• Address: 104 Hullihen Hall, Newark, Delaware 19716

  • Phone Number: (302) 831-2000

  • Website: www.online.udel.edu

About

The University of Delaware is a research-oriented public ins which is offering a wide range of programs to the students worldwide through both of it's on campus and online programs. It has an outstanding graduation rate of 81%. It was established in 1743 and is one of the Nation’s oldest Universities present in the U.S. The motive of the institution is to be research oriented and technologically updating university providing various skills and potentials to its students.

The university is located in the various places in the state of Delaware other than its main campus in Newark. It is located in Wilmington, Dover and Georgetown, and Lewes.

  • The acceptance rate of the university is 70% with the student-faculty ratio is 15:1.

  • The university accreditation is given by the Middle State Commission on Higher Education.


UDOnline

This university is offering a wide range of courses online to its students. They are providing students with flexible timings as well as real-life studies. The students can access the library, course materials and know their progress through the online platform.

The online portal platform is available for both online and offline students to interact with the fellow students, faculty, and staff of the university. This portal allows the students to access the material from various other schools and colleges present in the university. It is offering online students college room teaching type feeling through its portal. 


Reviews on UD

Some of the available reviews by the students are

  • It is providing students with a variety of extracurricular activities along with academics.

  • Professors in this university are highly passionate and involved for the students overall growth and development.

  • University is offering some of the top programs in the country to its students.

  • Along with challenging academics, University is having a diversified and friendly environment.

  • The university is providing plenty of opportunities along with academics for the students to explore.

Overview

Institution Type

(4 Years) Public

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Headquartered at

Newark, Delaware

FAFSA/Federal School Code

001431

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Institutional Accreditation

MSCHE

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Historically Black College or University

No

Data Source: www.online.udel.edu, U.S. Department of Education - IPEDS, Federal Student Aid, CHEA.

Campus Life

It is having a variety of clubs, communities, and activities present in the campus to make the students engaging and thriving throughout their stay in the campus. The food courts in the university are providing delicious food to the students.

It is having NCAA Division I FCS athletics teams with both men and women teams.

Delaware team is called as Fightin’ Blue Hens They were ranked 7th in Colonial Athletic Association. They have won 16 conference titles and are having a huge fan following in the university campus for this particular sport.

Baseball is another reputed sport in Delaware athletics. Three members of this sport reached the American Legion World Series whereas one baseball player from this university received the American Legion player of the year award.

Various clubs and organizations on campus enable students to actively participate and involve in all the events on campus. These clubs makes sure to plan and organize something or the other almost every day.

Statistics

Key Statistics
Student Faculty Ratio 15: 1
Retention Rate Full Time: 91 % Part Time: 83 %
Total Population 23,009
Student Population Full Time: 20,760 Part Time: 2,249
Gender Division Male: 44 % Female: 56 %

Graduation Rate

The College Monk

Male: 77 %

The College Monk

Female: 84 %

Total Graduation Rate: 81 %

Graduation rate with bachelors degree completed

Race & Ethnicity

Data Source: U.S. Department of Education - IPEDS for Fall 2016.

Majors and Online Programs

University of Delaware (UD) offers 20 online programs across 8 Majors

Public Administration

Offering 2 programs accross 1 degrees

Education

Offering 4 programs accross 1 degrees

Information Systems

Offering 1 programs accross 1 degrees

Applied Science

Offering 2 programs accross 2 degrees

Engineering

Offering 6 programs accross 3 degrees

Computer Science

Offering 2 programs accross 1 degrees

Business Management

Offering 2 programs accross 2 degrees

Agriculture

Offering 1 programs accross 1 degrees

Admissions

University of Delaware (UD) Acceptance Rate is 70%

Application Fee
Undergraduate Application Fee $75
Graduate Application Fee $75

Data Source: U.S. Department of Education - IPEDS for Fall 2017.

Admission Statistics
Total Applicants 24,456
Total Applicants Admitted 16,998
Applicants Enrolled 4,382
Full time Applicants Enrolled 4,371
Part Time Applicants Enrolled 11
Admission Requirements
Secondary school GPA Required
Secondary school record Required
Completion of college-preparatory program Required
Admission test scores (SAT/ACT) Required

Data Source: U.S. Department of Education - IPEDS for Fall 2016.

University of Delaware (UD) Admission test scores (SAT/ACT)
Number of students submitting SAT scores 4,226
Number of students submitting ACT scores 82
Percent of students submitting SAT scores 96%
Percent of students submitting ACT scores 2%
SAT Math 590 average 540 - 640 range
SAT Critical Reading 605 average 550 - 660 range
SAT Writing 585 average 530 - 640 range
ACT Composite 26 average 24 - 29 range

Data Source: U.S. Department of Education - IPEDS for Fall 2015-2016.

Financial Aid and Scholarships

  • The university is providing students with a number of grants, aids, loans, and scholarships to help them financially to get a degree from this university. The financial aids available are mentioned below.

  • Federal Aid is available in the form of grants and loans. Federal Work-study is also an available option for the students as Federal Aid.

