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Schools in Delaware

The state of Delaware has 19 schools. It offers subjects such as fire science and management. While in 2010, institutions in this state enrolled 48,732 students in undergraduate programs, institutions in this Atlantic state had 9,410 students enrolled in graduate programs. 12,513 students graduated with degrees from Delaware institutions in 2010.

Overview

This state has two 4-year institutions, one community and technical college, the Delaware Technical and Community College-Owens, and 14 private institutions. Prospective students are offered 88 certificate programs, 172 associate's level programs, 262 bachelor's level programs, 142 programs at the master's level, and 40 programs at the doctorate level by institutions in Delaware and Delaware offers subjects such as computer networking and advanced nursing.

Tuition in Delaware varies depending on the school. Average in-state tuition at 4-year public institutions is $8,469 per year. Community and technical public colleges cost $2,942 every year. Tuition at Delaware private institutions ranges from $9,290 to $20,580 each year.

In order to offset the tuition cost, college students in Delaware get $1,136 per year. A majority of financial aid is loans. However, 44% of the financial aid is scholarships. 19% of the financial aid is institutional grants. In 2009, students were given $12,744,531 by institutions. Delaware institutions have a fairly diverse student population because about 60% of students are female, approximately 4% of students are over 24 years of age, and close to 42% of students are from a racial or ethnic minority background.

Women

60%

Men

40%

Age 18-24

87%

Age 25 & Up

10%

Student Enrollment in Delaware 2008-2010

The number of students who Delaware institutions had enrolled increased from 2008 to 2010. In particular, the number of undergraduate students went up by 3,981, while graduates went down by 102 students.

Student Enrollment in Delaware 2008-2010

  • Undergraduate 2008: 44751
  • Undergraduate 2009: 47232
  • Undergraduate 2010: 48732
  • Graduate 2008: 9512
  • Graduate 2009: 9569
  • Graduate 2010: 9410

Completed Degrees in Delaware

In 2010, 12,513 students graduated from certificate or degree programs in this state. About 47% of students graduated with bachelor degrees, while around 4% of students graduated with doctorate degrees.

Completed Degrees in Delaware

  • Certificate: 1859
  • Associates: 1711
  • Bachelors: 5937
  • Masters: 2476
  • Doctorate: 530

National VS Delaware Student Graduation Rate

Graduation rates for full-time first-time students in this state are higher than graduation rates for students around the United States.

National VS Delaware Student Graduation Rate

  • National Graduating Students: 1409453
  • National Non-Graduating Students: 1979609
  • Delaware Graduating Students: 4589
  • Delaware Non-Graduating Students: 5104

Top Delaware Jobs by Median Salary

Top Delaware Jobs by Median Salary

  • Obstetricians and Gynecologists: 246190
  • Surgeons: 217273
  • Anesthesiologists: 215960
  • Physicians and Surgeons, All Other: 215782
  • Chief Executives: 194888

Delaware Job Market

Delaware Job Market

  • Delaware Average Salary 2008: 45228
  • Delaware Average Salary 2009: 46265
  • Delaware Average Salary 2010: 46697
  • Delaware Employment Number 2008: 844985
  • Delaware Employment Number 2009: 821090
  • Delaware Employment Number 2010: 792800

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1. The Delaware College of Art and Design

600 N Market St
Wilmington, DE 19801-3007
(302) 622-8000

The Delaware College of Art and Design offers 11 programs. Specifically, this college offers students five certificates and six degrees at the associate's level. This college, which is near the center of the city, is in Wilmington, DE. This very small college is the only art college in Delaware.

2. The Schilling-Douglas School of Hair Design

70 Amstel Ave
Newark, DE 19711-7964
(302) 737-5100x101

The Schilling-Douglas School of Hair Design, which is 0.4 miles from the center of the city, is located in Newark, DE. It offers three programs. It offers three certificates to students. This vocational school is one of 7 vocational schools in Delaware.

3. Widener University - Delaware

4601 Concord Pike
Wilmington, DE 19803
(302) 477-2100

Widener University-Delaware, which is near the heart of downtown, is in Wilmington, DE. This school offers 16 programs. Specifically, it offers students five degrees at the associate's level, eight degrees at the bachelor's level, one master's level degree, and two degrees at the doctorate level.

4. The Dawn Career Institute Inc

3700 Lancaster Pike- Suite 105
Wilmington, DE 19805-1511
(302) 633-9075

The Dawn Career Institute Inc, which is 2.6 miles from the center of the city, is in Wilmington, DE. It offers ten programs. Students are offered ten certificates by this school. It is one of 7 vocational schools in Delaware.

5. The Academy of Massage and Bodywork

1218 Pulaski Hwy Ste 324
Bear, DE 19701
(302) 392-6768

The Academy of Massage and Bodywork, which is 0.5 miles from the heart of downtown, is in Bear, DE. It offers two programs. This vocational school offers two certificates to students. This school is one of 7 vocational schools in Delaware.

