Delaware Colleges, Cost and Affordability for 2019

How much does it cost to attend college in Delaware?   The average annual in-state college tuition in Delaware was $12,551 for the 2017-2018 academic year. This is $1,561 lower than the U.S. average and ranks Delaware in the middle of the pack as the 29th most expensive and 24th most affordable state or district to attend college. This is a change of $592 from the 2015-2016 average of $11,959 and represents a 4.95% annual increase. 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 20,760 full time students and an in-state tuition list price of $11,870. Wesley College is the most expensive in Delaware with an in-state tuition of $26,406.

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.

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 2017-2018 IPEDS Survey and reflect reported costs for the 2017-2018 academic year.

Explore Delaware Colleges

School Tuition Rating $Value
Delaware College of Art and Design
Wilmington, 162 Students
$24,050 - -
Delaware State University
Dover, 3,882 Students
$7,038 40 68
Delaware Technical and Community College Owens
Georgetown, 2,382 Students
$3,168 - -
Delaware Technical and Community College Stanton Wilmington
Wilmington, 3,055 Students
$3,168 - -
Delaware Technical and Community College Terry
Dover, 5,223 Students
$4,350 - -
Goldey Beacom College
Wilmington, 612 Students
$23,850 - -
University of Delaware  Best Value
Newark, 20,760 Students
$11,870 73 78
University of Phoenix Delaware
Wilmington, 0 Students
$9,480 - -
Wesley College
Dover, 1,387 Students
$26,406 29 27
Widener University Delaware Campus
Wilmington, 555 Students
$13,800 - -
Wilmington University
New Castle, 5,694 Students
$10,890 - -