2,778
Students
Financial aid thermometer
8,361
Avg. Financial Aid
Non-competitive
Admission Difficulty
92
92%
Acceptance Rate
Small town
Setting
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Overview

Delta State University is a Comprehensive institution located in Cleveland, MS, in a small town setting.

Location & Contact

Address 1003 West Sunflower Road
Kent Wyatt Hall, Office of Admissions
Cleveland, MS  38733
United States
Contact Mr. Chris Gaines
Director of Recruiting
Email: admissions@deltastate.edu
Phone: 662-846-4020

Majors & Degrees

Biological And Biomedical Sciences Associate Bachelors
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Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services Associate Bachelors
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Communication, Journalism And Related Programs Associate Bachelors
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Education Associate Bachelors
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English Language And Literature/Letters Associate Bachelors
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Family And Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences Associate Bachelors
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Foreign Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics Associate Bachelors
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Health Professions And Related Clinical Sciences Associate Bachelors
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History Associate Bachelors
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Liberal Arts And Sciences, General Studies And Humanities Associate Bachelors
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Mathematics And Statistics Associate Bachelors
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Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies Associate Bachelors
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Physical Sciences Associate Bachelors
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Psychology Associate Bachelors
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Public Administration And Social Service Professions Associate Bachelors
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Security And Protective Services Associate Bachelors
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Social Sciences Associate Bachelors
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Transportation And Materials Moving Associate Bachelors
Aeronautics/aviation/aerospace Science And Technology Checkmark
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Visual And Performing Arts Associate Bachelors
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Admissions

Acceptance Rate

496
Applied
458
Accepted
2,778
Enrolled
92%
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Female Admissions

275
Females Applied
258
Females Accepted
94%
Acceptance Rate
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Male Admissions

221
Males Applied
200
Males Accepted
90%
Acceptance Rate

Applying

25
Application Fee
Admission Requirements
Required Transcript of high school record
A minimum high school GPA of 2
Required for some programs Other requirements may exist (see below)
Other requirements: Interview for art, music majors

Application Deadlines

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

Test Scores Accepted

Test Avg. Score Accepted 25th PercentileInfo icon 75th PercentileInfo icon
ACT Composite 20 18 23

Tuition & Fees

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Tuition

7,076
In-state
7,076
Out-of-state
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Fees

170
Full-time student fees
7,722
Room & board
4,442
Room only
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Other Payment Considerations

Guaranteed tuition plan offered No
Tuition pre-payment plan No
Tuition payment plans offered Yes
Student groups that qualify for full or partial waiver of tuition Senior Citizens
Employees

Financial Aid

8,361
Avg. Financial Aid Package
7,541
Avg. Freshman Financial Aid Package
5,860
Avg. International Student Financial Aid Package
4,172
Avg. Loan Aid
4,826
Avg. Scholarship and/or Grant Aid awarded

Student Body

2,778
Total undergrad students
3%
International Students
10%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 1.22%
Black or African American 34.52%
White or Caucasian 59.14%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0.11%
Asian 0.68%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0.14%
Two or more races 0.68%
Other 0.43%

Gender

Male (39.45%)
Female (60.55%)

Campus Life

Housing

Type
College-owned housing Yes
Housing requirements Yes
Housing options Disabled housing
Men-only housing
Women-only housing
Freshman car parking
% of undergrad students who live in college housing 25%

Student Activities

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Campus events:
Homecoming, Pig Pickin and Springfest

Student Services

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Student Organizations

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Local fraternities
Local sororities
Most popular organizations:
Student Government Association, Student Alumni Association, Baptist Student Union, Union Program Council and Delta Volunteers

Campus Security & Safety

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Athletics

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Men's Sports

Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
Archery Checkmark No No
Badminton Checkmark No No
Baseball No Division 2 Checkmark
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Bowling Checkmark No No
Cheerleading No Division 2 Checkmark
Cross-country Running Checkmark No No
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Racquetball Checkmark No No
Soccer Checkmark Division 2 Checkmark
Softball Checkmark No No
Swimming And Diving Checkmark Division 2 Checkmark
Table Tennis Checkmark No No
Tennis Checkmark Division 2 Checkmark
Ultimate Frisbee Checkmark No No
Volleyball Checkmark No No
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Women's Sports

Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
Archery Checkmark No No
Badminton Checkmark No No
Baseball No No No
Basketball Checkmark Division 2 Checkmark
Bowling Checkmark No No
Cheerleading No Division 2 Checkmark
Cross-country Running Checkmark Division 2 Checkmark
Football Checkmark No No
Golf Checkmark No No
Racquetball Checkmark No No
Soccer Checkmark Division 2 Checkmark
Softball Checkmark Division 2 Checkmark
Swimming And Diving Checkmark Division 2 Checkmark
Table Tennis Checkmark No No
Tennis Checkmark Division 2 Checkmark
Ultimate Frisbee Checkmark No No
Volleyball Checkmark No No

Faculty

256
Total Faculty
14:1
Student-Faculty Ratio
Full-time - 183
Part-time - 73
Male - 115
Female - 141