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Delaware State University

Dover, DE

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Overview

Delaware State University is a University institution located in Dover, DE, in a small town setting.

Location & Contact

Address 1200 North DuPont Highway
Dover, DE  19901-2277
United States
Contact Mrs. Erin Hill
Executive Director for Admissions
Email: ehill@desu.edu
Phone: 302-857-6351
Fax: 302-857-6352

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Majors & Degrees

Agriculture, Agriculture Operations, And Related Sciences Associate Bachelors
Agricultural And Horticultural Plant Breeding Checkmark
Agricultural Business And Management, General Checkmark
Agricultural Business And Management, Other Checkmark
Agriculture, General Checkmark
Agronomy And Crop Science Checkmark
Animal Sciences, General Checkmark
Poultry Science Checkmark
Biological And Biomedical Sciences Associate Bachelors
Biological And Biomedical Sciences, Other Checkmark
Biology/biological Sciences, General Checkmark
Biotechnology Checkmark
Neurobiology And Neurosciences, Other Checkmark
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Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services Associate Bachelors
Accounting Checkmark
Banking And Financial Support Services Checkmark
Business Administration And Management, General Checkmark
Business Administration, Management And Operations, Other Checkmark
Business Operations Support And Secretarial Services, Other Checkmark
Business/managerial Economics Checkmark
E-commerce/electronic Commerce Checkmark
Fashion Merchandising Checkmark
Finance, General Checkmark
Hospitality Administration/management, General Checkmark
Hospitality Administration/management, Other Checkmark
Human Resources Management/personnel Administration, General Checkmark
Management Science Checkmark
Marketing, Other Checkmark
Marketing/marketing Management, General Checkmark
Tourism And Travel Services Management Checkmark
Communication, Journalism And Related Programs Associate Bachelors
Broadcast Journalism Checkmark
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Mass Communication/media Studies Checkmark
Public Relations/image Management Checkmark
Radio And Television Checkmark
Computer And Information Sciences And Support Services Associate Bachelors
Computer And Information Sciences, General Checkmark
Computer Science Checkmark
Data Processing And Data Processing Technology/technician Checkmark
Information Science/studies Checkmark
Education Associate Bachelors
Agricultural Teacher Education Checkmark
Art Teacher Education Checkmark
Biology Teacher Education Checkmark
Business And Innovation/entrepreneurship Teacher Education Checkmark
Chemistry Teacher Education Checkmark
Early Childhood Education And Teaching Checkmark
Education, General Checkmark
Education, Other Checkmark
Education/teaching Of Individuals In Early Childhood Special Education Programs Checkmark
Education/teaching Of The Gifted And Talented Checkmark
Educational Leadership And Administration, General Checkmark
Elementary Education And Teaching Checkmark
English/language Arts Teacher Education Checkmark
Foreign Language Teacher Education Checkmark
French Language Teacher Education Checkmark
German Language Teacher Education Checkmark
Health Teacher Education Checkmark
Junior High/intermediate/middle School Education And Teaching Checkmark
Kindergarten/preschool Education And Teaching Checkmark
Mathematics Teacher Education Checkmark
Music Teacher Education Checkmark
Physical Education Teaching And Coaching Checkmark
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Science Teacher Education/general Science Teacher Education Checkmark
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Spanish Language Teacher Education Checkmark
Special Education And Teaching, General Checkmark
Special Education And Teaching, Other Checkmark
Teacher Education And Professional Development, Specific Levels And Methods, Other Checkmark
Teaching English As A Second Or Foreign Language/esl Language Instructor Checkmark
Trade And Industrial Teacher Education Checkmark
Engineering Associate Bachelors
Bioengineering And Biomedical Engineering Checkmark
Civil Engineering, General Checkmark
Electrical And Electronics Engineering Checkmark
Engineering Physics/applied Physics Checkmark
Laser And Optical Engineering Checkmark
Mechanical Engineering Checkmark
Pre-engineering Checkmark
Systems Engineering Checkmark
Engineering Technologies/Technicians Associate Bachelors
Architectural Engineering Technologies/technicians Checkmark
Civil Engineering Technologies/technicians Checkmark
Electrical, Electronic, And Communications Engineering Technology/technician Checkmark
