University of Delaware

Newark, DE

University of Delaware

Newark, DE

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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
14%
600-699
58%
500-599
27%
400-499
1%
700-800
21%
600-699
48%
500-599
30%
400-499
1%
30-36
29%
24-29
52%
18-23
17%
12-17
1%
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undergraduateRatios

43%

male

60%

female

1

teacher

-

students

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Moderately Selective

68%

acceptance rate

Accepted 18,106
Declined 8,394
Total Received 26,500
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Public

18,221

undergraduate students

5,024

graduate students

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

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Application link Apply online
Public/private Public
Campus enrollment 23,245
Established in 1743
Coeducational Coeducational

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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.

  • Metropolitan area: Philadelphia, Baltimore
  • Campus Size: hectares
  • Nearest airport: Philadelphia International

University of Delaware
210 South College Avenue
Newark
19716

Campus Life

yes
Housing available
40%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
yes
Students through freshman year required to live on campus
yes
Freshman guaranteed housing
yes
Coed housing
yes
Women only housing
yes
Disabled student housing

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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Campus Facts

  • Student-run campus newspaper
  • Drama/Theater group
  • Student-run radio station
  • Marching band
  • Choral groups
  • National fraternities on campus
  • Local fraternities on campus
  • National soroities on campus

Campus Security

  • 24 hour emergency telephone/alarm devices
  • 24 hour patrol by trained security personnel
  • Student patrols
  • Late-night transport/escort service
  • Electronically-operated dormitory entrances

% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
30%
Top 1/4
64%
Top 1/2
93%

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
14%
600-699
58%
500-599
27%
400-499
1%
700-800
21%
600-699
48%
500-599
30%
400-499
1%
30-36
29%
24-29
52%
18-23
17%
12-17
1%

Admissions Facts

Considers standardized test scores in admission decisions yes
Application fee $75
Application deadline January 15
Average Freshman GPA (4.0 scale) 3.78

Moderately Selective

68%

acceptance rate

Accepted 18,106
Declined 8,394
Total Received 26,500

Admissions Factors

Very Important

academic GPA
rigor of secondary school record
state residency

Important

extracurricular activities
character/personal qualities
application essay
recommendation(s)
talent/ability
standardized test scores
volunteer work
work experience

Considered

alumni/ae relation
level of applicant's interest
first generation
geographical residence
interview
racial/ethnic status
class rank

Not Considered

religious affiliation/commitment

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International Facts

Accepts International Baccalaureate no
Offers English as a second language yes
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Financial Facts

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Varsity Sports

M W
Baseball
Basketball
Cheerleading
Crew
Cross-country running
Field hockey
Football
Golf
Lacrosse
Soccer
Softball
Swimming and diving
Tennis
Track and field
Volleyball

