Public 2 Year

Delgado Community College

New Orleans, Louisiana

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Delgado Community College overview
Location New Orleans, Louisiana
Online dcc.edu
School Type Public 2 Year
Setting Large City
Delgado Community College overview
Size Mid-size
Status Non-profit
On Campus Housing No
Level of Study Undergrad
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Delgado Community College, established in 1921 and located in New Orleans, Louisiana, provides a diverse educational environment with its main campus situated in the urban setting of City Park and multiple satellite locations throughout the metropolitan area. As a two-year institution, Delgado offers a wide range of associate degrees, certificate programs, and transferable credits, with particular emphasis on fields such as nursing, culinary arts, and business studies. While Delgado exhibits an open admissions policy, fostering accessibility for a broad student demographic, it maintains a focus on workforce development and continuing education. The college does not offer on-campus housing, aligning with its role as a commuter school that serves predominantly local residents. Delgado's academic resources and career-oriented programs aim to meet the practical needs of students within the vibrant context of New Orleans' rich cultural backdrop.

Delgado Community College has an open admission policy which permits enrollment by any high school graduate or GED holding student.  3,934 students are enrolled on a full time basis, and 8,443 attend part time. In-state tuition for 2022/2023, excluding room and board, is $3,335 plus fees of $1,344.

Delgado Community College is designated as a Predominantly Black Institution (PBI) and receives federal grants supporting the school's efforts to serve low and middle-income Black Americans.


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Annual Cost to Attend


Costs for Delgado Community College
Fee Cost
Books and Supplies$1,300
Other Fees$1,344
Estimated Off Campus Cost of Living $10,468
Budget for Other Expenses$6,734
Total One Year Cost$23,181

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Average Salary After 10 Years

$32,900 per year

Bachelor's Degree Graduation Rate

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Popular Areas of Study

Popular subjects studied by Delgado Community College students
Subject Percent of Class
Health Professions 52%
Business 14%
Personal and Culinary Services 11%
Liberal Arts and Humanities 5%
Engineering Technology 4%

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