Application for Honors Admission

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To apply to the Delaware State University Honors Program, please complete the application in full and submit below.


  • Incoming First-Year Students:  April 15
  • Transfer and Continuing Students:  Prior to 1st semester Junior year
  • Note:  Application for Honors Housing:  May 1

Admission into the Honors Program requires:

  1. Regular admission to Delaware State University without conditions;
  2. A GPA of 3.25 or higher;
  3. An SAT combined score of at least 1050 in Mathematics and Critical Reading, with at least 450 in each section; OR an ACT composite score of at least 22 in Mathematics and Critical Reading;
  4. Approval of the DSU Honors Program.

Application materials required:

  1. Official high school and/or college transcripts.
  2. Two letters of recommendation from two (2) high school or college instructors. (Recommendation Form)
  3. A typed essay of 400 - 600 words, explaining why you wish to be admitted into the Honors Program.
  4. A list of academic and extracurricular achievements/awards.

Mail application materials to:
DSU Honors Program
Delaware State University
Martin Luther King, Jr. Student Center, Suite 325
1200 N. DuPont Highway
Dover, Delaware l9901