Undergraduate Admissions

Be a part of something incredible

Be a Blue Hen

Make your Ambitions a Reality 

Join UD, a top-ranked university with an award-winning faculty, talented students and programs that let you craft a unique college experience.

Pathways for Delawareans 

No matter which path you take to UD—first-year, transfer or associate in arts—you will be welcomed to a UD community focused on your success.

As a Delawarean, you come first. The goal of our Commitment to Delawareans is to make admission to UD as transparent as possible. It is a commitment we take very seriously—a promise to you and the other residents of our state to provide an affordable, top-quality education.

Pathways for Delawareans

Discover Your Bright Future

UD students are talented, ambitious and dedicated. Here you will build a solid foundation for your strengths, engage your creativity and put your knowledge to work cultivating new ideas and new designs for tomorrow.

We not only make sure that our students graduate on time with a degree that suits their passion, we ensure that they step into their field with the confidence of an unparalleled education. That’s why so many of our graduates find careers right after graduation (or even before), move into some of the top graduate programs in the country and blaze new paths into the future.

Success After UD

Create New Knowledge

You’ve worked hard through high school and have challenged yourself academically. Now, stretch your mind in new ways. 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

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?

Study Abroad

World Scholars Program



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?

Star Campus

Research Opportunities




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


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