SUSTAINING THE WORLD THROUGH SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY
- 700 Undergraduate Students
UD students come from all 50 states and over 100 foreign countries.
- Over 80 faculty members
- More than 20 areas of study
- UD’s undergraduate student-faculty ratio: 12/1
- 95% of courses at UD are taught by full-time faculty
- Unlike many other U.S. Colleges of Agriculture, we have a 350-acre teaching and research complex that’s right on our main campus.
- Most of our students are from urban and suburban areas and less than 2% come from a farming background
- 16 very active student clubs and organizations just within the college. There are over 300 campus-wide.
- All students are assigned a professional or faculty academic advisor from day 1 through graduation day.
- We house one of the very few Entomology programs in the U.S.A.
- We have a 35 acre on-site ecology woods
- More than 3,000 species and cultivars of perennials, shrubs, and trees in 12 gardens on 15 acres comprise our UD Botanic Gardens
- Our two apiaries are home to 50 hives which translates to as many as 5 million honey bees providing pollination services to the surrounding fields and gardens.
- In addition to chickens, horses, sheep, and black angus beef cattle, we have a 100-herd dairy that produces the milk to make the ice cream sold at our UDairy Creamery.