• Delaware College of Art and Design's mission is to educate talented and dedicated students to become art makers, idea generators, problem solvers, and visual communicators who can redefine the way we perceive and experience the world around us. It also serves as a visible stakeholder, cultural anchor, and catalyst for the revitalization of downtown Wilmington. The Delaware College of Art and Design is accredited by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education (MSCHE) and the National Association of Schools of Art and Design (NASAD).

School Highlights

Delaware College of Art and Design serves 107 students (89% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 3:1 is lower than the state community college average of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 63% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 38%.

Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Enrollment: 107 students
  • Private-state tuition: $23,130
  • Acceptance Rate: 64%
  • Student:teacher ratio: 3:1
  • Minority enrollment: 63%
  • Source: Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS)

School Overview

The teacher population of 32 teachers has grown by 146% over five years.
Delaware College of Art and Design
(DE) Community College Avg.
Carnegie Classification
Not applicable, not in Carnegie universe (not accredited or nondegree-granting)
Associates Colleges
Institution Level
At least 2 but less than 4 years
Four or more years
Institution Control
Private not-for-profit
Public
Total Faculty
32 staff
201 staff
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Student Body

The student population of Delaware College of Art and Design has declined by 42% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 3:1 has decreased from 14:1 over five years.
The Delaware College of Art and Design diversity score of 0.77 is more than the state average of 0.57. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Total Enrollment
107 students
4,296 students
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Student : Teacher Ratio
3:1
14:1
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# Full-Time Students
95 students
1,803 students
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# Part-Time Students
12 students
2,493 students
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# Enrollment Undergraduate
127 students
305 students
# Full-Time Undergraduate Students
95 students
1,803 students
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# Part-Time Undergraduate Students
12 students
12 students
Total Dormitory Capacity
43 students
43 students
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% American Indian/Alaskan
7%
n/a
% Asian
2%
4%
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% Hispanic
2%
10%
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% Black
24%
18%
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% White
37%
62%
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% Two or more races
17%
2%
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% Non Resident races
2%
2%
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% Unknown races
9%
2%
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Diversity Score
0.77
0.57
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College Completion Rate (Students who graduate in less than 4 years)
0.59%
0.59%
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College Completion Rate (Students who graduate in 4 years or more than 4 years)
n/a
14.06%
Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years) (Year 2008)
$36,900
$33,400

Tuition and Acceptance Rate

The private state tuition of $23,130 is equal to the state average of $23,130. The private state tuition has declined by 10% over four years.
Private State Tuition Fees
$23,130
$23,130
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% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid
77%
80%
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Median Debt for Graduates
$12,000
$9,000
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Median Debt for Dropouts
$7,500
$3,500
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Acceptance Rate
64%
64%
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Source: 2021 (or latest year available) Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS)

Frequently Asked Questions

How much does Delaware College of Art and Design cost?

Delaware College of Art and Design's private state tuition is approximately $23,130.

What is the acceptance rate of Delaware College of Art and Design?

The acceptance rate of Delaware College of Art and Design is 64%, which is equal to the state average of 64%.

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Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Enrollment: 107 students
  • Private-state tuition: $23,130
  • Acceptance Rate: 64%
  • Student:teacher ratio: 3:1
  • Minority enrollment: 63%
  • Source: Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS)

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