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I. University of Delaware Background Information
The University of Delaware is a public institution that was founded in 1743 and has a great tradition of excellence. It is one of the oldest universities in the U.S. – three of its first 10 students went on to sign the Declaration of Independence.
UD offers more than 145 majors, 126 master’s programs and 61 doctoral programs. The most popular majors at UD include Business, Management, Marketing, Social Sciences, Engineering; Health Professions and Related Programs and Education. Some of its top ranked areas include Physiotherapy and Chemical Engineering.
The Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching classifies UD as a research university with very high research activity.
The University of Delaware is located in Newark, Delaware—a small town on the East Coast of the USA. Considered as an East Coast Classic, UD is conveniently located in the hub of the East Coast major cities with New York City and Washington D.C. just about 2 hours away and a 40 minutes ride to historical city Philadelphia.
- Tax-free shopping: Delaware is very popular on the East Coast of the United States due to the fact that there is no sales tax on the purchase of goods and services.
- Business-friendly: Delaware is considered a “banking center” in the United States and is home to over half of the 500 largest corporations in the country!
- Main Street: The campus surrounds Main Street, the center of Newark’s commercial, student and community life. Between classes, you can stroll through the center of town and stop for coffee or a bite to eat at a sidewalk cafe or restaurant. Night life in the local pubs and cafés features live music and dancing.
III. Students at UD
The UD student body encompasses more than 18,000 undergraduates, more than 3,700 graduate students and more than 700 students in professional and continuing studies from across the country and around the globe.
About 4,000 international students from more than 95 countries are studying at the University of Delaware.
The student-faculty ratio at the University of Delaware is 15:1, and the school has 31.7% of its classes with fewer than 20 students.
International students could enjoy many supports from UD such as:
- Visa advising
- Cultural programming
- Weekly coffee hours
IV. Distinguished Faculty
UD’s distinguished faculty includes internationally known authors, scientists and artists, among them a Nobel Laureate, Guggenheim and Fulbright fellows, and members of the National Academy of Sciences, National Academy of Engineering and the American Association for the Advancement of Science.
In 2015, UD received the Community Engagement Classification from the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching.
In addition, UD was named to the President’s Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll, which recognizes higher education institutions that reflect the values of exemplary community service and achieve meaningful outcomes in their communities.
The University of Delaware is also one of five universities and colleges in the nation to receive NAFSA’s 2015 Senator Paul Simon Award for Comprehensive Internationalization, in recognition of excellence in integrating international education across all aspects of the campus.
VI. English Language Institute - ELI
Founded in 1979, the University of Delaware English Language Institute (ELI) offers the highest quality intensive English programs for degree-seeking students, business and legal processionals. English language teachers, and general English language learners.
The ELI provides students with the linguistic and academic training that they need in order to be successful a top American university!
VII. Conditional admission to UD
Students are not required to have TOEFL or IELTS when they apply to the ELI and for conditional admission to UD. They can complete the admission requirements as follows:
- High school transcripts
- Letters of recommendation
- Essays and Personal Statements
- Talents and Involvement
Students will need to provide their test scores (SAT/ACT and TOEFL/IELTS) for direct admission to UD.
Information about Capstone Vietnam:
Capstone Vietnam is a full-educational consulting service with over 7 years of experience helping Vietnamese students achieve their academic dreams of studying abroad. Contact us to learn how we can assist you in finding the right school, successfully gain admission to the school of your choice, and provide you with comprehensive visa counseling that is proven to give our students the best preparation for the all-important visa interview. We work exclusively with regionally accredited institutions in the US and officially accredited institutions in Canada, the UK , and Switzerland.
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