University of Delaware

Newark, DE

School Background

2022 Undergraduate Enrollment: 18,707
Graduate Enrollment: 4,586
Doctoral Universities: Very High Research Activity
Highest degree awarded: Graduate
Religious Affiliation: None

Campus Details

Suburb: Large (outside principal city, in urbanized area with population of 250,000 or more)
Four-year, large, primarily residential // full-time, more selective, lower transfer-in

Applicant and Admittance Traits

2022 Admission Rate: 72.35%

Male/Female: 41% / 59% (2017)

First generation college students: 17.1% (2017)
Percentage of students who are married when enrolled: 0.6% (2017)
Percentage of students who are veterans: 0.2% (2014)

Test scores for admission: Required
2022 Median Admit SAT: 1,260
SAT 25th Percentile - 75th: 1155 - 1340

2022 Median Admit ACT: 29
ACT 25th Percentile - 75th: 26 - 31

Appliants applying to 2+ schools: 84.1% (2017)
Appliants applying to 3+ schools: 74.5% (2017)
Appliants applying to 4+ schools: 65.5% (2017)
Appliants applying to 5+ schools: 56.4% (2017)

Ethnicity Information

White: 68.1%
Black: 6.3%
Hispanic: 9.4%
Asian: 5.4%
American Indian/Alaska Native: 0.1%
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander: 0.0%
2+ races: 3.8%
Non-resident alien: 4.5%
Unknown race: 2.4%

Costs & Fees

2022 Average Tuition & Fees (Room/Board/Books): $26,131
In-State tuition: $15,020
Out-of-State tuition: $36,880

Estimated books and supplies: $1,000 (2022)
Estimated on-campus room & board: $13,742 (2022)
Estimated on-campus other fees: $1,800 (2022)

Estimated off-campus room & board: $13,742 (2022)
Estimated off-campus other fees: $1,800 (2022)

Average Family Income: $128,725 (2017)
Median Family Income: $107,128 (2017)

Scholarships & Financial Aid

Percentage of students receiving Pell Grant: 15.0%
Percentage of students with Federal Loans: 44.7%

Median federal loan debt at graduation: $24,572 (2021)
Median federal loan payment: $261 (2021)

Household Income Net Cost
0-$30k $13,485
$30k-48k $14,319
$48k-75k $16,896
$75k-110k $20,537
$110k+ $23,192

Graduate Outcomes & Job Placements

4-year graduation rate: 73%
6-year graduation rate: 82%

1 year post-graduation workforce participation: 95.8% (2020)

Loans

Median federal debt for graduates: $24,572 (2021)
Median federal debt for non-graduates: $8,250 (2021)

Median federal debt for first-generation graduates: $20,621 (2021)
Median federal debt for Pell grant recipient graduates: $21,961 (2021)

Ability to Repay Loans

Graduates, % of Loans in Repayment
(Non-delinquent/default)
Percentage
@1 Year 83.0% (2015)
@3 year 85.3% (2017)
@5 year 88.3% (2017)


1-year Graduate % of Loans being Repaid (Non-delinquent/default) - Pell Grant Recipients: 66.1% (2015)
1-year Graduate % of Loans being Repaid - 1st Generation Attendees: 69.2% (2015)

Earnings Power

Median earnings, 1 year post graduation: $48,980 (2020)
Median earnings, 4 years post graduation: $65,354 (2020)

