Delaware State University (DSU)

Dover, DE

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Delaware State University

Delaware State University

Delaware State University Student Essentials

Delaware State University Student Essentials
Region: Mid-Atlantic
Setting: Large Town Setting
Type: Public
Affiliation: Not applicable
Size: Medium (2,000 to 5,000 Undergrad)
Mascot: Hornets
Nickname: DSU
Website: www.desu.edu
On-Campus Housing Available: Yes
Selectivity: Highly Selective
In-State Tuition: $ 7,336
Out-of-State Tuition: $ 15,692
Retention Rate: 60%
Enrollment: 4,406
Year Established: 1891

About DSU

A historically black public university, Delaware State serves students of all races from throughout the world. Though it was established in the late 19th century, Delaware State has become more widely known in the past 50 years for its research and public service.

Delaware State offers a wide range of academics for a school of its size. In addition to its 50+ undergraduate programs, DSU has more than 30 master’s and doctoral programs. Its undergraduate college is divided into a number of departments, some of which include:

* Agriculture & Natural Resources
* English & Foreign Languages
* History, Political Science & Philosophy
* Chemistry
* Education
* Mass Communications
* Physics & Pre-Engineering

DSU handles admissions on a rolling basis, so you can apply anytime. However, to ensure priority for admission and financial aid, it’s advised that you apply as early as possible. The university offers merit scholarships for both in-state and out-of-state students who qualify.

As a member of NCAA Division I, Delaware State University is a part of the Mid-Eastern Athletic and Eastern Collegiate Athletic conferences. DSU competes in over 15 intercollegiate sports, including basketball, cross country, football, and indoor & outdoor track.

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DSU Map & Location

Delaware State University
1200 N. Dupont Highway
Dover, DE 19901


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Getting Around DSU

Walkability

Good walkability. We think you’ll enjoy walking in this area.

6/10
walk

Transit

Minimal transit. This area doesn't have the greatest public transportation access.

4/10
rail

Weather

Seasonal average temperatures for Dover, DE

Winter
Dec
47
31
Jan
43
27
Feb
47
29
Spring
Mar
55
36
Apr
66
44
May
75
54
Summer
Jun
83
63
Jul
87
69
Aug
85
67
Fall
Sep
79
60
Oct
69
49
Nov
59
40

DSU Students

Full-Time Undergrad Students 3,848
Freshman Class 1,446
Total Students (Undergrads & Graduate Students) 4,406

Ethnic Diversity:

  • Latino: 5%
  • African American: 76%
  • Caucasian: 10%
  • Asian: 2%
  • Unknown and Other: 6%
Latino 5%
African American 76%
Caucasian 10%
Asian 2%
Unknown and Other 6%

Undergraduate 87%
Graduate 13%
Full-Time 73%
Part-Time 27%
Women 64%
Men 36%
International 1%
Domestic 99%

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Delaware State University

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