Delaware contains three schools that offer respiratory therapy programs. Wilmington University, the highest-ranking respiratory therapy school in DE, has a total student population of 9,650 and is the 4170th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 3 respiratory therapy 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 Technical and Community College-Stanton-Wilmington as the lowest recorded at only $4,849/yr.
Respiratory Therapy students from Delaware schools who go on to become respiratory therapists, respiratory care specialists, respiratory care practitioners, certified respiratory therapists, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. For example, there are 107,270 people working as respiratory therapists alone in the US, and their average annual salary is $54,200.
Also, within the respiratory therapy schools in Delaware, the average student population is 2,228 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 16 to 1. Aside from respiratory therapy, 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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