Statesmen students transfer to Cleveland, MS from all over the country and throughout the world. The transfer population makes up the largest portion of the Delta State student body.

Are you a future transfer student?

Transfer applicants are those currently enrolled in community college or those with previous college credit hours.

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DEGREE PROGRAMS

 
 
 

Academic Maps

Visit our “Academic Maps” section to get an idea of just how a semester of classes would look for your major of interest. The degree programs are listed by each college or school.

Honors Program

The Honors Program at Delta State provides enhanced educational and cultural experiences for talented and academically committed students within an environment that fosters discovery and creativity. First-year students accepted into this competitive program become Honors Fellows and enjoy benefits such as scholarship money, smaller class sizes, priority for early registration each semester, and recognition at the university commencement ceremonies. In addition, Honors Fellows will have access to opportunities for co- and extra-curricular activities, including but not limited to cross-cultural experiences, civic engagement, and lectures. The Honors Program also provides mentoring and advising opportunities for Fellows.

  • All Phi Theta Kappa members are eligible for Program (Or ACT composite of 26 or higher and permission of Honors Director.)
  • Opportunity to enroll every year in zero-credit, ungraded Honors Forum Course, which affords Fellows invitations to special events on and off campus
  • Membership in Honors Program Association, a student-run social/service organization which meets monthly throughout the year.
  • Flexible and streamlined curriculum for transfer Fellows, which presumes completion of Gen. Ed requirement. With the exception of 2 HON specific courses, ALL Honors courses can be completed within the student’s individual major.
  • Recognition at graduation of Honors Fellow status, once curriculum is completed

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ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS

Any student who has earned an Associate of Arts (AA) degree from a regionally accredited institution and
has earned a 2.0 GPA (as calculated by Delta State) is eligible for admission. In addition, any student who has
earned other associate level degrees (not an AA) in a transferable academic area and a 2.0 GPA (as calculated
by Delta State) may be eligible for admission.

Any student who was not eligible for regular admission and who has not successfully completed the Summer
Developmental Program must attend an accredited institution of higher education other than those under the
governance of the Board of Trustees, and must attain a “C” average (2.0 GPA on a 4.0 scale, as calculated by the
admitting institution) in the following 30 transferable semester credit hours to be eligible to transfer to an IHL
institution:

• 3 semester hours | College Algebra, Quantitative Reasoning or higher level mathematics
• 6 semester hours | English Composition
• 6 semester hours | Natural Science
• 6 semester hours | Social or Behavioral Sciences
• 9 semester hours | Humanities and Fine Arts

The following items should be submitted following application completion:

TRANSCRIPTS
Final official transcripts, from all colleges or universities you have attended, must be sent to the Admissions Office. If applying for federal aid, you must also submit your official high school transcript.

IMMUNIZATION RECORDS
Proof of (2) immunizations for measles, mumps and rubella is required of all students, unless exempt because of (1) actual, suspected, pre-planned pregnancy, (2) medical contraindication or (3) birth prior to 1957.

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TRANSFER CREDIT

Commonly transferred courses from MS community colleges

This list of general education courses are commonly transferred to Delta State University from Mississippi community colleges. This list is only applicable to Mississippi community college transfer students, not out-of-state students, and may change. Options may vary among degree programs and majors; you should always consult an advisor prior to registration. Please be aware that transferability is not guaranteed until final official transcripts have been received and evaluated.

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TUITION & FEES

ALL COSTS LISTED ARE LISTED PER SEMESTER

TUITION
Undergraduate (12–19 hrs) $3,369.50
Graduate (9–12 hrs) $3,369.50
Capital Improvement Fee $60
RESIDENCE HALL FEES
Rates listed per semester as double occupancy.
For private room rates, visit www.deltastate.edu/housing.

Blansett | $2,250 per semester
Brumby-Castle | $2,225 per semester
Cain-Tatum | $2,125 per semester
Fugler-Hammett | $2,125 per semester
Foundation Hall | $2,400 per semester
Lawler-Harkins | $2,200 per semester

MEAL PLAN FEES
Commuter students enrolled in six or more hours on the main campus have a $195 commuter meal plan included in their fees. To view additional meal plan options, visit dsudining.com.

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SCHOLARSHIPS & AID

Through our scholarship program, Delta State University recognizes students who have excelled and demonstrate the potential for academic success in college. Academic scholarships are awarded based on grade point average (GPA) and credit hours. Privately funded scholarships are based on a number of factors which may include: high school GPA, ACT or SAT score, financial need and residency.

*For scholarship consideration, you must submit a completed scholarship application and be admitted to the university.

Fall Enrollment:

Priority Deadline | May 1
Final Deadline | July 1

Spring Enrollment:

Priority Deadline | November 1
Final Deadline | December 1

SCHOLARSHIP GUIDELINES

  1. A scholarship application (including resume and essay) is required for consideration:
    Fall enrollment: priority deadline is May 1, final deadline July 1
    Spring enrollment: priority deadline is October 1, final deadline December 1
  2. Scholarship applications will be reviewed for transfer students that have been admitted to Delta State University.
  3. Scholarship recipients must be enrolled full-time.
  4. Scholarships are available for undergraduate study only, up to the completion of 140 earned hours.
  5. The FAFSA must be completed for privately-funded scholarship consideration.
  6. Scholarship guarantees may be paid with institutional, foundation or privately funded monies.
  7. Dismissal from the University will result in forfeiture of all scholarships.
  8. Scholarships are not available to former full-time enrolled students.
  9. Scholarships are not available for summer sessions.
  10. Scholarship awards are dependent upon available funds; a limited number may be offered.

