Del Mar College (224350)

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2022 Undergraduate Tuition
$2,130
2.9% growth from 2021
2022 Average Net Price
$6,028
After Financial Aid
2019 Default Rate
5.34%
on Student Loans
2022 Enrolled Students
9,725
14.1% Full-Time
2022 Graduation Rate
16.2%
91 Graduates

About

Del Mar College (224350) is a higher education institution located in Nueces County, TX. In 2022, the most popular Associates Degree concentrations at Del Mar College (224350) were Liberal Arts & Sciences (176 degrees awarded), Registered Nursing (156 degrees), and Chemical Technology (118 degrees).

In 2022, 1,886 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Del Mar College (224350). 51% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 49% awarded men. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients was hispanic or latino (1,303 degrees), 2.81 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, white (463 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Del Mar College (224350) is $2,130, which is $−5,982 less than the national average for Associates Colleges ($8,112).

Costs

In 2022, the median undergraduate tuition at Del Mar College (224350) is $2,130, which is $−5,982 less than the national average for Associates Colleges ($8,112).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $6,028.

In 2022, 53% of undergraduate students attending Del Mar College (224350) received financial aid through grants. Comparatively, 5% of undergraduate students received financial aid through loans.

Tuition Costs

$2,130
2022 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2022, the cost of tuition at Del Mar College (224350) was $2,130. The cost of tuition at Del Mar College (224350) is $−5,982 less than than the overall (public and private) national average for Associates Colleges ($8,112).

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Average Net Price

$6,028
2022 Value
7.32%
1 Year Growth

In 2022 Del Mar College (224350) had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $6,028. Between 2021 and 2022, the average net price of Del Mar College (224350) grew by 7.32%.

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Other Student Expenses

$6,950
Room and Board
$1,260
Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Del Mar College (224350) was of $6,950 in 2022. The cost of room and board did not change between 2021 and 2022.

During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,260. The cost of books and supplies did not change during the same period.

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Financial Aid by Income Level

53%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Grants
5%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Loans

53% of undergraduate students at Del Mar College (224350) received financial aid through grants or loans in 2022. This represents a growth of 32.5% with respect to 2021, when 40% 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.
5.34%
2019 Default Rate
41
Number of Defaults

In 2019 the default rate for borrower's at Del Mar College (224350) was 5.34%, which represents 41 out of the 768 total borrowers.

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Enrollment

Del Mar College (224350) had a total enrollment of 9,725 students in 2022. The full-time enrollment at Del Mar College (224350) is 1,371 students and the part-time enrollment is 8,354. This means that 14.1% of students enrolled at Del Mar College (224350) are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Del Mar College (224350), both undergraduate and graduate, is 71% Hispanic or Latino, 20.4% White, 2.3% Asian, 2.04% Black or African American, 0.524% Two or More Races, 0.216% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.0823% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.

Students enrolled at Del Mar College (224350) in full-time Undergraduate programs are most commonly Hispanic or Latino Female (37.2%), followed by Hispanic or Latino Male (33.2%) and White Female (11.7%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

14.1%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Del Mar College (224350) in 2022, both undergraduate and graduate, is 9,725 students. The full-time enrollment at Del Mar College (224350) is 1,371 and the part-time enrollment is 8,354. This means that 14.1% of students enrolled at Del Mar College (224350) are enrolled full-time compared with 32.2% at similar Associates Colleges.

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Retention Rate over Time

53%
2021 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 (224350) was 53%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Associates Colleges (62%), Del Mar College (224350) had a retention rate lower than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity (2022)
  1. Hispanic or Latino
    6,904 enrolled students
  2. White
    1,981 enrolled students
  3. Asian
    224 enrolled students

The enrolled student population at Del Mar College (224350) is 71% Hispanic or Latino, 20.4% White, 2.3% Asian, 2.04% Black or African American, 0.524% Two or More Races, 0.216% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.0823% 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 42.9% White, 27.9% Hispanic or Latino, and 12.5% 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, 137 students (1.41%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2022, 38 more women than men received degrees from Del Mar College (224350). The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients at Del Mar College (224350) is hispanic or latino (1,303 degrees awarded). There were 2.81 times more hispanic or latino recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white (463 degrees).

The most common Associates Degree concentration at Del Mar College (224350) is Liberal Arts & Sciences (176 degrees awarded), followed by Registered Nursing (156 degrees) and Chemical Technology (118 degrees).

In 2022,  the most specialized majors across all degree types at Del Mar College (224350), meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Science Technologies (149 degrees awarded), Precision Production (155 degrees), and Engineering Technologies (118 degrees).

Common Jobs by Major

Most Common Job

The most common jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Del Mar College (224350) are Police officers (130,996 people), Other managers (87,361 people), Elementary & middle school teachers (54,386 people), Lawyers, & judges, magistrates, & other judicial workers (44,560 people), and Software developers (43,284 people).

The most specialized majors at Del Mar College (224350) in 2022 are Science Technologies (149 degrees awarded), Precision Production (155 degrees), Engineering Technologies (118 degrees), Mechanical Technologies (148 degrees), and Protective Services (139 degrees) (as of 2022).

