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Delaware State University

School Profile

  • Delaware State UniversityPublic Four-year University in Dover, DE
  • Bridgat: Offers Free Shipping Children's Cutlery
  • Acceptance Rate: 39%
  • Accreditation: Middle States Association of Colleges and Schools
  • Historically black

Enrollment Statistics

Undergraduate Students: 3,159
First-year Undergraduate Students: 730
Undergraduate Students Who are Seeking Degree: 3,159
Graduate Students: 375

Degree Programs Offered and Courses List

  • Bachelor of Accounting
  • Bachelor of Aeronautical/Aerospace Engineering
  • Bachelor of Agricultural Business
  • Bachelor of Agriculture - General
  • Bachelor of Air Transportation
  • Bachelor of Architectural Engineering Technology
  • Bachelor of Art Teacher Education
  • Bachelor of Arts - General
  • Bachelor of Arts Management
  • Bachelor of Aviation Management
  • Bachelor of Biology
  • Bachelor of Biology Teacher Education
  • Bachelor of Broadcast Journalism
  • Bachelor of Business Administration/Management
  • Bachelor of Business Teacher Education
  • Bachelor of Chemical lab technology
  • Bachelor of Chemistry
  • Bachelor of Chemistry Teacher Education
  • Bachelor of Civil Engineering/Technology
  • Bachelor of Clothing/Apparel/Textile Studies
  • Bachelor of Computer Science
  • Bachelor of Computer Systems Analysis
  • Bachelor of Computer/Information Sciences - General
  • Bachelor of Consumer Economics
  • Bachelor of Criminal Justice Studies
  • Bachelor of Criminology
  • Bachelor of Data Processing Technology
  • Bachelor of Drafting and Design Technology
  • Bachelor of Early Childhood Education
  • Bachelor of Education - General
  • Bachelor of Education of Gifted/Talented
  • Bachelor of Electrical Engineering Technologies
  • Bachelor of Electrical/Communications Engineering
  • Bachelor of Electromechanical Technologies
  • Bachelor of Elementary Education
  • Bachelor of Engineering design
  • Bachelor of English Composition
  • Bachelor of English Language & Literature - General
  • Bachelor of English Teacher Education
  • Bachelor of Environmental Science
  • Bachelor of Finance/Banking
  • Bachelor of Fine/Studio Arts
  • Bachelor of Fire Protection/Safety Technology
  • Bachelor of Fishing/Fisheries
  • Bachelor of Fitness promotions
  • Bachelor of Food Science
  • Bachelor of Foods/Nutrition Studies
  • Bachelor of Forensic Chemistry
  • Bachelor of Forestry - General
  • Bachelor of French
  • Bachelor of French Teacher Education
  • Bachelor of Geotechnical Engineering
  • Bachelor of German
  • Bachelor of Health Teacher Education
  • Bachelor of Health/Physical Fitness
  • Bachelor of Historic Preservation/Conservation
  • Bachelor of History - General
  • Bachelor of Hospitality Administration/Management
  • Bachelor of Industrial Technology
  • Bachelor of Journalism
  • Bachelor of Junior High Education
  • Bachelor of Mass Communications/Media Studies
  • Bachelor of Mathematics - General
  • Bachelor of Mathematics Education
  • Bachelor of Mathematics/Computer Science
  • Bachelor of Mechanical Engineering Technology
  • Bachelor of Music - General
  • Bachelor of Music Teacher Education
  • Bachelor of Natural Resources Management/Policy
  • Bachelor of Natural resources technology
  • Bachelor of Nonprofit Management
  • Bachelor of Nursing (RN)
  • Bachelor of Philosophy
  • Bachelor of Physical Education
  • Bachelor of Physics
  • Bachelor of Physics pre-engineering
  • Bachelor of Physics Teacher Education
  • Bachelor of Plant Sciences
  • Bachelor of Political science business administration
  • Bachelor of Political Science/Government
  • Bachelor of Poultry Science
  • Bachelor of Pre-chemical engineering
  • Bachelor of Prenursing
  • Bachelor of Preveterinary Medicine
  • Bachelor of Psychology - General
  • Bachelor of Public Health
  • Bachelor of Radio/Television
  • Bachelor of Science Teacher Education
  • Bachelor of Social Work BScience Technologies* Biology Technician
  • Bachelor of Sociology
  • Bachelor of Soil Science and Agronomy
  • Bachelor of Spanish
  • Bachelor of Spanish Language Teacher Education
  • Bachelor of Special Education
  • Bachelor of Sport/Fitness Administration
  • Bachelor of Trade/Industrial Education
  • Bachelor of Urban Studies
  • Bachelor of Wildlife/Wilderness Management

