UD has been identified as one of America’s best in U.S. News & World Report’s 2013 Best Colleges rankings. More specifically, the university was recognized as:
Updated: September 2012
UD is one of the country’s best institutions for undergraduate education, according to The Princeton Review. The education services company features the school in the 2013 edition of its popular guidebook The Best 377 Colleges.
The university was recognized with the following rankings in the 2012 edition:
Updated: August 2012
UD was named one of America’s Best Colleges in the most recent annual rankings of public and private colleges by Forbes magazine. Our ranking places us:
Updated: August 2012
UD has been named a Best Buy in the 2012 edition of the Fiske Guide to Colleges. As one of 49 public and private colleges and universities included on the list, the university joins a small group of schools with this recognition.
Updated: July 2012
UD ranks high when it comes to the percentage of undergraduate students who study abroad for academic credit, according to the Institute of International Education (IIE). Due in large part to the number of students who spend a semester at our Rome campus, the organization, in its “Open Doors 2011 Report on International Educational Exchange,” ranked UD:
“Master’s Institutions” are categorized by the 2010 Carnegie Classification of Institutions of Higher Education as colleges and universities that generally award at least 50 master’s degrees and fewer than 20 doctoral degrees each year.
Updated: December 2011
UD was named to the PARADE magazine College A-List in their Aug. 22, 2011, issue. The survey, comprised of feedback from high school counselors across the United States, recognized the university’s liberal arts program and studio arts program as being among the top programs in the nation.
In a national survey of political theory professors, the UD’s doctoral program in political theory was ranked 28 out of 106 other similar programs.
UD received an “A” in the third annual “What Will They Learn” college ratings announced by the American Council of Trustees and Alumni (ACTA), which bases its ratings in large part on how many of seven specified core course requirements an institution requires in its curriculum. The university was one of 19 schools in the nation that best prepare undergraduates for the workforce. We were also designated a “Hidden Gem” as one of only three institutions to receive credit for every rating criteria.
UD has been recognized as a 2012-13 College of Distinction for continuing to provide students with the highest level of undergraduate education as evidenced by its exemplary commitment to student engagement, great teaching, vibrant communities and successful outcomes.
Updated: June 2012