Delta State University Graduate Schools

Delta State University (referred to as Delta State) is a Public, 4 years school located in Cleveland, MS. It is classified as a Master's College and University (larger programs) school by Carnegie Classification and its highest level of offering is Doctor's degree - research/scholarship and professional practice. The 2022 graduate school tuition & fees at Delta State University is $8,121 for Mississippi residents and $8,360 for out-of-state students. The school has 668 graduate students where it has a total enrollment of 2,999 including undergraduate students.

Graduate School Overview

Delta State University (referred to as Delta State) is a Public, 4 years school located in Cleveland, MS. It is classified as a Master's College and University (larger programs) school by Carnegie Classification and its highest level of offering is Doctor's degree - research/scholarship and professional practice.
The school is accredited by Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges (1/1/1930 - Current).
Delta State Directory Information
School NameDelta State University (Delta State)
Address1003 W Sunflower Road, Cleveland, MS 38733
Phone662-846-3000
Webhttps://www.deltastate.edu
Online Applicationhttps://www.deltastate.edu/academic-affairs/admissions
Financial Infohttps://www.deltastate.edu/student-affairs/financial-aid
The 2022 graduate school tuition & fees at Delta State University is $8,121 for Mississippi residents and $8,360 for out-of-state students. The school has 668 graduate students where it has a total enrollment of 2,999 including undergraduate students.
It offers total 61 graduate programs through Master's, Post-Master Certificate, Doctorate (Research), and Doctorate (Professional Practice). Among them, 16 programs are available online classes.
Graduate School 2022 Key Facts
School TypePublic, 4 years
Tuition & Fees$8,360
$8,121 for Mississippi Residents
Student Population668
Offered Degrees/ProgramsMaster's, Post-Master Certificate, Doctorate (Research), and Doctorate (Professional Practice)
Number of Programs61 graduate programs
(16 programs available online learning)
Student to Faculty Ratio11 to 1
The graduate tuition & fees at Delta State University is $8,121 for Mississippi residents and $8,360 for out-of-state students for the academic year 2021-2022. The tuition per credit hour is $455.
Delta State University offers the alternative tuition plans.
Delta State University offers the distance education programs. All course works for completing a degree program can be done through online exclusively for graduate programs. In addition, the distance learning courses are offered for students who are not enrolled online exclusively.
On its campus, remedial services, academic/career services, employment services for students, placement services for completers are provided for their students.
Special Learning Opportunities & On-campus Services
Distance Learning (Online Classes)16 Online Programs Available
Special learning Opportunities
  • Teacher certification
On-Campus Student Services
  • Remedial services
  • Academic/career services
  • Employment services for students
  • Placement services for completers

2022 Graduate Tuition, Fees, Other Expenses

For the academic year 2021-2022, the graduate school tuition & fees of Delta State University is $8,121 for Mississippi residents and $8,360 for other students. The graduate tuition & fees are increased by 2.94% compared to previous academic year.
Data source: 2021-2022 tuition - NCES(National Center for Education Statistics (Last update: July 22, 2022)
2021-2022 Graduate Tuition & fees
Mississippi ResidentsOut-of-State
TuitionFeesTuitionFees
2017-2018$6,739$120$6,739$120
2018-2019$7,076$170$7,076$170
2019-2020$7,501$170$7,501$170
2020-2021$7,951$170$7,951$170
2021-2022$8,190$170$8,190$170
The graduate school tuition & fees of Delta State is relatively inexpensive compared to public graduate schools in Mississippi. The average graduate school tuition for all graduate schools in United States is $19,204 and the Mississippi graduate tuition is $11,022 (public) / $14,186 (private).
The next table compares the average graduate school tuition by location and school types.
Graduate Tuition & fees Comparison
ResidentsOut-of-State
Delta State University$8,121$8,360
All Graduate Schools$15,958$19,204
Public$11,320$20,434
Private$19,234
Mississippi Graduate Schools$10,438$12,663
Public$8,238$11,022
Private$14,186
For academic year 2021-2022, the living costs are $12,814 when a student lives on-campus housing facilities (i.e. dormitory, school owned apartments, etc.) at Delta State University. On-campus living costs are increased by 1.09% compared to previous academic year. The off-campus living costs are $10,608. Off-campus living costs are stayed same compared to previous academic year.
2021-2022 Living Expenses
Living On-CampusLiving Off-Campus
Room & BoardOther ExpenseRoom & BoardOther Expense
2017-2018$7,584$3,600$7,552$4,500
2018-2019$7,722$3,600$5,722$4,500
2019-2020$7,908$3,800$5,908$4,700
2020-2021$7,985$3,800$5,908$4,700
2021-2022$8,114$3,800$5,908$4,700
For academic year 2021-2022, the tuition per credit hour for graduate programs is $455 at Delta State University. The graduate tuition per credit hour are increased by 2.94% compared to previous academic year.
2021-2022 Graduation Program Tuition per Credit Hour
Tuition
2017-2018$374
2018-2019$393
2019-2020$417
2020-2021$442
2021-2022$455

