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Study at University of Delaware

The University of Delaware, or UD, is the largest university in the state of Delaware, United StateS. The main campus is located in Newark with satellite campuses in Dover, Wilmington, Lewes, and Georgetown. In 2008, UD was ranked 20th in the in-state category of Kiplinger's Personal Finance magazine's list of the 100 Best Values in Public Colleges. UD offers various degrees and programs through the following academic divisions:
  • Alfred Lerner College of Business and Economics
  • College of Agriculture and Natural Resources
  • College of Arts and Sciences
  • College of Engineering
  • College of Health Sciences
  • College of Human Services, Education and Public Policy
  • College of Marine and Earth Studies
The athletic teams of University of Delaware are known as the Fightin' Blue Hens, and their mascot is named “YoUDee”. UD is a member of the Colonial Athletic Association (CAA).

Profile of University of DelawareUniversity of Delaware is located in Newark, DE (a large suburb). The school is a public institution. The highest degree level offered by University of Delaware is the Doctoral degree.

Course Topics

The school is known for its programs in liberal arts.

University of Delaware Selectivity

University of Delaware does not offer open admission. Three quarters of students in 2007 had SAT verbal scores of at least 520. Half of math SAT scores of accepted students fell between 540 and 650. Many applicants are from out of state, an indication of the quality or special character of the school.

The school has a tenure system for senior faculty. The full-time faculty at University of Delaware is well-paid, which often goes with faculty quality.

Student Enrolment

The school had 20, 342 enrolled students in 2007.

Student Life
University of Delaware offers dorm rooms to a higher percentage of its students than do most colleges. The school values student athletics, and belongs to the Colonial Athletic Association. University of Delaware Programs and Degrees
General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors
Liberal Arts1, 111English, general studies, history, economics, political science, foreign language and literature, sociology, interdisciplinary studies, . . .
Business and Management695finance, marketing, business management, accounting, management science, MIS, operations management
Education and Teaching491elementary school teaching, educational administration, education, early childhood education, history teaching, English teaching, music teaching, special ed, . . .
Engineering336civil engineering, mechanical engineering, chemical engineering, electrical engineering, operations research, materials science, environmental engineering, ocean engineering
Science298biology, chemistry, biochemistry, bacteriology, physics, geology, marine biology, entomology, . . .
Therapy and Counselling228psychology, physical therapy, school psychology
Nursing and Emergency Medicine187registered nursing
Nutrition and Exercise Therapy187parks and recreation management, exercise science, dietitian, health and physical education, athletic trainer, nutrition sciences
Security and Law Enforcement137criminology
Computer Science and Engineering131computer and info science, computer engineering
Media123communication studies
Family and Social Work114public administration, family and community services, consumer economics, family studies, social service professions, food and related services, human services, human nutrition
Hospitality107hotel management, hospitality administration
Fine Arts71fine arts, art history and criticism
Animal Science and Care56animal science
Construction Trades48apparel and textiles
Drama and Performing Arts47theatre arts management
Conservation and Resource Management45wildlife management, environmental science, natural resource economics, natural resources management
Mathematics35mathematics, statistics, applied mathematics
Agricultural Science and Management27agriculture, agricultural management, food science
Engineering Technician25engineering technology, engineering technician
Design18fashion design
Landscaping and Horticulture17plant sciences, landscaping
Religion and Philosophy16philosophy
Music15music, voice, music performance, music theory and composition
Art Studies5art studies
Medicine4health professions
Medical administration1health care administration
Contact: University of DelawareUniversity of Delaware

Newark, DE 19716

General Phone: (302) 831-2000


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