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You have 19 colleges and universities to choose from, if you are considering going to school in the First State, Delaware. Located in the city of Newark, University of Delaware is the largest school in Delaware. It had 21,138 students in 2010. Located in the city of New Castle, Wilmington University is the second largest school in Delaware. It had 9,650 students in 2010.

Popular Courses of Study in Delaware

Along with choosing a college from among Delaware's 19 schools, you will also have to choose a course of study from one of the 699 certificate and degree programs offered at these schools. If you are undecided, you may want to consider pursuing an education in business, education or liberal arts, which are the most popular subjects in Delaware for undergraduates. In 2010, 23% of the 28,052 students that graduated from Delaware state schools, graduated with credentials in business. Another 10% graduated in education. And 5% graduated with credentials in liberal arts. The remainder of Delaware students, approximately 5,175 students, graduated with credentials in subjects such as counseling, accounting or finance.

Student Demographics in Delaware

If you choose to go to school in Delaware, you will join the ranks of the 56,362 students currently studying in Delaware colleges and universities. Approximately 83% of these students are enrolled in undergraduate programs, while 17% are enrolled in graduate programs. Of Delaware's undergraduate students, 70% are full-time students and 30% are part-time students.

Delaware has a relatively diverse student population, with 41% of undergraduate students identifying themselves to be from a racial or ethnic minority background, according to 2009 data. The male to female ratio amongst undergraduates at Delaware colleges and universities is 7 to 10. And approximately 53% of undergraduate students are 24 years of age or younger.

Faculty Demographics in Delaware

Just as the student population at Delaware schools is relatively diverse, the faculty at Delaware schools is also relatively diverse. Of the 23,045 faculty members employed by Delaware colleges and universities in 2009, approximately 25% identified themselves as belonging to a racial or ethnic minority. Around 44% of the Delaware's faculty population consisted of male faculty.

Cost of Education in Delaware

The average cost of an undergraduate education, factoring in tuition, living expenses and financial aid, in Delaware was $10,261 per year for the 2009 school year, which is less than the national average. However, this number can be deceptive. There is a great deal of variation in costs between different colleges in Delaware. As an example, an undergraduate education at the state’s most expensive school, Wesley College, will cost you about $19,930 per year, while studying at Delaware Technical and Community College-Stanton-Wilmington, Delaware's least expensive school, will result in a bill of around $2,816 per year.

Student Completion, Graduation and Retention Rates

Each year, an average of 28,052 students graduate from degree and certificate programs in Delaware. In 2009, approximately 1 out of 2 students who started college in Delaware graduated. And out of every 10 students who started their first year of an undergraduate degree 7 actually returned to study their second year. This means that if you enroll in a Delaware school for your undergraduate degree, there is a 67% likelihood that you will return to school for year two of your education and 41% likelihood that you will graduate after 4-6 years.

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  1. 1University of DelawareUniversity of Delaware

    Address:
    Newark, Delaware 19716

    Awards Offered:
    Associate's degree
    Bachelor's degree
    Master's degree

  2. 2Wilmington UniversityWilmington University

    Address:
    320 Dupont Hwy, New Castle, Delaware 19720

    Awards Offered:
    Associate's degree
    Bachelor's degree
    Master's degree

  3. 3Delaware Technical and Community College-Stanton-WilmingtonDelaware Technical and Community College-Stanton-Wilmington

    Address:
    400 Stanton-Christiana Rd, Newark, Delaware 19702

    Awards Offered:
    Less than 1 year certificate
    1-2 years certificate
    Associate's degree

  4. 4Delaware Technical and Community College-OwensDelaware Technical and Community College-Owens

    Address:
    Route 18, Seashore Highway, Georgetown, Delaware 19947

    Awards Offered:
    Less than 1 year certificate
    1-2 years certificate
    Associate's degree

  5. 5Delaware State UniversityDelaware State University

    Address:
    1200 N. Dupont Highway, Dover, Delaware 19901

    Awards Offered:
    Bachelor's degree
    Master's degree

  6. 6Delaware Technical and Community College-TerryDelaware Technical and Community College-Terry

    Address:
    100 Campus Drive, Dover, Delaware 19901

    Awards Offered:
    Less than 1 year certificate
    1-2 years certificate
    Associate's degree

  7. 7Wesley CollegeWesley College

    Address:
    120 N State St, Dover, Delaware 19901-3875

    Awards Offered:
    Associate's degree
    Bachelor's degree
    Postbaccalaureate certificate
    Master's degree

  8. 8Goldey-Beacom CollegeGoldey-Beacom College

    Address:
    4701 Limestone Rd, Wilmington, Delaware 19808

    Awards Offered:
    Associate's degree
    Bachelor's degree
    Postbaccalaureate certificate
    Master's degree

  9. 9Widener University-Delaware CampusWidener University-Delaware Campus

    Address:
    4601 Concord Pike, Wilmington, Delaware 19803

    Awards Offered:
    Associate's degree
    Bachelor's degree
    Master's degree

  10. 10Harris School of Business-Wilmington CampusHarris School of Business-Wilmington Campus

    Address:
    1413 Foulk Road, Suite 100, Wilmington, Delaware 19803

    Awards Offered:
    Less than 1 year certificate
    1-2 years certificate

  11. 11Harris School of Business-DoverHarris School of Business-Dover

    Address:
    97 Commerce Way Ste 105, Dover, Delaware 19901

    Awards Offered:
    Less than 1 year certificate
    1-2 years certificate

  12. 12Delaware College of Art and DesignDelaware College of Art and Design

    Address:
    600 N Market St, Wilmington, Delaware 19801-3007

    Awards Offered:
    Less than 1 year certificate
    Associate's degree

  13. 13Dawn Career Institute IncDawn Career Institute Inc

    Address:
    3700 Lancaster Pike, Suite 105, Wilmington, Delaware 19805-1511

    Awards Offered:
    Less than 1 year certificate

  14. 14Schilling-Douglas School of Hair DesignSchilling-Douglas School of Hair Design

    Address:
    70 Amstel Ave, Newark, Delaware 19711-7964

    Awards Offered:
    Less than 1 year certificate
    1-2 years certificate

  15. 15Beebe Hospital School of NursingBeebe Hospital School of Nursing

    Address:
    424 Savannah Rd, Lewes, Delaware 19958

    Awards Offered:
    2-4 years certificate

  16. 16Delaware Learning Institute of Cosmetology

    Address:
    32448 Royal Blvd. Suite A, Dagsboro, Delaware 19939

    Awards Offered:
    Less than 1 year certificate
    1-2 years certificate

  17. 17Academy of Massage and BodyworkAcademy of Massage and Bodywork

    Address:
    1218 Pulaski Hwy Ste 324, Bear, Delaware 19701

    Awards Offered:
    Less than 1 year certificate

  18. 18Delaware Academy-Paul Mitchell Partner SchoolDelaware Academy-Paul Mitchell Partner School

    Address:
    1420 Pulaski Hwy, Newark, Delaware 19702

    Awards Offered:
    1-2 years certificate

  19. 19Strayer University-DelawareStrayer University-Delaware

    Address:
    240 Continental Dr Ste 108, Newark, Delaware 19713

    Awards Offered:
    Less than 1 year certificate
    1-2 years certificate
    Associate's degree
    Bachelor's degree
    Postbaccalaureate certificate
    Master's degree

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