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University of Delaware

THE UNIVERSITY OF Delaware (UD) is the largest university in Delaware. The main campus is located in Newark, with satellite campuses in Dover, Wilmington, Lewes, and Georgetown. Approximately 16,000 undergraduate and 3,000 graduate students attend this university annually. Although UD receives public funding for being a land-grant, sea-grant, space-grant, and urban-grant state-supported research institution, it is also privately chartered. The university's endowment is currently valued at about $1.2 billion. In 2007, UD was ranked 15th nationally in Kiplinger's Personal Finance magazine list of the 100 best public institutions of higher education. The University of Delaware was also ranked 15th best value for in-state students and 10th best value for out-of-state students. Seven academic colleges confer degrees at UD.

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