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Tuition

$12,912

$30,732

not including room and board

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Moderately Selective

63%

acceptance rate

Accepted 15,621
Declined + 9,036
Total Received 24,657
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undergraduateRatios

43%

57%

male

female

1  :  13

teacher

students

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Most Popular Majors

  1. Finance
  2. Psychology
  3. Nursing
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School Facts

University of Delaware is a land grant, sea grant, and space grant institution. Founded in 1743 as a small private academy, it closed in 1859, reopened as a state land-grant institution in 1870, and adopted coeducation in 1872. Its 2,011-acre campus is located in Newark, 12 miles from Wilmington, 30 miles from Philadelphia, and 50 miles from Baltimore.

Public/private Unknown
Campus Enrollment 21,308
Established in 1743
Coeducational Coeducational College, Became Coeducational College
Accredited by •  AACSB (Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business)
•  ABET (Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology, Inc.)
•  ALA (American Library Association)
•  APA (American Psychological Association)
•  APTA (American Physical Therapy Association)
•  CAATE (Commission on Accreditation of Athletic Training Education)
•  CCNE (Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education)
•  MSCHE (Middle States Commission on Higher Education)
•  NAACLS (National Accrediting Agency for Clinical Laboratory Sciences)
•  NASM (National Association of Schools of Music)
•  NASPAA (National Association of Schools of Public Affairs and Administration)
•  NCATE (National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education)

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Codes

SAT 5811
ACT 0634

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17,629

undergraduate students

3,679

graduate students

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Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
12%
600-699
34%
500-599
44%
400-499
10%
300-399
0
200-299
0
700-800
12%
600-699
43%
500-599
36%
400-499
8%
300-399
1%
200-299
0
700-800
9%
600-699
39%
500-599
42%
400-499
10%
300-399
0
200-299
0
30-36
25%
24-29
49%
18-23
24%
12-17
2%
6-11
0
Below 6
0
30-36
21%
24-29
60%
18-23
17%
12-17
2%
6-11
0
Below 6
0
30-36
17%
24-29
63%
18-23
19%
12-17
1%
6-11
0
Below 6
0
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Newark, DE

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Fun Facts

  • University of Delaware purchased a 272-acre old Chrysler assembly plant facility in order to expand its education and research capabilities.

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Newark, DE

2,011-acre campus in Newark (population: 32,367), 12 miles from Wilmington, 30 miles from Philadelphia, and 50 miles from Baltimore; branch campuses in Dover, Georgetown, and Wilmington. Served by bus; major airports serve Baltimore and Philadelphia; train serves Newark and Wilmington. School operates transportation to southern Delaware. Public transportation serves campus.

University of Delaware
210 South College Avenue
Newark, DE 19716

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Campus Life

yes
Housing available
44%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
94%
Percent of freshmen that live in campus-owned housing
yes
Students are required to live in school housing
yes
Students may have cars on campus
yes
Alcohol is permitted on campus to students of legal age

% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
37%
Top 1/4
72%
Top 1/2
96%
Bottom 1/2
4%
Bottom 1/4
0%

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
12%
600-699
34%
500-599
44%
400-499
10%
300-399
0
200-299
0
700-800
12%
600-699
43%
500-599
36%
400-499
8%
300-399
1%
200-299
0
700-800
9%
600-699
39%
500-599
42%
400-499
10%
300-399
0
200-299
0
30-36
25%
24-29
49%
18-23
24%
12-17
2%
6-11
0
Below 6
0
30-36
21%
24-29
60%
18-23
17%
12-17
2%
6-11
0
Below 6
0
30-36
17%
24-29
63%
18-23
19%
12-17
1%
6-11
0
Below 6
0

Admissions Facts

Application fee $75
Common application accepted yes
Application deadline December 1 (priority deadline)
January 15
School has early decision program no
School has early action program no
Admissions interview
(required or recommended)
Neither
SAT/ACT requirements SAT Subject Tests Recommended
SAT or ACT Required

