Del Mar College: Ranking & Review

Corpus Christi
United States
Top 24%

Del Mar College Acceptance rate and Admissions statistics

Enrolled total (including graduate students)11,4764,9616,515

4,062 students enrolled in some distance education courses.

1,692 enrolled exclusively in distance education.

Male-Female Ratio

Enrollment by race or ethnicity

Admission requirements

It’s free to apply for undergraduates.

Del Mar College has an open admission policy (non-competitive). The only requirement is a certificate of attendance or a highschool diploma or a General Educational Development certificate.

Del Mar College Tuition

Total cost for students livingIn-stateOut-of-state
The total cost includes tuition and fees, books, supplies and other expenses per full academic year.

Del Mar College does not provide on-campus housing.

Average Tuition and fees for academic year programs
Tuition for Full-time undergraduates$1,586$2,548
Fees for full-time undergraduates$2,390$2,390
Per credit hour charge for part-time undergraduates$61$98

Programs and Degrees

ProgramsAssociate's degreeTotal
Health Professions and Related Programs381381
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services254254
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities218218
Mechanic and Repair Technologies & Technicians163163
Engineering Technologies and Engineering-related Fields141141
Precision Production127127
Science Technologies & Technicians127127
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting, and Related Protective Service110110
Personal and Culinary Services5959
Family and Consumer Sciences & Human Sciences4343
Legal Professions and Studies3434
Visual and Performing Arts3030
Mathematics and Statistics1818
Communications Technologies & Technicians and Support Services1717
Parks, Recreation, Leisure and Fitness Studies1717
Construction Trades1515
English Language and Literature & Letters1313
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics1313
Public Administration and Social Service Professions1111
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs1111
Biological and Biomedical Sciences88
Physical Sciences88
Social Sciences77
Multi & Interdisciplinary Studies66
Grand Total1,8651,865

A total of 1,865 2-year associate's degrees conferred across undergraduate programs at Del Mar College.

Graduation rate16%17%15%
  • Full-time retention rate - 63%
  • Part-time retention rate - 50%

General info

Alternative namesDMC
Religious affiliationNot applicable
Academic CalendarSemester
Total FTE staff962
Instructional FTE446
Sector of institutionPublic, 2-year
Control of institutionPublic
Carnegie ClassificationAssociate's Colleges: Mixed Transfer/Career & Technical-High Traditional

Location and Contacts

Address101 Baldwin Blvd.
Corpus Christi, Texas, 78404-3897
United States
Urbanization levelCity: Large
City population316,000