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901 S Media Line Rd
Media, PA 19063-1094
p. 610-359-5000
w. www.dccc.edu

Delaware County Community College

Delaware County Community College Rating: 4.0/5 (6 votes)

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Introduction

Delaware County Community College (DC Cubed) is a community college in Delaware County, Pennsylvania, part of the greater Philadelphia area. The college has branch campuses is Marple, Sharon Hill, Upper Darby, Downingtown, Exton, Phoenixville, and West Grove. The school was formed through the citizen’s group Action for the Community College in the late 1960’s.

Academics

The college has transfer agreements with an impressive range of 4-year schools in the area, including but not limited to Drexel University, Albright College, Eastern University, La Salle University, Neumann University, Rosemont College, Temple Uniersity, and Widener University. There is also a guaranteed admissions program at Villanova University.

Most Popular Fields of Study

Admissions

Admissions are open. The student services department will work with any student who has special needs or basic education needs in order to progress.

Financial Aid

The financial aid office offers a wide range of loans, grants, and scholarships to students at every level. The first step to acquiring financial aid is to fill out the FAFSA and indicate that you’d like the results sent to your college of choice.

Student Financial Aid Details

Ranks 5640th for the average student loan amount.
Secrets to getting the best scholarships and financial aid in Pennsylvania.

Students

Although the college is commuter only with no housing on campus, there is a rich diversity of clubs and activities for students. Clubs include such offerings as the Black Student Union, Campus Bible Fellowship, Delaware Valley Computer Assisted Design Club, Gay Straight Alliance Literature Club, Multicultural Club, and more.

The Student Government Association is the voice of the student body on campus. Student publications include the Communitarian Student Newspaper and Pegasus Magazine. Students run the on-campus radio station as well, WDCR.

DCCC has a few particularly interesting features on their campus that are not common among community college. The campus features a Computer Assisted Design and a solar laboratory. One of the newer features to the Learning Commons is the Technology Toy Box, a place to get hands-on with the newest in mobile technologies.

Student Enrollment Demographics

Athletics

The athletic department is a member of the Eastern Pennsylvania Collegiate Conference. The Phantoms field competitive teams in baseball, men’s basketball, women’t basketball, golf, soccer, tennis, and volleyball. In addition, there is a wide range of intramural athletics for recreational athletes on campus.

Information Summary

Ranks 201st in Pennsylvania and 3168th overall
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Campus Crime Statistics

  Incidents per 100 Students
Aggravated assault N/A N/A
Murder & Non-Negligent Manslaughter N/A N/A
Rape N/A N/A
Robbery N/A N/A
Arson N/A N/A
Burglary N/A N/A
Larceny N/A N/A
Vehicle theft N/A N/A
Arrest N/A N/A

Local Crime Statistics

  Incidents per 100 People
Aggravated assault 29 0.54
Murder & Non-Negligent Manslaughter N/A N/A
Forcible Rape N/A N/A
Robbery 1 0.02
Arson N/A N/A
Burglary 13 0.24
Larceny 73 1.37
Vehicle theft N/A N/A

Demographics – Main Campus and Surrounding Areas

Reported area around or near Media, PA 19063-1094
Surrounding communityLarge suburb (inside urban area but outside city, pop. over 250,000)
Total Population37,327 (36,930 urban / 397 rural)
Households14,433 (2.37 people per house)
Median Household Income$60,821
Families9,094 (3.04 people per family)

Carnegie Foundation Classification

Associate's — Public Suburban-serving Single Campus
UndergraduateAssociates
GraduateN/A
Undergraduate PopulationMixed part/full-time two-year
EnrollmentExclusively undergraduate two-year
Size & SettingLarge two-year

General Characteristics

Title IV EligibilityParticipates in Title IV federal financial aid programs
Highest offeringAssociate's degree
Calendar SystemSemester
Years of college work requiredN/A
Variable Tuition
Religious AffiliationN/A
Congressional District4207

Special Learning Opportunities

Distance LearningN/A
ROTC — Army / Navy / Air Force  —   /   / 
Study Abroad
Weekend College
Teacher Certification

Student Tuition Costs and Fees


Ranks 3318th for total cost of attendance
  In District In State Out of State
Effective as of 2014-09-19
FT Undergraduate Tuition $3,150 $6,300 $9,450
FT Undergraduate Required Fees $1,420 $1,510 $1,600
PT Undergraduate per Credit Hour $105 $210 $315
FT Graduate Tuition N/A N/A N/A
FT Graduate Required Fees N/A N/A N/A
PT Graduate per Credit Hour N/A N/A N/A
Total Cost of Attendance — On-Campus $6,270 $9,710 $12,750
Total Cost of Attendance — Off-Campus w/out Family $15,270 $18,710 $21,750
Total Cost of Attendance — Off-Campus with Family $8,270 $11,710 $14,750

