Delta College

Delta College is a Public, 2-4 years school located in University Center, MI. The 2023 average tuition & fees is $7,250 over its programs in average.
The school has a total enrollment of 7,056 and it offers 87 programs(8 online programs). By program type, it has 3 12-weeks certificate, 40 1-year certificate, 41 2-years certificate, 3 4-years certificate, and 66 associate programs.
Last year, a total of 1,104 students completed and earned certificate or associate degree at Delta College.

2023 Tuition & Fees, Living Costs

The average undergraduate tuition & fees at Delta College is $7,250 for academic year 2022-2023. The amount is the average costs over all degree programs and the vocational program tuition may be lower than the average cost.
Delta College offers the alternative tuition plans .
86% of enrolled students have received grants and/or scholarships and the average amount of received financial aid is $4,128 (exclude student loans).
Delta 2023 Tuition & Fees, Living Costs
Tuition & Fees$7,250
Average Financial Amount$4,128

Offered Career / Vocational Programs and Completers

Delta College offers 87 vocational programs for Less than 12-Week Certificate, Less than 1-Year Certificate, 1-2 Years Certificate, and 2-4 Years Certificate programs. The following table lists number of programs by offered type and online availability along with number of completers.
Last year, 1,104 students have completed their career programs.
Offered Career Programs at Delta College
Award LevelTotal Number of ProgramsAvailable Online ClassNumber of Completers
Less than 12 Weeks Certificate310
Less than 1 Year Certificate40565
2 Years Certificate41264
4 Years Certificate3033
Total8781,104

