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University of Delaware Graduate College

Explore our Programs

UD currently offers 60 doctoral and 145 master’s degree programs. Of these programs, 16 are dual degrees, 14 are interdisciplinary and 20 are online. Other options include an avenue to complete a traditional four-year bachelor’s program plus a master’s program in one additional year, known as a 4+1 degree (26 are currently available)35 certificate programs across seven colleges and more than 80 research centers and institutes. UD is one of the top 100 institutions for federal obligations in science and engineering and interdisciplinary initiatives in energy science and policy, the environment and human health.

About the UD Graduate Experience

In your pursuit of advanced education at UD, you will become part of a vibrant and growing community of scholars committed to your success. We are committed to creating an intellectually, culturally and socially diverse educational community that is enriched by people from many different backgrounds.

Campus life is welcoming, enriched by a wealth of activities and events, from distinguished guest speakers and NCAA Division I intercollegiate athletics, to concerts and other arts and cultural activities, to 50-plus graduate student organizations. Add to that top-notch libraries, health clinics, recreational facilities, a writing center, a counseling center and other campus amenities, all here to help support your academic, physical and mental well-being. In addition, UD’s Division of Student Life supports graduate students in such areas as career services, health services, student conduct, counseling and on-campus housing.

Graduate Education at the
University of Delaware

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Upcoming Events

  • Degree of the past, present and future

    Article by Artika Casini | November 30, 2022

    Africana studies challenges students to question stereotypes, challenge assumptions

  • Studying sedentary behavior

    Article by Amy Cherry | November 30, 2022

    Research aims to promote healthier habits in people with intellectual disabilities in residential group homes

  • The purpose of poetry

    Article by Amy Wolf | November 29, 2022

    UD English professors explain how learning to read and write poetry benefits all students

Stay Informed!

The University of Delaware Graduate College issues a regular newsletter informing you of the latest news and developments within the graduate student community. The newsletter serves as a central hub of Graduate College information and resources that helps students achieve academic, professional and personal success. Incoming graduate students are added to the newsletter mailing list every semester.