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Education at Wilmington University

Every education school has its own distinct culture and strengths. We've pulled together some statistics and other details to help you see how the education program at Wilmington University stacks up to those at other schools.

Wilmington University is located in New Castle, Delaware and approximately 14,769 students attend the school each year. In the 2020-2021 academic year, 128 students received a bachelor's degree in education from Wilmington University.

Want to know more about the career opportunities in this field? Check out the Careers in Education section at the bottom of this page.

Wilmington University Education Degrees Available

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Education
  • Master’s Degree in Education
  • Doctorate Degree in Education

Online Classes Are Available at Wilmington University

Don't have the time or the flexibility in your schedule to take traditional classes? Online courses may be the perfect solution for you. They allow independent learners to study when and where they want to while offering the rigor of in-person classes.

Wilmington University does offer online education options in education for the following degree levels for those interested in distance learning:

  • Associate’s Degree
  • Bachelor’s Degree
  • Master’s Degree

Wilmington University Education Rankings

Each year, College Factual ranks education programs across the country. The following shows how Wilmington University performed in these rankings.

Note: Although rankings can help you see some information about a school, it's not a good idea to depend on them alone. Be sure to check out other things about the school before making your decision to attend.

Bachelor’s Degree Overall Quality & Other Notable Rankings

The education major at Wilmington University is not ranked on College Factual’s Best Colleges and Universities for Education. This could be for a number of reasons, such as not having enough data on the major or school to make an accurate assessment of its quality.

Ranking Type Rank
Most Popular Education Doctor’s Degree Schools 27
Most Popular Online Education Bachelor’s Degree Schools 30
Best Value Education Schools 56
Most Focused Education Doctor’s Degree Schools 73
Best Education Bachelor’s Degree Schools 250
Most Focused Education Schools 289
Most Popular Education Associate Degree Schools 725

In 2021, 506 students received their master’s degree in education from Wilmington University. This makes it the #40 most popular school for education master’s degree candidates in the country.

There were 75 students who received their doctoral degrees in education, making the school the #27 most popular school in the United States for this category of students.

Education Student Demographics at Wilmington University

Take a look at the following statistics related to the make-up of the education majors at Wilmington University.

Wilmington University Education Bachelor’s Program

88% Women
19% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
The education program at Wilmington University awarded 128 bachelor's degrees in 2020-2021. About 12% of these degrees went to men with the other 88% going to women.


About 80% of those who receive a bachelor's degree in education at Wilmington University are white. This is above average for this degree on the nationwide level.

The following table and chart show the race/ethnicity for students who recently graduated from Wilmington University with a bachelor's in education.

Race/Ethnicity Number of Students
Asian 1
Black or African American 19
Hispanic or Latino 3
White 102
International Students 0
Other Races/Ethnicities 3

Wilmington University Education Master’s Program

79% Women
20% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
Of the 506 education students who graduated with a master's degree in 2020-2021 from Wilmington University, about 21% were men and 79% were women. Nationwide, master's degree programs only see 19% men graduate in education each year. Wilmington University does a better job at serving the male population as it supports 1% more men than average.


Of the students who received a education master's degree from Wilmington University, 77% were white. This is above average for this degree on the natiowide level.

The following table and chart show the race/ethnicity for students who recently graduated from Wilmington University with a master's in education.

Race/Ethnicity Number of Students
Asian 3
Black or African American 64
Hispanic or Latino 24
White 388
International Students 4
Other Races/Ethnicities 23

Wilmington University also has a doctoral program available in education. In 2021, 75 students graduated with a doctor's degree in this field.

Concentrations Within Education

If you plan to be a education major, you may want to focus your studies on one of the following concentrations. The table shows all degrees awarded in this field awarded for all degree levels at Wilmington University. A concentration may not be available for your level.

Concentration Annual Degrees Awarded
Educational Administration 225
General Education 123
Special Education 119
Teacher Education Grade Specific 87
Student Counseling 73
Teacher Education Subject Specific 42
Instructional Media Design 35
Teaching English or French 5

Careers That Education Grads May Go Into

A degree in education can lead to the following careers. Since job numbers and average salaries can vary by geographic location, we have only included the numbers for DE, the home state for Wilmington University.

Occupation Jobs in DE Average Salary in DE
Teacher Assistants 3,790 $31,400
Elementary School Teachers 3,780 $63,040
High School Teachers 2,650 $65,040
Middle School Teachers 2,650 $63,380
Preschool Teachers 2,150 $28,910


*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.

More about our data sources and methodologies.

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