Delaware College of Art and Design

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2022 Undergraduate Tuition
$27,780
15.5% growth from 2021
2022 Average Net Price
$34,641
After Financial Aid
2019 Default Rate
4.71%
on Student Loans
2022 Acceptance Rate
57.1%
389 Applicants
2022 Enrolled Students
129
96.1% Full-Time
2022 Graduation Rate
41.5%
27 Graduates

About

Delaware College of Art and Design is a higher education institution located in New Castle County, DE. In 2022, the most popular Associates Degree concentrations at Delaware College of Art and Design were Illustration (11 degrees awarded), Animation, Interactive Technology, Video Graphics, & Special Effects (9 degrees), and Photography (3 degrees).

In 2022, 27 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Delaware College of Art and Design. 74.1% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 25.9% awarded men. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients was white (11 degrees), 1.1 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (10 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Delaware College of Art and Design is $27,780, which is $12,839 more than the national average for Special Focus Institutions ($14,942).

Costs

In 2022, the median undergraduate tuition at Delaware College of Art and Design is $27,780, which is $12,839 more than the national average for Special Focus Institutions ($14,942).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $34,641.

In 2022, 93% of undergraduate students attending Delaware College of Art and Design received financial aid through grants. Comparatively, 83% of undergraduate students received financial aid through loans.

Tuition Costs

$27,780
2022 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2022, the cost of tuition at Delaware College of Art and Design was $27,780. The cost of tuition at Delaware College of Art and Design is $12,839 more than than the overall (public and private) national average for Special Focus Institutions ($14,942).

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Average Net Price

$34,641
2022 Value
43.8%
1 Year Growth

In 2022 Delaware College of Art and Design had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $34,641. Between 2021 and 2022, the average net price of Delaware College of Art and Design grew by 43.8%.

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Other Student Expenses

$13,075
Room and Board
$3,200
Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Delaware College of Art and Design was of $13,075 in 2022. The cost of room and board increased by 5.02% between 2021 and 2022.

During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $3,200. The cost of books and supplies did not change during the same period.

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Financial Aid by Income Level

93%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Grants
83%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Loans

93% of undergraduate students at Delaware College of Art and Design received financial aid through grants or loans in 2022. This represents a growth of 12% with respect to 2021, when 83% 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.
4.71%
2019 Default Rate
4
Number of Defaults

In 2019 the default rate for borrower's at Delaware College of Art and Design was 4.71%, which represents 4 out of the 85 total borrowers.

A cohort default rate is the percentage of a school's borrowers who enter repayment on certain Federal Family Education Loan (FFEL) Program or William D. Ford Federal Direct Loan (Direct Loan) Program loans during a particular federal fiscal year (FY), October 1 to September 30, and default or meet other specified conditions prior to the end of the second following fiscal year.

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Admissions

Delaware College of Art and Design received 389 undergraduate applications in 2022, which represents a 163% annual growth. Out of those 389 applicants, 222 students were accepted for enrollment, representing a 57.1% acceptance rate.

There were 129 students enrolled at Delaware College of Art and Design in 2022.

Delaware College of Art and Design has an overall enrollment yield of 29.3%, which represents the number of admitted students who ended up enrolling.

Acceptance Rate

57.1%
Acceptance Rate in 2022
222
Accepted Out of 389

In 2022, the undergraduate acceptance rate of Delaware College of Art and Design was 57.1% (222 admissions from 389 applications). This is lower than the acceptance rate of 2021, which was 98%. Between 2021 and 2022, the number of applicants grew by 163%, while admissions grew by 53.1%..

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Enrollment

Delaware College of Art and Design had a total enrollment of 129 students in 2022. The full-time enrollment at Delaware College of Art and Design is 124 students and the part-time enrollment is 5. This means that 96.1% of students enrolled at Delaware College of Art and Design are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Delaware College of Art and Design, both undergraduate and graduate, is 38.8% White, 31% Black or African American, 16.3% Hispanic or Latino, 5.43% Two or More Races, and 0.775% Asian.

Students enrolled at Delaware College of Art and Design in full-time Undergraduate programs are most commonly White Female (33.1%), followed by Black or African American Female (16.1%) and Black or African American Male (15.3%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

96.1%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Delaware College of Art and Design in 2022, both undergraduate and graduate, is 129 students. The full-time enrollment at Delaware College of Art and Design is 124 and the part-time enrollment is 5. This means that 96.1% of students enrolled at Delaware College of Art and Design are enrolled full-time compared with 71.2% at similar Special Focus Institutions.

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Retention Rate over Time

72%
2022 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 Delaware College of Art and Design was 72%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Special Focus Institutions (73%), Delaware College of Art and Design had a retention rate lower than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity (2022)
  1. White
    50 enrolled students
  2. Black or African American
    40 enrolled students
  3. Hispanic or Latino
    21 enrolled students

The enrolled student population at Delaware College of Art and Design is 38.8% White, 31% Black or African American, 16.3% Hispanic or Latino, 5.43% Two or More Races, and 0.775% Asian. This includes both full-time and part-time students as well as graduate and undergraduates. By comparison, enrollment for all Special Focus Institutions is 42.1% White, 19.3% Hispanic or Latino, and 14.1% Black or African American.

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Graduates

In 2022, 13 more women than men received degrees from Delaware College of Art and Design. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients at Delaware College of Art and Design is white (11 degrees awarded). There were 1.1 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (10 degrees).

