Welcome to a Global Student Experience
The University of Delaware is home to students from over 100 countries. At UD we value the presece of international students and the role you play at the University. UD is recognized for excellence in international education and was awarded NAFSA's 2015 Senator Paul Simon Award for Comprehensive Internationalization.
Through the Office of International Students and Scholars, you will be offered guidance and advice to make your transition and stay comfortable and easy. All our faculty and staff invite you to become a valued member of our student community. From the moment you visit our beautiful campus for the first time, you'll feel like you belong here.
Discover Where a UD Degree Can Take You
A UD education can open the door to a successful career, no matter your aspirations.
You will be supported from the moment you step on campus through your senior year and beyond. Our Career Services Center is devoted to your success, offering career counseling, interviewing and resume writing workshops and linking you to job and internship opportunities.
UD is considered one of the nations's best at supporting students up to graduation and into "satisfying and rewarding careers," according to The Princeton Review's Colleges That Pay You Back: The 200 Schools That Give You the Best Bang for Your Tuition Buck.
Ranked among the world’s top universities by Academic Ranking of World Universities (Shanghai Ranking)
Ranked #38 in Kiplingers 100 Best College Values
Ranked among the top 100 of U.S. National Universities in U.S. News and World Report’s "Best Colleges"
Next Steps After Acceptance
Get Your Visa
Along with the forms that we will send you once you’ve confirmed your enrollment, you’ll need to take your passport, acceptance letter, SEVIS fee receipt, and any financial documentation to a U.S. embassy to process your visa.
Complete Your Family Medical History
Complete the medical form prior to enrolling.
Confirm Your Medical Insurance
Medical insurance is mandatory. If you’d like to use your own medical insurance you’ll need to submit a waiver demonstrating that your policy is comparable to what UD provides.
UD’s immunization form provides the information you’ll need to understand required immunizations.
Plan Your Travel
We recommend that you fly into the Philadelphia International Airport (PHL). (Do not fly into Newark International Airport; that’s located in New Jersey, not Delaware!) You’ll need to arrive no later than August 27 in order to attend International Student Orientation on August 28 for the Fall semester, or no later than February 4 for the Spring semester. (Please e-mail a copy of your travel arrangements to firstname.lastname@example.org).
Financing Your Degree
The following chart represents the costs of attendance for one academic year at the University of Delaware.
|Non-Resident Tuition (12-17 credits)||$31,860|
|Health Services Fees||$454|
|Comprehensive Student Fee||$598|
|Student Center Fee||$238|
|International Service Fee+||$320|
*New rates are released every July. See www.udel.edu/rates for the most up-to-date costs. Optional Winter & Summer Sessions are charged separately. Actual rates for room vary for different housing arrangements. Amount shown is standard rate for first-year double room.
+Includes fees in support of services provided by the Office of International Students and Scholars (OISS).
Upon acceptance, international students are invited to compete for scholarships. These awards are renewed annually, up to 4 years, for students in good academic standing at the University, and who maintain a 3.0 cumulative grade point average.
Award Range: $2,000 - $10,000 USD
(test scores not required but preferred: SAT 1250+ / ACT 26+)
SAT 1400+ / ACT 30+
*Please note: Meeting the minimum scholarship criteria allows you to compete for the award it does not guarantee an award.