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For Prospective Undergraduates

The study of environmental, earth, and ocean systems is a vital part of ensuring a healthy future for our planet and all its inhabitants. The College of Earth, Ocean, and Environment (CEOE) is dedicated to advancing the understanding of Earth’s natural systems and the interactions of humans with the environment through engaged interdisciplinary research, teaching, and outreach. With a deep commitment to excellence in academics, research and public outreach, CEOE’s goal is to produce well-rounded scientists, researchers, educators and policy specialists who have the broad vision and interdisciplinary background necessary to address the sweeping, interrelated issues that are part of the study of ocean, earth and environmental systems and the human and societal connections.

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Our multidisciplinary approach trains students to handle complex issues from multiple perspectives, giving them a competitive advantage in their careers.

From the classrooms and labs at our campuses in Newark and Lewes to field work throughout the state, region, and worldwide, our faculty and students are connected in active and engaging learning environments.


Still have questions about our programs for undergraduate students? Contact Keeley Powell, Assistant Dean for Undergraduate Services

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Students in the College of Earth, Ocean, and Environment are a part of the larger University of Delaware student population.  Join a club. Work on campus. Play a sport. Attend a concert. Be a Blue Hen.

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CEOE School & Departments

School of Marine Science & Policy

Advancing the understanding, stewardship, and conservation of estuarine, coastal, and ocean environments.

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Department of Geological Sciences

Discovering how geological processes have operated over various time scales to create and influence the planet’s surface environments.

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Department of Geography

Investigating the interactions between people and the environment and the processes that explain the location of human and natural phenomena.

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College of Earth, Ocean, and Environment • 111 Robinson Hall • Newark, DE 19716 • USA
Phone: 302-831-2841 • E-mail: ceoe-info@udel.edu

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