Popular Majors

Type of Degree Major 2022 Graduates Median Federal Debt Median Monthly Payment 1yr Median Earnings (monthly gross) 4yr Median Earnings (monthly gross)
Doctoral Degree Ocean Engineering. 2
Master's Degree Education, General. 3
Master's Degree Ocean Engineering. 1
Master's Degree Criminology. 3
Doctoral Degree Criminology. 3
Master's Degree Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, Other. 3
Bachelor's Degree Natural Resources Conservation and Research. 71 $25,740 $265 $35,649 ($2,971) $51,189 ($4,266)
Master's Degree Natural Resources Conservation and Research. 3
Doctoral Degree Natural Resources Conservation and Research. 4
Bachelor's Degree Natural Resources Management and Policy. 1
Master's Degree Natural Resources Management and Policy. 5
Bachelor's Degree Wildlife and Wildlands Science and Management. 31 $25,572 $266 $23,642 ($1,970) $40,710 ($3,393)
Bachelor's Degree Landscape Architecture. 6
Bachelor's Degree Area Studies. 12
Master's Degree Area Studies. 7
Bachelor's Degree Ethnic, Cultural Minority, Gender, and Group Studies. 17 $25,000 $259 $36,764 ($3,064)
Bachelor's Degree Foods, Nutrition, and Related Services. 21 $25,536 $268 $39,966 ($3,331)
Bachelor's Degree Communication and Media Studies. 136 $25,000 $258 $42,510 ($3,543) $61,186 ($5,099)
Master's Degree Communication and Media Studies. 8
Master's Degree Radio, Television, and Digital Communication. 7
Bachelor's Degree Computer and Information Sciences, General. 85 $25,334 $268 $68,019 ($5,668) $99,227 ($8,269)
Master's Degree Computer and Information Sciences, General. 33
Doctoral Degree Computer and Information Sciences, General. 11
Master's Degree Information Science/Studies. 19
Doctoral Degree Education, General. 13
Bachelor's Degree Educational Administration and Supervision. 27 $25,000 $265 $40,987 ($3,416) $57,301 ($4,775)
Master's Degree Educational Administration and Supervision. 24 $65,890 ($5,491)
Doctoral Degree Educational Administration and Supervision. 25 $97,862 ($8,155)
Master's Degree Educational/Instructional Media Design. 12
Master's Degree Special Education and Teaching. 39 $292 $54,228 ($4,519) $59,610 ($4,968)
Associate's Degree Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Levels and Methods. 14
Doctoral Degree Mechanical Engineering. 6
Master's Degree Engineering-Related Fields. 3
Doctoral Degree Engineering-Related Fields. 7
Bachelor's Degree Linguistic, Comparative, and Related Language Studies and Services. 8 $57,959 ($4,830)
Master's Degree Linguistic, Comparative, and Related Language Studies and Services. 12
Doctoral Degree Linguistic, Comparative, and Related Language Studies and Services. 1
Bachelor's Degree East Asian Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics. 14
Bachelor's Degree Germanic Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics. 6
Bachelor's Degree Romance Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics. 43 $25,336 $269
Bachelor's Degree Classics and Classical Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics. 1
Bachelor's Degree Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, Other. 8
Master's Degree Human Development, Family Studies, and Related Services. 5
Doctoral Degree Human Development, Family Studies, and Related Services. 2
Bachelor's Degree Apparel and Textiles. 86 $23,250 $236 $47,914 ($3,993) $56,971 ($4,748)
Bachelor's Degree English Language and Literature, General. 90 $26,000 $270 $31,834 ($2,653) $45,708 ($3,809)
Master's Degree English Language and Literature, General. 5
Doctoral Degree English Language and Literature, General. 3
Associate's Degree Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities. 257 $6,500 $67 $13,042 ($1,087) $39,851 ($3,321)
Bachelor's Degree Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities. 10 $49,314 ($4,110)
Bachelor's Degree Biology, General. 145 $25,261 $257 $31,860 ($2,655) $62,360 ($5,197)
Master's Degree Biology, General. 16
Doctoral Degree Biology, General. 5
Bachelor's Degree Biochemistry, Biophysics and Molecular Biology. 24 $25,334 $269 $42,303 ($3,525)
Master's Degree Cell/Cellular Biology and Anatomical Sciences. 50
Bachelor's Degree Philosophy. 10
Bachelor's Degree Astronomy and Astrophysics. 1
Bachelor's Degree Atmospheric Sciences and Meteorology. 3
Bachelor's Degree Chemistry. 41 $24,893 $261 $51,940 ($4,328) $67,828 ($5,652)
Master's Degree Chemistry. 11
Doctoral Degree Chemistry. 26 $77,684 ($6,474)
Bachelor's Degree Geological and Earth Sciences/Geosciences. 8
Master's Degree Geological and Earth Sciences/Geosciences. 5
Doctoral Degree Geological and Earth Sciences/Geosciences. 1
