Delta State University Overview
Delta State University is a public institution located in Cleveland, Mississippi. Cleveland is a great place for students who enjoy small town life.
What Is Delta State University Known For?
- The highest award offered at Delta State University is the doctor's degree.
- For the 2017-2018 academic year, 60% of the faculty were full-time.
Delta State University Rankings
These rankings may look different from those published by other outlets, because we use an outcomes-based approach rather than a subjective one. We get our data from a number of places, including the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) and the College Scorecard. For more information, check out our rankings and methodology page.
Program Level Awards
These are highlights of some of the most noteworthy awards granted to specific programs at Delta State University.
Where Is Delta State University?
Contact details for Delta State University are given below.
|Address:||1003 W Sunflower Road, Cleveland, MS 38733|
How Do I Get Into Delta State University?
You can apply to Delta State University online at: www.deltastate.edu/academic-affairs/admissions/
Admission Requirements for Delta State University
|High School GPA||required|
|High School Rank||recommended|
|High School Transcript||required|
|College Prep Program||required|
|Recommendations||neither required nor recommended|
|SAT or ACT Scores||required|
How Hard Is It To Get Into Delta State University?
Approximately 43% of accepted students are men and 57% are women. The acceptance rate for men is 85%, and the acceptance rate for women is 89%.
Average Test Scores
About 7% of students accepted to Delta State University submitted their SAT scores. When looking at the 25th through the 75th percentile, SAT Evidence-Based Reading and Writing scores ranged between 470 and 610. Math scores were between 470 and 590.
Can I Afford Delta State University?
The net price is calculated by adding tuition, room, board and other costs and subtracting financial aid.
Student Loan Debt
It's not uncommon for college students to take out loans to pay for school. In fact, almost 66% of students nationwide depend at least partially on loans. At Delta State University, approximately 65% of students took out student loans averaging $6,021 a year. That adds up to $24,084 over four years for those students.
The student loan default rate at Delta State University is 10.3%. This is about the same as the national default rate of 10.1%.
Delta State University Undergraduate Student Diversity
There are also 642 graduate students at the school.
Of the 1,981 full-time undergraduates at Delta State University, 45% are male and 55% are female.
The racial-ethnic breakdown of Delta State University students is as follows.
|Race/Ethnicity||Number of Grads|
|Black or African American||613|
|Hispanic or Latino||47|
Mississippi students aren't the only ones who study at Delta State University. At this time, 21 states are represented by the student population at the school.
Over 53 countries are represented at Delta State University. The most popular countries sending students to the school are United Kingdom, Canada, and Nigeria.
Online Learning at Delta State University
The following chart shows how the online learning population at Delta State University has changed over the last few years.
This school is the 18th most popular in Mississippi for online learning according to the online graduations recorded by the Department of Education for the academic year 2017-2018.
Online Growth Rankings of Delta State University
The average growth rate over the last four years of online students at Delta State University was -2.4%. This is the #2,354 largest growth rate of all schools that are only partially online. This refers to all students at Delta State University regardless of major.
The following table shows the 1-year growth rate of Delta State University majors that offer at least one online course. This table only includes majors with positive growth.
|Major||1-Year Growth Rate|
|Business Administration & Management||3%|
|Criminal Justice & Corrections||17%|
|Homeland Security, Law Enforcement & Firefighting||17%|
|Other Science Technologies/Technicians||25%|
|Science Technologies / Technicians||25%|
|Teacher Education Grade Specific||6%|
The table below shows how the average growth rate over 4 years at Delta State University ranks compared to all other partially online schools that offer a specific major. Note that the majors may or may not be offered online at Delta State University.
When we speak of partially online, we are referring to schools whose online population is less than 50% of its total student body. Mostly online refers to those with online populations greater than or equal to 50%.
Delta State University Undergraduate Concentrations
The table below shows the number of awards for each concentration.
*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.
- College Factual
- National Center for Education Statistics
- Image Credit: By Kilobytezero under License
More about our data sources and methodologies.
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