San Joaquin Delta College.

San Joaquin Delta College

Stockton, CA2 year degree
Out-of-state tuition
Acceptance rate

About San Joaquin Delta College

San Joaquin Delta College is a public community college in Stockton, California. It was founded in 1935 as Stockton Junior College. With over 100 career and degree certificate programs, Delta College is a low-cost option for students in California's Central Valley wishing to learn a new trade, upgrade their skills, or earn transfer units to four-year colleges and universities. In 2019, Delta College was named the No. 1 community college in California and the No. 4 community college in the nation by personal finance website WalletHub.


  • Offers certificate, and associate degrees
  • 15,003 students
  • 0.07 faculty staff per student

Notable programs at San Joaquin Delta College

Visual and Performing Arts
Most popular degree

The most popular degrees are Visual and Performing Arts, Business, International Business, Journalism, Mass Communication and Media Studies, Computer Science, Mathematics, and Humanities.

Tuition and costs

Out-of-state undergraduate tuition (2017)
In-state undergraduate tuition (2017)

In 2017, the out-of-state cost of tuition at San Joaquin Delta College was $6,720, while for in-state students it was $1,104. After taking into account financial aid, the costs of books and supplies, room and board, and general living expenses, the average cost for out-of-state students was $1,465.

The average financial aid at San Joaquin Delta College is $7,109. After factoring this in, out-of-state students pay $-389 for undergraduate tuition on average.

Financial aid available at San Joaquin Delta College

Family Income Level

Average Discount

Of undergrads receive grants
Of undergrads receive federal loans

67% of undergraduate students at San Joaquin Delta College received grants or loans in 2017.

The average award discount is the ratio between the average grant or scholarship value, and the cost, which is the sum of out-of-state tuition, room, board, book, supplies, and other living expenses.

Average student living expenses at San Joaquin Delta College

Room & board
Books & supplies

The average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,854.

Diversity at San Joaquin Delta College

Ethnic Mix, 2017

Student Gender Mix, 2017