Wilmington: The Center of Learning
Wilmington is in the middle of it all. Over 100 of the country’s top universities and technical schools are located within hours of the city. This includes medical schools, research institutions and schools of law. Approximately 75,000 annual graduates are produced within a 30 mile radius of Wilmington!
|Program within 30 miles of Wilmington Delaware||Annual Graduates|
|Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services||17,117|
|Health Professions and Related Programs||13,900|
|Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services||3,614|
|Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities||3,018|
|Biological and Biomedical Sciences||2,883|
|Visual and Performing Arts||2,754|
|Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs||2,189|
|Public Administration and Social Service Professions||1,943|
|Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Fireﬁghting and Related Protective Services||1,718|
|Legal Professions and Studies||1,541|
|English Language and Literature/Letters||1,109|
|Parks, Recreation, Leisure, and Fitness Studies||1,072|
|Mathematics and Statistics||841|
|Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics||543|
|Architecture and Related Services||457|
|Philosophy and Religious Studies||401|
|Natural Resources and Conservation||357|
|Engineering Technologies and Engineering-Related Fields||341|
|Family and Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences||287|
|Theology and Religious Vocations||257|
|Personal and Culinary Services||216|
|Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender, and Group Studies||215|
|Communications Technologies/Technicians and Support Services||203|
|Agriculture, Agriculture Operations, and Related Sciences||176|
|Mechanic and Repair Technologies/Technicians||33|
Source: Delaware Prosperity Partnership Talent Report for Wilmington DE.
The top 5 universities with the most number of annual graduates within a 30 mile radius of Wilmington include: Temple University, University of Pennsylvania, Drexel University, University of Delaware, and Wilmington University. These universities collectively produce 36,500 graduates every year.
Wilmington itself is home to several renowned universities, making it easier to receive an advanced education close to home. In addition, residents can reach Philadelphia’s universities in 30 minutes.