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Delaware State University
  • 4 Year
  • DOVER, DE

Report Card

grade B minus
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Academics
    grade B
  2. Value
    grade B
  3. Diversity
    grade A minus
  4. Campus
    grade C
  5. Athletics
    grade B
  6. Party Scene
    grade A minus
  7. Professors
    grade B minus
  8. Location
    grade C
  9. Dorms
    grade C
  10. Campus Food
    grade C
  11. Student Life
    grade B minus
  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 3,766 undergraduate students. Admissions is fairly competitive as the Delaware State acceptance rate is 59%. Popular majors include Psychology, Communications, and Criminology. Graduating 47% of students, Delaware State alumni go on to earn a starting salary of $28,200.

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1200 N DUPONT HWY
DOVER, DE 19901
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About Delaware State...
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
59%
Application Deadline
February 1
SAT Range
810-1010
ACT Range
17-22
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
$11,610 / 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
$12,342 / year
National
$7,535
Students Receiving Financial Aid
96%

Scholarship

Academics

Professors
grade B minus
Based on faculty accomplishments, salary, student reviews, and additional factors.
Student Faculty Ratio
14:1
Evening Degree Programs
No
63%
of students agree that professors put a lot of effort into teaching their classes. 75 responses
55%
of students agree that it is easy to get the classes they want. 94 responses
53%
of students agree that the workload is easy to manage. 94 responses

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Majors

Online

Programs Offered Entirely Online
0
Offers Online Courses
Yes
Online Certificate Programs
0
Online Associates Programs
0
Online Bachelor's Programs
0
How Students Learn
  • Mix of Online and on Campus
    69%
  • On Campus
    28%
  • Online
    3%

Students

Full-Time Enrollment
3,766 Undergrads
Part-Time Undergrads
633
Undergrads Over 25
7%
Pell Grant
52%
Varsity Athletes
12%
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes the typical student at this school?
Based on 66 responses
  • Mixy
    32%
  • Involved
    27%
  • Interactive
    15%
  • Busy
    14%
  • Stressed
    5%
  • Different
    3%
  • Outgoing
    3%

Campus Life

Freshmen Live On-Campus
No data available  
Poll
44%
of students say that Greek life is average, and no one will treat you differently if you don't join. 110 responses
Poll
53%
of students say varsity sports are a big part of campus life. 123 responses
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes your school?
Based on 74 responses
  • Diverse
    42%
  • Expensive
    23%
  • Different
    12%
  • Close knit
    9%
  • Ethnic
    5%
  • Underrated
    4%
  • Rude
    3%

After College

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation
$35,800 / year
National
$33,028
Graduation Rate
47%
National
49%
Employed 2 Years After Graduation
93%
National
83%
75%
of students feel confident they will find a job in their field after graduation. 57 responses

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