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Acceptance Rate 66.37%
Yield (Enrollment Ratio) 24.76%
Applicants 39,463
Admitted 26,190
Enrolled 6,485

Applying To Delaware Colleges

The average acceptance rate is 66.37% at Delaware colleges and universities where total 39,463 students have applied and 26,190 have been accepted. The average undergraduate application fees is $45.42 and the graduate application fees is $53.33. Next table presents the general admission information for applying to Delaware colleges.
General Admission Information of Delaware Colleges
Open Admission Policy12 out of 19 schools
Average Undergraduate Application Fees$ 45.42
Average Graduate Application Fees$ 53.33
Average Acceptance Rate66.37%
Average Yield (Enrollment Rate)24.76%
Average Test Scores1,038 SAT / 60 ACT

Acceptance Rates and Headcounts

For academic year 2020-2021, total 39,463 students (15,696 men and 23,741 women) applied to and 26,190 (10,037 men and 16,146 women) students were accepted to admit Delaware Colleges. Among them, 2,698 men and 3,787 women were enrolled into Delaware schools. The average acceptance rate is 66.37% and admission yield (enrollment rate) is 24.76%. The table below shows the Delaware colleges admission statistics including admission and enrolment rates.
Admission Statistics for Delaware Colleges (2020-2021)
TotalMenWomen
Applicants39,46315,69623,741
Admitted26,19010,03716,146
Enrolled6,4852,6983,787
Acceptance Rate 66.37% 63.95% 68.01%
Enrollment Ratio 24.76% 26.88% 23.45%
[Chart]Delaware Colleges Average Acceptance Rate and Yield

Average SAT and ACT Scores

For Delaware college, 4,672 students (87.33% of enrolled) have submitted their SAT scores and 1,081 students (13.00%) have submitted their ACT scores for seeking degrees. For score submitters, SAT 75th percentile score is 1,143 and 25th percentile score is 933. For ACT scores, 75th percentile score is 68 and 25th percentile score is 53. Next table shows the detail SAT and ACT scores distribution of enrolled students at Delaware colleges and universities.
SAT and ACT Score Distribution at Delaware Colleges
25th Percentile75th Percentile
Evidence-Based Reading and Writing473.33576.67
SAT Math460.00566.67
ACT Composite18.0022.67
ACT Math18.0022.33
ACT English16.6723.00
[Chart] SAT/ACT Distribution - Delaware Colleges
[Chart] Average SAT Scores - Delaware Colleges
[Chart] Average ACT Scores - Delaware Colleges

Calendar System and Accepted Credits

In Delaware State, 6 schools use semester calendar systems and 1 schools are based on quarter system. Next table lists the number of schools with their calendar systems.
Semester6 out of 19 schools
Quarter1 out of 19 schools
Trimester1 out of 19 schools
Four-one-four plan1 out of 19 schools
Other academic year0 out of 19 schools
Differs by program3 out of 19 schools
Continuous6 out of 19 schools
Un-Known/Other1 out of 19 schools
Next table describes credits that Delaware colleges and universities are accepting for their students
Dual Credits8 out of 19 schools
Credits for Life Experiences3 out of 19 schools
Advanced placement (AP) Credits8 out of 19 schools
Credit for Military Training4 out of 19 schools

Application Requirements

5 Delaware schools require High School GPA and 6 schools require High School Record (or Transcript). The test scores such as SAT and ACT are required by 3 Delaware colleges. Next table summarizes the application requirements for applying to Delaware colleges.
Admission Checklist for Delaware Colleges
RequiredRecommended
High School GPA50
High School Rank03
High School Record (or Transcript)60
Completion of College Preparatory Program14
Recommendations11
Formal Demonstration of Competencies30
Admission Test Scores32
TOEFL41
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)10