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Delta State University Demographics & Diversity Report

Below Average Overall Diversity
Below Average Racial-Ethnic Diversity
Below Average Male/Female Diversity
What does the Delta State University student population look like? College Factual wanted to know the truth so we ran the numbers. We analyzed racial demographics, gender ratios, age and location diversity of college campuses accross the country. The results of the Delta State University <nil> diversity report are below.

Delta State University Student Population

2,999 Total Students
1,667 Undergraduates
254 Graduate Students

How Many Students Attend Delta State University?

Delta State University total enrollment is approximately 2,999 students. 1,667 are undergraduates and 254 are graduate students.

Delta State University Undergraduate Population

Male/Female Breakdown of Undergraduates

The full-time Delta State University undergraduate population is made up of 59% women, and 41% men.


For the gender breakdown for all students, go here.

Delta State University Racial/Ethnic Breakdown of Undergraduates

Race/Ethnicity Number
White 929
Black or African American 560
International 83
Hispanic 33
Multi-Ethnic 31
Unknown 22
Asian 5
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0

See racial/ethnic breakdown for all students.

Delta State University Graduate Student Population

Male/Female Breakdown of Graduate Students

About 63% of full-time grad students are women, and 37% men.


For the gender breakdown for all students, go here.

Delta State University Racial-Ethnic Breakdown of Graduate Students

Race/Ethnicity Number
White 119
Black or African American 96
International 23
Unknown 8
Hispanic 4
Asian 2
Multi-Ethnic 2
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0

See racial/ethnic breakdown for all students.

Racial/Ethnic Diversity

38% Racial-Ethnic Minorities *
Medium Faculty Racial/Ethnic Diversity

Delta State University Racial Demographics:

Race/Ethnicity Number
White 1,650
Black or African American 979
International 118
Unknown 93
Hispanic 90
Multi-Ethnic 44
Asian 17
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 2

Average Racial/Ethnic Diversity Among Faculty

Delta State University Faculty Racial/Ethnic Demographics:

Ethnicity Number of Faculty
White 455
Black or African American 160
Asian 7
Multi-Ethnic 1
Hispanic 0
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0
International 0
Unknown 0

Learn more about the faculty at Delta State University.

Delta State University Male/Female Diversity

More Female Students
More Female Teachers
This school is more popular with women than with men.


There are approximately 1,829 female students and 1,170 male students at Delta State University.

Close to Even Balance of Male & Female Teachers

Reporting of the gender of Delta State University is unknown or unavailable.

Faculty Gender Ratio  79.81 out of 100.
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There are more female teachers than male teachers at this school.


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There are approximately 387 female teachers and 257 male teachers.

Average Geographic Diversity

24.7% Out of State
3.77% Out of the Country

Delta State University ranks 980 out of 2,183 when it comes to geographic diversity.

24.7% of Delta State University students come from out of state, and 3.77% come from out of the country.

Student Location Diversity  55 out of 100.
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The undergraduate student body is split among 21 states (may include Washington D.C.). Click on the map for more detail.


Top 5 States

State Amount
Mississippi 250
Tennessee 17
Louisiana 12
Alabama 9
Arkansas 9

International Students at Delta State University

Students from 53 countries are represented at this school, with the majority of the international students coming from United Kingdom, Canada, and Nigeria.

Learn more about international students at Delta State University.

High Student Age Diversity

High Student Age Diversity
39.18% Traditional College Age
The age diversity score this school received indicates it is doing a good job attracting students of all ages.

Student Age Diversity  88.64 out of 100.
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A traditional college student is defined as being between the ages of 18-21. At Delta State University, 39.18% of students fall into that category, compared to the national average of 60%.

Student Age Group Amount
20-21 846
22-24 758
18-19 637
35 and over 398
25-29 324
30-34 168
Under 18 0

Notes and References


*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.


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