Delaware State University Profile

Delaware State University (Del State or DSU) is one of America’s most prestigious Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs). It was founded in 1891 as the State College for Colored Students.

Delaware State University consists of the following colleges: College of Agriculture & Related Sciences; College of Arts, Humanities & Social Sciences; College of Business; College of Education; College of Health & Public Policy; College of Mathematics, Natural Sciences & Technology.

The College of Agriculture and Related Sciences includes four divisions: The academic departments of Human Ecology and Agriculture and Natural Resources, as well as Cooperative Extension and Cooperative Research.

The College of Mathematics, Natural Sciences and Technology (CMNST) offers a range of B.S. degree programs, Masters degree programs, and a Ph.D. in Applied Mathematics and Mathematical Physics.

The College of Business (COB) received the coveted business accreditation award from the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business International (AACSB). It offers a Bachelor of Science degree in Accounting, and a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration with concentrations in: General Management, Human Resource Management, Information Systems; and Marketing, Business Economics, Finance and Banking. The Master of Business Administration (MBA) Degree Program can be completed in 12 months.

Delaware State University is accredited by the Commission on Higher Education of the Middle States Association of Colleges and Schools. The University received unconditional NCATE accreditation in 1998. The nursing program is approved by the The National League for Nursing Accrediting Commission (NLNAC) Accreditation Commission.

Ranking Profile:

- Delaware State University is placed among Tier 2 Regional Universities (North) in the US News & World Report (2011).

- Listed as one the 269 best business schools in the U.S offering quality MBA programs (The Princeton Review and Random House 2009 edition).

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