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Typically, UD does not extend tuition deferment except in unique circumstances. Speak with an admissions counselor at (844) 237-1338 for assistance.

No, the total estimated tuition cost does not include textbooks or other miscellaneous fees.

The total estimated tuition cost does not include the cost of living, textbook costs or other fees you may incur. For more information about program fees, you can contact an admissions counselor by phone at (844) 237-1338 or learn more about tuition expenses.

The total estimated tuition cost does not include the cost of living, textbook costs or other fees you may incur. For more information about program fees, you can contact an admissions counselor by phone at (844) 237-1338 or learn more about tuition expenses.

The total estimated tuition cost does not include the cost of living, textbook costs or other fees you may incur. For more information about program fees, you can contact an admissions counselor by phone at (844) 237-1338 or learn more about tuition expenses.

The total estimated tuition cost does not include the cost of living, textbook costs or other fees you may incur. For more information about program fees, you can contact an admissions counselor by phone at (844) 237-1338 or learn more about tuition expenses.

The total estimated tuition cost does not include the cost of living, textbook costs or other fees you may incur. For more information about program fees, you can contact an admissions counselor by phone at (844) 237-1338 or learn more about tuition expenses.

The total estimated tuition cost does not include the cost of living, textbook costs or other fees you may incur. For more information about program fees, you can contact an admissions counselor by phone at (844) 237-1338 or read more about tuition costs.

The total estimated tuition cost does not include the cost of living, textbook costs or other fees you may incur. For more information about program fees, you can contact an admissions counselor by phone at (844) 237-1338 or learn more about tuition expenses.

Yes, UD participates in the Yellow Ribbon program. Read more about benefits for student veterans and servicemembers here.

If you are able, you can continue your online program from wherever you need to be. However, any student ordered to active duty due to a national crisis, under circumstances that preclude completion of a semester or session, will be allowed to take a leave of absence from the University for two consecutive semesters. The student should send a copy of their military orders to the Veteran Services Coordinator.

You can select up to three concentrations to customize your online MBA degree program curriculum. If you’d like to switch one or more of your concentrations, contact your UD advisor or call an admissions counselor at (844) 237-1338.

If you’d like to switch your specialization after you enroll in the program, please contact your UD advisor or call an admissions counselor at (844) 237-1338.

Yes, you can use financial aid for education-related expenses such as textbooks, tuition and child care. However, there are a few restrictions. Read more about how to use your financial aid.

Yes, you are welcome to visit UD’s campus at any time — plan your visit here. You can also take a virtual tour.

Yes, UD’s online degrees are built to seamlessly integrate with your schedule from wherever you need to be. We’ll help you enroll in the right courses, access your materials, troubleshoot and complete your degree at an appropriate pace. Learn more about your support team.

You can take a short break during the program if needed. To make sure you remain set up for success, discuss your unique situation with an admissions counselor at (844) 237-1338.

No. If you’re interested in a particular selection of courses to match your career goals, the online MBA allows you to select any five elective courses of your choice from the Finance, Healthcare, Strategic Leadership and International Business concentrations.

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No, the Healthcare Management concentration is optional.

No, you can choose to complete the program with your choice of elective courses, which can apply directly to the career path you desire most.

You can save your progress on the online application and return to it when you need to. Then, you can submit your application when you’re ready. Start your application today.

Yes, with specific information below:

  • If you are the spouse or child of a service member who is serving on active duty Title 10 orders in the paygrades of El-E5, 01-02 or WI-W2, you may be eligible for financial assistance from the Department of Defense for education, training and/or the occupational license and credentials necessary for a portable career.
  • If you are the spouse or child of a service member, you may be eligible for transfer of the service member’s Post-9/11 GI Bill benefits to you.
  • Enrolled military spouses who must move due to redeployment or relocation should consult with their advisor.
  • If you are a dependent of a veteran and will be receiving benefits under the Chapter 33 Post 9-11 transfer option, submit your VA certificate of eligibility.

The number of transfer credits accepted varies based on your program of interest. View the program’s webpage or contact an admissions counselor at (844) 237-1338 for assistance.

The University offers a four-installment payment plan for both the Fall and the Spring Semesters. There is a $50 Installment Plan Fee for enrollment in the plan for each semester. The beginning balance for each semester is divided equally into four payments, and payments are due monthly. However, payment plans are not offered during Special Sessions, Summer and Winter.

We sometimes grant an application extension to students in rare circumstances. Contact an admissions counselor at (844) 237-1338 for assistance with any concerns you have.

Yes, UD offers several online degrees at both the graduate and undergraduate levels.

You may be granted provisional acceptance if you are missing certain program prerequisites. Contact an admissions counselor at (844) 237-1338 to discuss.

