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Find out more about the characteristics of students who attend DSU.
See how many students applied, accepted, and enrolled at DSU. Learn more about students’ high school preparation and test scores.
Learn about costs to attend DSU and how much financial aid is typically awarded.
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Learn more about professors, where students live, and campus safety at DSU.
Discover ways to be actively involved in your education at DSU – inside and outside the classroom.
See which majors are most popular at DSU and what recent graduates plan to do after earning their bachelor's degree.
Discover how many students who start at DSU finish their bachelor's degree and how long it takes.
Figure out what learning gains to expect in critical thinking, writing, and other important subjects at DSU.
Delaware State University is a public, comprehensive, 1890 land-grant institution. The mission of the University is to provide for the people of Delaware and others who are admitted, meaningful and relevant education that emphasizes both the liberal and professional aspects of higher education. Within this context, the University provides educational opportunities to all qualified citizens of this state and other states at a cost consistent with the economic status of the students as a whole. While recognizing its historical heritage, the University serves a diverse student population with a broad range of programs in instruction, service, and research, so that its graduates will become competent, productive and contributing citizens.
Delaware State University’s 400-acre main campus was founded in 1891 as a land-grant institution. Conveniently located in Dover, Delaware, the campus is situated one hour south of Wilmington and north of the beach areas and just 1.5 hours south of Philadelphia, east of Baltimore, and Washington, DC. Delaware State University also has satellite sites in both Wilmington and Georgetown, Delaware. Delaware State University’s faculty is comprised of 184 faculty members within 20 academic departments with 146 faculty members possessing PhDs, 149 possessing a terminal degree (PhD, Terminal Master’s or Flight Captain) and 39 have reached the academic rank of full professor. The student-to-faculty ratio is 20:1. The University has a total of 6 colleges, covering 63 undergraduate, 20 masters, and 5 doctoral degree programs.