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4 College Sophomore

Off-Campus Housing: There are so many places to live off campus! The great thing about off campus is that even though it is "off campus" it's so close that you still feel like you're living on campus. There are all different price ranges and locations of apartments, town houses, and houses.

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3 College Sophomore

Diversity: There are a lot of people with different personalities and beliefs, but when it comes to races we need to diversify more. There are a solid amount of international students, but still the University is trying to expand its diversity.

3 College Sophomore

Weather: It rains often and recently has been very windy. However, the fall time and the spring time are absolutely beautiful. People are always outside, playing frisbee, having a snack, or even just studying on our green.

4 College Sophomore

Transportation: UD's campus is walkable, however there are shuttles that go around campus. They come frequently to several stops around campus and even have wifi! On Saturday's there is usually a UD shuttle that will bring you to the mall and then pick you up after. The mall is 10/15 minutes away!

5 College Sophomore

Off-Campus Dining: UD has Main Street which has everything you could want to eat and more! I absolutely love all the restaurants and cafes. If you ever come there are some must haves: Kate's nachos, Iron Hill's sweet potato fries, and Homegrown grilled cheese.

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3 College Sophomore

Drug Safety: The drug scene at UD isn't really big. However, there is a big party scene. UD cares about safety and makes sure to mention the fact that we encourage amnesty.

3 College Sophomore

Scholarships: I did not receive anything for scholarships. But, I did receive a grant. The interest rate at UD is less than taking out other loans. I wish I got a scholarship because I do so much for the University, but not everyone receives merit based scholarships.

4 College Sophomore

Campus Quality: UD is constantly renovating and building new facilities. Our gym, the "little bob" just got renovated and is absolutely breath taking. The gym is three levels with new equipment on each floor. There is also a pool, a diving pool, a rock climbing wall, a gym, work out studio rooms, racquet ball courts and even more!

5 College Sophomore

Overall Experience: I am obsessed with UD. The school is medium sized, but with big school opportunities. There are so many opportunities to have an amazing college career and there are even more opportunities to get a job after college. Everyone here is social and friendly and just wants to make friends.

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3 College Sophomore

Campus Food: There are 5 dining halls around campus. Russell is definitely the best one, but the others are still good. Sometimes you get food thats undercooked or overcooked, but in that case you can file a complaint to the manager and they usually fix the problems. Regardless, it's college food. It will never be as good as home cooked meals.

5 College Sophomore

Academics: I came to Delaware because it is very easy to double major and include minors. I am in the business school and because so many of our core classes overlap, double majoring is simple. It really only requires that you add on 5-7 extra classes as long as you stay within the same college.

5 College Sophomore

Academics: I'm a business school student and I absolutely love everything about it. My teachers are all relatable and kind. Sometimes the courses are difficult, but in a good-challenging way! My teachers offer office hours and are always there and willing to answer any of my questions.

3 College Sophomore

Parking: Parking is available for students, but it is hard to find spots around class areas so it's more efficient to walk to class. When it comes to permits, parking goes by seniority therefore as a freshman you won't get a spot close to your dorm. AKA totally not worth getting a permit.

4 College Sophomore

Greek Life: Greek like is about 21% of the school. If you're in greek life it seems like it's a HUGE part of the university, but if you're not it isn't important. They do throw most of the parties on campus but you can usually get in as long as your ratio is good!

3 College Sophomore

Administration: The police can suck sometimes because they especially like to ticket things like J-Walking. Otherwise, our campus is fairly lenient with visitors and have no gender restriction policy.

3 College Junior

Greek Life: Greek life is good and they are of course known for parties. However they also throw other events and do community out reach which is great.

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4 College Junior

Transportation: Transportation at University of Delaware is great. Buses make constant stops and travel throughout the entire campus. They even have a late night shuttle bus. In addition if you do not want to walk alone on campus late at night, there is a number you can call and public safety will come pick you up.

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4 College Sophomore

Off-Campus Housing: There are many off campus apartments located right next to the school with reasonable prices. The shuttle buses stop also there which is great!

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3 College Sophomore

Local Area: There is not much to do outside of the college town, but students here are extremely friendly and there is always something to do on campus.

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3 College Sophomore

Parking: There are close to no free-parking spaces and parking permits are ridiculously expensive.

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1 College Sophomore

Administration: Overly strict, especially post-I'm Schmacked. Still, Delaware has a great party scene. On the upside, if you're sickly drunk, a cop will find you and help you (you'll still get in trouble, but just with the school)

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4 College Sophomore

Off-Campus Dining: Newark is a great college town and offers a lot of alternative options to the dining halls. Main Street contains plenty of offerings-everything from Diners to Panera Bread.

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4 College Sophomore

Majors: I have been impressed with my school, particularly some of my fellow students who are also particularly career oriented. The facilities are impressive. Also, some of the student run groups are very organized and professional. Generally my teachers have been good but there are the occasional clowns that you'll get a class with.

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3 College Sophomore

Diversity: Racial diversity is marginal. The vast majority of student are white. The 2nd greatest presence are Asian students. I'd say the student body is pretty 50/50 on the political spectrum, but out of state students are usually conservative (probably because out of state tuition is so high, thus wealthier family can afford it)

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4 College Sophomore

Health & Safety: Very safe, lots of campus police and help buttons around campus.

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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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