University of Delaware

Established in 1743, the University of Delaware is a nationally and internationally recognized institution of higher learning on the East Coast of the U.S. UD has a long tradition of excellence in teaching, research and innovation.

Throughout our history, UD graduates have made important contributions in the U.S. and around the world. Some of our alumni include the 46th President of the United States, Joe Biden, signers of the U.S. Declaration of Independence, state governors and leaders of major companies.

Student population

Over 23,000 undergraduate and graduate students attend the University of Delaware. This includes over 900 international students from 100 different countries.

Colleges and programs

The University of Delaware has ten colleges that offer 150 bachelor’s, and over 200 master’s and doctoral degree programs.

The English Language Institute (ELI) is an academic unit in the College of Arts and Sciences and is located on the University’s main campus in Newark, Delaware.

Notable fields of study

The University of Delaware has a reputation for excellence in many fields.

Graduate programs, such as Chemical Engineering, Education, and Physical Therapy 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 rankings on the US News and World Report (2022 edition):

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To learn more, visit the University of Delaware website.

Beautiful campus

The University of Delaware is widely known to have one of the most beautiful campuses in the United States. With its traditional architecture and beautiful green spaces, our campus provides inspiration to all who visit.

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