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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. The average in-state tuition for students attending college in Delaware is $14,517 a year, while the average out-of-state tuition is $18,665 a year.

About 66% of students who go to college in this state take out loans, with the average yearly 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
$14,280 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 23,808 students at UD in total, 19,678 of which are undergraduates, and of those, 18,378 are full-time. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 15 to 1.

About 63% of students who apply get accepted. Of the accepted students, 40% are men and 60% are women.

Roughly 53% of students at UD 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%!

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $46,700 during the early-career years.

#2

Wilmington University

New Castle, Delaware
Private not-for-profit Public vs. Private
3,960 Yearly Degrees
$11,480 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 9,302 undergraduates at Wilmington University, of which 3,030 are full-time, and there are 14,730 students altogether. For undergraduates at Wilmington University, the average graduation time is 4.7 years.

83% of Wilmington University students take out loans to afford college costs. The typical student loan amount is $4,332 a year. The student loan default rate of 8.1% means most graduates are not struggling to pay off their loans.

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from Wilmington University is $36,800.

Public Public vs. Private
1,904 Yearly Degrees
$4,945 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

The total student population at Delaware Technical Community College - Terry is 13,660, which includes 4,110 full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 13 to 1.

Roughly 16% of students at Delaware Tech take out loans to pay for college. 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%.

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from Delaware Tech is $25,500.

#4

Delaware State University

Dover, Delaware
Public Public vs. Private
765 Yearly Degrees
$8,258 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

The total student population at Delaware State University is 4,768, of which 4,315 students are undergraduates and of those, 3,790 are full-time. It takes the average Del State undergraduate about 4.5 years to complete their degree.

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

Roughly 76% of students at Del State take out loans to pay for college. 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%.

Students who graduate from Del State with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $28,200 during the early years of their career after graduation.

#5

Goldey - Beacom College

Wilmington, Delaware
Private not-for-profit Public vs. Private
562 Yearly Degrees
$24,780 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

The total student population at Goldey - Beacom College is 1,327, of which 731 students are undergraduates and of those, 667 are full-time. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 20 to 1.

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

Approximately 54% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The average amount of student loans is $5,316 a year. The student loan default rate of 6.0% means most graduates are not struggling to pay off their loans.

Students who graduate from Goldey - Beacom College with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $35,700 during the early years of their career after graduation.

#6

Dawn Career Institute LLC

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

There are 304 students at Dawn Career Institute in total, 304 are full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 7 to 1.

93% of Dawn Career Institute students take out loans to afford college costs. The typical student loan amount 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
$26,756 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

The total student population at Wesley College is 1,151, of which 1,035 students are undergraduates and of those, 976 are full-time. It takes the average Wesley College undergraduate about 4.4 years to complete their degree.

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

Approximately 87% of the students who attend this school take out loans. 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

The total student population at Polytech Adult Education is 313, which includes 32 full-time undergraduates.

58% of Polytech Adult Education students take out loans to afford college costs. The average amount of student loans is $6,561 a year.

Private for-profit Public vs. Private
119 Yearly Degrees

There are 109 full-time undergraduates at Harris School of Business-Wilmington Campus, and 167 students altogether. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 44 to 1.

48% of Harris School of Business-Wilmington Campus students take out loans to afford college costs. 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 194 students at Harris School of Business-Dover Campus in total, 133 are full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 22 to 1.

Roughly 61% of students at Harris School of Business-Dover Campus take out loans to pay for college. 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%.

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $21,100 during the early-career years.

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

There are 69 full-time undergraduates at Schilling-Douglas School of Hair Design LLC, and 112 students altogether. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 15 to 1.

Roughly 80% of students at Schilling-Douglas School of Hair Design LLC take out loans to pay for college. The typical student loan amount is $5,996 a year. The student loan default rate of 1.5% means most graduates are not struggling to pay off their loans.

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
$13,515 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 404 students at Strayer University - Delaware in total, 352 of which are undergraduates, and of those, 17 are full-time. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 17 to 1.

This school’s student loan default rate of 10.4% is close to the national average of 10.8%.

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from Strayer University - Delaware is $33,100.

Private for-profit Public vs. Private
52 Yearly Degrees

The total student population at Paul Mitchell the School Delaware is 112, which includes 93 full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 17 to 1.

Approximately 78% of the students who attend this school take out loans. 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 64 full-time undergraduates at Delaware Learning Institute of Cosmetology, and 64 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.

Students who graduate from Delaware Learning Institute of Cosmetology with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $24,200 during the early years of their career after graduation.

Private for-profit Public vs. Private
26 Yearly Degrees

There are 19 students at Hair Academy School of Barbering & Beauty in total, 10 are full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 14 to 1.

62% of Hair Academy School of Barbering & Beauty students take out loans to afford college costs. The average amount of student loans is $6,213 a year.

#17

Delaware College of Art and Design

Wilmington, Delaware
Private not-for-profit Public vs. Private
25 Yearly Degrees
$25,770 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

The total student population at Delaware College of Art and Design is 135, which includes 123 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%. Of the accepted students, 32% are men and 68% are women.

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

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $24,000 during the early-career years.

Private not-for-profit Public vs. Private
21 Yearly Degrees
$8,200 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 70 full-time undergraduates at Beebe School of Nursing, and 70 students altogether. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 5 to 1.

Beebe School of Nursing has a 2.3% student default rate. This is excellent when you compare it to the national rate of 10.8%.

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