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2021 Best Value Colleges for Engineering in Delaware

1 College
514 Bachelor's Degrees
$38,841 Avg Cost*

Finding the Best Value Engineering School for You

Best Value Colleges for Engineering in DelawareEngineering is one of the most popular subjects to study in Delaware. With 514 bachelor's degrees handed out in 2018-2019, it ranked 4th out of all the majors we track in the state. This means that of the 128,724 bachelor's that were awarded in the country, 0.4% were from a college or university in the state.

To us, 'best value' doesn't just mean the school with the lowest overall costs. Instead, we are looking at those engineering schools that offer a high quality educational experience at a price lower than expected.

To determine the average cost, we look at total expenses - such as tuition, fees, room and board, books, and other related expenses - and then subtract the average financial award a student receives. Knowing this amount can help you determine how much you may have to borrow in loans or take out of savings. Depending on your income and other factors, the cost for you to attend a particular school may be more or less.

More Ways to Rank Engineering Schools

Since picking the right college can be one of the most important decisions of your life, we've developed the Best Value Engineering Schools ranking, along with many other major-related rankings, to help you make that decision.

In addition to our rankings, you can take two colleges and compare them based on the criteria that matters most to you in our unique tool, College Combat. Test it out when you get a chance! You may also want to bookmark the link and share it with others who are trying to make the college decision.

2021 Best Value Engineering School in Delaware

The following school tops our list of the Best Engineering Colleges for the Money.

Best Value Engineering School

University of Delaware landed the #1 spot in our 2021 rankings for best value engineering schools. U of Delaware is a fairly large public school located in the large suburb of Newark. In addition to being on our best value list, U of Delaware has also earned the #1 rank in our Best Colleges for Engineering in Delaware ranking.

The average amount of time it takes for a student to receive their degree at U of Delaware is 4.2 years, and the average full-time cost to attend the school is around $38,841. This makes the estimated cost of a bachelor’s degree from U of Delaware be around $161,190. When you graduate sooner, you can save a lot of money.

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Best Engineering Colleges in the Middle Atlantic Region

Explore all the Best Engineering Schools in the Middle Atlantic Area or other specific states within that region.

State Degrees Awarded
Pennsylvania 6,878
New York 7,376
New Jersey 2,697
Maryland 2,298
District of Columbia 414

Engineering Majors to Study

Major Annual Graduates
Mechanical Engineering 159
Chemical Engineering 84
Civil Engineering 76
Biomedical Engineering 53
Electrical Engineering 52

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Related Major Annual Graduates
Biological & Biomedical Sciences 328
Computer & Information Sciences 246
Agriculture & Agriculture Operations 132
Natural Resources & Conservation 113
Physical Sciences 108

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Notes and References

*These values are for the top school only.

  • The Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) from the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), a branch of the U.S. Department of Education (DOE) serves as the core of the rest of our data about colleges.
  • Some other college data, including much of the graduate earnings data, comes from the U.S. Department of Education’s (College Scorecard).
  • Credit for the banner image above goes to Petty Officer 3rd Class Declan Barnes.

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