Tuition & Fees

$8,698

$17,734

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

600-699
3%
500-599
37%
400-499
53%
300-399
7%
600-699
3%
500-599
21%
400-499
56%
300-399
20%
600-699
2%
500-599
13%
400-499
57%
300-399
27%
200-299
1%
30-36
2%
24-29
1%
18-23
54%
12-17
38%
6-11
5%
30-36
1%
24-29
11%
18-23
39%
12-17
49%
24-29
8%
18-23
58%
12-17
34%
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undergraduateRatios

34%

male

66%

female

1

teacher

-

students

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Selective

49%

acceptance rate

Accepted 3,442
Declined + 3,558
Total Received 7,000
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Public

4,208

undergraduate students

378

graduate students

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Most Popular Majors

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

SAT 5153
ACT 0630

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Location

School Facts

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

Public/private Public
Campus Enrollment 4,586
Established in 1891
Coeducational Coeducational College, Founded Coeducational College
Historically Black college/university yes
Accredited by •  ACBSP (Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs)
•  ADiA (American Dietetic Association)
•  CCNE (Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education)
•  MSCHE (Middle States Commission on Higher Education)
•  NCATE (National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education)
•  NLN (National League for Nursing)

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Dover, DE

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.

Delaware State University
1200 North Dupont Highway
Dover, DE 19901

Campus Life

yes
Housing available
63%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
79%
Percent of freshmen that live in campus-owned housing

Greek Life

 
5 fraternities 3% of male students
 
4 sororities 3% of female students
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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

Percent of freshmen in each score range

600-699
3%
500-599
37%
400-499
53%
300-399
7%
600-699
3%
500-599
21%
400-499
56%
300-399
20%
600-699
2%
500-599
13%
400-499
57%
300-399
27%
200-299
1%
30-36
2%
24-29
1%
18-23
54%
12-17
38%
6-11
5%
30-36
1%
24-29
11%
18-23
39%
12-17
49%
24-29
8%
18-23
58%
12-17
34%

Admissions Facts

Application fee $35
Common application accepted yes
Application deadline February 1 (priority deadline)
School has early decision program no
School has early action program no
Admissions interview
(required or recommended)
Neither
SAT/ACT requirements SAT or ACT Required

Selective

49%

acceptance rate

Accepted 3,442
Declined + 3,558
Total Received 7,000

Admissions Factors

Very Important

Standardized test scores

Considered

Character/ personal qualities
Interview
Particular talent/ability
Secondary school record

Not Considered

Alumni/ae relationship
Class rank
Essay
Extracurricular activities
Geographical residence
Minority affiliation
Recommendations
Religious affiliation/commitment
State residency
Volunteer Work
Work Experience

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Admissions Right Now

Admissions Contact

Kareem McLemore
Executive Director of Admissions
P: 800 845-2544
F: 302 857-6352
admissions@desu.edu

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Required Financial Aid Forms

FAFSA

Financial Aid Office

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

Financial Aid Officer

Angela Smith
Associate Director of Financial Aid
amwallace@desu.edu

Varsity Sports

M W
baseball
basketball
bowling
cheerleading
cross-country
equestrian sports
football
lacrosse
soccer
softball
tennis
track and field (indoor)
track and field (outdoor)
volleyball

Intramural/Recreational Sports

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

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Athletic Directors

D. Scott Gines (men's)
Director Of Athletics

Alecia Shields-Gadson (women's)
Senior Associate Director Of Athletics For Compliance/swa
email

Athletic Facts

Athletic conference memberships
NCAA, Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference (Division I, Football I-AA)
Mascot
Hornets
School colors
Columbia blue and red

Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Accounting
Agriculture
Applied Chemistry
Applied Optics
Art Education
Aviation
Biological Sciences
Business Administration
Chemistry
Computer Science
Criminal Justice
Early Childhood Education/Birth-Grade 2
Educational Leadership
Elementary Education K-6
Engineering Physics
English
Food Science/Biotechnology
Food/Nutritional Sciences
Forensic Biology
History
Hospitality/Tourism Management
Information Technology
Integrated Studies
Interdisciplinary Applied Mathematics/Mathematical Physics
Kinesiology
Management
Mass Communication
Mathematics
Mathematics Education
Middle Level Education
Molecular/Cell Neuroscience
Molecular/Cellular Neuroscience
Music
Music Education
Music Industry
Natural Resources
Neuroscience
New Media in Art
Nursing
Optics
Physical Education
Physics
Political Science
Psychology
Public Administration
Public Health
Social Work
Sociology
Sport Administration
Studio Art
TESOL
Textiles/Apparel Studies
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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

4,586

total students

47%

in-state

53%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

92%

4,208
students

Female
66%
2,767

Male
34%
1,441

8%

378
students

Female
66%
251

Male
34%
127

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

87%

3,678
students

Female
67%
2,444

Male
33%
1,234

13%

530
students

Female
61%
323

Male
39%
207

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Student Break-down

4%
Nonresident aliens
67%
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
< 1%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
5%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic/Latino

Transfer Admissions

66%

Transfer applicants accepted

40%

Applicants accepted who enroll

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
Statement of good standing from prior institution(s) Required of Some
Interview Not Required/Recommended
Standardized test scores Not Required/Recommended
Essay or personal statement Not Required/Recommended

Transfer Application Deadlines

Fall: rolling

Spring: rolling

Transfer Credits

Minimum transfers must complete

30

semester hours

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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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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

International Student Contact

Candace Moore
Director of International Student Services
302 857-6474
cmoore@desu.edu

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