Delaware Colleges List

The only Delaware institution to rank well in the University Review college rankings is the University of Delaware, which ranks at 70th position in the in the top 100 colleges list. This is some achievement when the small size of the state and its associated low number of Delaware colleges is taken into account, meaning that Delaware punches well above its weight against some of the much larger/populated states.

List of Delaware Colleges

NameLocationTypeNumber of UG StudentsIn-State TuitionOut of State TuitionAcceptance RateFounded
Delaware State University1200 N. Dupont Highway, Dover, DE 19901Public3880$7,336$15,69242%1891
Goldey-Beacom College4701 Limestone Road, Wilmington, DE 19808Private635$22,140$22,14051%1886
University of DelawareNewark, DE 19716Public17430$12,112$29,93257%1743
Wesley College120 N. State Street, Dover, DE 19901-3875Private1590$23,540$23,54063%1873
Wilmington University320 Dupont Highway, New Castle, DE 19720Private8135$9,710$9,710100%1967

Size wise the largest colleges by undergraduate student body number are the University of Delaware (17,430) and the Wilmington University (8,135). While the smallest establishments include Goldey-Beacom College (635 students) and Wesley College (1,590).

Cost wise, of the public higher education establishments the lowest tuition fees are offered by the Delaware State University ( in-state: $7,336; Out of state: $15,692).

Of the private institutions, the lowest priced establishment in the list of Delaware colleges is Wilmington University ($9,710), whilst the most expensive is Wesley College ($23,540).

The oldest college in Delaware State is the University of Delaware, established in 1743.

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