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Delta State University Admission Requirements

Chances of getting into Delta State University

Acceptance Rate

Acceptance Rate
86.9%
Admission Difficulty for Delta State University
Measure Difficulty
Admission StandardsEasy
Applicant CompetitionVery Low

How hard is it to get into Delta State University and can I get accepted? The school has a 87% acceptance rate. Last year, 764 out of 879 applicants were admitted making Delta State University an easy school to get into with a very good chance of acceptance assuming you meet the requirements.  Academically, it has easy requirements for admission test scores, generally admitting students who score in the top 60 percent. Delta State University typically accepts and attracts "B" average high school students. Only 42% of those admitted chose to enroll in the school.

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Delta State University SAT Scores

SAT Requirements & Average SAT Score

SAT Range
1020-1270
Applicants Submitting SAT
7%
SAT Scores for Delta State University
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 25th 510
SAT Math 25th 510
SAT Composite 25th 1020
SAT Scores for Delta State University
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 75th 660
SAT Math 75th 610
SAT Composite 75th 1270
Average SAT Score 1150

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What are the SAT requirements for students to be admitted to Delta State University?

Delta State University typically requires applicants to be in the top 57 percent of SAT test takers. The school consistently takes SAT composite scores down to 1020 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 890. The estimated average SAT composite for admitted freshman is 1150 out of 1600. 7 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.

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by SAT Score

Delta State University admission chances by SAT score
SAT Score (1600 scale) Competitiveness Admission Chances
1270 and Above Good >92%
1145 to 1270 Avg + 87%-92%
1020 to 1145 Avg - 80%-87%
895 to 1020 Reach 70%-80%
Less than 895 Low <70%
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Delta State University ACT Scores

ACT Requirements & Average ACT Score

ACT Range
18-23 
Applicants Submitting ACT
93%
ACT Scores for Delta State University
ACT Test 25th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 25th 18
ACT Math 25th 17
ACT Composite 25th 18
ACT Scores for Delta State University
ACT Test 75th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 75th 24
ACT Math 75th 23
ACT Composite 75th 23
Average ACT Score 20

ACT Scores needed to get accepted

What are the ACT requirements for prospective students to get into Delta State University?

Admission data indicates that Delta State University regularly accepts students with ACT's of 18 and above. Successful applicants typically send ACT scores in the top 62 percent nationally. We estimate the school accepting minimum ACT composite scores around 16 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 23 and above have very competitive chances. Scoring well on the ACT is very important as 93 percent of applicants submit ACT scores to Delta State University.

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by ACT Score

Delta State University admission chances by ACT score
ACT Score Competitiveness Admission Chances
23 and Above Good >93%
20 to 23 Avg + 87%-93%
18 to 20 Avg - 81%-87%
16 to 18 Reach 74%-81%
Less than 16 Low <74%
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Estimated GPA Requirements & Average GPA

Avg. High School GPA
3.11
Typical High School Grades
B

You will need about average high school grades to get into Delta State University. The average high school GPA of the admitted freshman class at Delta State University was 3.11 on the 4.0 scale indicating that primarily B students are accepted and ultimately attend. If your high school grades are above the average 3.11 GPA, you have a very good chance of being admitted as Delta State University accepts 87% of all applicants.

 What do these ratings mean?

High School GPA's for admitted Delta State University students
High School GPA Freshmen Within Range Admission Chances
3.75+ 13% Good
3.50 to 3.75 14% Good
3.25 to 3.50 17% Avg +
3.00 to 3.25 18% Avg +
2.75 to 3.00 24% Avg -
2.50 to 2.75 13% Reach
2.25 to 2.50 1% Reach
2.00 to 2.25 N/A% Low

Admission Statistics

Delta State University admission statistics
Women Men Total
Applied 489 390 879
Accepted 434 330 764
Acceptance Rate 89% 85% 87%
Enrolled 164 156 320
Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield) 38% 47% 42%

Fall 2019 Application Deadline

Applications are Due
Aug 1, 2019
Days left to Apply
12

Applicants have 12 days left until the Fall 2019 term applications are due on Aug 1, 2019.

Admission Requirements

What are the requirements for admission to Delta State University and what considerations affect admission decisions?

Delta State University Admission Requirements
Test Scores Required
High School GPA Required
High School Class Rank Required
Completion of College Preparatory Program Required
Recommendations Neither required nor recommended
Demonstration of Competencies Neither required nor recommended

Credits Accepted

High School Credits Accepted at Delta State University
AP Credit Yes
Dual Credit Yes
Credit for Life Experiences No

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=175616 IPEDS survey data for Delta State University.