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Delaware State University

Delaware State University is a Public, 4 Years+ school located in Dover, DE. The 2019 average net price at Delaware State University is $13,234. Acceptance rate is 49.17%. The school has a total enrollment of 4,586.
Mission StatementDelaware State University is a public, comprehensive, 1890 land-grant institution that offers...
Delaware State University is a public, comprehensive, 1890 land-grant institution that offers access and opportunity to diverse populations from Delaware, the nation, and the world. Building on its heritage as a historically black college, the University purposefully integrates the highest standards of excellence in teaching, research, and service in its baccalaureate, master's and doctoral programs. Its commitment to advance science, technology, liberal arts, and the professions produces capable and productive leaders who contribute to the sustainability and economic development of the global community.

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Location: Dover, DE
Student Body: 4,586
Education Type: 4 Years+
Funding: Public
Campus Type: Urban
Web Site: www.desu.edu
Acceptance Rate: 49.17%

Admission Details

Key Admissions DetailsAdmissions Deadlines, Start Dates
  • Acceptance Rate: 49.17%
  • Application Deadline: June 1, 2021
  • International Students: 3%
  • Application Fee: $35
Tuition and FeesYearly Tuition and Other Fees
In State Tuition: $7,038
Out of State/International Tuition: $16,074
In State Grad Tuition: $5,160
Out of State Grad Tuition: $11,376
Room and Board: $11,433
Books and Supplies: $1,900
Other Fees: $830
Net Price In-District/State: $13,234
Net Price Out-of-State: n/a
Student Body DataIncoming Class Data
  • Most Recent Incoming Class: 1,047
  • Men / Women Ratio: 343 / 704
  • Median SAT Verbal Range: 440 - 520
  • Median SAT Math Range: 400 - 490
  • Median ACT Range: 17 - 22
International Student DataInformation for International Students
  • Minimum TOEFL Score: n/a
  • Minimum IETLS Score: 5.5
  • % of International Students: 3%
  • International Testing: Required
  • Total International Students: 35
Required DocumentsTranscripts and Recommendations
  • High School Transcript: Required
  • Recommendations: Not Considered
  • Admissions Tests Scores: Required
  • Portfolio: Not Considered

Top 5 Popular Programs

  • Parks, Leisure Studues: 12%
  • Business, Management, Marketing: 12%
  • Public Admin, Social Services: 11%
  • Communication: 10%
  • Social Sciences: 9%

Academic Programs

Delaware State University offers 124 Total Programs in Bachelor's, Master's, Doctorate, Certificate Degree Levels. The most popular area of study for students are degrees in Parks, Leisure Studues. Choose an area to explore below to see detailed degree programs at each degree level.
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Bachelor's Degree ProgramsDelaware State University offers 88 Bachelor's Degree Programs
Biological, Biomedical Science
Business, Management, Marketing
Computer Science
English Literature
Foreign Language, Literature
Health Professions
Human Sciences
Interdisciplinary Studies
Liberal Arts and Sciences
  • Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities, Other Degree
Mathematics and Statistics
Natural Resources, Conservation
Parks, Leisure Studues
Physical Sciences
Public Admin, Social Services
Science Technician
  • Biology Technician, Biotechnology Laboratory Technician Degree
Social Sciences
Transportation, Materials Moving
  • Aeronautics, Aviation, Aerospace Science and Technology, General Degree
  • Aviation, Airway Management and Operations Degree
Visual and Performing Arts
Master's Degree ProgramsDelaware State University offers 20 Master's Degree Programs
Biological, Biomedical Science
Business, Management, Marketing
  • Business Administration and Management, General Degree
    • Online
    • Campus
Computer Science
Human Sciences
  • Family and Consumer Sciences, Human Sciences, General Degree
  • Foods, Nutrition, and Wellness Studies, General Degree
Interdisciplinary Studies
Mathematics and Statistics
Natural Resources, Conservation
Parks, Leisure Studues
  • Sport and Fitness Administration, Management Degree
    • Online
    • Campus
Physical Sciences
Public Admin, Social Services
Doctorate Degree ProgramsDelaware State University offers 5 Doctorate Degree Programs
Biological, Biomedical Science
  • Educational Leadership and Administration, General Degree
Mathematics and Statistics
Physical Sciences
Certificate ProgramsDelaware State University offers 2 Certificate Programs
Computer Science
  • Computer and Information Systems Security, Information Assurance Degree
Health Professions

Demographics & Outcomes

Graduation and RetentionGraduation and retention information
  • Graduation Rate Within 150% of Time: 37%
  • Graduation Rate Within 200% of Time: 43%
  • 1st Year Retention: 71%
  • Post Graduation Salary: $35,400
Student Body DemographicsDiversity and Age Data
  • Total Students: 4,586
  • Black Students: 68%
  • White, non-Hispanic Students: 10%
  • Hispanic Students: 6%
  • Non-resident, alien: 6%
  • Two or more races: 5%
  • Unknown: 5%
  • Asian Students: 1%
  • American Indian, Alaska Native Students: <1%
  • Native Hawaiian, Pacific Isl. Students: <1%