Student Tuition Cost History and Trends

Prior year cost comparison
  In District In State Out of State
Published Tuition & Fees $4,330 $4,660 $7,450 $7,870 $10,570 $11,080
  Cost (regardless of residency)
Effective as of 2014-09-19
Books & Supplies $2,000 $1,700
On-Campus – Room & Board N/A(N/C)
On-Campus – Other Expenses N/A(N/C)
Off-Campus w/out Family – Room & Board $6,000 $9,000
Off-Campus w/out Family – Other Expenses $5,430 $2,350
Off-Campus with Family – Room & Board $5,430 $2,350

Admission Criteria

 = Required,   = Recommended,   = Neither required nor recommended
Open Admissions
Secondary School GPA / Rank / Record N/A /  N/A /  N/A
College Prep. CompletionN/A
RecommendationsN/A
Formal competency demoN/A
Admission test scoresN/A
TOEFLN/A
Other testsN/A

Admission Credits Accepted

Dual Credit
Life Experience
Advanced Placement (AP)

Student Services

Remedial Services
Academic / Career Counseling
PT Cost-defraying Employment
Career Placement
On-Campus Day Care
Library Facility

Student Living

First-time Room / Board Required
Dorm CapacityN/A
Meals per WeekN/A
Room FeeN/A
Board FeeN/A

Student Completion / Graduation Demographics

 
Total 15 283 32 55 4 1,129 59 1,608
Accounting Technology/Technician and Bookkeeping 1 4 3 16 2 26
Adult Development and Aging 13 1 9 24
Anthropology 1 1 2
Architectural Engineering Technology/Technician 2 1 1 4
Automobile/Automotive Mechanics Technology/Technician 2 1 3 11 17
Biological and Physical Sciences 1 20 3 10 32 4 75
Building/Construction Site Management/Manager 1 1
Building/Property Maintenance
Business Administration and Management, General 8 16 3 16 100 8 152
Business/Commerce, General 1 1 12 15
CAD/CADD Drafting and/or Design Technology/Technician 1 4 1 6
Carpentry/Carpenter 2 5 7
Commercial and Advertising Art 7 7
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs, Other 1 4 5
Computer Programming, Specific Applications 1 3 4
Computer Systems Networking and Telecommunications 1 1 15 17
Computer Technology/Computer Systems Technology 4 4
Computer and Information Sciences, General 2 1 13 2 18
Construction Management 1 1
Criminal Justice/Police Science 16 4 133 4 161
E-Commerce/Electronic Commerce 1 1
Early Childhood Education and Teaching 1 6 2 19 2 32
Electrical and Power Transmission Installation/Installer, General
Electrical, Electronic and Communications Engineering Technology/Technician 3 4 7
Electrician 4 33 2 39
Emergency Medical Technology/Technician (EMT Paramedic) 1 2 19 22
Energy Management and Systems Technology/Technician 8 8
Engineering, General 2 3 1 13 1 20
Entrepreneurship/Entrepreneurial Studies 5 5
Fine/Studio Arts, General 1 4 5
General Studies 1 48 3 1 2 147 9 214
Health Information/Medical Records Technology/Technician 4 1 10 1 17
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences, General 14 3 20 1 38
Health Unit Coordinator/Ward Clerk 1 1
Health Unit Manager/Ward Supervisor 6 10 16
Heating, Air Conditioning, Ventilation and Refrigeration Maintenance Technology/Technician 6 1 3 1 28 3 43
Hotel/Motel Administration/Management 2 4 6
Human Resources Management/Personnel Administration, General 9 9 2 20
Industrial Mechanics and Maintenance Technology 1 1 1 3
Industrial Production Technologies/Technicians, Other 1 3 5
Information Technology 4 4
Journalism 1 4 5
Legal Assistant/Paralegal 2 1 28 1 32
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies 11 2 6 75 4 101
Machine Tool Technology/Machinist 4 4
Management Information Systems, General
Mechanical Engineering/Mechanical Technology/Technician 1 5 6
Medical Insurance Coding Specialist/Coder 5 1 8 14
Medical/Clinical Assistant 7 1 21 29
Perioperative/Operating Room and Surgical Nurse/Nursing 5 1 6
Photography
Plumbing Technology/Plumber
Psychology, General 17 3 49 2 76
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse 16 2 131 4 155
Respiratory Care Therapy/Therapist 1 3 4
Retail Management
Robotics Technology/Technician
Sociology 5 3 8
Speech Communication and Rhetoric 4 19 23
Surgical Technology/Technologist 1 14 1 16
Teacher Assistant/Aide
Teacher Education, Multiple Levels 19 2 43 3 68
Web Page, Digital/Multimedia and Information Resources Design 3 3
Web/Multimedia Management and Webmaster 1 5 6
Welding Technology/Welder

Faculty Compensation / Salaries

Ranks 645th for the average full-time faculty salary.
Effective as of 2014-09-20
Tenure system N/A
Average FT Salary $81,936 ($83,184 male / $79,375 female)
Number of FT Faculty 141 (58 male / 83 female)
Number of PT Faculty 851
FT Faculty Ratio 0.2 : 1
Total Benefits $8,104,022
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