Tuition & Fees

$7,671

$7,671

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

600-699
14%
500-599
50%
400-499
36%
600-699
27%
500-599
41%
400-499
32%
30-36
12%
24-29
21%
18-23
45%
12-17
21%
6-11
1%
30-36
2%
24-29
23%
18-23
46%
12-17
29%
30-36
4%
24-29
23%
18-23
57%
12-17
16%
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undergraduateRatios

41%

male

59%

female

1

teacher

12

students

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Not Selective

85%

acceptance rate

Accepted 771
Declined + 134
Total Received 905
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Public

3,076

undergraduate students

640

graduate students

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Most Popular Majors

  1. Nursing
  2. Health/physical Education/recreation
  3. Family/consumer Sciences
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Codes

SAT 1163
ACT 2190

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Location

School Facts

Delta State University, 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 3,716
Established in 1924
Coeducational Coeducational College, Founded Coeducational College
Accredited by •  AABI (Aviation Accreditation Board International)
•  AAFCS (American Association of Family and Consumer Sciences)
•  ACS American Chemical Society
•  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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Cleveland, MS

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).

Delta State University
1003 West Sunflower Road
Cleveland, MS 38733

Campus Life

yes
Housing available
22%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
76%
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 18% of male students
 
5 sororities 29% of female students
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% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
17%
Top 1/4
39%
Top 1/2
71%
Bottom 1/2
29%
Bottom 1/4
9%

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

600-699
14%
500-599
50%
400-499
36%
600-699
27%
500-599
41%
400-499
32%
30-36
12%
24-29
21%
18-23
45%
12-17
21%
6-11
1%
30-36
2%
24-29
23%
18-23
46%
12-17
29%
30-36
4%
24-29
23%
18-23
57%
12-17
16%

Admissions Facts

Application fee $25
Common application accepted no
Application deadline August 1 (priority deadline)
School has early decision program no
School has early action program yes
Early action program application deadline April 15
Admissions interview
(required or recommended)
Neither
SAT/ACT requirements SAT Reasoning only Considered if submitted
SAT Subject Tests Considered if submitted
ACT only Required

Not Selective

85%

acceptance rate

Accepted 771
Declined + 134
Total Received 905

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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Admissions Contact

Merritt Dain
Director of Admissions
P: 662 846-4020
F: 662 846-4684
admissions@deltastate.edu

Financial Aid

Average financial aid
Not Reported

Cost

Tuition $7,501
Room $4,530
Board $3,378
Additional fees $170
Books & supplies $1,500
Total $17,079

Scholarships & Grants

Need-based

Federal $5,508,836
State $465,843
Institutional $368,059
Other external
Total $6,342,738

Non-need-based

Federal $364,526
State $429,239
Institutional $4,829,126
Other external $222,738
Total $5,845,629
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Financial Aid Deadline

State aid form
September 15

Required Financial Aid Forms

FAFSA

Institution's own financial aid form

State aid form

Financial Aid Office

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

Financial Aid Officer

Christie Rocconi
Director of Student Financial Assistance
chrcconi@deltastate.edu

Varsity Sports

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

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 Directors

Mike Kinnison (men's)
Director Of Athletics
email

Dana George (women's)
Assistant Athletic Director For Compliance/swa
email

Athletic Facts

Athletic conference memberships
Gulf South Conference
Mascot
Fighting Okra, Statesmen/Lady Statesmen
School colors
green and white

Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Accountancy
Accounting
Art
Aviation Management
Biology
Business Administration
Chemistry
Commercial Aviation
Community Development
Computer Information Systems
Counseling
Digital Media Arts
Educational Administration/Supervision
Elementary Education
English
English Education
Entertainment Industry Studies
Environmental Science
Family/Consumer Sciences
Finance
Flight Operations
General Business
Geospatial Analysis/Intelligence
Geospatial Information Technologies
Health/Physical Education/Recreation
Healthcare Administration
History
Instrumental Music
Interdisciplinary Studies
Liberal Studies
Management
Marketing
Mathematical Education
Mathematics
Music
Music Education
Natural Sciences
Nursing
Nursing Practice
Pre-Nursing
Professional Studies
Psychology
Secondary Education
Social Justice/Criminology
Social Science
Social Science Education
Social Work
Special Education
Speech/Hearing Sciences
Sport/Human Performance
Teaching
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Most Popular Majors

  1. Nursing
  2. Health/physical Education/recreation
  3. Family/consumer Sciences

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

3,716

total students

83%

in-state

17%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

83%

3,076
students

Female
59%
1,800

Male
41%
1,276

17%

640
students

Female
70%
450

Male
30%
190

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

64%

1,989
students

Female
57%
1,116

Male
43%
873

36%

1,087
students

Female
63%
684

Male
37%
403

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Student Break-down

4%
Nonresident aliens
23%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native American or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
2%
Hispanic/Latino
43%
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

55%

Transfer applicants accepted

89%

Applicants accepted who enroll

Transfer Requirements

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

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

Special programs for physically disabled students

  • Interpreters for hearing-impaired
  • Tape recorders
  • Tutors
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International Students

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens 47
Countries most often represented Brazil
Canada
France
Nigeria
South Korea
The United Kingdom
Special services offered for international applicants International student center
Special counselors/advisors
Special orientation

International Student Contact

Elise Mallette
International Student Coordinator
662 846-4574
emallette@deltastate.edu

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