Delaware County Community College, Serving Delaware and Chester Counties

Cost Comparison

Cost Comparison graphic

Annual Tuition Comparison Between Delaware County Community College and Local Four-Year Schools. Delaware County Community College (12 credits per semester), Non-Sponsors (PA Residents) $6,000, Sponsors $3,000, West Chester University (12-18 credits per semester) $7,716, Temple University College of Liberal Arts (12-18 credits per semester) $16,080, Neumann University (12-19 credits per semester) $31,500, Widener University (12-20 credits per semester) $47,770, Villanova University (9 credits or more per semester) $56,730, Immaculata University (up to 18 credits per semester) $26,900, Penn State Brandywine (12 credits or more per semester) $13,988, Harcum College (12-18 credits per semester) $26,000 

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 for more information.

Sources: Individual institution websites. Based on in-state residency.
Cost Per Year: Annual costs are based on full-time undergraduate tuition only (excluding fees) for Fall 2019 and Spring 2020 semesters and reflect the number of credits noted per semester. 

* 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.