Delaware State UniversitySchool Overview: Acceptance Rate, Tuition, and More

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Dover, Delaware Public Nonprofit regional Accreditation

$8,258

Avg in-state tuition

$17,294

Avg out-of-state tuition

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About Delaware State University

Delaware State University is a small public university located on an urban campus in Dover, Delaware. It has a total undergraduate enrollment of 4,768, and admissions are selective, with an acceptance rate of 53%. The university offers 88 bachelor's degrees, has an average graduation rate of 42%, and a student-faculty ratio of 16:1. Tuition and fees for in-state students are $8,258, while tuition and fees for out-of-state students are $17,294.

Admissions Breakdown

Acceptance Rate Insight

53% of students were accepted during the 2019-2020 school year. Sometimes schools with midrange acceptance rates have higher standards of entry but are still accessible to many students who apply.

Acceptance Rate 53%

Retention Rate 70%

Graduation Rate 42%

Data collected from the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS), [2019-2020]. In the absence of IPED data, information was collected directly from the school and is accurate as of the date of collection. Contact the school directly for the most current and complete information.

SAT & ACT

SAT 25th-75th Percentile 820-1020

ACT 25th-75th Percentile 16-22

Ways to Learn

Hybrid The program is a combination of on-campus and online learning and varies per program.
International Online classes are available for students around the world.

Learning Environment

67%

Female Student Population

16:1

Student to Faculty Ratio

5k

Number of Students Enrolled

Demographics

Black

66%

White

9%

Non-U.S. Citizen

7%

Hispanic

6%

Two or more races

6%

Unknown

4%

Asian

1%

American Indian/Alaska Native

0%

Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander

0%

Socio-Economic Diversity

58% of students received an income-based federal Pell Grant intended for low-income students.

Data collected from the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS), [2019-2020]. In the absence of IPED data, information was collected directly from the school and is accurate as of the date of collection. Contact the school directly for the most current and complete information.

Financial Aid Breakdown

Students Receiving Aid

Federal Grant Aid

70%

State Grant Aid

44%

Institution Grant Aid

62%

Pell Grant

58%

Average Aid Awarded
Federal Grant Aid $4,101
State Grant Aid $5,355
Institution Grant Aid $6,659
Pell Grant Aid $4,894

Data collected from the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS), [2019-2020]. In the absence of IPED data, information was collected directly from the school and is accurate as of the date of collection. Contact the school directly for the most current and complete information.

Resource

Understanding Grants & Scholarships