Delta State University

Cleveland, MS

Delta State says its general education program "prepares the student for professional careers and lifelong learning and service. Development of breadth and depth of knowledge, thinking and communication skills, and diverse approaches to understanding will promote a useful, happy, and productive life. " [Source]

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  • Undergraduate Enrollment:2,763
  • 4-Year Graduation Rate:16%
  • Tuition & Fees:$6,418 annually
  • Tuition & Fees (In State):

General Education Requirements

  • 1. Composition

  • 2. Literature

  • 3. Foreign Language

  • 4. U.S. Government or History


    See Note

    No credit given for U.S. Government or History because a survey course in American history or government is an option, but not required, to fulfill the "History" requirement.

  • 5. Economics


    See Note

    No credit given for Economics because a course in economics is an option, but not required, to fulfill the "Perspectives on Society" requirement.

  • 6. Mathematics

  • 7. Science

  • General Education Assessment

    Delta State University uses one or more of the following instruments to assess undergraduate progress in core collegiate skills: the Council on Aid to Education Collegiate Learning Assessment (CLA), the Educational Testing Service Proficiency Profile, or the ACT Collegiate Assessment of Academic Proficiency (CAAP). For more information, visit

Curriculum last evaluated: 04/28/2017


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