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13 Colleges
1,676 Yearly Graduations
$39,234 Avg 4-Year Tuition (In-State)
$26,596 Avg 4-Year Student Loan

In terms of yearly trade school graduations, Delaware is ranked #47 in the country with 1,676 degrees handed out in 2021. The average in-state tuition for students attending college in Delaware is $9,809 a year, while the average out-of-state tuition is $17,538 a year.

An estimated 70% of college students in Delaware take out loans, with the average loan amount being $6,649 per year.

Learn more about the most popular schools below:

#1

Dawn Career Institute LLC

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

There are 224 full-time undergraduates at Dawn Career Institute, and 224 students altogether. 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 average amount of student loans is $6,354 a year. Dawn Career Institute has a 5.4% student default rate. This is excellent when you compare it to the national rate of 10.8%.

Students who graduate from Dawn Career Institute with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $23,603 during the early years of their career after graduation.

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

There are 12,955 students at Delaware Tech in total, 4,307 are full-time undergraduates. 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 typical student loan amount is $3,436 a year. This school’s student loan default rate of 9.1% is close to the national average of 10.8%.

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $30,917 during the early-career years.

#3

Polytech Adult Education

Woodside, Delaware
Public Public vs. Private
162 Yearly Degrees

The total student population at Polytech Adult Education is 351, which includes 31 full-time undergraduates. The freshman retention rate at Polytech Adult Education is 95%, which is great when compared to the national average of 68%.

#4

University of Delaware

Newark, Delaware
Public Public vs. Private
112 Yearly Degrees
$15,020 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

The total student population at University of Delaware is 23,613, of which 19,328 students are undergraduates and of those, 17,912 are full-time. UD has a freshman retention rate of 90%, which is a good sign that once students arrive at the school, they want to stay.

About 66% of students who apply get accepted. Of the accepted students, 39% are men and 61% are women.

Roughly 54% of students at UD take out loans to pay for college. The average amount of student loans is $10,272 a year. The school reports a student loan default rate of 2.1% which is much lower than the average rate of 10.8%!

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from UD is $57,091.

#5

Wilmington University

New Castle, Delaware
Private not-for-profit Public vs. Private
101 Yearly Degrees
$11,760 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 9,421 undergraduates at Wilmington University, of which 3,107 are full-time, and there are 14,769 students altogether. It takes the average Wilmington University undergraduate about 4.6 years to complete their degree.

61% of Wilmington University students take out loans to afford college costs. The average amount of student loans is $4,578 a year. The school reports a student loan default rate of 6.5% which is much lower than the average rate of 10.8%!

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $42,573 during the early-career years.

Private for-profit Public vs. Private
94 Yearly Degrees

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

The student loan default rate of 11.4% is very similar to the national average of 10.8%.

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $21,037 during the early-career years.

Private for-profit Public vs. Private
93 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.

Approximately 80% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The average amount of student loans is $4,916 a year. The school reports a student loan default rate of 6.3% which is much lower than the average rate of 10.8%!

Students who graduate from Schilling-Douglas School of Hair Design LLC with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $22,521 during the early years of their career after graduation.

Private for-profit Public vs. Private
59 Yearly Degrees

There are 54 full-time undergraduates at Delaware Learning Institute of Cosmetology, and 54 students altogether. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 9 to 1.

Approximately 72% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The typical student loan amount is $4,793 a year. The student loan default rate of 3.1% means most graduates are not struggling to pay off their loans.

Students who graduate from Delaware Learning Institute of Cosmetology with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $23,198 during the early years of their career after graduation.

Private for-profit Public vs. Private
57 Yearly Degrees

There are 114 students at Paul Mitchell the School Delaware in total, 95 are 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. The student loan default rate of 10.2% is very similar to the national average of 10.8%.

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $22,409 during the early-career years.

#10

Delaware State University

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

There are 4,131 undergraduates at Del State, of which 3,617 are full-time, and there are 4,739 students altogether. It takes the average Del State undergraduate about 4.5 years to complete their degree.

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

73% of Del State students take out loans to afford college costs. The typical student loan amount is $7,214 a year. The student loan default rate of 11.2% is very similar to the national average of 10.8%.

Students who graduate from Del State with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $35,178 during the early years of their career after graduation.

Private for-profit Public vs. Private
11 Yearly Degrees

There are 21 full-time undergraduates at Hair Academy School of Barbering & Beauty, and 32 students altogether. The freshman retention rate at Hair Academy School of Barbering & Beauty is 86%, which is great when compared to the national average of 68%.

Approximately 77% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The typical student loan amount is $9,500 a year.

#12

Goldey - Beacom College

Wilmington, Delaware
Private not-for-profit Public vs. Private
7 Yearly Degrees
$12,750 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

The total student population at Goldey - Beacom College is 1,184, of which 676 students are undergraduates and of those, 615 are full-time. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 19 to 1.

About 55% of students who apply get accepted. Around 47% of accepted students are men, and 53% are women.

61% of Goldey - Beacom College students take out loans to afford college costs. The average amount of student loans is $4,577 a year. This school’s student loan default rate of 9.3% 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 $41,321 during the early years of their career after graduation.

#13

Wesley College

Dover, Delaware
Private not-for-profit Public vs. Private
0 Yearly Degrees

There are 813 undergraduates at Wesley College, of which 763 are full-time, and there are 917 students altogether. For undergraduates at Wesley College, the average graduation time is 4.5 years.

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

Roughly 100% of students at Wesley College take out loans to pay for college. The typical student loan amount is $7,318 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 14.4% which is higher than the national average of 10.8%.

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $34,960 during the early-career years.

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