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Delta State University Admissions

If you are considering submitting an applicationto Delta State University, the fee for the application costs $25. Application fees can add up, but some schools do have free applications and students who are struggling to afford application fees may be eligible for an application fee waiver.

Considering Applying Early to Delta State University?

Delta State University does not offer early decision or early action..

Some students apply to college early because they believe it will help their chances. Early deadlines may increase the chance of being admitted, since applying early shows your are very interested in a school, and your application is being considered before all the regular decision applicants apply.

See a list of some selective colleges that admit significantly more applicants during early decision or early action than during regular admission.

How To Get Into Delta State University

Getting into Delta State University is not competitive. Delta State University evaluates applicants carefully based on multiple criteria to decide who to admit, and who to deny.

In 2021, Delta State University accepted 100% of all applicants., around 515 of the 517 students who applied.

Schools that are not competitive to get into, like Delta State University, accept virtually all applicants regardless of high school rank or test scores.

Transfer student admissions is not competitive.

What's Most Important to Get In to Delta State University?

Colleges consider a range of factors when choosing who to admit for their next incoming class. Each college has a different way of determining which factors are are most important in the admissions process. When creating your list of schools to apply to, you may want to consider your strengthsand any possible weaknesses in your application, and apply to colleges that put the most emphasis the areas where you're strong.

Admissions Factors at Delta State University

Admissions Factor Level
Academic GPA Very Important
Alumni/ae Relations Not Considered
Character/Personal Qualities Not Considered
Geographical Residence Not Considered
Class Rank Very Important
Work Experience Not Considered
Extracurricular Activities Not Considered
Level of Applicant's Interest Not Considered
Application Essay Not Considered
First Generation Not Considered
Interview Not Considered
Racial/Ethnic Status Not Considered
Recommendation(s) Not Considered
Religious Affiliation/Commitment Not Considered
Rigor of Secondary School Record Not Considered
State Residency Not Considered
Talent/Ability Not Considered
Standardized Test Scores Very Important
Volunteer Work Not Considered

Delta State University 2021-2022 Application Requirements

To apply, all applicants to Delta State University must submit the following items. Double check with Delta State University's admissions department to confirm all application materials and requirements.

Area Required Recommended Required for some Details (if any)
Minimum High School Gpa (On 4.0 Scale) 2
Other Requirements Audition for music majors
Transcript of High School Record

What GPA Do I Need To Get Into Delta State University?

Students admitted to Delta State University have an average unweighted GPA of 3.4.

Out of all students that were admitted, 61% submitted a class rank. At Delta State University 18% of students ranked in the top 10% of their graduating class in high school, 41% were in the top 25% and 72% were in the top 50%.

Unweighted GPAs range from 4.0 to under 1.0.

At Delta State University, students GPAs fall in the following ranges
4.0 GPA 61%

Delta State University does not have a test optional admissions policy. Test optional schools allow students to choose if they want to submit ACT or SAT scores with their applications or not.

In 2021, 3% of Delta State University's first-year students submitted their SAT scores with their application. 92% of admitted applicants sent ACT scores.

What's a Good SAT Score for Delta State University?

To be competitive with other Delta State University applicants, you should strive to earn between 910 and 1140 (or higher!) on the SAT. At Delta State University 25% of admitted students scored higher than 1140 and 25% of scored lower than 910, but the majority of students scored somewhere in between these two numbers.

On the SAT Math Section, 25% of Delta State University students scored 690 or higher and 75% of students scored 420 or higher. On the SAT Critical Reading section (formerly called the Verbal section), 25% of Delta State University students scored 520 or higher, and 75% scored a 420 or higher.

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What's a Good ACT Score for Delta State University?

To be most competitive at Delta State University, you should strive to earn between 18 and 23 on the ACT.

An ACT score of 23 means you fall in the 75th percentile for Delta State University's admitted students. One out of every four students scored above a 23, and three out of four students scored lower than 23 on the ACT.

A 18 on the ACT is the 25th percentile for Delta State University students. Only one out of every four students scored below 18.

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Transferring to Delta State University

For transfer students, it is not competitive to get admitted to Delta State University.Transfer applications are processed on a on a rolling basis as they are received.

Transfer students can enroll in Delta State University during the following terms: Fall Term Spring Term Summer Term

Delta State University Admissions FAQs

Can I defer my acceptance to Delta State University?

Yes, admitted students can defer their admission to Delta State University.

Does Delta State University accept transfer credits?

Delta State University accepts eligible transfer credits from accredited institutions. Delta State University accepts:

CLEP subject tests DSST/DANTES ACE recommendations for credit

Does Delta State University accept Advanced Placement (AP) or International Baccalaureate (IB) credits?

Delta State University accepts International Baccalaureate credits (IB) creditsand Advanced Placement (AP) credits.

Do I have to submit test scores to Delta State University?

Delta State University. is not test optional. You must submit test scores as part of the application.

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Delta State University Admissions Requirements

Admission Difficulty

Open Admission

100%

How hard is it to get into Delta State University? Delta State University is a open admission institution. The Delta State University acceptance rate is 100%. This means that the institution accepts 99 out of every 100 applicants.

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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 ACT Scores

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ACT Range

18 - 23

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by ACT Score

ACT Score

Estimated Chance

23 and Above

Good

18 to 23

Avg

18 and Less

Low

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Delta State University SAT Scores

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Composite SAT Range

910 - 1140

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Math SAT Range

420 - 690

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Reading SAT Range

420 - 520

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Delta State University GPA

Avg. High School GPA (non-weighted)

3.35

GPA Needed to Get Accepted

At Delta State University, the average unweighted high-school GPA for admitted students is 3.35. This is the average, which means that some applicants submit GPAs lower than this and some applicants submit GPAs above this level. If your GPA falls below the average, strong test scores or other qualifications may help you make you a more competitive applicant.

© 2021 College Confidential / Concentrical LLC, Data provided by IPEDs and Peterson's Databases, © 2020 Peterson's LLC.

Quick Facts

Total Enrollment

2,999

Campus Setting

Small Town

Acceptance Rate

100%

Tuition and Fees

In State

$8,121

Out-of-State

$8,121

Fall Freshmen
Application Deadline

Continuous processing
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