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Delta State University Admission Chances


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Acceptance Chances

Can I get into Delta State University? These admission statistics provide an indication how difficult it is to get in and what your chances are. 735 out of 845 applicants or 87% 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 very easy requirements for admission test scores. Delta State University typically accepts and attracts B average high school students. Only 44% of those admitted chose to enroll in the school.

Women Men Total
Applied 514 331 845
Accepted 452 283 735
Acceptance Rate 88% 85% 87%
Enrolled 192 132 324
Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield) 42% 47% 44%

Scores you need to get in

What are the SAT and ACT requirements for students to be admitted to Delta State University and what score do you need to get in? The tables below describe the SAT and ACT test score percentile profile of the Fall 2015 starting class.

ACT Requirements

Admission data indicates that Delta State University regularly accepts students with ACTs of 18 and above. 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 94 percent of applicants submit ACT scores to Delta State University.

SAT Requirements (New SAT)

Reporting indicates the school consistently takes SAT composite scores down to 940 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 835. The estimated average SAT composite for admitted freshman is 1045 out of 1600. 6 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.

25th Percentile Score 75th Percentile Score
SAT Composite 940 1150
SAT Reading 430 570
SAT Math 510 580
ACT Composite 18 23
ACT English 17 24
ACT Math 17 23

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by Score

What do these ratings mean?

ACT Score Competitiveness Est. 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%
SAT Score (NEW 1600 scale) Competitiveness Admission Chances
1150 and Above Good >92%
1045 to 1150 Avg + 87%-92%
940 to 1045 Avg - 80%-87%
835 to 940 Reach 70%-80%
Less than 835 Low <70%

Estimated GPA Requirements

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 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 0% Low

Fall 2017 Application Deadline

You have 65 days left until 2017 Fall term applications are due on Aug 1, 2017.

Admission Requirements

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

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

Does accept high school AP credits or award dual credit towards both a college and high school degree?

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.



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