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15 Colleges
1,656 Yearly Graduations
$58,805 Avg 4-Year Tuition (In-State)
$26,596 Avg 4-Year Student Loan

Delaware ranked #48 in the nation for trade school degrees handed out in 2019. Around 1,656 students received some type of diploma that year. Students who live in the state can take advantage of in-state tuition averaging $14,701 a year, while students from out-of-state may pay a higher average tuition of $21,070 a year.

About 70% of students who go to college in this state take out loans, with the average yearly loan amount being $6,649 per year.

Learn more about the most popular schools below:

Public Public vs. Private
575 Yearly Degrees
$4,945 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 4,307 full-time undergraduates at Delaware Tech, and 12,955 students altogether. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 13 to 1.

Approximately 14% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The average amount of student loans is $3,436 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 14.3% which is higher than the national average of 10.8%.

Students who graduate from Delaware Tech with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $25,500 during the early years of their career after graduation.

#2

Dawn Career Institute LLC

Wilmington, Delaware
Private for-profit Public vs. Private
284 Yearly Degrees

There are 224 students at Dawn Career Institute in total, 224 are full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 12 to 1.

Roughly 92% of students at Dawn Career Institute take out loans to pay for college. The typical student loan amount is $6,354 a year. The student loan default rate of 7.8% means most graduates are not struggling to pay off their loans.

Students who graduate from Dawn Career Institute with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $20,000 during the early years of their career after graduation.

#3

Polytech Adult Education

Woodside, Delaware
Public Public vs. Private
165 Yearly Degrees

There are 31 full-time undergraduates at Polytech Adult Education, and 351 students altogether. Polytech Adult Education has a freshman retention rate of 95%, which is a good sign that once students arrive at the school, they want to stay.

Private for-profit Public vs. Private
119 Yearly Degrees

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $22,900 during the early-career years.

Private for-profit Public vs. Private
100 Yearly Degrees

Students who graduate from Harris School of Business-Dover Campus with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $21,100 during the early years of their career after graduation.

#6

University of Delaware

Newark, Delaware
Public Public vs. Private
95 Yearly Degrees
$14,660 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 19,328 undergraduates at UD, of which 17,912 are full-time, and there are 23,613 students altogether. The freshman retention rate at UD is 90%, which is great when compared to the national average of 68%.

The school doesn’t accept everyone who applies - it has an acceptance rate of 66%. Of the accepted students, 39% are men and 61% are women.

Approximately 54% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The typical student loan amount is $10,272 a year. The student loan default rate of 2.4% means most graduates are not struggling to pay off their loans.

Students who graduate from UD with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $46,700 during the early years of their career after graduation.

Private for-profit Public vs. Private
74 Yearly Degrees

The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 8 to 1.

Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 17.2% which is higher than the national average of 10.8%.

Private for-profit Public vs. Private
64 Yearly Degrees

There are 116 students at Schilling-Douglas School of Hair Design LLC in total, 66 are full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 14 to 1.

Roughly 80% of students at Schilling-Douglas School of Hair Design LLC take out loans to pay for college. The average amount of student loans is $4,916 a year. Schilling-Douglas School of Hair Design LLC has a 5.1% student default rate. This is excellent when you compare it to the national rate of 10.8%.

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $19,200 during the early-career years.

Private for-profit Public vs. Private
52 Yearly Degrees

The total student population at Paul Mitchell the School Delaware is 114, which includes 95 full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 17 to 1.

Roughly 83% of students at Paul Mitchell the School Delaware take out loans to pay for college. The average amount of student loans is $10,180 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 17.0% which is higher than the national average of 10.8%.

#9

Wilmington University

New Castle, Delaware
Private not-for-profit Public vs. Private
52 Yearly Degrees
$11,480 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

The total student population at Wilmington University is 14,769, of which 9,421 students are undergraduates and of those, 3,107 are full-time. The average graduation time for an undergraduate student at Wilmington University is 4.6 years.

Approximately 61% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The average amount of student loans is $4,578 a year. The student loan default rate of 8.9% means most graduates are not struggling to pay off their loans.

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $36,800 during the early-career years.

Private for-profit Public vs. Private
37 Yearly Degrees

The total student population at Delaware Learning Institute of Cosmetology is 54, which includes 54 full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 9 to 1.

72% of Delaware Learning Institute of Cosmetology students take out loans to afford college costs. The average amount of student loans is $4,793 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 12.2% which is higher than the national average of 10.8%.

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $24,200 during the early-career years.

Private for-profit Public vs. Private
26 Yearly Degrees

There are 32 students at Hair Academy School of Barbering & Beauty in total, 21 are full-time undergraduates. Students tend to stick around at Hair Academy School of Barbering & Beauty. The freshman retention rate is 86%.

Roughly 77% of students at Hair Academy School of Barbering & Beauty take out loans to pay for college. The average amount of student loans is $9,500 a year.

#13

Delaware State University

Dover, Delaware
Public Public vs. Private
10 Yearly Degrees
$8,358 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

The total student population at Delaware State University is 4,739, of which 4,131 students are undergraduates and of those, 3,617 are full-time. The average graduation time for an undergraduate student at Del State is 4.5 years.

About 39% of students who apply get accepted. Around 28% of accepted students are men, and 72% are women.

Approximately 73% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The typical student loan amount is $7,214 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 14.3% which is higher than the national average of 10.8%.

Students who graduate from Del State with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $28,200 during the early years of their career after graduation.

#14

Goldey - Beacom College

Wilmington, Delaware
Private not-for-profit Public vs. Private
3 Yearly Degrees
$25,500 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 676 undergraduates at Goldey - Beacom College, of which 615 are full-time, and there are 1,184 students altogether. It takes the average Goldey - Beacom College undergraduate about 4.1 years to complete their degree.

The school doesn’t accept everyone who applies - it has an acceptance rate of 55%. Of the accepted students, 47% are men and 53% are women.

Roughly 61% of students at Goldey - Beacom College take out loans to pay for college. The typical student loan amount is $4,577 a year. This school’s student loan default rate of 10.0% is close to the national average of 10.8%.

Students who graduate from Goldey - Beacom College with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $35,700 during the early years of their career after graduation.

#15

Wesley College

Dover, Delaware
Private not-for-profit Public vs. Private
0 Yearly Degrees
$27,284 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

The total student population at Wesley College is 917, of which 813 students are undergraduates and of those, 763 are full-time. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 9 to 1.

About 59% of students who apply get accepted. Around 45% of accepted students are men, and 54% are women.

Roughly 100% of students at Wesley College take out loans to pay for college. The average amount of student loans is $7,318 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 16.2% which is higher than the national average of 10.8%.

Students who graduate from Wesley College with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $30,200 during the early years of their career after graduation.

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