|Applicant Competition||Very Low|
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How hard is it to get into Delta State University and can I get accepted? The school has a 94% acceptance rate ranking it #12 in Mississippi for lowest rate of acceptance. Last year, 1,008 out of 1,072 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 average requirements for admission test scores, generally admitting students who score in the top 63 percent. Delta State University typically accepts and attracts "B" average high school students. Only 29% of those admitted chose to enroll in the school.
|SAT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|SAT Reading 25th||470|
|SAT Math 25th||510|
|SAT Composite 25th||980|
|SAT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|SAT Reading 75th||620|
|SAT Math 75th||630|
|SAT Composite 75th||1250|
|Average SAT Score||1120|
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 64 percent of SAT test takers. The school consistently takes SAT composite scores down to 980 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 840. The estimated average SAT composite for admitted freshman is 1120 out of 1600. The school ranks #5 in Mississippi for highest average SAT composite score. 8 percent of applicants submit SAT scores to the school.Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2019 starting class
|SAT Score (1600 scale)||Competitiveness||Admission Chances|
|1250 and Above||Good||>96%|
|1115 to 1250||Avg +||94%-96%|
|980 to 1115||Avg -||90%-94%|
|845 to 980||Reach||84%-90%|
|Less than 845||Low||<84%|
|ACT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|ACT Reading 25th||17|
|ACT Math 25th||17|
|ACT Composite 25th||18|
|ACT Test||75th Percentile Score|
|ACT Reading 75th||24|
|ACT Math 75th||23|
|ACT Composite 75th||24|
|Average ACT Score||21|
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 15 in some instances. Prospective students submitting an ACT composite of 21 or higher should be in the upper half of applicants - and students with a 24 and above have very competitive chances. The school ranks #7 in Mississippi for highest average ACT composite score. Scoring well on the ACT is very important as 92 percent of applicants submit ACT scores to Delta State University.Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2019 starting class
|ACT Score||Competitiveness||Admission Chances|
|24 and Above||Good||>96%|
|21 to 24||Avg +||94%-96%|
|18 to 21||Avg -||90%-94%|
|15 to 18||Reach||84%-90%|
|Less than 15||Low||<84%|
What GPA do you need to get into Delta State University?
Applicants 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. The school ranks #11 in Mississippi for highest average GPA. 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 94% of all applicants.
|High School GPA||Freshmen Within Range||Competitiveness|
|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|
GPA Data Source, Wintergreen Orchard House
|Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield)||25%||35%||29%|
Applicants have 189 days left until the Fall 2021 term applications are due on Aug 1, 2021.
What are the requirements for admission to Delta State University and what student information is used for admission decisions?
|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|
|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.
8% of students submit their SAT scores to Delta State University. 92% of applicants send their ACT scores when applying.
94% of those who apply are granted admission to Delta State University. Admission competition is and the college has average admission standards. See if your grades and scores are good enough for admission.
The middle 50% of addmitted applicants have SAT scores between 980 and 1250. 8% 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 18 and 24. 92% of students submit ACT scores when applying. See if your ACT score is good enough for admission.