Delaware State University

Dover, DE

Delaware State University

Dover, DE

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Tuition & Fees

$8,358

$18,280

not including housing and food

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undergraduateRatios

35%

male

65%

female

-

students

1

faculty

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Very Selective

39%

acceptance rate

Accepted 4,452
Declined 6,865
Total Received 11,317
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Public

4,727

undergraduate students

536

graduate students

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Location

School Facts

Founded in 1891, Delaware State University is a public land-grant research university. Its 400-acre campus is located one mile north of Dover's city limits.

Official website Visit website
Application link Apply online
Public/private Public
Campus enrollment 5,263
Established in 1891
Coeducational Coeducational
Historically Black college/university yes

400-acre campus in Dover (population: 37,538), 45 miles from Wilmington; branch campuses in Georgetown and Wilmington. Served by bus; major airport serves Philadelphia (75 miles); train serves Wilmington. School operates transportation to shopping areas and internship locations. Public transportation serves campus.

  • Campus Setting: Small-medium city

Delaware State University
1200 North Dupont Highway
Dover, DE
19901

Campus Life

yes
Housing available
63%
of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
79%
of freshmen that live in campus-owned housing
no
Students are not required to live in school housing
no
Students may not have cars on campus
no
Alcohol is not permitted on campus to students of legal age

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% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
9%
Top 1/4
26%
Top 1/2
64%
Bottom 1/2
36%
Bottom 1/4
11%

Test Scores

Average freshman score by percentile.

75th
520
25th
420
75th
490
25th
390
75th
23
25th
15
75th
20
25th
16
75th
22
25th
17

Admissions Facts

Application fee $35
Admissions interview (required or recommended) Neither
Application deadline (priority deadline) February 1
SAT/ACT requirements SAT or ACT Required

Very Selective

39%

acceptance rate

Accepted 4,452
Declined 6,865
Total Received 11,317

Admissions Factors

Required

TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language)
Admission test scores
Secondary School Record
Secondary School GPA

Recommended

Completion of college-preparatory program

Neither required nor recommended

Formal demonstration of competencies
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)
Secondary School Rank
Recommendations

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Counseling services

  • Academic
  • Career
  • Military
  • Minority student
  • Older student
  • Personal
  • Psychological
  • Religious
  • Veteran student

Remedial services offered

  • Math
  • Reading
  • Study skills
  • Writing

Career placement services

  • Alumni network
  • Career/job search classes
  • Co-op education
  • Interest inventory
  • Internships
  • Interview training
  • On-campus job interviews
  • Resume assistance

Percent of the campus accessible to physically disabled students

95%

Additional services

  • Health insurance
  • Health service
  • Nonremedial tutoring
  • Placement service

Special programs for physically disabled students

  • Adaptive equipment
  • Braille services
  • Interpreters for hearing-impaired
  • Note-taking services
  • Reader services
  • Special transportation
  • Talking books
  • Tutors

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Financial Aid

73%

Of undergraduate students
receiving financial aid

$10,120

Average financial aid

Cost

in-state out-of-state
Tuition $7,038
Housing $7,490
Food $4,628
Additional fees $1,320
Books & supplies $2,000
Total $22,476
Average Financial Aid - $10,120
Total with Avg. Aid $12,356

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Financial Aid Office


P: 302 857-6250
F: 302 857-6251

Varsity Sports

M W
All track combined yes yes
Baseball yes
Basketball yes yes
Bowling yes
Equestrian yes
Football yes
Golf yes
Lacrosse yes
Soccer yes
Softball yes
Tennis yes
Volleyball yes

Intramural/Recreational Sports

basketball, cross-country, equestrian sports, football, soccer, softball, tennis, track and field (indoor/outdoor), volleyball

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Athletic Facts

Athletic conference memberships
NCAA, Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference (Division I, Football I-AA)

Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Accounting. yes
Aeronautics/Aviation/Aerospace Science and Technology, General. yes
Agricultural Business and Management, General. yes
American History (United States). yes
Apparel and Textiles, General. yes
Applied Mathematics, General. yes yes
Art Teacher Education. yes yes
Art/Art Studies, General. yes
Aviation/Airway Management and Operations. yes
Biological and Biomedical Sciences, Other. yes
Biology Teacher Education. yes
Biology/Biological Sciences, General. yes yes
Biology/Biotechnology Technology/Technician. yes
Broadcast Journalism. yes
Business Administration and Management, General. yes yes
Business and Innovation/Entrepreneurship Teacher Education. yes
Business/Managerial Economics. yes
Chemistry, General. yes yes yes
Chemistry, Other. yes
Community Health and Preventive Medicine. yes
Computer Science. yes yes
Consumer Economics. yes
Criminology. yes
Design and Applied Arts, Other. yes
Education, General. yes yes
Education, Other. yes
Educational Leadership and Administration, General. yes yes yes
Elementary Education and Teaching. yes
Engineering Physics/Applied Physics. yes
English Language and Literature, General. yes
English/Language Arts Teacher Education. yes
Environmental Science. yes
Environmental/Natural Resources Management and Policy, General. yes yes
Exercise Science and Kinesiology. yes
Family and Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences, General. yes yes
Finance, General. yes
Fine and Studio Arts Management. yes
Fine/Studio Arts, General. yes
Fishing and Fisheries Sciences and Management. yes
Foods, Nutrition, and Wellness Studies, General. yes yes
Foreign Language Teacher Education. yes
French Language and Literature. yes
Health Teacher Education. yes
Historic Preservation and Conservation, General. yes yes
History, General. yes
History, Other. yes
Hospitality Administration/Management, General. yes
Journalism. yes
Junior High/Intermediate/Middle School Education and Teaching. yes
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities, Other. yes
Management Science. yes
Marketing/Marketing Management, General. yes
Mass Communication/Media Studies. yes
Mathematics Teacher Education. yes
Mathematics, General. yes yes
Music Teacher Education. yes
Music, General. yes
Natural Resources Conservation and Research, Other. yes yes
Neurobiology and Neurosciences, Other. yes
Neuroscience. yes yes yes
Nursing/Registered Nurse (RN, ASN, BSN, MSN) yes
Optics/Optical Sciences. yes yes yes
Physical Education Teaching and Coaching. yes
Physics Teacher Education. yes
Physics, General. yes yes
Physics, Other. yes
Political Science and Government, General. yes
Pre-Veterinary Studies. yes
Psychology, General. yes
Public Administration. yes yes
Public Health Education and Promotion. yes
Public Health, General. yes
Radio and Television. yes
Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursing, Other. yes
Science Teacher Education/General Science Teacher Education. yes
Social Science Teacher Education. yes
Social Work. yes yes
Sociology, General. yes
Spanish Language and Literature. yes
Special Education and Teaching, General. yes
Special Education and Teaching, Other. yes
Sport and Fitness Administration/Management. yes yes
Teaching English as a Second or Foreign Language/ESL Language Instructor. yes yes
Visual and Performing Arts, Other. yes

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Most Popular Majors

  1. Pre-Nursing
  2. Mass Communications
  3. Psychology/criminal Justice

Programs Offered

  • Accelerated study
  • Certificate programs
  • Distance Learning
  • Double majors
  • Dual degrees
  • Honors program
  • Independent study
  • Internships

Cooperative Education Programs

  • Agriculture

Pre-professional Programs

  • Pre-law

5,263

total students

39%

in-state

61%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

90%

4,727
students

Female
65%
3,095

Male
35%
1,632

10%

536
students

Female
68%
362

Male
32%
174

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

85%

4,008
students

Female
66%
2,638

Male
34%
1,370

15%

719
students

Female
64%
457

Male
36%
262

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Student Break-down

5%
Nonresident aliens
65%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native American or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
6%
Hispanic/Latino
8%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
6%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
5%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic/Latino

Transfer Enrollment

164

Transfer applicants enrolled

3%

Students are transfer students

Transfer Requirements

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

Transfer Application Deadline

Fall: rolling

Spring: rolling

Transfer Credits

Minimum transfers must complete

30

semester hours

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International Students

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens 31
Countries most often represented Canada
China
France
India
Nigeria
South Korea
Special services offered for international applicants ESL program/classes
Other
Special counselors/advisors

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