The number of credits you can gain for work experience differs based on your program of interest. View the program’s Admissions page or contact an admissions counselor at (844) 237-1338 for assistance.

While this program does not offer a virtual open house, you can learn more by requesting information and contacting an admissions counselor by phone at (844) 237-1338.

UD automatically considers admitted students for a range of scholarships with no separate application required. Other scholarships may be available through non-University resources.

Yes, this program requires GRE/GMAT scores, but an exam waiver is available based on GPA, work and education history. Speak with an admissions counselor at (844) 237-1338 to see if you qualify for an exam waiver.

Yes, this program accepts up to nine transfer credits with the approval of the program director.

Yes, this program accepts up to nine transfer credits with the approval of the program director.

No entrance exams are required for admission into this program. Contact an admissions counselor at (844) 237-1338 for more information on how to obtain an exam waiver.

Yes, this program accepts up to nine transfer credits with the approval of the program director.

Yes, the online MPA degree offers an optional concentration in Healthcare Management. The nine-credit, three-course concentration teaches you to:

  • Understand the U.S. healthcare system
  • Analyze how health policy and reform affect the U.S. economy
  • Evaluate, design and implement e-services in the healthcare industry
  • Use healthcare information technology and public health data to manage and improve population health
  • Understand legal, regulatory and ethical concerns in population health management

You can transfer up to nine credits from any accredited college or university. Graduate credits earned at another institution (but not used in the completion of another graduate degree) will be evaluated at your written request for any course except for the capstone. Contact an admissions counselor at (844) 237-1338 for more information about transferring your prior credits.

No, this program does not follow a cohort model.

Yes, you can complete the online program with your choice of a Public Relations specialization or a Digital and Social Media specialization. A third completion option is your choice of electives that best suit your career goals.

No, this program does not follow a cohort model.

No, this program does not follow a cohort model.

No, this program does not follow a cohort model.

No, this program does not follow a cohort model.

Yes, this program requires GRE/GMAT scores. An exam waiver is available based on GPA, work and education history. An exam waiver may also be available to bachelor’s graduates of the Alfred Lerner College of Business and Economics at UD. Speak to an admissions counselor at (844) 237-1338 to see if you qualify for an exam waiver.

Because all features of this degree program are 100% online, there are no residency or fieldwork components required.

While this program does not offer a virtual open house, you can visit the program’s webpage for an overview and watch a video where professors share the program’s goals.

You can also learn more by requesting information and contacting an admissions counselor by phone at (844) 237-1338.

UD automatically considers admitted students for a range of scholarships with no separate application required. Other scholarships may be available through non-University resources.

Yes, this program requires GRE/GMAT scores, but an exam waiver is available based on GPA, work and education history. Speak with an admissions counselor at (844) 237-1338 to see if you qualify for an exam waiver.

You can transfer up to 9 credits from an accredited college or university. Graduate credits earned at another institution (but not used in the completion of another graduate degree) will be evaluated at your written request for any course. Contact an admissions counselor at (844) 237-1338 for more information about transferring your prior credits.

If you choose to complete the fully online M.S. in Accounting Practice, you won’t have any residency components.

Yes! You can learn more about the online M.S. in Accounting Practice program by viewing a recording of our most recent Virtual Open House, in which the program director presents information about admissions, curriculum and career outcomes. View Now.

Although this program does not offer concentrations, you’ll get the opportunity to choose three elective courses that align with your individual interests.

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UD automatically considers admitted students for a range of scholarships with no separate application required. Other scholarships may be available through non-University resources.

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No, you don’t need any exam scores to enter this program. Read more about admissions.

No work experience is required to apply for this degree program. We welcome applicants from any academic or professional background, so apply now.

You can transfer up to nine credits from another AACSB accredited MBA program that have not already been used toward a completed degree. Contact an admissions counselor at (844) 237-1338 for more information about transferring your prior credits.

No, this program does not follow a cohort model.

No, this program is built to complete fully online and does not include a residency component.

While this program does not offer a virtual open house, you can learn more by requesting information, exploring the prestigious Alfred Lerner College of Business & Economics and contacting an admissions counselor by phone at (844) 237-1338.

Yes. To complete the program, you have the following completion options: one major, up to three concentrations or a combination of electives. Choose from concentrations in Business Analytics, Finance, Healthcare Management, International Business and Strategic Leadership. You might also complete your degree with a series of approved General Elective courses.

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UD automatically considers admitted students for a range of scholarships with no separate application required. Other scholarships may be available through non-University resources.

Yes, this program requires GRE/GMAT scores. An exam waiver is available based on GPA, work and education history. An exam waiver may also be available to bachelor’s graduates of the Alfred Lerner College of Business and Economics at UD. Speak to an admissions counselor at (844) 237-1338 to see if you qualify for an exam waiver.

