Best colleges in Dover

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Located in central Delaware and home to East Coast favorite Dover International Speedway, Dover is a vibrant community that will keep your adventurist spirit satisfied year around. With 4 colleges in town and 30 education institutions in reach, Dover has endless major options ranging from sports management to biological chemistry.* Registered nurses and accountants earn the highest hourly wages, so business and healthcare degrees might pay themselves off in the long run. And close proximity to big businesses like DuPont, General Motors, AstraZeneca, and the Dover Air Force Base, you’ll be set up for success in Dover even after graduation.*

Dover, with its 12 museums dedicated to everything from airplanes to Victrolas, year-around festivals and a thriving nearby Amish community, is one place where you can get in touch with American history.* But it’s not all about celebrating the past. Dover has a big enough winery and brewery scene to keep you busy in the present, as well as countless eateries including local favorite 33 West.* What’s more, Dover is a retail lover’s dream with over 7 major shopping destinations including the Colonnade Shops…as well as no state sales tax.* And when you have a hankering for the great outdoors, look no further than a visit to Bombay Hook National Wildlife Refuge for scenic tidal salt marsh landscape and beautiful shorebirds and waterfowl.* Whether you want a day of outdoor escapes, an exciting afternoon watching NASCAR’s finest, or an evening on the town at Dover Downs Hotel & Casino, you’re guaranteed to keep life interesting outside of the classroom in Dover. Trust us, you don’t want to miss out on a wonderful collegiate experience in the First State.

*Bureau of Labor Statistics *visitdelaware.com *Wikipedia, “Dover” *delawaretoday.com *bestplaces.net *mba-today.com

Best Four Year Universities in Dover

Delaware State University offers 124 degree programs. It's a small, public, four-year university in a small city. In 2019, 761 students graduated with students earning 658 Bachelor's degrees, 89 Master's degrees, and 14 Doctoral degrees.

Wesley College
Dover, DE

Wesley College offers 48 degree programs. It's a small, private not-for-profit, four-year university in a small city. In 2019, 251 students graduated with students earning 208 Bachelor's degrees, 41 Master's degrees, and 2 Associate's degrees.

Delaware Technical Community College-Terry offers 123 degree programs. It's a large, public, four-year university in a small city. In 2019, 1,903 students graduated with students earning 1,673 Associate's degrees, 187 Certificates, and 43 Bachelor's degrees.

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List of all colleges in Dover

School Average Tuition Student Teacher Ratio Enrolled Students
Delaware State University Logo Delaware State University Dover, DE
3/5
22 : 1 4,768
Wesley College Logo Wesley College Dover, DE
5/5
14 : 1 1,151
Joe Kubert School of Cartoon and Graphic Art Logo Joe Kubert School of Cartoon and Graphic Art Dover, NJ
4/5
  86
Harris School of Business-Dover Campus Logo Harris School of Business-Dover Campus Dover, DE     194
Delaware Technical Community College-Terry Logo Delaware Technical Community College-Terry Dover, DE
2/5
35 : 1 13,660
Delaware Technical Community College-Central Office Logo Delaware Technical Community College-Central Office Dover, DE