International Students


Global Education Starts Here


At the University of Delaware, our doors are open to you. Our international students, bring their culture, their language and history to a University that encourages them to voice their unique perspective. At the University of Delaware, we recognize the benefit of including voices from all over the world. It’s part of our strength. And it allows our students to broaden their worldview while working toward a better future.


UD students achieve success by encountering faculty that listen to their ideas, encouraging them, challenging them and preparing their ideas to become a reality. We know the next big idea could be yours.

Graduating to Greatness

International students at UD are idea giants. Our student outcomes prove it. Graduates include the founder of China’s first social-media network, innovators in touch-screen technology and the 47th vice president of the United States, Joe Biden.

Success After UD

Ranked #38 in Kiplinger's 100 Best Values in Public Colleges, 2018

Ranked #33 in U.S. News and World Report’s Top U.S. Public Schools, 2018

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

(Shanghai Ranking)

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.