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2021 Top Delaware Women's Basketball Schools

4 Colleges
$22,810 Avg Tuition & Fees*
26% Avg 4-Year Grad Rate*

Student athletes have lots of options to chooose from today when trying to decide which college to attend. One of our goals at College Factual is to give you as much information as we can - such as our Best Colleges for Women's Basketball in Delaware ranking - to help you make that decision.

Our analysis looked at 4 schools in Delaware to determine which ones were the best for Women's Basketball athletes in Delaware. Our ranking is based on several objective factors, including the school's overall quality and the athletic competitiveness of the school. We steer clear of subjective measures since they don't give a clear picture when determining how one school compares to another. So, even if a school has a great team, it won't place well if it is also considered a low quality college or university.

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Top Colleges in Delaware for Women's Basketball athletes in Delaware

See which schools came out on top of our ranking:

#1

University of Delaware

Newark, Delaware

Our analysis found University of Delaware to be the best school for Women’s Basketball athletes in Delaware in this year’s ranking. UD is located in Newark, Delaware and, has a large student population. In 2018-2019, this school awarded 4,849 bachelor’s degrees to qualified undergraduates.

On the financial side of things, the Women’s Basketball team at UD made $2,522,440 in revenue. The team members aren’t slouches in the classroom either, since the team academic progress rate is an excellent 981.

With a freshman retention rate of 91%, the school does an excellent job of retaining its students. UD did well in our overall quality rankings, too. It placed #1 on our overall quality list.

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#2

Delaware State University

Dover, Delaware

You’ll be in good company if you decide to attend Delaware State University. It ranked #2 on our 2021 Best Colleges for Women’s Basketball athletes in Delaware list. Del State is a small public school situated in Dover, Delaware. It awarded 662 bachelor’s degrees in 2018-2019.

The Women’s Basketball team at Del State brought home $1,329,666 in revenue in a single year. The academic progress rate of the team is 939.

Del State also took the #2 spot in our overall quality rankings.

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#3

Wilmington University

New Castle, Delaware

You’ll be in good company if you decide to attend Wilmington University. It ranked #3 on our 2021 Best Colleges for Women’s Basketball athletes in Delaware list. Wilmington University is a fairly large private not-for-profit school situated in New Castle, Delaware. It awarded 1,843 bachelor’s degrees in 2018-2019.

On the financial side of things, the Women’s Basketball team at Wilmington University made $214,641 in revenue.

In addition to its Best Colleges for Women’s Basketball in Delaware ranking, and one of the reasons why the school is on the list, Wilmington University is ranked #4 for overall quality in Delaware.

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#4

Wesley College

Dover, Delaware

The excellent sports programs at Wesley College helped the school earn the #4 place on this year’s ranking of the best schools for Women’s Basketball athletes in Delaware. This small private not-for-profit school is located in Dover, Delaware, and it awarded 209 bachelor’s degrees in 2018-2019.

Speaking financially, the Women’s Basketball team at Wesley College took home $76,698 in revenue.

Wesley College did well in our overall quality rankings, too. It placed #5 on our overall quality list.

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Notes and References

Footnotes

*Avg Tuition and Fees and Avg 4-Year Grad Rate are for the top 4 schools only.

References

  • 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 our data about colleges.
  • Revenue and expense information comes from the U.S. Department of Education’s Equity in Athletics Data Analysis (EADA) website.
  • The academic progress rate (APR) of each team was made available by the NCAA.
  • Some other college data, including much of the graduate earnings data, comes from the U.S. Department of Education’s (College Scorecard).
  • Information about the national average student loan default rate is from the U.S. Department of Education and refers to data about the 2016 borrower cohort tracking period for which the cohort default rate (CDR) was 10.1%.

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