Why Choose Delgado?


Two-thirds of our students are enrolled in programs which prepare them for a career or helps them advance in their present career. The other third is enrolled in programs which prepare students to transfer to four-year institutions. In a recent survey of new freshmen, 44% said they chose Delgado because the college offered a specific program of study. About 25% cited Delgado's affordable tuition as the primary reason for their choice.

• If you are in the Louisiana TOPS Opportunity Award program, you can start your bachelor's degree goal at Delgado, and then transfer to another four year college or university. Or, if you are in the TOPS Technical Award program, you can complete your career program at Delgado, and then pursue employment immediately.

• Are you applying for financial aid? Some 70% of Delgado students receive financial aid.

• If you are looking for personal attention, Delgado's Student-Faculty ratio is 25 students per 1 instructor. Our average class size is about 20 students.

• You can get on the fast track for a good paying job in a little as two years with an associate degree or certificate from one of Delgado's more than 70 different programs of study in technology, health sciences, business, arts and humanities, sciences and math.

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