Del Mar College (DMC), founded in 1935, serves Corpus Christi and the Coastal Bend region near the Gulf Coast of south Texas. The college offers 50 university transfer programs and certificates in 80 occupational fields. In Fall 2009, the college had 12,070 students; 68% were students of color.
The college is a Title V Hispanic Serving Institution committed to providing educational opportunities to an underrepresented, academically and economically disadvantaged population. Fifty-nine percent of DMC students in Fall 2009 were Hispanic/Latino, and over half of the college's first-year, full time students received Pell grants.
IPEDS UNITID: 224350
Degree of Urbanization: City: Large
Geographic Region: Southwest (AZ NM OK TX)
Institution Size Category: 10,000 - 19,999
Carnegie Classification: Associate's--Public Rural-serving Large
Total Enrollment: 11,030
Full-time Enrollment: 3,313
Part-time Enrollment: 7,717
First-time Degree Seeking: 1,237
Part-time First-time Degree Seeking: 580
Black or African American Grouping: 0 to 20% Black
Hispanic/Latino Grouping: More than 25% Hispanic/Latino
Pell Recipients Grouping: 40.1% to 60% Pell Recipients