University of Delaware: Narrative Description
UNIVERSITY OF DELAWARE C-5
Newark, DE 19716
Tel: (302)831-2000; Admissions: (302)831-8123; Fax: (302)831-6905; E-mail: [email protected]; Web Site: http://www.udel.edu/
Description: State-related, university, coed. Awards associate, bachelor's, master's, and doctoral degrees (enrollment data for undergraduate students does not include non-degree-seeking students). Founded 1743. Setting: 1,000-acre small town campus with easy access to Philadelphia and Baltimore. Endowment: $780.2 million. Research spending 2002-03: $77.6 million. Educational spending 2002-03: $18,550 per student. Total enrollment: 20,501. Faculty: 1,371 (1,111 full-time, 260 part-time). Student-undergrad faculty ratio is 13:1. 22,020 applied, 42% were admitted. 35% from top 10% of their high school class, 73% from top quarter, 96% from top half. Full-time: 14,864 students, 58% women, 42% men. part-time: 2,336 students, 57% women, 43% men. Students come from 52 states and territories, 100 other countries, 58% from out-of-state, 0.3% Native American, 3% Hispanic, 6% black, 3% Asian American or Pacific Islander, 1% international, 5% 25 or older, 50% live on campus, 3% transferred in. Retention: 90% of 2003 full-time freshmen returned. Academic areas with the most degrees conferred: business/marketing; social sciences and history; education. Core. Calendar: 4-1-4. Academic remediation for entering students, ESL program, services for LD students, advanced placement, accelerated degree program, self-designed majors, honors program, independent study, distance learning, double major, summer session for credit, part-time degree program, adult/continuing education programs, co-op programs and internships, graduate courses open to undergrads. Study abroad program. ROTC: Army, Air Force.
Entrance Requirements: Options: Common Application, electronic application, early decision, deferred admission, international baccalaureate accepted. Required: essay, high school transcript, 1 recommendation, SAT I or ACT. Recommended: SAT II: Subject Tests, SAT II: Writing Test. Entrance: moderately difficult. Application deadlines: 2/15, 11/15 for early decision. Notification: 3/15, 12/15 for early decision. Preference given to state residents.
Costs Per Year: Application fee: $60. State resident tuition: $5890 full-time, $246 per credit part-time. Nonresident tuition: $15,420 full-time, $643 per credit part-time. Mandatory fees: $608 full-time, $15 per term part-time. College room and board: $6118. College room only: $3428. Room and board charges vary according to housing facility.
Collegiate Environment: Orientation program. Drama-theater group, choral group, marching band, student-run newspaper, radio station. Social organizations: 200 open to all; national fraternities, national sororities, local fraternities, local sororities; 15% of eligible men and 15% of eligible women are members. Most popular organizations: Undergraduate Student Congress, Resident Student Association, Black Student Union, HOLA (Hispanic Student Association). Major annual events: homecoming, Greek Weekend, Step Show. Student services: health clinic, personal-psychological counseling, women's center. Campus security: 24-hour emergency response devices and patrols, student patrols, late night transport-escort service, controlled dormitory access. College housing designed to accommodate 7,084 students; 7,235 undergraduates lived in college housing during 2001-02. Freshmen guaranteed college housing. On-campus residence required in freshman year. Options: coed, women-only housing available. Hugh Morris Library plus 4 others with 2.5 million books, 3.3 million microform titles, 13,541 serials, 16,315 audiovisual materials, an OPAC, and a Web page. Operations spending 2002-03: $14.2 million. 900 computers available on campus for general student use. A campuswide network can be accessed from student residence rooms and from off campus. Staffed computer lab on campus.
Community Environment: The campus is located in Newark, Delaware, a city of 24,000, which is situated halfway between Philadelphia and Baltimore on I-95. The location is ideal for students who want the advantages of a small community and easy access to the educational, cultural, and social opportunities offered in nearby metropolitan area.
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