Programs by Award Level

The following table summarizes the number of completers by program and award level.
  • 65 students have earned/completed Less than 1 Year Certificate program.
  • 64 students have earned/completed 1-2 Years Certificate program.
  • 33 students have earned/completed 2-4 Years Certificate program.
  • 942 students have earned/completed Associate's program.
Less than 12 Weeks Certificate Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies [+] 0 completers-
Peace Studies and Conflict Resolution0-
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, and Firefighting [+] 0 completers-
Corrections0-
Business [+] 0 completers-
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services (other)0-
Total0
Less than 1 Year Certificate Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Computer and Information Sciences [+] (1 completers) 0 completers-
Computer and Information Sciences0-
Computer and Information Systems Security/Information Assurance0-
Web/Multimedia Management and Webmaster0-
Engineering Technology [+] 4 completers-
Industrial Technology/Technician0-
Industrial Production Technologies/Technicians (other)0-
Quality Control Technology/Technician0-
Drafting and Design Technology/Technician4-
Work and Family Studies [+] 10 completers-
Child Care Provider/Assistant10-
English Language and Literature [+] (1 completers) 10 completers-
Writing2-
Rhetoric and Composition/Writing Studies (other)4-
English Language and Literature/Letters (other)4-
Liberal Arts and Sciences, Humanities [+] (1 completers) 0 completers-
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies0-
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies [+] 0 completers-
International/Global Studies0-
Parks, Recreation, Leisure, and Fitness Studies [+] 1 completers-
Physical Fitness Technician1-
Science Technologies/Technicians [+] 0 completers-
Chemical Technology/Technician0-
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, and Firefighting [+] (1 completers) 9 completers-
Corrections7-
Criminal Justice/Police Science2-
Security and Loss Prevention Services0-
Human Services [+] 1 completers-
Youth Services/Administration1-
Construction Trades [+] 1 completers-
Building/Construction Finishing, Management, and Inspection (other)1-
Mechanics and Repairers [+] 2 completers-
Computer Installation and Repair Technology/Technician2-
Heating, Air Conditioning, Ventilation and Refrigeration Maintenance Technology0-
Automobile/Automotive Mechanics Technology/Technician0-
Precision Production Trades [+] 2 completers-
Precision Metal Working (other)2-
Precision Production (other)0-
Visual and Performing Arts [+] 0 completers-
Cinematography and Film/Video Production0-
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences [+] 20 completers-
Medical Transcription/Transcriptionist0-
Medical Insurance Coding Specialist/Coder13-
Surgical Technology/Technologist4-
Diagnostic Medical Sonography/Sonographer and Ultrasound Technician0-
Licensed Practical/Vocational Nurse Training0-
Nursing Assistant/Aide and Patient Care Assistant/Aide3-
Business [+] 5 completers-
Business Administration and Management0-
Logistics, Materials, and Supply Chain Management0-
Office Management and Supervision0-
Accounting Technology/Technician and Bookkeeping1-
Administrative Assistant and Secretarial Science4-
Entrepreneurship/Entrepreneurial Studies0-
Small Business Administration/Management0-
Retailing and Retail Operations0-
Total65
1-2 Years Certificate Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender, and Group Studies [+] 0 completers-
Deaf Studies0-
Communication and Journalism [+] 0 completers-
Journalism0-
Computer and Information Sciences [+] 0 completers-
Computer Systems Networking and Telecommunications0-
Engineering [+] 0 completers-
Mechatronics, Robotics, and Automation Engineering0-
Engineering Technology [+] 0 completers-
Water Quality and Wastewater Treatment Management and Recycling Technology/Technician0-
Environmental Engineering Technology/Environmental Technology0-
Drafting and Design Technology/Technician0-
Work and Family Studies [+] (1 completers) 11 completers-
Child Care Provider/Assistant11-
Legal Studies [+] 1 completers-
Legal Assistant/Paralegal1-
Liberal Arts and Sciences, Humanities [+] (1 completers) 1 completers$28,800
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies1$28,800
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies [+] 0 completers-
Peace Studies and Conflict Resolution0-
Science Technologies/Technicians [+] 0 completers-
Chemical Technology/Technician0$35,800
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, and Firefighting [+] 0 completers$26,400
Fire Prevention and Safety Technology/Technician0-
Human Services [+] 4 completers-
Youth Services/Administration4-
Construction Trades [+] 2 completers-
Carpentry/Carpenter0-
Electrical and Power Transmission Installation/Installer0-
Electrician2-
Building/Property Maintenance0-
Pipefitting/Pipefitter and Sprinkler Fitter0-
Plumbing Technology/Plumber0-
Mechanics and Repairers [+] 2 completers-
Heating, Air Conditioning, Ventilation and Refrigeration Maintenance Technology0-
Industrial Mechanics and Maintenance Technology1-
Automobile/Automotive Mechanics Technology/Technician1-
Diesel Mechanics Technology/Technician0-
Precision Production Trades [+] 3 completers-
Machine Shop Technology/Assistant0-
Sheet Metal Technology/Sheetworking0-
Tool and Die Technology/Technician1-
Welding Technology/Welder0-
Precision Metal Working (other)2-
Precision Production (other)0-
Visual and Performing Arts [+] 0 completers-
Cinematography and Film/Video Production0-
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences [+] 40 completers-
Dental Assisting/Assistant2$34,000
Medical Transcription/Transcriptionist1-
Medical Administrative/Executive Assistant and Medical Secretary5-
Surgical Technology/Technologist0-
Clinical/Medical Laboratory Technician0-
Sterile Processing Technology/Technician10-
Licensed Practical/Vocational Nurse Training22-
Business [+] 0 completers-
Accounting Technology/Technician and Bookkeeping0-
Administrative Assistant and Secretarial Science0-
Small Business Administration/Management0-
Total64
2-4 Years Certificate Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Precision Production Trades [+] 33 completers-
Welding Technology/Welder33-
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences [+] 0 completers-
Dental Assisting/Assistant0-
Diagnostic Medical Sonography/Sonographer and Ultrasound Technician0-
Total33
Associate's Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Agriculture [+] 5 completers-
Agriculture, Agriculture Operations and Related Sciences (other)5-
Communication and Journalism [+] 2 completers-
Journalism1-
Radio and Television1-
Computer and Information Sciences [+] (1 completers) 25 completers-
Computer and Information Sciences1-
Computer and Information Sciences (other)2-
Computer Programming/Programmer7-
Computer Systems Networking and Telecommunications6-
Computer and Information Systems Security/Information Assurance7-
Web/Multimedia Management and Webmaster2-
Personal and Culinary Services [+] 1 completers-
Salon/Beauty Salon Management/Manager1-
Education [+] 1 completers-
Technology Teacher Education/Industrial Arts Teacher Education1-
Engineering [+] 5 completers-
Mechatronics, Robotics, and Automation Engineering5-
Engineering Technology [+] 24 completers-
Architectural Engineering Technology/Technician4-
Water Quality and Wastewater Treatment Management and Recycling Technology/Technician2-
Environmental Engineering Technology/Environmental Technology1-
Manufacturing Engineering Technology/Technician2-
Mechanical Engineering/Mechanical Technology/Technician7-
Construction Engineering Technology/Technician7-
Energy Management and Systems Technology/Technician1-
Work and Family Studies [+] (1 completers) 16 completers-
Child Care Provider/Assistant16-
Legal Studies [+] 3 completers-
Legal Assistant/Paralegal3-
Liberal Arts and Sciences, Humanities [+] (2 completers) 415 completers-
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies215-
General Studies200-
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies [+] 0 completers-
Peace Studies and Conflict Resolution0-
Parks, Recreation, Leisure, and Fitness Studies [+] 4 completers-
Sport and Fitness Administration/Management4-
Science Technologies/Technicians [+] 7 completers-
Chemical Technology/Technician7-
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, and Firefighting [+] (1 completers) 48 completers-
Corrections13-
Criminal Justice/Police Science33-
Security and Loss Prevention Services1-
Fire Prevention and Safety Technology/Technician1-
Fire Services Administration0-
Fire Science/Fire-fighting0-
Construction Trades [+] 10 completers-
Carpentry/Carpenter0-
Electrical and Power Transmission Installation/Installer0-
Electrician7-
Building/Property Maintenance0-
Building/Construction Finishing, Management, and Inspection (other)2-
Pipefitting/Pipefitter and Sprinkler Fitter0-
Plumbing Technology/Plumber1-
Mechanics and Repairers [+] 26 completers-
Computer Installation and Repair Technology/Technician19-
Heating, Air Conditioning, Ventilation and Refrigeration Maintenance Technology2-
Industrial Mechanics and Maintenance Technology2-
Automobile/Automotive Mechanics Technology/Technician2-
Diesel Mechanics Technology/Technician1-
Precision Production Trades [+] 8 completers-
Machine Shop Technology/Assistant0-
Sheet Metal Technology/Sheetworking0-
Tool and Die Technology/Technician2-
Welding Technology/Welder6-
Precision Metal Working (other)0-
Precision Production (other)0-
Visual and Performing Arts [+] 18 completers-
Fine/Studio Arts18-
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences [+] 249 completers-
Dental Assisting/Assistant19-
Dental Hygiene/Hygienist15-
Medical Administrative/Executive Assistant and Medical Secretary14-
Physical Therapy Technician/Assistant14-
Medical Radiologic Technology/Science - Radiation Therapist12-
Respiratory Care Therapy/Therapist15-
Surgical Technology/Technologist11-
Diagnostic Medical Sonography/Sonographer and Ultrasound Technician8-
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse141-
Business [+] 75 completers-
Business Administration and Management52-
Accounting Technology/Technician and Bookkeeping10-
Administrative Assistant and Secretarial Science4-
Small Business Administration/Management6-
Marketing/Marketing Management3-
Retailing and Retail Operations0-
Total942

