Delaware State University

Campus Overview
As the second-largest public university in Delaware, the home of the Hornets provides in-state students a chance for a personal undergraduate education at an affordable price. With six colleges (including the College of Agriculture and Related Sciences and the College of Education, Health, & Public Policy) and extensive research opportunities that range from the Center for Integrated Biological and Environmental Research to the Collaborative Institutional Training Initiative, DSU allows students to follow any number of paths toward a career.

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Its HBCU heritage. That stands for, Historically Black Colleges and Universities, institutions of higher edu-cation that serve the African-American community. There are more than 100 HBCUs in the United States. Despite its distinction as an HBCU, Delaware State celebrates relatively significant diversity: About 70 percent of the student body is African-American, low for an HBCU. 1200 N. Dupont Hwy., Dover, Del., (302) 857-6060,

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  • 3,745 full-time undergraduates
  • Median SAT score of 1290 (comparable to ACT score of 18)
  • $7,336 in-state annual tuition; $15,692 out-of-state annual tuition
  • Tuition: $10,708 annual room and board fees
  • 52 undergraduate degree programs
  • 42.65 percent acceptance

See also: Lincoln University, Cheyney University

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