DSU, Del State

Delaware State University

1200 N Dupont Hwy, Dover, United States
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  • Currently Enrolled
    27
  • Previously Enrolled
    52

Overview of Delaware State University (DSU, Del State)

About this school

Delaware State, founded in 1891, is a public university. Its 400-acre campus is located one mile north of Dover's city limits.
  • Institution Type


    Public

  • Undergraduate Students


    • Undergraduate Students:4,051
    • Men:1,399 Men (34.5%)
    • Women:2,652 Women (65.5%)

Location

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Admission Information (DSU, Del State)

Freshman Admission Requirements

Difficulty of Admission


Admission to Delaware State University is moderately difficult: more than 75% of freshmen were in the top 50% of their high school class and scored over 1010 on the SAT I or over 18 on the ACT; about 85% or fewer of all applicants accepted.

High School Preparation


  • High School Graduation:

    High school diploma required and GED is accepted

  • High School Program:

    College preparatory program is required

Required Or Recomended High School Units


SubjectRequired UnitsRecommended Units
English
4
-
Mathematics
3
-
Science
3
4
Foreign Language
2
-
Social Studies
1
-
History
2
-
Academic Electives
4
-

Examinations Required


ExamRequiredScores Due Date
SAT or ACT
-
-
SAT Only
-
-
ACT Only
-
-
SAT and SAT Subject Tests, or ACT
-
-
SAT Subject Tests Only
-
-
Essay/TestStatusScores Due Date
SAT Essay Component Policy
Not Reported
ACT Writing Test Policy
Writing component required
ACT Writing Test Policy
SAT: Used for admission ACT: Used for admission

Admission Details

Admissions Office


Address
1200 North DuPont Highway
City, State, Zip
Dover, DE 19901-2277
Phone
(302) 857-6351
Fax
(302) 857-6352
Email

Application Dates And Fees


Regular Admission Deadline
-
Application Fee
$35
Application Fee Waiver
Available
Regular Admission Notification
Not reported
Accept Offer Of Admission
Not reported
Waiting List Used
Yes
Defer Admission
Student cannot defer admission
Transfer Admission
Transfer applications accepted

Early Admission


Early Decision Offered
No
Early Decision Deadline
-
Early Decision Notification
-
Early Action Offered
No
Early Action Deadline
-
Early Action Notification
-

Application Form


Common Application
Not accepted
Universal College Application
Not accepted
Electronic Application

Other Application Requirements


Interview
Not Required
Essay Or Personal Statement
-
Letters Of Recommendation
-
Other
-
Financial Need
Financial need is not a consideration in the admissions process

Selection of Students

Factors involed in acceptance process.
4 star = most important, 1 star = least important.

FactorImportance
Rigor of Secondary School Record
Academic GPA
Standardized Tests
Class Rank
Recommendations
Essay
Interview
Level of Applicant's Interest
Extracurricular Activities
Volunteer Work
Particular Talent/Ability
Character/Personal Qualities
First Generation to Attend College
State Residency
Geographic Residence
Relation with Alumnus
Religious Affiliation/Commitment
Ethnicity
Work Experience

Profile of Fall Admission

Overall Admission Rate


Overall Admission Rate
45% of 7,636 applicants were admitted
Women
47% of 5,137 applicants were admitted
Men
41% of 2,499 applicants were admitted

Students Enrolled


Students Enrolled
1,396 (40%) of 3,450 admitted students enrolled
Women
915 (38%) of 2,416 admitted students enrolled
Men
481 (47%) of 1,034 admitted students enrolled

Grade Point Average of Enrolled First-Year Students


Average GPA
3.09
375 And Above
15%
3.50 - 3.74
10%
3.25 - 3.49
16%
3.00 - 3.24
18%
2.50 - 2.99
28%
2.00 - 2.49
13%

SAT Score of Enrolled First-Year Students


Sat Math
400-490 range of middle 50%
• Score 700 - 800
1%
• Score 600 - 700
4%
• Score 500 - 600
20%
• Score 400 - 500
54%
• Score 300 - 400
21%
• Score 200 - 300
0%
• Score 700 - 800
0%
• Score 600 - 700
2%
• Score 500 - 600
29%
• Score 400 - 500
59%
• Score 300 - 400
10%
• Score 200 - 300
0%

ACT Scores of Enrolled First-Year Students


Act Composite
17-21 range of middle 50%
• Score 30 - 36
2%
• Score 24 - 29
5%
• Score 18 - 23
56%
• Score 12 - 17
37%
• Score 6 - 11
1%
• Score 5 Or Below
0%

