The University of Delaware remains in the upper tier of colleges and universities in the United States, according to recent rankings released by U.S. News & World Report and the Wall Street Journal.
UD advanced 13 slots to the rank of #76 among the nation’s best overall universities, according to U.S. News & World Report. Also, UD placed 36 among top public national universities, up two spots from last year.
UD ranked #86 in the WSJ/College Pulse 2024 Best Colleges in the U.S., which rates the top 400 universities in the country.
In a shift in methodologies, the 2024 Wall Street Journal rankings rankings prioritize the learning environment, career preparation, how much a college improves its students’ chances of graduating and how much it boosts salaries earned after graduation.
“The university is proud of the transformative and enduring impact it makes on the world through education, research and engagement with our community. These most recent high-profile rankings recognize the dedication and hard work of our amazing faculty and staff to provide a world-class experience to our students,” said President Dennis Assanis. “We are inspired to continue striving for even greater levels of excellence.”
Delaware State University ranked No. 111 in regional universities, ninth among Historically Black Colleges and Universities and 40th in Top Public Schools in the US News report.
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