University of Delaware

The University of Delaware has grown from its founding as a small private academy in 1743 to a major university. The University offers an impressive collection of educational resources. The 16,000 undergraduate students may choose to major in any one or more of over 100 academic majors. The University’s distinguished faculty includes internationally known scientists, authors and teachers, who are committed to continuing the University of Delaware’s tradition in providing one of the highest quality undergraduate educations available in the United States.

The central mission of the University of Delaware is to cultivate both learning and the free exchange of ideas. To this end, the University provides excellent undergraduate and graduate courses of study in a variety of disciplines. The University works cooperatively with the area’s unique cultural and technical institutions; it provides the finest library in the state and offers the region’s people a rich array of public lectures, exhibitions, performances, service programs, and athletic competitions. The University strives for an atmosphere in which all people feel welcome to learn, embracing creativity, critical thinking, and free inquiry, and respecting the views and values of an increasingly diverse population.

The University is home to the High Performance Figure Skating Center, one of the world’s leading training sites and home to several national and international Olympic champions. The University of Delaware offers 23 intercollegiate athletic teams that compete at the highest level of intercollegiate competition in the United States. Their coaches are viewed as some of the best in their respective sports in the United States.

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