Delgado associate degrees require 60 or more credit hours. National data shows that students who complete 30 hours or more per year are more likely to graduate on time. Commit today!
Why Should I Think 30?
Earning 30 credits within your first year in college will provide major advantages. You will save money, and you will increase your chances of graduating.
Taking 30 credits per year can save you money. While you are in college, you are not just paying for the extra costs of college, but you are missing out on the opportunity to earn higher wages.
Opportunity cost data taken from "Do the Math" How Opportunity Costs Multiply Tuition" - Forbes, May 21, 2014. Tuition and fees calculated based on Spring 2017 catalog.
Increased Chance of Graduating
Taking 30 credits within your first year of college can really increase your chances of graduating on time.
How Do I Think 30?
1. Review the academic catalog and find your degree plan.
To see a list of programs that Delgado offers, visit the academic catalog, and click on Academic Programs by Division.
2. Meet with your advisor and get started.
Your academic advisor can help you plan which classes to take each semester. Learn more about advising.
3. Earn your degree in two years!
Congratulations on your accomplishment. Enjoy your new life as a college graduate!
Options for Graduating on Time
|Fall semester||Fall MiniMester||Spring Semester||Spring MiniMester||Summer Semester||Annual Total|
|Full-Time +||15||15||30 Credits|
|Full-Time With Summer||12||12||6||30 Credits|
|Full-Time With Minimester||12||3||12||3||30 Credits|
|Full and Part-Time Mixed||15||9||6||30 Credits|