Admission, Enrollment, and Graduation

Total 7,056 students are attending at Delta College. There are 176 full-time faculty (instructional/teaching staffs) and 287 part-time faculty teaching for the school.
The students to faculty ratio is 15 to 1 (6.67%). The number of non-teaching staffs is 435 (full-time) and 384 (part-time).
The graduation rate of Delta College is 16% and transfer-out rate is 20%. The retention rate is 57% at the school.
Delta 2023 Key Statistics
Student Population7,056
Graduation Rate16%
Number of Faculty463
Student to Faculty Ratio15 to 1

Student Population at Delta

For the academic year 2021-2022, total 7,054 students enrolled into Delta College. By gender, 2,604 male and 4,450 female students are attending the school.
The following table summarizes the student population by gender and attending status for Delta College.
Student Population By Gender
Delta College
TotalMaleFemale
Total7,0542,6044,450
Full-time1,9717921,179
Part-tme5,0831,8123,271
There are 5,368 White (76.10%), 581 Black/African American (8.24%), 561 Hispanic (7.95%), 55 Asian (0.78%), and 1,046 students with other races attending Delta College. 17 students are enrolled with non-resident alien status.
Student Population By Race/ethnicity at Delta College
TotalMaleFemale
Total7,0542,6044,450
American Indian/Native American20416
Asian552530
Black/African American581148433
Hispanic561194367
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander413
White5,3682,0473,321
Two More24284158
Un-Known20694112
Non-resident Alien17710
Delta College offers the distance learning opportunities (online classes) for career programs.
2,259 students (32.02% of total students) are enrolled online exclusively and 2,370 students (33.60% of total students) are enrolled some online courses. The following table summarizes the online student population for Delta College.
Distance Learning Student Population at Delta College
Number of Students
Total7,054
Enrolled Online Exclusively2,259
Enrolled Some Online Courses2,370
Not in Online Courses2,425
By age range, at Delta College, 1,948 students are aged 20 to 24 (27.62% of total students), 2,503 students are aged below 20 (35.48%), 155 students are aged above 50 (4.05%).
Graduate Student Population By Age at Delta College
TotalMaleFemale
Total7,0542,6044,450
Under 18942339603
Age 18-191,561683878
Age 20-211,093456637
Age 22-24855288567
Age 25-29875290585
Age 30-34674199475
Age 35-39435143292
Age 40-49464164300
Age 50-6414338105
Over 641248

Directory and Accreditation Information

Delta College is accredited by Higher Learning Commission (1/1/1968 - Current).
The following list shows the contact and directory information of Delta College.
1961 Delta Road, University Center, MI
989-686-9000

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