Intramural Sports Men

Badminton, Racquetball, Squash, Table tennis, Ultimate frisbee, Water polo

Intramural Sports Women

Badminton, Racquetball, Squash, Table tennis, Ultimate frisbee, Water polo

Club Sports Men

Rock climbing

Club Sports Women

Rock climbing

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Athletic Conference

NCAA Division 1

Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Accounting
African-American/Black Studies
Agribusiness/Agricultural Business Operations
Agricultural Business and Management, General
Agricultural Teacher Education
Agriculture, General
Animal Sciences, General
Anthropology
Apparel and Textiles, General
Art History, Criticism and Conservation
Art/Art Studies, General
Asian Studies/Civilization
Athletic Training/Trainer
Bilingual and Multilingual Education
Biochemistry
Bioengineering and Biomedical Engineering
Biology Teacher Education
Biology/Biological Sciences, General
Biometry/Biometrics
Business/Commerce, General
Chemical Engineering
Chemistry Teacher Education
Chemistry, General
Civil Engineering, General
Clinical Laboratory Science/Medical Technology/Technologist
Cognitive Science
Communication, General
Comparative Literature
Computer Engineering, General
Computer Science
Computer and Information Sciences, General
Criminology
Dietetics/Dietitian
Early Childhood Education and Teaching
Ecology
Economics, General
Economics, Other
Electrical and Electronics Engineering
Elementary Education and Teaching
Engineering Technology, General
Engineering, General
Engineering, Other
English Language and Literature, General
English/Language Arts Teacher Education
Entomology
Environmental Science
Environmental Studies
Environmental/Environmental Health Engineering
European Studies/Civilization
Exercise Physiology
Fashion/Apparel Design
Finance, General
Fine/Studio Arts, General
Food Science
Foods, Nutrition, and Wellness Studies, General
Foreign Languages and Literatures, General
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, Other
French Language Teacher Education
General Studies
Geography
Geography Teacher Education
Geology/Earth Science, General
German Language Teacher Education
Health Professions and Related Clinical Sciences, Other
Health and Physical Education/Fitness, General
Historic Preservation and Conservation
History Teacher Education
History, General
Hospitality Administration/Management, General
Hotel/Motel Administration/Management
Human Services, General
International Business/Trade/Commerce
International Relations and Affairs
Italian Language and Literature
Keyboard Instruments
Kinesiology and Exercise Science
Landscape Architecture
Latin American Studies
Latin Teacher Education
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies
Linguistics
Management Information Systems, General
Management Science
Marine Biology and Biological Oceanography
Marketing/Marketing Management, General
Mathematics Teacher Education
Mathematics, General
Mechanical Engineering
Medical Microbiology and Bacteriology
Music History, Literature, and Theory
Music Performance, General
Music Teacher Education
Music Theory and Composition
Music, General
Music, Other
Natural Resources Management and Policy
Neuroscience
Nutrition Sciences
Operations Management and Supervision
Parks, Recreation and Leisure Facilities Management, General
Pharmacy
Philosophy
Physics Teacher Education
Physics, General
Plant Protection and Integrated Pest Management
Plant Sciences, General
Political Science and Government, General
Pre-Veterinary Studies
Psychology Teacher Education
Psychology, General
Public Policy Analysis, General
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse
Russian Studies
Social Science Teacher Education
Social Studies Teacher Education
Sociology
Spanish Language Teacher Education
Spanish Language and Literature
Special Education and Teaching, General
Speech Communication and Rhetoric
Sport and Fitness Administration/Management
Statistics, General
Urban Education and Leadership
Voice and Opera
Wildlife, Fish and Wildlands Science and Management
Women's Studies
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Programs Offered

  • English as a second language
  • Distance learning
  • Double major
  • Independent study
  • Accelerated degree
  • Honors college
  • Graduated courses offered to undergraduates
  • Cooporative programs
  • Internships
  • Off campus study
  • Summer session for credit
  • Study abroad
  • Part time undergraduate degrees
  • Army ROTC
  • Air force ROTC

Other Programs

  • Doctoral degree - professional
  • Doctoral degree research/scholarship

23,245

total students

38%

in-state

62%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

78%

18,221
students

Female
60%
10,887

Male
43%
7,879

22%

5,024
students

Female
44%
2,199

Male
45%
2,280

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

93%

17,509
students

Female
59%
10,202

Male
41%
7,307

7%

1,257
students

Female
55%
685

Male
45%
572

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Student Facts

Freshman retention rate 91%
Student 4 year graduation rate 71%
Student 5 year graduation rate 9%
Student 6 year graduation rate 1%

Student Break-down

5%
Nonresident aliens
5%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
American Indian 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

553

Transfer students enrolled

2%

Transfer students

Transfer Information

Fall transfer enrollment yes
Winter transfer enrollment no
Spring transfer enrollment yes
Summer transfer enrollment no
Accepts CLEP subject tests yes
Accepts CLEP general tests yes
Accepts excelsior college examinations no
Generally accepts credits from other institutions yes
Accepts DSST/DANTES no
Accepts Life Long Learning Credit no
Age limit (number of years) for completed credits/courses to be transferred no
No Age limit for completed credits/courses to be transferred no

Transfer Application Deadlines

Not reported

Transfer difficulty

Moderately difficult

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Counseling services

  • Group career
  • Individual career
  • Learning disability
  • Personal/Psychological

Remedial services offered

Not reported

Career placement services

  • Alumni Network
  • Career Library
  • Career interest testing
  • Interview workshop
  • Job Fairs
  • Job Interviews
  • Job bank
  • On-campus employer recruitment
  • Other career services
  • Resume preparation
  • Resume referral

Percent of the campus accessible to physically disabled students

Not Reported

Additional services

  • Computer training or assistance
  • Health clinic
  • Women's center

Special programs for physically disabled students

Not Reported

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