Best Colleges in Delaware for Associate, Bachelor’s & Master’s

Delaware College Guide – What You Need to Know

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Delaware is a geographically small state and it has a relatively small population. However, it still has eight significant colleges and universities. These eight schools include two research institutions, two special-focus schools, and two junior colleges. The five postsecondary schools have a split of three public and two private. All Delaware post-secondary schools have regional accreditation from the Middle States Commission on Higher Learning.

The below-listed items describe the leading five Delaware postsecondary schools.

  • Wilmington University is a private research university in Wilmington, Delaware.
  • Wesley College is a private four-year institution located in Dover, Delaware.
  • University of Delaware in Newark is the flagship institution for the state of Delaware. It is the largest school in the state with more than 23,000 students.
  • Goldey-Beacom College is a special focus institution located in Pike Valley, Delaware. It focuses on business education and teaching.
  • Delaware State University is the state’s historically black land-grant University.
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What are the most popular bachelor's degrees offered in Delaware?

Business Education is the leading degree on offer, and includes a significantly larger grouping of students that the next nearest category of Health Professions. The business category includes marketing, management, international business, and finance. The business major is a sought-after degree across the US, and it has a high national average salary.

Top Delaware Degree Categories :

The top five degree categories were followed by Engineering, the Natural Sciences, Psychology, Agriculture, and Computer Sciences.

Education Level & National Average Median Compensation


NO FORMAL EDUCATION HIGH SCHOOL DIPLOMA ASSOCIATE DEGREE BACHELOR’S DEGREE MASTER’S DEGREE DOCTORAL DEGREE
$30,784* $38,792* $46,124* $64,896* $77,844* $96,772*

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