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


Admissions Office

Meet Your Counselor

The University of Delaware Office of Undergraduate Admissions staff are an interesting bunch. We are first-generation college goers and grandchildren of college graduates. We hail from numerous states and countries. You will find University of Delaware alumni amongst our staff as well as graduates from some of the top privates and publics in the world. Our interests are as varied as our personalities but we are all passionate about one thing -- our contributions to the University of Delaware community. Get to know us better here. We look forward to knowing you better, too.