Acceptance Rate 70.41%
Yield (Enrollment Ratio) 21.05%
Applicants 39,543
Admitted 27,844
Enrolled 5,861

Applying To Delaware Colleges

The average acceptance rate is 70.41% at Delaware colleges and universities where total 39,543 students have applied and 27,844 have been accepted. The average undergraduate application fees is $45.00 and the graduate application fees is $53.00. Next table presents the general admission information for applying to Delaware colleges.
General Admission Information of Delaware Colleges
Open Admission Policy12 out of 23 schools
Average Undergraduate Application Fees$ 45.00
Average Graduate Application Fees$ 53.00
Average Acceptance Rate70.41%
Average Yield (Enrollment Rate)21.05%
Average Test Scores1,248 SAT / 29 ACT

Acceptance Rates and Headcounts

For academic year 2021-2022, total 39,543 students (15,103 men and 24,440 women) applied to and 27,844 (10,151 men and 17,919 women) students were accepted to admit Delaware Colleges. Among them, 2,144 men and 3,607 women were enrolled into Delaware schools. The average acceptance rate is 70.41% and admission yield (enrollment rate) is 21.05%. The table below shows the Delaware colleges admission statistics including admission and enrolment rates.
Admission Statistics for Delaware Colleges (2021-2022)
Acceptance Rate 70.41% 67.21% 73.32%
Enrollment Ratio 21.05% 21.12% 20.13%
[Chart]Delaware Colleges Average Acceptance Rate and Yield

Average SAT and ACT Scores

For Delaware college, 1,435 students (31.00% of enrolled) have submitted their SAT scores and 254 students (6.00%) have submitted their ACT scores for seeking degrees. For score submitters, SAT 75th percentile score is 1,340 and 25th percentile score is 1,155. For ACT scores, 75th percentile score is 94 and 25th percentile score is 76. 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 Writing585.00670.00
SAT Math570.00670.00
ACT Composite26.0031.00
ACT Math25.0030.00
ACT English25.0033.00
[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 23 schools
Quarter1 out of 23 schools
Trimester1 out of 23 schools
Four-one-four plan1 out of 23 schools
Other academic year0 out of 23 schools
Differs by program3 out of 23 schools
Continuous6 out of 23 schools
Un-Known/Other5 out of 23 schools
Next table describes credits that Delaware colleges and universities are accepting for their students
Dual Credits8 out of 23 schools
Credits for Life Experiences3 out of 23 schools
Advanced placement (AP) Credits8 out of 23 schools
Credit for Military Training4 out of 23 schools

Application Requirements

4 Delaware schools require High School GPA and 4 schools require High School Record (or Transcript). The test scores such as SAT and ACT are required by 1 Delaware colleges. Next table summarizes the application requirements for applying to Delaware colleges.
Admission Checklist for Delaware Colleges
High School GPA40
High School Rank02
High School Record (or Transcript)40
Completion of College Preparatory Program12
Formal Demonstration of Competencies20
Admission Test Scores13
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)00