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Colleges / Delaware State University

Delaware State University

Dover, DE 4-Year Public
Acceptance Rate45%

About Delaware State University

Delaware State University is a public, state university in the suburb of Dover, Delaware. Delaware State University was founded in 1891. The college enrolls around 4,353 students a year, including 4,051 undergraduates.

2018 Acceptance Rate for Delaware State University

It is moderately difficult to get into Delaware State University. In 2018, Delaware State University accepted 45% of applicants. In 2018, 3,450 out of 7,636 total applicants were accepted.

Delaware State University Admissions Facts At-A-Glance
Overall Acceptance Rate 45%
Early Decision Acceptance Rate ED not offered
Early Action Acceptance Rate EA not offered
Average GPA 3.1
Test Optional Yes
Applicants Submitting SAT scores 92%

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Delaware State University is located in the town of Dover, Delaware,.

If you want to see Delaware State University for yourself, plan a visit. The best way to reach campus is to take Interstate 95 (I-95) to Dover, or book a flight to the nearest airport, Philadelphia International.

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College Info

1200 North DuPont Highway Dover, DE 19901-2277

Campus Setting: Suburban

Delaware State University Application Deadline

First-Year Applications are Due

Feb 1

Transfer Applications are Due

May 1

The deadline for Fall first-year applications to Delaware State University is Feb 1.

The deadline for Fall transfer applications to Delaware State University is May 1.

Check the school website for more information about deadlines for specific programs or special admissions programs

Delaware State University SAT Scores


Composite SAT Range

Not available


Math SAT Range

400 - 490


Reading SAT Range

420 - 500

Delaware State University Tuition & Fees

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Student Life

Wondering what life at Delaware State University is like? There are approximately 4,353 students enrolled at Delaware State University, including 4,051 undergraduate students and 302 graduate students. 88% percent of students attend school full-time, 49% percent are from DE and 51% percent of students are from other states.


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