Delgado Community College

Delgado Community College

Delgado Community College, which is located in New Orleans, Louisiana, was established as Delgado Central Trades School in 1921, with funds that Isaac Delgado bequeathed to the City of New Orleans for a manual trade school for young boys. The college was given its present name in 1980. Programs are offered at the certificate, apprenticeship and associate degree level. The academic divisions of the college are as follows:

  • Allied Health
  • Arts and Humanities
  • Business and Technology
  • Charity School of Nursing
  • Communication
  • Northshore (Covington/Slidell Sites)
  • Science and Mathematics

The college is a member of the Louisiana Collegiate Intramural-Recreational Sports Association. The athletics teams are known as the Dolphins. Students participate in intramural sports like basketball, soccer, softball, volleyball, and flag-football. Financial aid is provided to eligible students in the form of grants, loans, scholarships, and work-study programs. Some of the scholarships provided are the Academic Scholarship, the Honors Scholarship, the Leadership Scholarship, and the Music Scholarship (provided at the City Park Campus only).

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Delgado Community College
615 City Park Ave
New Orleans , LA 70119
General Phone: (504) 361-6410

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Delgado Community College Programs and Degrees (2008-2009)

General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors [see all]
Nursing and Emergency Medicine324EMT paramedic, registered nursing, licensed practical nurse
Business and Management125business, business management, logistics, accounting technology, entrepreneurship
Medical Support and Technology114pharmacy tech, veterinary assistant, nuclear medical tech, radiation therapist, respiratory care tech, surgical tech, sonography and ultrasound tech, radiographer, medical lab tech, ...
Liberal Arts108sign language translation, general studies, liberal arts and humanities
Security and Law Enforcement61criminal justice and police, fire protection tech, fire-fighting, security and protective services
Mechanics and Repair50electrical maintenance and repair, automobile mechanics, diesel mechanics
Engineering Technician46architectural engineering tech, civil engineering tech, electronics tech, biomedical tech, occupational safety tech, drafting
Computer Science and Engineering33data processing tech, web design, computer networking
Education and Teaching27education, early childhood education
Therapy and Counseling26physical therapist assistant, massage therapy
Design22interior design, graphic design
Cooking and Culinary Arts16pastry, chef training, restaurant and catering management
Medical Administration15medical records tech
Construction Trades15electrician
Office and Administration14administrative assistant
Media12communication and journalism
Nutrition and Exercise Therapy11occupational therapist assistant, dietetic technician
Funeral and Mortuary Science11funeral and mortuary
Hospitality9hospitality management
Landscaping and Horticulture7applied horticulture
Fine Arts6fine arts
Law5legal secretary
Real Estate and Construction Management3construction management
Family and Social Work1child care provider

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

Degree LevelTotal
Number of
Award of at least 1 but less than 2 academic years22229
Associate's degree84143

Delgado Community College Student Body

In 2007-2008, Delgado Community College had a total enrollment of 13,210 students (9,349 full-time equivalent).

Students By Class:

Group Percent
Undergraduate 100%

Racial Diversity:

Race Percent
White 40%
Black 39%
Hispanic 5%
Asian 3%
American Indian 1%
Unknown 10%
(Foreign Students) 4%

Students by Age:

Age Percent
Under 18 1%
18-19 15%
20-21 19%
22-24 20%
25-29 17%
30-34 9%
35-39 7%
40-49 7%
50-64 3%
65+ 0%

Delgado Community College Graduation, Retention, and Transfers

Retention Rates (2007):

Group Returning From
Previous Year
Full-Time 54 %
Part-Time 45 %

Delgado Community College Room and Board (2007)

The school does not offer campus housing.

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

The school does not offer students a meal plan.

Delgado Community College Expenses and Financial Aid (2008-2009)

Expenses and Financial Aid:

Expense Amount
In-state tuition and fees $ 1,898
Out-of-state tuition and fees $ 4,878
Books and supplies $ 1,200

Financial Aid:
Delgado Community College participates in Federal Title IV financial aid programs. (The school's OPE ID is 462500)

Delgado Community College Faculty

Delgado Community College has a tenure system for faculty.

