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!

Programs with most annual graduates within 30 miles of Wilmington, DEAnnual Graduates
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services17,117
Health Professions and Related Programs13,900
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services3,614
Total Graduates across all programs within 30 miles of Wilmington75,687

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.