Environmental Control Technologies/technicians, Other Checkmark
Industrial Production Technologies/technicians, Other Checkmark
Mechanical Engineering Related Technologies/technicians, Other Checkmark
Mechanical/mechanical Engineering Technology/technician Checkmark
English Language And Literature/Letters Associate Bachelors
English Language And Literature, General Checkmark
Family And Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences Associate Bachelors
Apparel And Textiles, General Checkmark
Child Development Checkmark
Consumer Economics Checkmark
Family And Consumer Sciences/human Sciences, General Checkmark
Foods, Nutrition, And Wellness Studies, General Checkmark
Foreign Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics Associate Bachelors
French Language And Literature Checkmark
German Language And Literature Checkmark
Spanish Language And Literature Checkmark
Health Professions And Related Clinical Sciences Associate Bachelors
Clinical/medical Laboratory Technician Checkmark
Community Health And Preventive Medicine Checkmark
Community Health Services/liaison/counseling Checkmark
Dental Assisting/assistant Checkmark
Dental Services And Allied Professions, Other Checkmark
Dietetics/dietitian Checkmark
Pre-nursing Studies Checkmark
Pre-veterinary Studies Checkmark
Public Health Education And Promotion Checkmark
Public Health, General Checkmark
Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research And Clinical Nursing, Other Checkmark
Registered Nursing/registered Nurse Checkmark
History Associate Bachelors
American History (united States) Checkmark
History, General Checkmark
History, Other Checkmark
Liberal Arts And Sciences, General Studies And Humanities Associate Bachelors
Liberal Arts And Sciences, General Studies And Humanities, Other Checkmark
Library Science Associate Bachelors
Library Science, Other Checkmark
Mathematics And Statistics Associate Bachelors
Applied Mathematics, General Checkmark
Mathematics And Statistics, Other Checkmark
Mathematics, General Checkmark
Mechanic And Repair Technologies/Technicians Associate Bachelors
Musical Instrument Fabrication And Repair Checkmark
Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies Associate Bachelors
Historic Preservation And Conservation, General Checkmark
Mathematics And Computer Science Checkmark
Natural Resources And Conservation Associate Bachelors
Environmental Science Checkmark
Environmental/natural Resources Management And Policy, General Checkmark
Environmental/natural Resources Management And Policy, Other Checkmark
Fishing And Fisheries Sciences And Management Checkmark
Forestry, General Checkmark
Natural Resources Conservation And Research, Other Checkmark
Wildlife, Fish And Wildlands Science And Management Checkmark
Parks, Recreation, Leisure And Fitness Studies Associate Bachelors
Exercise Science And Kinesiology Checkmark
Parks, Recreation, And Leisure Facilities Management, General Checkmark
Sport And Fitness Administration/management Checkmark
Sports, Kinesiology, And Physical Education/fitness, General Checkmark
Philosophy And Religious Studies Associate Bachelors
Philosophy Checkmark
Physical Sciences Associate Bachelors
Chemistry, General Checkmark
Chemistry, Other Checkmark
Forensic Chemistry Checkmark
Optics/optical Sciences Checkmark
Physics, General Checkmark
Physics, Other Checkmark
Psychology Associate Bachelors
Psychology, General Checkmark
Public Administration And Social Service Professions Associate Bachelors
Public Administration Checkmark
Public Administration And Social Service Professions, Other Checkmark
Social Work Checkmark
Science Technologies/Technicians Associate Bachelors
Biology/biotechnology Technology/technician Checkmark
Physical Science Technologies/technicians, Other Checkmark
Security And Protective Services Associate Bachelors
Corrections And Criminal Justice, Other Checkmark
Criminal Justice/law Enforcement Administration Checkmark
Fire Prevention And Safety Technology/technician Checkmark
Forensic Science And Technology Checkmark
Social Sciences Associate Bachelors
Criminology Checkmark
Political Science And Government, General Checkmark
Political Science And Government, Other Checkmark
Sociology, General Checkmark
Urban Studies/affairs Checkmark
Transportation And Materials Moving Associate Bachelors
Aeronautics/aviation/aerospace Science And Technology, General Checkmark
Airline/commercial/professional Pilot And Flight Crew Checkmark
Aviation/airway Management And Operations Checkmark
Visual And Performing Arts Associate Bachelors
Art/art Studies, General Checkmark
Design And Applied Arts, Other Checkmark
Fine And Studio Arts Management Checkmark
Fine/studio Arts, General Checkmark
Music, General Checkmark
Visual And Performing Arts, Other Checkmark
Voice And Opera Checkmark

