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BACHELOR OF ARTS (BA) Art Art Education English Philosophy Concentration Creative Writing English Concentration Foreign Languages French Philosophy Spanish History Journalism Music Political Science Psychology Communication Studies & Theatre Arts Communication Studies Theatre Arts

BACHELOR OF BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION (BBA) Accounting Computer Information Systems Finance General Business Administration Entrepreneurship General Business Administration Insurance & Real Estate Real Estate Financial Planning Management International Business Development Management Services Management Marketing

Bachelor of Science continued... Wildlife Management Conc. Family & Consumer Sciences Child Development Concentration Nutrition/Dietetics Concentration Fashion Merchandising Concentration Health, PE & Recreation Health & Physical Education Recreation Concentration Sports Information Concentration Sports Management Concentration Exercise Science Concentration Mathematics Social Science Geography Concentration Sociology Concentration Applied Development Studies Conc. Social Science Concentration Speech & Hearing Sciences


BACHELOR OF SCIENCE IN INTERDISCIPLINARY STUDIES (BSIS) Interdisciplinary Studies Geospatial Information Technology

BACHELOR OF SCIENCE IN MUSIC INDUSTRY STUDIES (BSMIS) Music Industry Studies Audio Engineering Technology Music Industry Entrepreneurship


Graduate Studies Master of Professional Accountancy (MPAC) Professional Accountancy

Master of Business Administration (MBA) Business Administration Integrated Master of Business Administration

Master of Commercial Aviation (MCA) Commercial Aviation

Master of Science (MS) Community Development Sports & Human Performance

Master of Education (MED) Counseling Clinical Mental Health School Counseling Educational Administration & Supervision Elementary Education Health, Physical Education & Recreation Secondary Education English Secondary Education Art History Social Science Special Education

Educational Specialist (EDS) Counseling Educational Administration & Supervision Specialist Elementary Education Specialist

Elementary Education English Education Health, PE, & Recreation Mathematics Education Social Science Education

Master of Applied Science (MAS)

Art Crafts Emphasis Graphic Design Emphasis Painting Emphasis Photography Emphasis Sculpture Emphasis Digital Media Arts


Master of Science in Natural Science (MSNS)


Biology Clinical Laboratory Sciences Cytotechnology Dental Hygiene Health Information & Informatics Mgmt. Medical Records Administration Occupational Therapy Physical Therapy Pre-Dental Pre-Optometry Pre-Pharmacy Pre-Veterinary Medicine Radiologic Sciences Respiratory Therapy Chemistry Pre-Dental Pre-Pharmacy Pre-Veterinary Medicine Occupational Therapy Pre-Optometry Physical Therapy Mathematics Pre-Engineering

BACHELOR OF COMMERCIAL AVIATION (BCA) Aviation Management Flight Operations


Music Keyboard/Instrumental Vocal Performance

BACHELOR OF MUSIC EDUCATION (BMEd) Music Education Instrumental Music Choral/General Music

BACHELOR OF SCIENCE (BS) Athletic Training Biology General Biology Concentration Premedical Science Concentration Biology Education Concentration Chemistry General Chemistry Concentration ACS Certified Chemistry Premedical Science Concentration Chemistry/General Science Educ. Conc. Environmental Science General Environmental Science Conc. Geospatial Information Technology

Pre-Nursing Pre-RN/BSN



Geospatial Information Technology

Master of Arts in Liberal Studies (MALS) Liberal Studies

Natural Science Biological Science Physical Science

Master of Science in Nursing (MSN) Nursing Nurse Administrator Nurse Educator Nurse Practitioner

Master of Science in Social Justice 
 & Criminology (MSJC) Social Justice & Criminology

Master of Arts in Teaching (MAT) Teaching (Alternate Route) Elementary Education Secondary Education

Doctor of Education (EDD) Professional Studies Educational Administration & Supervision Counselor Education Elementary Education Higher Education

Doctorate of Nurse Practitioner Degree

Degree Programs

UnderGraduate Studies

Experience Something Different Delta State University offers an educational experience like no other. Found in the heart of the Mississippi Delta, our campus is alive with excitement. Our students come from all walks, and there is an energy in the way they carry themselves. Our professors don’t just teach, they create new pathways of thought that lead to ideas you’ve never considered. With every discovery, you will see the world differently. It’s time to experience something new. It’s time to join Delta State University.

Delta State University | quick facts

The University  Established in 1924 as a teacher’s college, Delta State University is a regional public university committed to supporting the dreams of its students. That commitment is reflected in our focus, not only in academics, but in athletics, the arts and service to the community.

Enrollment  More than 4,000 students from 49 states and 23 countries.

Location  Delta State is located in Cleveland, Mississippi and features a beautiful campus and a unique small town atmosphere. It is the cultural and educational center of the region. Cleveland was also voted “Second Best Small Town to Visit” by Smithsonion Magazine in 2013.


