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University of Delaware

LC control no.n 80126273
Descriptive conventionsrda
Corporate name headingUniversity of Delaware
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Variant(s)Newark (Del.). University of Delaware
Delaware. University
See alsoMergee: Delaware College
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Mergee: Women's College of Delaware
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Other standard no.Q1068072
Beginning date1921
Associated countryUnited States
LocatedNewark (Del.)
Field of activityEducation, Higher
Found inThe American university, 1985: p. 158-168 (the Academy of Newark was chartered in 1769; Feb 1833 a new charter re-created it as Newark College, incorporating the Academy as its preparatory branch; 1843 name of Newark College changed to Delaware College, which closed in 1859. The Newark Academy remained open, and in 1869 was formally separated from the college. In 1870 Delaware College was re-opened as the state's designated land-grant college; merged with the Women's College in 1921 to form the University of Delaware)
Wikipedia, viewed Oct. 15, 2020 (The University of Delaware (colloquially UD or Delaware) is a private-public research university located in Newark, Delaware. UD is the largest university in Delaware. It offers three associate's programs, 148 bachelor's programs, 121 master's programs (with 13 joint degrees), and 55 doctoral programs across its eight colleges.[6] The main campus is in Newark, with satellite campuses in Dover, Wilmington, Lewes, and Georgetown. It is considered a large institution with approximately 18,200 undergraduate and 4,200 graduate students. It is a privately governed university which receives public funding for being a land-grant, sea-grant and space-grant state-supported research institution.)
Associated languageeng