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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.

Upcoming Events

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 mailng list every semester.

  • Anthropology in action

    Article by Ann Manser | March 01, 2021

    Discipline offers tools to understanding, respecting others

  • Community COVID-19 testing March 5, 6 on campus

    Article by Emergency Services | February 28, 2021

    Additional testing opportunities set at locations near campus

  • How I Teach — Writing

    Article by Diane Stopyra | February 26, 2021

    Professor Délice Williams makes UD’s writing requirement fun and engaging — even for the non-English major

  • How I Teach — Writing

    Article by Diane Stopyra | February 26, 2021

    Professor Délice Williams makes UD’s writing requirement fun and engaging — even for the non-English major

  • Speaks-Warnock Black History Month Lecture

    Article by Ann Manser  | February 26, 2021

    Historians to discuss interactions of men, women with criminal justice system

  • For the Record, Feb. 26, 2021

    Article by UDaily staff | February 26, 2021

    University community reports recent publications, presentations, honors and appointments