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18 Colleges
14,956 Yearly Graduations
$58,068 Avg 4-Year Tuition (In-State)
$26,927 Avg 4-Year Student Loan

In 2019, 14,956 students received a degree from a college in Delaware, making it rank #45 in terms of graduations. Students who are able to take advantage of in-state tuition will only pay an average of $14,517 per year to get their degree at a college in Delaware, while out of state students will pay an average of $18,665 per year.

An estimated 66% of college students in Delaware take out loans, with the average loan amount being $6,732 per year.

Learn more about the most popular schools below:

#1

University of Delaware

Newark, Delaware
Public Public vs. Private
6,479 Yearly Degrees
$34,164 Yearly Tuition (In-State

There are 18,195 full-time undergraduates at U of Delaware, and 23,774 students altogether. The average graduation time for an undergraduate student at U of Delaware is 4.2 years.

The school doesn’t accept everyone who applies - it has an acceptance rate of 63%. Around 40% of accepted students are men, and 60% are women.

Roughly 53% of students at U of Delaware take out loans to pay for college. The typical student loan amount is $9,432 a year. The school reports a student loan default rate of 2.2% which is much lower than the average rate of 10.8%!

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from U of Delaware is $46,700.

#2

Wilmington University

New Castle, Delaware
Private not-for-profit Public vs. Private
3,960 Yearly Degrees
$8,784 Yearly Tuition (In-State

The total student population at Wilmington University is 14,170, of which 3,035 students are full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 13 to 1.

83% of Wilmington University students take out loans to afford college costs. The typical student loan amount is $4,332 a year. Wilmington University has a 8.1% student default rate. This is excellent when you compare it to the national rate of 10.8%.

Students who graduate from Wilmington University with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $36,800 during the early years of their career after graduation.

Public Public vs. Private
1,904 Yearly Degrees

The total student population at Delaware Technical Community College-Terry is 14,195, of which 4,731 students are full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 13 to 1.

16% of Delaware Tech students take out loans to afford college costs. The average amount of student loans is $3,245 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 13.4% which is higher than the national average of 10.8%.

Students who graduate from Delaware Tech with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $25,500 during the early years of their career after graduation.

#4

Delaware State University

Dover, Delaware
Public Public vs. Private
765 Yearly Degrees
$5,160 Yearly Tuition (In-State

There are 4,352 students at Del State in total, 3,571 of which are full-time undergraduates. The average graduation time for an undergraduate student at Del State is 4.5 years.

About 45% of students who apply get accepted. Around 30% of accepted students are men, and 70% are women.

Approximately 76% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The typical student loan amount is $7,382 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 13.6% which is higher than the national average of 10.8%.

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $28,200 during the early-career years.

#5

Goldey - Beacom College

Wilmington, Delaware
Private not-for-profit Public vs. Private
562 Yearly Degrees
$20,106 Yearly Tuition (In-State

There are 1,823 students at Goldey - Beacom College in total, 667 of which are full-time undergraduates. For undergraduates at Goldey - Beacom College, the average graduation time is 4.3 years.

About 52% of students who apply get accepted. Around 42% of accepted students are men, and 58% are women.

54% of Goldey - Beacom College students take out loans to afford college costs. The average amount of student loans is $5,316 a year. Goldey - Beacom College has a 6.0% student default rate. This is excellent when you compare it to the national rate of 10.8%.

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $35,700 during the early-career years.

#6

Dawn Career Institute LLC

Wilmington, Delaware
Private for-profit Public vs. Private
284 Yearly Degrees

There are 108 full-time undergraduates at Dawn Career Institute, and 108 students altogether. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 7 to 1.

Approximately 93% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The average amount of student loans is $8,305 a year. The student loan default rate of 9.2% is very similar to the national average of 10.8%.

Students who graduate from Dawn Career Institute with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $20,000 during the early years of their career after graduation.

#7

Wesley College

Dover, Delaware
Private not-for-profit Public vs. Private
252 Yearly Degrees
$10,800 Yearly Tuition (In-State

The total student population at Wesley College is 1,561, of which 1,303 students are full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 11 to 1.

