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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 live in the state can take advantage of in-state tuition averaging $14,517 a year, while students from out-of-state may pay a higher average tuition of $18,665 a 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
$14,280 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 24,120 students at UD in total, 19,956 of which are undergraduates, and of those, 18,355 are full-time. It takes the average UD undergraduate about 4.2 years to complete their degree.

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

53% of UD students take out loans to afford college costs. The average amount of student loans 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%!

Students who graduate from UD with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $46,700 during the early years of their career after graduation.

#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 14,786 students at Wilmington University in total, 9,042 of which are undergraduates, and of those, 3,433 are full-time. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 13 to 1.

Approximately 83% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The average amount of student loans 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%!

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
$4,945 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 13,895 students at Delaware Tech in total, 4,629 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 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%.

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $25,500 during the early-career years.

#4

Delaware State University

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

There are 4,586 students at Del State in total, 4,208 of which are undergraduates, and of those, 3,678 are full-time. 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.

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

The total student population at Goldey - Beacom College is 1,493, of which 739 students are undergraduates and of those, 655 are full-time. 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%. Of the accepted students, 42% 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. The student loan default rate of 6.0% means most graduates are not struggling to pay off their loans.

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 128 full-time undergraduates at Dawn Career Institute, and 128 students altogether. 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 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

There are 1,229 undergraduates at Wesley College, of which 1,129 are full-time, and there are 1,351 students altogether. The average graduation time for an undergraduate student at Wesley College is 4.4 years.

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.

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%.

Students who graduate from Wesley College with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $30,200 during the early years of their career after graduation.

#8

Polytech Adult Education

Woodside, Delaware
Public Public vs. Private
176 Yearly Degrees

The total student population at Polytech Adult Education is 317, which includes 31 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 111 full-time undergraduates at Harris School of Business-Wilmington Campus, and 158 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 typical student loan amount 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 148 full-time undergraduates at Harris School of Business-Dover Campus, and 204 students altogether. 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 average amount of student loans 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%.

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from Harris School of Business-Dover Campus is $21,100.

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 123, which includes 80 full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 15 to 1.

Approximately 80% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The average amount of student loans is $5,996 a year. The school reports a student loan default rate of 1.5% which is much lower than the average 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
$13,515 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 292 undergraduates at Strayer University - Delaware, of which 22 are full-time, and there are 351 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

The total student population at Paul Mitchell the School Delaware is 127, which includes 106 full-time undergraduates. 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 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 49 full-time undergraduates at Delaware Learning Institute of Cosmetology, and 49 students altogether. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 7 to 1.

Approximately 63% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The typical student loan amount 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 26, which includes 13 full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 14 to 1.

Roughly 62% of students at Hair Academy School of Barbering & Beauty take out loans to pay for college. 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 118, which includes 105 full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 8 to 1.

About 79% of students who apply get accepted. 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%.

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
$8,200 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 65 students at Beebe School of Nursing in total, 65 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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