University of Delaware

Newark, DE, USA
3.78 Average Rating

Originally founded as Newark College, the University of Delaware is a 4-year public school in northern Delaware and one of the oldest institutions of higher learning in the country. Delaware features seven colleges and schools offering over 300 academic programs. In addition to classroom facilities, UD is home to the High Performance Figure Skating Centre and operates a 146 foot coastal advanced marine research vessel on the Delaware Bay. For sports fans, Delaware fields 20 men’s and women’s teams known as the Blue Hens.

Admissions

Key Admissions Stats

Institution Type
Public
  • Not for Profit
  • Coed

Need Aware

This school may consider an applicant’s financial situation when deciding admission

Level of Institution
4 Year
Campus Setting
Suburb or town

0
100
66%
Acceptance Rate

Admissions Requirements

SAT
Yes
ACT
Yes
Transcript
Yes

Important Deadlines

Application Type Application Deadline Reply Deadline
Fall Regular Decision January 15, 2020 May 1, 2020

Admitted Student Stats

In-State Students
33%
Out-Of-State Students
62%
71%
Submitting ACT
37%
Submitting SAT
Average ACT Composite: 27
0
36
Average SAT Composite: 1198
0
1600
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Academics

Key Academic Stats

Highest Degree Offered
Doctorate
Total Number of Students
22,168
Total Number of Undergrads
18,144
Academic Calendar

Four-one-four plan

Classroom Sizes

2-19 Students
34%
20-39 Students
41%
40-99 Students
19%
100+ Students
4%
0
100
68%
Graduate in 4 Years US National: 28%
0
100
81%
Graduate in 6 Years US National: 52%
Student:Faculty Ratio
12:1
US National: 21:1
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Tuition, Cost & Aid

Key Financial Stats

Average Net Price
$15,883
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Tuition
In-State Tuition In-state tuition is the tuition charged by institutions to those students who meet the state's or institution's residency requirements. In-district tuition is the tuition charged by the institution to those students residing in the locality in which they attend school and may be a lower rate than in-state tuition if offered by the institution.
$13,680
Out-of-State Tuition Out-of-state tuition is the tuition charged by institutions to those students who do not meet the state’s or institution’s residency requirements. Out-of-district tuition is the tuition charged by the institution to those students not residing in the locality in which they attend school.
$34,310
Additional Costs
Room and Board The weighted average for room and board and other expenses is generated as follows:
  • (amount for on-campus room, board and other expenses * # of students living on-campus.
  • + amount for off-campus (with family) room, board and other expenses * # of students living off-campus with family
  • + amount for off-campus (not with family) room, board and other expenses * # of students living off-campus not with family)
divided by the total # of students. Students whose living arrangements are unknown are excluded from the calculation. For some institutions the # of students by living arrangement will be known, but dollar amounts will not be known. In this case the # of students with no corresponding dollar amount will be excluded from the denominator.
$12,862
Books and Supplies
$1000

Aid & Grants

0
100
57%
Need Met
Students Receiving Gift Aid Percent of undergraduate students awarded federal gift aid. Federal gift aid includes any grant or scholarship aid awarded, from the federal government, a state or local government, the institution, and other sources known by the institution.
76%
Average Aid Per Year
$9,471
Students Receiving Grants Percent of undergraduate students awarded grant aid. Grant aid includes any grant or scholarship aid awarded, from the federal government, a state or local government, the institution, and other sources known by the institution.
76%
Average Federal Grant Aid Per Year
$4,761
Average Institution Grant Aid Per Year
$9,420

Student Loans

Students Borrowing Loans Loans to students - Any monies that must be repaid to the lending institution for which the student is the designated borrower. Includes all Title IV subsidized and unsubsidized loans and all institutionally- and privately-sponsored loans. Does not include PLUS and other loans made directly to parents.
52%
Average Loan Amount Per Year
$8,937
Average Debt at Graduation The median federal debt of undergraduate borrowers who graduated. This figure includes only federal loans; it excludes private student loans and Parent PLUS loans.
$24,203
Median Monthly Loan Payment The median monthly loan payment for student borrowers who completed, if it were repaid over 10 years at a 5.05% interest rate.
$250
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Campus Life

Key Campus Stats

Student Gender
Male
Female
43%
57%
Student Organizations
447
Size of Town
Suburb or town
LGBTQIA Student Resource Groups
Yes
On Campus Women's Center
Yes

Housing

0
100
40%
Undergrads Living on Campus
On-campus living required of freshman
Yes

Athletics

Divisional Sports Nickname
Blue Hens
School Colors
Yellow/Blue
Varsity Athletics Association
NCAA
Varsity Athletics Conference Primary
Colonial Athletic Association

Campus Safety

24-HR security patrol
Yes
Campus emergency phones
Yes
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After Graduation

Post Grad Stats

Top 5 Cities
Philadelphia
New York
Washington
Baltimore
Dover
Employed
6 mos. after graduation
69%
Average Salary
6 years after graduation
$57,000
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What Students Are Saying

3.78 Average Rating
The University of Delaware has school spirit like no other, and a challenging education system to match. The campus is beautiful and provides student centers with game rooms, plenty of snack shops and stores, and endlessly exciting sporting events. The university offers a plethora of majors in all fields that provide a challenge while fostering personal growth with the help of compassionate and intelligent professors.
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