Delaware State University : Profile

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1200 N. Dupont Highway
Dover, DE 19901
Website: www.desu.edu
Location: Mid East DE DC MD NJ NY PA

Get a snapshot of Delaware State University with this general overview, including student enrollment and graduation rates, average test scores, student demographics, and more.

Mission Statement

Delaware State University is a public, comprehensive, 1890 land-grant institution that offers access and opportunity to diverse populations from Delaware, the nation, and the world. Building on its heritage as a historically black college, the University purposefully integrates the highest standards of excellence in teaching, research, and service in its baccalaureate, master's and doctoral programs. Its commitment to advance science, technology, liberal arts, and the professions produces capable and productive leaders who contribute to the sustainability and economic development of the global community.

School Characteristics

Student Population
6506 per year

Length of Study: Public, 4-year or above
Religious Affiliation: Not Applicable

Test Scores & GPA

Average GPA: yes Average ACT: 17 Average SAT: 410

School Profile

Total Enrollment: 4397
Retention Rate: 69%
Graduation Rate: 721

School Accreditation

National: Yes
Regional: yes
Federal: Yes

Male / Female Enrollment


Total Enrollment


School data was obtained from the US Dept. of Education's Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS). Data may vary depending on school and academic year.

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