Fall 2017 Higher Education Profile - Delaware

According to the National Center for Education Statistics, Delaware was home to 7 regionally accredited post-secondary institutions during fall 2017. These 7 institutions enrolled 60,018 students in fall 2017: 48,801 in undergraduate programs and 11,217 in graduate programs. A total of 15,020 students attending post-secondary school in Delaware took at least one distance education course, representing 25.0 percent of the state's total student body. A total of 7,409 students were enrolled exclusively (100% online) in distance education courses with 4,062 (54.8%) of those residing in the state of Delaware.

The majority of these institutions were private nonprofit: including 3 four-year schools and 1 two-year school. The state was also home to 3 public four-year schools. Students enrolled in Delaware's higher education institutions were enrolled in associates degrees, bachelor's degrees, master's degrees, and doctoral degrees.

7 Degree Granting Institutions

 

60,018 Students Enrolled

 

15,020 Students Enrolled in Distance Education

Serving 60,018 students in fall 2017, the seven regionally accredited, degree granting colleges and universities of Delaware offered academic choices for all types of students. Discover where your educational journey can begin with the institutions listed below. Our college and university listings are objective and focused on helping you achieve your educational or career goals. Whether you are searching for a public or private school with on-campus or online courses and an undergraduate or graduate degree, our list of regionally accredited colleges and universities in Delaware offers a comprehensive guide to the state's higher education options.

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Regionally Accredited Public and Private Non-Profit Colleges and Universities in Delaware

Delaware College of Art and Design
600 N Market St
Wilmington, DE 19801-3007 
Enrollment Range: Under 1,000
Undergraduate Programs: Yes
Graduate Programs: No
Online Courses: No
Delaware Technical Community College-Terry
100 Campus Drive
Dover, DE 19901 
Enrollment Range: 10,000 - 19,999
Undergraduate Programs: Yes
Graduate Programs: No
Online Courses: Yes
University of Delaware
104 Hullihen Hall
Newark, DE 19716 
Enrollment Range: 20,000 and above
Undergraduate Programs: Yes
Graduate Programs: Yes
Online Courses: Yes
Wilmington University
320 Dupont Hwy
New Castle, DE 19720 
Enrollment Range: 10,000 - 19,999
Undergraduate Programs: Yes
Graduate Programs: Yes
Online Courses: Yes
Delaware State University
1200 N. Dupont Highway
Dover, DE 19901 
Enrollment Range: 1,000 - 4,999
Undergraduate Programs: Yes
Graduate Programs: Yes
Online Courses: Yes
Goldey-Beacom College
4701 Limestone Rd
Wilmington, DE 19808 
Enrollment Range: 1,000 - 4,999
Undergraduate Programs: Yes
Graduate Programs: Yes
Online Courses: No
Wesley College
120 N State St
Dover, DE 19901-3875 
Enrollment Range: 1,000 - 4,999
Undergraduate Programs: Yes
Graduate Programs: Yes
Online Courses: Yes