About Del Mar College
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.