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University of Delaware


Graduates

  • 72% have a job after 6 months
  • N/A have a job after 1 year
  • N/A have a job after 2 years

In-state Tuition

$7,740 / year

Out-of-state Tuition

$18,450 / year

Room and Board

$7,366

Application deadline

January 15

Application fee

$60




Educational Resources

Libraries

The University of Delaware Library collections parallel the University's academic interests and are broadly based and comprehensive. The University of Delaware Library is an innovator in identifying, acquiring and making accessible a broad range of electronic library resources via its web site at [www.lib.udel.edu]. The Library provides access to more than 32,000 current electronic journals and newspapers and more than 230 online databases covering all disciplines licensed for use by University of Delaware students, faculty and staff. Library staff members provide a broad range of in-person, online and telephone services, including an online live reference service called AskRef Live. The Library provies seating for more than 3,000 persons; wireless access on all floors of the Morris Library; more than 200 computer workstations with Internet access accessible to users; more than 200 laptop connections for UD users to connect peronal laptops; a large reserve reading room; a current periodical reading room; digital microform workstations; a GIS workstation; video editing workstation; a computing site with application software; video/DVD viewing carrels; student group study roooms; faculty resarch studies; an Assistive Technology Center for users with disabilities; and a handsome Special Collections area with exhibition gallery and reading room where students may gain access to premier primary reserach materials that comprise the rare book and manuscript collection. The Library is a member of the Association of Research Libraries, the Center for Research Libraries, the Chesapeake Information and Research Library Alliance and PALINET.

  • Member of library consortia.
  • 2,667,242 books, serial backfiles, and other material including government documents.
  • 12,530 current serial subscriptions.
  • 3,419,588 microforms.
  • 144,772 Audio/Visual items.
  • 311,345 e-books.

Museums & Art

The University Museums house three major collections on the University's Newark Campus: The Paul R. Jones Collection, the University Gallery Collection and the Mineralogical Msueum. The Paul R. Jones Collection of African American Art, a gift to the University in 2001, is housed in Mechanical Hall, an historic 19th-Century campus building that recently underwent a 4.6 million renovation to house gallery and collections storage space, as well as offices for museum studies, sociology, art history, University Museums and the UD/Winterthur Program in Art Conservation. With more than 1,500 pieces, the Paul R. Jones Collection is one of the oldest, largest and most complete holdings of African-American art in the world. The University Gallery was established by the University's Board of Trustees in 1978 to promote excellence and understanding of the arts and humanities. The Mineralogical Museum at the University of Delaware has an outstanding collection numbering more than 5,000 specimens, 600 of which are on display in the Irenee du Pont Mineral Room in Penny Hall. The collection of the late Irenee du Pont forms the core of the museum. Mr. du Pont, president of the DuPont Company from 1919-26, purchased a collection of 2,000 minerals from Tiffany jewelers in 1919. Over the next decade, he continued to add to the collection. He died in 1963, and his will specified that the collection was to be donated to a college or university to be used for education. The collection was offered to the University of Delaware, which accepted it.

Computing

Requirements

  • Students are not required to take a computer course.
  • Students are not required to own or lease a computer.
  • Recommended computer operating system: Other

Campus Resources

  • 1,013 computers for student use in locations such as computer center/labs, residence halls, library, student center
  • 667 Internet connections in libraries.
  • 80 Internet connections in classrooms.
  • 1,013 Internet connections in Laboratories.

Student accommodations

  • Email accounts are available to all students.
  • Internet access is available to all students.
  • Student web-pages are permitted.
  • Online class registration is available.
  • 100% of college-owned hosting units are available for internet access.

Wireless Internet Hotspots

  • Wifi is available in all the libraries, in some classrooms, in computer labs, in administrative/faculty offices and work areas, in all college-owned, operated, or affiliated housing
  • Campus wireless internet hotspots are not available.
  • Approximately 5,000 students can be on the network at once.

