Delta State University

Cleveland, MS

Delta State University

Cleveland, MS

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Tuition & Fees

$8,121

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
10%
600-699
29%
500-599
33%
400-499
29%
700-800
5%
600-699
29%
500-599
57%
400-499
10%
30-36
4%
24-29
21%
18-23
52%
12-17
23%
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undergraduateRatios

42%

male

58%

female

13

students

1

faculty

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Not Selective

94%

acceptance rate

Accepted 1,008
Declined 64
Total Received 1,072
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Public

3,109

undergraduate students

642

graduate students

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Location

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 3,751
Established in 1924
Coeducational Coeducational

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
  • Campus Size: hectares
  • Nearest airport: Memphis International

Delta State University
1003 West Sunflower Road
Cleveland, MS
38733

Campus Life

yes
Housing available
27%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
yes
Students through sophomore year required to live on campus
yes
Freshman guaranteed housing
yes
Men only housing
yes
Women only housing
yes
Disabled student housing

Top Organizations

  • Student Government Association
  • Baptist Student Union
  • Union Program Council
  • Wesley Foundation
  • Kappa Delta Sorority

Top Events

  • Homecoming
  • Pig Pickin'
  • Springfest
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Campus Facts

  • Student-run campus newspaper
  • Drama/Theater group
  • Marching band
  • Choral groups
  • National fraternities on campus
  • National soroities on campus

Campus Security

  • 24 hour emergency telephone/alarm devices
  • 24 hour patrol by trained security personnel
  • Late-night transport/escort service
  • Electronically-operated dormitory entrances

% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
19%
Top 1/4
41%
Top 1/2
70%

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
10%
600-699
29%
500-599
33%
400-499
29%
700-800
5%
600-699
29%
500-599
57%
400-499
10%
30-36
4%
24-29
21%
18-23
52%
12-17
23%

Admissions Facts

Considers standardized test scores in admission decisions yes
Application fee $25
Average Freshman GPA (4.0 scale) 3.35

Not Selective

94%

acceptance rate

Accepted 1,008
Declined 64
Total Received 1,072

Admissions Factors

Very Important

academic GPA
class rank
standardized test scores

Not Considered

extracurricular activities
alumni/ae relation
level of applicant's interest
character/personal qualities
application essay
first generation
geographical residence
interview
racial/ethnic status
recommendation(s)
religious affiliation/commitment
rigor of secondary school record
state residency
talent/ability
volunteer work
work experience

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International Facts

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens 48
Accepts International Baccalaureate yes
Offers English as a second language no

Financial Aid

96%

Of students' needs
were fully met

$4,669

Average financial aid

Cost

in-state out-of-state
Tuition $7,951
Room & board $7,985
Additional fees $170
Books & supplies $1,500
Other fees $2,000
Total $19,606
Average Financial Aid - $4,669
Total with Avg. Aid $14,937
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Financial Facts

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Installment payment plan yes
Tuition waiver for employees (and children) yes

Varsity Sports

M W
Baseball
Basketball
Cross-country running
Football
Golf
Soccer
Softball
Swimming and diving
Tennis

Intramural Sports Men

Archery, Badminton, Basketball, Bowling, Football, Golf, Softball, Table tennis, Tennis, Track and field, Ultimate frisbee, Volleyball

Intramural Sports Women

Archery, Badminton, Basketball, Bowling, Football, Golf, Softball, Table tennis, Tennis, Track and field, Ultimate frisbee, Volleyball

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Athletic Conference

NCAA Division II

Majors

Assc. Bach.
Accounting
Aeronautics/Aviation/Aerospace Science and Technology, General
Airline/Commercial/Professional Pilot and Flight Crew
Arts, Entertainment, and Media Management, Other
Audiology/Audiologist and Speech-Language Pathology/Pathologist
Biological and Physical Sciences
Biology/Biological Sciences, General
Business Administration and Management, General
Business/Commerce, General
Chemistry, General
Criminal Justice/Safety Studies
Digital Arts
Elementary Education and Teaching
English Language and Literature, General
English/Language Arts Teacher Education
Family and Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences, General
Finance, General
General Studies
Health/Health Care Administration/Management
History, General
Management Information Systems, General
Marketing/Marketing Management, General
Mathematics Teacher Education
Mathematics, General
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other
Music Teacher Education
Music, General
Physical Education Teaching and Coaching
Psychology, General
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse
Science Technologies/Technicians, Other
Social Science Teacher Education
Social Sciences, General
Social Work
Visual and Performing Arts, General
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Programs Offered

  • Distance learning
  • Double major
  • Independent study
  • Honors college
  • Cooporative programs
  • Internships
  • Summer session for credit
  • Study abroad
  • Part time undergraduate degrees

Other Programs

  • Doctoral degree - professional
  • Doctoral degree research/scholarship

3,751

total students

83%

in-state

17%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

83%

3,109
students

Female
58%
1,802

Male
42%
1,307

17%

642
students

Female
66%
426

Male
34%
216

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

63%

1,981
students

Female
56%
1,099

Male
44%
882

37%

1,128
students

Female
63%
703

Male
37%
425

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Student Facts

Freshman retention rate 68%
Student 4 year graduation rate 20%
Student 5 year graduation rate 15%
Student 6 year graduation rate 4%

Student Break-down

4%
Nonresident aliens
30%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
American Indian or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
2%
Hispanic/Latino
58%
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

451

Transfer students enrolled

12%

Transfer students

Transfer Information

Fall transfer enrollment yes
Winter transfer enrollment no
Spring transfer enrollment yes
Summer transfer enrollment yes
Accepts CLEP subject tests yes
Accepts CLEP general tests yes
Accepts excelsior college examinations no
Generally accepts credits from other institutions yes
Accepts DSST/DANTES yes
Accepts Life Long Learning Credit no
Age limit (number of years) for completed credits/courses to be transferred no
No Age limit for completed credits/courses to be transferred yes

Transfer Application Deadline

Not reported

Transfer difficulty

Noncompetitive

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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 interest testing
  • Interview workshop
  • Job Fairs
  • Job Interviews
  • Job bank
  • On-campus employer recruitment
  • Other career services
  • Resume preparation
  • Resume referral

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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