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Delaware State University

Delaware State University

1200 N. Dupont Highway
Dover, DE 19901
(302) 857-6060

Delaware State University is a historically black, public, 4-year, research institution, founded in 1891. DSU, which is near the heart of downtown, is located in Dover, DE. Del State is the the fourth oldest and the fifth biggest institution in the state of Delaware. DSU offers subjects including biology, math, and computer science. This medium-sized university offers students 78 degrees at the bachelors level, 26 masters level degrees, and three doctoral level degrees. 3,757 students sought degrees from the 89 programs at this university in 2010. The Middle States Commission on Higher Education accredits DESU. It is one of 2 research universities in Delaware.

Admission

In 2010, 8,229 students applied to Del State for admission. This university admitted approximately 41% of applicants or 3,374 students. Just over two-thirds of the admitted students are women.

Admission

In 2010, 8,229 students applied to Del State for admission. This university admitted approximately 41% of applicants or 3,374 students. Just over two-thirds of the admitted students are women.

  • Percent Admitted students who applied: 41%
  • Percent Admitted of women who applied were admitted: 44%
  • Percent Admitted of men who applied were admitted: 36%

Student Demographics

In 2010, Del State had 3,757 students enrolled.

Student Demographics

In 2010, Del State had 3,757 students enrolled.

  • Total Enrolled Male: 1428
  • Total Enrolled Female: 2329
  • Undergraduate Male: 1281
  • Undergraduate Female: 2091
  • Graduate Male: 158
  • Graduate Female: 227

Faculty Demographics

This university employs 343 faculty. Close to 57% of faculty are full-time and approximately 42% of faculty are part-time. Approximately 43% of faculty are female.

Faculty Demographics

This university employs 343 faculty. Close to 57% of faculty are full-time and approximately 42% of faculty are part-time. Approximately 43% of faculty are female.

  • Male: 194
  • Female: 149
Information based on 2010-12 data from the U.S. Department of Education, National Center for Education Statistics.
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