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Application for First-Year Students

The application for fall 2023 is open only for Delaware residents interested in the Associate in Arts Program. At this time, all applications must be submitted through the UD Online Application. The fall 2023 application for the Newark campus is now closed.

Application for International Students

Applications are now being accepted for spring and fall 2023. International first-year and transfer applicants should apply using the UD Online Application. 

Application for Transfer Students

Transfer students can apply using the UD online application. The application priority deadline for the spring semester is Nov. 1 and the fall semester is May 1. Review the transfer website for information on the admissions process.

Veteran, Veteran Dependent and Military Service Members

The University of Delaware is proud to be the #4 Military Friendly® 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


Delaware residents who wish to apply to the dual-admissions partnership with Margaret H. Rollins School of Nursing at Beebe Healthcare should use the link below. For more information on the program, click here.

UD Online application


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 provides greater flexibility to busy professionals interested in pursuing a college degree through UD. To learn more, visit the distance learning website, or click below to apply.

Distance Learning Application

Title IX

The University of Delaware does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, disability, religion, age, veteran status, gender identity or expression, or sexual orientation, or any other characteristic protected by applicable law in its employment, educational programs and activities, admissions policies, and scholarship and loan programs as required by Title IX of the Educational Amendments of 1972, the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, and other applicable statutes and University policies.  The University of Delaware also prohibits unlawful harassment including sexual harassment and sexual violence.

Title IX