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Enrollment

  • Undergraduate: 3,185*
  • Graduate: 651

Faculty

  • 140 tenured and tenure-track faculty

Academics

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

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

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

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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

What is AACSB Accreditation?

AACSB Accreditation is earned by less than 5 percent of the world’s business programs.