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Delta State University

Cleveland, MS 4-Year Public
Acceptance Rate99%
Acceptance Rate99%

About Delta State University

Delta State University is a public, state university in the town of Cleveland, MS. Delta State University was founded in 1924. The college enrolls around 2,558 students per year, including 1,900 undergraduates.

2022 Acceptance Rate for Delta State University

It is not competitive to get into Delta State University. Delta State University admitted 99% of all applicants in 2022. In 2022, 923 out of 936 total applicants were accepted.

Delta State University Admissions Facts At-A-Glance
Overall Acceptance Rate 99%
Early Decision Acceptance Rate ED not offered
Early Action Acceptance Rate EA not offered
Average GPA 3.5
Test Optional May require tests
Applicants Submitting SAT scores 8%

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Delta State University Campus Tours

Delta State University is located in Cleveland, MS,.

If you would like to see Delta State University for yourself, be sure to plan a visit! The best way to reach campus is to take U.S. Highway 8 to Cleveland, or book a flight to the nearest airport, Memphis International.

You can also take a virtual campus tour to get a sense of what Delta State University and Cleveland are like without leaving home.

College Info

Highway 8 West Cleveland, MS 38733-0001

Campus Setting: Small Town

Delta State University Application Deadline

First-Year Applications are Due

Continuous processing

Transfer Applications are Due

Continuous processing

The deadline for Fall first-year applications to Delta State University is Continuous processing.

The deadline for Fall transfer applications to Delta State University is Continuous processing.

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

Delta State University SAT Scores


Composite SAT Range

910 - 1260


Math SAT Range

480 - 650


Reading SAT Range

460 - 630

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by SAT Score

SAT Score

Estimated Chance

1260 and Above


910 to 1260


910 and Less


SAT Scores Needed to Get Accepted

The median SAT score for Delta State University students is 1116. Applicants with SAT scores of 1260 and above have a good chance of being admitted to Delta State University, while applicants with SAT scores between 910 to 1260 have an average chance of admittance, and prospective students with an SAT score below 910 have a low chance of being offered a spot at Delta State University.

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Student Life

Wondering what life at Delta State University is like? There are approximately 2,558 students enrolled at Delta State University, including 1,900 undergraduate students and 658 graduate students. 75% percent of students attend school full-time, 81% percent are from MS and 19% percent of students are from other states.


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