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The University of Delaware is a state-assisted, privately controlled institution of higher education with an established reputation for excellence in its academic programs. One of three publicly funded institutions in Delaware, it is the states only comprehensive land-, sea-, space-, and urban-grant university, offering over two hundred programs at the undergraduate and graduate level. The University stands for excellence in the education of its undergraduate and graduate students, in scholarship, and in service to the state and to the community. The faculty is expected to excel both in the discovery and conveyance of knowledge, as well as in public service.
The University of Delaware exists to cultivate learning, develop knowledge and foster the free exchange of ideas. State-assisted yet privately governed, the University has a strong tradition of distinguished scholarship, research, teaching and service that is grounded in a commitment to increasing and disseminating scientific, humanistic and social knowledge for the benefit of the larger society. Founded in 1743 and chartered by the state in 1833, the University of Delaware today is a land-grant, sea-grant, space-grant and urban-grant university.
The University of Delaware has a great tradition of excellence, from our founding as a small private academy in 1743, to the research-intensive, technologically advanced institution of today.