Delaware State University

Is Del State a Good School for the Money?

Delaware State University Value Report

Is a Del State degree worth it? Only you know for sure, but College Factual's value analysis can help answer that question. Keep reading for more.

Within Delaware, Del State Offers Good Quality for a Fair Price.

Top 50% Delaware Value
Top 50% Delaware Quality

Delaware State University is ranked #2 out of #5 in Delaware for quality and #2 out of #4 for Delaware value.

This makes it a good quality for a fair price in the state.

State Value Ranking  2 out of 4
Great Value
State Value Score  50.00 out of 100
Great Value

Live in-state? You may qualify for a reduced price. Check the Del State financial aid page to be sure.

Fair Value Nationwide

Top 50% National Value
Below Average National Quality

Delaware State University is ranked #653 out of 1,472 for value nationwide.

Delaware State University is priced appropriately for the kind of quality education they provide and thus has earned a fair value recognition from College Factual's analysis.

National Value Ranking  653 out of 1472
Great Value
National Value Score  55.64 out of 100
Great Value

Prices of Institutions with Similar Quality Scores

School Total Price Value Grade
West Texas A&M University $81,942 A-
The University of Texas of the Permian Basin $88,660 B+
Hilbert College $97,390 B
Delaware State University $109,950 C+
Shepherd University $116,852 D+
Liberty University $125,339 D
University of Southern Maine $126,023 D
Texas Wesleyan University $142,797 F
Chestnut Hill College $167,458 F
Notre Dame de Namur University $178,681 F

*Total price is determined by multiplying average annual cost by time to graduate.

Bottom Line: You'll Spend an Estimated $109,950 For That Piece of Paper

The Del State time to graduate is about 4.41 years and will cost an estimated $24,932 per year. This brings the total cost to 109,950.

Average Yearly Cost $24,932
Average Years to Graduate 4.41
Estimated Avg Total Cost of Degree $109,950

Many Factors Affect Net Price

There are many ways you can lower the cost of a college education. Consider taking advantage of in-state tuition, or shortening the length of your degree by taking summer classes. Learn more about Del State cost for other factors that may affect net price such as the financial aid you qualify for that is largely based on your family's income.

Does This School Make Financial Sense To You?

$64,298 In-State With Aid
$143,841 Avg Cost No Aid
4.41 Years to Graduate

Most students will not pay the full sticker price and few students fit perfectly into averages.

Look at the table below to get a sense of how Del State value for your educational dollar might vary.

Nationwide Value by Aid Group Avg Degree Cost Value Rank Value Grade
Students with no Aid $143,841 #561 B-
All Students $109,950 #653 C+
Only Students Receiving Aid $99,247 #603 C+
In-State Value by Aid Group Avg Degree Cost Value Rank Value Grade
Students with no Aid $108,892 #2 C
All Students $75,001 #2 C
Only Students Receiving Aid $64,298 #2 C

Note: the Value Grade for in-state students is calculated by looking only at other schools in the state of Delaware.

About 99% of Del State students receive financial aid. Get more details on what Del State financial aid you may qualify for.

How to Calculate Value

College Factual calculates average total cost by multiplying net price by time to graduation. We then compare the average total cost to other schools of a similar quality to determine value. If the school is priced fairly based on the educational quality it receives a fair ranking. If it is underpriced it receives a good or excellent value.

Read the full Best for the Money Ranking Methodology.


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