Tuition & Financial Aid (DSU, Del State)

Tuition & Expenses

Cost of Attendance


  • Books & Supplies: - In-state: $7,868|Out-of-state: $16,904 (34.15%)
  • Room & Board: - $11,054 (47.98%)
  • Other Expenses: - $1,900 (8.25%)
  • Tuition & Fees: - $2,219 (9.63%)
Books & Supplies
Room & Board
Other Expenses
Tuition & Fees

Payment Plans


Delaware State University accepts installment plan, deferred payment

Applying for Financial Aid

Financial Aid Office


Email
-
Website
Net Price Calculator Url

Application Process


Application Deadline
Priority deadline March 15
Award Notification Date
On a rolling basis beginning April 1
Methodology For Awarding Institutional Aid
Federal Methodology

Forms Required


Forms RequiredFiling Cost
FAFSA| Code is 001428
Free

Profile of 2017-18 Financial Aid

First-Year Student


Financial Aid Applicants
893 (94.9%) of freshmen
Found To Have Financial Need
814 (91.2%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
808 (99.3%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
63 (7.8%) of aid recipients
Average Percent Of Need Met
77%
Average Award
$11,863
• Need-Based Gift
Received by 567 (70.2%) of aid recipients, average amount $5,210
• Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 469 (58.0%) of aid recipients, average amount $3,267
• Merit Based Gift
Received by 585 (72.4%) of aid recipients
Merit Based Gift
30 (3.2%) of freshmen had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $1,144

All Undergraduates


Financial Aid Applicants
3,301 (91.9%) of undergraduates
Found To Have Financial Need
2,971 (90.0%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
2,926 (98.5%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
467 (16.0%) of aid recipients
Average Percent Of Need Met
77%
Average Award
$11,234
• Need-Based Gift
Received by 2,084 (71.2%) of aid recipients, average amount $5,250
• Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 1,713 (58.5%) of aid recipients, average amount $4,045
• Merit Based Gift
Received by 1,483 (50.7%) of aid recipients
Merit Based Gift
91 (2.5%) of undergraduates had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $4,530

Borrowing


2016 Graduates with Loans
87%
Average Indebtedness Of 2016 Graduates
$36,812
Parents Of Students Receiving Aid
Not reported
Parents Of Students Not Receiving Aid
Not reported

Financial Aid Programs

Scholarchips And Grants


Need Based Available
Federal Pell grants, SEOG, State scholarships, Institutional scholarships
Non Need Based Available
None

Non-Need Awards


Academic Interest/Achievement
Not reported
Creative Arts/Performance
Music
Special Achievements/Activities
Not reported
Special Characteristics
Out-of-State Students

Employment


Work-Study Programs
Federal work study available, other work study available
Average Earnings from On-Campus Employment
Not reported

Academics & Instruction (DSU, Del State)

Academics Overview

Academic Calendar System


Semester

Summer Session


Offered

Graduation Requirements

General Education/Core Cirriculum


Required

Computer


Students not required to own/lease a computer

Foreign Language


Not required

Math/Science


Not required

Faculty & Instruction

Full-Time Faculty


Not reported

Part-Time Faculty


Not reported

Full-Time Faculty With Ph.D./Terminal Degree


Not reported

Regular Class Size


  • 2-9 students: - 25% of classes
  • 10-19 students: - 23% of classes
  • 20-29 students: - 29% of classes
  • 30-39 students: - 15% of classes
  • 40-49 students: - 4% of classes
  • 50-99 students: - 3% of classes
% of Classes
2-9
10-19
20-29
30-39
40-49
50-99
# of Students

Discussion Section/Lab Class Size


  • Not reported

Advanced Placement

International Baccalaureate


Not accepted

Advanced Placement (AP) Examinations


Accepted for placement and credit

Sophomore Standing


Available through AP examinations

Academic Resources

Libraries


Library Available On Campus
Yes
Holdings
-
Computer Ownership
Students not required to own/lease a computer
Computers Available On Campus
Not Reported
Internet E Mail Access
Not reported

Academic Support Services

Remedial Instruction


Offered

Tutoring


Available

Services for Students Requiring Accommodations


Available

Services for Students with Accessibility Needs


Delaware State University provides hearing impaired services, speech disorders services, visually impaired services, wheelchair access

