Delta State University1003 W Sunflower Rd, Cleveland, MS 38733
Delta State University is a public institution providing a comprehensive undergraduate curriculum. It offers 12 baccalaureate degrees in 38 majors and seeks to meet the need for advanced training in certain fields by providing programs of study for nine masterís degrees, the Educational Specialist degree and the Doctor of Education degree. Serving as the cultural and educational center of the region, Delta State University is located in Cleveland. The Mississippi Delta, a 20-county, northwestern region of the state, rich in various ethnic and cultural groups, provides almost 75 percent of the Universityís enrollment. Almost 15 percent of the students attend from other parts of the state, while 10 percent of the students reside outside the state. Accordingly, the University identifies the Delta as its primary public service region, while acknowledging the importance of research and service that also benefits the state and nation.