University of Delaware

The University of Delaware has a great tradition of excellence, from our roots extending back to a small private academy started in 1743, to the research-intensive, technologically advanced institution of today. The University received its charter from the State of Delaware in 1833 and was designated one of the nations historic Land Grant colleges in 1867. Today, UD is a Land Grant, Sea Grant and Space Grant institution. The Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching classifies UD as a Doctoral University - Highest Research Activity--a designation accorded less than 3 percent of U.S. colleges and universities. UD ranks among the nations top 100 universities in federal R&D support for science and engineering. A state-assisted, privately governed institution, UD offers a broad range of degree programs: three associate programs, 138 bachelors programs, 121 masters programs (with 13 joint degrees offered within) 62 doctoral programs through our seven colleges. Our student body encompasses more than 18,000 undergraduates, more than 3,700 graduate students and more than 700 students in professional and continuing studies from across the country and around the globe. Our distinguished faculty includes internationally known authors, scientists and artists, among them Guggenheim and Fulbright fellows and members of the National Academy of Sciences, National Academy of Engineering and the American Association for the Advancement of Science. In addition to our Georgian-inspired main campus in Newark, Del., UD has locations across the state--in Wilmington, Dover, Georgetown and Lewes. A thriving study-abroad program and expanding international partnerships further enhance our students education as global citizens. In 2015, UD received the Community Engagement Classification from the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching. In addition, UD was named to the Presidents Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll, which recognizes higher education institutions that reflect the values of exemplary community service and achieve meaningful outcomes in their communities. The University of Delaware is also one of five universities and colleges in the naiton to receive NAFSAs 2015 Senator Paul Simon Award for Comprehensive Internationalization, in recognition of excellence in integrating international education across all aspects of the campus.

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school_type year_founded religious_affiliation academic_calendar year_2016_endowment address telephone
Public, Coed 1743 N/A 4-1-4 $1.3 billion Newark, DE 19716 (302) 831-2000
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54 100.0 Delaware Newark 20 15 7