University of Delaware



The University of Delaware has a great tradition of excellence, from our founding as a small private
academy in 1743, to the research-intensive, technologically advanced institution of today.
There's a lot going on at the University of
Delaware. So, take a few minutes to get to
know us better by exploring the information below.


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UD Fast Facts

UD's seven colleges

"" Agriculture and Natural Resources

"" Arts and Sciences

"" Business and Economics

"" Earth, Ocean, and Environment

"" Education and Human Development

"" Engineering

"" Health Sciences

Academic Majors

Majors & Minors

"" 147 Majors and 100 minors

Visit Find a Major to explore all of possibilities.

Admissions Statistics

Received 26,580 applications for the Fall 2014 entering class of 4,179 students.


Undergraduate: 17,092

Graduate: 3,617

Professional and Continuing Studies: 780

Total Enrollment: 21,489


"" 1,190 full-time and 295 part-time faculty

"" 86% of full-time faculty hold a Ph.D. or the highest degree in their field

"" Undergraduate student-faculty ratio: 13/1

Student Life

"" Fightin’ Blue Hen Athletics with 21 Varsity Teams in NCAA Division I

"" 300+ Registered Student Organization

"" First Year Experience (FYE) for all Freshmen

"" Housing Guaranteed all Four Years


Discover Housing & Residence Life

Learn more about how we partner with students to create welcoming, vibrant, and inclusive residence hall communities. We hope that students do more than simply live in our halls, but rather take the opportunity to also learn and engage as they develop as citizens and leaders.

Campus Tour

Take a virtual tour around campus, starting at our visitor center, and stopping in at various points on campus for conversations with other Blue Hens.

Discover Student Life

Learn more about Blue Hen Career opportunities, First Year Experience, Registered Student Organizations, Greek Chapters, Student Events and more.