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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.

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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.

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Upcoming Events

  • Driven to research

    Article by Erin Tanner | July 12, 2024

    Undergraduate researcher Atif Bacchus works to find new screening methods and therapies for breast cancer

  • Supporting Delaware educators

    Article by Jessica Henderson | July 12, 2024

    UD hosts Policy and Practice Institute for nearly 600 Delaware educators with state and local partners

  • CEEE Stock Market Game winners honored

    Article by Katie Redfearn | July 12, 2024

    More than 1,300 Delaware K-12 students participated in the 10-week Stock Market Game

  • Renaissance woman

    Article by Erica K. Brockmeier | July 08, 2024

    Lauren Mottel, a first-year biomedical engineering doctoral student and UD engineering alumna, is the recipient of the 2024 Laird Fellowship

  • Living Aloha

    Article by Adam Thomas | July 11, 2024

    UD doctoral student Abigail Nalesnik reflects on time living in Hawaii studying volcanoes

  • Driven to research

    Article by Erin Tanner | July 12, 2024

    Undergraduate researcher Atif Bacchus works to find new screening methods and therapies for breast cancer

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.