University of Delaware Rankings

The University of Delaware (UD) is the largest university in Delaware (US), with outsanding reputation as a research-intensive, technologically advanced institution. The University received its charter from the State of Delaware in 1833 and it was designated as one of the nation’s historic Land Grant colleges in 1867.

University of Delaware offers courses in a broad range of disciplines through its colleges: College of Agriculture and Natural Resources; College of Arts and Sciences; College of Earth, Ocean, and Environment; Lerner College of Business and Economics; College of Education and Public Policy; College of Engineering; and College of Health Sciences. It was the first American university to begin a study abroad program.

Awards and Rankings:

- University of Delaware is listed as the eighth national up-and-coming university in the 2011 edition of America's Best Colleges by U.S. News. Additionally UD is ranked 32nd in the listing of the nation's top public universities, and 75th among all national universities, both public and private.

- 46th in the US News Graduate Engineering Rankings 2010.

- University of Delaware is placed among the world's top 450 universities in QS World University Rankings 2010.

- 4th in the US News Ranking of Top Physical Therapy Schools (2009).

- The School of Urban Affairs and Public Policy earned top honors in Planetizen's 2009 Guide to Graduate Urban Planning Programs.

- 9th among the Best Undergraduate chemical engineering programs, 41st among the Best Graduate Public Affairs Programs (USNWR 2009).

- The Lerner College was ranked 60th in the nation in Business Week's Best Undergraduate Business Schools (2008).

- 52nd among the Best Undergraduate Engineering Programs, 62nd among the Best Graduate Chemistry Programs, 72nd among the Best Graduate Nursing Programs, 83rd among the Best Undergraduate Business Schools (US News 2008).

- University of Delaware received the Andrew Heiskell Award for Innovation in International Education from the Institute for International Education during a ceremony at the United Nations in 2007.