FIRST TIME TRANSFER STUDENTS

Community College Student Body President
Award: $4,000 ($2,000 per year for 2 years)
Initial Eligibility: President of the student body, verification from the Community College President, 3.00 cumulative GPA, completion of a minimum of 60 cumulative earned hours.
Renewal criteria: DSU GPA of 3.00, completion of 30 hours per academic year, available up to the completion of 140 earned undergraduate hours.

Phi Theta Kappa Scholarship
100% tuition
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Initial Eligibility: Verification of Phi Theta Kappa membership, 3.00 cumulative GPA, completion of 60-140 cumulative earned hours. May be stacked with Phi Theta Kappa All-Academic Team and privately funded scholarships.
Minimum renewal criteria after first year: DSU GPA of 3.00, completion of 30 hours per academic year, available up to the completion of 140 earned undergraduate hours.

Phi Theta Kappa All-Academic Team Scholarship
First Team: 1 time award of $2,000
Second Team: 1 time award of $1,500
Initial Eligibility: named member of All-Academic Team, also see Phi Theta Kappa Scholarship initial eligibility. May be stacked with Phi Theta Kappa Scholarship and privately funded.

Phi Theta Kappa President
Award: $4,000 ($2,000 per year for 2 years)
Initial Eligibility: President of Phi Theta Kappa at the Community College, verification from the sponsor, 3.00 cumulative GPA, completion of a minimum of 60 cumulative earned hours. May be stacked with Phi Theta Kappa Scholarship and privately funded.
Renewal criteria: DSU GPA of 3.00, completion of 30 hours per academic year, available up to the completion of 140 earned undergraduate hours.

Transfer Academic Scholarship
Award: 50% tuition
Initial Eligibility: 3.00 cumulative GPA, completion of 60-140 cumulative earned hours. Cannot be stacked with Phi Theta Kappa Scholarships; may be stacked with privately funded scholarships.
Minimum renewal criteria after first year: DSU GPA of 3.00, completion of 30 hours per academic year, available up to the completion of 140 earned undergraduate hours.

Transfer Recognition Scholarship
Award: $2,000 per year
Initial Eligibility: 3.00 cumulative GPA, completion of 30-59 cumulative earned hours. Cannot be stacked with Phi Theta Kappa or Transfer Academic Scholarships; may be stacked with privately funded scholarships.
Minimum renewal criteria: DSU GPA of 3.00, completion of 30 hours per academic year. Once a minimum of 60 earned undergraduate hours has been achieved the student will be transferred to either the Phi Theta Kappa or Transfer Academic Scholarship.

PRIVATE SCHOLARSHIPS

Award: varies depending on scholarship
Initial Eligibility: less than 140 earned cumulative hours, criteria as set forth by the scholarship donor. May be stacked with Phi Theta Kappa or transfer academic scholarship.

FINANCIAL AID

The Office of Financial Assistance works with students to meet your financial needs. The department can assist you with federal and state financial aid programs, student loans, state scholarships and federal work study. The office is staffed with full-time, financial aid counselors, so your questions will not go unanswered.

Contact the Office of Financial Assistance at 662-846-4670 or visit online.

STUDENT EMPLOYMENT

Delta State offers part-time employment opportunities for students through the Federal Work Study (FWS) program and Regular Student Employment (RSE). In order to participate in the FWS program, students must complete the FAFSA. Students may contact Career Services for employment opportunities.

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CAMPUS LIFE

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Living on campus will broaden your college experience and provide you with opportunities to make new friends and create memories that will last a lifetime. Housing and Residence Life is dedicated to making your resident experience the best it can be.

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Grab a bite on campus at The Mill in the Student Union. Your meal plan covers options like Chick-fil-A, Java City, Burger Studio and the all new Burrito Bowl and P.O.D. Express. Stop by Young-Mauldin Dining Hall for a homestyle meal with friends and unlimited access to your favorite foods.

s-fw Student Organizations

Delta State University has over 100 registered Student Organizations; there is something for everyone here at DSU! Student Organizations cover a wide range of topics and interest areas, including but not limited to: academic, political, racial/ethnic, religious, social fraternities and sororities, sports and leisure, and honor societies.

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In over 80 years of competition, no other Mississippi university has enjoyed the level of success that Delta State has achieved. Championships are not just claimed on the field; they are earned in the classroom. DSU ranks 10th all-time in NCAA Division II in Academic All-American honors earned.

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The fitness center is equipped with every piece of fitness equipment and recreation space a student needs to work off that last meal. There is even an Olympic-sized swimming pool! The half-mile walking trail with five exercise stations is the perfect way to stay in shape outdoors. Plus, the student health center provides medical services for when you play too hard.

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Library Services offers a broad range of resources and services that allow you to excel in your studies. With over 450,000 books, e-books, journals and e-journals, group study rooms and Wi-Fi capability, the library is a great space to make the most of your study time.

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The University Police Department provides 24/7 safety and security for students, staff, faculty, residents and visitors. All of our officers are police academy trained.

Gear Icon Get Your Delta State Gear

The Barnes & Noble Bookstore and www.feartheokra.com offers brand excellence, technology innovation, books, school supplies and a commitment to customer service. It’s also a great place to grab some Delta State merchandise.

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MEET YOUR RECRUITER

Derrick Bean

Derrick Bean

Northeast Mississippi | Alabama

Aja Buckhalter

Aja Buckhalter

Southwest Mississippi

Kimberly Youngman

Kimberly Youngman

Transfers | North MS & Tennessee

John Mauney

John Mauney

Transfers | South MS, Texas, Louisiana

Alandria Ramsey

Alandria Ramsey

North Mississippi, Tennessee to Great Lakes

Cameron Chapman

Cameron Chapman

Out-Of-State

Rebekah Arant

Rebekah Arant

Delta/Arkansas Recruiter