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University of Delaware
Newark, DE 19716
General Information302-831-2000
TypePublic, 4-year or above
Awards OfferedAssociate's degree, Bachelor's degree, Doctor's degree - research/scholarship, Master's degree, Doctor's degree - professional practice
Campus SettingSuburb, Large
Campus HousingYes
Student Population 21,177 (17,507 undergraduate)
Student-to-Faculty Ratio13 to 1

Mission Statement

The University of Delaware exists to cultivate learning- develop knowledge and foster the free exchange of ideas. State-assisted yet privately governed- the University has a strong tradition of distinguished scholarship- research- teaching and service that is grounded in a commitment to increasing and disseminating scientific- humanistic and social knowledge for the benefit of the larger society. Founded in 1743 and chartered by the state in 1833- the University of Delaware today is a land-grant- sea-grant- space-grant. The University of Delaware is a major research university with extensive graduate programs that is also dedicated to outstanding undergraduate and professional education. University faculty are committed to the intellectual- cultural and ethical development of students as citizens- scholars and professionals. University graduates are prepared to contribute to a global society that requires leaders with creativity- integrity and a dedication to service. The University of Delaware promotes an environment in which all people are inspired to learn and encourages intellectual curiosity- critical thinking- free inquiry and respect for the views and values of an increasingly diverse population.
Special Learning Opportunities Religious Affiliation
ROTC (Army, Air Force)
Study abroad
Teacher certification
Not applicable
Student Services Undergraduates registered as students with disabilities
Remedial service
Academic/career counseling service
Employment services for students
Placement services for completers
5%
Credit Accepted  
Dual credit
Advanced placement credits
 
Faculty and Graduate Assistants Full-timePart-time
Total Faculty 1,11244
Instructional 1,11244
Research and Public Service 00
Total Graduate Assistants -1,412
Instructional -487
Research and Public Service -925