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8 Colleges
14,821 Yearly Graduations
$61,436 Avg 4-Year Tuition (In-State)
$26,443 Avg 4-Year Student Loan

In terms of yearly graduations, Delaware is ranked #44 in the country with 14,821 degrees handed out in 2018. The average in-state tuition for students attending college in Delaware is $15,359 a year, while the average out-of-state tuition is $19,908 a year.

An estimated 64% of college students in Delaware take out loans, with the average loan amount being $6,611 per year.

Learn more about the most popular schools below:

#1

University of Delaware

Newark, Delaware
Public Public vs. Private
6,253 Yearly Degrees
$32,886 Yearly Tuition (In-State

There are 18,195 full-time undergraduates at U of Delaware, and 23,774 students altogether. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 15 to 1.

The school doesn’t accept everyone who applies - it has an acceptance rate of 63%. Of the accepted students, 40% 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 2.8% 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
5,076 Yearly Degrees
$8,586 Yearly Tuition (In-State

There are 14,170 students at Wilmington University in total, 3,035 of which are full-time undergraduates. For undergraduates at Wilmington University, the average graduation time is 4.7 years.

Approximately 83% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The typical student loan amount is $4,332 a year. The student loan default rate of 9.3% is very similar to the national average of 10.8%.

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

Public Public vs. Private
1,709 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.

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%.

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
737 Yearly Degrees
$5,160 Yearly Tuition (In-State

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

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

76% of Del State students take out loans to afford college costs. The average amount of student loans is $7,382 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 13.3% 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
674 Yearly Degrees
$19,710 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.

The school doesn’t accept everyone who applies - it has an acceptance rate of 52%. Around 42% of accepted students are men, and 58% are women.

Roughly 54% of students at Goldey - Beacom College take out loans to pay for college. The average amount of student loans is $5,316 a year. The student loan default rate of 11.7% is very similar to the national average of 10.8%.

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from Goldey - Beacom College is $35,700.

#6

Wesley College

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

There are 1,303 full-time undergraduates at Wesley College, and 1,561 students altogether. 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.

Roughly 87% of students at Wesley College take out loans to pay for college. The average amount of student loans is $6,756 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%.

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

#7

Strayer University - Delaware

Newark, Delaware
Private for-profit Public vs. Private
68 Yearly Degrees
$14,790 Yearly Tuition (In-State

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

The student loan default rate of 10.6% 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.

#8

Delaware College of Art and Design

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

There are 135 full-time undergraduates at DCAD, and 143 students altogether. 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.

Roughly 79% of students at DCAD take out loans to pay for college. The average amount of student loans is $9,813 a year. The student loan default rate of 11.8% is very similar to the national average of 10.8%.

Students who graduate from DCAD with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $24,000 during the early years of their career after graduation.

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