Colleges in Delaware

Delaware has 5 private and 3 public 4-year colleges that enroll 48,877 freshman students every year. The average tuition of public colleges is $7,478 (for in-state students) and $18,918 (for out-of-state students). The private colleges charge around $16,335 per year in tuition regardless of residency.

In the 2016-2017 academic year, the state of Delaware provided $14,070,594 in financial aid to 3,694 students who enrolled in 4-year colleges for the first time as undergraduates, while the colleges themselves awarded $75,721,630 in grant and scholarships to 8,954 students.

Delaware receives less than 1% of the total pell grant allotment from the federal government. In 2016-2017 academic year, 2,555 4-year colleges freshmen were awarded a total amount of $10,593,120 in pell grant ($3,866 per student on average) and 3,871 students received a total amount of $21,562,311 in the form of student loan from the federal government ($5,521 per student on average).

4-year Colleges in Delaware

College Name College Type Net Price In-State Tuition Out-of-State Tuition Acceptance rate
Delaware State University

Location: Dover, DE

Public $12,221 $6,702 $15,308
41%
Delaware Technical Community College-Terry

Location: Dover, DE

Public $7,003 $4,193 $10,485
Open admission
Goldey-Beacom College

Location: Wilmington, DE

Private
not for profit
$15,718 $23,400 $23,400
58%
Strayer University-Delaware

Location: Newark, DE

Private
for profit
$25,961 $12,780 $12,780
Open admission
University of Delaware

Location: Newark, DE

Public $15,894 $11,540 $30,960
70%
Wesley College

Location: Dover, DE

Private
not for profit
$23,619 $25,646 $25,646
60%
Wilmington University

Location: New Castle, DE

Private
not for profit
$14,471 $10,620 $10,620
Open admission

2-year Colleges in Delaware

College Name College Type Net Price In-State Tuition Out-of-State Tuition Acceptance rate
Delaware College of Art and Design

Location: Wilmington, DE

Private
not for profit
$29,596 $23,190 $23,190
81%
Margaret H Rollins School of Nursing at Beebe Medical Center

Location: Lewes, DE

Private
not for profit

Vocational & Trade Schools in Delaware

College Name College Type Net Price Tuition and Fees Acceptance rate
Academy of Massage and Bodywork

Location: Bear, DE

Private
for profit
Open admission
Dawn Career Institute LLC

Location: Wilmington, DE

Private
for profit
$18,876 $15,000
Open admission
Delaware Learning Institute of Cosmetology

Location: Dagsboro, DE

Private
for profit
$15,943 $16,500
Open admission
Hair Academy School of Barbering & Beauty

Location: Newark, DE

Private
for profit
$11,109 $11,815
Open admission
Harris School of Business-Dover Campus

Location: Dover, DE

Private
for profit
$22,865 $16,735
Open admission
Harris School of Business-Wilmington Campus

Location: Wilmington, DE

Private
for profit
$18,685 $13,772
Open admission
Paul Mitchell the School-Delaware

Location: Newark, DE

Private
for profit
$10,885 $14,900
Open admission
Schilling-Douglas School of Hair Design LLC

Location: Newark, DE

Private
for profit
$11,568 $14,525
Open admission