University of Delaware

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University of Delaware
Type Private
Established 1743 (1743)
President Dennis Assanis
Location Newark, Deleware, United States
Campus Suburban
Colors Blue and yellow
Nickname Fightin' Blue Hens

University of Delaware (colloquially "UD" or "UDel") is a private research university located in Newark, Delaware, United States, with satellite campuses in Dover, Wilmington, Lewes, and Georgetown. As of Fall 2016, the university offered 140 bachelor's, 115 master's, 44 doctoral, and several associate's programs.[1] UD is classified as a research university with very high research activity by the Carnegie Classification of Institutions of Higher Education.[2] The university enrolled more than 22,000 students, and it ranked 79 among national universities and 30 in "Top Public Schools" according to U.S. News & World Report's 2016 rankings.[3]

Informatics programs


The following bioinformatics-related options exist for potential students:

M.S. in Bioinformatics & Computational Biology
33 credit hours, completed in roughly two years; "Attendance in Seminar is required for three semesters for all graduate students."
Available online? No
Program URL:

P.S.M. in Bioinformatics
42 credit hours; "The internship will be in most cases completed at participating companies/institutions in the PSM program and be jointly supervised by the Faculty Advisor and a Co-Mentor in the hosting institution."
Available online? No
Program URL:

Ph.D. in Bioinformatics & Computational Biology
"Students must complete a minimum of 15 hours of coursework, plus 6 credit hours of seminar, 6 credit hours of research and 9 credit hours of doctoral dissertation"
Available online? No
Program URL:

Graduate Certificate in Bioinformatics
15 credit hours
Available online? No
Program URL:

Additional external links


  1. {cite web |url= |title=Academics |publisher=University of Delaware |accessdate=29 November 2016}}
  2. "Standard Listings". Carnegie Classification of Institutions of Higher Education. Indiana University. Retrieved 29 November 2016. 
  3. "University of Deleware". U.S. News & World Report - Best Colleges. U.S. News & World Report LLP. Retrieved 29 November 2016.