The typical MBA applicant has two or more years of experience (work experience, volunteer work, community service, internships, significant academic projects etc.) but all applicants are considered even if they have limited professional experience. Outstanding undergraduate GPAs and GMAT/GRE scores will strengthen your application if you have less than two years of experience.

While this program does not offer a virtual open house, you can visit the program’s webpage for an overview of the program’s goals.

You can also learn more by requesting information and contacting an admissions counselor by phone at (844) 237-1338.

UD automatically considers admitted students for a range of scholarships with no separate application required. Other scholarships may be available through non-University resources.

No, this program does not follow a cohort model.

No, this program does not require any exam scores for admission.

You can transfer up to six credits with program director approval, and earn your degree faster. Contact an admissions counselor at (844) 237-1338 for more information about transferring your prior credits.

While this program does not offer a virtual open house, you can learn more by requesting information, exploring the prestigious Alfred Lerner College of Business & Economics and contacting an admissions counselor by phone at (844) 237-1338.

Yes, we offer an on-demand Virtual Open House so you can learn more about the online Master of Arts in Strategic Communication program. In this video, our program director presents information about admissions, curriculum and career outcomes. View Now.

No, there are no concentrations, specializations or tracks in this program.

No, there are no concentrations, specializations or tracks in the online electrical and computer engineering master’s degree.

No, there are no concentrations in this program. The second module of the master’s in international business online program allows you to customize your curriculum with your choice of four courses based on your interests.

UD automatically considers admitted students for a range of scholarships with no separate application required. Other scholarships may be available through non-University resources.

Because the program is built to complete 100% online, there are no residency components required if you choose the online option.

Because the program is built to complete 100% online, there are no residency components required.

Because the program is built to complete 100% online, there are no residency components required.

No, this program is built to be completed fully online and does not include a residency component.

UD automatically considers admitted students for a range of scholarships with no separate application required. Other scholarships may be available through non-University resources.

No work experience is needed to apply to this program.

No work experience is needed to apply to this program.

No work experience is needed to apply to this program.

No, you do not need work experience to be admitted to this program.

No work experience is required for admission.

The University of Delaware awards limited credit for military service. Students may receive physical education credit and either military science credit or air force science credit with completion of basic training and leadership training. Students must submit official documents, either the Joint Services Transcript or Community College of the Air Force transcript, to UD for evaluation. Students may earn up to 6 credits. For the list of courses, see the section Transfer Course Work From Other Institutions under Earning Enough Credits to Graduate in the University Catalog.

In addition to loans, grants, scholarships and employer reimbursement plans, you may want to consider either a Federal Direct PLUS (Parent) loan or an alternative loan. Federal Direct PLUS loans are federal loans available to parents of dependent students. Alternative loans are non-federal loans offered through a bank or other lending institution. Information about both types of loan programs can be found here.

The FAFSA is the only application UD requires to consider students for need-based financial aid. Create an account and fill out your FAFSA here. UD’s unique federal school code is 001431.

The first step toward applying for this program is to complete your online application through the graduate student Application Management System.

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The first step toward applying for this program is to complete your online application through the graduate student Application Management System.

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The first step toward applying for this program is to complete your online application through the graduate student Application Management System.

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The first step toward applying for this program is to complete your online application through the graduate student Application Management System.

Read more about admissions.

The first step toward applying for this program is to complete your online application through the graduate student Application Management System.

Read more about admissions.

The first step toward applying for this program is to complete your online application through the graduate student Application Management System.

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The first step toward applying for this program is to complete your online application through the graduate student Application Management System.

Read more about admissions.

To apply to UD Online, you’ll need to complete an online application, submit unofficial transcripts and one letter of recommendation. Read more about the application process.

You can earn your degree in as few as 2 years full-time or complete the program part-time at your convenience.

You can earn your degree in as few as 18 months full-time, or complete the program part-time at your convenience.

You can complete our program in as few as two years with full-time study. Most students choose to study part-time and take an average of two to three years to complete the program.

You can earn your degree in as few as 2 years full-time or complete the program part-time at your convenience.

You can earn your degree in as little as one year with full-time study, or study part-time at your convenience.

You can earn your degree in as few as 16 months full-time, or complete the program part-time at your convenience.

You can earn your degree in as few as 30 months full-time or complete the program part-time at your convenience.

Online classes at the University of Delaware are 16 weeks long.

You have up to six years to complete the degree program.

If you choose to study part-time, you can take up to six years to complete the program.

You take up to six years to complete the degree program.

You have up to five years to complete the degree program.

You have up to six years to complete the degree program.

You have up to six years to complete the degree program.

You have up to six years to complete the degree program.

Once you’re ready to submit your online application and other required materials, the admissions process should last no longer than a few weeks. Apply now to be considered for the next start date.

