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DELTA STATE UNIVERSITY - [DSU], CLEVELAND, MISSISSIPPI

Cleveland, MississippiLOCATION
UniversitySCHOOL TYPE
Estd 1924Established Year
  3785Enrollment

Delta State University: Rankings, Courses, Admissions, Tuition Fee, Cost of Attendance & Scholarships

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Delta State University is located in Cleveland, Mississippi. It is among one of the eight public-funded universities in the USA. The university was established in 1924. Certificate courses, bachelor’s degrees, master’s degree, and doctoral degrees are offered by the university.

Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges accredited Delta State University to award bachelor, master, educational specialist, and doctorate degrees. The nursing program of this university is the most popular and has been ranked at a respectable place by various organizations such as College Choice and US News.

Delta State University Ranking

  • Ranked 26th on College Choice’s 50 Best Online BSN Programs for the year 2017
  • Recognized as the most affordable nursing program by CollegeChoice for the year 2017
  • Delta State University’s Robert E. Smith School of Nursing ranked 3rd on Mississippi’s best nursing schools according to www.registerednursing.org in the year 2017
  • Ranked 63rd among regional universities in the South, in the 2011 edition of Best Colleges by U.S. News Media Group

Highlights

Type of UniversityPublic
Campus settingRural 
LocationCleveland, Mississippi
Official Websitedeltastategiving.org
Number of Faculty157
Student-to-Faculty Ratio11:1
Number of Campuses1
Number of Residential Halls5
Mode of ProgramOnline/On-Campus
Types of ProgramsUndergraduate, Graduate, Continuing Education

Campus and Residence

The campus of Delta State University is located in Cleveland, Mississippi, United States of America. University offers on-campus housing to its students through 5 residence halls. Details about these halls are provided below:

  • Brumby- Castle Hall and Lawler- Harkins Hall are women’s residence halls.
  • Blansett Hall and Cain- Tatum/ Fugler- Hammett Hall are men’s residence halls.
  • Foundation Hall is for both men and women.

The application fee for applying for residence halls is USD 75. The deadlines for submitting the housing application are August 1 for fall semester; December 1 for spring semester; May 15 for summer I semester; and June 15 for summer II semester.

Programs

Continuing education, undergraduate, graduate and online programs are offered by the Delta State University.

  • Over 40 majors are offered at the undergraduate level.
  • Some of the popular bachelor’s degree offered are Arts, Business Administration, Applied Science, Fine Arts, Nursing and Social Work.
  • Graduate programs are offered through both online and on-campus mode of education.
  • Master of Business Administration, Master of Education in Counseling, Master of Education in Health, Physical Education, & Recreation, Master of Education in Secondary Education, Master of Education in Secondary Education, and Master of Professional Accountancy are some of the on-campus graduate programs offered by the university.

Application Process

Application Portal: Students can apply online through the university’s website.

Application Fee: University charges an application fee of 25 USD for undergraduate admission.

Admission Deadline: Application for the fall semester is accepted on June 1 and for the spring semester, on October 15.

Admission Requirements: Official transcripts of previously attended educational institutions, SAT or ACT scores, Financial bank statement, Medical requirements, proof of English proficiency.

Cost of Attendance

Tuition fees, for students enrolled in Delta State University program, is:

  • Full-time: 3,750 USD per semester
  • Part-time: 313 USD per semester

Cost of living in a double occupancy room of residential halls for a year is tabulated below:

Hall Cost per Year
Blansett4,590 USD
Brumby-Castle4,539 USD
Cain-Tatum 4,335 USD
Fugler-Hammett4,335 USD
Foundation Hall4,896 USD
Lawler-Harkins4,488 USD

Scholarships/Financial Aids

Delta State University offers academic and leadership types of scholarships to its students. Few of such scholarships offered by the college are:

Academic Scholarships:

