School Counselors

Finding the Right Fit Begins with Your Help

If you know a student who wants to be challenged by new ideas, connect learning to real life, and make an impact on the world, ask them to consider the University of Delaware.

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Join Our Counselor List

To stay up to date on our application process, campus events, and visits, sign up for our school counselor mailing list.

Independent counselors looking to join the mailing list should email Krystal Santos at

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Join Us On Slate is a free tool that can help high school counselors with scheduling school visits, view students' application checklists, submit admissions materials and confirm the admissions status of your students. This new platform will streamline our admissions process and improve communication between you and the Office of Undergraduate Admissions at UD.

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Meet Your Representative

The Office of Undergraduate Admissions is dedicated to connecting with you personally to help you guide your students through the process. To contact your direct representative, view the Meet Your Counselor map.

Meet Your Counselor

UD by the Numbers

Guiding Your Students to UD


At UD we have over 150 majors, over 100 minors and over 50 bachelor’s plus accelerated master’s degree programs (4+1 programs). That’s a lot of options, giving you the ability to customize your education. We’ve made it easy for you to compare majors and get an idea of what each of your four years at UD will look like by using our Major Finder.

Major Finder

Graduate Into Greatness

UD’s job and career placement rates have historically been well above the national average, according to data from the National Association of Colleges and Employers. View salaries and employment by major, location and more on our outcomes page.



Preparing for College

The college application process kicks off in a student's senior year of high school, but students can take early steps to make it a little less stressful. Share our tips with your students to make sure they're on track to complete their college applications by their senior year.


Preparing For College

Additional Programs and Resources

Admissions Requirements

Learn more about the application process and steps to apply. 

Important Dates and Deadlines

UD Admissions and Honors College Applications open: August 1

Begin FAFSA Filing: October 1

Early Action Deadline for UD Admissions and Honors College: November 1

Priority Application Deadline: January 15

Early Action Admission decision notification by January 31

Recommended Deadline for FAFSA Filing: January 15

Early Action Honors decision notification by February 15

Priority Application Admission decision notification by mid-March

Priority Application Honors decision notification by April 1

Deposit Deadline: May 1

Transferring Credit to UD

AP & IB Credit Information

Students can earn advanced standing credit in three ways: through the College Board’s Advanced Placement tests, through college credits taken while still in high school and through the International Baccalaureate Program.

Advanced Placements (AP) Exams & International Baccalaureate (IB)

UD will typically grants advanced credit for scores of 4, 5, and in most cases 3 on Advanced Placement exams. 

The University of Delaware will consider transfer credit for courses taken at the IB Higher Level when students receive a “4” or higher. Students may transfer no more than a year’s worth of credit in each IB course.

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Additional Opportunities

UD accepts credits from other special programs under the following conditions:

  • The course must appear on a college transcript and the college must be fully accredited by the appropriate regional accrediting agency.
  • The student should earn a “C” or better in the course.
  • The course must be an academic course with an equivalent course offered.

Gap Year Programs at non-U.S. Universities

First-Year students who want to transfer coursework from non-U.S. Gap Year programs before enrolling at UD must submit the official college transcript for evaluation to the American Association of Collegiate Registrars and Admissions Officers (AACRAO)