Graduate Programs Overview

Delta State University is a four-years, public school located in Cleveland, Mississippi. It offers graduate degree programs as well as undergraduate degree programs. For academic year 2021-2022 the graduate school tuition & fees are $8,121 for Mississippi residents and $8,360 for other students in average.

It offers twenty-nine graduate programs: 18 Master's, 8 Doctorate, 3 Post-Master's programs. Some of those programs are offered by distance learning. 316 students have been conferred Master's degree and 16 students have received Doctorate degree last year.
Graduate Programs Key Facts
School NameDelta State University
Typefour-years, public
Address1003 W Sunflower Road, Cleveland, MS
Graduate School Students668 students
553 students enrolled online exclusively
Tuition & Fees (2021-2022)In-State$8,121
Student to Faculty11:1 (9.09%)
Number of Offered Graduate ProgramsTotal 29 Graduate Programs
18 Master's, 3 Doctorate, 3 Post graduate certificates

2022 Graduate Program Tuition & Fees

The following table and chart describe 2021-2022 graduate tuition & fees at Delta State University with tuition changes over the last 5 years. Each cost is an average amount over the offered programs. For Mississippi residents, the tuition & fees are $8,121 and $8,360 for non-Mississippi residents. The tuition per credit hours for part-time students (or full-time students who taking extra credits) is $455.
Data source: 2021-2022 tuition - NCES(National Center for Education Statistics (Last update: March 14, 2022)
2022 COATuition Trends
2022 Graduate School Tuition, Fees, and Living Costs
Cost per Credit$0$455
Books & Supplies$1,500
Room & Board$8,114 (On-Campus) / $5,908 (Off-Campus)
Personal Expenses$3,800 (On-Campus) / $4,700 (Off-Campus)
On-Campus Total$13,413$21,774
Off-Campus Total$12,107$20,468
Graduate Program Tuition Changes (2018-2022)

Graduate Programs By Area of Study

Delta State University offers Masters, Doctorate, Post-Master's Certificate graduate degree/certificate programs through 29 major areas - 17 Master's (9 online programs), 2 Doctorate (1 online programs), 2 Post-Master'(2 online programs). The following table summarizes the total number of completers by degree and gender.
Total Number of Conferred Graduate Degree
Master'sDoctorate Post-Bachelor'sPost-Master's
Below, you can check major programs and concentration for each area of study with offered degrees and completers. ONLINE denotes the program offered by distance learning (online degree). You may want to see all graduate schools offering a major program by following the link on the title of the program.
Liberal Arts And Sciences, Humanities
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies
Science Technologies/Technicians
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, And Firefighting
Human Services
Transportation And Materials Moving
Visual And Performing Arts
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences

Graduate Student Population

Total 2,999 students enrolled in Delta State University including both undergraduate and graduate programs, with full-time and part-time status. In graduate schools, 668 students are enrolled to earn graduate degrees. By gender, it has 216 male and 452 female graduate students. By attending status, there are 254 full-time and 414 part-time students in graduate schools. It offers online degree programs and 553 students enrolled to earn their graduate degree through online exclusively and 96 students are taking some online graduate courses.
Graduate Students Gender Distribution
Men Students216
Women Students452
Graduate Students Attending Status Distribution
Full-time Students254
Part-time Students414
By race/ethnicity 292 White, 288 Black, and 4 Asian students are attending at Delta State University. The detail graduate enrollment distribution by race is shown in the below chart.
Graduate Students Race Distribution
American Indian /
Native American
Two or more races4
5 students are younger than 22 and 148 students are older than 65. The school has 331 students aged between 22 and 30 and 184 students aged 30 to 40.
Graduate Students Age Distribution
21 & Under5
40 & Over148
Distance learning, also called online education, is very attractive to students, especially those who want to continue education and work in the field. At Delta State University, 553 students are enrolled exclusively in online courses and 96 students are enrolled in some online courses.
Graduate Distance Learning Enrollment Distribution
Total Enrollment668
Enrolled Exclusively in Online Courses553
Enrolled in Some But Not All Online Courses96
Not Enrolled In Any Online Courses19
Graduate Distance Learning Enrollment By Student Location
Enrolled Exclusively in Online Courses553
Mississippi Resident423
Other State In U.S.119
Outside of U.S.11

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