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18 Colleges
14,956 Yearly Graduations
$58,479 Avg 4-Year Tuition (In-State)
$28,149 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 are able to take advantage of in-state tuition will only pay an average of $14,620 per year to get their degree at a college in Delaware, while out of state students will pay an average of $18,866 per year.

An estimated 70% of college students in Delaware take out loans, with the average loan amount being $7,037 per year.

Learn more about the most popular schools below:

#1

University of Delaware

Newark, Delaware
Public Public vs. Private
6,479 Yearly Degrees
$14,660 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 23,613 students at UD in total, 19,328 of which are undergraduates, and of those, 17,912 are full-time. The average graduation time for an undergraduate student at UD is 4.1 years.

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

Approximately 54% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The average amount of student loans is $10,272 a year. The school reports a student loan default rate of 2.4% 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 14,769 students at Wilmington University in total, 9,421 of which are undergraduates, and of those, 3,107 are full-time. The average graduation time for an undergraduate student at Wilmington University 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 8.9% means most graduates are not struggling to pay off their loans.

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 12,955 students at Delaware Tech in total, 4,307 are 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 average amount of student loans is $3,436 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 14.3% 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
$8,358 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 4,131 undergraduates at Del State, of which 3,617 are full-time, and there are 4,739 students altogether. The average graduation time for an undergraduate student at Del State is 4.5 years.

The school doesn’t accept everyone who applies - it has an acceptance rate of 39%. Around 28% of accepted students are men, and 72% are women.

73% of Del State students take out loans to afford college costs. The typical student loan amount is $7,214 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 14.3% 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
$25,500 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 1,184 students at Goldey - Beacom College in total, 676 of which are undergraduates, and of those, 615 are full-time. 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%. Around 47% of accepted students are men, and 53% are women.

61% of Goldey - Beacom College students take out loans to afford college costs. The typical student loan amount is $4,577 a year. The student loan default rate of 10.0% 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 $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 224 full-time undergraduates at Dawn Career Institute, and 224 students altogether. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 12 to 1.

92% of Dawn Career Institute students take out loans to afford college costs. The typical student loan amount is $6,354 a year. The school reports a student loan default rate of 7.8% which is much lower than the average rate of 10.8%!

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

#7

Wesley College

Dover, Delaware
Private not-for-profit Public vs. Private
252 Yearly Degrees
$27,284 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 813 undergraduates at Wesley College, of which 763 are full-time, and there are 917 students altogether. For undergraduates at Wesley College, the average graduation time 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 average amount of student loans is $7,318 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 16.2% 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 351 students at Polytech Adult Education in total, 31 are full-time undergraduates. Polytech Adult Education has a freshman retention rate of 95%, which is a good sign that once students arrive at the school, they want to stay.

Private for-profit Public vs. Private
119 Yearly Degrees

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $22,900 during the early-career years.

Private for-profit Public vs. Private
100 Yearly Degrees

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 17.2% 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 116, which includes 66 full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 14 to 1.

80% of Schilling-Douglas School of Hair Design LLC students take out loans to afford college costs. The average amount of student loans is $4,916 a year. Schilling-Douglas School of Hair Design LLC has a 5.1% student default rate. This is excellent when you compare it to the national 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 394 students at Strayer University - Delaware in total, 357 of which are undergraduates, and of those, 24 are full-time. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 28 to 1.

The student loan default rate of 11.3% 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.

Private for-profit Public vs. Private
52 Yearly Degrees

There are 114 students at Paul Mitchell the School Delaware in total, 95 are full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 17 to 1.

83% of Paul Mitchell the School Delaware students take out loans to afford college costs. The average amount of student loans is $10,180 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 17.0% which is higher than the national average of 10.8%.

Private for-profit Public vs. Private
37 Yearly Degrees

The total student population at Delaware Learning Institute of Cosmetology is 54, which includes 54 full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 9 to 1.

Approximately 72% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The typical student loan amount is $4,793 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 12.2% which is higher than the national average of 10.8%.

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

There are 21 full-time undergraduates at Hair Academy School of Barbering & Beauty, and 32 students altogether. The freshman retention rate at Hair Academy School of Barbering & Beauty is 86%, which is great when compared to the national average of 68%.

Approximately 77% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The typical student loan amount is $9,500 a year.

#17

Delaware College of Art and Design

Wilmington, Delaware
Private not-for-profit Public vs. Private
25 Yearly Degrees
$25,800 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 95 full-time undergraduates at DCAD, and 107 students altogether. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 10 to 1.

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

75% of DCAD students take out loans to afford college costs. The typical student loan amount is $11,308 a year. The school reports a student loan default rate of 7.4% which is much lower than the average rate 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 78 full-time undergraduates at Beebe School of Nursing, and 78 students altogether. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 6 to 1.

The school reports a student loan default rate of 4.1% which is much lower than the average rate of 10.8%!

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