About Delaware

Beautiful Delaware sunset

 The University of Delaware English Language Institute (ELI) is located in the City of Newark in the State of Delaware. Though Delaware is one of the smallest states in the country, it is one of the oldest states in the country—a fact that is visible in the State’s architecture, museums, and cultural centers.



Delaware is located in the Northeastern United States, sharing borders with the States of Maryland, Pennsylvania, and New Jersey. Though Delaware is one of the smallest states in the US, it is ideally located near some of the country’s most important historical, cultural, political, legal, business, and financial centers.


Nearby cities

Newark is very close to some of the most interesting cities in the US. By car (driving distance), Newark is only:

  • 45 minutes from Philadelphia
  • 55 minutes from Baltimore
  • 2 hours from New York City
  • 2 hours from Washington, DC
  • 6 hours from Boston

In addition, Newark is only 2 hours away from beaches and ski resorts!


Tax-free shopping

Delaware is very popular on the East Coast of the United States due to the fact that no taxes are added to the purchase of goods and services in the state. Enjoy a low cost of living and tax-free shopping while you are here!



Delaware is considered a “banking center” in the United States and is home to over half of the 500 largest corporations in the country!

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