Colleges in Delaware

Colleges in Delaware

Delaware, sometimes called “The First State,” has a humid subtropical climate that varies drastically between regions. The southern portion of the state is known for its milder climate. The second-smallest US state is considered a corporate haven and is home to more than 50% of publicly traded companies. There are 8 colleges and universities in Delaware, the University of Delaware being the oldest, having been established in 1833. Agriculture, fishing, manufacturing, and mining are the state’s primary industries, while its top tourism attractions are the Delaware Art Museum, Grand Opera House, and Nemours Mansion and Gardens.
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University of Delaware

Originally founded as Newark College, the University of Delaware is a 4-year public school in northern Delaware and one of the oldest institutions of higher learning in the country. Delaware features seven colleges and schools offering over 300...

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Delaware State University

Founded in 1891, Delaware State University is a public Historically Black College and University in the state capital of Dover. Delaware State is home to colleges of Humanities, Agriculture, Business, and Health Sciences conferring undergrad degrees...

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Wesley College

Founded in 1873, Wesley College is a 4-year liberal arts college in the Delaware state capital of Dover and the oldest private institution of higher learning in the state. Wesley offers bachelor’s degrees in 30 academic majors. In addition, Wesley...

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Wilmington University

Wilmington University is a private research institution situated in New Castle, Delaware. It is a member school of both the Middle States Commision on Higher Education and the National Association of Independent Colleges and Universities. Wilmington...

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Goldey-Beacom College

Originally founded in 1886 as Wilmington Commercial College, Goldey-Beacom College is a 4-year private school in northern Delaware. GBC confers bachelor’s degrees in 41 academic fields of study and all undergraduates must complete a set of general...

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The Delaware College of Art and Design is a private, 2-year institution established in Wilmington. The college offers associate’s degree programs in areas of fine arts, including Sculpture, Painting & Drawing, Printmaking, Animation, Graphic Design,...

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Delaware Technical Community College is the only community college in the state of Delaware and its northernmost campus is split between two locations in Stanton and Wilmington. In addition to associate degrees and certificates in over 100 programs,...

The Owens campus is the original branch of Delaware Technical Community College and serves rural Sussex county in southern Delaware. In addition to hosting DTCC’s associate degree programs, the Owens facility provides the opportunity to earn a...

Delaware Technical Community College is the only 2-year community college in Delaware and its Terry campus is located in the state capital of Dover. DTCC Terry’s campus is home to seven academic buildings offering classes in eight Delaware Tech...

With campus a short drive from Delaware Bay and the Atlantic Ocean, the Margaret H. Rollins School of Nursing at Beebe Medical Center is a nurse training academy in southeast Delaware. The Rollins School of Nursing offers a 2-year curriculum...

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