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UD High Profile Rankings Trends

U.S. Ranking Trends:

  • U.S. News Best Colleges
  • U.S. News Top Public Schools
  • Academic Ranking of World Universities (ARWU) World Ranking of U.S. Institutions
  • Kiplinger’s 100 Best Values in Public Colleges

Global Ranking Trends:

  • Academic Ranking of World Universities (ARWU) Global Ranking
  • QS World Rankings
  • Times Higher Education World Ranking
  • U.S. News Best Global Universities

Listing of UD Primary Rankings

Bloomberg Businessweek

Bloomberg Businessweek (2015)

  • Undergraduate Business School Ranking: 96 (out of 187)
  • Part-Time MBA Ranking: 45 (out of 178)
Fiske Guide to Colleges

UD Featured in Fiske’s 2017 Guide to Colleges  | Fiske Guide

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Forbes' Rankings

Forbes’ America’s Top Colleges Ranking (2016)  | UD Profile & Rankings

  • Overall UD Ranking: 137 (out of 660)  Rankings
  • Among Public Colleges Ranking: 27
  • Among Research Universities Ranking: 63
  • Among Northeast Region: 63

Forbes’ Best Value Schools Ranking (2016)

  • Best Value Schools Ranking: 119 (out of 300)  Rankings
Kiplinger's Best College Values

Kiplinger’s 100 Best Values in Public Colleges (2017)  | UD Profile & Overall Rankings

Kiplinger’s Best College Values (Public & Private Combined) (2017)

National Research Council (NRC) Rankings

National Research Council (NRC) Rankings (2011)  | Rankings & Methodology (Rankings below are 5th Percentile)

  • Animal Sciences:  Regression-Based Ranking: 32; Survey-Based Ranking: 42
  • Art History (History of Art, Architecture and Archaeology):  Regression-Based Ranking: 16; Survey-Based Ranking: 27
  • Biological Sciences (Biology/Integrated Biology/Integrated Biomedical Sciences):  Regression-Based Ranking: 36; Survey-Based Ranking: 20
  • Biomechanics and Movement Science (Kinesiology):  Regression-Based Ranking: 8; Survey-Based Ranking: 5
  • Chemical Engineering:  Regression-Based Ranking: 10; Survey-Based Ranking: 6
  • Chemistry and Biochemistry (Chemistry):  Regression-Based Ranking: 53; Survey-Based Ranking: 88
  • Civil Engineering (Civil and Environmental Engineering):  Regression-Based Ranking: 24; Survey-Based Ranking: 13
  • Climatology (Earth Sciences):  Regression-Based Ranking: 49; Survey-Based Ranking: 50
  • Computer and Information Sciences (Computer Sciences): Regression-Based Ranking: 53; Survey-Based Ranking: 68
  • Economics: Regression-Based Ranking: 59; Survey-Based Ranking: 102
  • Electrical and Computer Engineering:  Regression-Based Ranking: 49; Survey-Based Ranking: 49
  • English:  Regression-Based Ranking: 44; Survey-Based Ranking: 69
  • Geology (Earth Sciences):  Regression-Based Ranking: 113; Survey-Based Ranking: 122
  • History:  Regression-Based Ranking: 55; Survey-Based Ranking: 87
  • Human Development and Family Studies (Sociology):  Regression-Based Ranking: 105; Survey-Based Ranking: 83
  • Linguistics:  Regression-Based Ranking: 12; Survey-Based Ranking: 10
  • Marine Studies (Oceanography, Atmospheric Sciences and Meteorology):  Regression-Based Ranking: 18; Survey-Based Ranking: 19
  • Materials Science and Engineering:  Regression-Based Ranking: 13; Survey-Based Ranking: 24
  • Mathematics:  Regression-Based Ranking: 18; Survey-Based Ranking: 12
  • Mechanical Engineering:  Regression-Based Ranking: 29; Survey-Based Ranking: 28
  • Oceanography (Oceanography, Atmospheric Sciences and Meteorology):  Regression-Based Ranking: 23; Survey-Based Ranking: 18
  • Physics:  Regression-Based Ranking: 53; Survey-Based Ranking: 48
  • Plant and Soil Sciences (Plant Sciences):  Regression-Based Ranking: 33; Survey-Based Ranking: 18
  • Political Science & International Relations (Political Science):  Regression-Based Ranking: 92; Survey-Based Ranking: 60
  • Psychology:  Regression-Based Ranking: 74; Survey-Based Ranking: 71
  • Sociology (Sociology):  Regression-Based Ranking: 83; Survey-Based Ranking: 77
  • Urban Affairs & Public Policy (Public Affairs, Public Policy and Public Administration):  Regression-Based Ranking: 9; Survey-Based Ranking: 25
The Princeton Review

The Princeton Review (2018)  | UD Profile

  • Best Colleges (one of 382)  Rankings | Methodology
  • Best Regional Colleges: Northeastern (one of 229)
  • 2017 Best Value Colleges – “Colleges That Pay You Back”  (one of 200)  Rankings | Methodology
Time Inc.---Fortune.com---MONEY

MONEY’s Best Colleges for your Money (2016)  | UD Profile and Overall Rankings

U.S. News - Best Colleges Rankings

U.S. News Best Colleges Rankings (2018) | UD Profile & Overall Rankings

U.S. News - Best Undergraduate Program Rankings

U.S. News Best Undergraduate Programs (2018) | UD Profile & Overall Rankings

U.S. News - Best Graduate Schools and Best Online Program Rankings

U.S. News Best Graduate Schools Rankings (2018) | UD Overall Rankings

U.S. News Best Online Programs Rankings (2017) | UD Overall Rankings

Wall Street Journal/Times Higher Education (THE) College Rankings

Wall Street Journal/Times Higher Education (THE) College Rankings (2018)  | UD Profile and Overall Rankings

