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Is Delta State University a Good School for Veterans?

As someone with prior military experience, it's a good idea to check how well the school services veterans before signing those admission papers. That's why we've put together this report that gives you the facts about Delta State University veteran students. If you're looking for information related to military tuition assistance such as the GI Bill® or Yellow Ribbon Program, go to the following page: Delta State University G.I. Bill Information

Our Veterans Report on Delta State University Includes:

How Does Delta State University Rank for Veterans?

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Each year, College Factual releases its Best Schools for Veterans ranking to highlight those colleges and universities that do a great job of supporting veterans while they continue their education.

Delta State University was ranked #1,286 on the 2022 version of this list.The school also ranked #14 in our Best for Vets in Mississippi ranking.

In addition to our overall rankings, we also calculate our Best for Vets by degree level rankings. Below you'll find how Delta State University did in those rankings.

Ranking Name Rank
Best Bachelor’s Degree Colleges for Veterans 921
Best Master’s Degree Colleges for Veterans 904
Best Doctor’s Degree Colleges for Veterans 599

You may be more interested to see how particular majors at Delta State University ranked compared to those at other schools. Below, you'll find a list of majors which received the best rankings for vets. Find a full list of majors here. Once you select a major, you'll be able to see links to the rankings available for that major.

Ranking Name Rank
Best Community Organization & Advocacy Master’s Degree Colleges for Veterans 17
Best Community Organization & Advocacy Master’s Degree Colleges for Veterans 17
Best Community Organization & Advocacy Colleges for Veterans 43
Best Community Organization & Advocacy Colleges for Veterans 43
Best General Family & Consumer Sciences Bachelor’s Degree Colleges for Veterans 53
Best Family & Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences, General Bachelor’s Degree Colleges for Veterans 53
Best Family & Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences, General Colleges for Veterans 59
Best General Family & Consumer Sciences Colleges for Veterans 59
Best General Education Doctor’s Degree Colleges for Veterans 72
Best General Education Doctor’s Degree Colleges for Veterans 72

How Many Veterans Go to Delta State University?

Colleges with a large veteran population are better equipped to support and accommodate those who have had military experience.

The VA reports that there are 92 G.I. Bill® students at Delta State University. Since the total enrollment at the school is 2,999, approximately 3.07% of the students at Delta State University are utilizing the GI Bill® to help pay for their education. Putting that into perspective, the Student Veterans of America estimates that about three-four percent of all college students in America are veterans.

This number includes all chapters of the GI Bill®, e.g. Post-9/11, Montgomery GI Bill and Reserve Education Assistance Program. It also includes Veteran Readiness and Employment. This does not include active-duty military personnel who are attending the college via Tuition Assistance. Therefore, the potential total military population could be larger than this.

Federal Veteran Programs at Delta State University

Delta State University participates in the following federal programs for vets.

Federal Program Participation
Principles of Excellence Yes
DOD Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) Yes
Eight Keys Yes

What does this mean to me? Below you can view the specific commitments this school has made by participating in individual programs.

Career and Vocational Support
Accommodate Military Service Members and Reservists absent due to service requirements.
Align institutional refund policies with those under Title IV, which governs the administration of federal student financial aid programs.
Regionally or Nationally Accredited - view all accreditations
Provide information that increases accountability and transparency.
Participate in the Military Voluntary Education Review (MVER)
Benefits Support
Ensure accreditation of all new programs prior to enrolling students.
Will not use fraudulent or aggressive recruiting techniques and misrepresentations.
Provide students with a personalized form covering the total cost of an education program.
Counseling Support
Designate a point of contact to provide academic and financial advice.
Provide educational plans for all military and veteran education beneficiaries.
Referrals to community organizations as needed.

Does Delta State University Give Credit for Military Training?

Yes Credit for Life Experience
YES Credit for Military Training
Delta State University may grant college credit to you if you have specific knowledge from your life experiences. Get in touch with the school to find out more.

Delta State University might grant college credit to those who have completed specialized military training. Talk with your admissions counselor to learn more.

Delta State University Reserve Officer Training Corp (ROTC)

Implied No Air Force ROTC
Implied No Army ROTC
Implied No Navy ROTC
Reserve Officer Training Corps (ROTC) programs are not available at Delta State University.

Complaints to the VA About Delta State University

There have been no complaints registered to the VA for this college.

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