Chancellor's Welcome

Chancellor Steib Headshot

Hello! Welcome to Delgado Community College!

Delgado helps you achieve your educational goals, secure a satisfying career, and live happily and productively here in the greater New Orleans region. Our faculty and staff provide caring, personal attention and are always ready to help you improve your life.

Why choose Delgado? Many students seek to earn an associate degree to qualify for a career or transfer to a baccalaureate program. Others get basic or advanced technical training at Delgado to enter the workforce or earn a higher salary at a current job. Delgado provides on-target education and training for today’s in-demand jobs, making our college one of the most powerful forces driving the local and regional economy. When we say "Be in that number!" we mean be one of us, be successful, and be well employed.

Delgado, which celebrates its 100th anniversary in 2021, is one of the state’s largest and most diverse higher education institutions, serving over 15,000 degree-seeking and other students at seven convenient locations including our two newest: Delgado River City in Avondale and Delgado Sidney Collier in New Orleans. Many Delgado students take online courses as well, enabling them to overcome the challenges of busy lifestyles and geographic distance.

There is something for everyone at Delgado, whatever your background or interests: Study health care, nursing, technology, business, science and math, communication, arts and humanities, or get technical training. With options including short-term training programs, industry-based certifications, associate degrees, adult education, or continuing education, you’ll find what you need to get where you want to be. This is education that works--for you.

Congratulations on taking the first step toward a rewarding new life experience. Please explore the Delgado website to learn about our programs of study and our workforce development initiatives. Call us for additional information at 504-671-5000 or email us anytime at And before you do anything else, take a few minutes to watch this video.

Thank you, and best wishes for success!

Larissa Littleton-Steib, Ph.D.
Delgado Community College