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Honors Program Admission



To apply to the Delaware State University Honors Program, you must complete the╠řmain online application,╠řand complete the Honors Program requirements described here, in full, and submit to the Honors Program address╠řbelow.


  • Incoming First-Year Students: April╠ř30
  • Transfer and Continuing Students:╠řPrior to 2nd semester sophomore╠řyear
  • Note: Application for Honors Housing: May╠ř1

Admission into the Honors Program╠řrequires:

  • Regular admission to Delaware State University without╠řconditions;
  • A GPA of 3.25 or╠řhigher;
  • 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;╠ř(if╠řyour SAT scores are not available, please submit an╠řadditional╠řletter of recommendation from a high school administrator (principal or guidance counselor) or a college╠řadministrator).
  • Approval of the DSU Honors╠řProgram.

Application materials╠řrequired:

  • Completion of the╠řmain online╠řapplication.
  • Official high school and/or college╠řtranscripts.
  • Two letters of recommendation from two (2) high school╠řor╠řcollege instructors. (Recommendation Form)╠ř
  • A typed essay of 400 ÔÇô 600 words, explaining why you wish to be admitted into the Honors╠řProgram.
  • A list of academic and extracurricular╠řachievements/awards.

Mail or email application materials to:╠ř╠řhonors [at] desu.edu

kufunHonors Program
Delaware State University
William C. Jason Library, Room 228
1200 N. DuPont Highway
Dover, Delaware╠ř19901

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