San Joaquin Delta College: Narrative Description

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5151 Pacific Ave.
Stockton, CA 95207-6370
Tel: (209)954-5151
Admissions: (209)954-5635
Fax: (209)954-5600
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District-supported, 2-year, coed. Part of California Community College System. Awards certificates, transfer associate, and terminal associate degrees. Founded 1935. Setting: 165-acre urban campus with easy access to Sacramento. Educational spending 2003-04: $3500 per student. Total enrollment: 17,131. Student-undergrad faculty ratio is 33:1. 22,118 applied, 100% were admitted. Full-time: 6,668 students, 56% women, 44% men. Part-time: 10,463 students, 61% women, 39% men. Students come from 15 states and territories, 1% Native American, 25% Hispanic, 9% black, 19% Asian American or Pacific Islander, 0.5% international, 40% 25 or older. Retention: 25% of full-time freshmen returned the following year. Core. Calendar: semesters. Academic remediation for entering students, ESL program, services for LD students, advanced placement, honors program, independent study, distance learning, summer session for credit, part-time degree program, adult/continuing education programs, co-op programs.

Entrance Requirements:

Open admission except special admit programs, i.e., nursing. Options: Common Application, electronic application, early admission, international baccalaureate accepted. Placement: Michigan Test of English Language Proficiency recommended. Entrance: noncompetitive. Application deadline: Rolling. Notification: continuous.

Costs Per Year:

Application fee: $0. State resident tuition: $0 full-time. Nonresident tuition: $5250 full-time, $175 per unit part-time. Mandatory fees: $780 full-time, $26 per unit part-time.

Collegiate Environment:

Orientation program. Drama-theater group, choral group, student-run newspaper, radio station. Social organizations: 25 open to all. Most popular organizations: Alpha Gamma Sigma, Fashion Club, International Club, Badminton Club. Major annual events: Diversity Events, Fashion Show, Cinco de Mayo. Student services: legal services, personal-psychological counseling. Campus security: 24-hour emergency response devices and patrols, late night transport-escort service. College housing not available. Goleman Library plus 1 other with 92,398 books, 605 serials, an OPAC, and a Web page. Operations spending 2003-04: $1.4 million. 400 computers available on campus for general student use. A campuswide network can be accessed from off-campus. Staffed computer lab on campus.

Community Environment:

See University of the Pacific.

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