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University of Delaware

Campus Life and Facilities

Delaware Says...

One of the most beautiful campuses on the East Coast, the University of Delaware in Newark, Delaware, is located at the center of the "megacity" that stretches from New York City to Washington, D.C. The town of Newark is a charming place, with its very own Main Street full of shops, restaurants, and nightspots catering to the college community. Del... More More

Delaware Students Say...

Work and play come together at the University of Delaware, an institution that offers “the perfect balance of academic intensity and excellent social life.” Come the weekend (or even during the week), “UD kids like to have their share of fun,” and “There is always a party happening.” For an alternative to the party scene, students go to “movies in ... More More

Visiting And Contact Information

210 South College Ave.

Newark, DE 19716

United States

Phone: 302-831-8123

Fax: 302-831-6905

Website

Campus Life
Quality of Life Rating: 88
Fire Safety Rating: 95
Green Rating: 85
Environment:Town (population 25,000 - 74,999)
Campus size: (number of acres): 1,000.00
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Campus Safety
Campus Security Report: http://www.udel.edu/police/

The Jeanne Clery Act requires colleges and universities to disclose their security policies, keep a public crime log, publish an annual crime report and provide timely warnings to students and campus employees about a crime posing an immediate or ongoing threat to students and campus employees.


Please visit The Princeton Review’s page on campus safety for additional resources: http://www.princetonreview.com/safety/

Student Housing
All Undergraduates Living on Campus: 44.00
Housing Options:Coed dorms
Special housing for disabled student
Women's dorms
Fraternity/sorority housing
Apartments for married students
Apartments for single students

Other:
Gender-Neutral Friends Together Designed by You (common interests, lifestyle, etc.) Living Learning Communities (LLC) Substance Free Housing Upperclass Honors Executive Apartments in Traditional Residence Halls & Suites on Central Campus
Assistance Finding Off-Campus Housing:Yes
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Student Activities
Registered Student Organizations:350
Student Activities:Academic Groups
Fraternities
Gay, Lesbian, and Bisexual Groups
Improv comedy
International Student Groups
Literary Magazine
Minority Student Groups
Political Discussion Groups
Radio Station
Religious Groups
Singing Groups
Social Services Group
Sororities
Student Film Society
Student Union
Theater Program
Number of Honor Societies:16
Number of Social Sororities:19
    % of women who join:19%
Number of Social Fraternities:24
% of men who join: 17
Number of Religious Organizations:20
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Student Services
Other Services:Health
WomensCenter
Lesbian, Bisexual, Transgender Support Groups: Yes
Description:http://www.udel.edu/oei/
Minority Support Groups: Yes
Description:Center for Black Culture, RISE Engineering Program, FORTUNE Business and Economics Program, ASPIRE Program for Education Majors
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Sports
Athletic Division:1
Men's Sports Team Name:Fightin' Blue Hens
Women's Sports Team Name:Fightin' Blue Hens
Team Mascot:YoUDee
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ROTC
Army ROTC Offered:On-Campus
Air Force ROTC Offered:On-Campus
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Technology On Campus / Facilities
Campus-wide Internet Network: Yes
Email and Web Access Available: Yes
% of Classrooms with Wireless Internet: 100
Number of Computer Labs / Classrooms: 18
Average Number of PC's per Lab: 24.00
Network Access in Dorm Rooms: Yes
Network Access in Dorm Lounges: Yes
Fee for Network Use: No
Student Web Pages Permitted: Yes
Student Web Pages Provided: Yes
Partnerships with Technology Companies: Yes
Fee Amount: Extensive online troubleshooting info.
Online Class Registration Available: Yes
Personal computer included in tuition for each student: No
Require Undergraduates to Own Computers: No
Recommend: Laptop
Undergraduates that Own Computers: 99.00
Discounts Available with Hardware Vendors: Yes
Description: Special academic pricing agreements with Apple and Microsoft; an annual competitive bidding process for Windows-based systems; other software discounts through University Bookstore negotiated academic pricing (e.g., Adobe, AutoCad, Dragon, etc.)
Webcasting, Digital Audio or Video-Streaming of Courses: Yes
Webcasting, Digital Audio or Video-Streaming of Campus Radio / TV Stations: Yes
Special Facilities:University Museums, including the Old College Gallery, Mechanical Hall Gallery and Mineralogical Museum; the Historic Costume and Textile Collection; a variety of state-of-the-art research facilities serving several disciplines, including the Center for Composite Materials, Delaware Biotechnology Institute, Allen Biotechnology Laboratory, a coastal research vessel—the Hugh R. Sharp, art conservation laboratories at Winterthur Museum and Gardens and more than 40 research centers and institutes; a 350-acre Agricultural Teaching and Research Complex, including botanical gardens, livestock arena, working farm, botanical gardens and a 35-acre woodlot harboring numerous wild species of animals and birds; the University of Delaware Library, 6-acre research library containing over 2.8 million books and over 300 networked databases; 28 micro-computing sites; two student centers; athletic facilities, including the 23,000-seat Delaware Football Stadium, two ice arenas, the 5,000-seat Bob Carpenter Sports/Convocation Center, indoor and outdoor swimming pools, Fred Rullo Stadium and a variety of playing fields and training and recreational spaces; and a student-run restaurant, Vita Nova, and campus hotel that serves as a training site for students in the hotel, restaurant and institutional management department. Scheduled for completion in 2013 is a 194,000-square-foot Interdisciplinary Science and Engineering Laboratory.
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Key Statistics

Campus Life & Facilities

  • Quality of Life Rating:
    88
  • Fire Safety Rating:
    95
  • Green Rating:
    85
  • Campus Environment:
    Town
  • First-Year Students
    Living on Campus:
    94%
  • All Undergraduates
    Living on Campus:
    44.00
  • # of Organizations:
    350
  • # of Honor Societies:
    16
  • # of Social Sororities:
    19
  • # of Social Fraternities:
    24
  • Number of Religious
    Organizations:
    20
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