List of Private Universities & Colleges in Delaware
Best Delaware Private School DegreesWhether you seek to attend a large or small private college, you can find programs to match your levels of interest in Delaware. Students will typically find private universities provide students with greater access to professors, a lower student to teacher ratio, and smaller class sizes. Private colleges have the latitude to create unique degree pathways or certificate programs within the constructs of their accreditation. You may find a private, non-profit school offers greater breadth of courses that fit your interests compared to a traditional public university. For additional information on private colleges located in Delaware, take the time to research the colleges below and request information from those that fit your objectives best.
List of Large 4-Year Private Universities in Delaware
Large Universities with Research Facilities or Faculty
The universities listed below offer many diverse academic programs, have a large student body, and usually have research facilities or faculty involved with research. These schools very often have graduate and professional programs as well.
Wilmington University in New Castle, DE
Visit the website for Wilmington University at wilmu.edu
- 10,000 to 19,999 Undergraduate Students Enrolled
- Estimated tuition & fees: $11,000 per year
Small to Medium Sized 4-Year Universities
The 4-year schools listed below have a small to medium sized student body and may offer a wide range of associate and bachelor's degrees. Get more information about each school by clicking the links below.
4-Year Colleges with a Special Focus on an Area of Study
The schools below are grouped by their special area of focus. To learn about admissions, tuition & fees, programs offered, and more click on the school names below.
Schools of Business and Management
- Goldey - Beacom College in Wilmington, DE
Schools of Law
- Widener University - Delaware Campus in Wilmington, DE
Notes: Tuition & fee amounts are for both Delaware in-state residents and out of state students, unless noted otherwise. The tuition information displayed is an estimate, which we calculated based on historical data and should be solely used for informational purposes only. Please contact the respective school for information about the current school year.
Source: IPEDS Survey 2012-2015: Data obtained from the US Dept. of Education's Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS). Data may vary depending on school and academic year.