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4 College Freshman

Campus Food: For your meal plan get as many points as possible. trabant and perkins are awesome and the dining halls are average

5 College Freshman

Campus Quality: the gym is nice and very new, but gets crowded often. otherwise no complaints our school is beautiful

5 College Freshman

Overall Experience: I absolutely love it here, the people are great, the academics are awesome, and it's absolutely beautiful. Honestly hate when I have to go home

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4 College Freshman

Overall Experience: Depending on your major, freshman and sophomore year are the only time you have classes bigger than 100

5 College Freshman

Majors: There are only a few programs like nursing and engineering that you need to apply to, there are SO many majors to choose from

4 College Freshman

Majors: It's really specific so you get close with the people in the program since its a pretty small group

4 College Freshman

Academics: I love my major but the advising department is notttt great

5 College Freshman

Academics: There's a class for just about anything you want to learn here. Professors vary, but most have Phd's in their field. pretty challenging but rewarding

5 College Freshman

Guys & Girls: Overwhelming amount of good looking people at this school

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5 College Freshman

Off-Campus Dining: Awesome restaurants literally line main st, and lots of delivery places around for late night food

4 College Freshman

Administration: People get written up relatively often but it really depends on your RA. Pretty easy to avoid getting caught just don't be stupid

3 College Freshman

Health & Safety: I feel pretty safe being on campus, but there are plenty UD alerts throughout the semester mostly robberies on the surrounding streets but I've never known any students to be a victim of crime

5 College Freshman

Local Area: Although some of the outskirts aren't the best, Newark is a great college town. Main St is always flooded with students and its so accessible

3 College Freshman

Athletics: The football team isn't great, but I've made it to a few games and they're fun. Basketball games are fun

4 College Freshman

Campus Housing: Housing experience can go either way. As a freshman I lived on east campus which is a thousand times nicer than West campus (rodney and dickinson) but apparently they're knocking those down anyway

4 College Freshman

Scholarships: From what I have noticed, the most academic scholarship they give out is 9,000 a year making tuition about 32,000 without other financial aid

4 College Freshman

Off-Campus Housing: There are plenty of choices for apartments, townhouses, and actual houses off campus. Some of the apartments are pretty run down as well as the houses on the streets where a lot of day drinks are but reasonably priced

5 College Freshman

Party Scene: Thursday-Saturday there is ALWAYS something going on.. I even went out on a tuesday one week because there was a themed party. It's a blast here, but the party scene is also easy to avoid if its not for you

4 College Freshman

Greek Life: Here only 30% of the student population is actually in greek life so it's not a big deal if you don't wanna join, but I think it is one of the best ways to meet new people on campus

4 College Junior

Overall Experience: Delaware is great. There is a big sense of community, fun night life, challenging academics, and a beautiful campus.

4 College Junior

Off-Campus Dining: There are several late night places open that are affordable, and almost everywhere delivers. There are sandwich shops, mexican food, middle eastern, pizza, breakfast, several pubs/bars. While several of the restaurants offer vegetarian options, there is one restaurant in particular who really focuses on vegetarian/vegan options.

4 College Junior

Majors: There are a wide variety of majors. From what I've seen, the science-related majors are the most rigorous and highly rated. We have one of the best and most selective Marine studies programs in the country. The Engineering programs are also very rigorous and highly respected in the professional world.

4 College Junior

Off-Campus Housing: Right now, off campus housing is great. There are houses, apartments, townhouses, duplexes, etc. Recently, there has been a shift toward much newer housing being built. I've seen many old houses get knocked down and replaced with large apartment buildings or townhouses. In my opinion, this is not better. It will raise the cost of living, and I personally prefer a stand alone house to a row of townhouses or apartments. That being said, off campus housing is becoming very abundant because of it. And even though the rent is increasing because of this, it is still cheaper than living in a dorm on campus.

4 College Junior

Health & Safety: It is very rare to hear about a sexual assault on campus. Although it has happened in the past, it is very uncommon, and there are counseling centers for students to go to for support.

4 College Junior

Athletics: Some of the varsity sports teams are very good, while others aren't. Football games have been very popular in the past, although this past season wasn't the greatest. There are a lot of intramural sports to participate in and many people say that they are a lot of fun.

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By the end of their years here, most students look back and are happy with their choice. They've received a good education and generally met some people with whom they will keep in touch for many years in "real" life. This love of the school comes about gradually for many students. While some students love it automatically and fit in easily with the relatively homogenous campus, others take longer to find their place and truly start to enjoy themselves.

While many students have a slow start here at Delaware, they all report that once they decided to give it a chance, they found their experience rewarding both academically and socially. This University tends to provide a nice balance between a social life and an academic one. There is always plenty of time to hang out and get your work done, so no matter what you are interested in, you have a chance to get it all done. This is the major benefit of attending the University of Delaware.

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