85%

Acceptance Rate

$6,546

Avg.Financial Aid

002403

FAFSA Code

About Delta State University (DSU)

Type Control of Institution - Public/Private

Public

4 Years

Student Population Number of Students attending College

3,715

Website

www.deltastate.edu

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SACSCOC

Religious Affiliation Indicates religious affiliation (denomination) for private not-for-profit institutions that are religiously affiliated.

Not applicable

On Campus Housing Does the institution provide on-campus housing?

Yes

#N/A

Location & Contact

Address

1003 W Sunflower Road

Contact

Email: N/A
Phone: 6628463000
Fax: 6628464684
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Rankings

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Admissions

Application Deadline Deadline for application submissions. Please contact the school for more details.

15th Oct

Acceptance Rate Percentage of applicants who are accepted in an Institution.

85%

SAT Range

950 - 1190

ACT Range

18 - 24

Application Fee

$25

SAT/ACT

Required

High School GPA

Required

Accept Common App

None

Admission to the university is fairly easy and the students are recommeded to make the most out of it. Delta State University has 4 admission thresholds. Candidates are required to fill the form and submit a fee of $25, as part of the admission process at DSU. The SAT score in the range of 980-1250 would boost a student's chances of securing admission. Notably, students securing ACT score less than 18 might also given admission but the average ACT score at Delta State University is 21. The application process can be completed online. However, if needed, one can also visit the office at 1003 W Sunflower Road, Cleveland, Mississippi 38733, or call (662) 846-3000.

Annual Cost to Attend

Net Price Cost of attendance minus any grants and scholarships received.

$12,814

Average Annual Cost

$7,076

Books And Supplies

$1,500

Other Fees

$170

Room And Board The charges for an academic year for rooming accommodations and meals for a typical student.

$7,722

Budget For Other Expenses

$3,600

Total One Year Cost

$20,068

The next two things to keep in mind before applying to DSU are the tuition fees and the cost of living during the course tenure. The total one-year cost on a full-time basis would be somewhere around $20,329. The average annual tuition cost ($7,671), books and supplies ($1,500), room and boarding ($7,908), and budget for other expenses ($4,250) are all included in this cost. Students can also explore numerous financial aid options offered by the university.

Academics

Highest Degree Offered The highest degree offered by the Institution.

Doctorate degree

Student:Faculty Ratio

12:1

Full-Time Retention Rate Percent of the that re-enrolled at the institution as either full- or part-time in the current year.

67%

Part-Time Retention Rate Percent of the that re-enrolled at the institution as either full- or part-time in the current year.

50%

Academic Calendar

Semester

Research Funding per Student

$182

Faculty Overview

41%

Male Professors

59%

Female Professors

Non-traditional Learning

Evening Degree Programs

Teacher Certification

Distance Education

Study Abroad

Majors

Teacher Education and Professional...

74 Graduates

Registered Nursing, Administration,...

62 Graduates

Teacher Education and Professional...

41 Graduates

Biology, General

35 Graduates

Family and Consumer Sciences/Human...

34 Graduates

Business/Commerce, General

33 Graduates

Social Work

27 Graduates

Business Administration, Management...

23 Graduates

Marketing

18 Graduates

Psychology, General

18 Graduates

Communication Disorders Sciences an...

15 Graduates

Visual and Performing Arts, General

15 Graduates

Arts, Entertainment,and Media Manag...

13 Graduates

Air Transportation

11 Graduates

Criminal Justice and Corrections

11 Graduates

Management Information Systems and...

11 Graduates

Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies, Ot...

11 Graduates

Accounting and Related Services

10 Graduates

Music

9 Graduates

Biological and Physical Sciences

8 Graduates

English Language and Literature, Ge...

8 Graduates

Finance and Financial Management Se...

8 Graduates

Science Technologies/Technicians, O...

8 Graduates

Political Science and Government

6 Graduates

Chemistry

4 Graduates

Journalism

4 Graduates

Allied Health Diagnostic, Intervent...

3 Graduates

Health and Medical Administrative S...

3 Graduates

History

3 Graduates

Social Sciences, General

3 Graduates

Liberal Arts and Sciences, General...

1 Graduates

Linguistic, Comparative, and Relate...

1 Graduates

Mathematics

1 Graduates

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Student Body

Undergraduate Students

3,075

Socio-Economic Diversity Percent of full-time, first-time students receiving an income-based Federal Pell Grant intended for low-income students.

