Delaware County Community College

Delaware County Community College

Delaware County Community College is a two-year community college, located in the Philadelphia area. It was founded in the year 1967. The college boasts of two campuses, three centers and several other locations throughout Delaware and Chester County and Pennsylvania. The main campus is located in Media.

The college offers a variety of programs and courses in several fields of study like nursing, healthcare, business and IT, communications, arts and humanities, mathematics and sciences.

DCCC's intercollegiate athletic programs provide competitive activities for students. The college has several sports clubs and sports teams. Their teams participate in various sports like soccer, basketball, baseball, volleyball and softball.

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Delaware County Community College
901 S Media Line Rd
Media , PA 19063-1094
General Phone: (610) 359-5000

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Delaware County Community College Programs and Degrees (2008-2009)

General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors [see all]
Nursing and Emergency Medicine242EMT paramedic, registered nursing, surgical nurse, nursing assistant
Business and Management206business management, electronic commerce, accounting technology, entrepreneurship, human resources, MIS, retail
Liberal Arts184liberal arts and sciences, general studies, anthropology, sociology
Security and Law Enforcement141criminal justice and police, fire protection tech
Education and Teaching118teacher ed, early childhood education
Medical Support and Technology65health service and sciences, medical coding, medical assistant, respiratory care tech, surgical tech
Science62biological and physical sciences
Media52communication studies, journalism, communication and journalism, animation and special effects
Therapy and Counseling41psychology
Construction Trades38carpentry, power transmission, electrician, property management, construction manager, plumbing
Mechanics and Repair35HVAC, industrial mechanics, automobile mechanics
Engineering Technician34architectural engineering tech, electronics tech, telecommunications tech, biomedical tech, robotics tech, HVAC tech, mechanical engineering tech, computer systems tech, CAD and design ...
Medical Administration25health unit coordinator, health unit manager, medical transcription
Computer Science and Engineering22computer and info science, computer applications programming, web design, computer networking, webmastering
Law22legal assistant
Photography and Commercial Art12commercial art, photography
Hospitality10hotel management
Science and Laboratory Technician5chemical tech, science tech
Office and Administration3data entry, office management, administrative assistant, general office occupations
Production Trades3machinist, machine shop assistant
Real Estate and Construction Management2construction management

Number of programs and degrees for Delaware County Community College in 2008-2009:

Degree LevelTotal
Number of
Associate's degree1,03655
Award of less than 1 academic year25928
Award of at least 1 but less than 2 academic years3211

Delaware County Community College Student Body

In 2007-2008, Delaware County Community College had a total enrollment of 10,816 students (7,434 full-time equivalent).

Students By Class:

Group Percent
Undergraduate 100%

Racial Diversity:

Race Percent
Unknown 76%
(Foreign Students) 24%

Students by Age:

Age Percent
Under 18 2%
18-19 25%
20-21 20%
22-24 15%
25-29 12%
30-34 7%
35-39 6%
40-49 8%
50-64 4%
65+ 0%

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

(International Students)2%

Delaware County Community College Graduation, Retention, and Transfers

Retention Rates (2007):

Group Returning From
Previous Year
Full-Time 64 %
Part-Time 40 %

Delaware County Community College Room and Board (2007)

The school does not offer campus housing.

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

The school does not offer students a meal plan.

Delaware County Community College Expenses and Financial Aid (2008-2009)

Expenses and Financial Aid:

Expense Amount
In-state tuition and fees $ 6,580
Out-of-state tuition and fees $ 10,420
Books and supplies $ 1,350

Financial Aid:
Delaware County Community College participates in Federal Title IV financial aid programs. (The school's OPE ID is 711000)

Delaware County Community College Faculty

Delaware County Community College has a tenure system for faculty.

