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San Joaquin Delta College

Stockton, CA 2-Year Public
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About Delta

San Joaquin Delta College Overview

San Joaquin Delta College is a public school in the urban setting of Stockton, California. Delta was founded in 1935 and enrolls around 16,430 students per year year, including 16,430 undergraduate students.

Student Involvement at Delta

Interested in music or performing? Sing in a chorus or perform with one of Delta's theater groups.

Interested in journalism or communications? Delta students can write for the campus newspaper, host a radio show or be a producer for the student-run television channel.

Delta does not have any greek life opportunties.

Planning to play sports? Delta has many options for athletes. See them all and learn more about life at Delta on the Student Life page.

2022 Delta Facts At-A-Glance
Academic Calendar Semester
Early Decision Acceptance Rate ED not offered
Early Action Acceptance Rate EA not offered
In-State Tuition $1,104
Out-of-State $6,672
Average First-Year Financial Aid Package $3,957

Is Delta a Good School?


There is no one way to define a "good" college or university. Admissions criteria, acceptance rate and average GPA are good indicators of how competitive an institution is.

Let's take a closer look at these areas to get a clearer look at what Delta offers and if the school seems like the right college for you.

Retention and Graduation Rates at Delta

Retention refers to the number of students that stay enrolled at a school over time. This is a way to get a sense of how satisfied students are with their school experience, and if they have the support necessary to succeed in college.

Out of all the first-year, full-time undergrads who start at Delta, around 77% are still enrolled the next year. 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 for Delta Grads

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

Check with Delta directly, for information on any information on starting salaries for recent grads.

San Joaquin Delta College's Endowment

An endowment is the total value of a school's investments, donations, and assets. Endowment is not necessarily an indicator of the quality of a school, but it can give you a sense of how much money a college can afford to invest in expanding programs, improving facilities, and support students.

For more information about Delta's endowment, check with the school directly. The school spends $3,500 for each full-time student enrolled.

Tuition and Financial Aid at Delta

Tuition cost is another important factor when choose a college. Some colleges may have high tuition, but do a better job at meeting students' financial need.

First-year students that attend Delta full-time are awarded $3,957 a year in financial aid, on average.

The 2023-2024 FAFSA Opened on October 1st, 2022

Some aid is available on a first-come, first-served 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.

Learn more about Tuition and Financial Aid at Delta.

Based on this information, how does Delta sound? Remember, a school that is perfect for one person may not be the right school for someone else! So ask yourself: Is Delta a good school for you?

If San Joaquin Delta College seems like a school you want to apply to, click the heart button to save it to your college list.


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Where is San Joaquin Delta College Located?

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

If you are interested in seeing Delta for yourself, be sure to 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

Delta ACT Scores

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Delta SAT Scores

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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
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Housing
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Books
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Student Life

Wondering what life at Delta is like? There are approximately 16,430 students enrolled at Delta. 51% percent of students attend school full-time.

51%

Full Time

93%

Part Time

Data Source: IPEDs and Peterson's Databases © 2022 Peterson's LLC All rights reserved

Quick Facts

Total Enrollment

16,430

Campus Setting

Urban

Acceptance Rate

N.A.

Tuition and Fees

In State

$1,104

Out-of-State

$6,672

Fall Freshmen
Application Deadline

Continuous processing
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