Delaware State University Rankings

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In the World#2409 of 14178
In North America#743 of 2629
In the United States#680 of 2528
In Delaware#2 of 6
In Dover#1 of 3

Quick Review

Acceptance rate
53%
Average SAT
920
Average ACT
19
Aid receiving
98%
Undergraduates
4,315
Graduates
453
Male:Female Ratio
33:67
Control
Public
Highest Degree
Doctor's degree
Website
desu.edu

Delaware State University Acceptance rate and Admissions statistics

TotalMenWomen
Acceptance Rate53%49%55%
Applicants9,0842,8966,188
Admissions4,7941,4203,374
Freshmen enrolled full time1,107374733
Freshmen enrolled part time35629

2,144 students enrolled in some distance education courses.

144 enrolled exclusively in distance education.

SAT scores

Among admitted applicants
1,042 or 94%
submitted SAT

25% of them
had 820
or below

75% of them
had 1020
or below

Typical SAT scores of first-years in Delaware State University are 820-1020 (middle 50% range).

ACT scores

Among admitted applicants
148 or 13%
submitted ACT

25% of them
had 16
or below

75% of them
had 22
or below

Typical ACT scores of first-years in Delaware State University are 16-22 (middle 50% range).

Admissions requirements

SAT/ACT Required
Secondary school GPA Required
Secondary school record Required
TOEFL Required
College-preparatory program Recommended
Formal demonstration of competencies Neither required nor recommended
Other Tests Neither required nor recommended
Recommendations Neither required nor recommended
Secondary school rank Neither required nor recommended

Enrollment by race or ethnicity

Black or African American3162 (66%)
White447 (9%)
Nonresident Alien343 (7%)
Hispanic301 (6%)
Two or more races271 (6%)
Race or Ethnicity unknown195 (4%)
Asian32 (0.7%)
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander9 (0.2%)
American Indian or Alaska Native1 (0%)

Costs per year: Tuition, Housing, Fees

Average aid awarded
$9,945
Students receiving aid
98%

Tuition and fees

UndergraduatesGraduates
Tuition in-district$7,361$5,160
Tuition in-state$7,361$5,160
Tuition out-of-state$16,397$11,376
Fee in-district$897$350
Fee in-state$897$350
Fee out-of-state$897$350

Room and board price

Dormitory capacity2,820
Combined charge for room and board$11,984
Room charge$7,490
Meal charge$4,494

Delaware State University Majors

MajorBachelor'sMaster'sDoctoral
Social Work4433
Mass Communication & Media Studies77
Business Administration and Management, General5016
Kinesiology and Exercise Science57
Criminology43
Psychology, General42
Biology & Biological Sciences, General37
Sport and Fitness Administration & Management295
Agriculture, General282
Public Health, General24
Physics, General21
Elementary Education and Teaching21
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities, Other21
Accounting18
Engineering Physics & Applied Physics17
Political Science and Government, General17
Educational Leadership and Administration, General58
Registered Nursing & Registered Nurse11
English Language and Literature, General10
Computer Science81
Aeronautics & Aviation & Aerospace Science and Technology, General9
Fine & Studio Arts, General8
Chemistry, General62
Natural Resources Conservation and Research, Other8
Biological and Biomedical Sciences, Other8
Public Administration7
Chemistry, Other7
Apparel and Textiles, General6
Sociology6
Mathematics, General14
Natural Resources Management and Policy5
Hospitality Administration & Management, General5
Applied Mathematics, General4
Neuroscience3
History, General3
Physical Education Teaching and Coaching3
Fine and Studio Arts Management3
Optics & Optical Sciences3
Early Childhood Education and Teaching2
Foods, Nutrition, and Wellness Studies, General2
Junior High & Intermediate & Middle School Education and Teaching2
Design and Applied Arts, Other2
Education, General2
Visual and Performing Arts, Other2
Mathematics Teacher Education2
Music, General1
Grand Total6588914
TotalMenWomen
Graduation rate42%35%45%
  • Full-time retention rate - 70%
  • Part-time retention rate - 14%

Publications & Citations

Publications
1,820
Citations
49,810

Publication count by topic

Biology
287
Physics
250
Mathematics
211
Chemistry
205
Computer science
166
Materials science
130
Psychology
106
Medicine
63
Geography
52
Political science
45
Environmental science
39
Business
38
Sociology
38
Economics
31
Engineering
28
Art
21
Geology
20
History
18
Philosophy
1

Topical rankings by citation count

DisciplineWorld RankCitations
Mathematics66519,518
Physics11565,970
Geology1733520
Geography1773543
Computer science18433,114
Psychology19672,370
Sociology2015321
Political science2023162
Biology20285,577
Art22017
Engineering2208852
Environmental science2225656
Chemistry22803,975
Materials science23741,850
Economics2421297
History24706
Business2886207
Medicine3526559

Annual publication & citation counts

YearPublicationsCitations
1990829
1991839
19921354
1993748
1994836
1995862
1996771
19971265
199822107
1999782
200014120
200120107
200222165
200321162
200430218
200532266
200646284
200754445
200878518
2009114712
20101161118
2011981171
20121141614
20131322607
20141243786
20151104528
20161035268
20171036018
20181065571
2019975741
2020826284

General info

Alternative namesDSU
Founded1891
WikipediaDelaware State University
MottoMaking our mark on the world
Enter to Learn, Go forth and serve
Colorscherry red, columbia blue
Academic CalendarSeptember to May. Also Summer Sessions (May - August)
Total FTE staff816
Carnegie ClassificationMaster's Colleges & Universities: Medium Programs

Location and Contacts

Address1200 N. Dupont Highway
Dover, Delaware, 19901
United States
City population36,000
Phone3028576060
Fax+1 (302) 857 6069

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