18,144
Students
Financial aid thermometer
13,017
Avg. Financial Aid
Moderate
Admission Difficulty
59
59%
Acceptance Rate
Small town
Setting
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Overview

University of Delaware is a University institution located in Newark, DE, in a small town setting.

Location & Contact

Address 122 University Visitors Center
Newark, DE  19716
United States
Contact Dr. Douglas Zander
Director of Admissions
Email: admissions@udel.edu
Phone: 302-831-8123
Fax: 302-831-6905

Majors & Degrees

Agriculture, Agriculture Operations, And Related Sciences Associate Bachelors
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Architecture And Related Services Associate Bachelors
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Area, Ethnic, Cultural, And Gender Studies Associate Bachelors
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Biological And Biomedical Sciences Associate Bachelors
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Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services Associate Bachelors
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Hospitality Administration Checkmark
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Marketing/marketing Management Checkmark
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Communication, Journalism And Related Programs Associate Bachelors
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Computer And Information Sciences And Support Services Associate Bachelors
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Education Associate Bachelors
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Engineering Associate Bachelors
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Engineering Technologies/Technicians Associate Bachelors
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English Language And Literature/Letters Associate Bachelors
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Family And Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences Associate Bachelors
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Foreign Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics Associate Bachelors
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Health Professions And Related Clinical Sciences Associate Bachelors
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History Associate Bachelors
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Liberal Arts And Sciences, General Studies And Humanities Associate Bachelors
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Mathematics And Statistics Associate Bachelors
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Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies Associate Bachelors
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Natural Resources And Conservation Associate Bachelors
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Parks, Recreation, Leisure And Fitness Studies Associate Bachelors
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Philosophy And Religious Studies Associate Bachelors
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Physical Sciences Associate Bachelors
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Psychology Associate Bachelors
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Public Administration And Social Service Professions Associate Bachelors
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Social Sciences Associate Bachelors
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Visual And Performing Arts Associate Bachelors
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Admissions

Acceptance Rate

27,803
Applied
16,648
Accepted
18,144
Enrolled
60%
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Female Admissions

15,877
Females Applied
9,998
Females Accepted
63%
Acceptance Rate
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Male Admissions

11,926
Males Applied
6,650
Males Accepted
56%
Acceptance Rate

Applying

75
Application Fee
3.71
Avg. high school GPA for freshman
Admission Requirements
Required Transcript of high school record
Essay
One recommendation

Application Deadlines

Type Application Closing Notification Date Rolling Admissions
Fall freshmen January 15th November 1st
Other early decision plan Not reported Not reported
Transfer Not reported Not reported

Test Scores Accepted

Test Avg. Score Accepted 25th PercentileInfo icon 75th PercentileInfo icon
SAT Critical Reading 580 660
SAT Math 570 670
ACT Composite 25 29

Tuition & Fees

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Tuition

12,250
In-state
32,880
Out-of-state
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Fees

1,430
Full-time student fees
12,862
Room & board
7,798
Room only
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Other Payment Considerations

Guaranteed tuition plan offered No
Tuition pre-payment plan No
Tuition payment plans offered Yes
Student groups that qualify for full or partial waiver of tuition Senior Citizens
Employees

Financial Aid

13,017
Avg. Financial Aid Package
13,284
Avg. Freshman Financial Aid Package
4,483
Avg. Loan Aid
7,523
Avg. Grant Aid
9,506
Avg. Scholarship and/or Grant Aid awarded
98% Percentage of students with need who receive financial aid
55%
Avg. Percentage of Financial Need Met
10%
Percentage of Students Who Had Their Need Fully Met

Student Body

18,144
Total undergrad students
5%
International Students
62%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 7.9%
Black or African American 5.24%
White or Caucasian 72.29%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0.14%
Asian 5.12%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0.06%
Two or more races 3.07%
Other 1.34%

Gender

Male (44.39%)
Female (60.03%)

Campus Life

Housing

Type
College-owned housing Yes
Housing requirements Yes
Housing options Co-ed housing
Disabled housing
Women-only housing
% of undergrad students who live in college housing 40%

Student Activities

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Student Services

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Student Organizations

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Campus Security & Safety

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Athletics

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Men's Sports

Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
Badminton Checkmark No No
Baseball No Division 1 Checkmark
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Bowling No Checkmark No
Cheerleading No Division 1 Checkmark
Crew No Checkmark No
Cross-country Running No Checkmark No
Equestrian Sports No Checkmark No
Field Hockey No No No
Football Checkmark Division 1B Checkmark
Golf Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Ice Hockey No Checkmark No
Lacrosse Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Racquetball Checkmark No No
Rock Climbing Checkmark No No
Rugby No Checkmark No
Sailing No Checkmark No
Soccer Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Softball Checkmark No No
Squash Checkmark No No
Swimming And Diving Checkmark Division 1 No
Table Tennis Checkmark No No
Tennis Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Track And Field Checkmark Checkmark No
Ultimate Frisbee Checkmark No No
Volleyball Checkmark No No
Water Polo Checkmark No No
Wrestling No Checkmark No
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Women's Sports

Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
Badminton Checkmark No No
Baseball No No No
Basketball Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Bowling No Checkmark No
Cheerleading No Division 1 Checkmark
Crew No Division 1 Checkmark
Cross-country Running No Division 1 Checkmark
Equestrian Sports No Checkmark No
Field Hockey Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Football Checkmark No No
Golf Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Ice Hockey No Checkmark No
Lacrosse Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Racquetball Checkmark No No
Rock Climbing Checkmark No No
Rugby No Checkmark No
Sailing No Checkmark No
Soccer Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Softball Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Squash Checkmark No No
Swimming And Diving Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Table Tennis Checkmark No No
Tennis Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Track And Field Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Ultimate Frisbee Checkmark No No
Volleyball Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Water Polo Checkmark No No
Wrestling No No No

Faculty

1,776
Total Faculty
13:1
Student-Faculty Ratio
Full-time - 1,247
Part-time - 529
Male - 959
Female - 817