Graduate Schools in Delaware | DE Graduate Programs

Are you thinking of studying at a graduate school in Delaware? Oftentimes referred to as “The First State”, Delaware is home to a number of private and public universities and colleges.

The population of Delaware is 935,614 (as of a 2014 estimate), which is a 4.2% change from 2010. 28.9% of the population has a Bachelor’s degree or higher, and the annual median household income is $59,878. Some of the state’s largest cities include Wilmington, Dover, Newark, Middletown, Smyrna and Milford. The state’s largest employers are government, education, banking, healthcare, farming and technology.i

Top 7 Occupations in Delaware

Requiring a Post-Secondary Degree

Professions with the highest employment in Delaware

Whether you need help deciding what degree to pursue, or just want to get a feel for
professions with the highest employment in Delaware , the table below should be helpful.

  • Registered Nurses
    11,620
  • Accountants and Auditors
    5,660
  • Software Developers, Applications
    4,640
  • Elementary School Teachers, Except Special Education
    4,060
  • General and Operations Managers
    4,010
  • Financial Analysts
    3,530
  • Computer Systems Analysts
    2,950

These results were reported by the Bureau of Labor Statistics. For more information see the OES May 2017 State Data Report.

Tourist attractions and other points of interest in Delaware include the Holy Trinity Church, Winterthur Museum, the Delaware Museum of Natural History, Brandywine Zoo, Dover International Speedway at Delaware Seashore State Park. The beaches in Delaware are also a popular vacation destination, including Rehoboth Beach, Dewey Beach, Bethany Beach and more.ii

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Discover Top Delaware Cities for a Graduate Program

 PopulationMedian Household IncomeMedian Gross Rent% of person having a bachelor's degree or higher
Wilmingtoniii70,851$38,727$90824.8%
Newarkiv31,454$54,580$99153.3%
Doverv36,047$46,267$91726.9%

 

i factmonster.com/us-states/delaware.html

ii en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Delaware

iii census.gov/quickfacts/table/POP010210/1077580,00

iv census.gov/quickfacts/table/POP010210/1050670,00

v census.gov/quickfacts/table/POP010210/1056490,00

vi census.gov/quickfacts/table/POP010210/1021200,00

 

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