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College Fair Information
Please review the PDF provided by the National Association for College Admissions Counseling regarding Alumni College Fair Participants. The PDF can be found here.
New Items of Note
- A new letter from Dr. Harker to the University community.
- See the Meet the Staff profiles on our admissions web page.
- We have confirmed our off-campus interview program, "UD Comes to U." See where we will be offering interviews this fall.
We are on YouTube!
Informational videos about majors and Delaware: The Musical can be found on the Delaware Admissions YouTube page.
Freshman Class Profile
Profile of the Class of 2016 (as of October 2012)
Minority Groups: 20%
(African American, Asian American, Hawaiian/Pacific Islander, Latino, Native American)
Delawarean Freshman: 1,293
The University of Delaware admits all Delawareans whose academic records predict success. Approximately 64% of the Delawarean applicants were offered admission to the Newark campus, and 23% were admitted to the Associate in Arts Program at Georgetown, Dover, or Wilmington)
We generally admit between 45-55% of the out-of-state students who apply.
Below are approximate ranges for the grade point averages and the standardized test scores of the middle 50% of our out-of-state applicants who were offered Fall 2012 admission:
(calculated on a 4.0 scale,
academic courses only*)
Middle 50% of
Admitted Freshmen: 3.28 - 3.87
Middle 50% of Admitted Freshmen
into the Honors Program: 3.86 - 4.16
(based on the best
from all tests taken)
Middle 50% of Admitted Freshmen:
Middle 50% of Admitted Freshmen
into the Honors Program: 2020-2170
(includes the ACT
equivalents of SAT scores)
Average of Admitted Freshmen: 29
Average of Admitted Freshmen
into the Honors Program: 33
*Academic Courses: English, mathematics, laboratory science, social science/history, and foreign languages.
|Agriculture and Natural Resources||139|
|Arts and Sciences||1195|
|Business and Economics, Alfred Lerner College of||550|
|Earth, Ocean and Environment||72|
|Education and Human Development||180|
|University Studies - Undeclared||684|
|One or more sports||62%|
|Volunteer or Community Service||32%|
University of Delaware students come from all 50 states and over 100 foreign countries. Nearly 65% of Delaware undergraduates come from states other than Delaware. Members of the Class of 2015 are from:
|Delaware (Newark campus)||1,327|
|District of Columbia||16|
UD Fast Facts
Majors & Minors
125 Majors and 75 minors
Visit our Major Finder to explore all of possibilities .
Over 24,000 applications for a Fall 2009 entering class of 3,808 students.
Fightin’ Blue Hen Athletics with 23 Varsity Teams in NCAA Division I
250+ Registered Student Organizations
First Year Experience (FYE) for all Freshmen
Housing Guaranteed all Four Years
Total Enrollment: 18,723
1,167 full-time and 252 part-time faculty
95% of courses are taught by full-time faculty
90% of full-time faculty hold a Ph.D. or the highest degree in their field
Undergraduate student-faculty ratio: 12/1