4,051
Students
Financial aid thermometer
11,234
Avg. Financial Aid
Moderate
Admission Difficulty
45
45%
Acceptance Rate
Small town
Setting
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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

Majors & Degrees

Agriculture, Agriculture Operations, And Related Sciences Associate Bachelors
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Agronomy And Crop Science Checkmark
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Biological And Biomedical Sciences Associate Bachelors
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Biology/biological Sciences 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 Checkmark
Business Administration, Management And Operations Related Checkmark
Business Operations Support And Secretarial Services Related Checkmark
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Fashion Merchandising Checkmark
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Hospitality Administration Checkmark
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Human Resources Management Checkmark
Marketing Related Checkmark
Marketing/marketing Management Checkmark
Tourism And Travel Services Management Checkmark
Communication, Journalism And Related Programs Associate Bachelors
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Public Relations/image Management Checkmark
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Computer And Information Sciences And Support Services Associate Bachelors
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Data Processing And Data Processing Technology Checkmark
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Education Associate Bachelors
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Early Childhood Education Checkmark
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English/language Arts Teacher Education Checkmark
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Engineering Associate Bachelors
Bioengineering And Biomedical Engineering Checkmark
Civil Engineering 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 Technology Checkmark
Civil Engineering Technology Checkmark
Electrical, Electronic And Communications Engineering Technology Checkmark
Environmental Control Technologies Related Checkmark
Industrial Production Technologies Related Checkmark
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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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Child Development Checkmark
Consumer Economics Checkmark
Family And Consumer Sciences/human Sciences Checkmark
Foods, Nutrition, And Wellness Checkmark
Foreign Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics Associate Bachelors
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German Checkmark
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Health Professions And Related Clinical Sciences Associate Bachelors
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Community Health Services Counseling Checkmark
Dental Assisting Checkmark
Dental Services And Allied Professions Related Checkmark
Dietetics Checkmark
Pre-veterinary Studies Checkmark
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History Associate Bachelors
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Library Science Associate Bachelors
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Mathematics And Statistics Associate Bachelors
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Mechanic And Repair Technologies/Technicians Associate Bachelors
Musical Instrument Fabrication And Repair Checkmark
Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies Associate Bachelors
Historic Preservation And Conservation Checkmark
Mathematics And Computer Science Checkmark
Natural Resources And Conservation Associate Bachelors
Environmental Science Checkmark
Fishing And Fisheries Sciences And Management Checkmark
Forestry Checkmark
Natural Resources Management And Policy Checkmark
Natural Resources Management And Policy Related Checkmark
Wildlife, Fish And Wildlands Science And Management Checkmark
Parks, Recreation, Leisure And Fitness Studies Associate Bachelors
Health And Physical Education/fitness Checkmark
Parks, Recreation And Leisure Facilities Management Checkmark
Sport And Fitness Administration/management Checkmark
Philosophy And Religious 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
Biology/biotechnology Laboratory Technician Checkmark
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Security And Protective Services Associate Bachelors
Corrections And Criminal Justice Related Checkmark
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Fire Prevention And Safety Technology Checkmark
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Social Sciences Associate Bachelors
Criminology Checkmark
Political Science And Government Checkmark
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Urban Studies/affairs Checkmark
Transportation And Materials Moving Associate Bachelors
Aeronautics/aviation/aerospace Science And Technology Checkmark
Airline Pilot And Flight Crew Checkmark
Aviation/airway Management Checkmark
Visual And Performing Arts Associate Bachelors
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Fine And Studio Arts Management Checkmark
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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

Application Deadlines

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

Test Scores Accepted

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

Tuition & Fees

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Tuition

7,868
In-state
16,904
Out-of-state
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Fees

11,054
Room & board
6,976
Room only
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Other Payment Considerations

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

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
2%
International Students
51%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 6.67%
Black or African American 74.77%
White or Caucasian 9.75%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0.29%
Asian 0.62%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0.07%
Two or more races 4.99%
Other 0.4%

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

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Campus events:
Welcome Week, Commencement and Homecoming Week

Student Services

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Student Organizations

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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
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Athletics

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Men's Sports

Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
Baseball No Division 1 Checkmark
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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