Delaware State University

Dover, DE

Delaware State University

Dover, DE

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Tuition & Fees

$8,358

$18,280

not including room and board

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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

Delaware State University, founded in 1891, is a public 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%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
79%
Percent 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-prepatory program

Neither required nor recommended

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

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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
Room $7,490
Board $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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Varsity Sports

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

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

84%

4,008
students

Female
66%
2,638

Male
34%
1,370

16%

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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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
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