager

Drama And Performing Arts
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General

Education And Teaching
Art Teacher Education
Bilingual and Multilingual Education
Education/Teaching Individuals - Early Childhood Spec Ed Pgms
Education/Teaching Individuals - Hearing Impairments
Education/Teaching of Individuals Who are Developmentally Delayed
Elementary Education and Teaching
English/Language Arts Teacher Education
Foreign Language Teacher Education
History Teacher Education
Junior High/Intermediate/Middle School Education and Teaching
Special Education and Teaching, General

Engineering Technician
Architectural Drafting and Architectural CAD/CADD
Architectural Engineering Technology/Technician
Drafting and Design Technology/Technician, General
Occupational Safety and Health Technology/Technician

Family And Social Work
Child Care and Support Services Management
Child Development
Family and Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences, General
Social Work

Hotel/Motel Administration/Management

Court Reporting/Court Reporter
Legal Assistant/Paralegal

Liberal Arts
English Language and Literature, General
Foreign Languages and Literatures, General
History, General
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies
Political Science and Government, General
Sign Language Interpretation and Translation

Mathematics, General

Mechanics And Repair
Aircraft Powerplant Technology/Technician
Airframe Mechanics and Aircraft Maintenance Technology/Technician
Automobile/Automotive Mechanics Technology/Technician
Communications Systems Installation and Repair Technology
Diesel Mechanics Technology/Technician
Heating/AC/Ventilation/Refrig Maint Technology/Technician
Industrial Mechanics and Maintenance Technology

Photographic and Film/Video Technology/Technician and Assistant
Radio and Television

Medical Administration
Health Information/Medical Records Technology/Technician
Medical Administrative/Executive Assistant and Medical Secretary

Medical Support And Technology
Clinical/Medical Laboratory Technician
Dental Assisting/Assistant
Dental Hygiene/Hygienist
Diagnostic Medical Sonography/Sonographer & Ultrasound Technician
Nuclear Medical Technology/Technologist
Pharmacy Technician/Assistant
Radiologic Technology/Science - Radiographer
Respiratory Care Therapy/Therapist
Surgical Technology/Technologist

Music Performance, General
Music Theory and Composition

Nursing And Emergency Medicine
Emergency Medical Technology/Technician (EMT Paramedic)
Nursing/Registered Nurse (RN, ASN, BSN, MSN)

Nutrition And Exercise Therapy
Health and Physical Education, General
Occupational Therapist Assistant

Office And Administration
Administrative Assistant and Secretarial Science, General
General Office Occupations and Clerical Services

Production Trades
Machine Tool Technology/Machinist
Welding Technology/Welder

Real Estate And Construction Management
Real Estate

Biology/Biological Sciences, General
Chemical Physics
Chemistry, General

Science And Laboratory Technician
Chemical Technology/Technician

Security And Law Enforcement
Criminal Justice/Police Science
Criminal Justice/Safety Studies
Criminalistics and Criminal Science
Fire Protection and Safety Technology/Technician

Therapy And Counseling
Marriage and Family Therapy/Counseling
Physical Therapist Assistant
Psychology, General
Substance Abuse/Addiction Counseling

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Del Mar College Highlights

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What Sets Del Mar College Apart:

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% of degrees in nursing and emergency medicine
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% of degrees in science and laboratory technician
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Female % of student body
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% of degrees in nutrition and exercise therapy
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% of degrees in business and management
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% of degrees in mechanics and repair
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Top 20%Del Mar College % of degrees in mechanics and repair

checked Open admission
checked Accepts some high school credits
checked Offers credit for life experience
checked Grants credits for AP courses
checked Offers distance learning
checked Offers weekend classes
checked Career counseling
checked Career services
checked Student employment services
checked On-campus day care
checked Remedial classes for students
checked Offers remedial adult education
checked Offers part-time study
checked On-campus library
checked Tenure system for quality teaching
checked Has ROTC (army)

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