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Accounting Schools in Delaware

382 students earned Accounting degrees in Delaware in the 2018-2019 year.

In terms of popularity, Accounting is the 3rd most popular major in the state out of a total 19 majors commonly available.

Education Levels of Accounting Majors in Delaware

Accounting majors in the state tend to have the following degree levels:

Education Level Number of Grads
Bachelor’s Degree 229
Master’s Degree 86
Associate’s Degree 65
Post-Master’s Certificate 2
Postbaccalaureate Certificate 2

Gender Distribution

In Delaware, a accounting major is more popular with women than with men.

Accounting Majors in DE Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

The racial distribution of accounting majors in Delaware is as follows:

  • Asian: 5.5%
  • Black or African American: 13.1%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 5.0%
  • White: 55.8%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 17.0%
  • Other Races: 3.7%
Accounting Majors in DE Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for Accounting Grads in Delaware

In this state, there are 21,520 people employed in jobs related to an accounting degree, compared to 4,307,910 nationwide.

Accounting Jobs Nationwide vs. DE

Wages for Accounting Jobs in Delaware

A typical salary for a accounting grad in the state is $68,010, compared to a typical salary of $78,820 nationwide.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

There are 7 colleges in Delaware that offer accounting degrees. Learn about the most popular 7 below:

170 Degrees in Major Awarded
81% Graduation Rate
23,808 Total Students

84% of students are awarded financial aid at this school. Most students complete their degree in 4.16 years. This school boasts a lower than average student loan default rate of 2.20%.


Wilmington University

New Castle
89 Degrees in Major Awarded
23% Graduation Rate
14,730 Total Students

Grads earn an average early-career salary of $36,800 after earning their degree at this institution. This school boasts a lower than average student loan default rate of 8.10%. Students who attend this private institution pay an average net price of $15,282.

61 Degrees in Major Awarded
13,660 Total Students

Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $25,500 a year. This public school has an average net price of $8,816. Seeking financial aid? At this school, 90% of students receive it.

32 Degrees in Major Awarded
53% Graduation Rate
1,327 Total Students

Seeking financial aid? At this school, 100% of students receive it. Students who attend this private institution pay an average net price of $14,065. This school boasts a lower than average student loan default rate of 6.00%.

20 Degrees in Major Awarded
42% Graduation Rate
4,768 Total Students

Of all the teachers who work at the school, 65% are considered full time. Seeking financial aid? At this school, 99% of students receive it. This public school has an average net price of $13,789.


Wesley College

7 Degrees in Major Awarded
20% Graduation Rate
1,151 Total Students

11 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. Students who attend this private institution pay an average net price of $22,643. It takes the average student 4.42 years to graduate.

3 Degrees in Major Awarded
0% Graduation Rate
404 Total Students

Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 17 to 1. In their early career, Strayer University - Delaware grads earn an average salary of $33,100.

Accounting Careers in DE

Some of the careers accounting majors go into include:

Job Title DE Job Growth DE Median Salary
Financial Managers 24% $152,180
Financial Analysts 21% $79,520
Financial Examiners 19% $78,150
Brokerage Clerks 18% $57,060
Accountants and Auditors 14% $72,750
Credit Analysts 10% $55,290
Tax Preparers 7% $0
Budget Analysts 7% $70,490
Tax Examiners, Collectors, and Revenue Agents 0% $56,010
Statistical Assistants 0% $0
Bookkeeping, Accounting, and Auditing Clerks -2% $44,410
Payroll and Timekeeping Clerks -4% $45,270

Below are some popular majors in the state that are similar to accounting.

Major Annual Graduates in DE
Business Administration & Management 1,352
Finance & Financial Management 524
Marketing 306
Management Information Systems 199
Human Resource Management 127
Hospitality Management 108
International Business 71
Business & Commerce 58

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