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Colleges / San Joaquin Delta College

About Delta

San Joaquin Delta College is a public school in an urban setting in Stockton, California. Delta was founded in 1935 and now enrolls around 22,906 students a year, including 18,102 undergrads.

The institution spends around $3,500 for each full-time student enrolled. There are 27 Delta undergrads for each full-time professor.

2021 Delta Admissions Facts At-a Glance
Academic Calendar Semester
In-State Tuition $1,104
Out-of-State $6,672

2022 Delta Regular Decision Application Deadline

Delta Early Admission

San Joaquin Delta College does not offer early decision or early action.

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Delta Acceptance Rate

It is not competitive to get into Delta. The acceptance rate at Delta is 0%.

Delta Waitlist

Delta reports that no students were waitlisted or admitted off the waitlist in the most recent year.

How Do I Get Into San Joaquin Delta College?

Delta is considered not competitive to get into. Every admissions committee has a different way of evaulating applicants, but most look at a combination of grades, test scoes, activities, as well as essays and recommendations. To apply to Delta, applicants must submit the following items.

Delta Application Requirements

GPA and Test Scores for Delta

Visit the Admissions tab above for more on how to apply to Delta.

Is Delta Test Optional?

Delta does not have a test optional admissions policy. Test optional schools allow students to choose if they want to submit ACT or SAT scores with their applications or not.


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Dorms at Delta

Delta does not offer on-campus housing for students. Students must commute from home or find their own housing.

Click the Student Life tab above to learn more about the student body and campus life at Delta.

Financial Aid at Delta

First-year students that attend Delta full-time are awarded $5,197 a year in financial aid, on average.

The 2022-2023 FAFSA Opened on October 1st, 2021

Some aid is available on a first-come, first-serve basis, so fill out the FAFSA early. Visit the FAFSA website to apply for student aid. Remember, the first F in FAFSA stands for FREE! You should never have to pay to submit the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA), so be very wary of anyone asking you for money.

Is Delta a Good School?

Different people have different ideas about what makes a "good" school. Acceptance rate and average GPA are good indicators of how competitive an institution is, but they don't tell you how happy or successful students are. There are a few statistics that can give you a good idea of how satisfied students are and how well a school supports its students.

Retention, graduation, and job placement statistics all give valuable information about the quality of the student experience, before and after graduation.

Retention and Graduation Rates at Delta

About 77% of students who start at Delta return for their second year of college.

The average six-year graduation rate for U.S. colleges and universities is 61% for public schools, and 67% for private, non-profit schools.

Job Outcomes and Debt for Delta Grads

Job placement and student debt statistics for recent graduates can give you a sense of the return on investment a school offers.

Based on this information, how does Delta sound? Remember, a school that is perfect for one person may be a terrible fit for someone else! So ask yourself: Is Delta a good school for you?

Applying to Delta for Fall 2022?

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Read on to find out more about the admissions requirements and deadlines, student life, academics, majors and more.

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Where is Delta?

Delta is located in the urban setting of Stockton, California, less than an hour from Sacramento.

If you want to see Delta for yourself, plan a visit. The best way to reach campus is to take Interstate 5 to Stockton, or book a flight to the nearest airport, Stockton Metropolitan.

You can also take a virtual campus tour to get a sense of what Delta and Stockton are like without leaving home.

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College Info

5151 Pacific Avenue Stockton, CA 95207-6370

Campus Setting: Urban

Delta Application Deadline

First-Year Applications are Due

Continuous processing

Transfer Applications are Due

Continuous processing

The deadline for Fall first-year applications to Delta is Continuous processing.

The deadline for Fall transfer applications to Delta is Continuous processing.

Check the school website for more information about deadlines for specific programs or special admissions programs

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Delta Tuition & Fees

Tuition & Fees

$1,104

In State

$6,672

Out-of-State
Cost Breakdown
In State
Out-of-State
State Tuition
$1,104
$6,672
Fees
Unknown
Unknown
Housing
Unknown
Unknown
Books
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Student Life

Wondering what life at Delta is like? There are approximately 22,906 students enrolled at Delta, including 18,102 undergraduate students and 4,804 graduate students. 54% percent of students attend school full-time.

54%

Full Time

73%

Part Time

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Quick Facts

Total Enrollment

22,906

Campus Setting

Urban

Acceptance Rate

Unknown

Tuition and Fees

In State

$1,104

Out-of-State

$6,672

Fall Freshmen
Application Deadline

Continuous processing
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