Del Mar College

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2017 Undergraduate Tuition
$1,586
8.93% growth from 2016
2017 Average Net Price
$5,365
After Financial Aid
2016 Student Loan
10.3%
Default Rate
2017 Enrolled Students
11,476
23.3% Full-Time
2017 Graduation Rate
16%
89 Graduates

About

Del Mar College is a higher education institution located in Nueces County, TX. In 2016, the most popular Bachelor's Degree concentrations at Del Mar College were .

In 2017, 1,865 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Del Mar College. 51.9% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 48.1% awarded men. The majority of degree recipients were hispanic or latino (1,193 degrees), 2.29 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, white (520 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Del Mar College is $1,586, which is $-5,828 less than the national average for Associates Colleges ($7,414).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at Del Mar College is $1,586, which is $-5,828 less than the national average for Associates Colleges ($7,414).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $5,365.

In 2017, 38% of undergraduate students received federal grants, while 9% of undergraduate students received federal loans.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$1,586
2017 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2017, the cost of tuition at Del Mar College was $1,586. The cost of tuition at Del Mar College is $-5,828 less than than the overall (public and private) national average for Associates Colleges ($7,414).

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Average Net Price

$5,365
2017 Value
5.68%
1 Year Growth

In 2017 Del Mar College had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $5,365. Between 2016 and 2017, the average net price of Del Mar College grew by 5.68%.

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Other Student Expenses

$5,994
Room and Board
$1,215
Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Del Mar College was of $5,994 in 2017. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,215. The cost of room and board did not change between 2016 and 2017. The cost of books and supplies did not change during the same period.

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Financial Aid

Financial Aid by Income Level

38%
Of Undergraduates Receive Grants
9%
Of Undergraduates Receive Federal Loans

38% of undergraduate students at Del Mar College received grants or loans in 2017. This represents a decline of 2.56% with respect to 2016, when 39% of undergraduate students received financial aid.

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Student Loan Default Rate

Cohort default rates only account for borrowers who default in the first three years, and some schools only have a small proportion of borrowers entering repayment. These rates should be interpreted with caution, as they may not be reflective of the entire school population.
10.3%
2016 Default Rate
80
Number of Defaults

In 2016 the default rate for borrower's at Del Mar College was 10.3%, which represents 80 out of the 778 total borrowers.

A cohort default rate is the percentage of a school's borrowers who enter repayment on certain Federal Family Education Loan (FFEL) Program or William D. Ford Federal Direct Loan (Direct Loan) Program loans during a particular federal fiscal year (FY), October 1 to September 30, and default or meet other specified conditions prior to the end of the second following fiscal year.

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Enrollment

Del Mar College has a total enrollment of 11,476 students. The full-time enrollment at Del Mar College is 2,671 students and the part-time enrollment is 8,805. This means that 23.3% of students enrolled at Del Mar College are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Del Mar College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 67% Hispanic or Latino, 24.8% White, 2.85% Two or More Races, 2.77% Black or African American, 1.74% Asian, 0.192% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.174% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.

Students enrolled at Del Mar College in full-time Undergraduate programs are majority Hispanic or Latino Male (34.8%), followed by Hispanic or Latino Female (31.3%) and White Male (13.3%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are majority N/A, followed by N/A and N/A.

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

23.3%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Del Mar College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 11,476 students. The full-time enrollment at Del Mar College is 2,671 and the part-time enrollment is 8,805. This means that 23.3% of students enrolled at Del Mar College are enrolled full-time compared with 36% at similar Associates Colleges.

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Retention Rate over Time

63%
2017 Retention Rate

Retention rate measures the number of first-time students who began their studies the previous fall and returned to school the following fall. The retention rate for full-time undergraduates at Del Mar College was 63%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Associates Colleges (61%), Del Mar College had a retention rate higher than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity
  1. Hispanic or Latino
    7,684
  2. White
    2,841
  3. Two or More Races
    327

The enrolled student population at Del Mar College is 67% Hispanic or Latino, 24.8% White, 2.85% Two or More Races, 2.77% Black or African American, 1.74% Asian, 0.192% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.174% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders. This includes both full-time and part-time students as well as graduate and undergraduates. By comparison, enrollment for all Associates Colleges is 45.9% White, 25.3% Hispanic or Latino, and 12.8% Black or African American.

Any student who is studying in the United States on a temporary basis is categorized as a "Non-Resident Alien", and the share of those students are shown in the chart below. Additionally, 42 students (0.366%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2017, 71 more women than men received degrees from Del Mar College. The majority of degree recipients at Del Mar College are hispanic or latino (1,193 degrees awarded). There were 2.29 times more hispanic or latino graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white (520 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at Del Mar College is N/A, followed by N/A and N/A.

The most specialized majors across all degree types at Del Mar College, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Science Technologies (127 degrees awarded), Precision Production (127 degrees), and Engineering Technologies (141 degrees).

Workforce

Common Jobs by Major

The most common jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Del Mar College are Elementary & middle school teachers (53,465 people), Other managers (42,110 people), Software developers (23,526 people), Preschool & kindergarten teachers (16,064 people), and Miscellaneous engineers, including nuclear engineers (15,047 people).

The most specialized majors at Del Mar College are Science Technologies (127 degrees awarded), Precision Production (127 degrees), Engineering Technologies (141 degrees), Mechanical Technologies (163 degrees), and Communication Technologies (17 degrees).

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Highest Paying Jobs by Major

Highest Paying Job

The highest paying jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Del Mar College are Physicians, Marketing managers, Information security analysts, Aircraft pilots & flight engineers, and Chief executives & legislators

The most specialized majors at Del Mar College are Science Technologies (127 degrees awarded), Precision Production (127 degrees), Engineering Technologies (141 degrees), Mechanical Technologies (163 degrees), and Communication Technologies (17 degrees).

