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Nursing Schools In Delaware

There are 8 accredited nursing schools in Delaware for faculty who teach nursing classes to choose from. The graphs, statistics and analysis below outline the current state and the future direction of academia in nursing in the state of Delaware, which encompasses nursing training at the following levels:


  1. Beebe Hospital School of Nursing

    424 Savannah Rd, Lewes, Delaware 19958

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
  2. Delaware Technical and Community College-Owens

    Route 18, Seashore Highway, Georgetown, Delaware 19947

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
  3. Delaware Technical and Community College-Terry

    100 Campus Drive, Dover, Delaware 19901

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
  4. Delaware Technical and Community College-Stanton-Wilmington

    400 Stanton-Christiana Rd, Newark, Delaware 19702

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
  5. Delaware State University

    1200 N. Dupont Highway, Dover, Delaware 19901

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
  6. University of Delaware

    Newark, Delaware 19716

    75 U.S. News National University Ranking
  7. Wesley College in Dover

    120 N State St, Dover, Delaware 19901-3875

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
  8. Wilmington University

    320 Dupont Hwy, New Castle, Delaware 19720

    n/a U.S. News National University Ranking



Professional Trends

Delaware Vs. National Nursing Employment

Delaware 18,020
National 5,150,780

Of all of the nursing professionals that work in the US, approximately 0% work in Delaware state.

Employment Growth for Nursing professionals In Delaware

15,420 17,190 17,420 18,970 18,020
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

In Delaware, nursing is a growing field. In 2010 there were 2,600 more nursing professionals working in Delaware than there were in 2006. Thus, the field of nursing has grown by 17% in Delaware. This growth is faster than the national trend for nursing professionals which shows a 7% increase in the number of nursing professionals working around the nation.

Nursing VS. All Professions salaries in Delaware

$69,522 $43,652 $57,932 $58,822 $62,058
$46,948 $48,366 $50,236 $51,531 $51,081
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Nursing
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

The amount earned by nursing professionals is decreasing in Delaware. Nursing professionals earned a yearly mean salary of $69,522 in 2006. They earned a yearly mean salary of $62,058 in 2010.

Salary percentiles for Nursing professionals in Delaware

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This represents a decline in salaries of 12%. State trends for all professions are quite different from this decline. In Delaware state, within the field of nursing, there is a huge variation in pay. The highest paid nursing professionals earn 93% more money than those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket.

Average Salaries for Nursing professionals and related professions in Delaware

Forensic Nursing

Nursing professionals in Delaware earn, on average, less than their counterparts in related professions.

Educational Trends

Nursing programs available for each degree type for all schools in Delaware


The number of students graduating from the 8 accredited nursing schools in Delaware is increasing. In Delaware, there were 162 graduates in 2006. And there were 1,007 graduates from nursing courses in 2010.

Thus there was a 522% percent increase in the number of nursing school degree or certificate graduates in Delaware. Most of these graduates, or 30%, earned an master's degree in nursing.

Nursing Faculty Salaries in Delaware

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