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University of Delaware
  • 4 Year
  • NEWARK, DE

Report Card

grade A
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Academics
    grade A minus
  2. Value
    grade A
  3. Diversity
    grade A minus
  4. Campus
    grade A minus
  5. Athletics
    grade A
  6. Party Scene
    grade A+
  7. Professors
    grade A
  8. Location
    grade B+
  9. Dorms
    grade B
  10. Campus Food
    grade B+
  11. Student Life
    grade A+
  12. Safety
    grade B minus

editorial

UD is a highly rated public university located in Newark, Delaware in the Philadelphia Area. It is a large institution with an enrollment of 17,912 undergraduate students. Admissions is somewhat competitive as the UD acceptance rate is 71%. Popular majors include Liberal Arts and Humanities, Finance, and Marketing. Graduating 82% of students, UD alumni go on to earn a starting salary of $46,700.

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104 HULLIHEN HALL
NEWARK, DE 19716
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Athletic Division
NCAA Division I-FCS
Athletic Conference
Colonial Athletic Association

University of Delaware Rankings

Niche rankings are based on rigorous analysis of key statistics from the U.S. Department of Education and millions of reviews.

UD Admissions

Acceptance Rate
71%
Application Deadline
January 15
SAT Range
1150-1330
ACT Range
25-30
Application Fee
$75
SAT/ACT
Considered but not required
High School GPA
Required
Early Decision/Early Action
No

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Cost

Net Price
$19,747 / year
National
$15,523
Average cost after financial aid for students receiving grant or scholarship aid, as reported by the college.
Average Total Aid Awarded
$11,661 / year
National
$7,535
Students Receiving Financial Aid
89%

Scholarship

Academics

Professors
grade A
Based on faculty accomplishments, salary, student reviews, and additional factors.
Student Faculty Ratio
14:1
Evening Degree Programs
No
79%
of students agree that professors put a lot of effort into teaching their classes. 179 responses
55%
of students agree that it is easy to get the classes they want. 222 responses
48%
of students agree that the workload is easy to manage. 220 responses

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Majors

Online

Online Programs Offered
0
Offers Online Courses
Yes
Online Certificate Programs
0
Online Associates Programs
0
Online Bachelor's Programs
0
How Students Learn
  • Mix of Online and on Campus
    13%
  • On Campus
    0%
  • Online
    87%

Students

Full-Time Enrollment
17,912 Undergrads
Part-Time Undergrads
1,416
Undergrads Over 25
51500%
Pell Grant
19%
Varsity Athletes
3%
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes the typical student at this school?
Based on 146 responses
  • Very wide range
    37%
  • Most students at UD are eager to learn and succeed
    27%
  • Chill, just want to pass with friends and fun
    11%
  • Upper-Middle Class suburban kids
    9%
  • UD students know how to have a good time
    7%
  • Preppy girls and fratty boys
    5%
  • Most students at UD were jocks in high school.
    3%

Campus Life

Freshmen Live On-Campus
No data available  
Poll
49%
of students say that Greek life is average, and no one will treat you differently if you don't join. 262 responses
Poll
54%
of students say varsity sporting events are attended, but not a huge part of campus life. 315 responses
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes your school?
Based on 149 responses
  • Beautiful
    30%
  • Classic College Campus Look
    28%
  • Amazing
    11%
  • Extraordinary
    10%
  • Beautiful campus with challenging courses
    7%
  • Picturesque
    6%
  • Average
    1%

After College

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation
$57,000 / year
National
$33,028
Graduation Rate
82%
National
49%
Employed 2 Years After Graduation
96%
National
83%
85%
of students feel confident they will find a job in their field after graduation. 121 responses

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