University of Delaware

Newark, DE

University of Delaware

Newark, DE

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Tuition & Fees

$14,660

$36,090

not including room and board

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undergraduateRatios

43%

male

57%

female

12

students

1

faculty

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Moderately Selective

65%

acceptance rate

Accepted 22,209
Declined 11,447
Total Received 33,656
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Public

21,869

undergraduate students

4,658

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.

Official website Visit website
Application link Apply online
Public/private Public
Campus enrollment 26,527
Established in 1743
Coeducational Coeducational

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.

  • Campus Setting: Large town

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
no
Students are not required to live in school housing
yes
Students may have cars on campus
yes
Alcohol is permitted on campus to students of legal age

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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% 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

Average freshman score by percentile.

75th
660
25th
580
75th
670
25th
570
75th
32
25th
24
75th
29
25th
23
75th
30
25th
25

Admissions Facts

Application fee $75
Admissions interview (required or recommended) Required of some
Application deadline (final deadline) January 15
SAT/ACT requirements SAT or ACT Required SAT Subject Tests Required of some

Moderately Selective

65%

acceptance rate

Accepted 22,209
Declined 11,447
Total Received 33,656

Admissions Factors

Required

Secondary School GPA
Recommendations
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language)
Secondary School Record
Completion of college-preparatory program
Formal demonstration of competencies
Admission test scores

Recommended

Secondary School Rank

Neither required nor recommended

Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)

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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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Financial Aid

64%

Of undergraduate students
receiving financial aid

$11,188

Average financial aid

Cost

in-state out-of-state
Tuition $12,730
Room $8,152
Board $5,320
Additional fees $1,930
Books & supplies $1,000
Total $29,132
Average Financial Aid - $11,188
Total with Avg. Aid $17,944

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Financial Aid Office


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

Varsity Sports

M W
Baseball
Basketball
Field hockey
Football
Golf
Lacrosse
Rowing
Soccer
Softball
Swimming and diving
Tennis
Track and field indoor
Track and field outdoor
Track and field x country
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

Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Accounting.
Actuarial Science.
African-American/Black Studies.
Agricultural Business and Management, General.
Agricultural Teacher Education.
Allied Health Diagnostic, Intervention, and Treatment Professions, Other.
American/United States Studies/Civilization.
Anatomy.
Ancient/Classical Greek Language and Literature.
Animal Sciences, General.
Anthropology, General.
Apparel and Textiles, General.
Applied Mathematics, General.
Applied Statistics, General.
Art History, Criticism and Conservation.
Art/Art Studies, General.
Asian Studies/Civilization.
Astronomy.
Athletic Training/Trainer.
Atmospheric Sciences and Meteorology, General.
Behavioral Aspects of Health.
Biochemistry.
Bioengineering and Biomedical Engineering.
Bioinformatics.
Biology Teacher Education.
Biology/Biological Sciences, General.
Biomechanics.
Biomedical Sciences, General.
Biotechnology.
Business Administration and Management, General.
Business Statistics.
Chemical Engineering.
Chemistry Teacher Education.
Chemistry, General.
Chinese Language and Literature.
Civil Engineering, General.
Clinical Laboratory Science/Medical Technology/Technologist.
Cognitive Science, General.
Computational Biology.
Computational Science.
Computer Engineering, General.
Computer and Information Sciences, General.
Computer and Information Systems Security/Auditing/Information Assurance.
Criminology.
Crisis/Emergency/Disaster Management.
Design and Visual Communications, General.
Dietetics/Dietitian.
Digital Communication and Media/Multimedia.
Earth Science Teacher Education.
Ecology.
Econometrics and Quantitative Economics.
Economics, General.
Economics, Other.
Education, General.
Education, Other.
Educational Leadership and Administration, General.
Educational/Instructional Technology.
Electrical and Electronics Engineering.
Elementary Education and Teaching.
English Language and Literature, General.
English/Language Arts Teacher Education.
Entomology.
Entrepreneurship/Entrepreneurial Studies.
Environmental Science.
Environmental Studies.
Environmental/Environmental Health Engineering.
Environmental/Natural Resource Economics.
Environmental/Natural Resources Management and Policy, General.
European Studies/Civilization.
Exercise Physiology and Kinesiology.
Exercise Science and Kinesiology.
Fashion/Apparel Design.
Finance, General.
Financial Planning and Services.
Fine/Studio Arts, General.
Food Science.
Foods, Nutrition, and Wellness Studies, General.
Foreign Language Teacher Education.
Foreign Languages and Literatures, General.
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, Other.
French Language and Literature.
General Studies.
Geography.
Geology/Earth Science, General.
German Language and Literature.
Health Professions and Related Clinical Sciences, Other.
Health and Wellness, General.
Historic Preservation and Conservation, General.
Historic Preservation and Conservation, Other.
History Teacher Education.
History, General.
Hospitality Administration/Management, Other.
Hotel/Motel Administration/Management.
Human Development and Family Studies, General.
Human Nutrition.
Human Resources Management/Personnel Administration, General.
Information Science/Studies.
International Business/Trade/Commerce.
International Relations and Affairs.
Italian Language and Literature.
Japanese Language and Literature.
Landscape Architecture.
Latin American Studies.
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies.
Linguistics.
Management Information Systems, General.
Management Sciences and Quantitative Methods, Other.
Marine Biology and Biological Oceanography.
Marketing/Marketing Management, General.
Materials Science.
Mathematics Teacher Education.
Mathematics, General.
Mechanical Engineering.
Mental and Social Health Services and Allied Professions, Other.
Music History, Literature, and Theory.
Music Performance, General.
Music Teacher Education.
Music, General.
Music, Other.
Natural Resources Conservation and Research, Other.
Neuroscience.
Nursing Science.
Nursing/Registered Nurse (RN, ASN, BSN, MSN)
Nutrition Sciences.
Ocean Engineering.
Oceanography, Chemical and Physical.
Operations Management and Supervision.
Philosophy.
Physics, General.
Plant Sciences, General.
Plant Sciences, Other.
Political Science and Government, General.
Pre-Veterinary Studies.
Psychology Teacher Education.
Public Administration.
Public Health, General.
Public Policy Analysis, General.
Research and Experimental Psychology, Other.
Russian Language and Literature.
School Psychology.
Social Studies Teacher Education.
Sociology, General.
Spanish Language and Literature.
Special Education and Teaching, General.
Speech Communication and Rhetoric.
Speech-Language Pathology/Pathologist.
Sport and Fitness Administration/Management.
Statistics, General.
Teaching English as a Second or Foreign Language/ESL Language Instructor.
Urban Studies/Affairs.
Voice and Opera.
Water Resources Engineering.
Wildlife, Fish and Wildlands Science and Management.
Women's 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

26,527

total students

42%

in-state

58%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

82%

21,869
students

Female
57%
12,520

Male
43%
9,349

18%

4,658
students

Female
52%
2,401

Male
48%
2,257

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

87%

19,087
students

Female
58%
10,986

Male
42%
8,101

13%

2,782
students

Female
55%
1,534

Male
45%
1,248

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Student Break-down

5%
Nonresident aliens
6%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native American or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
5%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
8%
Hispanic/Latino
66%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
4%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
3%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic/Latino

Transfer Enrollment

164

Transfer applicants enrolled

1%

Students are transfer students

Transfer Requirements

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

Transfer Application Deadline

Not reported

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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

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