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Quick Facts

  • Approximately 750 Undergraduate Students
  • UD students come from all 50 states and over 100 foreign countries
  • Over 80 faculty members
  • More than 14 areas of study
  • UD’s undergraduate student-faculty ratio: 12/1
  • 95% of courses at UD are taught by full-time faculty
  • Unlike many other U.S. Colleges of Agriculture, we have a 350-acre teaching and research complex that’s right on our main campus
  • Most of our students are from urban and suburban areas and less than 2% come from a farming background
  • 18 very active student clubs and organizations just within the college.  There are over 300 campus-wide.
  • All students are assigned a professional or faculty academic advisor from day one through graduation day
  • We house one of the very few Insect Ecology and Conservation programs in the U.S.A.
  • We have a 35 acre on-site ecology woods
  • More than 3,000 species and cultivars of perennials, shrubs, and trees in 12 gardens on 15 acres comprise our UD Botanic Gardens
  • Our two apiaries are home to 50 hives which translates to as many as 5 million honey bees providing pollination services to the surrounding fields and gardens
  • In addition to chickens, horses, sheep, and black angus beef cattle, we have a 100-herd dairy that produces the milk to make the ice cream sold at our UDairy Creamery