Official University Facts

STATISTICAL INFORMATION

The Office of Institutional Research, Planning and Analysis maintains statistical information on the University’s student body, employees, freshman admissions, enrollment, graduation and accreditations in the University Fact Book at www.desu.edu/about/administration/institutional-research-planning-analytics.

MISSION/VISION STATEMENTS

The University’s Mission and Vision statements should be used in conjunction with one another. The Mission should always be listed first.

Mission Statement

Delaware State University is a public, comprehensive, 1890 land-grant institution that offers access and opportunity to diverse populations from Delaware, the nation and the world. Building on its heritage as a historically black college, the University purposefully integrates the higher standards of excellence in teaching, research, and service in its baccalaureate, master’s and doctoral programs. Its commitment to

advance science, technology, liberal arts and the professions produces capable and productive leaders who contribute to the sustainability and economic development of the global community.

Vision Statement

As one of America’s most highly respected Historically Black Colleges and Universities, Delaware State University will be renowned for a standard of academic excellence that prepares our graduates to become the first choice of employers in a global market and invigorates the economy and the culture of Delaware and the Mid-Atlantic Region.

CORE VALUES

Community
Integrity
Diversity
Scholarship
Outreach

BOARD OF TRUSTEES

Visit www.desu.edu/about/administration/board-trustees.

MAJORS AND CONCENTRATIONS

Visit www.desu.edu/majors.