  • U.S. Ranking: 149 (out of 1,056)  Rankings | Methodology
    • Overall score = 64.0
    • Resources = 15.8
    • Engagement = 16.7
    • Outcomes = 27.1
    • Environment = 4.4

Listing of UD Global Rankings

Academic Ranking of World Universities (ARWU) by Shanghai Jiao Tong University

(ARWU) Academic Ranking of World Universities (2016)  | UD Profile and Overall Rankings

  • World University Ranking (Global): 151-200 (out of 500)  Rankings | Methodology
  • World University Ranking (U.S. – National Ranking): 62-71 (out of 137)
Center for World University Rankings (CWUR)

Center for World University Rankings (CWUR) (2016)  | UD Profile and Overall Rankings

National Taiwan University World Rankings

National Taiwan University World Rankings (2016):  Performance Ranking of Scientific Papers for World Universities

  • Overall Ranking: 309 (out of 500)  Rankings | Methodology
  • Field Rankings:
    • Agriculture: 251 (out of 300)  Rankings
    • Engineering: 187 (out of 300)  Rankings
    • Natural Sciences: 202 (out of 300)  Rankings
    • Social Sciences: 233 (out of 300)  Rankings
  • Subject Rankings:
    • Chemical Engineering: 98 (out of 300)  Rankings
    • Chemistry: 142 (out of 300)  Rankings
    • Civil Engineering: 205 (out of 300)  Rankings
    • Electrical Engineering: 209 (out of 300)  Rankings
    • Environment/Ecology: 216 (out of 300)  Rankings
    • Geoscience: 221 (out of 300)  Rankings
    • Material Science: 153 (out of 300)  Rankings
    • Mechanical Engineering: 200 (out of 300)  Rankings
    • Physics: 258 (out of 300)  Rankings
    • Plant & Animal Science: 256 (out of 300)  Rankings
Times Higher Education (THE) World University Rankings

Times Higher Education (THE) World University Rankings (2018)  | UD Profile and Overall Rankings

  • World University Ranking: 201-250 (out of 1,102)  Rankings | Methodology
  • Top Universities in the U.S.:  63 (out of 154)  Rankings
  • World University Rankings by Subject
University Ranking by Academic Performance (URAP)

University Ranking by Academic Performance (URAP) (2016-17) 

  • World Ranking (Global): 330 (out of 2,000)  Rankings | Methodology
  • World Ranking (U.S. – National Ranking): 92 (out of 314)  Rankings
  • Field Based Rankings:
    • Biological Sciences: 317 (out of 1,000)  Rankings
    • Chemical Engineering: 184 (out of 510)  Rankings
    • Chemical Sciences: 172 (out of 1,000)  Rankings
    • Civil Engineering: 220 (out of 410)  Rankings
    • Commerce, Management, Tourism and Services: 324 (out of 400)  Rankings
    • Earth Sciences: 181 (out of 500)  Rankings
    • Education: 219 (out of 500)  Rankings
    • Electrical Engineering: 177 (out of 500)  Rankings
    • Engineering: 186 (out of 1,000)  Rankings
    • Environmental Sciences: 299 (out of 430)  Rankings
    • History: 181 (out of 200)  Rankings
    • Information and Computing Sciences: 257 (out of 750)  Rankings
    • Language, Communication and Culture: 190 (out of 400)  Rankings
    • Material Science: 248 (out of 500)  Rankings
    • Mathematical Sciences: 383 (out of 750)  Rankings
    • Mechanical Engineering: 182 (out of 500)  Rankings
    • Medical and Health Sciences: 555 (out of 1,000)  Rankings
    • Physical Sciences: 183 (out of 1,000)  Rankings
    • Psychology: 230 (out of 500)  Rankings
    • Psychology and Cognitive Sciences: 298 (out of 750)  Rankings
    • Studies in Human Society: 337 (out of 500)  Rankings
    • Technology: 146 (out of 500)  Rankings
U.S. News - Best Global Universities Rankings

U.S. News Best Global Universities Rankings (2017)  | UD Overall Rankings

QS World University Rankings

QS World University Rankings (2018)  | UD Profile and Overall Ranking

Listing of Additional Acclaims

The Chronicle's Great Colleges to Work For

The Chronicle’s Great Colleges to Work For (2016)

Military Friendly® Schools List and Top 10 Gold Award

Victory Media’s 2017 Military Friendly® Schools List and Top 10 Gold Award | UD Profilemfs17_top10-1mfs17_designation

  • UD Named to Victory Media’s 2017 Military Friendly® Schools List   Complete Listing | Methodology
  • UD Named fourth among the Top 10 Gold Military Friendly® School Award winners in the category of Tier One Research Institutions for 2017  Award Details
New York Times Top Colleges Doing the Most for the American Dream

The New York Times College Access Index (2017)

PayScale College Salary Report

PayScale College Salary Report (2015-16)  | UD Profile PayScale College ROI graphic_2016

Public University Honors’ Inside Honors Top 50 Public Honors Programs

Public University Honors’ Inside Honors Top 50 Public Honors Programs (2016)

  • Delaware Honors Program: 12-22 out of 50 (earned 4.5 out of 5 mortarboards) Rankings | Methodology
WalletHub Best College Towns & Cities

WalletHub Best College Towns & Cities (2016)

Washington Monthly College Guide and Rankings

Washington Monthly College Guide and Rankings (2017)

  • Best National Universities: 79 (out of 303) Rankings | Methodology  [2016: 95 (out of 303)]
  • Best Bang for the Buck – Northeast: 149 (out of 385) Rankings | Methodology  [2016: 179 (out of 386)]