Founded in 1743, the University of Delaware (UD) is one of the oldest universities in the U.S. and three members of its first class of students signed the Declaration of Independence. The university is located in Newark, Delaware. Though it began as a small private academy, UD is now a large public research university offering 140 baccalaureate programs. It launched the first study abroad program in US in 1923 and presently over 30% of its students study abroad every year. The main campus is in Newark, with satellite campuses in Dover, Washington, Lewes and Georgetown.
The university comprises of College of Agriculture and Natural Resources; College of Arts and Sciences; Alfred Lerner College of Business and Economics; College of Earth, Ocean, and Environment; College of Education and Human Development; College of Engineering and College of Health Sciences. Business, Management, Marketing, Social Sciences, Health Professions and Related Programs, Engineering and Education are the most popular majors at the university. The university offers more than 140 under graduate degree programs and follows a 4-1-4-based academic calendar.
The university has a student population of over 22,800 of which more than 19,000 are enrolled at the undergraduate level. The university has a student to faculty ratio of 16:1 and an acceptance rate of 67%.
UD is classified as a research university with Highest Research Activity, by the Carnegie Foundation of Advancement of Teaching
Notable Alumni: Thurman Adams, Jr. (Democratic member of the Delaware Senate), Susan Barnett (KYW-TV news anchor), John L. Anderson (President of Illinois Institute of Technology)
University of Delaware Programs
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Bachelors: $ 34,160
Fees vary for each program. Please visit program page for specific fees.
Undergraduate: January 15
Graduate: Deadlines vary for each program.
Deadlines vary for each program. Please visit program page for specific deadlines.
University of Delaware Rankings
RegionalUnited States of America
Newark,United States of America