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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
3,109
Undergraduate
Students
(58.0%) 1,802 Women
(42.0%) 1,307 Men
642
Graduate
Students

Admission

Entrance Difficulty
Noncompetitive
Overall Admission Rate
94% of 1,072 applicants were admitted
Early Action Offered
No
Early Decision Offered
No
Regular Admission Deadline
Rolling

Qualifications of Enrolled Freshmen

Average GPA
3.35
SAT Math
560 average
510-630 range of middle 50%
SAT EBRW
556 average
470-620 range of middle 50%
ACT Composite
21 average
18-24 range of middle 50%
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Money Matters

Cost of Attendance
$21,406
Tuition and Fees
$8,121
Room and Board
$7,985
Average Percent of Need Met
Not reported
Average Freshman Award
$10,250
Average Indebtedness of 2019 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
155
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
Not reported
Freshman Housing Guarantee
Freshmen are guaranteed housing
Students in College Housing
27% of all students
Athletic Conferences
NCAA Division II
Mascot
Statesmen/Lady Statesmen; Fighting Okra
Sororities
17% of women participate
Fraternities
15% of men participate
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Students

Ethnicity of Students from U.S.
0.3% American Indian/Alaskan Native
0.7% Asian
32.3% Black/African-American
2.5% Hispanic/Latino
1.7% Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
0.0% Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
61.5% White
0.9% Unknown
International Students
3.5% from 48 countries
First-Year Students Returning
67.5%
Students Graduating Within 4 Years
19.6%
Graduates Offered Full-Time Employment Within 6 Months
Not reported
Graduates Pursuing Advanced Study Directly
Not reported
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