You’ll take 10 courses in this program.

You’ll take 10 courses in this program.

The online MBA core includes 11 courses. The total number of courses in your individual degree program will vary depending on the completion option you choose.

You’ll take 12 courses in this program. By adding an optional concentration in Healthcare Management to your degree, you’ll take a total of 15 courses.

You’ll take a total of 11 courses in the online program, five of which are core courses required of each student. For the remaining six courses, you can choose one of two specializations (Digital and Social Media; Public Relations) or any combination of elective courses that best suits your career goals.

The first module of this online program includes six courses, and the second module includes four courses.

This program includes a total of 30 credit hours.

This program includes a total of 30 credit hours.

This program includes 30 total credit hours of cutting-edge strategic communication courses, covering topics such as social media management, public relations campaign planning, digital media strategy, and strategic communication theory and research.

This program includes a total of 30 credit hours.

This program includes a total of 44 – 53 credits, depending on the completion option you choose.

This program includes a total of 36 credit hours. You can choose to add an optional nine-credit concentration in Healthcare Management to your degree, which will increase your total credit hours to 45.

This program includes 30 credits and 11 courses.

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Total enrollment at UD is currently 23,613 students.

We aim to review your application within two weeks of submission, although the number of applications we receive can extend our response time.

You can track your application status here.

If you are not accepted, you can contact an admissions counselor at (844) 237-1338 to discuss your next steps. You might seek volunteer experience in your field of interest or seek an internship to develop hands-on skills.

For assistance with employer-sponsored tuition benefits, speak with an admissions counselor at (844) 237-1338 as soon as possible.

No, this degree is only available in a fully online format.

We’ve designed the program for ultimate flexibility, so you can complete the degree in either a part-time or full-time format.

We’ve designed the program for ultimate flexibility, so you can complete the degree either part-time or full-time.

UD offers the MBA degree in either a hybrid or fully online format. You’ll need to choose your preferred format at the beginning of the program.

Yes, every on-campus and online program offered by UD is carefully developed with a leading-edge curriculum and delivered by expert faculty.

Yes, this program is delivered through the Alfred Lerner College of Business and Economics, which has been accredited by AACSB International (the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business) for more than 50 years. AACSB accreditation is the highest standard of accreditation for business schools in the world, and a distinction fewer than 5% of business schools worldwide have earned.

Yes, both the National Security Agency (NSA) and the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) have designated The University of Delaware a National Center of Academic Excellence in Cyber Defense Education. Our program combines theoretical foundations with practical applications to prepare you for growing cybersecurity careers.

UD’s Cybersecurity Initiative offers you networking opportunities through partnerships with government, private and academic organizations such as the U.S. Army, JPMorgan Chase, IBM, GE, Bank of America and more.

No, this degree is only available in a fully online format.

We’ve designed the program for ultimate flexibility, so you can complete the degree in either a part-time or full-time format.

The University of Delaware offers the M.S. in Accounting Practice both in-person and fully online. You’ll need to choose your preferred format at the beginning of the program.

You can take this program either as a part-time or a full-time student. One benefit of online learning is that your coursework is asynchronous, and you can complete it whenever you wish as long as you meet assignment deadlines.

Yes. This program is delivered through the Alfred Lerner College of Business and Economics, which has been accredited by AACSB International (the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business) for more than 50 years. AACSB accreditation is the highest standard of accreditation for business schools in the world, and a distinction fewer than 5% of business schools worldwide have earned.

Yes. The online MBA at the University of Delaware is delivered through the Alfred Lerner College of Business and Economics, which has been accredited by AACSB International (the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business) for more than 50 years. AACSB accreditation is the highest standard of accreditation for business schools in the world, and a distinction fewer than 5% of business schools worldwide have earned.

We’ve designed the program for ultimate flexibility, so you can complete the degree either part-time or full-time.

Yes, UD’s MPA is ranked in 2021 Best Public Affairs Programs by U.S. News & World Report, including their lists of Best Nonprofit Management, Public Finance/Budgeting, and Public Management/Leadership programs.

This degree is offered in both an on-campus and an online format. You’ll need to choose your preferred format when you apply to the program.

We’ve designed the program for ultimate flexibility, so you can complete the degree in either a part-time or full-time format.

No, this program is built to complete fully online from wherever you need to be.

The only difference between online programs and on-campus programs is their modality. You’ll benefit from the same rigor as in-person students, only in a flexible online format.

The University of Delaware’s main campus is in Newark, Delaware. Additional campuses and facilities are located in Wilmington, Dover, Georgetown, and Lewes, Delaware. Several of our programs are offered in a fully online format.

Yes, we are proud to say that many types of cultures and religions are represented in our community.