6. The Delaware Learning Institute of Cosmetology

32448 Royal Blvd. Suite A
Dagsboro, DE 19939
(302) 732-6704

The Delaware Learning Institute of Cosmetology, which is 0.7 miles from the center of the city, is in Dagsboro, DE. It offers five programs. This school offers students five certificates. This vocational school is one of 7 vocational schools in Delaware.

7. The Harris School of Business - Wilmington

1413 Foulk Road- Suite 100
Wilmington, DE 19803
(302) 478-8890

The Harris School of Business-Wilmington, which is 4.0 miles from the center of the city, is in Wilmington, DE. This school offers four programs. This school offers students four certificates. This vocational school is one of 7 vocational schools in Delaware.

8. Paul Mitchell The School - Delaware

1420 Pulaski Hwy
Newark, DE 19702
(302) 832-8418x102

Paul Mitchell The School-Delaware, which is near the center of the city, is located in Newark, DE and it offers one program. It is one of 7 vocational schools in Delaware.

9. Strayer University - Delaware

240 Continental Dr Ste 108
Newark, DE 19713
(888) 378-7293

Strayer University-Delaware, which is 4.8 miles from the heart of downtown, is in Newark, DE. It offers 25 programs. Specifically, this school offers four certificates to students, eight degrees at the associate's level, six bachelor's level degrees, and seven degrees at the master's level.

10. Wilmington University

320 Dupont Hwy
New Castle, DE 19720
(877) 967-5464

Wilmington University, which is 3.0 miles from the heart of downtown, is in New Castle, DE. This school offers 67 programs. Of those, it offers three associate's level degrees to students, 33 bachelor's level degrees, 30 master's level degrees, and one doctorate level degree.

11. Wesley College

120 N State St
Dover, DE 19901-3875
(302) 736-2300

Wesley College offers 37 programs. Specifically, students are offered three certificates by this school, five associate's level degrees, 23 bachelor's level degrees, and six master's level degrees. Wesley, which is 0.4 miles from the center of the city, is located in Dover, DE.

12. The Harris School of Business - Dover

97 Commerce Way Ste 105
Dover, DE 19901
(302) 674-8060

The Harris School of Business-Dover, which is near the heart of downtown, is in Dover, DE. It offers six programs. It offers six certificates to students. It is one of 7 vocational schools in Delaware.

13. The Beebe Hospital School of Nursing

424 Savannah Rd
Lewes, DE 19958
(302) 645-3251

The Beebe Hospital School of Nursing, which is 0.3 miles from the heart of downtown, is in Lewes, DE and this school offers one program. It is the only nursing school in Delaware.

14. Goldey-Beacom College - Beacom College

4701 Limestone Rd
Wilmington, DE 19808
(302) 225-6265

Goldey-Beacom College-Beacom College, which is 7.6 miles from the center of the city, is in Wilmington, DE. It offers 17 programs. Out of those, students are offered one certificate by this school, three associate's level degrees, eight bachelor's level degrees, and five master's level degrees.

15. Delaware State University

1200 N. Dupont Highway
Dover, DE 19901
(302) 857-6060

Delaware State University, which is near the heart of downtown, is located in Dover, DE. DESU offers 107 programs. Of those, Del State offers students 78 degrees at the bachelor's level, 26 master's level degrees, and three degrees at the doctorate level. DSU is one of 2 research universities in Delaware.

16. The University of Delaware

University of Delaware
Newark, DE 19716
(302) 831-2000

The University of Delaware offers 210 programs. More specifically, this university offers three associate's level degrees to students, 106 degrees at the bachelor's level, 67 master's level degrees, and 34 degrees at the doctorate level. UD, which is near the center of the city, is in Newark, DE. UD is one of 2 research universities in Delaware and the biggest institution in the state of Delaware.

17. The Delaware Technical and Community College - Owens

Route 18- Seashore Highway
Georgetown, DE 19947
(302) 856-5400

The Delaware Technical and Community College-Owens offers 64 programs. Out of those, it offers 19 certificates to students and 45 associate's level degrees. This college, which is near the center of the city, is in Georgetown, DE. This community college is the only community college in Delaware.

18. The Delaware Technical and Community College - Stanton-Wilmington

400 Stanton-Christiana Rd
Newark, DE 19702
(302) 454-3900

The Delaware Technical and Community College-Stanton-Wilmington, which is 5.2 miles from the heart of downtown, is in Newark, DE. It offers 72 programs. Specifically, students are offered 13 certificates by this school and 59 degrees at the associate's level. It is one of 2 technical colleges in Delaware and the third largest institution in the state of Delaware.

19. The Delaware Technical and Community College - Terry

100 Campus Drive
Dover, DE 19901
(302) 857-1000

The Delaware Technical and Community College-Terry, which is near the center of the city, is in Dover, DE. It offers 46 programs. Out of those, this school offers 11 certificates to students and 35 associate's level degrees. This school is one of 2 technical colleges in Delaware and the sixth largest institution in the state of Delaware.