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U.S. News & World Report names Delta State among top universities

By March 8, 2024General

CLEVELAND, Miss. — Delta State University has been ranked 13th among the 2024 Best Value Regional Universities – South programs by U.S. News & World Report. U.S. News evaluated schools in the category based on a variety of factors, such as student engagement, faculty credentials, and services and technologies.

Delta State President Dr. Dan Ennis said, “One of DSU’s greatest strengths is our value to the student, and we make an elite, world-class education accessible to all income ranges. Out-of-state and international students pay the same tuition as in-state students do, and we offer a range of programs that you might not expect from a small, regional university.”

“Choosing the right degree program can unlock a world of opportunities,” said LaMont Jones, managing editor for education at U.S. News. “The rankings and related resources U.S. News offers will help equip students with data to make choices that align with their unique needs, paving the way for educational and professional fulfillment.”

Among the other lists published by U.S. News, Delta State is ranked 23rd on the Top Public Universities in the South, 20th in Best Colleges in the South for Veterans, and 55th overall for Best Regional Universities – South.

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