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For Prospective Undergraduates

The College of Earth, Ocean and Environment provides invaluable experiential learning both in the field and with state-of-the-art classroom technology. CEOE majors develop skills in high demand in today's job market, including Geographic Information Systems (GIS), data analysis, coding, statistics and more.

Plan a visit to the Newark campus to learn more about studying at the University of Delaware and CEOE.

Specific programs are offered in the following majors:

Earth Science Education (B.S.)
Environmental Science (B.S.)
Environmental Studies (B.A.)
Geography (B.A.)
Geography Education (B.A.)
Geological Sciences (B.A. or B.S.)
Marine Science - Marine Biology or Oceanography concentrations (B.S.)
GIScience and Environmental Data Analytics (B.S.) Meteorology and Climatology (B.S.)


Students in any major, whether in CEOE or another UD college, can earn the Eco-Entrepreneurship Certificate through Horn Entrepreneurship. Use your UD education to not only learn about environmental challenges, but also come up with solutions!

Information on CEOE minors is available on the Degrees Offered page.

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

Want to be a Blue Hen?

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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Discover Our World!

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Graduate student Abdul Qadir puts love of geography to use through data science.

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UD study finds direct links between old carbon, graphite and seafloor hydrothermal vents.
Helga Huntley

Tracking ocean pollution

Uncovering new clues about how oil, other pollutants move in ocean
Asia Dowtin

Stemflow study

Investigating how rainwater travels in urban forests
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Horseshoe Crabs and Artificial Bait

We are working to identify chemoattractants in horseshoe crabs and produce an artificial bait, reducing the reliance on horseshoe crabs in the eel and conch fisheries.

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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 Earth 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 and Spatial Sciences

Providing a unique spatial perspective that seeks to explain patterns of differences and commonality across the human and natural environment.

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College of Earth, Ocean, and Environment • 111 Robinson Hall • Newark, DE 19716 • USA • Phone: 302-831-8062
Geography and Spatial Sciences: 302-831-2294 • Earth Sciences: 302-831-2569 • Marine Science and Policy: 302-645-4212 • E-mail: ceoe-info@udel.edu

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