Newark Colleges, Universities, Trade and Vocational Schools

Newark Colleges and Schools

Colleges in Newark, Delaware

There are at least 4 colleges in Newark, listed and described below. These schools represent 27,992 or more students (full-time and part-time), a combined student body equivalent to 23,947 full-time students, and a reported 7,211 dorm rooms.

The largest schools here include University of Delaware and Delaware Technical and Community College-Stanton-Wilmington.

We also provide an extensive list of Delaware Colleges.

Of Note For College Students

  • Newark is notable for the large percent of its residents with college degrees.
  • A lot of people walk and bicycle in Newark.

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Harris School of Business

Wilmington, DE

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New Castle, DE

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Newark Colleges with Open Admissions

Schools open to most or all qualified applicants (qualifications vary).
Based on 2008-2009 information.

Delaware Technical and Community College-Stanton-Wilmington
400 Stanton-Christiana Rd
Newark, DE 19702

  • Programs: Many programs. Most popular include: registered nursing, teacher education, criminal justice and police, business, marketing, dental hygienist, human services, kindergarten/preschool teaching
  • Degrees/Certificates: Certificates. Associate's.
  • Student Body: 7,519 students, 4,964 full-time equivalent.
  • Flexibility: Distance learning. Credit for experience. AP credits. Some high school credits accepted.
  • Notable: Career counseling. Placement assistance. On-campus daycare. Remedial services. Study abroad option. Member of a national athletic association.

Schilling-Douglas School of Hair Design
70 Amstel Ave
Newark, DE 19711-7964

  • Programs: cosmetology, manicurist, cosmetoloty instructor
  • Degrees/Certificates: Certificates.
  • Student Body: 131 students, 211 full-time equivalent.
  • Notable: Career counseling. Placement assistance.

Colleges in Newark with Selective Admissions

These schools do not admit all qualified applicants.
Based on 2008-2009 information.

University of Delaware

Newark, DE 19716

  • Programs: Many programs. Most popular include: English, psychology, finance, registered nursing, general studies, communication studies, biology, marketing
  • Degrees/Certificates: Associate's. Bachelor's. Master's. Doctor's.
  • Student Body: 20,342 students, 18,772 full-time equivalent.
  • Dorms: 7,211 student capacity.
  • SAT 25-75th percentile: Verbal: 540-630. Math: 560-660. Writing: 550-640.
  • Flexibility: Distance learning. AP credits. Some high school credits accepted.
  • Notable: Career counseling. Placement assistance. Remedial services. Study abroad option. Member of a national athletic association.
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Colleges in Nearby Cities and Towns

(Student count includes part-time and full-time; not all students live in the city or town. Data as of 2007.)

City/Town Colleges Pop.
Students Dorms
New Castle Colleges 1 4,862 8,353  
Wilmington Colleges 8 72,664 3,028 651

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