The school doesn’t accept everyone who applies - it has an acceptance rate of 62%. Of the accepted students, 43% are men and 57% are women.

87% of Wesley College students take out loans to afford college costs. The typical student loan amount is $6,756 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 13.7% which is higher than the national average of 10.8%.

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $30,200 during the early-career years.

#8

Polytech-Adult-Education

Woodside, Delaware
Public Public vs. Private
176 Yearly Degrees

58% of students take out loans to afford college costs. The typical student loan amount is $6,561 a year.

Private for-profit Public vs. Private
119 Yearly Degrees

There are 219 students at Harris School of Business-Wilmington Campus in total, 175 of which are full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 44 to 1.

Roughly 48% of students at Harris School of Business-Wilmington Campus take out loans to pay for college. The average amount of student loans is $6,531 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 33.8% which is higher than the national average of 10.8%.

Students who graduate from Harris School of Business-Wilmington Campus with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $22,900 during the early years of their career after graduation.

Private for-profit Public vs. Private
100 Yearly Degrees

There are 226 students at Harris School of Business-Dover Campus in total, 163 of which are full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 22 to 1.

Approximately 61% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The typical student loan amount is $5,991 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 32.2% which is higher than the national average of 10.8%.

Students who graduate from Harris School of Business-Dover Campus with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $21,100 during the early years of their career after graduation.

Private for-profit Public vs. Private
74 Yearly Degrees

The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 8 to 1.

Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 13.3% which is higher than the national average of 10.8%.

Private for-profit Public vs. Private
64 Yearly Degrees

The total student population at Schilling-Douglas School of Hair Design LLC is 133, of which 73 students are full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 15 to 1.

80% of Schilling-Douglas School of Hair Design LLC students take out loans to afford college costs. The typical student loan amount is $5,996 a year. Schilling-Douglas School of Hair Design LLC has a 1.5% student default rate. This is excellent when you compare it to the national rate of 10.8%.

Students who graduate from Schilling-Douglas School of Hair Design LLC with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $19,200 during the early years of their career after graduation.

#13

Strayer University - Delaware

Newark, Delaware
Private for-profit Public vs. Private
56 Yearly Degrees
$14,940 Yearly Tuition (In-State

There are 320 students at Strayer University - Delaware in total, 27 of which are full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 17 to 1.

The student loan default rate of 10.4% is very similar to the national average of 10.8%.

Students who graduate from Strayer University - Delaware with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $33,100 during the early years of their career after graduation.

Private for-profit Public vs. Private
52 Yearly Degrees

The total student population at Paul Mitchell the School-Delaware is 103, of which 84 students are full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 17 to 1.

78% of Paul Mitchell the School-Delaware students take out loans to afford college costs. The typical student loan amount is $9,468 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 19.2% which is higher than the national average of 10.8%.

Private for-profit Public vs. Private
37 Yearly Degrees

There are 39 full-time undergraduates at Delaware Learning Institute of Cosmetology, and 39 students altogether. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 7 to 1.

63% of Delaware Learning Institute of Cosmetology students take out loans to afford college costs. The average amount of student loans is $5,637 a year.

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from Delaware Learning Institute of Cosmetology is $24,200.

Private for-profit Public vs. Private
26 Yearly Degrees

The total student population at Hair Academy School of Barbering & Beauty is 33, of which 25 students are full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 14 to 1.

Approximately 62% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The typical student loan amount is $6,213 a year.

#17

Delaware College of Art and Design

Wilmington, Delaware
Private not-for-profit Public vs. Private
25 Yearly Degrees

The total student population at Delaware College of Art and Design is 143, of which 135 students are full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 8 to 1.

The school doesn’t accept everyone who applies - it has an acceptance rate of 79%. Around 32% of accepted students are men, and 68% are women.

Approximately 79% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The typical student loan amount is $9,813 a year. This school’s student loan default rate of 10.0% is close to the national average of 10.8%.

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from DCAD is $24,000.

Private not-for-profit Public vs. Private
21 Yearly Degrees

The total student population at Margaret H Rollins School of Nursing at Beebe Medical Center is 59, of which 59 students are full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 5 to 1.

The student loan default rate of 2.3% means most graduates are not struggling to pay off their loans.

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