About Us

About Us

Del Mar College educates recent high school graduates, adult learners and dual credit students on two campuses, two education centers and through online and offsite instruction. The College matches the culture of the Texas Coastal Bend community by serving students in a range of ages, ethnic origins and educational pursuits. Most students attend part time and benefit from receiving some form of financial aid. Nearly half are age 25 or older and women slightly outnumber the men.

History and Tradition

Del Mar College has prepared more than 750,000 credit and noncredit students to achieve their dreams since 1935. College alumni have completed bachelors and advanced degrees or entered the career world. DMC diplomas and certificates hang on the walls of professionals who are leaders in business, industry, health care, creative arts, finance, science, communications and technology around the globe.

Educating students from across South Texas for more than 75 years has produced rich institutional history and time-honored traditions. See for yourself and learn more about Del Mar College:


Our 75th Anniversary Commencement Program features 75 years worth of fun facts and historic achievements that have put Del Mar College on the map.

Hall of Fame

Del Mar College's Hall of Fame represents a distinguished group of more than 370 student inductees whose leadership skills and high academic standards have been officially recognized by the College since 1949. These student leaders' framed photographs and list of achievements are displayed on the first and second floors of the Harvin Student Center on the East Campus.

Wall of Honor

Over the past 16 years, the Del Mar College Former Students' Association has paid tribute to the distinguished achievements and services of 81 alumni by inducting them into Del Mar College's prestigious Wall of Honor. Located on the first floor of the Harvin Student Center on the East Campus, the Wall of Honor serves as a place to honor these distinguished former students who have made their mark with local, regional and national achievements that cover a variety of professions.

Page last updated December 11, 2017.