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Nursing Schools in Delaware

There are nine schools in the state of Delaware offering nursing programs. 1,010 students graduated from programs at Delaware nursing schools in 2010. 330 of all these students graduated with bachelors degrees and 308 students graduated with certificates.

Overview

971 students graduate from programs in this state in nursing, on average, every year. Of those, 308 students graduated with nursing certificates, 247 with an associate's level degree, 330 with a degree at the bachelor's level, and 125 with a degree at the master's level.

Nine nursing schools are in Delaware. Of these, while five schools are public, four schools are private. While public nursing school tuition varies from $6,731 to $10,208, tuition at a private nursing school varies from $9,290 to $20,580.

Average tuition for programs in nursing is $9,922. While the highest tuition for nursing programs, which is $20,580 per year, is at Wesley College, the lowest tuition in this eastern state, which is $6,731 per year, is at Delaware State University.

Nursing schools in this state offer certificates, associates degrees, bachelors degrees, and masters degrees.

Nursing Program Completions in Delaware 2006 - 2010

971 students graduate from programs in this state in nursing, on average, every year. Of those, 308 students graduated with nursing certificates, 247 with an associate's level degree, 330 with a degree at the bachelor's level, and 125 with a degree at the master's level.

Nursing Program Completions in Delaware 2006 - 2010

  • Certificate 2006: 287
  • Certificate 2007: 354
  • Certificate 2008: 297
  • Certificate 2009: 267
  • Certificate 2010: 308
  • Associate 2006: 195
  • Associate 2007: 227
  • Associate 2008: 273
  • Associate 2009: 274
  • Associate 2010: 247
  • Bachelor 2006: 246
  • Bachelor 2007: 259
  • Bachelor 2008: 286
  • Bachelor 2009: 351
  • Bachelor 2010: 330
  • Master 2006: 70
  • Master 2007: 76
  • Master 2008: 77
  • Master 2009: 95
  • Master 2010: 125

Nursing Program Availability in Delaware

Schools in this state offer a total of 23 nursing programs. Of these programs, about 30.4% are programs at the master's level. The remaining programs are certificates and degrees at the bachelors level and the associates level.

Nursing Program Availability in Delaware

  • Certificate: 6
  • Associate: 4
  • Bachelor: 6
  • Master: 7

Nurse Anesthetists — Salary by Percentile

Nurse Anesthetists — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 33410
  • 25th Percentile: 40480
  • Median: 56480
  • 75th Percentile: 90520
  • 90th Percentile: 107010

Licensed Practical and Licensed Vocational Nurses — Salary by Percentile

Licensed Practical and Licensed Vocational Nurses — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 37330
  • 25th Percentile: 42050
  • Median: 48030
  • 75th Percentile: 54680
  • 90th Percentile: 59150

Critical Care Nurses — Salary by Percentile

Critical Care Nurses — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 52180
  • 25th Percentile: 61070
  • Median: 69730
  • 75th Percentile: 79970
  • 90th Percentile: 91360

Informatics Nurse Specialists — Salary by Percentile

Informatics Nurse Specialists — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 44860
  • 25th Percentile: 61540
  • Median: 80680
  • 75th Percentile: 100220
  • 90th Percentile: 117060

Nurse Anesthetists — Employment Trend

Nurse Anesthetists — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 29860
  • Median Salary 2007: 31390
  • Median Salary 2008: 34830
  • Median Salary 2009: 50050
  • Median Salary 2010: 56480
  • Total Employed 2006: 220
  • Total Employed 2007: 150
  • Total Employed 2008: 90
  • Total Employed 2009: 60
  • Total Employed 2010: 50

Licensed Practical and Licensed Vocational Nurses — Employment Trend

Licensed Practical and Licensed Vocational Nurses — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 44090
  • Median Salary 2007: 45140
  • Median Salary 2008: 46620
  • Median Salary 2009: 47600
  • Median Salary 2010: 48030
  • Total Employed 2006: 1900
  • Total Employed 2007: 2160
  • Total Employed 2008: 2140
  • Total Employed 2009: 2360
  • Total Employed 2010: 2180

