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University of Delaware Location, Campus Life, & Housing Information

Newark, DE

Location and Setting


Newark Population
32,549
Nearest Metropolitan Area
Philadelphia, Baltimore
Campus Size
1,000 acres

Weather

Temperature
22.4 average low in January, 81.4 average high in September
Rain
117 rainy days per year

Getting Around

Campus Map
Map
Nearest Bus Station
Newark
Nearest Train Station
12 mile(s) from campus in Wilmington

Housing


College Housing
College offers housing to students
Types of Housing
Women only housing, coed housing, disabled student housing
Students in College Housing
40% of all students
Housing Requirements
Freshmen are required to live on campus
Freshman Housing Guarantee
Freshmen are guaranteed housing
Students Living Off Campus/Commuting
60%
Off-Campus Housing Assistance
Assistance in locating off-campus housing is available

Security


24-Hour Emergency Phone/Alarm Devices
Available
24-Hour Security Patrols
Available
Late-Night Transport/Escort Services
Available
Electronically Operated Housing Entrances
Available
Other
 

Personal Support Services


Health Service
Offered
Personal Counseling
Offered
Child Care
Not offered

Sports and Recreation


Intercollegiate Athletics

Athletic Conferences
NCAA Division I
Mascot
Fightin' Blue Hens (YoUDee)
School Colors
Royal blue and gold

Intercollegiate Sports Offered

Sports Women Men
Offered Scholarships Offered Scholarships
Baseball     x x
Basketball x x x x
Cheerleading x x x x
Crew x x    
Cross-Country Running x x    
Field Hockey x x    
Football     x x
Golf x x x x
Lacrosse x x x x
Soccer x x x x
Softball x x    
Swimming And Diving x x x  
Tennis x x x x
Track And Field x x    
Volleyball x x    
Women's Sports Offered Scholarships
Baseball    
Basketball x x
Cheerleading x x
Crew x x
Cross-Country Running x x
Field Hockey x x
Football    
Golf x x
Lacrosse x x
Soccer x x
Softball x x
Swimming And Diving x x
Tennis x x
Track And Field x x
Volleyball x x
Mens's Sports Offered Scholarships
Baseball x x
Basketball x x
Cheerleading x x
Crew    
Cross-Country Running    
Field Hockey    
Football x x
Golf x x
Lacrosse x x
Soccer x x
Softball    
Swimming And Diving x  
Tennis x x
Track And Field    
Volleyball    
Women's Club Sports
bowling, equestrian sports, ice hockey, rugby, sailing
Men's Club Sports
bowling, crew, cross-country running, equestrian sports, ice hockey, rugby, sailing, track and field, wrestling

Recreational Sports

Intramural Sports
badminton, basketball, football, golf, racquetball, softball, squash, swimming and diving, table tennis, tennis, track and field, ultimate Frisbee, water polo

Student Activities


Activities and Organizations
choral groups, marching band, drama theatre, radio station, student newspaper, television station, national fraternities, national sororities
Sororities
Not reported
Fraternities
Not reported
ROTC
Army ROTC offered on campus, Air Force ROTC offered on campus

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