University of Delaware

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College Fair Information

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New Items of Note

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Informational videos about majors and Delaware: The Musical can be found on the Delaware Admissions YouTube page.

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Freshmen Interests & Origins

Befitting an institution with seven colleges, 145+ majors, & unlimited ways for students to get involved, UD attracts students with a multitude of interests. And, unlike most Flagship States, the majority of our students come from out-of-state. See their interests and places they call home, below.

Distribution by College

College Students
Agriculture and Natural Resources
160
Arts and Sciences
1,186
Business and Economics, Alfred Lerner College of
523
Earth, Ocean and Environment
71
Education and Human Development
186
Engineering
543
Health Sciences
463
University Studies - Undeclared
670
Total
3,808

Extracurricular Interests

Activity % Students
One or more sports
62%
Volunteer or Community Service
32%
Academic Clubs
19%
Music
19%
Student Government
7%
Dance
7%
Theatre
5%

Home State

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 2017 are from:

Home State Students
Delaware (Newark campus)
1,336
New Jersey
797
New York
573
Pennsylvania
388
Maryland
218
Massachusetts
142
Connecticut
114
Virginia
54
Rhode Island
19
Washington D.C.
16
California
15
Florida
14
New Hampshire
10
North Carolina
8
Ohio
5
Arizona
4
Georgia
4
Illinois
4
Minnesota
4
Texas
4
Vermont
4
Maine
2
Michigan
2
Oklahoma
2
Colorado
1
Hawaii
1
South Carolina
1
Wisconsin
1
West Virginia
1
Other Countries
44

 

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 26,257 applications for the Fall 2013 entering class of 3,808 students.

Enrollment

Undergraduate: 17,092

Graduate: 3,617

Professional and Continuing Studies: 780

Total Enrollment: 21,489

Faculty

"" 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