University of Delaware
Region: Northern America
Country/Region: United States
Found Year: 1743
Address: University of Delaware, Newark, Delaware 19716, United States of America
Introduction

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, which is manifested in its research and creative activities, teaching, and service, in line with its commitment to increasing and disseminating scientific, humanistic, artistic, 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, and space-grant university. The University of Delaware is a major research university with extensive graduate programs that is also dedicated to outstanding undergraduate and professional education. UD faculty are committed to the intellectual, cultural, and ethical development of students as citizens, scholars and professionals. UD graduates are prepared to contribute to a global and diverse 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. An institution engaged in addressing the critical needs of the state, nation, and global community, the University of Delaware carries out its mission with the support of alumni who span the globe and in partnership with public, private, and nonprofit institutions in Delaware and beyond.

Global Ranking of Academic Subjects
All Subjects
Subject
Rank
Best Ranked Subjects
Subject Rank
Chemical Engineering
29
Oceanography
32
Education
51-75
Chemistry
101-150
Law
101-150
Hospitality & Tourism Management
101-150
Earth Sciences
151-200
Telecommunication Engineering
151-200
Key Statistics
21533
Total Enrollment
2228(10.3%)
International Students
17694
Undergraduate Enrollment
853(4.8%)
International Students
3839
Graduate Enrollment
1375(35.8%)
International Students