Delta State University: Review & Facts

Overall Rating: Overall Ranking - Very GoodQuality: Education Quality Rating - OustandingSafety: Capmus Safety Rating - Below AverageCosts: Tuition & Fees Cost Rating - Good
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Delta State University is a medium four-year, public school with 4,765 students enrolled. This institution was founded in 1924 and is the only school located in Cleveland, Mississippi.

Academic Offerings



Majors
Offered
46
Delta State University will give you the opportunity to get a bachelor's degree, master's degree, postmaster certificate, or doctoral degree.

Delta State University follows a semester-based curriculum calendar system and offers choices in 46 majors. The most popular concentrations are Education, Business, Management, Nursing, and Social Work. Read the details about Majors offered at this college and see prorgam Ratings against other schools.
It is worthwhile to know student retention and graduation rates when you apply to a school to get your diploma or to engage in a long-term study; high retention and graduation rates are usually a good sign. However, if you anticipate to transfer or take non-credit coursework, these metrics are not important.

Student Retention
67%
Delta State University student retention rate is relatively low at 67% (below Mississippi average). Taking this statistic into consideration, apparently students like their stay at this school.

The graduation rate at Delta State University is low: 45%.

Student to faculty ratio at Delta State University is reasonably decent - 18:1. Find out more about faculty at this college in the Faculty & Salaries report.

Tuition and Loans



Tuition and fees per year
$14,900
Average tuition costs are slightly high - around $14,300 annually. The additional fees at Delta State University not covered by tuition are about $600; this makes it a total of $14,900 a year.

Read the details about Delta State University additional charges as well as availability of loans and likelyhood of repayning them upon graduation in the Tuition & Loans report for this college.

Admissions Information



Acceptance
Rate
89%
According to government data, 510 applications were submitted and 455 were accepted; so it is easy to enroll at this school.

The school will consider accepting your dual credits and advanced placement credits at entry.

Read the details about admissions as well applicants test score information at Delta State University in the Admissions and Tests report for this school.

Opportunities and Services



Dormatory
Annual Price
$4,000
Delta State University provides a distance education program.

There are options for on-campus part-time employment at Delta State University, which allows students to cover some of the tuition expenses. Additionally, this school helps students to evaluate their career options and to find a full-time job upon graduation.

Safety
Grade
C-
Delta State University provides on-campus housing. Dormitory capacity at this college accommodates nearly 1,100 students, which offers a nice on-campus housing opportunity. The room price is relatively low - approximately $4,000 annually.

Army ROTC programs are available at Delta State University. Reserve Officers' Training Corps commissioning programs typically imply elective classes in addition to required college curriculum, possible funding for your tuition, and an obligation to serve upon graduation.

ROTC
Available
Yes
It is important to keep in mind that enrolling in a ROTC course does not commit you to serve unless you have received a ROTC scholarship, grant, or any other funding.

Based on the college crime data, Delta State University seems to be a relatively unsafe school. Read the details in the Campus Crime report for this college.

Delta State University Location and Maps



Post Address: Delta State University, Hwy 8 West, Cleveland, Mississippi 38733, USA
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