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Delaware County Community College

Media, PA
  • Public
    2 year
  • 9,989
    Full + Part time Students
  • 1:26
    Faculty to Student Ratio
  • 10%
    Transfer Student Ratio
  • $9,420
    Avg. Financial Aid
Delaware County Community College is a two-year, public institution granting associate degrees and certificates, providing accessible, comprehensive, community centered and flexible educational opportunities to residents of Delaware and Chester Counties and beyond.
Over 25,000 courses transfer into Delaware County Community College
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Founded 1967
Total Faculty 500
Full-Time Undergraduate 2,478
Part-Time Undergraduate 7,511
Application Acceptance Rate 100%
Transfer Students 4,378
Programs 102 Programs
Courses 754 Courses
Transfer Agreements 190 outgoing Transfer Agreements
Equivalencies 25,425 incoming Equivalencies
6,346 outgoing Equivalencies

Financial Information

In-State Tuition $7,500
Out-of-State Tuition $11,250
Federal Loans: Undergrads receiving aid 22%
Federal Loans: Average amount received $5,857
Scholarships & Grants: Undergrads receiving aid 39%
Scholarships & Grants: Average amount received $3,563
  • Scholarships and Financial Aid:
    Incoming transfers are welcome to apply for College scholarships offered through our Educational Foundation. Financial aid is also available to eligible transfer students. First step is completing the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA).
  • Tuition and Fees:

Information for Transfer In Students

  • Accepts Transfers:
    Yes. We are an open door institution and welcome transfer students, regardless of their prior college experience. Many degree completers transfer to Delaware County Community College to retool, retrain and refresh.
  • Transfer Applications Received:
    Hundreds of students with prior college experience apply. They are not obligated to seek transfer credit and are not uniformly tracked.
  • Transfer Applications Accepted:
    All transfer applicants are accepted.
  • Percentage Accepted:
  • Transfer Applicants Enrolled:
    Many students request credit evaluations after admission and enrollment. Consequently, we do not uniformly track this data.
  • Transfer Agreements:
    The Transfer Office has entered into a number of agreements with various colleges and universities. Among these special opportunities are dual and guaranteed admission, and core-to-core articulation agreements.
  • View Agreements:
  • Credit For Life Experience:

Application Deadlines for Transfer


Transfer Application Requirements

  • Minimum GPA:
    Since we are an open door institution, all individuals with prior college experience are welcome, regardless of academic performance.
  • Official Transcripts:
    Official transcripts must be submitted if student wishes to petition for transfer credit evaluation.
  • SAT Scores:
    Not required for admission, students can submit official scores to be used for possible placement in English and mathematics. Scores must be current within the past 5 years.
  • Letters of Recommendation:
    Not required
  • Essay:
    Not required
  • Application Fee:
    We do not charge an application fee.
  • Interview:
    Not required but a welcome component of the entry process.
  • Associates Degree Required:
    An Associate Degree is not required to transfer to us.
  • Other Requirements:
    Some programs have special admissions requirements. Specific information is available at Click on Admissions and Financial Aid, Special Application Procedures
  • Request More Information:
  • Apply Here:

Transfer Credit Policy

  • Minimum Grade:
    Normally a grade of C or better required. However, acceptance depends on course appropriateness to selected curriculum and specific requirements within particular majors.
  • Credits (Min/Max):
    No more than 36 transfer credits may be applied
  • Transfer Policy Document:
  • Appeals Process Document:

Information for Transfer Out Students

  • Number of Transferring:
    65% of our degree students are in transfer programs. 75% of transfer programs graduates do transfer, but additional students transfer before degree completion.
  • Transfer Agreements:
    Over 40 agreements, including guaranteed admission, dual admission, and core-to-core options--many with scholarship dollars attached
  • View Transfer Agreements:
  • Special Programs:
    Trained counselors and staff assist students in planning their transfer. A number of information sessions and workshops are also offered to keep students informed of their opportunities.

Virtual Tour

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Delaware County Community College

901 South Media Line Road
Media, PA 19063
United States
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Transfer Admission Contact:
Admissions Office
Admissions & Enrollment Services
Transfer Services Contact:
Dana Baker
Assistant Dean, Career & Counseling Center
International Admissions Contact:
Sarah Biser
Assistant Director, Admissions and Enrollment Services, Admissions & Enrollment Services
Athletic Director Contact:
Allyson Gleason
Director of Athletics and Campus Engagement, Campus Life
Disability Services:
Simone Richardson
Director of Disability Services
Prior Learning Assessment:
Assessment Center
Online Learning:
Online Learning

Branch Campuses/Additional Locations

Southeast Center
2000 Elmwood Avenue, Curtis Building
Sharon Hill, PA 19079
Delaware County
Exton Center
906 & 912 Springdale Drive Whiteland Business Park
Exton, PA 19341
Chester County
Downingtown Campus
100 Bond Drive
Downingtown, PA 19335
Chester County
Pennocks Bridge Campus
280 Pennocks Bridge Road (Located in the Technical College High School)
West Grove, PA 19390
Chester County
Upper Darby Center
Barclay Square Shopping Center 1570 Garrett Road
Upper Darby, PA 19082
Delaware County
Last updated on 9/15/2023 by Delaware County Community College.