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University of Delaware

4.2 out of 5 (10 ratings / 9 reviews) Newark, Delaware, United States
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.

Master's Programmes

Hospitality, Leisure & Sports (2)



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.

Global Student Satisfaction Awards 2019

GSSA 2019

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University Ranking

Academic Ranking of World Universities by Shanghai Jiao Tong University
201 -50
ARWU World University rankings is the first world university ranking. It ranks the world's top 1000 colleges and universities based on objective indicator.
World University Rankings by Times Higher Education
251 -50
World University Rankings is a vital resource that provides the definitive list of the world's best universities.
Best Global Universities Rankings by U.S. News & World Report
311 -14
297 7
Best Global Universities Rankings by U.S. News & World Report presents all the top universities from the U.S. and 60 other countries around the world.
QS World University Rankings by TopUniversities
491 -52
439 -18
QS World University Rankings is one of the top international rankings measuring the popularity and performance of universities all over the world.


Student services

Student Services

  • Affirmative Action & Multicultural Programs
  • Accessibility
  • Advising
  • Advocacy
  • Alcohol Resources & Policies
  • Career Decision-making
  • Computing Problems
  • Counseling & Student Development
  • English as a Second Language
  • Family Crises
  • Financial Aid
  • Foreign Student Services
  • Health or Health Insurance
  • Health Education
  • Information Technology
  • Judicial Process at UD
  • Jobs
  • Learning Disabilities & AD/HD Services
  • Library Research
  • Mailing to a Residence Hall
  • Off Campus Media Resources

Library services

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.

ICT services

Information Technologies (IT) provides technology services for the University community.

Student Life

Campus life

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.

Sports facilities

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.

Student clubs

  • 8-Bit Orchestra
  • Academic Competition Club
  • Accounting Students Association
  • Active Minds at UD


The University of Delaware has been continuously accredited by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education since that association's inception in 1921.

Student Reviews

deferred admission
Anonymous rated 3 out of 5 stars

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.

Excellent foundational programme
Anonymous rated 4 out of 5 stars

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...

The Perfect School for Me
Anonymous rated 5 out of 5 stars

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.

Newark, Delaware, United States

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