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Delta State University Scholarships

Hwy 8 West Tuition In/Out-State: $5,174 / $14,270 Total Fall Enrollment: 4,327
Cleveland , MS 38733 Books and Supplies: $1,000 Applicants Admitted: 64%
(662) 846-4020 On-campus Room and Board: $7,100 Receiving Aid of Some Type: 86% Undergraduate Application Fee: $25 Receiving Institutional Aid: 39% , $3,420 on average
Source: National Center for Education Statistics
  • Delta State University General Information

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    Address Hwy 8 West, Cleveland, MS 38733
    Phone Number (662) 846-4020
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    Mission Statement As a regional Carnegie Master's I university located in Cleveland, Mississippi, Delta State University serves as an educational and cultural center for the Mississippi Delta, emphasizing service to the Northern Delta counties and its campus centers in Clarksdale and Greenville. The University offers undergraduate, graduate and continuing education programs of study leading to baccalaureate and master's degrees in the Colleges of Arts and Sciences, Business, Education and the School of Nursing, as well as a Doctorate in Education. Emphasis is placed on excellence in instruction, followed by service and research, in the creation of a community of scholars. With special attention to small classes, a friendly environment, and a broad liberal arts foundation, the University encourages significant student-faculty interactions. Delta State provides programs and services that promote intellectual, cultural, ethical, physical, and social development. Students from different cultural, socioeconomic, and ethnic backgrounds will develop the ability to respect and evaluate the thoughts of others; to develop, assess, and express their own thoughts effectively; and to use the techniques of research and performance associated with their disciplines.
    Type of School Four or more years, Public
    Religious affiliation None
    Highest degree offered Doctorate
    Calendar Semester
    Setting Town, remote from an urban area
    Distance learning opportunities Yes

    Delta State University Size

    Total enrollment 4,327
    Enrolled full time 2,961
    Enrolled part time 1,366

    Delta State University Student Body

    Men enrolled full time 1,156
    Women enrolled full time 1,805
    American Indian/Alaskan Native 0%
    Asian/Pacific Islander 1%
    Black/Non-Hispanic 41%
    Hispanic 1%
    White/Non-Hispanic 57%
    Non-Resident Alien 2%
    Race/ethnicity unknown 0%
  • Delta State University Admission Basics

    Admissions office phone number (662) 846-4020
    Open admission policy No
    Undergraduate Application fee $25
    Applied 617
    Admitted 394
    Enrolled 364
    Admitted % 64%

    Delta State University Admission factors

    Admission test scores Required
    Secondary school GPA Required
    Secondary school rank Recommended
    Secondary school record Required
    TOEFL Required
    Completion of college preparatory program Required
    Recommendations Neither required nor recommended
    Formal demonstration of competencies Neither required nor recommended

    Delta State University Admission statistics

    Students submitting SAT 4%
    SAT 1 Verbal 25th percentile score 430
    SAT 1 Verbal 75th percentile score 540
    SAT 1 Math 25th percentile score 460
    SAT 1 Math 75th percentile score 540
    Students submitting ACT 95%
    ACT Composite 25th percentile score 18
    ACT Composite 75th percentile score 23
  • Delta State University Cost

    In-State Tuition, Full-time Undergraduates $5,174
    Out-of-state Tuition, Full-time Undergraduates $14,270
    Books and Supplies $1,000
    On-campus room and board $7,100
    Off-campus room and board $7,100

    Delta State University Financial Aid

    Students Receiving Aid 86%
    Receiving Federal Grants 61% , $3,032 on average
    Receiving Institutional Aid 39% , $3,420 on average
    Receiving Student Loans 50% , $4,473 on average
  • Delta State University Programs & Majors

    Graduates in 2009/2010 academic year.

