Article - Colleges in Delaware that have closed, merged, or changed their names

College Name    City    State    Start Date    End Date    Affiliation    Other Information    Source
Brandywine Junior College    Wilmington    Delaware    
    taken over by Widener University
King's College    King's College    Delaware    
Newark College    Newark    Delaware    1833    
    established as New London Academy in 1743 by Presbyterian Synod of Philadelphia in New London, PA; moved to Newark, DE in 1765, became Newark Academy in 1769, Newark College in 1833, Delaware College in 1843; transferred to state control in 1843; merged with Women's College of Delaware and became University of Delaware in 1921
Songe, Alice H.  American Universities and Colleges: A Dictionary of Name Changes.  1978.
Saint Mary's College    Wilmington    Delaware    1830's    1868    Catholic    founded as a preparatory school; received college charter in 1847    Burke, Colin B. American Collegiate Populations. 1982.
State College for Colored Students    Dover    Delaware    1891    
    state supported    name change to Delaware State College in 1947 and to Delaware State University in 1993    Songe, Alice H.  American Universities and Colleges:  A Dictionary of Name Changes.  1978.
Brenner, Morgan G.  The Encyclopedia of College & University Name Histories.  2003.
Wilmington College    New Castle    Delaware    1968    
    name change to Wilmington University in 2007
Wilmington Commercial College    Wilmington    Delaware    1886    
    merged with Beacom College in 1951 to become Goldey-Beacom College



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