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Application for First-Year Students

The application for fall 2021 remains open for students applying to the Associate in Arts Program. For international students, see link below. For all other first-year students, the application for fall 2021 is now closed.

Application for International Students

International first-year and transfer applicants should apply using the UD Online Application. The application for the spring 2021 semester opened on June 15, 2020. The application for the fall 2021 semester opened on August 1, 2020.

Application for Transfer Students

Transfer students can apply using the UD online application, which opens August 1 for the following year. The application priority deadline for the spring semester is November 1. The application priority deadline for the fall semester is May 1. Review the transfer website for detailed information on the transfer admissions process.

Veteran, Veteran Dependent and Military Service Members

The University of Delaware is proud to be a Military Friendly® Top 10 School. For questions about applying, please contact

Over-60 Tuition-Free Degree Program Undergraduate Application

The Over-60 Tuition-Free Degree program reflects the University of Delaware’s commitment to encouraging adults to continue their studies on a part-time or full-time basis. To be eligible for free undergraduate or graduate tuition, Delaware citizens aged 60 or over must apply for admission to the University and be admitted.

Over-60 Application

Admissions Requirements

Learn more about the steps to apply and what it takes to be a Blue Hen. 


Readmission to the University

Students looking to return to UD for degree-seeking purposes can apply for readmission through the Registrar's Office.

Readmission Information and Application

Distance Learning

Distance Learning systems provide a greater level of flexibility to busy professionals interested in pursuing a college degree through UD. 

Distance Learning Application