Tuition & Fees

$14,280

$35,710

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
13%
600-699
61%
500-599
25%
400-499
1%
700-800
20%
600-699
47%
500-599
31%
400-499
2%
700-800
7%
600-699
36%
500-599
46%
400-499
10%
300-399
1%
30-36
38%
24-29
45%
18-23
16%
12-17
1%
30-36
19%
24-29
62%
18-23
17%
12-17
2%
30-36
29%
24-29
57%
18-23
14%
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undergraduateRatios

43%

male

57%

female

1

teacher

12

students

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Moderately Selective

62%

acceptance rate

Accepted 17,277
Declined + 10,414
Total Received 27,691
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Public

19,117

undergraduate students

4,164

graduate students

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Most Popular Majors

  1. Finance
  2. Marketing
  3. Nursing
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Codes

SAT 5811
ACT 0634

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Location

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 1,996-acre campus is located in Newark, 12 miles from Wilmington, 30 miles from Philadelphia, and 50 miles from Baltimore.

Public/private Public
Campus Enrollment 23,281
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.)
•  APA (American Psychological Association)
•  CAATE (Commission on Accreditation of Athletic Training Education)
•  CCNE (Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education)
•  CSHSE (Council for Standards in Human Services 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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Newark, DE

1,996-acre campus in Newark (population: 33,858), 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

Campus Life

yes
Housing available
41%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
93%
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
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% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
34%
Top 1/4
69%
Top 1/2
94%
Bottom 1/2
6%
Bottom 1/4
1%

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
13%
600-699
61%
500-599
25%
400-499
1%
700-800
20%
600-699
47%
500-599
31%
400-499
2%
700-800
7%
600-699
36%
500-599
46%
400-499
10%
300-399
1%
30-36
38%
24-29
45%
18-23
16%
12-17
1%
30-36
19%
24-29
62%
18-23
17%
12-17
2%
30-36
29%
24-29
57%
18-23
14%

Admissions Facts

Application fee $75
Common application accepted yes
Application deadline January 15
School has early decision program no
School has early action program no
Admissions interview
(required or recommended)
Required of some
SAT/ACT requirements SAT Subject Tests Required of some
SAT or ACT Required

Moderately Selective

62%

acceptance rate

Accepted 17,277
Declined + 10,414
Total Received 27,691

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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Admissions Contact

William Douglas Zander
Executive Director of Admissions
P: 302 831-8123
F: 302 831-6905
admissions@udel.edu

Financial Aid

53%

Of students' needs
were fully met

$13,375

Average financial aid

Cost

in-state out-of-state
Tuition $12,730
Room $7,992
Board $5,216
Additional fees $1,550
Books & supplies $1,000
Total $28,488
Average Financial Aid - $13,375
Total with Avg. Aid $15,113
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Financial Aid Deadline

FAFSA
March 15

Required Financial Aid Forms

FAFSA

Financial Aid Office

P: 302 831-8761
F: 302 831-4334
finaid@udel.edu

Financial Aid Officer

Melissa Stone
Director of Student Financial Services
mstone@udel.edu

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

Club Sports - Men's

baseball, basketball, bass fishing, bowling, crew, cross-country, cycling, equestrian sports, fencing, field hockey, figure skating, golf, gymnastics, ice hockey, lacrosse, roller hockey, rugby, sailing, soccer, softball, swimming, synchronized skating, tennis, track and field, trap and skeet, triathlon, ultimate disc, volleyball, water polo, wrestling

Club Sports - Women's

baseball, basketball, bass fishing, bowling, crew, cross-country, cycling, equestrian sports, fencing, field hockey, figure skating, golf, gymnastics, ice hockey, lacrosse, roller hockey, rugby, sailing, soccer, softball, swimming, synchronized skating, tennis, track and field, trap and skeet, triathlon, ultimate disc, volleyball, water polo, wrestling

Intramural/Recreational Sports

badminton, basketball, battleship, corn hole, flag football, disc golf, dodgeball, golf, handball, racquetball, soccer, softball, squash, swimming, table tennis, tennis, track and field, ultimate Frisbee, volleyball (indoor/sand), walleyball

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Athletic Directors

Chrissi Rawak (men's)
Director Of Intercollegiate Athletics And Recreation Services
email

Jennifer Judy (women's)
Swa/senior Associate Athletic Director, Student Services & Sport Administration
email

Athletic Facts

Athletic conference memberships
Colonial Athletic Association, Eastern College Athletic Conference
Mascot
YoUDee
School colors
royal blue & gold

Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Accounting
Accounting Practice
Actuarial Sciences
Africana Studies
Agricultural Education
Agricultural/Natural Resources
Agricultural/Resource Economics
Agriculture/Natural Resources
American Material Culture
Anatomy/Clinical Health Science
Ancient Greek/Roman Studies
Animal Science
Animal/Food Science
Anthropology
Anthropology Education
Apparel Design
Applied Mathematics
Applied Molecular Biology/Biotechnology
Applied Music/Instrumental
Applied Music/Piano
Applied Music/Voice
Applied Nutrition
Applied Physiology
Applied Statistics
Art
Art Conservation
Art History
Art History for Museum Professionals
Asian Studies
Astronomy
Athletic Training
Biochemistry
Bioinformatics
Bioinformatics/Computational Biology
Bioinformatics/Systems Biology
Biological Science/Neuroscience
Biological Sciences
Biological Sciences Education
Biomechanics/Movement Science
Biomedical Engineering
Biotechnology
Business Administration
Business Administration/Accounting
Business Administration/Economics
Business Administration/Finance
Business Administration/Hospitality Business Management
Business Administration/Information Systems/Technology Management
Business Administration/International Business
Business Analytics
Chemical Engineering
Chemical Engineering/Business Administration
Chemistry
Chemistry Education
Chemistry/Biochemistry
Childhood Education in Languages/Literature/Culture
Chinese Studies
Civil Engineering
Civil Engineering/Business Administration
Climatology
Clinical Exercise Physiology
Cognitive Science
Communication
Communication Science/Disorders
Communications
Comparative Literature
Computer Engineering
Computer Science
Construction Engineering/Management
Criminal Justice
Criminology
Curriculum/Instruction
Cybersecurity
Data Science
Dietetics
Disaster Science/Management
Early Childhood Development/Programming
Early Childhood Education
Earth Science Education
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
English
English Education
Entomology
Entomology/Wildlife Ecology
Entrepreneurial/Technology Innovations
Entrepreneurship Studies
Entrepreneurship/Design
Environmental Engineering
Environmental 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
Financial Planning
Financial Services Analytics
Fine Arts
Food Science
Food/Agribusiness Marketing/Management
Foreign Languages/Pedagogy
French Education
French Studies
French/Political Science
Geography
Geography Education
Geological Sciences
Geology
German Education
German Studies
German/Political Science
Global Enterprise Management
Health Behavior Science
Health Behavior Science/Promotion
Health Promotion
Health Sciences
Health Services Administration
Health Systems Leadership
Healthcare
Historic Preservation
History
History Education
History/Foreign Language
Hospitality Business Management
Hospitality Industry Management
Hotel/Restaurant/Institutional Management
Human Development/Family Studies
Human Nutrition
Human Relations Administration
Human Services
Information Systems
Informational Systems/Technology Management
Insect Ecology/Conservation
Interaction Design
International Business
International Business Studies
International Relations
Italian Education
Italian Studies
Japanese Studies
Landscape Architecture
Languages/Literature/Cultures
Latin American/Iberian Studies
Latin Education
Leadership in Disability Services
Liberal Arts/Engineering
Liberal Studies
Linguistics
Linguistics/Cognitive Science
Linguistics/French
Literacy
Management
Management Information Systems
Marine Policy
Marine Science
Marine Studies
Marketing
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
Meteorology/Climatology
Music
Music Composition
Music Education/General/Choral
Music Education/Instrumental
Music History/Literature
Music Theory
Natural Resources Management
Neuroscience
Nursing
Nursing Practice
Nursing Science
Nutrition Science
Nutrition/Dietetics
Nutrition/Medical Sciences
Ocean Engineering
Oceanography
Operations Management
Operations Research
Organizational/Community Leadership
Particle Technology
Philosophy
Physical Therapy
Physics
Physics Education
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
Registered Nurse
Russian Studies
School Counseling
School Psychology
Sociology
Sociology Education
Spanish Education
Spanish Studies
Spanish/Political Science
Speech-Language Pathology
Sports Health
Sports Management
Statistics
Strategic Leadership
Teacher Leadership
Teaching English as a Second Language
Technical Chinese Translation
Theatre
Three Languages
University Studies
Urban Affairs/Public Policy
Visual Communications
Water Science/Policy
Wildlife Ecology
Wildlife Ecology/Conservation
Women/Gender Studies
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Most Popular Majors

  1. Finance
  2. Marketing
  3. Nursing

Programs Offered

  • Accelerated study
  • Certificate programs
  • Distance Learning
  • Double majors
  • Dual degrees
  • Honors program
  • Independent study
  • Internships
  • Pass/fail grading option
  • Self-designed majors

Pre-professional Programs

  • Other
  • Pre-dentistry
  • Pre-law
  • Pre-medicine
  • Pre-optometry
  • Pre-pharmacy
  • Pre-veterinary science

23,281

total students

38%

in-state

62%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

82%

19,117
students

Female
57%
10,964

Male
43%
8,153

18%

4,164
students

Female
51%
2,139

Male
49%
2,025

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

91%

17,571
students

Female
58%
10,183

Male
42%
7,388

9%

1,546
students

Female
51%
781

Male
49%
765

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Student Break-down

5%
Nonresident aliens
5%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native American or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
5%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
8%
Hispanic/Latino
68%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
2%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
3%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic/Latino

Transfer Admissions

59%

Transfer applicants accepted

52%

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
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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

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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International Students

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens 67
Countries most often represented China
India
Malaysia
Mexico
Saudi Arabia
The Netherlands
Special services offered for international applicants ESL program/classes

International Student Contact


302 831-8123
international-admissions@udel.edu

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