Services

Basic

nonremedial tutoring, placement service, day care, health service, health insurance

Remedial

reading, math, writing, study skills, other

Counseling

minority student, career, personal, academic, older student, psychological, birth control, religious

Career

on-campus job interviews, internships, resume assistance, career/job search classes, alumni network, interest inventory, interview training, other

Campus Safety

24-hour foot and vehicle patrols, late night transport/escort service, 24-hour emergency telephones, lighted pathways/sidewalks, student patrols, controlled dormitory access (key, security card, etc)

Campus Life

Housing

Overview

  • The school offers housing for students.
  • 47% of students live in school housing.
  • The school will provide assistance for off-campus housing

Types of housing available

  • 15% of housing units are Singles.
  • 45% of housing units are Doubles.
  • 22% of housing units are Triples.
  • 18% of housing units are Apartments.
  • In total, there are 66 housing buildings.

Room Accessories

  • 100% of rooms are equipped with sprinkler systems.
  • 100% of rooms are equipped with fire alarms.
  • 100% are equipped with high-speed internet connections.

Extracurricular

  • 67% of students remain on campus over the weekends, on average.
  • Alcohol is permitted on campus.
  • Popular events on campus: Greek Games, Annual Step Show, Student-sponsored concerts, Student Activities Nights, Minority Overnight, Late Night Dining, Blue Hen Football Games, Thursday Night Events Series, Mallstock, Blood Drives, Ray Fair, Warner Week, Showcase, Senior Day, Coffeehouse Series, Film Series, Harrington Theatre Arts Company and E-52 Plays, Delacapella, Calliope Music Department Extravaganza, Performing Arts Series, Leadership Awards Ceremony
  • Student activities: choral groups, concert band, dance, drama/theater, jazz band, literary magazine, marching band, music ensembles, musical theater, opera, pep band, radio station, student government, student newspaper, student film society, symphony orchestra, television station
  • In total, there are about 254 organizations on campus.
  • Honor societies: Alpha Lambda Delta, Beta Alphi Psi (Accounting), Beta Beta Beta (Biology), Chi Epsilon (Civil Engineering), Golden Key National Honor Society, Eta Kappa Nu (Electrical and Computer Engineering), Eta Sigma Delta, Kappa Delta Pi (Education), Mortar Board, Mu Iota Sigma (MIS Honor Society), Lambda Pi Eta (Communication), National Residence Hall Honorary, National Society of Collegiate Scholars, Omega Chi Epsilon, Omicron Delta Kappa, Order of Omega, Phi Alpha Theta, Phi Sigma Pi National Co-ed Honor Fraternity (General), Phi Alpha Delta (Pre-Law), Phi Mu Alpha Sinfonia (Music), Psi Chi (Psychology), Sigma Alpha Iota, Sigma Phi Delta, Sigma Tau Delta Honor Society, Tau Beta Pi (Engineering)
  • Religious organizations: (Appears as submitted by school) Baha'i Club, Baptist Campus Ministry, Blue Hens for Christ, Campus Crusade for Christ, Catholic Campus Ministry, Chabad House at UD, Church & Campus Connection, Coptic Orthodox Youth Organization, Delaware Zen Center, Episcopal Campus Ministry, Habitat for Humanity, Hillel Student Center, Inter-Varsity Christian Fellowship, Keeping It Real Campus Ministry, Kesher, KOACH, Latter Day Saints, Lutheran Student Association, Muslim Student Association, Orthodox Christian Fellowship, Presbyterian Campus Ministry, Unitarian Universalists, Warriors for Christ, Wesley Foundation, Word of Life Campus Ministry, Young Life
  • International organizations: (Appears as submitted by school) American Indianist Student Association, Amigos de Costa Rica, Campus Alliance de la Raza, Caribbean Student Alliance, Chinese Cultural Student Association, Circolo Italiano, Delaware African Student Association, Deutsches Klub, (ESAU) East and Southeast Asian Union, French Club, Haitian by Association, Haven, HOLA (Hispanic Student Association), Japaru, NAACP, Persian Club, Returning Adult Student Association, Mnogo Slov (Russian Club), Vietnamese Student Association, V-Day
