International Students


Welcome to a Global Student Experience


The University of Delaware is home to students from over 100 countries. At UD we value the presence of international students and the role you play at the University. UD is recognized for excellence in international education and was awarded NAFSA's 2015 Senator Paul Simon Award for Comprehensive Internationalization.


Through the Office of International Students and Scholars, you will be offered guidance and advice to make your transition and stay comfortable and easy. All our faculty and staff invite you to become a valued member of our student community. From the moment you visit our beautiful campus for the first time, you'll feel like you belong here. 

Discover Where a UD Degree Can Take You

A UD education can open the door to a successful career, no matter your aspirations.

You will be supported from the moment you step on campus through your senior year and beyond. Our Career Services Center is devoted to your success, offering career counseling, interviewing and resume writing workshops and linking you to job and internship opportunities. 

UD is considered one of the nation's best at supporting students up to graduation and into "satisfying and rewarding careers," according to The Princeton Review's Colleges That Pay You Back: The 200 Schools That Give You the Best Bang for Your Tuition Buck. 

Ranked among the world’s top universities by Academic Ranking of World Universities (Shanghai Ranking)


Ranked #38 in Kiplingers 100 Best College Values





Ranked among the top 100 of U.S. National Universities in U.S. News and World Report’s "Best Colleges"  


Financing Your Degree

The following chart represents the costs of attendance for one academic year at the University of Delaware. 

Non-Resident Tuition (12-17 credits) $32,880
Health Services Fees $454
Comprehensive Student Fee $738
Student Center Fee $238
International Service Fee+ $320
Living Expenses $15,662
Medical Insurance $2,236
Total $52,528
*New rates are released every July. See for the most up-to-date costs. Optional Winter & Summer Sessions are charged separately. Actual rates for room vary for different housing arrangements. Amount shown is standard rate for first-year double room.
+Includes fees in support of services provided by the Office of International Students and Scholars (OISS). 

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International students can qualify for merit-based scholarships. Applications received before the deadline of Jan. 15 are automatically considered for scholarships. There are no separate scholarship applications. Qualified students must have the equivalent of an A/B average and submit their official SAT or ACT scores. Scholarships range from $2,000 to $15,000 and are awarded on an annual basis. Scholarships will be awarded for up to four years, provided you maintain a 3.0 grade point average.

Please note that SAT/ACT scores are required only for scholarship consideration and are not required for admission. In order to meet the Jan. 15 deadline, all required application materials must be received by this date. After Jan. 15, scholarships are not guaranteed and qualified students will be awarded only if funds remain.