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

7,636
Applied
3,450
Accepted
4,051
Enrolled
45%
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Female Admissions

5,137
Females Applied
2,416
Females Accepted
47%
Acceptance Rate
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Male Admissions

2,499
Males Applied
1,034
Males Accepted
41%
Acceptance Rate

Applying

35
Application Fee
3.09
Avg. high school GPA for freshman
Admission Requirements
Required Transcript of high school record
A minimum high school GPA of 2
Other requirements exist (see below)
Other requirements: SAT or ACT test scores

Application Deadlines

Type Application Closing Notification Date Rolling Admissions
Fall freshmen February 1st Not reported
Other early decision plan Not reported Not reported
Transfer May 1st Not reported Yes

Test Scores Accepted

Test Avg. Score 25th % Info icon 75th % Info icon
SAT Critical Reading 420 500
SAT Math 400 490
ACT Composite 17 21

Tuition & Fees

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Tuition

7,038
In-state
16,960
Out-of-state
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Fees

1,320
Full-time student fees

Financial Aid

11,234
Avg. Financial Aid Package
11,863
Avg. Freshman Financial Aid Package
3,883
Avg. Loan Aid
4,530
Avg. Grant Aid
5,250
Avg. Scholarship and/or Grant Aid awarded
98% Percentage of students with need who receive financial aid
77%
Avg. Percentage of Financial Need Met
16%
Percentage of Students Who Had Their Need Fully Met

Student Body

4,051
Total Undergrad students
5%
International Students
51%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 6.49%
Black or African American 69.65%
White or Caucasian 8.46%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0.29%
Asian 1.26%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0.14%
Two or more races 5.32%
Other 3.9%

Gender

Male (34.53%)
Female (65.47%)

Campus Life

Housing

Type
College-owned housing Yes
Housing requirements Not Reported
Housing options Co-ed housing
Men-only housing
Women-only housing
% of undergrad students who live in college housing 58%

Student Activities

Student-run campus newspaper Checkmark
Drama/theatre group Checkmark
Student-run radio station Checkmark
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Marching band Checkmark
Choral groups Checkmark
Campus events:
Welcome Week, Commencement and Homecoming Week

Student Services

Legal services Checkmark
Health clinic Checkmark
Personal/psychological counseling Checkmark
Women's center Checkmark
International students advisor Checkmark

Student Organizations

Greek fraternities Checkmark
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Most popular organizations:
SGA, NPHC, Women's Senate, RHA and Men's Council

Campus Security & Safety

24-hour emergency telephone/alarm services Checkmark
24-hour patrols by trained officers Checkmark
Student patrols Checkmark
Late-night transport/escort services Checkmark
Electronically-operated dormitory entrances Checkmark

Athletics

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Men's Sports

Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
Baseball No Division 1 Checkmark
Basketball Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Bowling No No No
Cheerleading No Division 1 Checkmark
Cross-country Running No Division 1 Checkmark
Equestrian Sports No No No
Football Checkmark Division 1B Checkmark
Soccer Checkmark No No
Softball Checkmark No No
Swimming And Diving Checkmark No No
Table Tennis Checkmark No No
Tennis Checkmark No No
Track And Field Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Volleyball No No No
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Women's Sports

Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
Baseball No No No
Basketball Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Bowling No Division 1 Checkmark
Cheerleading No Division 1 Checkmark
Cross-country Running No Division 1 Checkmark
Equestrian Sports No Division 1 Checkmark
Football Checkmark No No
Soccer Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Softball Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Swimming And Diving Checkmark No No
Table Tennis Checkmark No No
Tennis Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Track And Field Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Volleyball Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
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