Delaware County Community College

Category: Community Colleges | State: Pennsylvania

About Delaware County Community College

Delaware County Community College is the center of educational opportunity in Delaware and Chester Counties in Southeastern Pennsylvania, with nine convenient locations. Founded in 1967, the College serves over 28,000 students annually, offering two-year associate degrees, both transfer and career preparation, along with 33 certificate programs for workforce development. Our STEM Complex offers state-of-the art facilities and is the provider of choice for community members, four-year partners and regional employers. The College is open door, welcoming all with a high school diploma or GED.
2017 Military Friendly® STATUS: Military Friendly®

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Financial Aid & Assistance

Graduation & Career

Military Student Support & Retention

Why attend Delaware County Community College

Military members can take advantage of the Colleges many services that support student success, including the Career and Counseling Center, tutoring, honors courses, career exploration and job placement services. Our affordable tuition makes paying for college easier, with or without the use of veterans benefits. In addition, credit for prior learning is a possibility for many military members, which can accelerate completion of their program of study. The Veterans Center on our Marple Campus provides a welcoming place for our student veterans. The newly renovated space is highly visible and provides a place for veterans to gather, complete VA forms, study, hold club meetings and seek assistance.

Ratings

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Undergraduate Graduate
In State Out of State In State Out of State
Tuition $2,712 $5,424 N/A N/A
Fees $1,384 $1,416 N/A N/A
Room N/A N/A N/A N/A
Board N/A N/A N/A N/A
Books $840 $840 N/A N/A
Other Expenses N/A N/A N/A N/A
Totals $4,936 $7,680 N/A N/A
  • Approved for Post 9/11 GI Bill
  • Armed Forces Tuition Assistance (TA) Funding
  • DOD Voluntary Education Partnership Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) for Tuition Assistance
  • Awards college credit for passing scores on CLEP exam
  • Awards college credit for passing scores on DSST exam
  • Award college credit for military training and experience according to the ACE recommendation guidelines
  • Participates in the Veterans Upward Bound program
  • Provide admissions events or special admissions information sessions customized for prospective students who are military service members
  • Tuition discounts specifically for military students
  • Additional scholarships specifically for military students and veterans
  • Compliant with Section 702 of the Veterans Access, Choice, and Accountability Act of 2014 ("Choice Act")
  • Active duty or reserve military student returns without penalty after deployment
  • Returning student receive reimbursement or remission of course fees
  • Offers evening programs
  • Offers accelerated courses (i.e., 6-8 weeks course completion time)
  • Financial aid counseling
  • Mental health counseling
  • Accommodations for military students with disabilities
  • Dedicated social space for gathering (e.g. a student lounge or veteran center) reserved specifically for military service members and veterans
  • Campus/social networking events planned specifically for veterans?
  • Specialized career guidance counseling or other programs to help military students identify careers to pursue
  • Industry-employer relationship programs available to active duty military students and veterans to assist with post-graduate employment outcomes