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Delaware State University

Dover, DE
#135

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Delaware State University, located in Dover, Delaware, is a public institution that was founded in 1891. In addition to the traditional liberal arts disciplines, the university offers unique majors such as biotechnology, applied mathematics, applied optics, education, nursing, social work, and sport sciences. The university’s setting is suburban, and the campus size is 400 acres.

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Quick Facts


1200 N. Dupont Highway
Dover, DE 19901

2014-2015 Tuition

$15,692 Tuition and Fees

Students

3892 undergraduate students
38% male / 62% female

Admission

rolling application deadline
44.5% accepted

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Summary


School Details

Institutional Control: public
Year Founded: 1891

Programs Offered

bachelor's degree, doctorate, master's degree

Majors Offered

Agriculture, General, Agricultural Business and Management, General, Agricultural Business and Management, Other, Poultry Science, Animal Sciences, Other, Agronomy and Crop Science, Horticultural Science, Agriculture, Agriculture Operations, and Related Sciences, Computer Science, Education, General, Educational Leadership and Administration, General, Special Education and Teaching, General, Education/Teaching of the Gifted and Talented, Special Education and Teaching, Other, Elementary Education and Teaching, Junior High/Intermediate/Middle School Education and Teaching, Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Levels and Methods, Other, Art Teacher Education, English/Language Arts Teacher Education, Foreign Language Teacher Education, Mathematics Teacher Education, Music Teacher Education, Physical Education Teaching and Coaching, Science Teacher Education/General Science Teacher Education, Trade and Industrial Teacher Education, Biology Teacher Education, Chemistry Teacher Education, French Language Teacher Education, German Language Teacher Education, Physics Teacher Education, Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Subject Areas, Other, Teaching English as a Second or Foreign Language/ESL Language Instructor, Bioengineering and Biomedical Engineering, Engineering Physics/Applied Physics, Engineering Technology, General, French Language and Literature, Spanish Language and Literature, Family and Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences, General, Consumer Economics, Foods, Nutrition, and Wellness Studies, General, Apparel and Textiles, General, English Language and Literature, General, Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities, Other, Biology/Biological Sciences, General, Biological and Biomedical Sciences, Other, Mathematics, General, Applied Mathematics, General, Mathematics and Statistics, Other, Environmental Science, Natural Resources Conservation and Research, Natural Resources Management and Policy, Natural Resources Management and Policy, Other, Fishing and Fisheries Sciences and Management, Wildlife, Fish and Wildlands Science and Management, Mathematics and Computer Science, Historic Preservation and Conservation, Health and Physical Education/Fitness, General, Sport and Fitness Administration/Management, Kinesiology and Exercise Science, Chemistry, General, Chemistry, Other, Physics, General, Optics/Optical Sciences, Physics, Other, Biology Technician/Biotechnology Laboratory Technician, Physical Science Technologies/Technicians, Other, Psychology, General, Social Work, Social Work, Criminology, Political Science and Government, General, Political Science and Government, Other, Sociology, Aeronautics/Aviation/Aerospace Science and Technology, General, Aviation/Airway Management and Operations, African Studies, Women's Studies, Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General, Art/Art Studies, General, Fine/Studio Arts, General, Music, General, Fine and Studio Arts Management, Dental Services and Allied Professions, Other, Pre-Veterinary Studies, Public Health, General, Public Health Education and Promotion, Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse, Business Administration and Management, General, Non-Profit/Public/Organizational Management, Business Administration, Management and Operations, Other, Accounting, Accounting and Related Services, Other, Business Operations Support and Secretarial Services, Other, Business/Managerial Economics, Entrepreneurship/Entrepreneurial Studies, Finance, General, Hospitality Administration/Management, General, Hospitality Administration/Management, Other, Human Resources Management/Personnel Administration, General, Management Information Systems, General, Management Science, Marketing/Marketing Management, General, Marketing, History, General, Mass Communication/Media Studies

Minors Offered

Foreign Language Teacher Education, Physical Education Teaching and Coaching, Law, Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities, Other, Biology/Biological Sciences, General, Biological and Biomedical Sciences, Other, Parks, Recreation, Leisure, and Fitness Studies, Other, Philosophy, African Studies, Women's Studies, Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General, Entrepreneurship/Entrepreneurial Studies