Bachelor's Degree Physics. 21 $26,572 $282 $43,557 ($3,630)
Master's Degree Physics. 5
Doctoral Degree Physics. 12
Master's Degree Materials Sciences. 6
Doctoral Degree Materials Sciences. 12
Doctoral Degree Political Science and Government. 3
Bachelor's Degree Research and Experimental Psychology. 160 $24,786 $253 $32,166 ($2,681) $54,067 ($4,506)
Master's Degree Research and Experimental Psychology. 4
Doctoral Degree Research and Experimental Psychology. 7
Master's Degree Clinical, Counseling and Applied Psychology. 10
Master's Degree Homeland Security. 5
Doctoral Degree Homeland Security. 2
Master's Degree Design and Applied Arts. 4
Doctoral Degree Management Sciences and Quantitative Methods. 5
Bachelor's Degree Human Services, General. 84 $24,413 $246 $33,576 ($2,798) $51,146 ($4,262)
Master's Degree Public Administration. 43 $53,504 ($4,459)
Bachelor's Degree Public Policy Analysis. 43 $25,336 $267 $37,816 ($3,151) $54,741 ($4,562)
Bachelor's Degree Anthropology. 14 $24,798 ($2,067)
Bachelor's Degree Criminology. 138 $23,685 $248 $33,981 ($2,832) $60,214 ($5,018)
Bachelor's Degree Clinical/Medical Laboratory Science/Research and Allied Professions. 25 $25,908 $275 $67,279 ($5,607) $64,669 ($5,389)
Bachelor's Degree Health/Medical Preparatory Programs. 57
Bachelor's Degree Public Health. 124 $25,000 $258 $33,633 ($2,803) $53,358 ($4,447)
Master's Degree Public Health. 14
First Professional Degree Rehabilitation and Therapeutic Professions. 50
Bachelor's Degree Dietetics and Clinical Nutrition Services. 62 $26,000 $275 $18,752 ($1,563) $49,413 ($4,118)
Bachelor's Degree Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursing. 191 $26,522 $275 $74,831 ($6,236) $80,264 ($6,689)
Master's Degree Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursing. 28 $103,197 ($8,600)
First Professional Degree Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursing. 4
Bachelor's Degree Health Professions and Related Clinical Sciences, Other. 12
Bachelor's Degree Business Administration, Management and Operations. 138 $24,250 $247 $57,462 ($4,789) $77,898 ($6,492)
Master's Degree Business Administration, Management and Operations. 124 $322 $92,592 ($7,716) $97,913 ($8,159)
Bachelor's Degree Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Levels and Methods. 177 $26,000 $275 $44,699 ($3,725) $50,186 ($4,182)
Master's Degree Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Levels and Methods. 3
Bachelor's Degree Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Subject Areas. 85 $26,298 $279 $46,366 ($3,864) $56,201 ($4,683)
Master's Degree Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Subject Areas. 1
Master's Degree Teaching English or French as a Second or Foreign Language. 6
Bachelor's Degree Biomedical/Medical Engineering. 53 $25,990 $273 $64,258 ($5,355) $77,403 ($6,450)
Master's Degree Biomedical/Medical Engineering. 4
Doctoral Degree Biomedical/Medical Engineering. 9
Master's Degree Foods, Nutrition, and Related Services. 6
Bachelor's Degree Chemical Engineering. 84 $26,058 $276 $74,642 ($6,220) $86,289 ($7,191)
Master's Degree Chemical Engineering. 13
Doctoral Degree Chemical Engineering. 20 $119,148 ($9,929)
Bachelor's Degree Civil Engineering. 76 $25,500 $265 $67,015 ($5,585) $79,314 ($6,610)
Master's Degree Civil Engineering. 24 $62,042 ($5,170)
Doctoral Degree Civil Engineering. 13
Bachelor's Degree Computer Engineering. 44 $26,679 $279 $75,802 ($6,317)
Master's Degree Computer Engineering. 39
Doctoral Degree Computer Engineering. 17
Bachelor's Degree Electrical, Electronics and Communications Engineering. 52 $26,072 $265 $72,286 ($6,024)
Doctoral Degree Electrical, Electronics and Communications Engineering. 1
Bachelor's Degree Environmental/Environmental Health Engineering. 29 $26,950 $286 $64,162 ($5,347) $70,735 ($5,895)
Bachelor's Degree Mechanical Engineering. 159 $25,962 $276 $68,121 ($5,677) $84,199 ($7,017)
Bachelor's Degree Zoology/Animal Biology. 2
Master's Degree Zoology/Animal Biology. 1
Doctoral Degree Zoology/Animal Biology. 2
Doctoral Degree Physiology, Pathology and Related Sciences. 4
Bachelor's Degree Biomathematics, Bioinformatics, and Computational Biology. 3
Master's Degree Biomathematics, Bioinformatics, and Computational Biology. 8
Doctoral Degree Biomathematics, Bioinformatics, and Computational Biology. 4
Bachelor's Degree Biotechnology. 3
Master's Degree Biotechnology. 4
Bachelor's Degree Ecology, Evolution, Systematics, and Population Biology. 20 $20,500 $207 $25,826 ($2,152)
Master's Degree Ecology, Evolution, Systematics, and Population Biology. 16
