Goldey-Beacom College
Wilmington, DE 19808


Type 4 year
Control Private
Business model Not for Profit
Campus size Small
Campus locale Suburb
Degrees offered Undergrad & Graduate
Calendar system Semester
Total enrollment 2,063
Religious affiliation None
Student to faculty ratio 19:1
Campus housing
Dormitory capacity 253 students
Freshmen are required
to live on campus
Types of Programs Offered
Postbaccalaureate Recreational or avocational education
Adult basic remedial or high school equivalent
High school education
Medical Degree
Special Learning Opportunities
Weekend/evening classes
Study abroad
Teacher certification
ROTC - Army
ROTC - Navy
ROTC - Air Force
Student Services Offered
On-campus day care for students' children
Remedial services
Academic/career counseling services
Employment services for students
Placement services for graduates


Acceptance Rate
(Fall 2016)

Goldey-Beacom College is somewhat selective in its admission process. In Fall 2016, it received 749 applications and 435 students were granted admission. Goldey-Beacom College is at the #56 spot (in a scale of 1 to 100) in terms of admission difficulty out of 1,781 4 year colleges in the U.S.

Test Scores

Students admitted and enrolled in Fall 2016 have test scores in the following ranges.
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Tuition & Fees

In 2016-2017 academic year, Goldey-Beacom College's tuition was $23,400 for all students regardless of residency (12.7% cheaper than the national average tuition of a typical 4-year private institution)

Follow the link below to learn more about additional cost components such as books and supplies, room and board and other expenses.

Average Net Price
National Average = $22,127
In State Tuition
National Average = $26,792
Out of State Tuition
National Average = $26,792
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Financial Aid

In 2016-2017 academic year, 100% of Goldey-Beacom College's full-time freshman students were awarded some type of financial aid. 55% of the students received need based financial assistance from the federal government with an average amount of $4,597 (which is 4.5% above the national average.)

The total number of federal student loan recipients at Goldey-Beacom College in 2016-2017, was 63, which is 53% of the total eligible students. The average loan amount given out to these students was $6,236 (which is 5.8% above the national average.)

Pell Grant
National Average = $4,400
Federal Loan
National Average = $5,895
Financial aid
National Average = 92%
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Student Body

In Fall 2016, Goldey-Beacom College has enrolled a total of 2,063 students (612 students full-time and 1,451 on a part-time basis). Out of the total 2,063 students, 83 of those students were transfer students. The gender ratio of the new enrollee was 46% men and 54% women and 698 students were enrolled for undergraduate programs and 1,365 for graduates studies.

Total Enrollment

Student Diversity

Non-resident alien: 61%

White: 20%

Black/African American: 11%

Asian: 3%

Hispanic: 2%

Two or more races: 2%

Race/ethnicity unknown: 0%

Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander: 0%


Listed below are the 7 largest majors offered at Goldey-Beacom College.

Study areas with their online column set to zero are those programs that have an online option but there was no graduate in 2016-2017 academic year.
Study Areas Percent Total Graduates Online
Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services 40% 93
Computer And Information Sciences And Support Services 18% 43
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting And Related Protective Services 12% 28
Psychology 9% 22
Health Professions And Related Programs 5% 12
English Language And Literature/letters 2% 4
Social Sciences 1% 2

Graduation & Dropout Rates

Graduation rate
national average: 55%

Graduation rate is a key indicator of an institution's education quality and the level of academic and financial support provided to students.

The following section details graduation and dropout rates of Goldey-Beacom College full-time students who started class in 2010 and graduated or dropped out prior to August 31, 2016.

Still enrolled
Dropout rate
Transfered out

The above graduation rate is the percentage of students who graduated within 150% of the normal graduation time. For a 4 year degree program, 150% of 4 years is 6 years and for a 2-year program 150% is 3 years.

Earnings After College

Median Annual Income
national average: $33,604

The typical median income of Goldey-Beacom College graduates 6 years after enrollment is $32,700. Last year, out of the total 281 graduates who entered the institution 6 years ago, 281 were reported to have been employed. On the same note, out of 315 graduates, who enrolled 10 years ago, 287 were employed.

6 years after enrollment 10 years after enrollment
Annual Income $32,700 $39,700
Employment Rate 100% 91%
Total Graduates 281 315

Campus Location

Nearby Colleges

Nearby 4 year colleges within 100 mile radius of Goldey-Beacom College.

Wilmington University
7 mile away
Neumann University
16.3 mile away
Widener University
19.8 mile away
Immaculata University
20.8 mile away
Swarthmore College
21.2 mile away
Eastern University
27.4 mile away
Cabrini University
27.5 mile away
Haverford College
27.6 mile away