Delaware State University

Address:
1200 N. Dupont Highway, Dover, DE 19901
Phone:
302-857-6060
Website:
http://www.desu.edu
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About Delaware State University

Delaware State University is classified as a college or university with a medium-sized master’s program. Colleges and universities with a medium-sized master’s program typically award between 100 and 199 master’s degrees and less than 20 research doctorate’s during the academic year. This mid-sized four-year institution has an estimated annual full-time enrollment of 3,000 to 9,999 students. 80% or more of degree-seeking students are enrolled full time, and at least half of undergrad students reside on campus. This institution awards 60-79% of its bachelor’s degrees within professional fields. Graduate degrees are available in up to half of the fields available to undergraduate majors, and the school awards research doctorate degrees in a variety of fields. Most of these graduate degrees are awarded in professional fields other than engineering, such as education, health professions, social work, or public policy. According to data for fall enrollment, 80% of undergraduates are enrolled full-time. Enrollment data shows that both graduates and undergraduates are enrolled at this institution. Over 90% of the student body are enrolled as undergraduates.

School Information

General Information

Student Body SizeUndergraduate3,222
 Graduate387
 Total3,609
GenderFemale60%
 Male40%
Student Age% Under 2583%
 % 25 and Over17%
 % Age Unknown0%
Attendance Type% Full-time86%
 % Part-time14%
Race/Ethnicity% White11.1%
 % Black68.6%
 % Asian0.9%
 % Latino2.3%
 % Native American0.1%
 % Race Unknown15.1%
 % International student2%
Student ServicesCareer CounselingYes
 Student Employment ServicesYes
 Graduate Placement ServicesYes
 Study AbroadYes
 Day CareNO
Religious AffiliationNO
Campus setting
Intitution typePublic
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Academic Information

Art Degrees OfferedBachelors Degree
Distance Learning AvailableYes
Calendar SystemSemester

Admissions Information

Open AdmissionNo
ApplicantsTotal8,229
 % Admitted41%
 % Admitted Who Enrolled27%
Application RequirementsHigh School GPA
 High School TranscriptRequired
 High School RankingNeither required nor recommended
 College Prep CoursesRecommended
 Letter of RecommendationNeither required nor recommended
 Demonstration of CompetenciesNeither required nor recommended
 Admissions ExaminationRequired
 Test of English as a Foreign Language (International Students)Required
Standardized Tests% of Applicants Submitting SAT94%
 % of Applicants Submitting ACT12%
Admitted Student SAT Scores 25th Percentile75th Percentile
 SAT Critical Reading / 800470 / 800
 SAT Math400 / 800480 / 800
Admitted Student ACT Scores 25th Percentile75th Percentile
 ACT Composite15 / 3619 / 36

Tuition and Financial Aid

Tuition & FeesUndergraduate Application Fee$25
 Graduate Application Fee$40
 In-State Tuition & Fees$6,731
 Out-of-State Tuition & Fees$14,310
Financial Aid% Undergraduates with Financial Aid94%
 % Undergraduates with Loans82%
 % Undergraduates with Grants74%
 Average Undergraduate Financial Aid Award$ 0
Other CostsBooks and Supplies (Estimated)$1,500
 Typical On-Campus Room and Board Cost$11,443
 Off-Campus Room and Board Cost (Estimated)$11,408
 On-Campus Living Expenses (Estimated)$1,600
 Off-Campus Living Expenses (Estimated)$2,564
 Living with Family, Living Expenses (Estimated)$600

Neighborhood Data for the Dover Area

Median Age30.2
Median Household Income$47,754
Total Population35,849
Age/Gender % Men % Women
 Total47.1% 52.9%
 Age 0-951.5%48.5%
 Age 10-1758.2%41.8%
 Age 18-2448.8%51.2%
 Age 25-2950.4%49.6%
 Age 30-3947.1%52.9%
 40+43.8%56.2%
Race/Ethnicity% White49.0%
 % Black44.1%
 % Asian2.1%
 % Latino6.8%
 % Native American0.1%
 % Pacific Islander0.2%
 % Indian (South Asia)0.5%

Housing

On Campus Housing ProvidedYes
Meal Plan ProvidedYes, number of meals in the maximum meal plan offered
Typical On-Campus Room and Board Cost$11,443
Off-Campus Room and Board Cost (Estimated)$11,408
Median Rent (Rental Units of Any Size)$778
Rental Price Distribution StudioOne BedroomTwo Bedroom
 Under $50043.5%27.8%3.6%
 $500 to $7490.0%18.7%0.0%
 $750 to $99936.5%38.2%39.7%
 Over $100020.0%15.3%40.3%
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