The M.S. in International Business is offered in an online, on-campus or hybrid format. You’ll need to choose your preferred format at the beginning of the program.

Our flexible program is built to take either full-time or part-time so that you can study at your convenience. One benefit of online learning is that your coursework is asynchronous, so you can complete it whenever you wish as long as you meet assignment deadlines.

Admissions requirements such as work experience vary based on your program of interest. View the program’s Admissions page or contact an admissions counselor at (844) 237-1338 for assistance. You can also read more about each program’s Admissions requirements on their application page.

While current students’ identities are protected, you can read about the online experience at UD here.

Yes, online students are invited and encouraged to participate in a graduation ceremony.

To apply for this program, you’ll need:

  • A completed online application
  • A bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university
  • A GPA of at least 3.0 on a 4.0 scale
  • Personal statement
  • 3 letters of recommendation

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To apply for this program, you’ll need:

  • A completed online application
  • A bachelor’s degree in electrical engineering, computer engineering, computer science, mathematics, physics or a related discipline
  • A GPA of at least 3.0 on a 4.0 scale
  • Programming experience in a high-level language (e.g. C, C++, java or python) and familiarity with basic networking protocols and operating systems

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To apply for this program, you’ll need:

  • A completed online application
  • A bachelor’s degree in electrical engineering, computer engineering, computer science, mathematics, physics or a related discipline
  • A GPA of at least 3.0 on a 4.0 scale

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In this online program, you’ll study with faculty who are trained to deliver an excellent online education. They are researchers and practitioners in their field and most have conducted or are currently conducting research in specialized topics such as:

  • Data compression
  • Data services
  • Enterprise computing
  • Human-computer interaction
  • Information security
  • Internet technologies
  • Mobile ad hoc wireless networks (MANETs)
  • Networking
  • Private and public clouds
  • Search engine technology
  • Signal and image processing
  • Telecommunications
  • Text mining
  • Wireless communications

In the online program, you’ll learn from the same faculty as the on-campus program, who are trained to deliver an excellent online education. They are researchers and practitioners in their field and most have conducted or are currently conducting research in international business topics.

In this online program, you’ll study with faculty who are trained to deliver an excellent online education. They are researchers and practitioners in their field and most have conducted or are currently conducting research in specialized topics.

UD’s program is taught by experienced faculty who actively influence future accounting practice by engaging in research, publishing in top peer-reviewed journals and speaking at conferences. Each faculty member is dedicated to helping you succeed in your dream career.

In the online program, you’ll learn from the same faculty as the on-campus program, who are trained to deliver an excellent online education. They are researchers and practitioners in their field and most have conducted or are currently conducting research in specialized business topics.

In this online program, you’ll study with faculty who are trained to deliver an excellent online education. They are researchers and practitioners in their field and most have conducted or are currently conducting research in specialized topics.

In this online program, you’ll work directly with qualified faculty who have years of experience in their fields and are trained to deliver exceptional online education. They’ll be available for support throughout your degree program.

The following GRE scores are competitive: A minimum Quantitative score of 150 and a minimum Verbal, Qualitative score of 150.

GRE waivers are available for those who qualify. To learn more, please call an admissions counselor at (844) 237-1338.

The following scores are competitive:

  • GRE: Overall score of 306 or above with a Quantitative score of 155, Verbal score of 151 and Analytical Writing score of 4
  • GMAT: Overall score of 550 or above and scores which are greater than 50% in each sub-score

The following GRE scores are competitive: A minimum Quantitative score of 150 and a minimum Verbal, Qualitative score of 150.

GRE waivers are available for those who qualify. To learn more, please call an admissions counselor at (844) 237-1338.

The following scores are competitive:

  • GRE: Overall score of 306 or higher with a Quantitative score of 155, Verbal score of 151 and Analytical Writing score of 4
  • GMAT: Overall score of 550 or higher and scores which are greater than 50% in each sub-score

To apply for this program, you’ll need:

  • A completed online application
  • A bachelor’s degree in any academic background from a regionally accredited institution
  • A GPA of at least 2.8 on a 4.0 scale
  • GRE/GMAT scores (An exam waiver is available)

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To apply for this program, you’ll need:

  • A completed online application
  • A bachelor’s degree in any academic background from a regionally accredited institution
  • A GPA of at least 2.8 on a 4.0 scale
  • GRE/GMAT scores (An exam waiver is available)

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You may start this program in the fall, summer or spring semesters. Applications are accepted at any time up until a week before classes begin. Applicants are considered for admission on a rolling basis, which makes now the perfect time to apply.

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You may start this program in the fall, summer or spring semesters. Applications are accepted at any time up until a week before classes begin. Applicants are considered for admission on a rolling basis, which makes now the perfect time to apply.

