University of Delaware

University of Delaware

About University of Delaware

The University of Delaware (colloquially 'UD') is the largest university in Delaware. The main campus is in Newark, with satellite campuses in Dover, Wilmington, Lewes, and Georgetown. It is medium-sized approximately 16,000 undergraduate and 3,500 graduate students. Although UD receives public funding for being a land-grant, sea-grant, space-grant and urban-grant state-supported research institution, it is also privately chartered. At present, the school's endowment is valued at about $962 million US. The University of Delaware is ranked 75th (31st in public colleges) by U.S. News & World Report in the category of 'Best National Universities.' In 2009, UD ranked No. 22 in the in-state category of Kiplinger's Personal Finance magazine's list of the 100 Best Values in Public Colleges, and No. 18 for out-of-state. In 2010, the Times Higher Education listed the University of Delaware at number 159 in the world.

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