Delaware State the Second Largest Public University in Delaware and Home to the Hornets

With a rich HBCU heritage, DSU offers extensive research opportunities in the biological and environmental fields.

Delaware State University
As the second largest public university in Delaware, the home of the Hornets provides in-state students with a more personal undergraduate education at an affordable cost. It boasts six colleges (including the College of Agriculture and Related Sciences, and the College of Education, Health & Public Policy) and extensive research opportunities ranging from the Center for Integrated Biological and Environmental Research to the Collaborative Institutional Training Initiative.

The numbers: 3,745 full-time undergrads … 1290 median SAT (comparable to an 18 ACT) … $7,336 in-state annual tuition, $15,692 out-of-state annual tuition, $10,708 room and board … 52 undergrad degree programs … 42.7% acceptance rate. Extra credit: Delaware State has a rich HBCU (Historically Black Colleges and Universities) heritage. Despite this distinction, about 70 percent of the student body is black, low for an HBCU. Compare to: Lincoln University, Cheyney University. Contact: 1200 N. Dupont Highway, Dover, Del., (302) 857-6060,

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