Delaware Technical Community College has an open-door admissions policy limited only by the following criteria: a student must be a graduate from a valid high school (confirmed by the Registrar through the Financial Aid validation process) or the equivalent, or at least eighteen years of age and able to benefit from instruction.

Before enrollment in credit courses, award-seeking students are required to submit proof of high school or equivalent graduation or demonstrate through approved means the ability to benefit from the College's instructional programs.