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Commitment to Delawareans

Welcome to Delaware's flagship university! The University of Delaware is a state-assisted, privately governed institution that emphasizes technologically advanced teaching and research, designed to prepare you for a rewarding career in today's global arena. We offer a tradition of academic excellence in a caring environment, embracing diversity and environmental sustainability.

Whether you are one of our 17,000 undergraduates or 3,600 graduate students, an international student, a returning adult in professional and continuing studies—or if you are just beginning your college selection process—you can find the information you need here. Explore our academic offerings, student life on campus, housing and dining options, and a range of student resources for everything from managing your finances to participating in service learning or study abroad.

Undergraduate Students  
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You are a student at one of the finest universities in the world--an institution that is eager to provide you with the education to make a difference. The University of Delaware combines a rich tradition of academic excellence with the energy of a diverse campus community. Undergraduates can choose courses from a broad range of disciplines, in 130 bachelor’s and four associate’s programs in seven colleges. Learn more about planning your academic program, living and dining on campus, joining in special events and activities, managing your finances, and making use of the many services and resources available to UD students.

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Graduate Students  
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The University of Delaware has a strong commitment to graduate education through top-quality teaching and research. As a premier research and graduate university, we recognize our great opportunity, and obligation, to contribute to the advancement of knowledge and to marshal that knowledge for the benefit of humanity.

Our seven colleges offer 110 master’s and 43 doctoral programs that are among the world's finest, and our student body includes 3,500 graduate students from across the United States and around the globe. We invite you to learn more about our graduate programs, the admissions process, academic policies, life as a graduate student, and the resources and services available to help you make the most of your graduate experience.

""Office of Graduate & Professional Education    
""Scholarships, Fellowships & Internships    
""University Graduate Fellows    
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""UD Catalog     

Professional & Continuing Studies  

More than 1,000 continuing education and returning adult students attend UD for part-time and evening study, professional development programs, and distance-learning opportunities. Retirement-age individuals also take part in a variety of educational programs to pursue personal interests and enrichment. Learn more about your options, from earning a degree to taking a single course, upgrading your career, taking certificate courses, or enrolling in other special programs.

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""Degree Programs & Credit Courses
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""Learning in Retirement


Distance Learning  

Part-time and full-time students can take courses from anywhere, through the Web and other distance-learning technologies. Online courses offer convenience and flexibility, while giving students the benefits of the University’s academic excellence and world-class instructional technology. Learn what’s available, the technical requirements, tips for distance learning, and other ways that UD Online is committed to helping students reach their educational goals.

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High School & Pre-College Students 

If you're looking for a great university, search no further. As one of the oldest institutions of higher education in the country, the University of Delaware combines tradition and innovation, offering students a proud heritage along with the latest instructional and research technology. If you're a prospective student, here is where you can review the requirements for admission, learn about special pre-college programs and courses you can take while still in high school, explore campus life, and find out how to take an online tour or make arrangements for a personal visit.

Pre-college Programs

""Take College Courses While Still in High School
Qualified high school students have the opportunity to pursue University of Delaware courses through the Division of Professional and Continuing Studies.

""Reading Skills Programs
Programs for students of all levels designed to help them become stronger readers and better students by focusing on comprehension, reading speed, study skills and reading enjoyment.

""SAT and ACT Test Preparation Programs
Designed to help prepare for success in two of the most widely used standardized college entrance exams: the ACT and the SAT.

A 4-week residential program to increase the participation of minorities in engineering and other science professions.

""Summer College
A 5-week residential summer school program for academically motivated high school sophomores and juniors.

""UD Dual Enrollment Program
This program enables Delaware public high schools to offer qualified students the valuable opportunity of simultaneously earning college and high school credits through distance learning courses during their junior and senior years.

""Governor's School for Excellence
This is a one-week summer residential program that brings together academically and artistically talented Delaware high school students who have completed their sophomore year.

""Upward Bound Program
A pre-college TRIO program for high school students who reside in New Castle county.

""Upward Bound Math/Science Program
A pre-college TRIO program for eligible students from Delaware, Maryland, and Pennsylvania, with an emphasis in the fields of math and science.

* Governor's School in China is no longer a Governor's School administered by Professional and Continuing Studies. A new program is being developed. For more information contact Dr. Jianguo Chen.

International Students  

The University of Delaware is committed to creating an educational community that is intellectually, culturally, and socially diverse, enriched by the contributions and full participation of persons from many different backgrounds. Currently, 60% of all UD undergraduates are non-residents of Delaware who represent nearly every U.S. state and a number of foreign countries. International students comprise nearly one-quarter of UD's graduate enrollment, with representation by students from more than 50 countries.

Explore the many resources for international students provided through the Office for International Students & Scholars, which can answer your questions about academic programs, where to live, financial planning, and special services. UD also offers intensive English language programs for international students and professionals through our English Language Institute.

Student Services Building
30 Lovett Avenue,
Newark DE 19716-6410 USA
ph: (302)831-2115
fax: (302)831-2123

""Office for International Students & Scholars       
""International Graduate Applicant Instructions     
""International Student Transfer Form      
""Foreign Student & Scholar Information Request Form

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  • i-card The i-card is the official identification card of the University of Delaware. This card can be used to access such services and facilities as parking and fitness centers, student activities and voting, the dispensary and student health services, athletic facilities and events, dining Meals and Points , vending , laundry, and copiers. You can also arrange to access to link your i-card to a PNC bank account for STAR transactions.
  • FLEX With your University ID card in hand, you can leave the cash at home. FLEX can let you enjoy campus-wide cashless purchasing power at all dining locations, the University Bookstore, the Perkins Student Center, the Trabant University Center, campus box offices, the student health center and parking services - just to name a few places.

On-campus Bank
   PNC - Trabant University Center

Off-campus Banks


""Registered Student Organizations

UD has over 200 student organizations on campus. They are supervised by Activities & Programs, the Center for Black Culture, Graduate Studies, Residence Life, and Recreation Services. Through these diverse organizations, you can participate in a wide range of activities.


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