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You may start this program in the fall, summer or spring semesters. Applications are accepted at any time up until a week before classes begin. Applicants are considered for admission on a rolling basis, which makes now the perfect time to apply.

Read more about admissions.

You may start this program in the fall, summer or spring semesters. Applications are accepted at any time up until a week before classes begin. Applications are accepted up until 3 weeks prior to when classes begin.

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You may start this program in the fall, summer or spring semesters. Applications are accepted at any time up until a week before classes begin. Applicants are considered for admission on a rolling basis, which makes now the perfect time to apply.

You may start this program in the fall, summer or spring semesters. Applications are accepted at any time up until a week before classes begin. Applicants are considered for admission on a rolling basis, which makes now the perfect time to apply.

Read more about admissions.

You may start this program in the fall, summer or spring semesters. Applications are accepted at any time up until a week before classes begin. Applicants are considered for admission on a rolling basis, which makes now the perfect time to apply.

Read more about admissions.

Many of our online programs feature up to three start dates per year. Your start date will depend on the program you’re interested in. View the program’s Admissions page or contact an admissions counselor at (844) 237-1338 for assistance. You can also read more about each program’s Admissions requirements on their application page.

UD has several notable rankings, including:

  • One of fewer than 3% of U.S. institutions with a Carnegie classification of very high research activity1
  • Ranked No. 38 in U.S. News & World Report’s 2022 “Top Public Schools” national report2
  • Ranked No. 108 out of 600 by Forbes‘ “America’s Top Colleges 2019”3
  • Ranked No. 141 out of 500 in Kiplinger’s 2019 “Best Values in Public Colleges”4
  • Distinguished alumni include elected officials, inventors, leaders in industry and service and signers of both the Declaration of Independence and the U.S. Constitution

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UD values academic freedom, diversity and inclusion, innovation, community and service. Read more about UD’s values.

To apply for this program, you’ll need:

  • A completed online application
  • A bachelor’s degree in any academic background from a regionally accredited institution
  • A GPA of at least 2.8 on a 4.0 scale
  • Two letters of recommendation
  • Transcripts

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To apply for this program, you’ll need:

  • A completed online application
  • A bachelor’s degree in any academic background from a regionally accredited institution
  • A GPA of at least 2.8 on a 4.0 scale
  • GRE/GMAT scores (An exam waiver is available)

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Your online master’s degree in cybersecurity from UD could lead to a high-paying, rewarding career as a:

  • Chief Information Officer
  • Chief Information Security Officer
  • Chief Technical Officer
  • Computer/Information Systems Manager
  • Computer Systems/Design Manager
  • Cybersecurity Manager
  • Data Center Manager
  • IT Director or Supervisor
  • Network and Computer Systems Administrator

Read more about cybersecurity careers.

With this degree, you’ll qualify for growing opportunities in strategic communication careers. You could pursue a role as a communications manager or director, public relations specialist, digital media specialist, social media manager and more. The average base salary for those with a Master of Arts in Strategic Communication is $63,000 per year, according to Payscale.

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With your master’s degree in electrical and computer engineering, you can pursue several careers that pay over $100,000 yearly, including a computer and information research scientist, computer network architect, software developer, software engineer and information security analyst.

Other potential job titles include:

  • Computer or design engineer
  • Cybersecurity specialist
  • Electrical engineer
  • Hardware engineer
  • Network systems administrator
  • R&D engineer

Read more about potential careers.

With your graduate degree in international business, you can prepare for expanding opportunities in nearly any type of organization. Potential employers often include multinational manufacturers, consulting firms, international nongovernmental organizations (NGOs), technology companies, large banks and financial services firms, import/export corporations and transportation industries such as travel and shipping.

Common career titles for those with this degree are advisor, consultant, business development, multinational manager, financial controller or international marketing director.

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Graduates of UD’s program pursue accounting careers in every industry in a variety of roles, such as certified accountants, auditors, financial analysts, managers and more. You’ll gain skills to enhance your salary potential and move into leadership positions.

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With your MBA from UD, you’ll develop the comprehensive business knowledge and specialized skills you’ll need to boost your salary potential and reach your career goals. Common career titles for those with an MBA include:

  • Chief executive officer
  • Chief financial officer
  • Financial manager
  • Healthcare administrator or manager
  • Management consultant
  • Operations manager
  • Product manager
  • Sales manager
  • Top executive

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With your online MPA from UD, you can advance in a variety of roles, including the following:

  • Administrative services manager
  • CEO
  • Corporate Vice President
  • Director of Public Policy
  • Executive Vice President
  • Federal consultant
  • Government official
  • Governor
  • Mayor
  • Medical and health services manager
  • Nonprofit manager
  • Social & community services manager
  • Top executive
  • Urban & regional planner

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For courses offered over seven-week sessions, plan on spending 15–20 hours per week for each three-credit class. By choosing an online program, you can fit your course requirements into your existing schedule. Read about the online experience at UD here.

