Delaware contains two schools that offer aviation programs. Delaware State University, the highest-ranking aviation school in DE, has a total student population of 3,609 and is the 639th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 2 aviation schools in Delaware, none have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Wilmington University comes out as the most expensive ($15,846/yr), with Delaware State University as the lowest recorded at only $10,378/yr.
Aviation students from Delaware schools who go on to become aviation safety inspectors, aerospace engineers, aviators, aviation engineers, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. Also, Aerospace engineering and operations technicians make on average $59,820 per year and there are about 7,940 of them employed in the US today.
Also, within the aviation schools in Delaware, the average student population is 2,228 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 16 to 1. Aside from aviation, there are 540 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 2,476 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $3,732, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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