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  • Delta State University
  • General Address :
  • Hwy 8 West
    Cleveland, Mississippi 38733
    Phone: (662) 846-4000
  • Institution Type :
  • Public , 4-year
  • Student Population:
  • 1,000-5,000 students

  • Awards Offered:
  • Certificate
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  • About the School:
  • 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.
  • Admission information :
  • Undergraduate application fee (2013-2014): $25
    Undergraduate Admissions Fall 2013
    Number of applicants472198274
    Percent admitted89%84%93%
    Percent admitted who enrolled81%81%81%
    Admissions ConsiderationsRequiredRecommended
    Secondary school GPAX
    Secondary school rankX
    Secondary school recordX
    Completion of college-preparatory programX
    Admission test scores (SAT/ACT)X
    TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign language)X
    Test Scores: Fall 2013 (enrolled first-time students)
    Students submitting scoresNumberPercent
    Test Scores25th Percentile*75th Percentile**
    *  25% of students scored at or below
    ** 25% of students scored above
    • Data apply to first-time degree/certificate-seeking students.
    • Institutions are asked to report test scores only if they are required for admission.
    SAT Critical Reading410475
    SAT Math455570
    ACT Composite1822
    ACT English1723
    ACT Math1622
  • Tuition and Fees :
  • Estimated expenses for academic year2010-20112011-20122012-20132013-2014% change 2012-2013 to 2013-2014
    Tuition and fees$4,851$5,288$5,724$6,56214.6%
    Books and supplies$800$900$1,000$1,10010.0%
    Living arrangement
    On Campus
    Room and board$6,668$6,868$7,100$7,2001.4%
    Off Campus
    Room and board$6,668$6,868$7,100$7,2001.4%
    Off Campus with Family
    Total Expenses2010-20112011-20122012-20132013-2014% change 2012-2013 to 2013-2014
    On Campus$15,776$17,213$17,749$18,8876.4%
    Off Campus$15,776$17,213$17,749$18,8876.4%
    Off Campus with Family$15,776$17,213$17,749$18,8876.4%
  • Financial Aid Information:
  • Financial Aid Office Phone: (662) 846-4670
    Type of AidNumber receiving aidPercent receiving aidTotal amount of aid receivedAverage amount of aid received
    Any student financial aid135894%————
    Grant or scholarship aid35894%$2,512,872$7,019
    Federal grants20353%$906,163$4,464
    Pell grants20353%$887,863$4,374
    Other federal grants298%$18,300$631
    State/local government grant or scholarships11831%$93,045$789
    Institutional grants or scholarships25266%$1,513,664$6,007
    Student loan aid26971%$1,885,979$7,011
    Federal student loans26469%$1,835,314$6,952
    Other student loans103%$50,665$5,067

    Type of AidNumber receiving aidPercent receiving aidTotal amount of aid receivedAverage amount of aid received
    Grant or scholarship aid11,97772%$11,247,986$5,689
    Pell grants1,35849%$5,472,615$4,030
    Federal student loans1,55156%$11,798,688$7,607

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