Undergraduate Retention & Graduation

Returning First-Year Students


70.7%

Students Graduating Within 4 Years


19.2%

Students Graduating Within 5 Years


34.4%

Students Graduating Within 6 Years


37.0%

Programs & Majors (DSU, Del State)

Undergraduate Education

Undergraduate Majors (137)


  • Accounting
  • Aeronautics/Aviation/Aerospace Science and Technology, General
  • Agricultural Business and Management, General
  • Agricultural Business and Management, Other
  • Agricultural Teacher Education
  • Agricultural and Horticultural Plant Breeding
  • Agriculture, General
  • Agronomy and Crop Science
  • Airline/Commercial/Professional Pilot and Flight Crew
  • Animal Sciences, General
  • Apparel and Textiles, General
  • Architectural Engineering Technology/Technician
  • Art Teacher Education
  • Art/Art Studies, General
  • Aviation/Airway Management and Operations
  • Banking and Financial Support Services
  • Bioengineering and Biomedical Engineering
  • Biological and Biomedical Sciences, Other
  • Biology Teacher Education
  • Biology Technician/Biotechnology Laboratory Technician
  • Biology/Biological Sciences, General
  • Biotechnology
  • Broadcast Journalism
  • Business Administration and Management, General
  • Business Administration, Management and Operations, Other
  • Business Operations Support and Secretarial Services, Other
  • Business Teacher Education
  • Business/Managerial Economics
  • Chemistry Teacher Education
  • Chemistry, General
  • Chemistry, Other
  • Child Development
  • Civil Engineering Technology/Technician
  • Civil Engineering, General
  • Clinical/Medical Laboratory Technician
  • Community Health Services/Liaison/Counseling
  • Computer Science
  • Computer and Information Sciences, General
  • Consumer Economics
  • Corrections and Criminal Justice, Other
  • Criminal Justice/Law Enforcement Administration
  • Criminology
  • Data Processing and Data Processing Technology/Technician
  • Dental Assisting/Assistant
  • Dental Services and Allied Professions, Other
  • Dietetics/Dietitian
  • E-Commerce/Electronic Commerce
  • Early Childhood Education and Teaching
  • Education, Other
  • Education/Teaching of Individuals in Early Childhood Special Education Programs
  • Education/Teaching of the Gifted and Talented
  • Electrical and Electronics Engineering
  • Electrical, Electronic and Communications Engineering Technology/Technician
  • Elementary Education and Teaching
  • Engineering Physics/Applied Physics
  • English Language and Literature, General
  • English/Language Arts Teacher Education
  • Environmental Control Technologies/Technicians, Other
  • Environmental Science
  • Family and Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences, General
  • Fashion Merchandising
  • Finance, General
  • Fine and Studio Arts Management
  • Fire Prevention and Safety Technology/Technician
  • Fishing and Fisheries Sciences and Management
  • Foods, Nutrition, and Wellness Studies, General
  • Forensic Chemistry
  • Forensic Science and Technology
  • Forestry, General
  • French Language Teacher Education
  • French Language and Literature
  • German Language Teacher Education
  • German Language and Literature
  • Health Teacher Education
  • Health and Physical Education/Fitness, General
  • Historic Preservation and Conservation
  • History, General
  • History, Other
  • Hospitality Administration/Management, General
  • Hospitality Administration/Management, Other
  • Human Resources Management/Personnel Administration, General
  • Industrial Production Technologies/Technicians, Other
  • Information Science/Studies
  • Journalism
  • Junior High/Intermediate/Middle School Education and Teaching
  • Kindergarten/Preschool Education and Teaching
  • Laser and Optical Engineering
  • Library Science, Other
  • Marketing, Other
  • Marketing/Marketing Management, General
  • Mathematics Teacher Education
  • Mathematics and Computer Science
  • Mathematics and Statistics, Other
  • Mathematics, General
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Mechanical Engineering Related Technologies/Technicians, Other
  • Mechanical Engineering/Mechanical Technology/Technician
  • Music Teacher Education
  • Music, General
  • Musical Instrument Fabrication and Repair
  • Natural Resources Management and Policy
  • Natural Resources Management and Policy, Other
  • Parks, Recreation and Leisure Facilities Management, General
  • Philosophy
  • Physical Education Teaching and Coaching
  • Physical Science Technologies/Technicians, Other
  • Physics Teacher Education
  • Physics, General
  • Physics, Other
  • Political Science and Government, General
  • Political Science and Government, Other
  • Poultry Science
  • Pre-Engineering
  • Pre-Nursing Studies
  • Pre-Veterinary Studies
  • Psychology, General
  • Public Administration and Social Service Professions, Other
  • Public Health, General
  • Public Relations/Image Management
  • Radio and Television
  • Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse
  • Science Teacher Education/General Science Teacher Education
  • Secondary Education and Teaching
  • Social Work
  • Sociology
  • Spanish Language Teacher Education
  • Spanish Language and Literature
  • Special Education and Teaching, General
  • Special Education and Teaching, Other
  • Sport and Fitness Administration/Management
  • Systems Engineering
  • Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Levels and Methods, Other
  • Tourism and Travel Services Management
  • Trade and Industrial Teacher Education
  • Urban Studies/Affairs
  • Voice and Opera
  • Wildlife, Fish and Wildlands Science and Management

