Top Colleges In Delaware

by Neva Reys

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Delaware State University

Delaware State University offers 54 undergraduate degree programs, 23 master’s programs, and five doctoral programs and is one of the top colleges in Delaware. Serving approximately 3,700 students, the school’s most popular majors are management, nursing, mass communications, psychology, criminal justice, social work, sport sciences/sports management, agriculture, accounting, and biology. The main campus in Dover has two satellite schools in Wilmington and Georgetown. To schedule a tour or learn more, call 800-845-2544 or visit

Wilmington University

Wilmington University is among the top colleges in Delaware and operates as a private, non-sectarian university offering classes in 15-week, 7-week, and modular formats to around 12,500 students. The school operates nine locations throughout Delaware and New Jersey, with the primary campus sitting in Wilmington. In addition to its on-campus training, Wilmington offers undergraduate, graduate, and certificate training through its distance learning department. To find out more about the current degree programs being offered, visit or call 877-967-5464.

University of Delaware

Students seeking a research-intensive education in a technology related field will do well at the University of Delaware. The school has 130 bachelor’s degree programs, 79 master’s degree programs and 39 doctoral degree programs spread among seven colleges. It also works closely with 50 research centers to provide hands-on research for its students. Several world-renowned scientists and artists serve on the faculty of the school, including one Pulitzer Prize winner. The University of Delaware’s main campus is in Newark, and it also has campuses in Wilmington, Dover, Georgetown, and Lewis, as well as international facilities in London and Paris. To learn more about the school’s courses and degree programs, visit or call 302-831-2792.

Wesley College

Wesley College is Delaware’s oldest private college. The main Dover campus and its smaller New Castle branch serve over 2,500 students. The school is affiliated with the United Methodist Church. The main focus of Wesley College is a liberal arts education, and it offers degrees in over 30 areas of study, including arts and sciences, business, health sciences, education, and fine arts. Almost 90 percent of the student body receives some form of financial aid. Visit or call 302-736-2300 to learn more about the school.

Delaware Technical and Community College

Delaware Technical and Community College offers associates degrees, diplomas, and certificates in over 120 programs, making it an ideal base for a bachelor’s degree or a starting place for a technical career. The school has campuses in Dover, Georgetown, Stanton, and Wilmington. It is the only community college in the state and has an open admission policy. To learn more call the Dover campus at 302-857-1000 or visit

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