To identify the Best Colleges in Delaware for 2019 we averaged the results from the most respected college ranking systems (Niche.com + US News & World Report) from around the web to produce an entirely unique CollegeReviews Score for each school. And then ordered the schools based on that ranking. You won’t find a more exhaustive ranking of the best colleges and universities in Delaware anywhere.

About The Best Colleges In Delaware

Delaware hosts to over 25 colleges and universities including public and private institutions ranging from community colleges to 4-year universities. Both Delaware College and University of Delaware are ranked among the best colleges in the Northeast and the University of Delaware is also on US News & World Report’s list of top schools.

In the capital city Dover, you’ll find Delaware State University and Wesley College, Dover. The largest city Wilmington is also home to several Delaware colleges such as Goldey-Beacom College and Delaware College of Art and Design.

Community colleges and technical schools are located throughout the state to round out the list of colleges in Delaware.

Regional Information about Delaware

Regional Information About Delaware
Major Cities: Wilmington,Dover, Newark
Attractions: Winterthur Museum,Rehobeth and Delaware Beaches,Hagley Museum and Library
Cost of Living: Best Places Delaware Cost of Living
Popular Schools: University of Delaware, Goldey-Beacom College, Delaware State University

About Our Methodology

Our methodology for determining the best colleges in Delaware takes both editorial rankings from US News & World Report, Times Higher Education and combines it with student rankings from Niche.com. We weight student rankings higher giving them about a 80% weighted score vs editorial rankings. Thus creating a more accurate viewpoint of the best colleges in any given state.

  1. University of Delaware
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  2. Goldey-Beacom College
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  3. Delaware State University
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  4. Wilmington University
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  5. Delaware Technical Community College - Terry
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  6. Wesley College
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  7. Strayer University - Delaware
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