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Colleges in Delaware

The First State may be small, but it boasts a wealth of higher education opportunities, not to mention sweet digs along the eastern seaboard and, depending on your mood, a point of respite from or proximity to the bustling Mid-Atlantic metropolises.


There are 9 colleges in Delaware, 5 public and 4 private, offering a wide range of programs and majors. Delaware has both small schools (defined as less than 2000 students) and "very large" ones (10,000 or more students) and everything in between, including community colleges, in urban and rural environments.


The largest public institution is the University of Delaware whose main campus is located in Newark. The U.S. News & World Report ranked UD 75th in the category of "Best National Universities." Regional (or satellite) campuses are located in Dover, Wilmington, Lewes, and Georgetown.


Other Delaware colleges include Delaware State University, in Dover Goldey-Beacom College in Wilmington, Wesley College in Dover, Widener University in Wilmington, and Wilmington University in New Castle.


Cappex has tons of resources for students considering a college in Delaware, including plenty of ways to help you find and apply for scholarships. Begin by browsing the complete list of colleges and universities below.


Colleges in Delaware

School Scholarships Available
Delaware State University 69 scholarships
Delaware Technical Community College-Owens No scholarships
Delaware Technical Community College-Stanton/Wilmington No scholarships
Delaware Technical Community College-Terry No scholarships
Goldey-Beacom College 1 scholarships
University of Delaware 4 scholarships
Wesley College 3 scholarships
Widener University-Delaware Campus 4 scholarships
Wilmington University 1 scholarships