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The University of Delaware (colloquially "UD") is the largest university in Delaware (The First State). UD currently offers more than 135 undergraduate degrees. At the graduate level, it offers 67 doctoral, 142 master’s degree programs, 14 dual degrees, 15 interdisciplinary programs, 12 on-line programs, and 28 certificate programs across its seven colleges and more than 82 research centers and institutes. UD is one of the top 100 institutions for federal obligations in science and engineering and interdisciplinary initiatives in energy science and policy, the environment, and in human health. The main campus is in Newark, with satellite campuses in Dover, Wilmington, Lewes, and Georgetown. It is considered a large institution with approximately 18,500 undergraduate and 4,500 graduate students. UD is a privately governed university which receives public funding for being a land-grant, sea-grant, space-grant and urban-grant state-supported research institution.
Prepler rankings are based on rigorous and in-depth analysis of key statistics from the U.S. Department of Education.
2021 Best Colleges in America
#70 of 6828
2021 Best Colleges in Delaware
#1 of 18
2021 Best Four Year Colleges in Delaware
#1 of 8
Out of 28 majors categories at University of Delaware, the 5 most popular are listed below.
Graduation rate of college is a strong indicator of success of the college’s students in attaining their educational goals. Prepler defines graduation rate as the percentage of first-time, full-time students who graduated from University of Delaware within four or six years.
Temple UniversityPhiladelphia, PA •
Rowan UniversityGlassboro, NJ
Rutgers University-New BrunswickNew Brunswick, NJ •
Morgan State UniversityBaltimore, MD
West Chester University of PennsylvaniaWest Chester, PA
University of Maryland-College ParkCollege Park, MD •