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Kiplinger's Best College Values

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University of Delaware (Newark, DE)

ACADEMIC QUALITY

Applicants who took SAT: 98%
Applicants who took ACT: 36%
SAT I Verbal score 600-699: 39%
SAT I Verbal score 700+: 14%
SAT I Verbal score 600+: 53%
SAT I Math score 600-699: 48%
SAT I Math score 700+: 13%
SAT I Math score 600+: 61%
ACT score 24-29: 64%
ACT score 30-36: 20%
ACT score 24+: 84%
Students applied: 24,881
Students admitted: 15,567
Admission rate: 63%
Students per faculty: 13
4-year graduation rate: 68%
6-year graduation rate: 0%

STUDENT BODY

Total enrollment: 18,322
Full-time enrolled men: 7,099
Full-time enrolled women: 9,713
Part-time enrolled men: 683
Part-time enrolled women: 827
Freshmen retained: 92%

ANNUAL COSTS

Tuition (in state): $11,540
Fees (in state): $1,290
Tuition (out of state): $30,960
Fees (out of state): $1,290
Room and board: $12,068
Est. book expense: $800
Total cost (in state): $25,698
Total cost (out of state): $45,118
Cost after need-based aid
(in state):
$16,640
Cost after non-need-based aid
(in state):
$18,578
Cost after need-based aid
(out of state):
$36,060
Cost after non-need-based aid
(out of state):
$37,998
Average debt at graduation: $34,101

FINANCIAL AID

% of aid need met: 55%
Average need-based aid: $9,058
Average non-need-based aid: $7,120

SOURCE: Peterson's Undergraduate Database (© 2016 Peterson's/Nelnet LLC. All rights reserved.), U.S. Department of Education College Scorecard.

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