Public Colleges in Delaware

The 2023 Directory of Delaware Public Colleges and Costs

Delaware Public Colleges, Cost and Affordability for 2022

How much does it cost to attend public college in Delaware?   The average annual in-state four year, public college tuition in Delaware was $10,009 for the 2021-2022 academic year. This is a change of $125 from the 2019-2020 average of $9,884 and represents a 1.26% annual increase. The list of Delaware public colleges below provides school specific cost and value rating. Public schools are partially funded by the taxpayers of Delaware and usually offer lower tuition to in-state residents.

Our guide surveyed tuition data from the 5 public 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. University of Delaware is the most expensive public school in Delaware with an in-state tuition of $12,980.

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 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
University of Delaware

Newark, Delaware

$12,980 75 80