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RN Schools in Delaware

There are six Delaware schools offering RN programs. In 2010, 480 students graduated with degrees from Delaware RN schools. 247 of all these students graduated with associates degrees and 186 students graduated with bachelors degrees.

Overview

496 students graduate from programs in this state in nursing, on average, every year. Of those, 21 students graduated with certificates in nursing, 247 with a degree at the associate's level, 186 with a degree at the bachelor's level, and 26 with a degree at the master's level.

Six RN schools are located in this state. Out of these, five schools are public, while one school is private. Tuition at a public RN school varies from $6,731 to $10,208.

Average tuition for programs in nursing is $8,863. While the lowest tuition in this coastal state is at Delaware State University, the highest tuition for RN programs, which is $10,208 each year, is at the University of Delaware.

RN schools in Delaware offer certificates, associates degrees, bachelors degrees, and masters degrees.

RN Program Completions in Delaware 2006 - 2010

496 students graduate from programs in this state in nursing, on average, every year. Of those, 21 students graduated with certificates in nursing, 247 with a degree at the associate's level, 186 with a degree at the bachelor's level, and 26 with a degree at the master's level.

RN Program Completions in Delaware 2006 - 2010

  • Certificate 2006: 102
  • Certificate 2007: 121
  • Certificate 2008: 24
  • Certificate 2009: 15
  • Certificate 2010: 21
  • Associate 2006: 195
  • Associate 2007: 227
  • Associate 2008: 273
  • Associate 2009: 274
  • Associate 2010: 247
  • Bachelor 2006: 212
  • Bachelor 2007: 186
  • Bachelor 2008: 195
  • Bachelor 2009: 206
  • Bachelor 2010: 186
  • Master 2006: 13
  • Master 2007: 20
  • Master 2008: 20
  • Master 2009: 36
  • Master 2010: 26

RN Program Availability in Delaware

Delaware schools offer a total of seven programs in nursing. Of these programs, about 42.9% are programs at the associate's level. The remaining programs are certificates and degrees at the bachelors level and the masters level.

RN Program Availability in Delaware

  • Certificate: 1
  • Associate: 3
  • Bachelor: 2
  • Master: 1

Career Trends

Registered Nurses — Salary by Percentile

Registered Nurses — Salary by Percentile

Registered Nurses — Salary by Percentile

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

Career Trends

Registered Nurses — Employment Trend

Registered Nurses — Employment Trend

Registered 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

Delaware vs National RN Employment

Delaware vs National RN Employment

  • Employed in Delaware: 0.373% (9900)

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1. Wesley College

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

Wesley College is a 4-year institution. It is in the center of Dover. It is the seventh biggest institution in the state of Delaware. Students are offered three certificates, five associates level degrees, 23 bachelors level degrees, and six masters level degrees by it. In 2010, 2,096 students sought degrees from the 26 programs at Wesley. It offers subjects including forensic nursing, political science, and allied health. This school is accredited by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education.

2. The Beebe Hospital School of Nursing

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

The Beebe Hospital School of Nursing is in Lewes, DE and it offers one RN program. This school is a 2-year institution. This nursing school is the biggest institution in the state of Delaware offering nursing in terms of programs.

3. Delaware State University

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

Delaware State University offers one program in nursing and this university, which is 1.9 miles from the center of the city, is in Dover, DE. Del State is one of 2 research universities in Delaware. It is the second oldest institution in the state of Delaware offering RN programs.

4. The University of Delaware

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

The University of Delaware offers two programs in nursing. Out of those, students are offered one bachelor's level degree in nursing by UD and one master's level degree in nursing. It is in the suburbs of Newark, Delaware. This university is a public, 4-year, research institution. This university is the oldest institution in the state of Delaware offering programs in nursing.

5. 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 one program in nursing and it is in Georgetown, DE. This community college is the only community college in Delaware. It is the second oldest institution in the state of Delaware offering programs in nursing.

6. 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 in the suburbs of Newark, Delaware and it offers one program in nursing. It is one of 2 technical colleges in Delaware. This technical college is the third oldest institution in the state of Delaware offering RN programs.

7. 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 heart of downtown, is located in Dover, DE and it offers one RN program. It is one of 2 technical colleges in Delaware. This school is the oldest institution in the state of Delaware offering programs in nursing.