Dover, DE

Delaware State University

www.desu.edu/ ⟶

Graduation Rate
32%
Tuition (In-State)
$8,358
Acceptance Rate
55%
Enrollment
5,826
Delaware State University is a public, comprehensive, 1890 land-grant institution that offers access and opportunity to diverse populations from Delaware, the nation, and the world. Building on its heritage as a historically black college, the University purposefully integrates the highest standards of excellence in teaching, research, and service in its baccalaureate, master's and doctoral programs. Its commitment to advance science, technology, liberal arts, and the professions produces capable and productive leaders who contribute to the sustainability and economic development of the global community.

Costs and Financial Aid

$28,906
Tuition
$8,358
Room and Board
$14,108
Books and Supplies
$2,000
Other Expenses
$4,440

Gross Annual Cost

Estimated Annual Cost

$28,906
Gross Annual Cost
Out of pocket:
$11,626
Estimated Annual Cost
Estimated annual cost generated from the Department of Education. Actual costs may vary based on individual circumstances.
$38,828
Tuition
$18,280
Room and Board
$14,108
Books and Supplies
$2,000
Other Expenses
$4,440

Gross Annual Cost

Estimated Annual Cost

$38,828
Gross Annual Cost
Out of pocket:
$11,626
Estimated Annual Cost
Actual costs may vary based on individual circumstances.
$28,906
Tuition
$8,358
Room and Board
$14,108
Books and Supplies
$2,000
Other Expenses
$4,440

Gross Annual Cost

Estimated Annual Cost

$28,906
Gross Annual Cost
Out of pocket:
$11,626
Estimated Annual Cost
Actual costs may vary based on individual circumstances.
Federal Grants
56%
$5,634
State/Local Grants
39%
$7,145
Institutional Grants
59%
$7,764
Loans
57%
$8,079

Percent Receiving Aid and Average Aid Amount

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Acceptance Rate and Test Scores

55%

Acceptance Rate

35% students submit SAT
3% students submit ACT

Applicants Submitting Test Scores

420-530
SAT
Verbal
410-530
SAT
Math
20-24
ACT
Composite

Typical Test Scores of Admitted Students

Diversity and Demographics

5,826
Students
85% Undergrad
15% Graduate

Degree Type

80% Full-time
20% Part-time

Full-time vs Part-time Status

4,996
Undergrad
Students
65% Female
35% Male

Gender Ratio

American Indian or Alaskan Native
0%
Asian or Pacific Islander
1%
Black
68%
Hispanic
7%
White
8%
Unknown
6%
Non-resident
3%

Race and Ethnicity of Undergrad Students

Graduation Rate and Most Popular Majors

32%
4 years

Graduation Rate

Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse
65
Psychology, General
59
Kinesiology and Exercise Science
57
Mass Communication/Media Studies
51
Business Administration and Management, General
48

Most Popular Majors and Number of Graduates

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