Delaware Technical And Community College Owens

Delaware Technical And Community College Owens

Delaware Technical & Community College, also known as DTCC or Delaware Tech, was established in 1966. It is a part of the Delaware community college system and is located in Dover, Delaware. Recently, the college recorded its enrollmetn at more than 44,000 credit and non-credit students per year. DTCC offers several diplomas, certificates, and degrees covering more than 120 programs. It also provides an additional opportunity of distance learning through online courses. Beside the main campus, the college serves several other campuses located in Georgetown, Newark, in Dover, and in Wilmington.

DTCC's student body is active and impressive. The college possesses a prominent athletics department which participates in several sports competitions and events. Their sports teams are known as the Hawks. The students compete in the National Junior College Athletic Association in men's lacrosse, men's and women's soccer, and women's softball.

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Contacting Delaware Tech - Owens

Delaware Technical and Community College-Owens
Route 18, Seashore Highway
Georgetown , DE 19947
General Phone: (302) 856-5400

Delaware Tech - Owens Programs and Degrees (2008-2009)

General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors [see all]
Nursing and Emergency Medicine167registered nursing, licensed practical nurse, nursing assistant
Education and Teaching162educational admin and supervision, elementary school teaching, teacher ed, kindergarten/preschool teaching, early childhood education, teacher education, math teaching, education courses
Business and Management144business, business management, electronic commerce, accounting, accounting technology, finance, banking, MIS, marketing ...
Mechanics and Repair112HVAC, automobile mechanics, vehicle maintenance
Liberal Arts57English language and literature
Family and Social Work57child development, human services
Engineering Technician53architectural engineering tech, civil engineering tech, electronics tech, electrical/electronic tech, HVAC tech, water quality and recycling tech, automotive tech, construction engineering tech, surveying tech, ...
Medical Support and Technology47medical assistant, medical lab assistant, veterinary assistant, respiratory therapy assistant, allied health and medical assisting, radiation therapist, respiratory care tech, sonography and ultrasound tech, radiographer, ...
Security and Law Enforcement23criminal justice and police, security and protective services
Office and Administration22office management, administrative assistant, office data entry, business support services
Transportation15truck and bus driver
Law14legal secretary
Therapy and Counseling13physical therapist assistant, mental and social health services
Landscaping and Horticulture10applied horticulture, landscaping, turf management
Nutrition and Exercise Therapy7occupational therapist assistant
Agricultural Science and Management6agricultural management, agricultural production, various agricutural courses
Real Estate and Construction Management5construction management
Media4communication and journalism, communications tech
Computer Science and Engineering2computer and info science, computer programming, computer and media applications, computer networking
Animal Science and Care2poultry science
Science and Laboratory Technician1biology tech
Science0biology, biological and biomedical sciences
Medical Administration0medical transcription

Number of programs and degrees for Delaware Tech - Owens in 2008-2009:

Degree LevelTotal
Number of
Associate's degree36368
Award of at least 1 but less than 2 academic years25639
Award of less than 1 academic year30625

Delaware Tech - Owens Student Body

In 2007-2008, Delaware Tech - Owens had a total enrollment of 4,314 students (2,855 full-time equivalent).

Students By Class:

Group Percent
Undergraduate 100%

Racial Diversity:

Race Percent
White 73%
Black 15%
Hispanic 3%
Asian 2%
American Indian 0%
Unknown 1%
(Foreign Students) 6%

Students by Age:

Age Percent
Under 18 13%
18-19 23%
20-21 14%
22-24 12%
25-29 12%
30-34 7%
35-39 6%
40-49 9%
50-64 4%
65+ 0%

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


Delaware Tech - Owens Graduation, Retention, and Transfers

Retention Rates (2007):

Group Returning From
Previous Year
Full-Time 55 %
Part-Time 38 %

Delaware Tech - Owens Room and Board (2007)

The school does not offer campus housing.

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

The school does not offer students a meal plan.

Delaware Tech - Owens Expenses and Financial Aid (2008-2009)

Expenses and Financial Aid:

Expense Amount
In-state tuition and fees $ 2,684
Out-of-state tuition and fees $ 6,194
Books and supplies $ 1,500

Financial Aid:
Delaware Tech - Owens participates in Federal Title IV financial aid programs. (The school's OPE ID is 705300)

Delaware Tech - Owens Faculty

Tenure Status of Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelMenWomen
Non-tenured and not on tenure track3780

Salaries for full-time faculty:

Full-Time Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelContract LengthNumber MenAvg Salary MenNumber WomenAvg Salary Women
No academic rankcalendar year16$78,66320$81,154
All faculty totalcalendar year16$78,66320$81,154

*: 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
No academic rankacademic year21$63,06360$63,540
All faculty totalacademic year21$63,06360$63,540

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

Delaware Tech - Owens Athletics

Students on Athletic Scholarships (2007):

All Other Sports01717

Delaware Tech - Owens Degree Programs (2007)

Agricultural Science And Management
Agricultural Business and Management, General
Agricultural Production Operations, General
Agriculture, Agriculture Operations, and Related Sciences, Other

