Delgado Community College has been ranked among the 50 best online community colleges nationwide by Best Value Schools. The ranking was published on the organization's website in November.
Delgado Community College was ranked 45th nationwide.
This ranking was created using information from the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) and the National Center for Education Statistics' College Navigator database. The top 50 schools (one from each state) were selected and ranked based on points awarded in the following categories:
- Selection of Online Degrees and Certificates
- Retention Rate
- Graduation Rate
- Tuition and Fees
Founded in 1921, Delgado Community College is Louisiana's largest and oldest community college. As a fully accredited two-year college, Delgado offers more than 100 different programs of study, plus technical training, professional development and continuing education offerings. There are seven Delgado locations in the greater New Orleans region, including Metairie and the West Bank.
"Delgado provides on-target education and training for today's in-demand jobs," said Joan Davis, Delgado chancellor. "We are incredibly proud to be named one of the 50 best online community colleges in the country."
The entrepreneurship certificate, on the other hand, offers guidance on how to successfully start and maintain a new business--especially through the difficult startup period. Read more about the school at the following link: http://www.dcc.edu/academics/onlineclassroom/default.aspx
Best Value Schools researches and provides objective, accurate and up-to-date facts about colleges and universities that deliver the best overall value for the educational dollar. The site addresses relevant and important topics, including financial aid and assistance, support and service for the student, and ROI. Best Value Schools answers frequently asked questions and offers tips and information related to college savings and more. Read the full article at the following link: https://www.bestvalueschools.com/online-community-colleges/