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Delta State, founded as a teachers' college in 1924, is a public university. Its 332-acre campus is located in Cleveland, in the Mississippi Delta.

Website: www.deltastate.edu/

Public
Co-ed
3,075
Undergraduate
Students
(58.5%) 1,799 Women
(41.5%) 1,276 Men
640
Graduate
Students

Admission

Entrance Difficulty
Noncompetitive
Overall Admission Rate
85% of 905 applicants were admitted
Early Action Offered
No
Early Decision Offered
No
Regular Admission Deadline
Rolling

Qualifications of Enrolled Freshmen

Average GPA
3.39
SAT Math
480-600 range of middle 50%
SAT EBRW
527 average
470-590 range of middle 50%
ACT Composite
21 average
18-24 range of middle 50%
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Money Matters

Cost of Attendance
$20,879
Tuition and Fees
$7,671
Room and Board
$7,908
Average Percent of Need Met
Not reported
Average Freshman Award
$10,220
Average Indebtedness of 2018 Graduates
Not reported
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Academics

Academic Calendar System
Semester
General Education/Core Curriculum
Required for most or all students
Full-Time Faculty Teaching Undergraduates
157
Regular Class Size
2-9 students: 29% of classes
10-19 students: 35% of classes
20-29 students: 23% of classes
30-39 students: 8% of classes
40-49 students: 4% of classes
50-99 students: 1% of classes
Over 100 students: 0% of classes
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Campus Life

Cleveland Population
12,438
Nearest Metropolitan Area
Freshman Housing Guarantee
Freshmen are guaranteed housing
Students in College Housing
39% of all students
Athletic Conferences
NCAA Division II
Mascot
Statesmen/Lady Statesmen; Fighting Okra
Sororities
25% of women participate
Fraternities
20% of men participate
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Students

Ethnicity of Students from U.S.
0.2% American Indian/Alaskan Native
1.1% Asian
29.6% Black/African-American
3.2% Hispanic/Latino
1.5% Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
0.1% Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
63.5% White
1.0% Unknown
International Students
4.3% from 47 countries
First-Year Students Returning
67.0%
Students Graduating Within 4 Years
17.7%
Graduates Offered Full-Time Employment Within 6 Months
65%
Graduates Pursuing Advanced Study Directly
Not reported
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