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Reviews 2627 total reviews with an average rating of 3.5

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2 College Sophomore

Diversity: UD has a history of racism and unfortunately some of that past is still evident.

3 College Sophomore

Technology: Somewhere between good and okay can't distinguish between the two.

3 College Sophomore

Parking: All in all, the school isn't terrible with parking it could be a lot better though.

4 College Freshman

Off-Campus Dining: With main street right there, there are lots of restaurants available to try. I think it would take the whole year to try them all! There are many restaurants and most of them are different from each other. For example, there is a Panera Bread, next to a Chipotle, next to a pizza restaurant, across the street from a burger restaurant. There are tons of different things to try. I wish that the restaurants did offer student discounts though, just since they are practically located on a college campus and know that that is where most of their business comes from.

3 College Freshman

Technology: I cannot talk about the computer labs because I have my own computer and never need to use one. I wouldn't know where to go if I did need to use one though. All of the technology, especially in the newer buildings, is exceptional. There is wifi most places on campus, and it is pretty fast as well. At the beginning of each semester, they allow you $5 of free printing, so it is definitely important to utilize that.

3 College Freshman

Weather: The winter this year was very rough. It snowed a lot and was very cold. It was no fun to walk to classes during those days (especially those that were a far walk from the dorm), but you have no choice. As long as you have rain boots and an umbrella, the walk to class those days is bearable. On nice, warm, sunny days, the walk to class is magnificent. I don't want to get to class because it is so nice outside!

5 College Freshman

Academics: My classes here at the University of Delaware are excellent. All of my professors so far have been incredibly nice and understanding. They definitely do not live up to the stereotypical college professor belief. My classes are also super interesting. I love all of the classes that I am taking! Depending on the classes that you take depends on the workload. If you take chemistry and biology, the work load is much heavier than taking psychology or simple math classes. There are an abundance of awesome study spaces from studying on the green on a nice day, to reserving a study room in the library, to studying in the ISE lab (with Einstein Bagels of course)

4 College Freshman

Transportation: At the University of Delaware, there are campus shuttles that pretty much take you anywhere on campus you would want/need to go. They are very convenient and easy to use. Using public buses is a little more complicated and expensive. The prices are definitely not expensive, they just are not free. The buses do not run as frequently as campus shuttles, but are definitely there to use in case you want to go to the mall or a store that is not on campus. There are public buses that can take you to the nearest Amtrak station in order to travel further destinations. There is also a Megabus stop on campus that can take you to major cities such as Philadelphia, New York City, Boston, Richmond, and Washington DC

4 College Freshman

Majors: I switched majors from Exercise Science to Cognitive Science. I LOVE my Cognitive Science major, and have even added another major-Psychology. After college, I want to be a child psychologist. It will be tricky applying at being accepted to graduate schools, but I know that coming from the University of Delaware, it will not be as hard. I believe University of Delaware is a well known school with great students.

5 College Freshman

Majors: For my degree, it was not difficult to get into at all. I just had to fill out an online form and wait for it to be approved by the registrar and other advisers. To get into this school in general, it is necessary to take rigorous classes in high school and prove that you can handle your academic load as well as extracurricular activities. They are looking for well rounded students.

4 College Freshman

Campus Housing: My dorm may be one of the oldest and the smallest, but it is definitely the most social. I have made many new friends this year, just on my floor! I am excited for years to come, when I will live in dorms that may be a little newer and closer to everything! Living on campus at the University of Delaware is one of the best college decisions I have made thus far.

3 College Freshman

Scholarships: I do not have many tips, other than to tell the truth. At the University of Delaware, not much financial aid is given. I am a first generation college student who is trying to put herself through college, and I hardly received any money at all.

5 College Freshman

Technology: Never had any problems with using internet or finding a computer to use.

3 College Freshman

Diversity: I haven't met any people who have very radical or very conservative beliefs. Everyone is moderate.

3 College Freshman

Transportation: Transportation on main campus is decent. For some of the other campuses, the transportation is terrible.

College Sophomore

Party Scene: I do not participate in the nightlife at UD.

3 College Sophomore

Technology: To print, we have to swipe our UD I.D. cards. It can be pretty difficult to print an important document when you have to worry about how much money you have on your flex account. In my opinion, printing should be free; it will be more convenient for us college students.

4 College Sophomore

Off-Campus Housing: In my opinion, there are some great off campus housing that provide quality rooms and are a decent distance from campus. However, the downside to off campus housing is the security. I always hear about robbery, break-ins, etc in the off campus housing areas.

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College Sophomore

Greek Life: I don't know anything about "greek life."

4 College Sophomore

Athletics: The students and faculty on the University of Delaware campus are very involved with our sports teams. At the games, there are also plenty of people there supporting the teams.

College Sophomore

Majors: I just declared my major and have not begun the major coursework.

College Sophomore

Majors: I have not had an internship quite yet.

2 College Sophomore

Weather: When it rains, getting to and from buildings across campus is a challenge. By the time I get to class, I am completely soaked and it takes the whole class period for my clothes to dry off. In addition, it is very easy to get splashed by puddles of water when you're walking on the sidewalk when a car drives by.

College Sophomore

Campus Housing: I do not live on campus.

1 College Sophomore

Diversity: As a minority on campus, I realize how little diversity there is on the University of Delaware campus. In a classroom, chances are I can count all the number or minorities on one hand (African Americans, Blacks, Hispanics, etc.) Minorities definitely stand out on the campus because there are so few of us. This needs to change.

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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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