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Delaware College of Art and Design Share Share

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Acceptance Rate
Admissions Selectivity
Admissions Yield
Gender Distribution
Average Salary after Graduating
Tuition + Fees
Student Median Household Income
Undergrad Focus
Undergrad Retention Rate
Undergrad Size
Graduation Rate
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Acceptance Rate

79.0%

Acceptance Rate by Gender

Percent of Applicants

Tuition & Fees

$25,710

Delaware College of Art and Design is located in Wilmington, Delaware. It is a small private not-for-profit school and offers undergrad programs. It has 143 undergraduate students enrolled and admission is somewhat selective with an acceptance rate of 79.0%.

Popular majors include Visual and Performing Arts, Communications Technologies/Technicians and Support Services, and Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services. 59% of students graduate and go on to earn an average starting salary of $25,600.

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🗺 600 North Market Street
Wilmington, Delaware 19801
🌐 www.dcad.edu
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Delaware College of Art and Design has around 200 applicants.

Of the students admitted, 35% decide to enroll at Delaware College of Art and Design. This is the admissions yield. A higher admisssions yield means students want to attend the school. A lower one means that they decided to attend another school.

Out of the 200 applicants 31% are men and 69% are women. This means that for every 100 male applicants, there are 223 women, or for every 100 female applicants, there are 45 men.

Delaware College of Art and Design's acceptance rate is 79.0%. The acceptance rate for men is 80.6% and the acceptance rate for women is 78.3%.

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Who applies to Delaware College of Art and Design?

Number of Applicants

200

Number of Applicants per Spot

4
per spot

Male Applicants

31%

Female Applicants

69%
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Getting into Delaware College of Art and Design

Delaware College of Art and Design Acceptance Rate

79.0%

Getting in

Selective

Male Acceptance Rate

80.6%

Female Acceptance Rate

78.3%
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Do Students Want to Go to Delaware College of Art and Design?

Delaware College of Art and Design Admissions Yield

35%
of accepted students choose to go to Delaware College of Art and Design

Male Admissions Yield

30%

Female Admissions Yield

37%
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Application Share Share
Admission Test Scores Recommended
High School GPA Required
High School Rank Neither required nor recommended
High School Record Required
Complete High School Neither required nor recommended
Recommendations Recommended
Formal Demonstration of Competencies Required
College Requirements
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Graduation Rate

59%
within 6 years

Men Graduation Rate

53%

Women Graduation Rate

62%
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Can you afford to attend Delaware College of Art and Design?

Average Cost After Financial Aid

$29,268
for one year
Source: Dept. of Education

Published Tuition & Fees

$25,710
Excludes housing Source: Dept. of Education

Out-of-State Cost: Tuition, Fees & Housing

$38,160
per year

In-of-State Cost: Tuition, Fees & Housing

$38,160
per year
How much debt will you graduate with?

Median Student Debt

$12,000
Source: College Benchmark, Dept. of Education

How much will you pay each month?

$128
Median debt expressed in 10-year monthly payments Source: College Benchmark, Dept. of Education
Note: This is the median monthly payment a graduate of Delaware College of Art and Design would expect to pay over 10 years.

Will you be able to pay off your debt?

1%
of students are able to pay down debt 3 years after graduation
Source: College Benchmark, Dept. of Education

The 3-year repayment rate is the percentage of students who are able to repay some of their student debt.

Why does this matter? A high rate means that students are making enough money so that they can pay down their student debt. A low rate means that students are having trouble paying down their loans.

Delaware College of Art and Design Financial Aid

Students Receiving Financial Aid

100%
of students
Source: Dept. of Education

Students Receiving a Federal Student Loan

80%
of students
Source: Dept. of Education

To learn more and apply for financial aid at Delaware College of Art and Design you can visit www.dcad.edu/site/admissions/financial_aid/overview.

Delaware College of Art and Design Tuition and Room & Board

Out-of-State Tuition

Total Cost: $38,160
Source: College Benchmark, Dept. of Education

In-State Tuition

Total Cost: $38,160
Source: College Benchmark, Dept. of Education
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How much money will you make after graduating from Delaware College of Art and Design?

