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College Costs in Delaware

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Why This Indicator Matters

Over the past thirty years, the perceived need of a college degree have led to an increase in college enrollment. However with this wave has come a sharp increase in tuition, resulting in many young adults saddled with large student loans. While many argue that the college experience- one of innovation and exploration- offers more than workforce preparation, the increasing costs associated with higher education often lingers long into adulthood.

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Definition and Source



Average published tuition and fees at public institutions in current dollars

Data Source

The College Board, Annual Survey of Colleges


Average tuition and fee prices are weighted by full-time enrollment.

Last Updated

February 2024