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University of Delaware

Newark, Delaware, United States
The University of Delaware has a great tradition of excellence, from our roots extending back to a small private academy started in 1743, to the research-intensive, technologically advanced institution of today.

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About

History

The University received its charter from the State of Delaware in 1833 and was designated one of the nation’s historic Land Grant colleges in 1867. Today, UD is a Land Grant, Sea Grant and Space Grant institution.

Education

A state-assisted, privately governed institution, UD offers a broad range of degree programs: 3 associate programs, 147 bachelor’s programs, 119 master's programs, 54 doctoral programs, and 15 dual graduate programs through our seven colleges and in collaboration with more than 70 research centers. Our student body encompasses more than 17,000 undergraduates, more than 3,600 graduate students and nearly 800 students in professional and continuing studies from across the country and around the globe.

Research

The University of Delaware is advancing leading-edge research that solves mysteries, tackles problems, and invents new technologies - all aimed at enhancing our quality of life. UD has distinguished faculty, capable staff, and outstanding students, supported by state-of-the-art facilities. Join us as we explore the latest frontiers in science, engineering, business, the arts, and humanities.

Career

With a research focus and a global reach, UD is the place for personal and professional growth.

University Ranking

QS World University Rankings by TopUniversities
2020
491 -52
2019
439 -18
2018
421
QS World University Rankings is one of the top international rankings measuring the popularity and performance of universities all over the world.
World University Rankings by Times Higher Education
2020
-
2019
251 -50
2018
201
World University Rankings is a vital resource that provides the definitive list of the world's best universities.
Academic Ranking of World Universities by Shanghai Jiao Tong University
2019
-
2018
201 -50
2017
151
ARWU World University rankings is the first world university ranking. It ranks the world's top 1000 colleges and universities based on objective indicator.
Best Global Universities Rankings by U.S. News & World Report
2020
-
2019
297 7
2018
304
Best Global Universities Rankings by U.S. News & World Report presents all the top universities from the U.S. and 60 other countries around the world.

Services

Student services

Student Services

  • Affirmative Action & Multicultural Programs
  • Accessibility
  • Advising
  • Advocacy
  • Alcohol Resources & Policies
  • Career Decision-making
  • Computing Problems
  • Counseling & Student Development
  • English as a Second Language
  • Family Crises
  • Financial Aid
  • Foreign Student Services
  • Health or Health Insurance
  • Health Education
  • Information Technology
  • Judicial Process at UD
  • Jobs
  • Learning Disabilities & AD/HD Services
  • Library Research
  • Mailing to a Residence Hall
  • Off Campus Media Resources

Library services

The Library inspires the intellectual, scholarly and creative achievement of University and global communities with expert staff, excellent service, dynamic learning spaces and access to diverse collections and information resources.

ICT services

Information Technologies (IT) provides technology services for the University community.

Student Life

Campus life

Beginning in May, 2010, the University of Delaware Campus & Public Safety Department embarked on Phase I of an initiative to utilize an I.P. based video surveillance system to enhance public safety. The results have spoken for themselves.

Sports facilities

All students interested in joining a club sports team should plan on attending Club Sports Night during the first week of fall semester. Participants that are unable to attend the event should contact the club officer of the sport they are interested in for more information on how to get involved with the team.

Student clubs

  • 8-Bit Orchestra
  • Academic Competition Club
  • Accounting Students Association
  • Active Minds at UD

Accreditation

The University of Delaware has been continuously accredited by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education since that association's inception in 1921.

Newark, Delaware, United States

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