University of Delaware

University of Delaware

At the University of Delaware, we believe that inside each of our students, inside you, is a great idea, a revolutionary invention, a visionary work of art. We believe that with hard work, creativity and guidance you can break barriers. We believe this because our students, faculty and alumni have done it. Their ideas have redefined the world we know today. With deep historical roots going back to 1743, UD has a long tradition of innovation, creativity and scholarly inquiry. UD offers more than 150 majors and over 100 minors, allowing you to customize your education according to your passions.

Academic Programs

  • Art & Design
  • Business
  • Communication
  • Design
  • Economics
  • Education
  • Engineering
  • Finance/Accounting
  • Government/Political Science
  • Health Science
  • Liberal Arts
  • Music
  • Nursing
  • Research
  • Science
  • Social Science
  • Technology
  • Visual Arts

Student experience

  • Athletics
  • Co-op/Internship Opportunities
  • Disability Services
  • Greek Life
  • Intramural/Club Sports
  • LGBTQIA Services
  • Military/Veteran Services
  • Night Class Offerings
  • On-Campus Housing
  • Performing Arts
  • ROTC Program
  • Study Abroad
  • Undergraduate Research
  • Veteran Fee Waiver

Application information

Find out about requirements, fees, and deadlines


What you need to apply: Completed application Required essays Self-Reported high school grades through SRAR (Self-Reported Academic Record)* For spring and fall 2021, standardized test scores are optional*† a high school counselor school report—letters of recommendation optional *Students who are admitted and plan to attend UD will be required to submit official, final high school transcripts and test scores before their initial semester. † Students who choose not to submit their test scores must complete supplemental essays.


Transfer applicants should not apply using The Common Application. For more information on transfer applications, visit our website:

Visit us

See UD for yourself—either virtually or in person. Schedule a visit led by our student tour guides, the Blue Hen Ambassadors; hear an admissions presentation from our counselors; and see Newark, getting a full sense of what life as a Blue Hen is really like. We’re easy to find: Right off I-95, an hour by car from Philadelphia and Baltimore, another hour north and south from New York City and Washington, D.C. Can’t make it to campus? Take our virtual tour and join an online presentation. Visit for more information and to schedule your visit.

“I am so proud to this day that I graduated from the University of Delaware. The foundation I got here—the strength and support—helped me go forward.”

Susan Stroman, five-time Tony Award-winner and graduate of UD’s College of Arts and Sciences, Class of 1976, Arts and Sciences

Admissions office

Visit us


210 South College Ave, University Visitors Center
Newark, DE 19716, United States of America

Phone number

(302) 831-8123