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8 Colleges
13,575 Yearly Graduations
$49,379 Avg 4-Year Tuition (In-State)
$27,830 Avg 4-Year Student Loan

Delaware ranked #45 in the nation for degrees handed out in 2021. Around 13,575 students received some type of diploma that year. Delaware colleges offer students average in-student tuition of $12,345 per year, while students attending fron out-of-state may pay something more like $17,865 per year.

About 63% of students who go to college in this state take out loans, with the average yearly loan amount being $6,958 per year.

Learn more about the most popular schools below:

#1

University of Delaware

Newark, Delaware
Public Public vs. Private
6,312 Yearly Degrees
$15,020 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 19,328 undergraduates at UD, of which 17,912 are full-time, and there are 23,613 students altogether. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 15 to 1.

About 66% of students who apply get accepted. Of the accepted students, 39% are men and 61% are women.

54% of UD students take out loans to afford college costs. The typical student loan amount is $10,272 a year. The school reports a student loan default rate of 2.1% which is much lower than the average rate of 10.8%!

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from UD is $57,091.

#2

Wilmington University

New Castle, Delaware
Private not-for-profit Public vs. Private
3,857 Yearly Degrees
$11,760 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 9,421 undergraduates at Wilmington University, of which 3,107 are full-time, and there are 14,769 students altogether. For undergraduates at Wilmington University, the average graduation time is 4.6 years.

Approximately 61% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The average amount of student loans is $4,578 a year. The student loan default rate of 6.5% means most graduates are not struggling to pay off their loans.

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $42,573 during the early-career years.

Public Public vs. Private
1,779 Yearly Degrees
$4,945 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

The total student population at Delaware Technical Community College - Terry is 12,955, which includes 4,307 full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 13 to 1.

14% of Delaware Tech students take out loans to afford college costs. The typical student loan amount is $3,436 a year. The student loan default rate of 9.1% is very similar to the national average of 10.8%.

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $30,917 during the early-career years.

#4

Delaware State University

Dover, Delaware
Public Public vs. Private
774 Yearly Degrees
$8,358 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

The total student population at Delaware State University is 4,739, of which 4,131 students are undergraduates and of those, 3,617 are full-time. The average graduation time for an undergraduate student at Del State is 4.5 years.

About 39% of students who apply get accepted. Of the accepted students, 28% are men and 72% are women.

Approximately 73% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The typical student loan amount is $7,214 a year. The student loan default rate of 11.2% is very similar to the national average of 10.8%.

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $35,178 during the early-career years.

#5

Goldey - Beacom College

Wilmington, Delaware
Private not-for-profit Public vs. Private
475 Yearly Degrees
$12,750 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 676 undergraduates at Goldey - Beacom College, of which 615 are full-time, and there are 1,184 students altogether. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 19 to 1.

The school doesn’t accept everyone who applies - it has an acceptance rate of 55%. Of the accepted students, 47% are men and 53% are women.

Approximately 61% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The typical student loan amount is $4,577 a year. The student loan default rate of 9.3% is very similar to the national average of 10.8%.

Students who graduate from Goldey - Beacom College with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $41,321 during the early years of their career after graduation.

#6

Wesley College

Dover, Delaware
Private not-for-profit Public vs. Private
285 Yearly Degrees

There are 813 undergraduates at Wesley College, of which 763 are full-time, and there are 917 students altogether. The average graduation time for an undergraduate student at Wesley College is 4.5 years.

About 59% of students who apply get accepted. Around 45% of accepted students are men, and 54% are women.

Roughly 100% of students at Wesley College take out loans to pay for college. The typical student loan amount is $7,318 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 14.4% which is higher than the national average of 10.8%.

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $34,960 during the early-career years.

#7

Strayer University - Delaware

Newark, Delaware
Private for-profit Public vs. Private
55 Yearly Degrees
$13,515 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

The total student population at Strayer University - Delaware is 394, of which 357 students are undergraduates and of those, 24 are full-time. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 28 to 1.

The school reports a student loan default rate of 8.6% which is much lower than the average rate of 10.8%!

Students who graduate from Strayer University - Delaware with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $30,628 during the early years of their career after graduation.

#8

Delaware College of Art and Design

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

The total student population at Delaware College of Art and Design is 107, which includes 95 full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 10 to 1.

About 64% of students who apply get accepted. Of the accepted students, 20% are men and 80% are women.

Roughly 75% of students at DCAD take out loans to pay for college. The typical student loan amount is $11,308 a year. The student loan default rate of 6.3% means most graduates are not struggling to pay off their loans.

Students who graduate from DCAD with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $26,848 during the early years of their career after graduation.

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