University of Delaware

Newark, DE

Questions and Answers

Emily C.
1 month ago
Where can I find your school's admission requirements?
University of Delaware
Hi Emily, You can find our Admissions requirements here: We are "Test optional" for the next two years
Elena W.
1 month ago
What is it like at your school to major in both Music [vocal performance] and a science subject? Is this common?
University of Delaware
Hi Elena, Yes, it is common. Feel free to reach out to one of our Music majors for more info: Leon DeShields: University of Delaware, 2022 BMAS Vocal Performance University of Delaware Opera Theater, Makeup Designer Golden Blues' A Capella, Music Director Also the Admission staff can put you in touch with other students and answer questions for you:
Emma M.
1 month ago
What Accommodations do you offer for Autistic students?
University of Delaware
Hi Emma, We have very good resources including our Spectrum Scholars program for students with autism which you can find here: The Office of Disability Support Services will also be a good resource to tell you about others services we have for autistic students: DSS services are virtual at this time. Please call 302-831-4643 during business hours (8am-5pm Monday-Friday) or email for assistance.
Mariam K.
1 month ago
Are scholarships awarded for merit or financial need?
University of Delaware
Hi Mariam, We have both merit and need based financial aid. You can get an idea of the costs for students and some of our merit awards here:
Sarah B.
1 month ago
What are your school's most popular majors?
University of Delaware
Hi Sarah, we have over 150 majors which you can find here: Here’s a brief list of some of the most popular majors: Marketing/ Finance/ Accounting Nursing Economics Kinesiology and exercise science Psychology Engineering Elementary education and teaching Music/ Theater Biology/biological sciences Criminology Pubic Policy/ Political Science Agriculture Marine Sciences Environmental Sciences & Studies Hospitality Management Sports Management International Business
kaitlyn f.
2 months ago
Which graduate program would best fit someone looking to go into research for infectious diseases?
University of Delaware
Hi Kaitlyn, Good question. It depends on your interests. The good news is the research with depend on the focus of your grad program. As you can imagine, research in infectious diseases not only pertain to the biological sciences. For example, there are grad programs in health and public policy as well as gender and other academic areas researching this area. One of the most important factors is that you are passionate about the type of research you are doing.

Academic details

SAT Score Range
Required with application
ACT Score Range
Required with application
Student Faculty Ratio
15 to 1
Less Selective (66% Acceptance Rate)
School type
4-year institution

Diversity statistics

66% White
7% Hispanic
6% Black
5% Asian
3% Multiracial
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Common Careers

Common Careers and Their Average Annual Salary

Research Scientist103k
Software Engineer86k
Marketing Manager77k
Project Manager, (Unspecified Type / General)76k
Physical Therapist (PT)72k
Mechanical Engineer65k
Account Manager63k
Based on 17,367 student responses
59.5kAvg. Early Career Pay
108.8kAvg. Mid-Career Pay
45%in High-Meaning careers
22%in STEM careers

Financial Snapshot

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Published tuition and fees (Out of state)
$35,710 / year
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