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Wilmington (Lenape: Paxahakink, Pakehakink) is the largest city in the state of Delaware, United States, and is located at the confluence of the Christina River and Brandywine Creek, 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.

According to the 2010 census, the population of the city is 70,851, a decrease of 2.4% from 2000. The metropolitan area which includes the cities of Philadelphia, and Camden, New Jersey had a 2006 population of 5,826,742, and a combined statistical area of 6,398,896.

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Schools in and around Wilmington, DE

Name
Delaware College of Art and Design
At least 2 but less than 4 years; Private not for profit; $19,000 average out-state tuition; $19,000 average in-state tuition
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
University of Phoenix-Delaware
Four or more years; Private for profit; $10,546 average out-state tuition; $10,546 average in-state tuition
Dawn Career Institute Inc
Less than 2 years (below associate); Private for profit
Harris School of Business-Wilmington Campus
Less than 2 years (below associate); Private for profit
Widener University-Delaware Campus
Four or more years; Private not for profit; $12,750 average out-state tuition; $12,750 average in-state tuition
Wilmington University
Four or more years; Private not for profit; $9,420 average out-state tuition; $9,420 average in-state tuition

Wilmington, DE Scholarships

Name Amount Deadline
John A. and Marion B. Smitheman Scholarship $2,000 March 15, 2017
Marion Maccarrell Scott Scholarship Varies January 31, 2017
First Time College Student Scholarship Varies March 08, 2017
Community College Graduate Scholarship Varies March 08, 2017