Del Mar College: Review & Facts

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Del Mar College is a large two-year, public school with 11,030 students enrolled. This college was established in 1935 and is one of the 8 schools and colleges located in Corpus Christi, Texas.

Academic Offerings



Majors
Offered
86
Del Mar College will give you the opportunity to receive a several-month certificate, 1-year certificate, or associate's degree.

Del Mar College deploys a semester-based curriculum calendar system and provides 86 majors. The most popular concentrations are General Studies, Business, Management, Nursing, and Medical. Read the details about Majors offered at this college and see prorgam Ratings versus other schools and colleges.
It is worthwhile to know student retention and graduation rates when you apply to a school to get your diploma or to engage in a long-term study; high retention and graduation rates are usually a positive sign. Nevertheless, if you anticipate to transfer or take non-credit coursework, these metrics are not important.

Student Retention
54%
Del Mar College student retention rate is low at 54% (way below Texas average). Considering this statistic, apparently students somewhat enjoy their stay at this school.

The graduation rate at Del Mar College is very low: 13%. Approximately 11% of the school's undergraduate students transfer to other colleges.

Student to faculty ratio at DMC is pretty decent - 14:1. Read more information regarding faculty and instruction at this college in the Faculty & Salaries report.

Tuition and Loans



Tuition and fees per year
$4,800
Average tuition cost is extremely low, $2,400 per academic year. The additional fees at DMC beyond tuition are around $2,400; which makes it a total of $4,800 per year.

Read the details about Del Mar College additional charges as well as availability of loans and likelyhood of repayning them upon graduation in the Tuition & Loans report for this college.

Admissions Information



Dual Credits
Accepted
Yes
The school will consider accepting dual credits, credits for life experience (learned through independent study, noncredit adult courses, work experience, portfolio demonstration, previous licensure or certification, or completion of other learning opportunities), and advanced placement credits (college-level courses taught in high school) earned prior to admission.

To request the most accurate and up-to-date information about enrolling to Del Mar College and a program that best suits your goals and budget, call the school's general information office at (361) 698-1255 or check Del Mar College Website.

Opportunities and Services



Safety
Grade
B-
Del Mar College provides a distance education program and evening/weekend study opportunity, which is a great option for those who work full-time.

There are options for on-campus part-time employment at DMC, which allows students to cover some of the tuition expenses. Additionally, this school helps students to evaluate their career options and to find a full-time job upon graduation.

ROTC
Available
Yes
Presently there is no on-campus housing at Del Mar College.

Army ROTC programs are available at Del Mar College. Reserve Officers' Training Corps commissioning programs typically imply elective classes in addition to required college curriculum, possible funding for your tuition, and an obligation to serve upon graduation.

It is important to keep in mind that enrolling in a ROTC course does not commit you to serve unless you have received a ROTC scholarship, grant, or any other funding.

Based on the college crime data, Del Mar College seems to be a relatively safe school. Read the details in the Campus Crime report for this college.

Del Mar College Location and Maps



Post Address: Del Mar College, 101 Baldwin Blvd., Corpus Christi, Texas 78404-3897, USA
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