Your child is graduating from high school. It’s a big deal.
They’re deciding their future, what it looks like and where it starts, and you want them to make the best decisions they can. We get it. We want to help.
Delta is known around the country as one of the nation’s leading community colleges. At Delta, students get a great education for a great price with the support they need to succeed.
They say you can’t be all things to all people, but at Delta we don’t believe that.
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There are a ton of reasons to choose Delta. Here’s a few:
- With the Michigan Transfer Agreement (MTA), your child can earn the first two years of her bachelor’s degree for less than half the cost of a university. She’ll get the same great education at Delta and, when she’s ready to transfer, her credits will transfer seamlessly. Up to 30 credits to any college in Michigan.
- At Delta, students get small classes (student to professor ratio: 18 to 1), professors who see their potential and resources to help them succeed. Delta professors are here to teach. And, they’re really good at it.
- The best part about Delta is that our students leave prepared for their next phase of life, no matter what that is.
If you or your child are worried about paying for college, Delta is a great choice. The cost to attend Delta is less than half the cost of a university. Last year, Delta students were awarded $34 million in financial aid with more than $870,00 in local scholarships. That’s a lot of money available to students!
And, if he needs a tuition payment plan to make it easier, that’s available, too.
No problem. We know it’s not always easy to figure out a career path.
Delta College has all kinds of tools to help students figure it out. Tools like Career Coach, MOIS (Michigan Occupational Information System), co-op opportunities and dedicated career counselors ready to help. And, at $99.50 per credit hour, students can afford to take a class or two to explore what’s out there and what they might be really good at.
The biggest advantage is simply dollars and cents, but that’s not the only reason.
Out of 1,200 community colleges in the country, Delta is ranked one of the top 150, known for innovation, community leadership, teaching excellence and personal attention to help each student reach his or her academic and career goals.
There are a lot of other great reasons, too. Like Delta’s commitment to sustainability that incorporates earth-friendly practices into every aspect of the college, even the curriculum. Service-learning is part of the curriculum, too. Delta students do good works and make a difference while earning college credit. And you wouldn’t believe how giving Delta students are – 105,000 community volunteer hours were given last year!
The Michigan Transfer Agreement makes transferring really easy. Thirty credits are guaranteed to transfer to the other colleges and universities in Michigan.
Delta also has 145 pre-approved transfer agreements with colleges and universities. When you follow a transfer agreement up to 120 credits transfer seamlessly.
Statistically speaking, students have a better chance of completing their bachelor’s degree if they already have one degree under their belt – their associate’s.
Good question. We don’t have an answer to that one.
Be an encouragement to your student as they embark on their new ventures into college life.
Help them take healthy chances like trying out a new club or taking a class they wouldn't otherwise take. This will help them decide what path is right for them and help them get involved in campus life.
Less than half the cost of a public university, with the same quality education.
95% of Delta grads give us an "A".
Half of Delta students receive some form of assistance.