UD Description

An outstanding educational experience awaits you at the research intensive, technologically advanced University of Delaware in Newark, Delaware.

Student life provides students with many outstanding educational, recreational and service opportunities. The distinguished speaker series, symposia concerts, exhibits and arts and cultural activities are only some of the campus events that are hosted regularly, allowing students to receive a well-rounded learning experience.

Students may join more than 300 student organizations, with interests in co-curricular activities, community service, Greek life, honor societies, multicultural groups and many more.

Spiritual life opportunities are also available through the school’s many religious and spiritually oriented groups.

Academics are offered in more than 135 bachelor’s programs, 115 master’s programs, 50 doctoral programs and 12 dual-graduate programs through the school’s seven colleges and collaborations with more than 60 top research centers. A handful of associate’s degrees are also available.

Admissions require students to submit either a University of Delaware application or a Common Application with UD supplement. Students applying for music majors must audition; students applying for an arts major must submit a required essay and portfolio that demonstrates creative ability.

Tuition is set lower for Delaware residents.

Applicants who file a FAFSA by December 1 will be considered to receive merit-based scholarships. Other forms of financial aid include need-based federal aid.

Quick Facts about University of Delaware

Region

Mid-Atlantic

Setting

Large Town Setting

Type

Public

Affiliation

Not applicable

Size

Very Large (+10,000 Undergrad)

Mascot

Fightin' Blue Hens

Nickname

Udel

Website

www.udel.edu

On-Campus Housing Available

Yes

Selectivity

Highly Selective

In-State Tuition

$9,670

Out-of-State Tuition

$25,940

Retention Rate

92%

Enrollment

20,722

Year Established

1743

UD Ratings & Reviews

Overall School Rating: 4.5

5 star
  2 reviews
4 star
  1 review
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67% of students gave University of Delaware 5 stars overall.

Overall Rating:
4

Detailed Ratings

University of Delaware is a beautiful campus set around a huge green where students collect on sunny days. It's set in Newark, a quaint town with lots of restaurants and shops. Newark won the 2011 Great American Main Street award.

Overall Rating:
5

Detailed Ratings

Loved the town and proximity to the campus, easy acess to get home, beautiful campus, people so friendly

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UD Students

Full-Time Undergrad Students
17,052
Freshman Class
3,391
Total Students (Undergrads & Graduate Students)
20,722

Undergraduate vs. Graduate

Undergraduate
82%
Graduate
18%

Full-Time vs. Part-Time Students

Full-Time
100%
Part-Time
0%

Gender of Students

Women
58%
Men
42%

Ethnic Diversity

Latino
5%
African American
6%
Caucasian
80%
Asian
5%
Unknown and Other
4%

International Students

International
6%
Domestic
94%

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