Online Degrees and Certificates

  • Online Undergraduate Courses
  • Undergraduate Distance Class
  • Online Associate's Degrees
  • Online Bachelor's Degrees
  • Online Graduate Courses
  • Graduate Distance Class
  • Online Master's Degrees
  • Online Doctoral Degrees


  • In-state tuition and fees: $6,481
  • Out-of-state tuition and fees: $13,742

International Students Admissions Requirements

  • SAT Reasoning Test/ACT: Required
  • TOEFL: required for international applicants
  • Minimum Paper-Based TOEFL score: 550
  • Minimum Computer-Based TOEFL score: 213
  • Minimum Internet-Based TOEFL score: 84


Member: NCAA
Team name: Hornets


  • Ranked #136 Regional Universities (North)
  • Ranked #343 Best Undergraduate Business Programs
  • Ranked #15 Historically Black Colleges and Universities Ranking
  • Ranked #46 Top Public Schools
  • Ranked #265 Nursing
  • Ranked #149 Social Work

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Admissions Address

1200 North DuPont Highway
Dover, DE 19901
(302) 857-6351
(800) 845-2544
Fax: (302) 857-6352
Contact: L Germaine Scott-Cheatham
Director of Admissions

Entering Class Stats

Fall 2010 Selectivity
Selectivity less selective
Fall 2010 acceptance rate 41%
Early decision acceptance rate N/A
Early action acceptance rate N/A
Acceptance rate (excluding early action and early decision students) 41%

Fall 2010 Applications, Acceptances & Enrollments
Applicants 8,229
Female applicants 5,264
Male applicants 2,965
Applicants accepted 3,414
Female applicants accepted 2,340
Male applicants accepted 1,074
Freshman enrollment 906
Female freshman enrollment 569
Male freshman enrollment 337
Early decision applicants N/A
Early decision applicants accepted N/A
Early decision applicants enrolled N/A
Early action applicants N/A
Early action applicants accepted N/A
Early action applicants enrolled N/A
Total enrolled incoming freshmen who were accepted under early acceptance or early action N/A

Fall 2010 Wait List
School has a wait list No
Applicants placed on wait list N/A
Students accepting place on wait list N/A
Students accepted from wait list N/A

Fall 2010 High School Rank
Freshman students submitting high school class standing 70%

Fall 2010 High School GPA
Freshman students submitting high school GPA 98%
Average high school GPA 2.9
High school GPA 25th-75th percentile range 2.5-3.2

Fall 2010 Freshman SAT Scores
Freshman students submitting SAT scores 94%
SAT Critical Reading average score 438
SAT Critical Reading 25th-75th percentile range 400-470
SAT Critical Reading score breakdown
SAT Math average score 441
SAT Math 25th-75th percentile range: 400-480
SAT Writing average score N/A
SAT Writing 25th-75th percentile range 390-470
SAT Essay 25th-75th percentile range N/A

Fall 2010 Freshman ACT Scores
Freshman students submitting ACT scores 12%
Average ACT Composite score 17
ACT Composite 25th-75th percentile range 15-19
ACT English 25th-75th percentile range 14-19
ACT Math 25th-75th percentile range 15-19

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