Fast Facts about Delaware County Community College
Founded in 1967, Delaware County Community College is an accredited, public two-year college located in metropolitan Philadelphia that serves residents of Delaware and Chester Counties.
- Affordable tuition
- open admission policy
- easy application process
- College/university transfer degrees
- Short-term workforce certificates
- High school dual enrollment
- English as a Second Language
- U.S. veterans services and center
Financial Aid Opportunities
- Work-study positions
More than 130 scholarship programs with approximately $750,000 awarded annually
40% of credit students receive financial aid
$8,896 average financial aid package
Athletics & Campus Engagement
Vibrant campus life with
Performances, art exhibitions, speakers, workshops, trips,
Bookstore, cafeteria, student center, intercollegiate sports and fitness center
High-tech labs, classrooms and equipment along with free wireless Internet and a laptop loan program
Desktops, Laptops and Chromebooks (at all campuses combined)
5 Academic Divisions
Allied Health and Nursing
Business, Computing and Social Science
Communications, Arts and Humanities
Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics
Workforce and Economic Development
The Learning Commons on the Marple Campus is an innovative facility that provides
a one-stop location for access to library, tutoring and writing services. It also houses supplemental instruction services as well as more than 175 computer workstations and 130 laptops and Chromebooks to loan. Several of the College’s additional locations also offer a Learning Commons space for students, including the Downingtown Center, Pennocks Bridge Center, Southeast Center and Upper Darby Center.
The Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) Complex on the Marple Campus features the STEM Center and the Jerome S. Parker Advanced Technology Center. The Advanced Technology Center is a 32,000-square-foot, state-of-the art facility focused on training for today’s high-demand occupations in advanced technology and skilled trades. The STEM Center is designed to promote the latest in STEM education
and has more than 400 desktop and laptop computers. The Downingtown Center also includes a STEM Wing.
Located at the College’s Marple, Downingtown, Southeast and Upper Darby locations, Enrollment Central utilizes cross-trained staff to provide students with a one-stop hub for assistance with admissions, financial aid, payments, registration and more. Multiple student and parent inquiries can be handled in a single visit.
New Southeast Campus in Drexel Hill Coming Soon The College is transforming the former Archbishop Prendergast High School property into a comprehensive multi-use facility that will provide affordable, quality education and training to area residents in an easily accessible location. Slated to open in 2025, the Southeast Campus will feature academic and career training programs in high-priority occupations, including Allied Health, Biotechnology and Electronics, Early Childhood Education, Skilled Trades and more. With a strong community focus, the campus will feature essential resources, including an Early Childhood Learning Center that will provide much-needed childcare for students and residents while allowing Early Childhood Education majors to obtain firsthand experience in the field. The College broke ground on the new location in spring 2023. Learn more: dccc.edu/southeast-campus