12:1|Undergraduate Student/Faculty Ratio

Delta State is known for the individual attention and one-on-one instruction provided by professors whose first commitment is to your education. Most professors hold a doctorate or the terminal degree in their field.

Majors  Delta State offers 16 undergraduate degrees in 39 majors and seeks to meet the need for advanced training in certain fields by providing programs of study for 9 master’s degrees, the Educational Specialist degree and the Doctor of Education degree.

Financial Aid

>77% Number of students receiving financial assistance through scholarships,

grants, loans or employment.


9|National Championships 58|Regional Crowns 53|Conference Titles Delta State competes in 13 intercollegiate sports as a member of the Gulf South Conference and is the only university in the state with a swimming and diving program.

Delta State Sports  Football  Cheerleading  Basketball  Softball  Baseball  Tennis  Golf  Soccer  Cross Country  Swimming & Diving

Home to the world’s most vicious mascot, the Fighting Okra Check out

Delta State University | Scholarships & Fees

Cost of attendance All costs are calculated per semester, unless otherwise noted.

Undergraduates (12–19 hrs) | $3,155 Graduates (9–13 hrs) | $3,155

There are absolutely no Out-of-State tuition fees. Zip. Zero. Zilch. Nada.

Residence Halls  Foundation Hall | $2,390  Cleveland, Lawler-Hawkins | $1,930  Court of Governors, New Men’s and Brumby Castle | $2,005  Private Room Rate Surcharge | $800

DINING PLANS Resident Meal Plans | $1,414

Commuter Meal Plans | $175

Students are automatically assigned the Unlimited Plan if a selection has not been made by the first week of class.

 U nlimited + $150 Flex

Commuter students enrolled in six or more hours on the main campus have a meal plan included in their fees. In addition to the basic plan, commuters may choose from one of the following:

 1 2 Meals Per Week + $250 Flex

 1 20 Meals Per Semester | $627

 1 0 Meals Per Week + $350 Flex

 8 0 Meals Per Semester | $444

 Senior/Junior Resident Plan

 4 0 Meals Per Semester | $235

Students living in residence halls may choose from one of the following meal plans:

(80 Block + $650 Flex) Tuition and fees for 2014–2015 are estimates only and are listed as per-semester costs. Please refer to the University website for the most accurate information.

Scholarships and Financial Aid Financial Aid

career services

The Office of Financial Assistance works with students to meet their financial needs. The department can assist you with Federal and State financial aid programs, student loans, state scholarships and federal work study. The office is staffed with fulltime, financial aid counselors, so your questions will not go unanswered. In addition to the one-on-one attention you will receive from the counselors, you may also find the following websites helpful:

Career Services offers students a wide variety of career development assistance including resume writing, job/career fairs, mock interviews, career coaching, workshops, internship and job search assistance.

 FAFSA on the Web |  MTAG/MESG |  Financial Aid information |

To contact the Office of Financial Assistance, please call 662-846-4670. Remember, the school code for Delta State is 002403.

Student Employment Delta State University offers part time employment opportunities for students through the Federal Work Study (FWS) program and through Regular Student Employment (RSE). In order to participate in the FWS program, students must complete the FAFSA. Students may contact Career Services for employment opportunities.

Scholarships The deadline for submission is April 1.

Delta State University recognizes students through its scholarship and award program. A scholarship application is required. Scholarships and awards are available for undergraduate study up to the completion of 124 earned hours; summer terms are excluded. Note that annual renewal conditions must be met to maintain all scholarships and awards. Transfer Academic Scholarships may cover 50–75% of tuition. This scholarship may be available to transfer students with a minimum cumulative grade point average (CGPA) of 3.00. The award amount, along with state aid, is dependent upon number of hours, CGPA, and financial need. Phi Theta Kappa Scholarships cover 100% of tuition. This scholarship, partnered with state aid, is available to PTK members with a minimum 3.00 CGPA.

Delta State University | Application

Admission CHecklist  MEET YOUR RECRUITER

We encourage you to meet with your recruiter prior to applying for admission to the University. Your recruiter will arrange a campus tour, assist you in meeting with an academic advisor, review your transcripts and help you through the application process.

 APPLY FOR ADMISSION The application for admission begins the process. Visit to apply online and pay your non-refundable application fee of $25.

 TRANSCRIPTs Official transcripts from all colleges or universities you have attended must be sent to the Admission’s office. If applying for Federal Aid, you must also submit your official high school transcript.

 IMMUNIZATION RECORDS Proof of immunization for measles, mumps, and rubella is required of all students, unless exempt because of (1) actual, suspected, pre-planned pregnancy, (2) medical contraindication or (3) birth prior to 1957.

