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Wilmington, DE Area Scholarships

Wilmington (Lenape: Paxahakink / Pakehakink) is the largest and most populous city in the U.S. state of Delaware. The city was built on the site of Fort Christina, the first Swedish settlement in North America. It is at the confluence of the Christina River and Brandywine River, near where the Christina flows into the Delaware River. It is the county seat of New Castle County and one of the major cities in the Delaware Valley metropolitan area. Wilmington was named by Proprietor Thomas Penn after his friend Spencer Compton, Earl of Wilmington, who was prime minister in the reign of George II of Great Britain.

As of the 2017 United States Census estimate, the city's population is 72,846. It is the fifth least populous city in the U.S. to be the most populous in its state. The Wilmington Metropolitan Division, comprising New Castle County, DE, Cecil County, MD and Salem County, NJ, had an estimated 2016 population of 719,876. The Delaware Valley metropolitan area, which includes the cities of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, and Camden, New Jersey, had a 2016 population of 6,070,500, and a combined statistical area of 7,179,357.

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Wilmington, DE Area Scholarships

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Schools in and around Wilmington, DE

Delaware Technical Community College-Stanton/Wilmington
At least 2 but less than 4 years; Public; $6,856 average out-state tuition; $2,742 average in-state tuition
Delaware College of Art and Design
At least 2 but less than 4 years; Private not for profit; $24,050 average out-state tuition; $24,050 average in-state tuition
Goldey-Beacom College
Four or more years; Private not for profit; $23,850 average out-state tuition; $23,850 average in-state tuition
Widener University-Delaware Campus
Four or more years; Private not for profit; $12,750 average out-state tuition; $12,750 average in-state tuition
Dawn Career Institute LLC
Less than 2 years (below associate); Private for profit
Harris School of Business-Wilmington Campus
Less than 2 years (below associate); Private for profit
University of Phoenix-Delaware
Four or more years; Private for profit; $10,546 average out-state tuition; $10,546 average in-state tuition