The University received its charter from the State of Delaware in 1833 and was designated one of the nation’s historic Land Grant colleges in 1867. Today, UD is a Land Grant, Sea Grant and Space Grant institution.
A state-assisted, privately governed institution, UD offers a broad range of degree programs: 3 associate programs, 147 bachelor’s programs, 119 master's programs, 54 doctoral programs, and 15 dual graduate programs through our seven colleges and in collaboration with more than 70 research centers. Our student body encompasses more than 17,000 undergraduates, more than 3,600 graduate students and nearly 800 students in professional and continuing studies from across the country and around the globe.
The University of Delaware is advancing leading-edge research that solves mysteries, tackles problems, and invents new technologies - all aimed at enhancing our quality of life. UD has distinguished faculty, capable staff, and outstanding students, supported by state-of-the-art facilities. Join us as we explore the latest frontiers in science, engineering, business, the arts, and humanities.
With a research focus and a global reach, UD is the place for personal and professional growth.
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The Library inspires the intellectual, scholarly and creative achievement of University and global communities with expert staff, excellent service, dynamic learning spaces and access to diverse collections and information resources.
Information Technologies (IT) provides technology services for the University community.
Beginning in May, 2010, the University of Delaware Campus & Public Safety Department embarked on Phase I of an initiative to utilize an I.P. based video surveillance system to enhance public safety. The results have spoken for themselves.
All students interested in joining a club sports team should plan on attending Club Sports Night during the first week of fall semester. Participants that are unable to attend the event should contact the club officer of the sport they are interested in for more information on how to get involved with the team.
The University of Delaware has been continuously accredited by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education since that association's inception in 1921.
Had a spring resumption so the orientation process wasn't as detailed as fall resumptions. made it a little difficult to adapt to the campus lifestyle.
Overall, it was a wonderful experience in which I got to meet like-minded individuals that all shared a passion for the environment. I got to take thought-provoking classes that not only challenged the technical aspects of the environment but also forced me to consider why we have the environment we do today and what inventions and discoveries led to today's state. Pairing...
University of Delaware was the perfect choice for me as a university. As a part of the honors program I found the social and academic aspects incredibly fulfilling. My program is incredible and the professors are knowledgable and helpful.