    Biological and Biomedical Sciences Bachelor Master Doctorate
    Biology/Biological Sciences, General 33 0 0
    Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services Bachelor Master Doctorate
    Accounting 15 10 0
    Business Administration and Management, General 21 43 0
    Business/Commerce, General 39 0 0
    Finance, General 10 0 0
    Hospitality Administration/Management, General 2 0 0
    Insurance 6 0 0
    Management Information Systems, General 20 0 0
    Marketing/Marketing Management, General 13 0 0
    Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs Bachelor Master Doctorate
    Journalism 3 0 0
    Education Bachelor Master Doctorate
    Counselor Education/School Counseling and Guidance Services 0 24 0
    Education, General 0 0 2
    Educational Leadership and Administration, General 0 9 0
    Elementary Education and Teaching 44 76 0
    English/Language Arts Teacher Education 2 0 0
    Mathematics Teacher Education 3 0 0
    Music Teacher Education 6 0 0
    Physical Education Teaching and Coaching 45 11 0
    Secondary Education and Teaching 0 6 0
    Social Science Teacher Education 13 0 0
    Special Education and Teaching, General 0 7 0
    Teacher Education, Multiple Levels 0 12 0
    English Language and Literature/Letters Bachelor Master Doctorate
    English Language and Literature, General 12 0 0
    Family and Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences Bachelor Master Doctorate
    Family and Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences, General 19 0 0
    Foreign languages, literatures, and Linguistics Bachelor Master Doctorate
    Foreign Languages and Literatures, General 4 0 0
    Health Professions and Related Clinical Sciences Bachelor Master Doctorate
    Athletic Training/Trainer 11 0 0
    Audiology/Audiologist and Speech-Language Pathology/Pathologist 18 0 0
    Nursing/Registered Nurse (RN, ASN, BSN, MSN) 19 0 0
    Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursing, Other 0 9 0
    History Bachelor Master Doctorate
    History, General 3 0 0
    Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities Bachelor Master Doctorate
    General Studies 0 0 0
    Mathematics and Statistics Bachelor Master Doctorate
    Mathematics, General 4 0 0
    Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies Bachelor Master Doctorate
    Biological and Physical Sciences 2 0 0
    Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other 20 0 0
    Physical Sciences Bachelor Master Doctorate
    Chemistry, General 8 0 0
    Psychology Bachelor Master Doctorate
    Psychology, General 22 0 0
    Public Administration and Social Service Professions Bachelor Master Doctorate
    Community Organization and Advocacy 0 5 0
    Social Work 22 0 0
    Security and Protective Services Bachelor Master Doctorate
    Criminal Justice/Safety Studies 22 8 0
    Social Sciences Bachelor Master Doctorate
    Political Science and Government, General 9 0 0
    Social Sciences, General 7 0 0
    Transportation and Materials Moving Bachelor Master Doctorate
    Aeronautics/Aviation/Aerospace Science and Technology, General 4 0 0
    Airline/Commercial/Professional Pilot and Flight Crew 11 0 0
    Aviation/Airway Management and Operations 0 11 0
    Visual and Performing Arts Bachelor Master Doctorate
    Music, General 3 0 0
    Visual and Performing Arts, General 24 0 0
  • Delta State University Deadlines

    Regular Admissions

    Regular application deadline No closing date
    Priority application deadline August 1
    Fall application deadline August 1
    SAT Reasoning / ACT scores due -
    SAT Subject score report due -
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    Student must reply to acceptance by No set date
    Deadline for housing deposit August 1

    Financial Aid

    Financial aid priority deadline March 1
    Financial aid deadline -
    College will notify student of financial aid decisions on or about -
    Student must reply to financial aid decision by -

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    Transfer Students

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    Transfer priority financial aid deadline -
    Transfer application closing date Rolling admission
    Transfer deadline for filing financial aid forms -
    College will notify student of transfer decision by -
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Art Department Portfolio Scholarships

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These scholarships are competitively awarded to incoming freshmen of the following academic year who major in art. Students are required to present portfolios of their recent work on the annual Portfolio Day held each Spring. The portfolios are judged and the scholarships are awarded by the Art Department Scholarship Committee and cannot be applied for by application.
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