Graduate Programs at Delta State

Delta State University offers 22 graduate programs for Master's, Doctorate, and Post-Graduate Certificate. The next table lists number of programs by offered degree and online availability along with number of completers by degree/certificate programs. Last year, 346 students have completed their study at Delta State University.
Offered Degrees at Delta State University
Award LevelTotal Number of ProgramsAvailable Online ClassNumber of Completers
Master's Degree1911336
Doctor's degree - research/scholarship116
Doctor's degree - other113
Post Master's Degree111
Total2214346
The next table shows the popular graduate programs at Delta State University by award level.
  • The most popular Post-graduate Certificate program is the Family Practice Nurse/Nursing program with 1 completers.
  • The most popular Master's program is the Business Administration and Management program with 86 completers.
  • The most popular Doctorate program is the Education program with 13 completers.
Delta State University offers 22 programs through Master's, Doctorate, and Post-Graduate Certificate. The programs are offered both in online and on-site education. Last year total 346 students have completed their graduate studies.
  • 336 students have earned/completed Master's program.
  • 3 students have earned/completed Doctorate (Practice) program.
  • 1 students have earned/completed Post-Master's program.
Master's Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Education [+] (6 completers) 194 completers-
Curriculum and Instruction0-
Educational Leadership and Administration60-
Special Education and Teaching7-
Counselor Education/School Counseling and Guidance Services18-
Elementary Education and Teaching54-
Secondary Education and Teaching0-
Teacher Education, Multiple Levels31-
College/Postsecondary/University Teaching0-
Physical Education Teaching and Coaching24-
Liberal Arts and Sciences, Humanities [+] 1 completers-
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies1-
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies [+] 1 completers-
Biological and Physical Sciences1-
Science Technologies/Technicians [+] (1 completers) 7 completers-
Science Technologies/Technicians (other)7-
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, and Firefighting [+] (1 completers) 4 completers-
Criminal Justice/Safety Studies4-
Human Services [+] (1 completers) 6 completers-
Community Organization and Advocacy6-
Transportation and Materials Moving [+] (1 completers) 27 completers-
Aviation/Airway Management and Operations27-
Visual and Performing Arts [+] 0 completers-
Intermedia/Multimedia0-
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences [+] (1 completers) 5 completers-
Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursing (other)5-
Business [+] 91 completers-
Business Administration and Management86-
Accounting5-
Total336
Doctorate (Research) Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Education [+] 6 completers-
Education6-
Total6
Doctorate (Practice) Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences [+] 3 completers-
Nursing Practice3-
Total3
Post-Master's Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences [+] 1 completers-
Family Practice Nurse/Nursing1-
Total1

Graduate Student Population at Delta State

For academic year 2021-2022, total 668 students enrolled into Delta State University graduate schools where it has total 2,999 students including undergraduate students. By attending status, there are 254 full-time and 414 part-time graduate students. By gender, 216 male and 452 female students are attending graduate schools. The next table summarizes the graduate student population by gender and attending status.
Graduate School Student Population By Gender
TotalMaleFemale
Total668216452
Full-time25493161
Part-tme414123291
The next table summarizes the students population by race/ethnicity.
There are 292 White (43.71%), 288 Black/African American (43.11%), 20 Hispanic (2.99%), 4 Asian (0.60%), and 64 students with other races. 28 students are enrolled with non-resident alien status.
Graduate Student Population By Race/ethnicity
TotalMaleFemale
Total668216452
American Indian/Native American110
Asian404
Black/African American28866222
Hispanic20911
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander000
White292106186
Two More422
Un-Known311318
Non-resident Alien28199
Delta State University offers the distance learning opportunities (online degree program and/or courses) for graduate programs. 553 graduate students (82.78% of total students) are enrolled online exclusively and 96 graduate students (14.37% of total students) are enrolled some online courses. The next table summarizes the online student population.
Distance Learning Student Population
Number of Graduate Students
Total668
Enrolled Online Exclusively553
Enrolled Some Online Courses96
Not in Online Courses19
The following table summarizes the graduate students population by age at Delta State University. 161 students are aged 20 to 24 (24.10% of total students), 43 students are aged above 50 (6.44%). Next table summarizes the student population by age at Delta State University.
Graduate Student Population By Age
TotalMaleFemale
Total668216452
Age 20-21505
Age 22-2415656100
Age 25-2917559116
Age 30-341133479
Age 35-39712645
Age 40-491052778
Age 50-64401426
Over 64303

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