Undergraduate Admissions

Be a part of something incredible

Be a Blue Hen

You'll have unprecedented opportunities to achieve

Ranked as one of the best universities in the country, UD wants you to join our talented, accomplished students and faculty.

Ranked among the best of all U.S. national universities in U.S. News and World Report’s “Best Colleges.” 

Ranked 25th among public universities in "Money's Best Colleges." 

Ranked 29th in Forbes' list of best public universities.

Create New Knowledge

You’ve worked hard through high school and have challenged yourself academically. Now, stretch your mind in new ways. Be a UD Blue Hen. Work alongside some of the brightest minds in the world to create new knowledge and address the significant challenges of our time. Together, we’ll tackle real problems using creativity and collaboration. 

At UD, you can customize your own path, choosing among 150+ majors and 110 minors. You can double-major, engage in entrepreneurship programs or conduct research with our faculty, some of the country’s top scholars.


What’s uniquely UD?


Delaware Innovation Fellows Program


Interdisciplinary Science & Engineering Lab




BE a Citizen of the World

UD was the first university in America to launch a Study Abroad program and we continue to be a leader in providing global opportunities. Today, a third of Blue Hens study in more than 100 programs in 40 countries, becoming informed, skilled, open-minded citizens ready to address the issues facing the world around them.


What’s uniquely UD?

World Scholars Program

Study Abroad



All of our majors integrate authentic, hands-on learning experiences and state-of-the-art facilities. You will have a multitude of opportunities for internships, field experience, research, service learning and study abroad to provide the competitive edge you need after graduation.


What’s uniquely UD?

Research opportunities

STAR campus



Take a video tour of the places various Blue Hens have been inspired or accomplished defining moments in their college careers. It’s the real UD experience—unscripted and seen through a variety of lenses. #UDistheplace


Our Communications Partners

The Office of Admissions has partnered with Technolutions to use Slate in order to process information that we send to students and families and our other partners. Communications from us might include links that begin with "http://apply.udel.edu/click/". If you have questions about the validity of email that appears to come from the UD Office of Admissions, contact us at admissions@udel.edu or +1 (302) 831-8123.