Salaries for full-time faculty:

Full-Time Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelContract LengthNumber MenAvg Salary MenNumber WomenAvg Salary Women
Professoracademic year25$92,56518$90,238
Associate professoracademic year9$81,61615$77,815
Assistant professoracademic year19$65,10742$63,150
No academic rankacademic year7$43,5896$43,589
All faculty totalacademic year60$76,51481$70,436

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

Delaware County Community College Degree Programs (2007)

Business And Management
Accounting Technology/Technician and Bookkeeping
Business Administration and Management, General
E-Commerce/Electronic Commerce
Entrepreneurship/Entrepreneurial Studies
Human Resources Management/Personnel Administration, General
Management Information Systems, General
Retailing and Retail Operations

Computer Science And Engineering
Computer Programming, Specific Applications
Computer Systems Networking and Telecommunications
Computer and Information Sciences, General
Web Page, Digital/Multimedia and Information Resources Design
Web/Multimedia Management and Webmaster

Construction Trades
Building/Construction Site Management/Manager
Building/Property Maintenance and Management
Electrical and Power Transmission Installation/Installer, General
Plumbing Technology/Plumber

Education And Teaching
Early Childhood Education and Teaching
Teacher Education, Multiple Levels

Engineering, General

Engineering Technician
Architectural Engineering Technology/Technician
Biomedical Technology/Technician
CAD/CADD Drafting and/or Design Technology/Technician
Computer Technology/Computer Systems Technology
Electrical/Electronic/Communications Engr Technology/Technician
Heating/AC/Refrigeration Technology/Technician
Mechanical Engineering/Mechanical Technology/Technician
Robotics Technology/Technician
Telecommunications Technology/Technician

Hotel/Motel Administration/Management

Legal Assistant/Paralegal

Liberal Arts
General Studies
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies

Mechanics And Repair
Automobile/Automotive Mechanics Technology/Technician
Heating/AC/Ventilation/Refrig Maint Technology/Technician
Industrial Mechanics and Maintenance Technology

Animation, Interactive Tech, Video Graphics and Special Effects
Communication Studies/Speech Communication and Rhetoric
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs, Other

Medical Administration
Health Unit Coordinator/Ward Clerk
Health Unit Manager/Ward Supervisor
Medical Transcription/Transcriptionist

Medical Support And Technology
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences, General
Medical Insurance Coding Specialist/Coder
Medical/Clinical Assistant
Respiratory Care Therapy/Therapist
Surgical Technology/Technologist

Nursing And Emergency Medicine
Emergency Medical Technology/Technician (EMT Paramedic)
Nurse/Nursing Assistant/Aide and Patient Care Assistant
Nursing/Registered Nurse (RN, ASN, BSN, MSN)
Perioperative/Operating Room and Surgical Nurse/Nursing

Office And Administration
Administrative Assistant and Secretarial Science, General
Data Entry/Microcomputer Applications, General
General Office Occupations and Clerical Services
Office Management and Supervision

Photography And Commercial Art
Commercial and Advertising Art

Production Trades
Machine Shop Technology/Assistant
Machine Tool Technology/Machinist

Real Estate And Construction Management
Construction Management

Biological and Physical Sciences

Science And Laboratory Technician
Chemical Technology/Technician
Science Technologies/Technicians, Other

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

Therapy And Counseling
Psychology, General

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Delaware County Community College Highlights

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What Sets Delaware County Community College Apart:

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% of degrees in construction trades
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% of degrees in media
(vs. colleges with similar degree levels)
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Top 12%Delaware County Community College Salaries of full-time faculty
% of degrees in therapy and counseling
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Top 12%Delaware County Community College % of degrees in therapy and counseling
% of degrees in computer science and engineering
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Top 18%Delaware County Community College % of degrees in computer science and engineering
% of degrees in business and management
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Top 19%Delaware County Community College % of degrees in business and management
% of degrees in education and teaching
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Top 20%Delaware County Community College % of degrees in education and teaching

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 Remedial classes for students
checked Offers remedial adult education
checked Option to study abroad
checked Offers part-time study
checked On-campus library
checked Tenure system for quality teaching

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