Delaware College of Art and Design students, on average, make $0 10-years after they start school (this is approximately 7-8 years after graduation).

Their salary grows by around 0% in the several years after graduation.

Average Earnings of Students from Delaware College of Art and Design

Annual Salary (Years after Starting School)
Source: College Benchmark, Dept. of Education
Note: Data is for the number of years after you start at Delaware College of Art and Design. If this is a 4-year college, then 10 years after entry would be 6 years after graduation. If this is a 2-year college, then 10 years after entry would be 8 years after graduation.

Median Earnings of Students from Delaware College of Art and Design

Annual Salary (Years after Starting School)
Source: College Benchmark, U.S. Dept of Education
Note: Salary data is for the number of years after you start at Delaware College of Art and Design.

Male Students: Average Earnings from Delaware College of Art and Design

Annual Salary (Years after Starting School)
Source: College Benchmark, Dept. of Education
Note: Salary data is for the number of years after you start at Delaware College of Art and Design.

Female Students: Average Earnings from Delaware College of Art and Design

Annual Salary (Years after Starting School)
Source: College Benchmark, Dept. of Education
Note: Salary data is for the number of years after you start at Delaware College of Art and Design.
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Return on Education Share Share
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What's the return on the cost of your education?

Tuition vs. Earnings

Annual Costs and Earnings
Source: College Benchmark, Dept. of Education
Note: Housing costs are for on-campus housing.
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Student-Faculty Ratio

8
students per faculty
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Can you go to grad school at Delaware College of Art and Design?

No
Highest degree: Associate's degree
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Undergraduate Focus

100%

Undergrads

143

Total Students

143
undergrads and grad students

Part-Time Students

5%

Students over 25

1%

Student Median Household Income

$78,875
per year
(compared to U.S. median household income of $61,372 in 2017) Source: College Benchmark, Dept. of Education, U.S. Census Bureau
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Student Diversity Share Share
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Who will be your classmates?

Women

71%
of undergraduates

Men

29%
of undergraduates

Are there more men or more women?

More Women

Delaware College of Art and Design has more female students than male students.

This means that for every 100 women, there are 41 men. Or that for every 100 men, there are 245 women.

International Students

3%
of undergraduates

Undergraduate Student Diversity at Delaware College of Art and Design

Percent of Undergrads
Source: College Benchmark, Dept. of Education

Student Age

Percent of Undergrads
Source: College Benchmark, Dept. of Education
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What do students at Delaware College of Art and Design study?

Delaware College of Art and Design Popular Majors

Percent of Students
Source: College Benchmark, Dept. of Education

The most popular majors at Delaware College of Art and Design are:

  1. Visual and Performing Arts
  2. Communications Technologies/Technicians and Support Services
  3. Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services
Approximately 100% of students choose to study one of these majors.
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Will you be happy at Delaware College of Art and Design?

Undergrad Full-Time Student Retention Rate

80%

Students Who Transfer Out of Delaware College of Art and Design

10%

Student retention rate is an indicator of student satisfaction. Retention rate is the percentage of students who continue to study at the college the following year.

Higher retention rates mean students tend to stay at the college, while lower retention rates students are unsatisfied and leave.

Delaware College of Art and Design has a retention rate of 80% for full-time undergrads, which is neither high nor low.

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Undergraduate Transfers

10
7% of undergraduates

Transfer In Rate

Medium-Low

Delaware College of Art and Design has around 10 students who transfer into the school each year. This is somewhat low at approximately 7% of total undergraduates.

Higher transfer in rates mean that students see Delaware College of Art and Design as better than the college they were previously enrolled in. Higher rates also mean that there will be more new faces on campus.

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Living in Wilmington, Delaware Share Share
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City Violent Crime Rate per 100,000

1,596
in 2017
Source: FBI

City Rape Rate per 100,000

46
in 2017
Source: FBI
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Presidential Election Results of 2016

Democratic

Politically, Delaware tends to be Somewhat Democratic. In the 2016 Presidential election, 53% of the state voted for the Democratic party, 42% voted for the Republican party, and 3% voted for neither.

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