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Common Industries by Major

Most Common Industry

The most common industries for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Del Mar College are Elementary & secondary schools (91,316 people), Computer Systems Design (49,661 people), General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (33,980 people), Construction (29,733 people), and Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (27,168 people).

The most specialized majors at Del Mar College are Science Technologies (127 degrees awarded), Precision Production (127 degrees), Engineering Technologies (141 degrees), Mechanical Technologies (163 degrees), and Communication Technologies (17 degrees).

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Degrees

Majors Awarded

IPEDS uses the Classification of Instructional Programs (CIP) standard, so the categories may not match the exact concentrations offered by Del Mar College.
Most Common
  1. N/A
    N/A degree-majorss awarded
  2. N/A
    N/A degree-majorss awarded
  3. N/A
    N/A degree-majorss awarded

In false, the most common bachelors degree concentration at Del Mar College was N/A with N/A degree-majorss awarded.

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Gender Breakdown for Common Majors

Degrees Awarded to Men
  1. 897
  2. 968

In 2017, 897 degrees were awarded to men at Del Mar College, which is 0.927 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (968).

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Most Common Male Majors

In false, 104 degrees were awarded to men at Del Mar College in Chemical Technology, which is 7.43 times more than the 14 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In false, 147 degrees were awarded to women at Del Mar College in Liberal Arts & Sciences, which is 2.07 times more than the 71 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

4%
100% Completion Time
11%
150% Completion Time

In 2017, 4% of students graduating from Del Mar College completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 11% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 18% within 200%.

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Graduation rate is defined as the percentage of full-time, first-time students who received a degree or award within a specific percentage of "normal time" to completion for their program.

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Diversity

Graduation Rate by Race and Gender

Showing demographic groups with ≥ 5 graduating students.
Two or More Races Male
Highest Graduation Rate (25%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at Del Mar College is Male and Two or More Races (25% graduation rate). Across all Associates Colleges, Asian Female students have the highest graduation rate (68.1%).

The department of education defines graduation rate as the percentage of full-time, first-time students who received a degree or award within 150% of "normal time" to completion.

The National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) categorizes any student who is studying in the United States on a temporary basis as a "Non-Resident Alien", and the graduation rate of those students is shown in the chart below. Additionally, 0% of graduates (0 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity
  1. Hispanic or Latino
    1,193 degrees awarded
  2. White
    520 degrees awarded
  3. Black or African American
    65 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Del Mar College is hispanic or latino (1,193 degrees awarded). There were 2.29 times more hispanic or latino recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white (520 degrees).

0.912% of degree recipients (17 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Gender

Most Common Gender Demographic
  1. Hispanic or Latino Female
    617 degrees awarded
  2. Hispanic or Latino Male
    576 degrees awarded
  3. White Female
    271 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and gender grouping at Del Mar College is hispanic or latino female (617 degrees awarded). There were 1.07 times more hispanic or latino female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino male (576 degrees).

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Operations

Del Mar College has an endowment valued at nearly $18.7M, as of the end of the 2017 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $1.11M (5.93%), compared to the 2.22% average return ($81.1k on $3.66M) across all Associates Colleges.

In 2017, Del Mar College had a total salary expenditure of $116M. Del Mar College employs 109 Instructors, 93 Professors, and 66 Associate professors. Most academics at Del Mar College are Female Instructors (57), Male Professors(53), and Male Instructors (52).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Del Mar College are: Office and Administrative Support, with 126 employees, Management, with 84 employees, and Computer, Engineering, and Science with 36 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$18.7M
2017 Endowment
12%
growth from 2016

Del Mar College has an endowment valued at about $18.7M, as of the end of the 2017 fiscal year. The endowment of Del Mar College grew 12% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $15M higher than than the median endowment of Associates Colleges according to the Carnegie Classification grouping.

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The small bar chart below shows the endowment quintiles for all universities in the Associates Colleges: Mixed Transfer/Career & Technical-High Traditional Carnegie Classification grouping.

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Government Grants and Contracts

Grants & Contracts
  1. $3.27M - Federal
  2. $3.72M - State
  3. $548k - Local

As of 2017, Del Mar College received $3.27M in grants and contracts from the federal government, $3.72M from state grants and contracts, and $548k from local grants and contracts.

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Expenses

Salary Expenditure

$55.3M
2017 Salaries
8.25%
growth from 2016

In 2017, Del Mar College paid a median of $55.3M in salaries, which represents 47.7% of their overall expenditure ($116M) and a 8.25% growth from the previous year. This is compared to a 13.3% growth from 2015 and a 8.21% growth from 2014.

The median for similar Associates Colleges is 14.9M (41.7% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$21.6M
Instructional Salaries
323
Number of Employees

In 2017, Del Mar College paid a total of $21.6M to 323 employees working as instructors, which represents 39% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $6.48M (34%) for similar Associates Colleges: Mixed Transfer/Career & Technical-High Traditional.

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Faculty and Staff

Occupations by Share

Instructor
Most Common Instructor
109 Employees
Office and Administrative Support
Most Common Non-Instructional Employee
126 Employees

In 2017, the most common positions for instructional staff at Del Mar College were Instructor with 109 employees; Professor with 93 employees; and Professor with 66 employees.

In 2017, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Del Mar College were Office and Administrative Support with 126 employees; Management with 84 employees; and Computer, Engineering, and Science with 36 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Gender

Most Common Demographic
  1. Female Instructor
  2. Male Professor
  3. Male Instructor

In 2017, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Del Mar College was Female Instructor with 57 employees, Male Professor with 53 employees, and Male Instructor with 52 employees.

This chart shows the gender split between each academic rank present at Del Mar College.

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