The University of Delaware, which traces its history back to 1743, is a nationally and internationally recognized research institution of higher learning.
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Approximately 21,000 undergraduate and graduate students attend the University of Delaware. This includes over 1,000 international students from 100 different countries.
The University of Delaware has seven colleges that offer 145 Bachelor’s degree programs and 158 Master’s degree and doctoral programs. The English Language Institute (ELI) is an academic unit in the College of Arts and Sciences and is located on the University’s campus.
The University of Delaware has a reputation for excellence in many fields. Graduate programs, such as Chemical Engineering, Education, Physical Therapy, and Urban Affairs were recently ranked by US News and World Report among the very best in the country. The University’s colleges are highly accredited. This includes the ELI, which is accredited by the Commission on English Language Program Accreditation (CEA).
The University of Delaware has been consistently viewed among the top public universities in the United States.
The following are the university’s current ranking on the US News and World Report (2014):
- Public schools: #30
- National universities: #76