Delaware Best Colleges Comparison

View the Delaware Best Colleges Comparison and compare the schools with key academic characteristics such as tuition and test scores to get right decision.
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Colleges In Delaware Statistics

There are 23 colleges in Delaware - 7 public and 16 private schools. The 2023 average undergraduate tuition & fees of the schools is $15,947 and the average graduate tuition & fees is $13,348. The average SAT scores of enrolled students is 1,105 and the average acceptance rate is 62% for Delaware Best Colleges Comparison.
The next table shows the key academic facts for all colleges in Delaware. You may want to check more statistics and compare all Delaware colleges at Delaware Statistics page.
2021-2022 Colleges In Delaware Statistics
Top 3 colleges in DelawareAll colleges in Delaware
Number of Schools3 schools
(2 public, 1 private)
23 schools
(7 public, 16 private)
Undergraduate Tuition & Fees$11,884 (in-state)
$22,747 (out-of-state)
$6,675 (in-state)
$15,947 (out-of-state)
Graduate Tuition & Fees$12,087 (in-state)
$13,222 (out-of-state)
$12,087 (in-state)
$13,348 (out-of-state)
Average Financial Aid$9,099$7,709
Test Scores1,105 SAT, 26 ACT 1,105 SAT, 26 ACT
Acceptance Rate64.50% 62.28%
Yield (Enrollment Rate)28.01% 27.68%
Graduation Rate50.67%54.85%
Transfer-out Rate6.50%8.50%
Students to Faculty Ratio14.33 to 115.39 to 1

Top Colleges In Delaware Comparison

The next table lists the top 3 colleges in Delaware for academic year 2021-2022. University of Delaware ranked top in the Delaware Best Colleges Comparison and Delaware State University and Wilmington University follows it. The 2023 average tuition & fees is $22,747 for undergraduate programs $13,222 for graduate programs. The average SAT score of the top colleges in Delaware is 1,105 and the acceptance rate is 64.50%. The average students to faculty ratio is 14.33 to 1 for top colleges in Delaware. You can sort the schools by clicking column name that you want to sort.
2021-2022 Top colleges in Delaware Comparison
Rank*NameTuition & FeesAverage Financial AidPopulationAcceptance RateTest ScoresStudents to Faculty Ratio
1 University of Delaware
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Public, 4-yearsNewark, DE
$11,777 24,03974% 1,280 SAT
29 ACT
15 to 1
2 Delaware State University
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Public, 4-yearsDover, DE
$11,332 5,82655% 930 SAT
22 ACT
16 to 1
3 Wilmington University
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Private, 4-yearsNew Castle, DE
$12,030 $4,188 14,020- - 12 to 1
$9,099 43,88564.50% 1,105 SAT 14.33 to 1
*Ranking data provided by CollegeEvaluator.
All data used in our site is from IPEDS (The Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System), U.S. Department of Education, academic year 2021-2022