  • Other organizations: (Appears as submitted by school) Delaware Undergraduate Student Congress, Black Student Union, Resident Student Association, Academic Competition Club, Amnesty International, Civil Liberties Union, Galadrim science fiction group, Genshiken, Linux Users Group, Macintosh Users Group, Men Against Rape Society, National Society of Pershing Rifles, Prolife Vanguard, Secular Student Alliance, Silver Wings, Students Acting for Gender Equality, Students in the Public Interest, Students for the Environment, V-8, Wildlife Conservation Club, Adventure Club, Billiards Club, Delaware Kayaking, Delaware Paintball Club, Outing Club, Running Club, Snowboarding Club, Swing Club, Tae Kwon Do Club, Yoga Club, Best Buddies, Campus Girl Scouts, Circle K, Educate for a Cure, Emergency Care Unit, Friends in Need, Habitat for Humanity, March of Dimes, OCEAN, Operation Smile, Project Sunshine, Red Cross, Red Ribbon Project, Rotaract Club, University Mentors, VOICE, VOX, E-52 Student Theatre, Harrington Theatre Arts Company, Rubber Chickens, Stimulating Prose/Ideas/Theories, D Sharps, Deltones, Golden Blues, Gospel Choir, Vision, Vocal Point, Y Chromes, Dark Arts Dance Company, Delaware Repertory Dance Company, Campus Greens, Democrats, Republicans, Socialist Student Union, American Chemical Society Student Affiliates, American String Teachers Association, Anthropology Club, Art Conservation Club, Art History Club, Association for Computing Machinery, Design Interest Group, Getting Art Started, Geology Club, Hospitality Sales and Marketing Association International, International Association for Jazz Education, Making Doctors, Music Educators, Physical Therapy Interest Club, Pre-Law Student Association, Public Relations Student Society, Society of Physics Students, Accounting Students Association, American Marketing Association, Business Student Association, Delaware Consumer Interest Council, Financial Management Association, Entrepreneur Club, National Association of Black Accountants, Real Estate Club, Women in Business, Animal Science Club, 4-H, FFA, Entomology Club, Food Science Club, Horticulture Club, American Institute of Chemical Engineering, American Society of Civil Engineers, American Society of Mechanical Engineers, Blue Hen Robotics Club, Institute of Electrical and Electronic Engineers, Institute of Transportation Engineers, National Society of Professional Engineers, Society of Automotive Engineers, National Society of Black Engineers, Society of Hispanic Professional Engineers, ISPE, Society of Women Engineers, Club Managers Association, Nutrition and Dietetics Club, Fashion Merchandising Club, Hospitality Club, National Society of Minorities in Hospitality, Vita Nova Baker's Dozen, Black Nurses Association, Student Athletic Trainers Club, Student Nurses Organization, club sports (baseball, basketball, bowling, cycling, equestrian, field hockey, figure skating, golf, ice hockey, lacrosse, roller hockey, rowing, rugby, sailing, softball, synchronized skating, tennis, ultimate disc, volleyball, water polo, wrestling)
  • Student papers: (Appears as submitted by school) The Review, weekly

Travel

  • Nearest airport(s) (distance in miles): Philadelphia, PA (38), Baltimore, MD (68)
  • Nearest train(s) (distance in miles): Newark, DE (1)
  • Nearest bus-station(s) (distance in miles): Newark, DE (0)
  • Public transportation serves the campus.
  • All students are permitted to have cars on campus.
  • 29% of students have a car on campus

Employment

  • School employment is available.
  • Freshman are not discouraged from working.

Greek Life

  • There are 18 fraternities
  • 5 fraternity houses
  • 13% of students are fraternity members
  • There are 5 sororities
  • 7 sorority houses
  • 13% of students are sorority members.

ROTC

  • Army ROTC: Offered on campus
  • Airforce ROTC: Offered on campus
  • Additional Policies

    class attendance policies set by individual instructors, hazing prohibited, smoking prohibited, other

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