Facts and Figures


graduate students


continuing education students in credit programs


undergraduate students


total UD student

Advanced Degrees Awarded 2019-2020

Totals are calculated from the terms of Summer 2019 through Spring 2020

Nationally Ranked Programs

The University of Delaware’s graduate physical therapy program has been ranked No. 1 in the nation in the 2018 edition of U.S. News and World Report’s Best Graduate Schools.

Read the Article

In U.S. News and World Report’s Best Graduate Schools rankings, UD’s physical therapy program has been ranked No. 1 in the nation. The chemical engineering graduate program is ranked ninth, and the College of Engineering overall graduate program is ranked No. 51. In addition, nine graduate programs are listed among the nation’s top 50 programs in the 2020 edition:

  • Chemical engineering, 8 (up from 9 last year)
  • Homeland security and emergency management, 12
  • Public finance and budgeting, 17
  • Nonprofit management, 28
  • Public management and leadership, 35
  • Public affairs, 39
  • Biomedical engineering/bioengineering, 44 (up from 50 last year)
  • Education schools, 45
  • Materials engineering, 46 (up from 58 last year)
  • Engineering schools, 47
  • Mechanical engineering, 47 (up from 53 last year)
  • Environmental/environmental health engineering, 51
  • Computer engineering, 52 (up from 53 last year)
  • Civil engineering, 56
  • Electrical/electronic/communications engineering, 72
  • Part-time MBA, 74 (up from 152 last year)

Read the Article

The University of Delaware’s doctoral program in clinical psychology has been ranked No. 3 in the state of Delaware by the website, Best Counseling Degrees. Best Counseling Degrees bases its rankings according to four criteria: graduates’ rates of passing the Examination for Professional Practice of Psychology (EPPP), the percentage of students who obtained accredited internships, the number of graduates who became professionally licensed, and the average number of years to complete the program.

Read the Article

The University of Delaware’s Agriculture School has been ranked No. 15 in the nation as a general agriculture school by the website, Agriculture Schools. UD was also ranked No. 6 for Landscaping and Groundskeeping School, No. 14 for Food Science School, No. 14 for Plant Sciences School and No. 15 for Animal Sciences School.

Read the Article

CEO Magazine has ranked the MBA program at the University of Delaware’s Alfred Lerner College of Business and Economics in the top tier of MBA programs in North America. It also ranked the online MBA program No. 22 in global online MBA rankings.

Read the Article