Delta State University

Cleveland, MS

Delta State University

Cleveland, MS

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Tuition & Fees

$8,121

not including housing and food

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Test Scores

Average freshman score by percentile.

75th
505
25th
435
75th
620
25th
450
75th
24
25th
16
75th
22
25th
16
75th
23
25th
18
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undergraduateRatios

41%

male

59%

female

13

students

1

faculty

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Not Selective

99%

acceptance rate

Accepted 515
Declined 2
Total Received 517
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Public

3,857

undergraduate students

1,401

graduate students

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School Facts

Delta State University, founded as a teachers' college in 1924, is a public university. Its 332-acre campus is located in Cleveland, in the Mississippi Delta.

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Application link Apply online
Public/private Public
Campus enrollment 5,258
Established in 1924
Coeducational Coeducational

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332-acre campus in Cleveland (population: 11,729), 40 miles from Greenville. Served by bus; major airports serve Jackson (130 miles) and Memphis (110 miles); train serves Grenada (60 miles).

  • Campus Setting: Small town

Delta State University
1003 West Sunflower Road
Cleveland, MS
38733

Campus Life

yes
Housing available
27%
of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
82%
of freshmen that live in campus-owned housing
no
Students are not required to live in school housing
yes
Students may 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
19%
Top 1/4
41%
Top 1/2
70%
Bottom 1/2
30%
Bottom 1/4
12%

Test Scores

Average freshman score by percentile.

75th
505
25th
435
75th
620
25th
450
75th
24
25th
16
75th
22
25th
16
75th
23
25th
18

Admissions Facts

Application fee $25
Admissions interview (required or recommended) Neither
SAT/ACT requirements SAT Reasoning only Considered if submitted ACT only Required SAT Subject Tests Considered if submitted

Not Selective

99%

acceptance rate

Accepted 515
Declined 2
Total Received 517

Admissions Factors

Required

TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language)
Secondary School Record
Completion of college-preparatory program
Secondary School GPA
Admission test scores

Neither required nor recommended

Formal demonstration of competencies
Recommendations

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Counseling services

  • Academic
  • Birth control
  • Career
  • Military
  • Minority student
  • Older student
  • Personal
  • Psychological
  • Veteran student

Remedial services offered

  • Math
  • Reading
  • Study skills
  • Writing

Career placement services

  • 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

97%

Additional services

  • Health service
  • Nonremedial tutoring
  • Placement service

Special programs for physically disabled students

  • Interpreters for hearing-impaired
  • Special housing
  • Tape recorders
  • Tutors

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Financial Aid

64%

Of undergraduate students
receiving financial aid

$6,946

Average financial aid

Cost

Tuition $7,951
Housing $4,505
Food $3,480
Additional fees $170
Books & supplies $1,500
Total $17,606
Average Financial Aid - $6,946
Total with Avg. Aid $10,660

Scholarships & Grants

Need-based

Federal $5,112,022
State $470,990
Institutional $307,791
Other external
Total $5,890,803

Non-need-based

Federal $266,063
State $469,060
Institutional $5,289,531
Other external $344,034
Total $6,368,688

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Financial Facts

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Financial Aid Office


P: 662 846-4670
F: 662 846-4683
finaid@deltastate.edu

Varsity Sports

M W
Baseball yes
Basketball yes yes
Football yes
Golf yes
Soccer yes yes
Softball yes
Swimming and diving yes yes
Tennis yes yes
Track and field x country yes

Intramural/Recreational Sports

archery, badminton, basketball, bowling, cross-country, disc golf, dodgeball, flag football, golf, kickball, pickleball, punt-pass-kick, softball, spikeball, table tennis, tennis, ultimate Frisbee, volleyball, Wiffle ball

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Athletic Facts

Athletic conference memberships
Gulf South Conference

Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Accounting. yes yes
Aeronautics/Aviation/Aerospace Science and Technology, General. yes
Airline/Commercial/Professional Pilot and Flight Crew. yes
Arts, Entertainment, and Media Management, Other. yes
Audiology/Audiologist and Speech-Language Pathology/Pathologist. yes
Aviation/Airway Management and Operations. yes
Biological and Physical Sciences. yes yes
Biology/Biological Sciences, General. yes
Business Administration and Management, General. yes yes
Business/Commerce, General. yes
Chemistry, General. yes
Community Organization and Advocacy. yes
Counselor Education/School Counseling and Guidance Services. yes
Criminal Justice/Safety Studies. yes yes
Digital Arts. yes
Education, General. yes
Educational Leadership and Administration, General. yes
Elementary Education and Teaching. yes yes
English Language and Literature, General. yes
English/Language Arts Teacher Education. yes
Family and Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences, General. yes
Finance, General. yes
General Studies. yes
Health/Health Care Administration/Management. yes
History, General. yes
Intermedia/Multimedia. yes
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies. yes
Management Information Systems, General. yes
Marketing/Marketing Management, General. yes
Mathematics Teacher Education. yes
Mathematics, General. yes
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other. yes
Music Teacher Education. yes
Music, General. yes
Nursing/Registered Nurse (RN, ASN, BSN, MSN) yes
Physical Education Teaching and Coaching. yes yes
Psychology, General. yes
Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursing, Other. yes
Science Technologies/Technicians, Other. yes yes
Secondary Education and Teaching. yes
Social Sciences, General. yes
Social Studies Teacher Education. yes
Social Work. yes
Special Education and Teaching, General. yes
Teacher Education, Multiple Levels. yes
Visual and Performing Arts, General. yes

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Most Popular Majors

  1. Nursing
  2. Health Physical Education/recreation
  3. Biology

Programs Offered

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

Pre-professional Programs

  • Other
  • Pre-dentistry
  • Pre-law
  • Pre-medicine
  • Pre-optometry
  • Pre-pharmacy

5,258

total students

70%

in-state

30%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

73%

3,857
students

Female
59%
2,286

Male
41%
1,571

27%

1,401
students

Female
67%
939

Male
33%
462

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

55%

2,124
students

Female
56%
1,188

Male
44%
936

45%

1,733
students

Female
63%
1,098

Male
37%
635

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Student Break-down

3%
Nonresident aliens
26%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native American or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
6%
Hispanic/Latino
57%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
3%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
1%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic/Latino

Transfer Enrollment

164

Transfer applicants enrolled

4%

Students are transfer students

Transfer Requirements

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

Transfer Application Deadline

Fall: rolling

Spring: rolling

Summer: rolling

Transfer Credits

Maximum transferred

93

semester hours

Minimum transfers must complete

31

semester hours

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International Students

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens 42
Countries most often represented Brazil
Canada
Italy
Nigeria
South Korea
The United Kingdom
Special services offered for international applicants International student center
Special counselors/advisors
Special orientation

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