Tenure Status of Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelMenWomen
Non-tenured, but on tenure track2543
Non-tenured and not on tenure track83180

Salaries for full-time faculty:

Full-Time Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelContract LengthNumber MenAvg Salary MenNumber WomenAvg Salary Women
Professorcalendar year2*3$98,571
Associate professorcalendar year0*2*
Assistant professorcalendar year0*5$76,158
Instructorcalendar year2*3$48,723
No academic rankcalendar year2*2*
All faculty totalcalendar year6$71,05615$71,963

*: 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 year25$89,75047$77,679
Associate professoracademic year21$79,60830$72,054
Assistant professoracademic year23$68,72157$61,786
Instructoracademic year41$56,97793$54,895
No academic rankacademic year32$39,23933$43,932
All faculty totalacademic year142$63,999260$61,113

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

Delgado Community College Athletics

Students on Athletic Scholarships (2007):


Delgado Community College Degree Programs (2007)

Business And Management
Accounting Technology/Technician and Bookkeeping
Business Administration and Management, General
Business/Commerce, General
Entrepreneurship/Entrepreneurial Studies
Logistics and Materials Management

Computer Science And Engineering
Computer Systems Networking and Telecommunications
Data Processing and Data Processing Technology/Technician
Web Page, Digital/Multimedia and Information Resources Design

Construction Trades

Cooking And Culinary Arts
Baking and Pastry Arts/Baker/Pastry Chef
Culinary Arts/Chef Training
Restaurant, Culinary, and Catering Management/Manager

Graphic Design
Interior Design

Education And Teaching
Early Childhood Education and Teaching
Education, General

Engineering Technician
Architectural Engineering Technology/Technician
Biomedical Technology/Technician
Civil Engineering Technology/Technician
Drafting and Design Technology/Technician, General
Electrical/Electronic/Communications Engr Technology/Technician
Occupational Safety and Health Technology/Technician

Family And Social Work
Child Care Provider/Assistant

Fine Arts
Fine/Studio Arts, General

Funeral And Mortuary Science
Funeral Service and Mortuary Science, General

Hospitality Administration/Management, General

Landscaping And Horticulture
Applied Horticulture/Horticulture Operations, General

Legal Administrative Assistant/Secretary

Liberal Arts
General Studies
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities, Other
Sign Language Interpretation and Translation

Mechanics And Repair
Automobile/Automotive Mechanics Technology/Technician
Diesel Mechanics Technology/Technician
Electrical/Electronics Maintenance and Repair Technology, Other

Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs, Other

Medical Administration
Health Information/Medical Records Technology/Technician

Medical Support And Technology
Clinical/Medical Laboratory Technician
Diagnostic Medical Sonography/Sonographer & Ultrasound Technician
Medical Radiologic Technology/Science - Radiation Therapist
Nuclear Medical Technology/Technologist
Ophthalmic Technician/Technologist
Pharmacy Technician/Assistant
Radiologic Technology/Science - Radiographer
Respiratory Care Therapy/Therapist
Surgical Technology/Technologist
Veterinary/Animal Health Technology/Technician/Veterinary Assistant

Music, General

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

Nutrition And Exercise Therapy
Dietetic Technician (DTR)
Occupational Therapist Assistant

Office And Administration
Administrative Assistant and Secretarial Science, General

Real Estate And Construction Management
Construction Management

Security And Law Enforcement
Criminal Justice/Police Science
Fire Protection and Safety Technology/Technician
Fire Science/Fire-fighting
Security and Protective Services, Other

Therapy And Counseling
Massage Therapy/Therapeutic Massage
Physical Therapist Assistant

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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 Offers part-time study
checked On-campus library
checked Tenure system for quality teaching
checked Offers athletic scholarships

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