Admissions Factors

Very Important

Secondary school record
State residency

Important

Character/ personal qualities
Essay
Extracurricular activities
Particular talent/ability
Recommendations
Standardized test scores
Volunteer Work
Work Experience

Considered

Alumni/ae relationship
Class rank
Geographical residence
Interview
Minority affiliation

Not Considered

Religious affiliation/commitment

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Moderately Selective

63%

acceptance rate

Accepted 15,621
Declined + 9,036
Total Received 24,657

Admissions Contact

Jose Aviles
Director of Admissions
P: 302 831-8123
F: 302 831-6905
admissions@udel.edu

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Scholarships & Grants

Need-based

Federal $10,607,329
State $7,388,888
Institutional $33,153,305
Other external $3,058,531
Total $54,208,053

Non-need-based

Federal
State $1,572,530
Institutional $21,900,199
Other external $2,360,841
Total $25,833,570

Varsity Sports

M W
baseball
basketball
crew
cross-country
field hockey
football
golf
lacrosse
soccer
softball
swimming
tennis
track and field (indoor)
track and field (outdoor)
volleyball

Athletic Facts

Athletic conference memberships
Colonial Athletic Association (Division I), Eastern College Athletic Conference (Division I)
Mascot
YoUDee
School colors
royal blue and gold
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Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Accounting
Actuarial Sciences
Agricultural Education
Agricultural/Natural Resources
Agricultural/Resource Economics
Agriculture Education
Agriculture/Natural Resources
American Material Culture
Animal Science
Animal/Food Science
Anthropology
Anthropology Education
Apparel Design
Applied Mathematics
Applied Music/Instrumental
Applied Music/Piano
Applied Music/Voice
Applied Nutrition
Applied Physiology
Art
Art Conservation
Art History
Asian Studies
Athletic Training
Biochemistry
Bioinformatics
Bioinformatics/Computational Biology
Bioinformatics/Systems Biology
Biological Science/Neuroscience
Biological Sciences
Biological Sciences Education
Biomechanics/Movement Science
Biomedical Engineering
Biotechnology
Black American Studies
Business Administration
Business Administration/Accounting
Business Administration/Finance
Business Administration/Hospitality Business Management
Business Administration/Information Systems/Technology Management
Business Administration/International Business
Business Administration/Organizational Effectiveness/Development/Change
Chemical Engineering
Chemical Engineering/Business Administration
Chemistry
Chemistry Education
Chemistry/Biochemistry
Civil Engineering
Civil Engineering/Business Administration
Climatology
Cognitive Science
Communication
Communications
Comparative Literature
Computer Engineering
Computer Science
Counseling in Higher Education
Criminal Justice
Criminology
Curriculum/Instruction
Dietetics
Disaster Science/Management
Early Childhood Education
Earth Science Education
Ecology
Economic Education
Economics
Economics Education
Economics for Education
Economics/Applied Econometrics
Economics/Entrepreneurship for Education
Education
Educational Leadership
Educational Technology
Electrical Engineering
Electrical/Computer Engineering
Electrical/Computer Engineering/Business Administration
Elementary Teacher Education
Energy/Environmental Policy
Engineering Technology
English
English Education
Entomology
Entomology/Wildlife Ecology
Entrepreneurial/Technology Innovations
Environmental Engineering
Environmental Science
Environmental Soil Science
Environmental Studies
Environmental/Energy Policy
Environmental/Resource Economics
European Studies
Evaluation
Exceptional Children/Youth
Exercise Science
Family Studies
Fashion Merchandising
Fashion/Apparel Studies
Finance
Fine Arts
Food Science
Food Science/Technology
Food/Agribusiness Marketing/Management
Foreign Languages/Literature
Foreign Languages/Pedagogy
French Education
French/Political Science
Geography
Geography Education
Geological Sciences
Geology
German Education
German/Political Science
Health Behavior Management
Health Behavior Science
Health Promotion
Health Sciences
Health Services Administration
Health Studies
Health/Physical Education
Higher Education Administration
Historic Preservation
History
History Education
History/Foreign Language
Hospitality Business Management
Hospitality Industry Studies
Hotel/Restaurant/Institutional Management
Human Development/Family Studies
Human Nutrition
Human Services
Information Systems
Informational Systems/Technology Management
Instruction
International Business
International Business Studies
International Relations
Italian Education
Landscape Horticulture/Design
Latin American/Iberian Studies
Latin Education
Leadership
Liberal Arts/Engineering
Liberal Studies
Linguistics
Linguistics/Cognitive Science
Management
Management Information Systems
Marine Policy
Marine Science
Marine Studies
Marketing
Material Culture Preservation
Materials Science/Engineering
Materials Science/Engineering/Business Administration
Mathematics
Mathematics Education
Mathematics/Economics
Mechanical Engineering
Mechanical Engineering/Business Administration
Medical Diagnostics
Medical Laboratory Science
Medical Sciences
Music
Music Composition
Music Education/General/Choral
Music Education/Instrumental
Music History/Literature
Music Theory
Music Theory/Composition
Natural Resources Management
Neuroscience
Nursing
Nursing Science
Nutritional Sciences
Ocean Engineering
Oceanography
Operations Management
Operations Research
Organizational Effectiveness/Development/Change
Organizational/Community Leadership
Philosophy
Physical Therapy
Physics
Physics Education
Plant Protection
Plant Sciences
Plant/Soil Sciences
Political Science
Political Science Education
Political Science/International Relations
Pre-Veterinary Medicine/Animal Biosciences
Preservation Studies
Psychology
Psychology Education
Public Administration
Public Horticulture
Public Policy
Quantitative Biology
Reading
School Counseling
School Leadership
School Psychology
Social Studies in World History
Sociology
Sociology Education
Software Engineering
Spanish Education
Spanish/Political Science
Speech Language Pathology
Sports Management
Statistics
Teacher Leadership
Teaching
Teaching English as a Second Language
Technical Chinese Translation
Theatre
University Studies
Urban Affairs/Public Policy
Visual Communications
Water Science/Policy
Wildlife Conservation
Wildlife Ecology
Women/Gender Studies
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Undergraduate

