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Application for First-Year Students

The application for fall 2021 remains open for students applying to the Associate in Arts Program. Students wishing to apply to the Associate in Arts program should use the Coalition application. For international students, see link below. For all other first-year students, the application for fall 2021 is now closed. The application for fall 2022 will open Aug. 1, 2021.

Application for International Students

International first-year and transfer applicants should apply using the UD Online Application. International students wishing to apply to the fall 2021 semester may still do so. The application for fall 2022 will open Aug. 1.

Application for Transfer Students

Transfer students can apply using the UD online application, which opens Aug. 1 for the following year. The application priority deadline for the spring semester is Nov. 1. The application priority deadline for the fall semester is May 1. Review the transfer website for detailed information on the transfer admissions process.

Veteran, Veteran Dependent and Military Service Members

The University of Delaware is proud to be the #4 Military Friendly? School. For questions about applying, please contact

Over-60 Tuition-Free Degree Program Undergraduate Application

The Over-60 Tuition-Free Degree Program reflects the University of Delaware’s commitment to encouraging adults to continue their studies on a part-time or full-time basis. To be eligible for free undergraduate or graduate tuition, Delaware citizens aged 60 or over must apply for admission to the University and be admitted.

Over-60 Application

Admissions Requirements

Learn more about the steps to apply and what it takes to be a Blue Hen. 


Readmission to the University

Students looking to return to UD for degree-seeking purposes can apply for readmission through the Registrar's Office.

Readmission Information and Application

Distance Learning

Distance learning provides greater flexibility to busy professionals interested in pursuing a college degree through UD. To learn more, visit the distance learning website, or click below to apply.

Distance Learning Application

Title IX

The University of Delaware does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, disability, religion, age, veteran status, gender identity or expression, or sexual orientation, or any other characteristic protected by applicable law in its employment, educational programs and activities, admissions policies, and scholarship and loan programs as required by Title IX of the Educational Amendments of 1972, the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, and other applicable statutes and University policies.  The University of Delaware also prohibits unlawful harassment including sexual harassment and sexual violence.

Title IX