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Delta State University

Cleveland, MS

Delta State University

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. Merritt Dain
Director of Admissions
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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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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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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Science Technologies/Technicians 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

905
Applied
771
Accepted
3,075
Enrolled
85%
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Female Admissions

509
Females Applied
437
Females Accepted
86%
Acceptance Rate
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Male Admissions

396
Males Applied
334
Males Accepted
84%
Acceptance Rate

Applying

25
Application Fee
3.39
Avg. high school GPA for freshman
Admission Requirements
Required A minimum high school GPA of 2
Required for some programs Transcript of high school record
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 April 15th Not reported
Transfer Not reported Not reported Yes

Test Scores Accepted

Test Avg. Score 25th % Info icon 75th % Info icon
SAT Critical Reading 527 470 590
SAT Math 546 480 600
ACT Composite 21 18 24

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

10,320
Avg. Financial Aid Package
10,220
Avg. Freshman Financial Aid Package
6,292
Avg. International Student Financial Aid Package
4,135
Avg. Loan Aid
4,297
Avg. Grant Aid
5,321
Avg. Scholarship and/or Grant Aid awarded
100% Percentage of students with need who receive financial aid

Student Body

3,075
Total Undergrad students
4%
International Students
17%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 3.02%
Black or African American 28.29%
White or Caucasian 60.78%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0.2%
Asian 1.01%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0.07%
Two or more races 1.43%
Other 0.94%

Gender

Male (41.5%)
Female (58.5%)

Campus Life

Housing

Type
College-owned housing Yes
Housing requirements Yes
Housing options Co-ed housing
Disabled housing
Men-only housing
Women-only housing
Freshman car parking
% of undergrad students who live in college housing 39%

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, Okra Patch, Baptist Student Union, Union Program Council and Wesley Foundation

Campus Security & Safety

24-hour emergency telephone/alarm services Checkmark
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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 No Checkmark
Basketball Checkmark No Checkmark
Bowling Checkmark No No
Cheerleading No No Checkmark
Cross-country Running No No No
Football Checkmark No Checkmark
Golf Checkmark No Checkmark
Soccer No No Checkmark
Softball Checkmark No No
Swimming And Diving No No Checkmark
Table Tennis Checkmark No No
Tennis Checkmark No Checkmark
Track And Field Checkmark No No
Ultimate Frisbee Checkmark No No
Volleyball Checkmark No No
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Women's Sports

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

Faculty

275
Total Faculty
14:1
Student-Faculty Ratio
Full-time - 157
Part-time - 118
Male - 111
Female - 174