You’ll need a minimum GPA of 2.8 on a 4.0 scale.

You’ll need a minimum GPA of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale.

You’ll need a GPA of at least 3.0 on a 4.0 scale or a minimum of a 2.8 GPA in the last two years of your undergraduate program.

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You’ll need a minimum GPA of 2.8 on a 4.0 scale.

You’ll need a minimum GPA of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale.

You’ll need a minimum GPA of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale.

You’ll need a minimum GPA of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale.

A virtual tour allows you to experience UD’s campus and interact with university personnel from wherever you are. Discover UD’s virtual tour.

In addition to submitting your online application, you’ll need to gather unofficial copies of your transcripts and, if desired, your ACT/SAT scores. Read more about the UD application process.

The average class size at the University of Delaware is 35 students, including online classes.

This program costs $825 per credit hour, which is a reduced tuition rate. The total estimated tuition, based on a total of 10 courses and 30 credit hours, is $24,750. This estimate does not include other fees you may incur such as textbooks and the cost of living.

For assistance determining the cost of your program, contact a helpful admissions counselor by phone at (844) 237-1338.

This program costs $1,237 per credit hour. With 30 required credits, the online master of science in electrical and computer engineering has a total tuition cost of $37,110, which does not include other fees you might incur such as textbooks and the cost of living.

This program costs $950 per credit hour. For a total number of 30 credit hours, this program’s total estimated tuition is $28,500, which does not include other fees you may incur such as textbooks and the cost of living.

This program costs $950 per credit hour. This program’s total estimated tuition, based on a total of 11 courses and 30 credit hours, is $28,500, which does not include other fees you may incur such as textbooks and the cost of living.

For assistance determining the cost of your program, contact a helpful admissions counselor by phone at (844) 237-1338.

This program costs $950 per credit hour. If you choose the general or one concentration degree option (44 credit hours), the total tuition is $41,800, which does not include other fees you may incur such as textbooks and the cost of living. Total tuition increases if you select a double or triple concentration degree option.

For assistance determining the cost of your program, contact a helpful admissions counselor by phone at (844) 237-1338.

This program costs $950 per credit hour. With 36 required credits, the online MPA has a total tuition cost of $34,200, which does not include other fees you might incur such as textbooks and the cost of living. By adding an optional nine-credit concentration in Healthcare Management to your degree, your total cost will increase by $8,550 for a total of $42,750.

This program costs $1,237 per credit hour. With 30 required credits, the online M.S in Cybersecurity has a total tuition cost of $37,110, which does not include other fees you might incur such as textbooks and the cost of living.

Filling out the FAFSA determines your eligibility for federal, need-based financial aid and loans. Sallie Mae loans are offered through a private company, so you might encounter different interest rates and repayment options.

The first step of the application process is to fill out your online application. Undergraduate students should complete the common application, and graduate students will utilize UD’s application management system.

The University of Delaware exists to cultivate learning, develop knowledge and foster the free exchange of ideas. State-assisted yet privately governed, the University has a strong tradition of distinguished scholarship, which is manifested in its research and creative activities, teaching and service, in line with its commitment to increasing and disseminating scientific, humanistic, artistic and social knowledge for the benefit of the larger society.

Read more about UD’s mission and values.

The student-to-faculty ratio at the University of Delaware is 12:1, including online classes.

The online master of science in electrical and computer engineering has a total tuition cost of $37,110, which does not include other fees you might incur such as textbooks and the cost of living.

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This program’s total estimated tuition is $28,500, which does not include other costs you may incur such as textbooks and the cost of living. Learn more about tuition expenses.

Estimated tuition, based on a total of 10 courses and 30 credit hours, is $24,750. The total tuition does not include other costs you may incur such as textbooks and the cost of living.

Read more about tuition costs.

This program’s total estimated tuition, based on a total of 11 courses and 30 credit hours, is $28,500. The total tuition does not include other costs you may incur such as textbooks and the cost of living.

Read more about tuition and aid.

If you choose the general or one concentration degree option (44 credit hours), the total tuition is $41,800. Total tuition increases if you select a double or triple concentration degree option. The total tuition does not include other costs you may incur such as textbooks and the cost of living.

Learn more about tuition expenses.

The online MPA has a total tuition cost of $34,200, which does not include other fees you might incur such as textbooks and the cost of living. By adding an optional nine-credit concentration in Healthcare Management to your degree, your total cost will increase by $8,550 for a total of $42,750.

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The online master’s degree in cybersecurity has a total tuition cost of $37,110, which does not include other fees you might incur such as textbooks.

