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2021 Best Value Colleges for Public Administration & Social Service in Delaware

2 Colleges
171 Bachelor's Degrees
$30,673 Avg Cost*

Finding the Best Value Public Administration & Social Service School for You

Best Value Colleges for Public Administration & Social Service in DelawareIn 2018-2019, 171 bachelor's degrees were awarded to public administration and social service students who went to a Delaware college or university. This makes it the #12 most popular major in the state. This means that 0.5% of the degrees earned in the country were from a school in the state.

This year's Best Value Colleges for Public Administration & Social Service in Delaware ranking analyzed 2 colleges that offered a bachelor's degree in public administration and social service. To us, 'best value' doesn't just mean the school with the lowest overall costs. We are more focused on public administration and social service schools that offer a high quality education at a price lower that other schools of similar academic excellence.

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.

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When choosing the right school for you, it's important to arm yourself with all the facts you can. To that end, we've created a number of major-specific rankings, including this Best Value Public Administration & Social Service Schools list to help you make the college decision.

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2021 Best Value Public Administration & Social Service Schools in Delaware

Check out the public administration and social service programs at these schools if you want to get the best value for your money.

Best Value Public Administration & Social Service Schools in Delaware

Our rankings recognize Delaware State University as the #1 school in this year's rankings. Del State is a small public school located in the small city of Dover. Del State also took the #2 spot in our Best Colleges for Public Administration & Social Service in Delaware rankings.

It takes the average student at Del State about 4.4 years to graduate, and it costs about $22,505 per year to attend the school. This means that the average student pays around $99,247 to get a bachelor’s degree from Del State. When you graduate sooner, you can save a lot of money.

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University of Delaware comes in at #2 in this year's ranking. Located in the suburb of Newark, U of Delaware is a public college with a fairly large student population. In addition to being on our best value list, U of Delaware has also earned the #1 rank in our Best Colleges for Public Administration & Social Service in Delaware ranking.

It takes the average student at U of Delaware about 4.2 years to graduate, and the average full-time cost to attend the school is around $38,841. When we combine these numbers, we estimate that the cost to get a bachelor’s degree from U of Delaware is $161,190. The sooner a student graduates, the more money they can save.

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Best Public Administration & Social Service Colleges in the Middle Atlantic Region

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State Degrees Awarded
Pennsylvania 1,300
New York 2,708
New Jersey 866
Maryland 705
District of Columbia 67

Public Administration & Social Service Majors to Study

Major Annual Graduates
Human Services 84
Social Work 44
Public Policy 43

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Related Major Annual Graduates
Parks, Recreation, Leisure, & Fitness Studies 347
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement & Firefighting 142
Legal Professions 38

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Notes and References

*These averages are for the top 2 schools 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 University of the Fraser Valley.

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