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Del Mar College

Enrollment (Fiscal 2007)

  • Total Enrollment:
  • 19,500
  • In-District:*
  • 68.6%
  • Out-of-District:*
  • 10.0%
  • Full-time:**
  • 28.4%
  • Female:
  • 57.1%
  • Male:
  • 42.9%
  • Anglo:
  • 37.8%
  • Hispanic:
  • 54.0%
  • African American:
  • 3.1%
  • Asian:
  • 1.7%
  • Native American:
  • 0.2%
  • International:
  • 0.0%
  • Other:
  • 3.2%

* Percentage of annual unduplicated enrollment. Out-of-state and continuing education students not included.
** Full-time enrollment of students seeking college credit.

Contact Information

Dr. Mark Escamilla, President
101 Baldwin Blvd.
Corpus Christi, Texas 78404
(361) 698-1200

Tuition, Rate Per Semester Credit Hour

Resident of District Tuition & Fee Rate: $70.56

Nonresident Tuition & Fee Rate: $170.56

Program Description

Del Mar College (DMC) offers both university transfer and career programs.

University Transfer: DMC provides the first two years of a bachelor’s degree through Associate of Arts, Associate of Science and Associate of Arts in Teaching degree options. The college has transfer agreements with various universities.

Career Programs: DMC offers a wide variety of Associate of Applied Science degrees that lead directly to the job market and that can be transferred to bachelor’s degree options. There are also sound recording and biotechnology programs. Examples of programs that can be completed in one to two years include:

  • aviation maintenance technology – this program was developed in response to an urgent work force need for certified airframe and power plant mechanics. The program is a FAA-certified Part 147 Aviation School, and has received a $1.9 million Department of Labor grant to accelerate training for the local work force.
  • nursing education – this program offers both face-to-face and online instruction. It has expanded its capacity to 500 student majors and graduates about 200 students each year. The program is housed in a $28 million state-of-the-art facility with impressive simulation laboratories to expand its clinical capacity.
  • computer science/information technology – this program offers multiple options including digital forensics/security, networking administration, interactive gaming, computer programming, multimedia/digital animation and geographic information systems. The National Science Foundation recently awarded the program $5 million to establish a National Geospatial Technology Center.

Total Degrees or Certificates Awarded, fiscal 2007

  • Total:
  • 1,302
  • Associates:
  • 902
  • Certificates:
  • 400

Total does not include an advanced technology certificate program that comprises 16 to 50 semester credit hours and requires students to have an associate or bachelor’s degree or to be a junior in a bachelor’s degree program.

Number and share of students either enrolled in a Texas four-year institution or employed within six months of graduation, fiscal 2006:
Academic Students Percentage Technical Students Percentage
Employed Only10129.4%63687.7%
Employed and Enrolled (in Senior Institutions)14843.1%314.3%
Enrolled Only (in Senior Institutions)7020.4%40.6%
Enrolled Only (in Community Colleges)82.3%365.0%
Not Found164.7%182.5%
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