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About UD

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The university’s leadership, overseen by the Board of Trustees, supervises all academics, operations and strategic planning for the university.

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The university has a rich Catholic history dating back to 1956. Read more about our beginning as the areas only Catholic university.

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Mission & Vision

Learn more about the values and principles that serve as the university’s foundation.



Each year, the university is recognized as one of the country’s best institutions in publications like U.S. News & World Report, Forbes and the Princeton Review .

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Facts at a Glance

Find the information you need fast. Take a look at the most important quick facts related to the university, its students and location.

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Points of Pride

Find out what makes UD stand out among other colleges and universities in the nation.

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Learn about the accrediting bodies that officially recognize UD.

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Centers & Projects

UD is home to a number of centers and projects that are devoted to a deeper exploration of topics closely connected with the university's mission.

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Fulbright Legacy

Our graduates are no strangers to the highly selective Fulbright program. Find out about more than 30 Fulbright scholars who are also UD alumni.

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National Merit Scholars

Compared to other Catholic colleges and universities nationwide, UD has one of the highest concentrations of National Merit Scholars per capita.

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Privacy Policy

The university academic units comply with all of the requirements of the Family Educational Rights & Privacy Act (FERPA).

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