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Finding Joy in the Journey

UD students engage the world, developing a critical mind and a compassionate heart.

No. 1

among Catholic universities for engineering R&D

Top 15

in the nation for "happiest students"

Top 15

in the nation for internship opportunities

No. 1

in the nation for materials R&D

Top 50

entrepreneurship program in the nation

Best Value

according to The Princeton Review

Student Stories

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  • Experiential Learning
  • Service Learning
  • This One's For You, Momma

    Senior year of college can be a challenge, but few face a year like Mara Shaneyfelt encountered. With determination and the support of her professors, she persevered and gave her mom one last gift.

    Prepared for the World

    As a peer adviser in the School of Business Administration, Dani Lewis helps first-year students transition to the college environment. Her biggest piece of advice? To get involved. UD offers countless opportunities for students to apply what they learn in the classroom to real-world experiences, preparing them for success after graduation.

    Going the Extra 10,000 Miles

    ETHOS combines study abroad and service learning into a life-changing adventure. In this three-part series, follow Ellen and Michael's experience in La Paz, Bolivia.

    Watch the Video Series


    Whether we're creating a computer chip that can think for itself or helping to power the Mars 2020 rover, we work in the space between inspiration and impact – and bring great ideas to life.

    Explore Research


    We have a spark that ignites our pursuit of knowledge. Across our more than 80 undergraduate and 50 master's and doctoral programs, you'll be encouraged to engage the world.

    Explore Academics


    To increase affordability and improve student success, we implemented a bold approach to tuition that eliminates fees — and holds steady the tuition a student pays each year.

    Explore Affordability


    Ready to take flight? Apply today to join our passionate, welcoming community. The UD community – and the world – is built by unique perspectives, and we need your voice.

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