83%

17,629
students

Female
57%
10,106

Male
43%
7,523

Graduate

17%

3,679
students

Female
50%
1,854

Male
50%
1,825

undergraduateFull-time

90%

16,037
students

Female
58%
9,272

Male
42%
6,765

undergraduatePart-time

10%

1,592
students

Female
53%
834

Male
47%
758

Student Break-down

4%
Nonresident aliens
5%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
American Indian or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
4%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
6%
Hispanic/Latino
73%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
1%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
2%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic/Latino

Transfer Admissions

62%

Transfer applicants accepted

57%

Applicants accepted who enroll

Transfer Requirements

Minimum requirements College GPA: 2.50
High school transcript Required of All
College transcript(s) Required of All
Statement of good standing from prior institution(s) Required of All
Interview Not Required/Recommended
Standardized test scores Required of Some
Essay or personal statement Required of All

Transfer Credits

Minimum transfers must complete

30

semester hours

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Counseling services

  • Academic
  • Birth control
  • Career
  • Minority student
  • Older student
  • Personal
  • Psychological
  • Religious

Remedial services offered

  • Math
  • Other
  • Reading
  • Study skills
  • Writing

Career placement services

  • Alumni network
  • Career/job search classes
  • Interest inventory
  • Internships
  • Interview training
  • On-campus job interviews
  • Other
  • Resume assistance
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Percent of the campus accessible to physically disabled students

Not Reported

Additional services

  • Day care
  • Health insurance
  • Health service
  • Nonremedial tutoring
  • Placement service

Special programs for physically disabled students

  • Adaptive equipment
  • Braille services
  • Interpreters for hearing-impaired
  • Note-taking services
  • Reader services
  • Special housing
  • Special transportation
  • Talking books
  • Tape recorders

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