Most Popular Disciplines


Offered

Professional Degree Programs


Not reported

Special Programs


Accelerated program, Cooperative work study program, Distance learning, Double major, English as a second language, Honors program, Independent study, Internships, Study abroad, Summer session

Study Abroad


Communication/journalism, Social sciences, Business/marketing, Parks and recreation

Online Degrees


None

Graduate and Professional Education

Master's Degrees Offered


Doctor of Philosophy, Doctor of Education

Master's Programs of Study (24)


  • Adult Education
  • Applied Mathematics
  • Art Education
  • Biological and Biomedical Sciences--General
  • Business Administration and Management--General
  • Chemistry
  • Curriculum and Instruction
  • Education--General
  • Educational Leadership and Administration
  • Exercise and Sports Science
  • Foreign Languages Education
  • Historic Preservation
  • Mathematics
  • Mathematics Education
  • Natural Resources
  • Neuroscience
  • Nursing--General
  • Optical Sciences
  • Physics
  • Plant Sciences
  • Reading Education
  • Science Education
  • Social Work
  • Special Education

Campus Life (DSU, Del State)

Location & Geography

Population


37,366

Nearest Metropolitan Area


Campus Size


400 acres

Weather


Temperature
22.4 average low in January, 81.4 average high in September
Rain
117 rainy days per year

Available Transportation


Nearest Bus Station
45 mile(s) from campus in Wilmington
Nearest Train Station
40 mile(s) from campus in Wilmington

Housing

College Housing


College offers housing to students

Types of Housing


Men only housing, women only housing, coed housing

Students of College Housing


58% of all students

Housing Restrictions


Freshman Housing Guarantee


Freshmen are given priority consideration for housing

Students Living Off Campus/Commuting


42%

Security

24-Hour Emergency Phone/Alarm Devices


Available

24-Hour Security Patrols


Available

Late-Night Transport/Escort Services


Available

Electronically Operated Housing Entrances


Available

Personal Support Services

Health Service


Offered

Personal Counseling


Offered

Child Care


Offered

Sports & Recreation

School Athletics


Athletic Conferences
NCAA Division I
Mascot
Hornet
School Colors
Columbia blue and red

Intercollegiate Athletics (Women)


FactorOfferedScholarships Given
Baseball
Basketball
Bowling
Cheerleading
Cross-Country Running
Equestrian Sports
Football
Soccer
Softball
Tennis
Track And Field
Volleyball

Intercollegiate Athletics (Men)


SportOfferedScholarships Given
Baseball
Basketball
Bowling
Cheerleading
Cross-Country Running
Equestrian Sports
Football
Soccer
Softball
Tennis
Track And Field
Volleyball

Recreational Sports


Intramural Sports
basketball, soccer, softball, swimming and diving, table tennis, tennis, track and field, volleyball

Student Activities

Activities And Organizations


Delaware State University offers choral groups, marching band, drama theatre, radio station, student newspaper, television station, national fraternities, national sororities, sga, nphc, women's senate, rha, men's council

Sororities


Fraternities


ROTC


Army ROTC offered on campus, Air Force ROTC offered on campus

Student Body

Co-educational


Yes

Number of Full-Time Undergraduates


3,571

Undergraduates


All Undergraduates
4,051
Women
2,652
Men
1,399

Ethnicity of Students from U.S.


  • 0.3% American Indian/Alaskan Native
  • 0.6% Asian
  • 76.6% Black/African-American
  • 6.8% Hispanic/Latino
  • 5.1% Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
  • 0.1% Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
  • 10.0% White
  • 0.4% Unknown

International Students


1.6%

Average Age


21

Number of Graduate Students


302

Student Resources (DSU, Del State)

Study resources