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Flyers Reach Incredible Heights

We bring the issues of today into focus — and generate innovative ideas that solve the challenges of tomorrow.

No. 1

among Catholic universities for engineering R&D

Top 25

Best Quality of Life according to The Princeton Review

Top 50

"Colleges That Create Futures"

No. 1

in the nation for materials R&D

Top 50

entrepreneurship program in the nation

Best Value

according to The Princeton Review

  • Hands-On Learning
  • An Affordable Education
  • Innovative Research
  • Turning Trash into Treasure

    Through hands-on research, Peter Fabe has learned to make mistakes — and make a real difference. His goal? Turning plastic waste — like old spoons — into 3D printing material.

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    Inspiring Dreams

    Morgan Cox's journey to UD began at age six in Salyersville, KY when she attended a day camp run by UD's Summer Appalachia Program. With the encouragement and support of UD students, Morgan made her dreams come true.

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    Creating a Brighter Tomorrow

    Whether we're creating sustainable jet fuel or improving the mental health of children, we develop solutions that have a positive impact on society. For example, professors Carissa Krane and Jeremy Erb are studying a treefrog's freeze tolerance to see if this process could be used for biomedical applications -- such as better preserving tissue and organs for transplantation.

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    To increase affordability and improve student success, we provide families with a transparent, four-year tuition plan.

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    Across our more than 80 undergraduate and 50 master's and doctoral programs, you'll be encouraged to engage the world.

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    Happiest Students

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    Best Campus Food

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    Best College Dorms

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