  • Statesmen Scholar
    • Amount: 100% tuition fee
    • Minimum GPA should be 3.25
    • Resume, essay and a video has to be submitted
  • Academic Achievement
    • Amount: 50% Tuition
    • Minimum GPA should be 3.25
    • Priority deadline: November 11, 2019
  • Academic Opportunity
    • Amount: 25% tuition
    • ACT score should be between 23 and 25.
    • Minimum high school GPA should be 3.25

Leadership Scholarships:

  • National Merit Finalist and Semi-Finalist
    • Amount: 100% room and board and up to USD 600 books
    • Only current high school graduates are awarded this.
  • Boys State or Girls State Delegate
    • Amount: USD 4000
    • Minimum high school CGPA should be 3.00

Alumni Network

Delta State University has a wide network of alumni from all over the world. The members of the alumni association are provided with a number of benefits and perks like a discount of 10% in Delta State University bookstore, help in providing scholarships, personalized membership card, e-newsletter, etc.

Some of the notable alumni are Steve Azar, Jack Gregory, Mark Hudspeth, Jeanette W. Hyde, and Aubrey Matthews.

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Delta State University Overview

Institution TypePublic
Student Population5555
FAFSA Code002403
Application Cost$25
Accreditation SACSSCOC
Average Cost of Attendance$7,076 / Year
Student : Faculty Ratio1 : 1

Admission & Dates

Early action Deadlines

November 01

Application Deadline

April 01

Application Results

Regular decision Deadlines

January 15

Application Deadline

April 01

Application Results

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Test Scores for International Applicants

ExamsAvg. ScoreMin. ScoreMax. Score% Submitted
Language Proficiency
TOEFL-70- -
IELTS-6- -
Undergraduate
SATCheck Detailed Score10709401200 7%
Evidence-Based Reading and Writing540470610-
Mathematics530470590-
ACTCheck Detailed Score211823 93%
English211824-
Mathematics201723-

Delta State University Acceptance Rate

86.9%

Acceptance Rate

879

Total Applicants

5555

Total Enrolled

Male
Female

36.2%

Male

63.8%

Female

Undergraduate
Undergraduate Program86.9%
Total Applicants3705
Total Enrolled3220
Graduate
Graduate Programs86.9%
Total Applicants2687
Total Enrolled2335

Delta State University Enrollment

Enrollment
Delta State University Enrollment5555
Undergraduate Enrollment3220
Graduate Enrollment2335
Graduation Rate
Average Graduation Rate58.9%

Attendance Cost

$7,076

Attendance Cost

The table shows average yearly cost of attendance for international students. Amount may vary with the course opted, nature of accommodation, and personal spending habits of a candidate. Check Program wise Fees

Tuition Fees
Undergraduate Programs$7,076 / Year
Post Graduate Program$6,398 / Year
On Campus Accomodation
Books & Supplies$1,500 / Year
On campus, Room & Board$7,584 / Year
On Campus, Other Expenses$3,600 / Year
Off Campus Accomodation
Off campus (not with family), Room & Board$7,552 / Year
Off campus (not with family), Other Expenses$4,500 / Year
Off campus (with family), Room & Board$4,200 / Year
Off campus (with family), Other Expenses$5,000 / Year
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Top Accreditations [Institutional & Program Wise]

Institutional Accreditations
Southern Association of Colleges and Schools
Program Wise Accreditations
Arts ProgramsNational Association of Schools of Art and Design
Music ProgramsNational Association of Schools of Music
Nursing ProgramsCommission on Collegiate Nursing Education
ProgramsAcademy of Nutrition and Dietetics
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Faculty

Total FacultyFull TimePart timeGraduate Assistants
38332248158559
+1-662-8463000
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Highway 8 West, Cleveland, MS 38733
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Book Store

Jimmy R. Williams University Bookstore0.06 Km
Barnes & Noble0.06 Km
Cotton Row Bookstore1.27 Km
The Delta Christian1.32 Km

Airport

Planes Mart Aircraft Services LLC1.81 Km
Cleveland Municipal Airport-KRNV2.4 Km
Renova NDB RNV 2727.32 Km

*All distance are measured radially. Actual distance may vary

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