University of Delaware (UD)

Newark, DE

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University of Delaware

University of Delaware Student Essentials

University of Delaware Student Essentials
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

About UD

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.

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UD Ratings & Reviews

Overall School Rating:

Rated 4.5 of 5 Stars 3 Reviews

67% of students gave University of Delaware 5 stars overall.

Student Ratings

Overall Rating

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

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


UD Map & Location

University of Delaware
46 E Delaware Ave
Newark, DE 19716


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Getting Around UD

Walkability

Very good walkability. We recommend walking in this area.

8/10
walk

Weather

Seasonal average temperatures for Newark, DE

Winter
Dec
46
28
Jan
42
24
Feb
46
26
Spring
Mar
55
32
Apr
67
42
May
76
51
Summer
Jun
85
61
Jul
88
66
Aug
87
65
Fall
Sep
80
57
Oct
69
45
Nov
58
36

UD Students

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

Ethnic Diversity:

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

Undergraduate 82%
Graduate 18%
Full-Time 100%
Part-Time 0%
Women 58%
Men 42%
International 6%
Domestic 94%

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