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The Online Student Experience

A Supportive, Enriching Online Experience


Because we pride ourselves on teaching and innovation, you’ll experience the latest digital teaching methods and resources delivered by trained and dedicated faculty. Knowledgeable staff members are available by phone, chat and email, and you can access technical support 24/7.

Comparing Online to On-Campus Learning

An online program from the University of Delaware offers the same quality and rigor as an on-campus program and provides the flexibility to accommodate your busy schedule.


Benefit Online On Campus
Accredited by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education
Rigorous curriculum delivered by experts
Support you need to succeed
Affordable program options with financial aid available
Career fairs, recruiting opportunities and graduation ceremonies
Flexibility to accommodate your unique schedule and needs  

Tips for Success as an Online Learner


  1. Stay in Touch. Communicate frequently with your community of students, faculty, instructors and administrators. That way, you will feel comfortable reaching out for support.
  2. Establish a Routine. Create a dedicated time and space for your online studies, whenever and however it works for you. You will be less likely to procrastinate.
  3. Know your Resources. Make a list of all resources you have available to you, such as the student handbook, IT services and course syllabi on your digital learning platform. Get familiar with all of them.
  4. Focus on Career Goals. Because you can tailor an online program to individual goals, you’ll need to know what it takes to advance in your ideal career.

Frequently Asked Questions

No, you will have the same diploma as on-campus students.

Yes, every on-campus and online program offered by UD is carefully developed with a leading-edge curriculum and delivered by expert faculty.

As a UD online student, you’ll be able to collaborate with your peers and instructors through university email and the online learning management tool Canvas. You might also encounter video/audio lectures and feedback.

Yes, UD’s online degrees are built to seamlessly integrate with your schedule from wherever you need to be. We’ll help you enroll in the right courses, access your materials, troubleshoot and complete your degree at an appropriate pace.