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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: 32%
SAT I Verbal score 600-699: 38%
SAT I Verbal score 700+: 11%
SAT I Verbal score 600+: 49%
SAT I Math score 600-699: 45%
SAT I Math score 700+: 13%
SAT I Math score 600+: 58%
ACT score 24-29: 62%
ACT score 30-36: 21%
ACT score 24+: 83%
Students applied: 25,032
Students admitted: 16,491
Admission rate: 66%
Students per faculty: 13
4-year graduation rate: 68%
6-year graduation rate: 0%

STUDENT BODY

Total enrollment: 18,141
Full-time enrolled men: 7,025
Full-time enrolled women: 9,678
Part-time enrolled men: 659
Part-time enrolled women: 779
Freshmen retained: 92%

ANNUAL COSTS

Tuition (in state): $11,230
Fees (in state): $1,290
Tuition (out of state): $30,130
Fees (out of state): $1,290
Room and board: $12,146
Est. book expense: $800
Total cost (in state): $25,466
Total cost (out of state): $44,366
Cost after need-based aid
(in state):
$16,475
Cost after non-need-based aid
(in state):
$18,429
Cost after need-based aid
(out of state):
$35,375
Cost after non-need-based aid
(out of state):
$37,329
Average debt at graduation: $32,705

FINANCIAL AID

% of aid need met: 75%
Average need-based aid: $8,991
Average non-need-based aid: $7,037

SOURCE: Peterson's Undergraduate Database. (© 2015 Peterson's/Nelnet LLC. All rights reserved.), U.S. Department of Education College Scorecard.

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