|Admission Standards||Extremely Easy|
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How hard is it to get into Delaware State University and can I get accepted? The school has a 49% acceptance rate ranking it #1 in Delaware for lowest rate of acceptance. Last year, 3,442 out of 7,000 applicants were admitted making Delaware State University a more competitive school to get into with a good chance of acceptance for qualifying applicants. Academically, it has extremely easy requirements for admission test scores, generally admitting students who score in the top 78 percent. Delaware State University typically accepts and attracts "B-" average high school students. Only 30% of those admitted chose to enroll in the school. Most incoming freshmen graduated in the top half of their high school class.
|SAT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|SAT Reading 25th||440|
|SAT Math 25th||400|
|SAT Composite 25th||840|
|SAT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|SAT Reading 75th||520|
|SAT Math 75th||490|
|SAT Composite 75th||1010|
|Average SAT Score||930|
What are the SAT requirements for students to be admitted to Delaware State University?
Delaware State University typically requires applicants to be in the top 86 percent of SAT test takers. The school consistently takes SAT composite scores down to 840 on a 1600 scale, below which admission should be considered a reach. We estimate some students could be accepted with SAT's as low as 750. The estimated average SAT composite for admitted freshman is 930 out of 1600. The school ranks #2 in Delaware for highest average SAT composite score. A competitive SAT score is critical as 95 percent of applicants submit SAT scores to the school.Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2018 starting class
|SAT Score (1600 scale)||Competitiveness||Admission Chances|
|1010 and Above||Good||>62%|
|925 to 1010||Avg +||49%-62%|
|840 to 925||Avg -||36%-49%|
|755 to 840||Reach||25%-36%|
|Less than 755||Low||<25%|
|ACT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|ACT Reading 25th||15|
|ACT Math 25th||16|
|ACT Composite 25th||17|
|ACT Test||75th Percentile Score|
|ACT Reading 75th||21|
|ACT Math 75th||22|
|ACT Composite 75th||22|
|Average ACT Score||19|
What are the ACT requirements for prospective students to get into Delaware State University?
Admission data indicates that Delaware State University regularly accepts students with ACT's of 17 and above. Successful applicants typically send ACT scores in the top 69 percent nationally. We estimate the school accepting minimum ACT composite scores around 14 in some instances. Prospective students submitting an ACT composite of 20 or higher should be in the upper half of applicants - and students with a 22 and above have very competitive chances. The school ranks #2 in Delaware for highest average ACT composite score. 13 percent of applicants submit ACT scores to Delaware State University.Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2018 starting class
|ACT Score||Competitiveness||Admission Chances|
|22 and Above||Good||>64%|
|19 to 22||Avg +||49%-64%|
|17 to 19||Avg -||39%-49%|
|15 to 17||Reach||29%-39%|
|Less than 15||Low||<29%|
What GPA do you need to get into Delaware State University?
You can get into Delaware State University with slightly below average high school grades. The average high school GPA of the admitted freshman class at Delaware State University was 2.94 on the 4.0 scale indicating that primarily B- students are accepted and ultimately attend. The school ranks #3 in Delaware for highest average GPA. Even with a competitive GPA, admission to Delaware State University will be challenging as the school denies more applicants than it admits.
|High School GPA||Freshmen Within Range||Competitiveness|
|3.50 to 3.75||9%||Good|
|3.25 to 3.50||11%||Good|
|3.00 to 3.25||18%||Avg +|
|2.75 to 3.00||35%||Avg +|
|2.50 to 2.75||19%||Reach|
|2.25 to 2.50||N/A%||Reach|
|2.00 to 2.25||N/A%||Reach|
GPA Data Source, Wintergreen Orchard House
67% of Delaware State University freshman were in the top half of their high school graduating class.
|High School Class Rank||Freshmen Within Range|
|Top 10% of class||8%|
|Top 25% of class||28%|
|Top 50% of class||67%|
|Bottom 50% of class||33%|
|Bottom 25% of class||8%|
|Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield)||29%||34%||30%|
Applicants have 226 days left until the Fall 2021 term applications are due on Jun 1, 2021.
What are the requirements for admission to Delaware State University and what student information is used for admission decisions?
|High School GPA||Required|
|High School Class Rank||Neither required nor recommended|
|Completion of College Preparatory Program||Recommended|
|Recommendations||Neither required nor recommended|
|Demonstration of Competencies||Neither required nor recommended|
|Credit for Life Experiences||No|
Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=130934 IPEDS survey data for Delaware State University.
95% of students submit their SAT scores to Delaware State University. 13% of applicants send their ACT scores when applying.
49% of those who apply are granted admission to Delaware State University. Admission competition is low and the college has extremely easy admission standards. See if your grades and scores are good enough for admission.
The middle 50% of addmitted applicants have SAT scores between 840 and 1010. 95% of students submit SAT scores when applying. See if your SAT score is good enough for admission.
The middle 50% of addmitted applicants have ACT scores between 17 and 22. 13% of students submit ACT scores when applying. See if your ACT score is good enough for admission.