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Delaware State University
Delaware State University 1200 N. Dupont Highway Dover, DE 19901 Phone: (302) 857-6060
  • General Information
    About Delaware State University

    Delaware State University is a public, comprehensive, 1890 land-grant institution. The mission of the University is to provide for the people of Delaware and others who are admitted, meaningful and relevant education that emphasizes both the liberal and professional aspects of higher education. Within this context, the University provides educational opportunities to all qualified citizens of this state and other states at a cost consistent with the economic status of the students as a whole. While recognizing its historical heritage, the University serves a diverse student population with a broad range of programs in instruction, service, and research, so that its graduates will become competent, productive and contributing citizens.


    Institutional statistical data was gathered from the U.S. Department of Education - Institute of Education Sciences, National Center for Education Statistics, 2009-2010.

    Institution Type
    • 4-year, Public
    Special Learning Opportunities
    • ROTC (Army, Air Force)
    • Teacher certification
    • Distance learning opportunities
    • Study abroad
    Student Services
    • General Education Courses
    • Career Services available upon completion
    Credit Accepted
    • Dual credit
    • The acceptance of credits for work experience or military experience are subject to review by the school and cannot be guaranteed.Advanced placement (AP) credits
    Religious Affiliation
    • Not applicable
    Federal Aid
    • Eligible students may receive Pell Grants and other federal aid (e.g. Direct Loans).
    Degrees/Certificates offered
    • Bachelor's degree
    • Master's degree
    Campus Setting
    • City: Small
    Disability Services Student
    • 3% or Less
  • Admission
    Total Applicants 8,075
    Percent Admitted 37%
    Men Admitted 33%
    Women Admitted 40%
    Full Time Retention Rate 66%
  • Submitted ACT & SAT Scores

    •     25th Percentile Score 75th Percentile Score
      Critical Reading 390 470
      Math 390 480
      Writing 380 470
    •     25th Percentile Score 75th Percentile Score
      Composite 15 20
      English 14 20
      Math 15 18
  • Student Demographics
    Total Enrolled 4,186
    Native American 10.0
    Asian 55.0
    African American 2,959.0
    Hispanic 85.0
    Enrolled FullTime Undergraduates 3,065
    Enrolled FullTime Graduates 350

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