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Highest Paying Jobs by Major

The highest paying jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Del Mar College (224350) are Cardiovascular technologists and technicians, Physicians, Surgeons, Nuclear medicine technologists and medical dosimetrists, and Photographic process workers & processing machine operators

The most specialized majors at Del Mar College (224350) are Science Technologies (149 degrees awarded), Precision Production (155 degrees), Engineering Technologies (118 degrees), Mechanical Technologies (148 degrees), and Protective Services (139 degrees) (as of 2022).

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Common Industries by Major

The most common industries for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Del Mar College (224350) are Justice, public order, & safety activities (310,620 people), Elementary & secondary schools (140,570 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (82,920 people), Computer Systems Design (75,392 people), and Construction (60,830 people).

The most specialized majors at Del Mar College (224350) are Science Technologies (149 degrees awarded), Precision Production (155 degrees), Engineering Technologies (118 degrees), Mechanical Technologies (148 degrees), and Protective Services (139 degrees) (as of 2022).

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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 (224350).
Most Common (2021)
  1. 165 degrees awarded
  2. 153 degrees awarded
  3. 116 degrees awarded

In 2021, the most common associates degree concentration at Del Mar College (224350) was Liberal Arts & Sciences with 165 degrees awarded.

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Sex Breakdown for Common Majors

924
Degrees Awarded to Men
in 2022
962
Degrees Awarded to Women
in 2022

In 2022, 924 degrees were awarded to men at Del Mar College (224350), which is 0.96 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (962).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2022, 124 degrees were awarded to men at Del Mar College (224350) in Chemical Technology, which is 6.53 times more than the 19 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2022, 127 degrees were awarded to men at Del Mar College (224350) in Registered Nursing, which is 4.38 times more than the 29 male recipients with that same degree.

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Graduation Rate by Race and Sex

Showing demographic groups with ≥ 5 graduating students.
White Female
Highest Graduation Rate (26.3%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate in 2022 at Del Mar College (224350) is Female and White (26.3% graduation rate). Across all Associates Colleges, Asian Female students have the highest graduation rate (73.2%).

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, 1.1% of graduates (1 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity (2022)
  1. Hispanic or Latino
    1,303 degrees awarded
  2. White
    463 degrees awarded
  3. Black or African American
    40 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Del Mar College (224350) is hispanic or latino (1,303 degrees awarded). There were 2.81 times more hispanic or latino recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white (463 degrees).

1.22% of degree recipients (23 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Sex

Most Common Sex Demographic (2022)
  1. Hispanic or Latino Female
    665 degrees awarded
  2. Hispanic or Latino Male
    638 degrees awarded
  3. White Male
    233 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and sex grouping at Del Mar College (224350) is hispanic or latino female (665 degrees awarded). There were 1.04 times more hispanic or latino female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino male (638 degrees).

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Operations

Del Mar College (224350) has an endowment valued at nearly $28.9M, as of the end of the 2022 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of 1.31M (4.52%) compared to the 0.843% average return (43.9k on 5.21M) across all Associates Colleges.

In 2022, Del Mar College (224350) had a total salary expenditure of 155M. Del Mar College (224350) employs 98 Instructors, 94 Professors and 62 Assistant professors. Most academics at Del Mar College (224350) are Male Professor (55), Male Instructor (54), and Female Instructor (44).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Del Mar College (224350) are: Office and Administrative Support, with 126 employees, Management, with 97 employees, and Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services with 54 employees.

Endowment

$28.9M
2022 Endowment
12.1%
decline from 2021

Del Mar College (224350) has an endowment valued at about $28.9M, as of the end of the 2022 fiscal year. The endowment of Del Mar College (224350) declined 12.1% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $23.7M higher than than the median endowment of Associates Colleges according to the Carnegie Classification grouping.

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Government Grants and Contracts

Grants & Contracts
  1. $15.7M - Federal
  2. $1.86M - State
  3. $1.85M - Local

As of 2022, Del Mar College (224350) received $15.7M in grants and contracts from the federal government, $1.86M from state grants and contracts, and $1.85M from local grants and contracts.

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Salary Expenditure

$64M
2022 Salaries
7.56%
growth from 2021

In 2022, Del Mar College (224350) paid a median of $64M in salaries, which represents 41.2% of their overall expenditure ($155M) and a 7.56% growth from the previous year.

The median for similar Associates Colleges is 16.8M (40.1% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$24.3M
Instructional Salaries
338
Number of Employees

In 2022, Del Mar College (224350) paid a total of $24.3M to 338 employees working as instructors, which represents 37.9% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $5.35M (31.8%) for similar Associates Colleges.

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Occupations by Share

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

In 2022, the most common positions for instructional staff at Del Mar College (224350) were Instructor with 98 employees, Professor with 94 employees, and Assistant professor with 62 employees.

In 2022, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Del Mar College (224350) were Office and Administrative Support with 126 employees, Management with 97 employees, and Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services with 54 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Sex

Most Common Demographic (2022)
  1. Male Professor
  2. Male Instructor
  3. Female Instructor

In 2022, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Del Mar College (224350) was Male Professor with 55 employees, Male Instructor with 54 employees, and Female Instructor with 44 employees.

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