42%

Full-time

65%

Part-time

35%

Students Gender

Male

41%

US National: 44%

Female

59%

US National: 56%

LGBTQIA STUDENT RESOURCE GROUPS

ON CAMPUS WOMEN'S CENTER

Race/Ethnicity

62% White

1% Unknown

28% Black

3% Hispanic

1% Two or more races

4% Non Resident alien

1% Asian

0% American Indian/Alaska native

0% Native Hawaiians/Pacific islander

Geographic Density

Geographic Density

High

0%

Unknown Location

28%

Out Of State

68%

In State

4%

Foreign

Economic Diversity

36% percentage of students who recieved an income-based Federal Pell Grant intended for low-income students.

Median Household Income

$39,125 per year

Campus Life

Housing

The students can reside on campus and N/A of Freshman Live On-Campus.

On Campus Housing Available

Yes

Freshmen Required to Live on Campus

No

Freshmen Live on Campus

N/A

Undergrads in College Housing

N/A

Averege Housing Cost

$4,442/year

Campus Food

The institution has several dining and meal plan options available to students and the average meal plan cost is around $3,280/year.

Meal Plan Available

Yes

Average Meal Plan Available

$3,280/year

Athletes

Division Sports Nickname

Fighting Okra, Statesmen/Lady Statesmen

School Colors

green and white

Varsity Athletics Association

NCAA

Varsity Athletics Conference Primary

Gulf South Conference

Total Male Athletes

257

Total Female Athletes

97

Intramural Sports

19

Sports Club

N/A

Sports Team (Men)

Baseball

Basketball

Cheerleading-Dance Team

Football

Golf

Soccer

Swimming and Diving

Tennis

Sports Team (Women)

Basketball

Cheerleading-Dance Team

Cross Country

Soccer

Softball

Swimming and Diving

Tennis

Campus Safety

24-Hour Security Patrol

Yes

Campus Emergency Phones

Yes

24-Hour Escort Safety rides

Yes

Mobile Campus Emergency Alert

Yes

On-campus housing facilities are offered to the students who wish to remain nearby. At DSU, $7,908 is the normal expense for on-campus housing, which a student will be needed to pay, each year. The students at Delta State University have several dining and meal plan options to choose from. Moreover, the average meal plan costs around $3,280 per year. The university has taken a lot of measures to ensure the safety and security of its students. Some of these measures include 24-hr security patrol, campus emergency phones, 24-hr escort safety rides and mobile campus emergency alert. The university has enrolled around 42% male and 58% female students.

After Graduation

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation

$29,100/year

Median Earnings 10 Years After Graduation

$33,700/year

Median Total Debt After Graduation The median cumulative federal debt of undergraduate borrowers who graduated.

$0$100,000

$16,800

$19,302

Typical Monthly Loan Payment The median monthly loan payment for student borrowers who completed, if it were repaid over 10 years at a 4.53% interest rate.

$174 - 200

Outcomes 8 Years of Attending

Show data for students who

and started their studies

Out of 7,811 students

30% Graduated

10% Still Enrolled

15% Transfer

1% Withdraw

Financial Aid

Students Receiving Gift Aid Percent of undergraduate students awarded federal gift aid.

94%

Average Aid Per Year

$6,546

Students Receiving Federal Grants

50%

Average Aid Per Year

$4,748

Students Receiving State Aid

40%

Average Aid Per Year

$1,584

Students Receiving Institutional Grants

77%

Average Aid Per Year

$4,069

Average Grant & Scholarship by Family Income

Aid awarded based on the family income.

Income

Average Amount

< $30K

$8,587

$30K - $48K

$7,590

$48K - $75K

$6,746

$75K - $110K

$3,227

> $110K

$2,246

Total Non-Needs based Scholarships/Grants

$5,845,629

In case the students at Delta State University face any financial issues concerning the fees and cost of living, and find the same to be high, they can seek help from the financial aid department of the varsity. It focuses on settling the issues that students face, and candidates can be assisted with scholarships, grants, and student loans. The average federal grant that comes from the university is around $4,992, whereas the financial aid is $5,169. Prospective students can benefit from state-level aid worth $1,685 as well as institutional aid worth $5,169. The total non-need-based scholarships/grants offered to students at Delta State University add up to $5,845,629 per year.

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