Freshmen Admissions

Ready to Become a First-Year Statesman?

Welcome to Delta State University’s Freshman Admissions page, where your journey to an exceptional college education begins! As a first-year student, you have multiple pathways to gain admission to Delta State. Once you’re accepted, we are committed to providing you with a supportive and transformative learning experience. Our small class sizes, passionate faculty, and comprehensive support services ensure a personalized learning environment from your first day of class to your graduation day. We invite you to explore the exceptional opportunities that await you at Delta State University and take the first step towards a bright future. Take the next step and let us help you achieve your academic and personal goals.

Synethia Mathews, class of 2022 graduate

I received more from Delta State than just a four-year degree. I created bonds with faculty, discovered my leadership capabilities, completed multiple internships, and more. My experience was rewarding, and I am career ready!

Synethia Mathews, BBA in Computer Information Systems and BBA in MarketingClass of 2022

Freshmen Admission Requirements

At Delta State University, we welcome talented and motivated students to join our vibrant community. To apply for freshman admission, prospective students must provide the following required documents:

  • Completed DSU Application: Complete application with $25 application fee
  • High School Transcript: Official high school transcript
  • Dual Enrollment/Dual Credit: Official college transcript (if applicable)
  • Test Scores: ACT college code: 2190, SAT college code: 1163
  • Proof of Immunization & Records

Our Programs: Find Your Passion

At Delta State University, we understand that each student has unique interests and aspirations. That’s why we offer a wide range of programs designed to help you find your passion and pave the way to a successful future. Whether you have a clear career path in mind or are still exploring your options, we have majors and minors that will inspire and challenge you.

Admitted Students, Welcome to DSU!

At Delta State, we are committed to providing you with the resources and support you need to thrive academically, socially, and personally. That’s why we have created OkraLinks, your one-stop webpage for accessing all the essential campus resources.

Campus Life: Exciting Adventures Await

At Delta State University, campus life is filled with exciting adventures that will shape your college experience. Get ready to embrace the countless opportunities that await you at DSU and create memories that will last a lifetime.

Housing to Comfort You

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At Delta State, we understand the importance of creating a welcoming and comfortable home away from home. Our halls offer a variety of housing options to suit your preferences. Plus, living on campus means you’ll be just steps away from classes, campus events, and a vibrant community of fellow students.

Find Your Second Home

Meal Plans That Satisfy

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Get ready to savor a diverse range of delicious and nutritious dining options at Delta State. Our meal plans provide you with access to on-campus dining facilities that offer a wide variety of cuisines to satisfy your cravings. Whether you’re grabbing a quick bite between classes or sitting down for a meal with friends, our dining services are here to fuel your body and mind.

Discover Your Meal Options

Student Organizations to Engage You on Campus

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Immerse yourself in a rich tapestry of student organizations and clubs that will enhance your college experience at Delta State. With more than 50 student organizations to choose from, you’ll find the perfect outlet to pursue your passions, explore new interests and build lasting friendships.

Get Involved

Athletics That Keep Your School Spirit Strong

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Show your school spirit and cheer on our DSU Statesmen and Lady Statesmen athletic teams! Whether you’re a participant or a passionate spectator, our NCAA Division II sports program offers exciting opportunities for involvement and entertainment.

Stay Active

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Financial Aid: We Make Learning Affordable

At Delta State, we are dedicated to making learning affordable and accessible for all students. Our knowledgeable financial aid team is here to guide you through the process and help you explore the various grants, loans, and work-study opportunities available.

Scholarships & Aid That Help You Save on Costs

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Take advantage of the numerous scholarships and aid programs offered at Delta State. We award scholarships based on academic achievements, talent in specific areas, and financial need. Additionally, our generous donors contribute to various scholarship funds, creating even more opportunities for financial assistance.

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Tuition & Fees: A Look at the Numbers

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At Delta State, we strive to provide a high-quality education at an affordable price. Our tuition rates are competitive, and we offer a range of payment options and plans to accommodate your financial situation.

Break Down the Costs

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