Quick Facts

  • More than 800 undergraduate students
  • UD students come from all 50 states and over 100 foreign countries
  • More than 80 faculty members
  • More than 12 areas of study
  • UD’s undergraduate student-faculty ratio: 12/1
  • 95 percent 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 percent come from a farming background.
  • 18 very active student clubs and organizations just within the college and more than 400 campus-wide.
  • All students are assigned a professional or faculty academic advisor from day one through graduation day.
  • We house one of very few Insect Ecology and Conservation programs in the nation.
  • 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 five 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.
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