The most common Associates Degree concentration at Delaware College of Art and Design is Illustration (11 degrees awarded), followed by Animation, Interactive Technology, Video Graphics, & Special Effects (9 degrees) and Photography (3 degrees).

In 2022,  the most specialized majors across all degree types at Delaware College of Art and Design, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Communication Technologies (9 degrees awarded) and Visual & Performing Arts (18 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 Delaware College of Art and Design are Graphic designers (96,567 people), Elementary & middle school teachers (80,082 people), Other managers (79,954 people), Other designers (58,193 people), and Postsecondary teachers (56,687 people).

The most specialized majors at Delaware College of Art and Design in 2022 are Communication Technologies (9 degrees awarded) and Visual & Performing Arts (18 degrees) (as of 2022).

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Highest Paying Jobs by Major

Highest Paying Job

The highest paying jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Delaware College of Art and Design are Physicians, Surgeons, Magnetic resonance imaging technologists, Economists, and Securities, commodities, & financial services sales agents

The most specialized majors at Delaware College of Art and Design are Communication Technologies (9 degrees awarded) and Visual & Performing Arts (18 degrees) (as of 2022).

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Common Industries by Major

Most Common Industry

The most common industries for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Delaware College of Art and Design are Elementary & secondary schools (178,261 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (123,559 people), Computer Systems Design (77,796 people), Specialized design services (59,722 people), and Motion pictures & video industries (51,336 people).

The most specialized majors at Delaware College of Art and Design are Communication Technologies (9 degrees awarded) and Visual & Performing Arts (18 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 Delaware College of Art and Design.
Most Common (2022)
  1. 11 degrees awarded
  2. 9 degrees awarded
  3. 3 degrees awarded

In 2022, the most common associates degree concentration at Delaware College of Art and Design was Illustration with 11 degrees awarded.

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Sex Breakdown for Common Majors

7
Degrees Awarded to Men
in 2022
20
Degrees Awarded to Women
in 2022

In 2022, 7 degrees were awarded to men at Delaware College of Art and Design, which is 0.35 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (20).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2022, 4 degrees were awarded to men at Delaware College of Art and Design in Animation, Interactive Technology, Video Graphics, & Special Effects, which is 0.8 times less than the 5 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2022, 8 degrees were awarded to men at Delaware College of Art and Design in Illustration, which is 2.67 times more than the 3 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

65%
100% Completion Time
69%
150% Completion Time

In 2022, 65% of students graduating from Delaware College of Art and Design completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 69% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 69% within 200%.

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Graduation rate is defined as the percentage of full-time, first-time students who received a degree or award within a specific percentage of "normal time" to completion for their program.

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Graduation Rate by Race and Sex

Showing demographic groups with ≥ 5 graduating students.
Black or African American Male
Highest Graduation Rate (100%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate in 2022 at Delaware College of Art and Design is Male and Black or African American (100% graduation rate). Across all Special Focus Institutions, 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.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity (2022)
  1. White
    11 degrees awarded
  2. Black or African American
    10 degrees awarded
  3. Hispanic or Latino
    2 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Delaware College of Art and Design is white (11 degrees awarded). There were 1.1 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (10 degrees).

11.1% of degree recipients (3 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Sex

Most Common Sex Demographic (2022)
  1. White Female
    11 degrees awarded
  2. Black or African American Male
    5 degrees awarded
  3. Black or African American Female
    5 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and sex grouping at Delaware College of Art and Design is white female (11 degrees awarded). There were 2.2 times more white female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american male (5 degrees).

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Operations

Delaware College of Art and Design has an endowment valued at nearly $1.08M, as of the end of the 2022 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of 34k (3.15%) compared to the 0.21% average return (24.5k on 11.6M) across all Special Focus Institutions.

In 2022, Delaware College of Art and Design had a total salary expenditure of 4.64M. Delaware College of Art and Design employs 6 Professors. Most academics at Delaware College of Art and Design are Male Professor (4), and Female Professor (2).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Delaware College of Art and Design are: Office and Administrative Support, with 8 employees, Management, with 3 employees, and Business and Financial Operations with 3 employees.

Endowment

$1.08M
2022 Endowment
65%
decline from 2021

Delaware College of Art and Design has an endowment valued at about $1.08M, as of the end of the 2022 fiscal year. The endowment of Delaware College of Art and Design declined 65% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $10.6M lower than than the median endowment of Special Focus Institutions according to the Carnegie Classification grouping.

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Salary Expenditure

$1.98M
2022 Salaries
21%
growth from 2021

In 2022, Delaware College of Art and Design paid a median of $1.98M in salaries, which represents 42.7% of their overall expenditure ($4.64M) and a 21% growth from the previous year.

The median for similar Special Focus Institutions is 3.17M (40.8% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$336k
Instructional Salaries
6
Number of Employees

In 2022, Delaware College of Art and Design paid a total of $336k to 6 employees working as instructors, which represents 17% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $975k (30.7%) for similar Special Focus Institutions.

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Occupations by Share

Professor
Most Common Instructor
6 Employees
Office and Administrative Support
Most Common Non-Instructional Employee
8 Employees

In 2022, the most common positions for instructional staff at Delaware College of Art and Design was Professor with 6 employees.

In 2022, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Delaware College of Art and Design were Office and Administrative Support with 8 employees, Management with 3 employees, and Business and Financial Operations with 3 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Sex

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

In 2022, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Delaware College of Art and Design was Male Professor with 4 employees, and Female Professor with 2 employees.

This chart shows the sex split between each academic rank present at Delaware College of Art and Design.

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