How to Apply to DSU @Wilmington and DSU Online Graduate Programs

For admission to graduate study at Delaware State University, applicants must show evidence of having earned a baccalaureate degree from a regionally accredited college or university and possess the ability to carry out graduate work of high quality. General admission standards are established and monitored by the School of Graduate Studies and Research. Please review specific program admission requirements via the MBA, MPA, MSA, and MSW program pages. Also, please note that the MSW program only grants fall admission. 

1. Complete an online application

2. Submit official transcripts and test scores 

​​Address for transcript and test score submissions: 

Graduate Admissions
c/o DSU @Wilmington
3931 Kirkwood Hwy
Wilmington, DE 19808 

For consideration of unconditional admission the applicant must demonstrate the following: 

  • Successful completion of undergraduate courses in the field in which you plan to pursue a graduate degree. Proof of having earned a bachelor’s degree from a regionally accredited college or university with a minimum cumulative GPA of 2.50 and a 3.0 average in your undergraduate major. Please review program standards as they may be more stringent. 
  • An official transcript from each college or university attended 
  • Letters of recommendation from individuals who can speak to your potential for graduate study 
  • Official scores on the GRE, GMAT, MAT, or other exam defined by the graduate program or department to which you are applying 
  • Please review program requirements regarding waiver requests. 

International Applicants: 

  • International applicants who have not earned the baccalaureate degree from a regionally accredited College or University in the United States or from International Institution in which English is the language of instruction must submit official TOEFL (minimum score of 550 paper-based or 79 internet) or IELTS scores (minimum score of 6.5). 
  • Submit official transcripts evaluated by the World Education Service (WES), Educational Credential Evaluators (ECE), Global Credential Evaluations, Inc. (GCE), or the Association of Collegiate Registrars and Admissions Officers (AACRAO). Evaluations are forwarded by the evaluating organization to Graduate Admissions at the address noted above. 
  • Submit an I-20 Application, an F-1 Student Seeking Financial Statement, and an Affidavit of Support for Free Room & Board to the Office of International Affairs. 

*Students scoring below the 50th percentile on the verbal and/or analytical writing section of their standardized examination may be required to demonstrate additional proficiency. 

3. Applicant Decisions

  • Complete applications are reviewed and evaluated by the respective department, which recommends action to the Dean of Graduate, Adult, and Continuing Studies. He/she then provides official notification to the applicant regarding admission. 

​4. Register for Classes

Office of Admissions for Transcript and Test Score Submission: 

Graduate Admissions
c/o DSU @Wilmington
3931 Kirkwood Hwy
Wilmington, DE 19808