  • Pell Grant, TEACH Grant, and Federal Supplemental Educational and Opportunity Grant are the Federal Grants whereas Direct Subsidized Loan, Direct Unsubsidized loan and Direct PLUS Loans are the Federal Loans provided.

  • Rudolph E. & Mabel A. D'Souza Scholarship Award for Excellence, Donald J. Puglisi Scholarship Award and Donor Scholarships are the Institutional Aid available.

  • Post 9/11 GI Bill and Tuition Assistance Program are the Military Aids provided to the eligible students.

  • The University of Delaware Federal School code is 001431. This is useful for students to apply for various grants, aids, scholarships, and loans provided by the university.

Federal Aid

Federal Grants Award per year Eligibilty Application Deadline
Pell Grant $4,526 Undergraduate. U.S Citizen or an Eligible Non- Citizen June 30th, 2019
Federal Supplemental Educational Opportunity Grant (FSEOG) $1,354 Undergraduate. U.S Citizen or an Eligible Non- Citizen June 30th, 2019
TEACH Grant $1,354 Undergraduate or Graduate. 3.25 CGPA. June 30th, 2019
Federal Loans Award per year Eligibilty Application Deadline
Direct Subsidized Loan $5,502 U.S citizen or an eligible noncitizen Enrolled at least half-time June 30th, 2019
Direct Unsubsidized loan $5,502 U.S citizen or an eligible noncitizen Enrolled at least half-time June 30th, 2019
Direct PLUS Loans $19,974 U.S citizen or an eligible noncitizen Enrolled at least half-time June 30th, 2019
Federal Financial Aid Award per year Eligibilty Application Deadline
Federal Work-Study Varies U.S. Citizen or non-citizen eligible Satisfactory academic progress. June 30th, 2019

Data Source: U.S. Department of Education - IPEDS survey data for 2016 - 2017.

Scholarships and Grants

Institutional Scholarships Award per year Eligibilty Application Deadline
Donor Scholarships $2,000 Merit-based. Demonstrate Financial need. Varies
Howard H. & Arlene M. Simon Scholarship Varies Demonstrate financial needs. All majors within LCBE, preference Accounting. Sophomore, junior, or senior. Minimum GPA 3.0 or higher. May 15th, 2019
Robert L. Schweitzer Memorial Scholarship Varies Demonstrate financial needs. Resident of Delaware. All majors within LCBE. Minimum GPA 3.0 or higher. May 15th, 2019
Donald J. Puglisi Scholarship Award Varies Junior finance major. Overall academic excellence. Provide evidence of dedication to community service through leadership and sustained commitment. Minimum GPA 3.25 or higher. May 15th, 2019
Rudolph E. & Mabel A. D'Souza Scholarship Award for Excellence Varies Senior in finance. Active contributions to the Department of Finance. Minimum GPA 3.0 or higher. May 15th, 2019

Data Source: www.online.udel.edu, U.S. Department of Education - IPEDS survey data for 2016 - 2017.

Military and Veteran Benefits

Military Financial Aid Award per year Eligibilty Application Deadline
Post 9/11 GI Bill $10,483 Honorably Discharged from the military. Served 90 days after Sep10,2001. Undergraduate students. Varies
Tuition Assistance Program $3,451 Members of Army, Navy, Marines, Air Force, and Coast Guard. Undergraduate students. Varies

Data Source: www.online.udel.edu, U.S. Department of Education - IPEDS survey data for 2016 - 2017.

Federal Aid based on family income

Family Income Average Federal Aid per year
Under $30,000 $11,750
$30,001 - $48,000 $12,038
$48,001 - $75,000 $13,909
$75,001 - $110,000 $17,736
Over $110,000 $22,307

Data Source: U.S. Department of Education - IPEDS survey data for 2016 - 2017.

Federal, State or Institutional Aid Awarded Percent Avg Amount per year
Undergraduate students awarded Pell grants 14% $4,183
Federal, State or Institutional aid awarded for Full-time, first-time undergraduates 76% $9,242
Federal Grant awarded for full-time, first-time undergraduates 14% $4,428
Institutional Grant awarded for full-time, first-time undergraduates 67% $8,604
Students Loans awarded for full-time, first-time undergraduates 52% $8,937
Federal Students Loans awarded for full-time, first-time undergraduates 52% $5,542
Average aid awarded as grant or scholarship $ 15,894
Post-9/11 GI Bill Award Number of Students Amount per year
Post-9/11 GI Bill Benefits 172 $10,342
Post-9/11 GI Bill Benefits - undergraduate students 154 $9,916
Post-9/11 GI Bill Benefits - graduate students 18 $13,982

Data Source: www.online.udel.edu, U.S. Department of Education - IPEDS survey data for 2016 - 2017.

Library

The university is providing students with new databases to explore the content of the academic courses available in this university. Students can access the library through the online portal and go through the various books, research papers and content related to their courses. You can find the librarian and speak with them regarding library queries and for reserving the space in the library at a particular time. 

Rankings

  • It was ranked 79th in the domain of 'Research Universities' by Forbes.

  • It ranked 89th in 'National Universities' according to The U.S. News and World Report rankings.

  • It ranked 145th in 'World University Rankings 2019' according to Times Higher Education rankings.

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