Doctoral Degree Ecology, Evolution, Systematics, and Population Biology. 5
Bachelor's Degree Neurobiology and Neurosciences. 78 $25,024 $265 $27,567 ($2,297)
Master's Degree Neurobiology and Neurosciences. 5
Bachelor's Degree Mathematics. 30 $27,000 $286 $53,267 ($4,439) $73,638 ($6,137)
Master's Degree Mathematics. 3
Doctoral Degree Mathematics. 1
Bachelor's Degree Applied Mathematics. 5
Master's Degree Applied Mathematics. 5
Doctoral Degree Applied Mathematics. 3
Bachelor's Degree Statistics. 10
Master's Degree Statistics. 30
Bachelor's Degree Historic Preservation and Conservation. 10
Master's Degree Historic Preservation and Conservation. 10
Bachelor's Degree Nutrition Sciences. 7
Bachelor's Degree Cognitive Science. 77 $26,000 $269 $26,539 ($2,212) $60,086 ($5,007)
Bachelor's Degree Health and Physical Education/Fitness. 206 $25,336 $265 $25,814 ($2,151) $69,499 ($5,792)
Master's Degree Health and Physical Education/Fitness. 4
Bachelor's Degree Economics. 182 $25,261 $265 $55,785 ($4,649) $72,156 ($6,013)
Master's Degree Economics. 36
Doctoral Degree Economics. 9
Bachelor's Degree Geography and Cartography. 7
Master's Degree Geography and Cartography. 2
Doctoral Degree Geography and Cartography. 2
Bachelor's Degree International Relations and National Security Studies. 65 $25,000 $262 $33,598 ($2,800) $42,603 ($3,550)
Bachelor's Degree Political Science and Government. 123 $24,998 $246 $35,721 ($2,977) $59,112 ($4,926)
Master's Degree Political Science and Government. 9
Bachelor's Degree Sociology. 43 $24,661 $246 $30,834 ($2,570) $54,885 ($4,574)
Master's Degree Sociology. 3
Doctoral Degree Sociology. 3
Master's Degree Urban Studies/Affairs. 7
Doctoral Degree Urban Studies/Affairs. 6
Bachelor's Degree Design and Applied Arts. 44 $26,000 $276 $37,676 ($3,140)
Bachelor's Degree Fine and Studio Arts. 33 $25,908 $265 $20,876 ($1,740) $37,984 ($3,165)
Master's Degree Fine and Studio Arts. 17 $27,035 ($2,253)
Doctoral Degree Fine and Studio Arts. 4
Bachelor's Degree Music. 18 $25,334 $269 $20,614 ($1,718)
Master's Degree Music. 27 $41,500 ($3,458)
Bachelor's Degree Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences, General. 53 $26,572 $277 $29,975 ($2,498)
Master's Degree Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences, General. 9
Master's Degree Communication Disorders Sciences and Services. 22 $719 $58,757 ($4,896)
Bachelor's Degree Allied Health Diagnostic, Intervention, and Treatment Professions. 17 $26,073 $276
Bachelor's Degree Accounting and Related Services. 120 $26,177 $279 $65,224 ($5,435) $85,962 ($7,164)
Master's Degree Accounting and Related Services. 50
Bachelor's Degree Entrepreneurial and Small Business Operations. 20 $51,541 ($4,295)
Master's Degree Entrepreneurial and Small Business Operations. 2
Bachelor's Degree Finance and Financial Management Services. 322 $24,073 $249 $62,037 ($5,170) $83,952 ($6,996)
Master's Degree Finance and Financial Management Services. 45
Bachelor's Degree Hospitality Administration/Management. 87 $22,850 $242 $39,013 ($3,251) $61,655 ($5,138)
Master's Degree Hospitality Administration/Management. 12
Bachelor's Degree International Business. 32 $23,250 $246 $53,969 ($4,497) $92,663 ($7,722)
Master's Degree International Business. 25
Bachelor's Degree Management Information Systems and Services. 65 $25,258 $267 $66,178 ($5,515) $96,013 ($8,001)
Bachelor's Degree Management Sciences and Quantitative Methods. 12 $25,572 $273
Master's Degree Management Sciences and Quantitative Methods. 17
Bachelor's Degree Marketing. 254 $25,000 $260 $51,103 ($4,259) $72,845 ($6,070)
Bachelor's Degree History. 64 $23,250 $239 $24,332 ($2,028) $44,583 ($3,715)
Master's Degree History. 5
Doctoral Degree History. 1
Bachelor's Degree Agriculture, General. 48 $24,372 $259 $33,788 ($2,816)
Master's Degree Computer/Information Technology Administration and Management. 23
Bachelor's Degree Agricultural Business and Management. 16 $21,000 $217 $54,085 ($4,507)
Bachelor's Degree Animal Sciences. 17 $24,572 $240 $32,424 ($2,702)
Master's Degree Animal Sciences. 2
Doctoral Degree Animal Sciences. 4
Bachelor's Degree Food Science and Technology. 11
Master's Degree Food Science and Technology. 4
Bachelor's Degree Plant Sciences. 12 $24,336
Master's Degree Plant Sciences. 5
Doctoral Degree Plant Sciences. 5
Master's Degree Mechanical Engineering. 21


Campus Resources

Average faculty salary: $120,654
Full time faculty: 98%

Undergraduate student-to-faculty ratio: 15.0

School's endowment start of year: $1,453,189,476 (2022)
School's endowment end of year: $1,957,793,296 (2022)