College Costs in Delaware

The 2023 Directory of Delaware Colleges and Prices

Delaware Colleges, Cost and Affordability for 2022

How much does it cost to attend college in Delaware?   The average annual in-state college tuition in Delaware was $11,785 for the 2021-2022 academic year. This is $3,345 lower than the U.S. average and ranks Delaware in the middle of the pack as the 34th most expensive and 19th most affordable state or district to attend college. This is a change of ($4,073) from the 2019-2020 average of $15,858 and represents a -25.68% annual decline. The list of Delaware colleges below provides school specific cost and value rating.

Our guide surveyed tuition data from the 11 colleges and universities in Delaware, the most popular being University of Delaware with 21,510 full time students and an in-state tuition list price of $12,980. Wesley College is the most expensive in Delaware with an in-state tuition of $26,934.

Click on any school for current tuition, future cost estimates, school specific savings plans and estimated student loan payments. Delaware colleges can also be filtered by public, private, community colleges and four year schools. Additionally, cost based sorting is available for the lowest and highest tuition options. Jump directly to our ranking of best values in Delaware or cheap Delaware colleges guide.

<Academic Rating is a CollegeCalc proprietary national percentile ranking of a college's overall difficulty and educational effectiveness. An average score is 50. Dollar value is a measure of a school's academic rating compared with the average net price paid. Colleges which are ranked "n/a" didn't report sufficient data to formulate a score. Learn more about our ratings.

All price data are reprinted from the U.S. Department of Education's 2020-2021 IPEDS Survey and reflect reported costs for the 2021-2022 academic year.

Explore Delaware Colleges

School Tuition Rating Value
Delaware College of Art and Design

Wilmington, Delaware

$24,050 NA NA
Delaware State University

Dover, Delaware

$7,038 27 7
Delaware Technical and Community College Owens

Georgetown, Delaware

$3,168 NA NA
Delaware Technical and Community College Stanton Wilmington

Wilmington, Delaware

$3,168 NA NA
Delaware Technical and Community College Terry

Dover, Delaware

$4,575 NA NA
Goldey Beacom College

Wilmington, Delaware

$12,750 NA NA
University of Delaware

Newark, Delaware

$12,980 75 80
University of Phoenix Delaware

Wilmington, Delaware

$9,480 NA NA
Wesley College

Dover, Delaware

$26,934 NA NA
Widener University Delaware Campus

Wilmington, Delaware

$13,800 NA NA
Wilmington University

New Castle, Delaware

$11,700 NA NA