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Tuition

$7,516

$7,516

not including room and board

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Not Selective

89%

acceptance rate

Accepted 422
Declined + 50
Total Received 472
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undergraduateRatios

40%

60%

male

female

1  :  19

teacher

students

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Most Popular Majors

  1. Elementary Education
  2. Biology
  3. Health/Physical Education/Recreation
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School Facts

Delta State, founded as a teachers' college in 1924, is a public university. Its 339-acre campus is located in Cleveland, in the Mississippi Delta.

Public/private Public
Campus Enrollment 4,785
Established in 1924
Coeducational Coeducational College, Founded Coeducational College
Accredited by •  AAFCS (American Association of Family and Consumer Sciences)
•  ADiA (American Dietetic Association)
•  CACREP (Council for Accreditation of Counseling and Related Educational Programs)
•  CCNE (Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education)
•  CSWE (Council on Social Work Education)
•  NASAD (National Association of Schools of Art and Design)
•  NASM (National Association of Schools of Music)
•  NCATE (National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education)
•  SACS (Southern Assn. of Colleges and Schools)

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Codes

SAT 1163
ACT 2190

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Public

2,638

undergraduate students

2,147

graduate students

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Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

30-36
6%
24-29
20%
18-23
46%
12-17
26%
6-11
2%
Below 6
0
30-36
1%
24-29
17%
18-23
36%
12-17
46%
6-11
0
Below 6
0
30-36
3%
24-29
16%
18-23
58%
12-17
23%
6-11
0
Below 6
0
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Cleveland, MS

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Cleveland, MS

332-acre campus in Cleveland (population: 12,206), 40 miles from Greenville; branch campuses in Clarksdale and Greenville. Served by bus; major airports serve Jackson (130 miles) and Memphis (110 miles); train serves Grenada (60 miles).

Delta State University
1003 West Sunflower Road
Cleveland, MS 38733

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Campus Life

yes
Housing available
18%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
81%
Percent of freshmen that live in campus-owned housing
yes
Students are required to live in school housing
yes
Students may have cars on campus

Greek Life

 
8 fraternities 15% of male students
 
6 sororities 12% of female students

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

30-36
6%
24-29
20%
18-23
46%
12-17
26%
6-11
2%
Below 6
0
30-36
1%
24-29
17%
18-23
36%
12-17
46%
6-11
0
Below 6
0
30-36
3%
24-29
16%
18-23
58%
12-17
23%
6-11
0
Below 6
0

Admissions Facts

Application fee $25
Common application accepted no
Application deadline May 1 (priority deadline)
August 1
School has early decision program no
School has early action program no
Admissions interview
(required or recommended)
Required/GED accepted
SAT/ACT requirements SAT Reasoning only Considered if submitted
SAT Subject Tests Considered if submitted
ACT only Required

Admissions Factors

Very Important

Secondary school record
Standardized test scores

Important

Class rank

Not Considered

Alumni/ae relationship
Character/ personal qualities
Essay
Extracurricular activities
Geographical residence
Interview
Minority affiliation
Particular talent/ability
Recommendations
Religious affiliation/commitment
State residency
Volunteer Work
Work Experience

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Not Selective

89%

acceptance rate

Accepted 422
Declined + 50
Total Received 472

Admissions Contact

Debbie Heslep
Dean of Enrollment Management
P: 662 846-4020
F: 662 846-4684
admissions@deltastate.edu

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Varsity Sports

M W
baseball
basketball
cross-country
diving
football
golf
soccer
softball
swimming
tennis

Athletic Facts

Athletic conference memberships
Gulf South Conference (Division II)
Mascot
Statesmen/Lady Statesmen
School colors
forest green and white
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Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Accountancy
Accounting
Art
Athletic Training
Aviation Management
Biology
Business Administration
Chemistry
Commercial Aviation
Communication Studies/Theatre Arts
Community Development
Computer Information Systems
Counseling
Educational Administration/Supervision
Elementary Education
English
English Education
Environmental Science
Family/Consumer Sciences
Finance
Flight Operations
Foreign Languages
General Business
Geospatial Information Sciences
Health/Physical Education/Recreation
History
Hospitality Services Management
Insurance/Real Estate
Interdisciplinary Studies
Journalism
Liberal Studies
Management
Marketing
Mathematical Education
Mathematics
Mathematics Education
Music
Music Education
Music Industry Studies
Natural Sciences
Nursing
Nursing Practice
Political Science
Professional Studies in Education
Psychology
Secondary Education
Social Justice/Criminology
Social Science Education
Social Sciences
Social Work
Special Education
Speech/Hearing Sciences
Sport/Human Performance
Teaching (Alternate Route)
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Undergraduate

55%

2,638
students

Female
60%
1,588

Male
40%
1,050

Graduate

45%

2,147
students

Female
72%
1,546

Male
28%
601

undergraduateFull-time

82%

2,166
students

Female
61%
1,302

Male
39%
864

undergraduatePart-time

18%

472
students

Female
61%
286

Male
39%
186

Student Break-down

3%
Nonresident aliens
35%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
American Indian or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
1%
Hispanic/Latino
59%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
< 1%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic/Latino

Transfer Admissions

95%

Transfer applicants accepted

82%

Applicants accepted who enroll

Transfer Requirements

Minimum requirements College GPA: 2.00
High school transcript Recommended of Some
College transcript(s) Required of All
Statement of good standing from prior institution(s) Required of All
Interview Not Required/Recommended
Standardized test scores Recommended of Some
Essay or personal statement Not Required/Recommended

Transfer Application Deadlines

Fall: rolling

Spring: rolling

Summer: rolling

Transfer Credits

Maximum transfered

93

semester hours

Minimum transfers must complete

31

semester hours

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Counseling services

  • Academic
  • Birth control
  • Career
  • Personal
  • Psychological

Remedial services offered

  • Math
  • Reading
  • Study skills
  • Writing

Career placement services

  • Career/job search classes
  • Interview training
  • On-campus job interviews
  • Resume assistance
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Percent of the campus accessible to physically disabled students

Not Reported

Additional services

  • Day care
  • Health insurance
  • Health service
  • Nonremedial tutoring
  • Placement service

Special programs for physically disabled students

  • Interpreters for hearing-impaired
  • Tape recorders
  • Tutors

International Students

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens 22
Countries most often represented Australia
Canada
France
Germany
South Africa
The United Kingdom
Special services offered for international applicants International student center
Special orientation

International Student Contact

Elise Mallette
Student Success Advisor
662 846-4574
emallette@deltastate.edu

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