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Delaware State University
  • 4 Year
  • DOVER, DE

Report Card

grade C+
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Academics
    grade B minus
  2. Value
    grade B minus
  3. Diversity
    grade A
  4. Campus
    grade C minus
  5. Athletics
    grade B
  6. Party Scene
    grade B+
  7. Professors
    grade B minus
  8. Location
    grade C
  9. Dorms
    grade C minus
  10. Campus Food
    grade C minus
  11. Student Life
    grade C
  12. Safety
    grade C

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Delaware State is a public university located in Dover, Delaware. As a historically black college, Delaware State has a strong history of and commitment to the education of black Americans. It is a small institution with an enrollment of 3,790 undergraduate students. Admissions is fairly competitive as the Delaware State acceptance rate is 53%. Popular majors include Communications, Kinesiology and Exercise Science, and Business. Graduating 42% of students, Delaware State alumni go on to earn a starting salary of $28,200.

About

1200 N. DUPONT HIGHWAY
DOVER, DE 19901
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Athletic Division
NCAA Division I-FCS
Athletic Conference
Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference

Delaware State University Rankings

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Delaware State Admissions

Acceptance Rate
53%
Application Deadline
February 1
SAT Range
820-1020
ACT Range
16-22
Application Fee
$35
SAT/ACT
Considered but not required
High School GPA
Required
Early Decision/Early Action
No

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Cost

Net Price
$13,213 / year
National
$15,523
Average cost after financial aid for students receiving grant or scholarship aid, as reported by the college.
Average Total Aid Awarded
$9,945 / year
National
$7,535
Students Receiving Financial Aid
98%

Scholarship

Academics

Professors
grade B minus
Based on faculty accomplishments, salary, student reviews, and additional factors.
Student Faculty Ratio
16:1
Evening Degree Programs
No
68%
of students agree that professors put a lot of effort into teaching their classes. 68 responses
60%
of students agree that it is easy to get the classes they want. 83 responses
57%
of students agree that the workload is easy to manage. 83 responses

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Majors

Online

Online Programs Offered
5
Offers Online Courses
Yes
Online Certificate Programs
0
Online Associates Programs
0
Online Bachelor's Programs
5
How Students Learn
  • Mix of Online and on Campus
    48%
  • On Campus
    51%
  • Online
    1%

Students

Full-Time Enrollment
3,790 Undergrads
Part-Time Undergrads
525
Undergrads Over 25
4%
Pell Grant
58%
Varsity Athletes
9%
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes the typical student at this school?
Based on 55 responses
  • Mixy
    35%
  • Involved
    31%
  • Interactive
    16%
  • Busy
    13%
  • Different
    4%
  • Outgoing
    2%

Campus Life

Freshmen Live On-Campus
No data available  
Poll
46%
of students say that Greek life is pretty big. 99 responses
Poll
56%
of students say varsity sports are a big part of campus life. 112 responses
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes your school?
Based on 63 responses
  • Diverse
    46%
  • Expensive
    25%
  • Different
    13%
  • Close knit
    10%
  • Ethnic
    5%
  • Underrated
    2%

After College

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation
$35,800 / year
National
$33,028
Graduation Rate
42%
National
49%
Employed 2 Years After Graduation
93%
National
83%
77%
of students feel confident they will find a job in their field after graduation. 56 responses

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