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#2334 Overall Influence #1013 Desirability Rank

Delta State University

Regional public university located in Cleveland, Mississippi, United States

From Wikipedia

Delta State University is a public university in Cleveland, Mississippi, in the Mississippi Delta.History The school was established in 1924 by the State of Mississippi, using the facilities of the former Bolivar County Agricultural High School, which consisted of three buildings in Cleveland. On February 19, 1924, Senators William B. Roberts and Arthur Marshall cosponsored Senate Bill No. 236, which established Delta State Teachers College, which Mississippi Governor Henry L. Whitfield signed on April 9, 1924; the bill had been sponsored in the Mississippi House of Representatives by Nellie Nugent Somerville, the first woman to serve in the Mississippi state legislature. The three buildings were Hill Hall, an administration and classroom building, Hardee Hall, a men's dormitory, and Taylor Hall, a women's dormitory.

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Admissions

What does this school look for?

Annual Applications

517

Acceptance

100%

Graduation Rate

39%

Median SAT Score

1115

Median ACT Score

21

Costs

How much does it cost to attend?

Tuition (in-state)

$7,951

Fees (in-state)

$170

After Graduation

Averages for 10 years after enrolling

Avg Earnings

$37,600

Employed

90%

Campus Life

What's it like to attend this school?

The People

Full time on-campus stats

Student Body

3K

Under-Grads

2K

Graduates

1K

The Campus

Where will you be attending?

Location

1003 W Sunflower Road, Cleveland MS 38733

What is Delta State University known for?

Our answer to this is to show you the disciplines in which a school's faculty and alumni have had the highest historical influence. A school may be influential in a discipline even if they do not offer degrees in that area. We've organized two lists to show where they are influential and offer corresponding degrees, and where they are influential through scholarship although they don't offer degrees in the disciplines.

Top areas of influence with degrees offered

#1199 World Rank
Education
#1418 World Rank
Business
#1761 World Rank
Medical
#1200 World Rank
History
#2422 World Rank
Biology
#2439 World Rank
Literature
#1236 World Rank
Nursing
#2652 World Rank
Mathematics
#843 World Rank
Social Work
#1838 World Rank
Sociology
#3664 World Rank
Chemistry
#3296 World Rank
Psychology
#4890 World Rank
Criminal Justice

Other areas of influence

#1590 World Rank
Law
#1626 World Rank
Earth Sciences
#1673 World Rank
Political Science
#2016 World Rank
Engineering
#2627 World Rank
Communications
#2756 World Rank
Philosophy
#3219 World Rank
Computer Science
#3656 World Rank
Physics
#4996 World Rank
Religious Studies
#5709 World Rank
Economics
#6450 World Rank
Anthropology

Influential People

Who are Delta State University's Most influential alumni?

Delta State University 's most influential alumni faculty include professors and professionals in the fields of Social Work, Education, and History

Tommy Taylor

American politician in the Mississippi House of Representatives

Jack Madgen

Jack Madgen

Australian footballer

Charles Pittman

American politician

Dwaun Warmack

Robert W. Hamblin

Robert Cire

American football coach, educator

Sara Thomas

American politician

Peter Nwaoboshi

Nigerian politician

Bob Dearing

American politician

Carla Hughes

Convicted murder

Charity Adule

Nigerian association football player

Sandra Rushing

American women's college basketball coach