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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 terms of yearly graduations, Delaware is ranked #45 in the country with 14,956 degrees handed out in 2019. 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

The total student population at University of Delaware is 23,808, of which 19,678 students are undergraduates and of those, 18,378 are full-time. The average graduation time for an undergraduate student at UD is 4.2 years.

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

Approximately 53% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The typical student loan amount is $9,432 a year. UD has a 2.2% student default rate. This is excellent when you compare it to the national rate of 10.8%.

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

#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. It takes the average Wilmington University undergraduate about 4.7 years to complete their degree.

Roughly 83% of students at Wilmington University take out loans to pay for college. The typical student loan amount is $4,332 a year. The school reports a student loan default rate of 8.1% which is much lower than the average rate of 10.8%!

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

There are 4,110 full-time undergraduates at Delaware Tech, and 13,660 students altogether. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 13 to 1.

Approximately 16% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The typical student loan amount 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
$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. For undergraduates at Del State, the average graduation time 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
$24,780 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 1,327 students at Goldey - Beacom College in total, 731 of which are undergraduates, and of those, 667 are full-time. The average graduation time for an undergraduate student at Goldey - Beacom College is 4.3 years.

The school doesn’t accept everyone who applies - it has an acceptance rate of 52%. Of the accepted students, 42% 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. 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

The total student population at Dawn Career Institute LLC is 304, which includes 304 full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 7 to 1.

Roughly 93% of students at Dawn Career Institute take out loans to pay for college. 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%.

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $20,000 during the early-career years.

#7

Wesley College

Dover, Delaware
Private not-for-profit Public vs. Private
252 Yearly Degrees
$26,756 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 1,035 undergraduates at Wesley College, of which 976 are full-time, and there are 1,151 students altogether. It takes the average Wesley College undergraduate about 4.4 years to complete their degree.

About 62% of students who apply get accepted. Of the accepted students, 43% are men and 57% are women.

Approximately 87% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The average amount of student loans 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%.

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from Wesley College is $30,200.

#8

Polytech Adult Education

Woodside, Delaware
Public Public vs. Private
176 Yearly Degrees

There are 313 students at Polytech Adult Education in total, 32 are full-time undergraduates.

Approximately 58% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The average amount of student loans is $6,561 a year.

Private for-profit Public vs. Private
119 Yearly Degrees

There are 167 students at Harris School of Business-Wilmington Campus in total, 109 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%.

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from Harris School of Business-Wilmington Campus is $22,900.

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.

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

There are 112 students at Schilling-Douglas School of Hair Design LLC in total, 69 are full-time undergraduates. 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.

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from Schilling-Douglas School of Hair Design LLC is $19,200.

#13

Strayer University - Delaware

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

There are 352 undergraduates at Strayer University - Delaware, of which 17 are full-time, and there are 404 students altogether. 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%.

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $33,100 during the early-career years.

Private for-profit Public vs. Private
52 Yearly Degrees

There are 93 full-time undergraduates at Paul Mitchell the School Delaware, and 112 students altogether. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 17 to 1.

Roughly 78% of students at Paul Mitchell the School Delaware take out loans to pay for college. The average amount of student loans 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 typical student loan amount 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 10 full-time undergraduates at Hair Academy School of Barbering & Beauty, and 19 students altogether. Students tend to stick around at Hair Academy School of Barbering & Beauty. The freshman retention rate is 87%.

Roughly 62% of students at Hair Academy School of Barbering & Beauty take out loans to pay for college. 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
$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.

About 79% of students who apply get accepted. Around 32% of accepted students 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. This school’s student loan default rate of 10.0% is close 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.

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

There are 70 students at Beebe School of Nursing in total, 70 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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