Delaware State University Demographics & DiversityDover, Delaware
A college's ethnic diversity is indicated by the student body's equal inclusion of students from different backgrounds . Students at Delaware State University are mostly Black with a smaller White population. The school has low racial diversity. 89% percent of students are minorities or students of color. The ethnic breakdown is detailed in the following table.
Delaware State University is a Historically Black College and University (HBCU) primarily serving the African-American community.
|Race||Percent of Students|
|American Indian / Alaskan||
|Hawaiian / Pacific Islander||
|Two or more races||
There are 92% more female students than male students enrolled at Delaware State University with a gender ratio of 66% women to 34% men. Compared to the US average of 56% female students, Delaware State University has a lower gender diversity than other US colleges and is less inclusive of males.
|Gender||Percent of Students|
|Gender||Number of Students|
Delaware State University serves a high number of out-of-state students with 63% of the student body residing outside of Delaware or from other countries.
|Origin||Percent of Students|
|Out of State||
Median Household Income$60,801 per year
56% of students can be considered low-income as indicated by their receipt of Federal Pell Grant Aid.
|Segment||Percent of Students|
|Students Over 25 Years Old||5.6%|
|Part time Undergrads||5.3%|
Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=130934 IPEDS survey data for Delaware State University.