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Enrollment

  • Undergraduate: 3,303*
  • Graduate: 651

Faculty

  • 140 tenured and tenure-track faculty

Academics

  • 5 departments
  • 15 undergraduate majors
  • 12 undergraduate minors
  • 10 master’s programs
  • 3 doctoral programs

*Source: UD’s Office of Institutional Research Facts & Figures

After Graduation

96% of Lerner graduates are employed or pursuing further education. The UD Career Outcomes website shows what students do after graduation. See the employment and continuing education data for Lerner bachelor’smasters or doctoral graduates.

Earning Power

Lerner MBAs ranked highest in Delaware and third highest in the region by Payscale’s 2015-16 College Salary Report.

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Opportunity At-A-Glance

  • $2 million student-managed Blue Hen Investment Club
  • Corporate Associates Program (paid graduate internships)
  • Executive Mentor Scholars
  • Cybersecurity Initiative (UDSCI/Lerner College + UD Engineering)
  • Target Case Competition
  • Master of Science in Entrepreneurship and Design (Lerner College + UD Engineering)

Location

  • One hour/Philadelphia + Baltimore
  • Two hours/NYC + Washington DC

Top Employers

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  • Capital One Logo
  • Chase Logo
  • Delmarva Power Logo
  • DuPont Logo
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  • Navient Logo
  • PECO Logo
  • PwC Logo
  • PBF Energy Logo
  • Siemens Logo
  • Synchrogenix Logo
  • University of Delaware Logo
  • U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Logo

Milestones

  • 1917 – Undergraduate Major in Business Administration
  • 1952 – Masters in Business Administration
  • 1965 – College of Business and Economics
  • 1966 – Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB) Accreditation (undergraduate)
  • 1982 – Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB) Accreditation (graduate)
  • 1995 – Economics Awards First Doctoral Degree
  • 2002 – Renamed Alfred Lerner College of Business & Economics
  • 2008 – Lerner College Trading Center
  • 2011 – JPMorgan Chase Innovation Center
  • 2014 – Graduate Hub at One South Main
  • 2015 – Advanced Learning Interactive Classroom Environment – at UD Marriott

AACSB Accredited

Lerner is accredited by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB International). AACSB accreditation is earned by less than 5 percent of the world’s business programs.