Delta State University is on a 332-acre campus in the small town setting of Cleveland, MS.
Delta State University has many clubs, organizations, and activities for students to join – including band, chorus, theater groups, a campus newspaper, and more.
Interested in Greek life? Delta State University has fraternities and sororities.
Delta State University has the Student Government Association. In fact, more students participate in the Student Government Association than any other on-campus activity.
Other popular student organizations at Delta State University include Baptist Student Union, Union Program Council, Wesley Foundation and Kappa Delta Sorority.
The Delta State University community comes together each year for Homecoming, Pig Pickin' BBQ Cook Off and Spring Fest.
This table offers information on housing at Delta State University.
|On-Campus Housing||Yes||Required for sophomore|
|Guaranteed Housing||Yes||Guaranteed for freshman|
|Co-ed Housing Available||No|
|Housing for Students with Disabilities||No|
|Percentage of Students Living On-Campus||––||38%|
|Spots Available in On-Campus Housing||––||1,237|
|Number of Students Living On-Campus||––||670|
|Percentage of Students Living Off-Campus||––||62%|
Delta State University offers housing. Students are required to live on campus through sophomore year. First year students are guaranteed on-campus housing.
Most Delta State University students live off campus. In 2022, 38% of undergrads at Delta State University lived in some kind of on-campus housing and 62% of students lived off-campus or commuted to Delta State University. There are 1,237 spots available in on-campus housing for all 2,041 undergraduates. In the 2021-2022 school year, 670 students chose to live on-campus. First year students are allowed to park a car on campus.
Delta State University does not offer coed housing or housing for students with disabilities.
At Delta State University there are a variety of athletic options for students interested in joining a sports program.
Intercollegiate sports are the highest tier of college sports and can be very competitive. Intercollegiate teams are regulated by the NCAA, funded by the university, and compete against teams from other universities. The division of a sports team depends on the size of the university, funding, and competition level. An intercollegiate school team will be Division I, II or III, with Division I being the highest level.
Club sports are not regulated by the NCAA and are a great option for students not interested in trying out for an intercollegiate team. Club sports are usually student run but can also be funded by the university.
Intramural sports are the most casual and informal. Intramural sports are often free and require very little time commitment.
Let's take a look at the athletic options available at Delta State University:
|Sport||Men's Intramural||Women's Intramural||Men's Division||Women's Division||Men's Scholarships||Women's Scholarships|
|Basketball||√||√||NCAA Division 2||NCAA Division 2||√||√|
|Soccer||NCAA Division 2||NCAA Division 2||√||√|
|Swimming And Diving||√||√||NCAA Division 2||NCAA Division 2||√||√|
|Tennis||√||√||NCAA Division 2||NCAA Division 2||√||√|
|Cheerleading||Intercollegiate Sport||Intercollegiate Sport||√|
College is like a home away from home. Whether you're walking to class or coming back from late-night studying (or partying!), it's important to feel safe on campus.
Delta State University is patroled 24 hours a day by trained security. The Delta State University campus has emergency telephones or alarms for students to use anytime of day or night.
Delta State University offers late-night transportation or safety escorts for students. Campus housing is secure and dorms can only be accessed with secure key cards.
Visiting colleges is one of the best ways to get a sense of the campus and student body. If you'd like to visit Delta State University, take U.S. Highway 8 to Cleveland, MS. If you need to fly, book your flight to Memphis International airport.
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