Critical Care Nurses — Employment Trend

Critical Care Nurses — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 60650
  • Median Salary 2007: 64140
  • Median Salary 2008: 67460
  • Median Salary 2009: 69570
  • Median Salary 2010: 69730
  • Total Employed 2006: 7830
  • Total Employed 2007: 8420
  • Total Employed 2008: 9060
  • Total Employed 2009: 10220
  • Total Employed 2010: 9900

Informatics Nurse Specialists — Employment Trend

Informatics Nurse Specialists — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 73550
  • Median Salary 2007: 77640
  • Median Salary 2008: 79530
  • Median Salary 2009: 79230
  • Median Salary 2010: 80680
  • Total Employed 2006: 2000
  • Total Employed 2007: 2730
  • Total Employed 2008: 3020
  • Total Employed 2009: 3090
  • Total Employed 2010: 2850

Delaware vs National Nursing Employment

Delaware vs National Nursing Employment

  • Employed in Delaware: 0.381% (14980)

Nursing Schools in Delaware

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1. The Dawn Career Institute Inc

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

The Dawn Career Institute Inc is in the suburbs of Wilmington, Delaware and this school offers one program in nursing. This school is a for-profit institution. It is the sixth oldest institution in the state of Delaware offering nursing programs.

2. Wilmington University

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

Wilmington University is located in the suburbs of New Castle, Delaware. It offers five programs in nursing. Of those, students are offered one nursing degree at the bachelor's level by this mid-sized school and four master's level degrees in nursing. It ranks second in terms of enrollment in the state of Delaware.

3. Wesley College

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

Wesley College is located in the center of Dover. This school offers four programs in nursing. Out of those, students are offered one nursing degree at the associate's level by this small school, two degrees at the bachelor's level in nursing, and one master's level degree in nursing. Overall, 2,096 students seek degrees in 37 Wesley programs.

4. The Beebe Hospital School of Nursing

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

The Beebe Hospital School of Nursing offers one program in nursing and this school is in town of Lewes, Delaware. Overall, 58 students pursue degrees in one program at this school. This school is the second biggest institution in the state of Delaware offering nursing in terms of programs.

5. Delaware State University

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

Delaware State University, which is 1.9 miles from the center of the city, is in Dover, DE. This university offers three nursing programs. More specifically, it offers two nursing degrees at the bachelor's level to students and one degree at the master's level in nursing. It is a historically black, public, 4-year, research institution. It is the second oldest institution in the state of Delaware offering programs in nursing.

6. The University of Delaware

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

The University of Delaware is located in the suburbs of Newark, Delaware. This university offers two nursing programs. Out of those, it offers one nursing degree at the bachelor's level to students and one nursing degree at the master's level. This university is a public, 4-year, research institution. This public university is the fourth largest institution in the state of Delaware offering nursing in terms of programs.

7. The Delaware Technical and Community College - Owens

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

The Delaware Technical and Community College-Owens is in town of Georgetown, Delaware. This college offers two programs in nursing. Out of those, it offers one nursing certificate to students and one degree at the associate's level in nursing. This college is a public 2-year institution. It is the fifth oldest institution in the state of Delaware offering nursing programs.

8. 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 is located in the suburbs of Newark, Delaware. It offers two programs in nursing. Specifically, this school offers one certificate in nursing to students and one associate's level degree in nursing. 7,241 students pursue degrees in 72 Delaware Technical and Community College-Stanton-Wilmington programs, overall. This school is the seventh oldest institution in the state of Delaware offering nursing programs.

9. 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 3.3 miles from the center of the city, is in Dover, DE. It offers three nursing programs. Specifically, students are offered two certificates in nursing by this school and one degree at the associate's level in nursing. Overall, 3,351 students pursue degrees in 46 programs at this school. This school is the second oldest institution in the state of Delaware offering nursing programs.