Cost Comparison

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Annual Tuition Comparison Between Delaware County Community College and Local Four-Year Schools. Delaware County Non-Sponsors (PA Residents) $5,3424, Sponsors $2,712, West Chester University (4 year state) $9,720, Temple University (4 year state-related) $15,384, Neumann University (4 year private) $27,340, Widener University (4 year private) $42,034, Villanova University (4 year private) $48,610, Immaculata University ($34,410), Penn State Brandywine (4 year state-related) $13,174, Harcum College (2 year private) $22,600 

Earning an associate degree at Delaware County Community College and then transferring to a four-year school not only sets you up for academic success, it also ensures you are getting the best value for your education. As you can see in the above chart, you can save thousands of dollars on tuition and start your path to a bachelor’s degree without breaking the bank.

For individuals looking to earn college credit while still in high school, the College's High School Dual Enrollment program offers additional tuition savings. Visit dccc.edu/highschool for more information.

Sources: Individual institution websites. Based on in-state residency.
Cost Per Year: Based on average full-time undergraduate; 12 credit hours per semester for 2016-17 academic year (tuition only).

* Residents of the 12 school districts that provide financial support for the College pay significantly reduced tuition. Those districts are: Chester-Upland, Garnet Valley (residents of Bethel Township), Haverford, Interboro, Radnor, Ridley, Rose Tree Media, Southeast Delco, Springfield, Upper Darby, Wallingford-Swarthmore (residents of Swarthmore and Rutledge) and William Penn.