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The University of Delaware is accredited by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education, 3624 Market St., Philadelphia, PA 19104, 267-284-5000, info@msche.org. The University’s accreditation was reaffirmed on Nov. 17, 2016. Academic programs at UD have additional specialized accreditation.

With a concentration in Healthcare Management, you can leverage your expertise to open doors in public health, hospital administration and health services management roles. One such role, medical and health services manager, is expected to grow 32% through 2029 and had a median annual salary of $104,280 in 2020, according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics.

Choosing an MBA concentration will deepen your level of customized business knowledge and prepare you to quickly advance in your chosen career path.

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Choosing a specialization can provide you with an additional credential, enhance your skills set and put you ahead of the competition for your ideal strategic communication career.

UD’s FAFSA code is 001431.

The Center for Disabilities Studies at UD works to enhance the lives of individuals with disabilities and their families through education, advocacy, service and research. It promotes empowerment, opportunity, accessibility and inclusiveness, so all may fully participate in – and enrich – their communities.

UD is proud to offer tuition benefits to active military and veterans, plus assistance with the transition to an academic program. Read more about benefits for student veterans and servicemembers here.

As a UD online student, you’ll be able to collaborate with your peers and instructors through university email and the online learning management tool Canvas. You might also encounter video/audio lectures and feedback. Read about the online experience at UD here.

In your online program, you’ll be able to connect with expert faculty, instructors and other students as you learn how to network with major players in your career field.

An online degree program at UD includes the same rigorous curriculum as on-campus programs, with the flexibility to fit into your life. You’ll interact with innovative digital lectures and assignments as you connect with peers and instructors. Read about the online experience at UD here.

Graduate programs at the University of Delaware have their own unique admission requirements, deadlines, review processes and decision timelines. Learn more about specific graduate programs and their application deadlines here.

Applications are accepted at any time up until a week before classes start, and you may begin in the fall, summer or spring semesters. Applicants are considered for admission on a rolling basis, which makes now the perfect time to apply.

Full-time program applicants interested in merit-based funding consideration should apply early as those awards are distributed on a rolling basis typically at or close to the time of admission.

Applications are accepted at any time up until a week before classes start, and you may begin in the fall, summer or spring semesters. Applicants are considered for admission on a rolling basis, which makes now the perfect time to apply.

Full-time program applicants interested in merit-based funding consideration should apply early as those awards are distributed on a rolling basis typically at or close to the time of admission.

Applications are accepted at any time up until a week before classes begin, and this program offers five start dates per year. Applicants are considered for admission on a rolling basis, which makes now the perfect time to apply.

Full-time program applicants interested in merit-based funding consideration should apply early as those awards are distributed on a rolling basis typically at or close to the time of admission.

Applications are accepted at any time up until a week before classes start, and you may begin in the fall, summer or spring semesters. Applicants are considered for admission on a rolling basis, which makes now the perfect time to apply.

Full-time program applicants interested in merit-based funding consideration should apply early as those awards are distributed on a rolling basis typically at or close to the time of admission.

Applications are accepted at any time up until a week before classes start, and you may begin in the fall, summer or spring semesters. Applicants are considered for admission on a rolling basis, which makes now the perfect time to apply.

Full-time program applicants interested in merit-based funding consideration should apply early as those awards are distributed on a rolling basis typically at or close to the time of admission.

Applications are accepted at any time up until a week before classes start, and you may begin in the fall, summer or spring semesters. Applicants are considered for admission on a rolling basis, which makes now the perfect time to apply.

Full-time program applicants interested in merit-based funding consideration should apply early as those awards are distributed on a rolling basis typically at or close to the time of admission.

Applications are accepted at any time up until a week before classes start, and you may begin in the fall, summer or spring semesters. Applicants are considered for admission on a rolling basis, which makes now the perfect time to apply.

Note: Full-time program applicants interested in merit-based funding consideration should apply early as those awards are distributed on a rolling basis typically at or close to the time of admission.

One of the oldest universities in the United States, the University of Delaware traces its roots to 1743. Learn more about UD’s history.

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The University of Delaware’s main campus is located in Newark, Delaware.

For assistance with financial aid, speak with an admissions counselor at (844) 237-1338 and explore the Student Financial Services website (which includes its own FAQs).

You can contact an admissions counselor at (844) 237-1338 for assistance with any questions you have.

No, the only way an employer will know that you earned your college degree online is if you tell them.

From establishing a UD email account, logging in to MyUD, using Canvas and troubleshooting any issues, we’re here to help. You’ll be able to connect with UD IT 24/7, 7 days a week. Visit the IT Support Center to learn more.

No, you will have the same diploma as on-campus students.

Graduates of this program will be prepared to sit for the Uniform CPA Exam and become licensed as U.S. Certified Public Accountants (CPAs).

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