Delaware State University Admission Requirements
Chances of getting into Delaware State University
|Admission Standards||Extremely Easy|
How hard is it to get into Delaware State University and can I get accepted? The school has a 45% acceptance rate ranking it #1 in Delaware for lowest rate of acceptance. Last year, 3,450 out of 7,636 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 74 percent. Delaware State University typically accepts and attracts "B-" average high school students. Only 28% of those admitted chose to enroll in the school. Most incoming freshmen graduated in the top half of their high school class.
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Delaware State University SAT Scores
Applicants Submitting SAT92%
|SAT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|SAT Reading 25th||460|
|SAT Math 25th||440|
|SAT Composite 25th||900|
|SAT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|SAT Reading 75th||550|
|SAT Math 75th||520|
|SAT Composite 75th||1070|
|Average SAT Score||990|
SAT Scores you need to get in
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 78 percent of SAT test takers. The school consistently takes SAT composite scores down to 900 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 810. The estimated average SAT composite for admitted freshman is 990 out of 1600. The school ranks #2 in Delaware for highest average SAT composite score. A competitive SAT score is critical as 92 percent of applicants submit SAT scores to the school. Note: SAT scores presented on this page have been adjusted upwards per the College Board's concordance tables for test takers after March 2016.
|SAT Score (1600 scale)||Competitiveness||Admission Chances|
|1070 and Above||Good||>58%|
|985 to 1070||Avg +||45%-58%|
|900 to 985||Avg -||32%-45%|
|815 to 900||Reach||22%-32%|
|Less than 815||Low||<22%|
Delaware State University ACT Scores
Applicants Submitting ACT16%
|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||21|
|ACT Composite 75th||21|
|Average ACT Score||19|
ACT Scores needed to get accepted
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 15 in some instances. Prospective students submitting an ACT composite of 19 or higher should be in the upper half of applicants - and students with a 21 and above have very competitive chances. The school ranks #2 in Delaware for highest average ACT composite score. 16 percent of applicants submit ACT scores to Delaware State University.
|ACT Score||Competitiveness||Admission Chances|
|21 and Above||Good||>58%|
|19 to 21||Avg +||45%-58%|
|17 to 19||Avg -||32%-45%|
|15 to 17||Reach||22%-32%|
|Less than 15||Low||<22%|
Avg. High School GPA2.94
Typical High School GradesB-
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|
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)||27%||30%||28%|
Applications are DueAug 20, 2020
Days left to Apply275
Applicants have 275 days left until the Fall 2020 term applications are due on Aug 20, 2020.
Seniors, these are the SAT and ACT test dates you can still sit for a test and send your results to Delaware State University before the Aug 20 application deadline.
|SAT Test Date||Scores Available|
|Dec 7||Dec 20|
|Mar 14||Mar 27|
|May 2||May 15|
|Jun 6||Jul 15|
|ACT Test Date||Scores Available|
|Dec 14||Dec 24|
|Feb 8||Feb 19|
|Apr 4||Apr 14|
|Jun 13||Jun 23|
|Jul 18||Jul 28|
What are the requirements for admission to Delaware State University and what considerations affect 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.