Transfer Admission Requirements Any student who was not eligible for regular admission and who has not successfully completed the Summer Developmental Program must attend an accredited institution of higher education other than those under the governance of the Board of Trustees and must attain a “C” average (2.0 GPA on a 4.0 scale), as calculated by the admitting institution, in the following 30 transferable semester credit hours to be eligible to transfer to an IHL institution:  3 semester hours | College Algebra, Quantitative Reasoning or higher Math  6 semester hours | English Composition  6 semester hours | Natural Science  6 semester hours | Social or Behavioral Sciences  9 semester hours | Humanities and Fine Arts *If the above listed courses have not been completed, submit official high school transcript and ACT (school code 002190) or SAT (school code 1163) scores.

Credit Transfer When students transfer to an IHL institution from a Mississippi community/junior college, IHL institutions will use the Articulation Agreement between the Mississippi Board of Trustees of State Institutions of Higher Learning and the Mississippi State Board for Community and Junior Colleges to articulate the transfer of courses.

Delta State University | location

Delta State University | location

Cleveland, Mississippi The Delta State experience isn’t all about classrooms and studying. It’s also about experiencing the unique culture of Cleveland and the Delta. When you are caught up on your studies, there is always something to do… Good Eats Cleveland offers the best of the best in dining with hometown restaurants.

Nightlife Hang out with your friends and catch some live local bands or test your team skills at trivia night.

Shopping Boutiques, specialty shops and franchise stores are all near campus.

Culture The Bologna Performing Arts Center, the Dave “Boo” Ferriss Baseball Museum, art and archive galleries, live music by the Delta Music Institute and the future home of the Mississippi Grammy Museum—need we say more?

Outdoor Recreation Experience awesome golfing, hunting, fishing, boating, bird watching and water sports. Stand out or fit in with your camo.

Campus Facilities 1. Soccer Field 2. Softball Field 3. Statesman Park 4. Travis E. Parker Field/Horace McCool Stadium - Football 5. Billy Dorgan, Jr. Student Performance Center 6. Chadwick Dickson Intercollegiate Athletic Building 7. J.A.“Bud”Thigpen, Jr. Baseball Annex 8. Bryce Griffis Practice Center 9. Dave “Boo” Ferriss Field - Baseball 10. Robert L. Crawford Center & Dave “Boo” Ferriss Museum 11. Tennis Courts 12. Darrell Foreman Golf Course 13. Walter Sillers Coliseum 14. Hugh L. White Hall 15. Kent Wyatt Hall 16. Hugh Ellis Walker Alumni-Foundation House 17. Bologna Performing Arts Center 18. Harkins Residence Hall 19. Lawler Residence Hall 20. Hammett Residence Hall-Closed 21. Tatum Residence Hall-Closed 22. Cain Residence Hall-Closed

23. Fugler Residence Hall-Closed 24. William H. Zeigel Music Center 25. Thomas L. Bailey Hall 26. Hamilton-White Child Development Center 27. W.M. Kethley Hall 28. Fielding L. Wright Art Center/Holcombe Norwood Hall 29. James W. Broom/Kathryn Keener Hall 30. E.R. Jobe Hall 31. James M. Ewing Hall 32. Eleanor Boyd Walters Hall 33. R.L. Caylor Hall 34. Robert E. Smith School of Nursing 35. Brumby-Castle Residence Hall 36. O.W. Reily Student Health Center 37. Ward Hall 38. H.L. Nowell Student Union 39. Cleveland Residence Hall 40. Charles W. Capps, Jr. Archives & Museum 41. Gibson-Gunn Aviation Building 42. Wesley Foundation 43. Baptist Student Center

44. E.B. Hill Family Apartments 45. Intramural Fields/Walking Trail 46. Hugh Cam Smith, Jr. Physical Plant 47. Cafeteria Family Apartments-Closed 48. Faculty and Staff Apartments 49. New Men’s Residence Hall 50. Tennis Courts 51. Court of Governors Residence Hall 52. Young-Mauldin Dining Hall 53. Foundation Hall 54. Forest Earl Wyatt Gymnasium 55. Aquatics Center 56. Odealier J. Morgan Laundry 57. George B. Walker Natatorium 58. Whitfield Building - Delta Music Institute 59. Lena Roberts Sillers Chapel 60. Roberts-LaForge Library 61. President’s Home 62. Administrative Housing 63. Cassity Hall 64. Administrative Housing 65. Administrative Housing




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State Highway City Street Campus Street Parking Area Thru-way

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Campus Facility Parking Area

MEMPHIS 117 miles


JACKSON 117 miles

TUPELO 150 miles

MERIDIAN 180 miles

BILOXI 283 miles



Coordinator of Transfer Recruiting

Bradley Davis Kent Wyatt Hall Room 117 | Cleveland, MS 38733 O: 662.846.4659 | C: 662.402.0861 | E: |


Office of Admissions Kent Wyatt Hall RM 117 | Cleveland, MS 38733 1.800.GO.TO.DSU


NONDISCRIMINATION. Delta State University is committed to a policy of equal employment and educational opportunity for all persons without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex, physical or mental handicap, status as to disabled veteran or Vietnam-era veteran, or age as specified by applicable laws and regulations. This policy extends to all programs and activities supported by the University.

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