General Student Body Information

Total number of undergraduates: 3,892
Total number of degree-seeking full-time undergraduates: 3,487
Total number of degree-seeking part-time undergraduates: 232
Percent of male undergraduates: 38%
Percent of female undergraduates: 62%

Student Services

Basic services offered: nonremedial tutoring, placement service, health service, health insurance
Remedial learning services offered: reading, math, writing, study skills
Counseling services offered: academic, birth control, career, minority student, military, older student, personal, psychological, religious, veteran student
Campus safety and security services offered: 24-hour foot and vehicle patrols; Late night transport/escort service; 24-hour emergency telephones; Lighted pathways/sidewalks; Controlled dormitory access (key, security card, etc)

Activities

Student activities offered: campus ministries, choral groups, concert band, dance, drama/theater, international student organization, jazz band, marching band, music ensembles, pep band, radio station, student government, student newspaper, television station, yearbook

Sports

Intercollegiate varsity scholarship sports offered for men: baseball, basketball, cross country, football, track and field (indoor), track and field (outdoor)
Intercollegiate varsity scholarship sports offered for women: basketball, bowling, cross country, equestrian, golf, lacrosse, soccer, softball, tennis, track and field (indoor), track and field (outdoor), volleyball

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Crime Statistics

Criminal Offences - On-Campus1 2010 2011 2012
Murder/Non-negligent manslaughter 0 0 0
Negligent manslaughter 0 0 0
Sex offenses - Forcible 2 1 3
Sex offenses - non-forcible (incest and statutory rape only) 0 0 0
Robbery 4 3 3
Aggravated assault 3 6 12
Burglary 26 14 17
Motor vehicle theft 0 0 0
Arson 0 0 0
Criminal Offences - On-Campus Student Housing Facility2 2010 2011 2012
Murder/Non-negligent manslaughter 0 0 0
Negligent manslaughter 0 0 0
Sex offenses - Forcible 1 1 3
Sex offenses - non-forcible (incest and statutory rape only) 0 0 0
Robbery 4 2 2
Aggravated assault 3 5 9
Burglary 25 14 17
Motor vehicle theft 0 0 0
Arson 0 0 0
Criminal Offences - Noncampus Building or Property3 2010 2011 2012
Murder/Non-negligent manslaughter 0 0 N/A
Negligent manslaughter 0 0 N/A
Sex offenses - Forcible 0 0 N/A
Sex offenses - non-forcible (incest and statutory rape only) 0 0 N/A
Robbery 0 0 N/A
Aggravated assault 0 0 N/A
Burglary 0 0 N/A
Motor vehicle theft 0 0 N/A
Arson 0 0 N/A
Arrests - On-Campus1 2010 2011 2012
Illegal weapons possession 3 0 2
Drug law violations 18 17 10
Liquor law violations 1 0 2
Arrests - On-Campus Student Housing Facility2 2010 2011 2012
Illegal weapons possession 2 0 0
Drug law violations 15 15 4
Liquor law violations 0 0 1
Arrests - Noncampus Building or Property3 2010 2011 2012
Illegal weapons possession 0 0 N/A
Drug law violations 0 0 N/A
Liquor law violations 0 0 N/A

Comments



1On-Campus: (1) Any building or property owned or controlled by an institution within the same reasonably contiguous geographic area and used by the institution in direct support of, or in a manner related to, the institution's educational purposes, including residence halls; and (2) Any building or property that is within or reasonably contiguous to paragraph (1) of this definition, that is owned by the institution but controlled by another person, is frequently used by students, and supports institutional purposes (such as a food or other retail vendor).
2On-Campus Student Housing Facility: Any student housing facility that is owned or controlled by the institution, or is located on property that is owned or controlled by the institution, and is within the reasonably contiguous geographic area that makes up the campus is considered an on-campus student housing facility.
3Noncampus Building or Property: (1) Any building or property owned or controlled by a student organization that is officially recognized by the institution; or (2) Any building or property owned or controlled by an institution that is used in direct support of, or in relation to, the institution's educational purposes, is frequently used by students and is not within the same reasonably contiguous geographic area of the institution.


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