Animal Science And Care
Poultry Science

Business And Management
Accounting Technology/Technician and Bookkeeping
Banking and Financial Support Services
Business Administration and Management, General
Business/Commerce, General
E-Commerce/Electronic Commerce
Finance, General
Management Information Systems, General
Marketing/Marketing Management, General

Computer Science And Engineering
Computer Programming/Programmer, General
Computer Software and Media Applications, Other
Computer Systems Networking and Telecommunications
Computer and Information Sciences, General

Education And Teaching
Early Childhood Education and Teaching
Education, Other
Educational Administration and Supervision, Other
Elementary Education and Teaching
Kindergarten/Preschool Education and Teaching
Mathematics Teacher Education
Teacher Education, Multiple Levels
Teacher Education/Profess Development, Levels & Methods, Other

Engineering Technician
Architectural Engineering Technology/Technician
Automotive Engineering Technology/Technician
CAD/CADD Drafting and/or Design Technology/Technician
Civil Engineering Technology/Technician
Computer Software Technology/Technician
Computer Technology/Computer Systems Technology
Construction Engineering Technology/Technician
Drafting and Design Technology/Technician, General
Drafting/Design Engineering Technologies/Technicians, Other
Electrical/Electronic Engineering Technologies/Technicians, Other
Electrical/Electronic/Communications Engr Technology/Technician
Engineering Technologies/Technicians, Other
Engineering-Related Technologies, Other
Heating/AC/Refrigeration Technology/Technician
Mechanical Drafting and Mechanical Drafting CAD/CADD
Surveying Technology/Surveying
Water Quality & Wastewater Treatment Mgmt & Recycling Tech

Family And Social Work
Child Development
Human Services, General

Landscaping And Horticulture
Applied Horticulture/Horticulture Operations, General
Landscaping and Groundskeeping
Turf and Turfgrass Management

Legal Administrative Assistant/Secretary

Liberal Arts
English Language and Literature/Letters, Other

Mechanics And Repair
Automobile/Automotive Mechanics Technology/Technician
Heating/AC/Ventilation/Refrig Maint Technology/Technician
Vehicle Maintenance and Repair Technologies, Other

Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs, Other
Communications Technology/Technician

Medical Administration
Medical Transcription/Transcriptionist

Medical Support And Technology
Allied Health and Medical Assisting Services, Other
Clinical/Medical Laboratory Assistant
Clinical/Medical Laboratory Technician
Diagnostic Medical Sonography/Sonographer & Ultrasound Technician
Medical Radiologic Technology/Science - Radiation Therapist
Medical/Clinical Assistant
Psychiatric/Mental Health Services Technician
Radiologic Technology/Science - Radiographer
Respiratory Care Therapy/Therapist
Respiratory Therapy Technician/Assistant
Veterinary/Animal Health Technology/Technician/Veterinary Assistant


Nursing And Emergency Medicine
Licensed Practical/Vocational Nurse Training
Nurse/Nursing Assistant/Aide and Patient Care Assistant
Nursing/Registered Nurse (RN, ASN, BSN, MSN)

Nutrition And Exercise Therapy
Occupational Therapist Assistant

Office And Administration
Administrative Assistant and Secretarial Science, General
Business Operations Support and Secretarial Services, Other
Business/Office Automation/Technology/Data Entry
Office Management and Supervision

Real Estate And Construction Management
Construction Management

Biological and Biomedical Sciences, Other
Biology/Biological Sciences, General

Science And Laboratory Technician
Biology Technician/Biotechnology Laboratory Technician

Security And Law Enforcement
Criminal Justice/Police Science
Security and Protective Services, Other

Therapy And Counseling
Mental and Social Health Services and Allied Professions, Other
Physical Therapist Assistant

Truck and Bus Driver/Commercial Vehicle Operation

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Delaware Tech - Owens Highlights

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What Sets Delaware Tech - Owens Apart:

% of degrees in education and teaching
(vs. colleges with similar degree levels)
Top 5%Delaware Tech - Owens % of degrees in education and teaching
Number of degree programs
(vs. all colleges)
Top 11%Delaware Tech - Owens Number of degree programs
Salaries of full-time faculty
(vs. colleges with similar degree levels)
Top 13%Delaware Tech - Owens Salaries of full-time faculty
Lowest tuition & fees (in-state)
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Top 14%Delaware Tech - Owens Lowest tuition & fees (in-state)
% of degrees in mechanics and repair
(vs. colleges of similar size)
Top 15%Delaware Tech - Owens % of degrees in mechanics and repair
Faculty/student ratio (full-time)
(for colleges of its size and type)
Top 16%Delaware Tech - Owens Faculty/student ratio (full-time)
Number of students
(vs. all colleges)
Top 17%Delaware Tech - Owens Number of students
% of degrees in business and management
(vs. colleges with similar degree levels)
Top 18%Delaware Tech - Owens % of degrees in business and management
Female % of student body
(vs. colleges of similar size)
Top 18%Delaware Tech - Owens Female % of student body
% of degrees in family and social work
(vs. colleges of similar size)
Top 19%Delaware Tech - Owens % of degrees in family and social work
% of degrees in engineering technician
(vs. colleges of similar size)
Top 20%Delaware Tech - Owens % of degrees in engineering technician

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 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 Option to study abroad
checked Offers part-time study
checked On-campus library
checked Offers athletic scholarships

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