Delta State University Rankings

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In the World#3392 of 14178
In North America#991 of 2629
In the United States#918 of 2528
In Mississippi#8 of 18
In Cleveland#1 of 1

Quick Review

Acceptance rate
94%
Average SAT
1115
Average ACT
21
Aid receiving
94%
Undergraduates
3,109
Graduates
642
Male:Female Ratio
40:60
Control
Public
Highest Degree
Doctor's degree

Delta State University Acceptance rate and Admissions statistics

TotalMenWomen
Acceptance Rate94%94%94%
Applicants1,072433639
Admissions1,008406602
Freshmen enrolled full time280137143
Freshmen enrolled part time1046

1,207 students enrolled in some distance education courses.

646 enrolled exclusively in distance education.

SAT scores

Among admitted applicants
21 or 7%
submitted SAT

25% of them
had 980
or below

75% of them
had 1250
or below

Typical SAT scores of first-years in Delta State University are 980-1250 (middle 50% range).

ACT scores

Among admitted applicants
268 or 92%
submitted ACT

25% of them
had 18
or below

75% of them
had 24
or below

Typical ACT scores of first-years in Delta State University are 18-24 (middle 50% range).

Admissions requirements

College-preparatory program Required
SAT/ACT Required
Secondary school GPA Required
Secondary school record Required
TOEFL Required
Secondary school rank Considered but not required
Formal demonstration of competencies Neither required nor recommended
Other Tests Neither required nor recommended
Recommendations Neither required nor recommended

Enrollment by race or ethnicity

White2197 (59%)
Black or African American1089 (29%)
Nonresident Alien149 (4%)
Race or Ethnicity unknown117 (3%)
Hispanic103 (3%)
Two or more races58 (2%)
Asian27 (0.7%)
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander3 (0.1%)
American Indian or Alaska Native2 (0.1%)

Costs per year: Tuition, Housing, Fees

Average aid awarded
$7,143
Students receiving aid
94%

Tuition and fees

UndergraduatesGraduates
Tuition in-district$7,501$7,501
Tuition in-state$7,501$7,501
Tuition out-of-state$7,501$7,501
Fee in-district$170$170
Fee in-state$170$170
Fee out-of-state$170$170

Room and board price

Dormitory capacity1,277
Combined charge for room and board$7,908
Room charge$4,530
Meal charge$3,378

Delta State University Majors

MajorBachelor'sMaster'sDoctoral
Business Administration and Management, General2180
Elementary Education and Teaching3855
Physical Education Teaching and Coaching6414
Registered Nursing & Registered Nurse74
Biology & Biological Sciences, General43
Educational Leadership and Administration, General40
Family and Consumer Sciences & Human Sciences, General37
Psychology, General36
General Studies30
Counselor Education & School Counseling and Guidance Services28
Business & Commerce, General25
Criminal Justice & Safety Studies186
Social Work22
Arts, Entertainment, and Media Management, Other20
Aviation & Airway Management and Operations20
Visual and Performing Arts, General18
Marketing & Marketing Management, General17
Accounting105
Education, General12
Health & Health Care Administration & Management11
English Language and Literature, General10
Audiology & Audiologist and Speech-Language Pathology & Pathologist10
Teacher Education, Multiple Levels10
Multi- & Interdisciplinary Studies, Other9
Biological and Physical Sciences54
Music, General8
Music Teacher Education8
Science Technologies & Technicians, Other26
Special Education and Teaching, General8
Management Information Systems, General7
Digital Arts7
Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursin7
Airline & Commercial & Professional Pilot and Flight Crew6
English & Language Arts Teacher Education5
History, General5
Aeronautics & Aviation & Aerospace Science and Technology, General5
Social Sciences, General4
Political Science and Government, General4
Chemistry, General4
Liberal Arts and Sciences & Liberal Studies4
Nursing Practice4
Mathematics Teacher Education3
Community Organization and Advocacy3
Social Science Teacher Education2
Finance, General2
Mathematics, General2
Secondary Education and Teaching1
Grand Total59229116
TotalMenWomen
Graduation rate39%32%43%
  • Full-time retention rate - 67%
  • Part-time retention rate - 29%

Publications & Citations

Publications
1,024
Citations
8,593

Publication count by topic

Medicine
169
Business
103
Biology
92
Psychology
85
Chemistry
81
Political science
72
Environmental science
64
Geography
53
Sociology
52
Economics
43
Computer science
38
Engineering
34
Mathematics
17
Geology
16
History
10
Art
8
Materials science
7
Philosophy
6
Physics
3

Topical rankings by citation count

DisciplineWorld RankCitations
History122176
Geography1667637
Art174916
Sociology1904378
Environmental science19121,001
Business2045608
Political science2117141
Psychology22471,558
Economics2391307
Philosophy27982
Medicine3097875
Geology318345
Biology32801,098
Chemistry3415898
Engineering418964
Computer science4385158
Mathematics490433
Materials science536511
Physics53771

Annual publication & citation counts

YearPublicationsCitations
1990112
1991113
1992018
199336
1994214
1995118
1996615
1997316
199845
1999810
2000616
2001727
2002923
20031238
20041449
20052098
200630116
200731168
200835182
200930252
201026357
201189417
201251536
201357656
201471799
201578744
201668580
201745599
201860620
201981735
202087905

General info

Founded1924
WikipediaDelta State University
Colorsgreen, white
Academic CalendarAugust to May (August - December; January-May)
Total FTE staff534
Carnegie ClassificationMaster's Colleges & Universities: Larger Programs

Location and Contacts

Address1003 W Sunflower Road
Cleveland, Mississippi, 38733
United States
City population16,000
Phone6628463000
Fax+1 (662) 846 4016

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