EIN 51-0305893

Delaware State University (DSU)

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Delaware State University is a historically black, public university located in Dover, Delaware with two satellite campuses in Wilmington and Georgetown, Delaware.

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Delaware State University is a preeminent institution of higher learning that provides a liberal arts education. Some statistics about the University, at a glance: 42 undergraduate degree programs, 16 master's degree programs, and 5 doctoral degree programs, accredited by the commission on higher education of the middlestates, association of colleges and schools, as well as by seven specialized academic accrediting agencies. William c. jason library includes a collection of 258,726 printed volumes, 110 electronic databases, 32,353 electronic journals, 185,170 electronic books, access to 4,500 streaming media content, and a total holding of 480,859 publications. Faculty profile 220 faculty members within 21 academics departments. 196 faculty members possess a phd or a terminal degree (terminal master's of flight captain). Student-to-faculty ratio is 15:1. Total enrollment 4,644, 84% full-time, 16% part-time, 54% liv on campus, 46% commute, 52% in the following programs: communication, journalism and related programs, psychology/social sciences.
Auxiliary enterprises: the school undertakes a number of activities to benefit the student body, including operating housing (dormitory) complexes, a cafeteria, campus book store, vending machines, and other incidentals necessary to campus life. These activities might also include student services, institutional support, academic support, public service, and other services.
The mission of the office of the associate provost for research (oapr) is "to provide those individuals who are admitted quality research opportunities and experiences that are consistent with the overall University commitment." The research division is also responsible for maintaining an infrastructure within a supportive environment that encourages both faculty and students to produce research with results that are making our world better every day. Prestigious research projects underway by dsu faculty members serve to enhance dsu's land-grant mission and its contributions to the nation's research efforts. Dsu was awarded a $10.5 million research grant that will fund the establishment of the Delaware center for neuroscience research. A new state-of-the art optical science center for applied research (oscar) will be the new home for the University's prolific optics program. The national science foundation's (nsf) center for research excellence in science and technology has awarded dsu a five-year, $5 million grant in support of the school's optics program.

Form 990s for DSU

Fiscal year endingDate received by IRSFormPDF link
2020-062021-05-26990View PDF
2019-062020-08-13990View PDF
2018-062019-07-23990View PDF
2017-062018-11-15990View PDF
2016-062017-09-25990View PDF
...and 6 more Form 990s

Who funds Delaware State University (DSU)

Grants from foundations and other nonprofits
Delaware State University FoundationTo Support Academic Programs, Student Scholarships, Faculty Development, Public Service Initiatives, and Other Priorities of Delaware State University.$3,801,356
 View purchase optionsResearch Subaward$2,248,452
 View purchase optionsResearch$246,866
...and 10 more grants received

Grants made by DSU

GranteeGrant descriptionAmount
University of Delaware (UD)Education$1,038,435
University of MassachusettsEducation$159,272
Western Michigan UniversityEducation$5,576
 View purchase optionsEducation$5,250

Financials for DSU

RevenuesFYE 06/2020
Total grants, contributions, etc.$97,785,420
Program services$86,916,989
Investment income and dividends$243,844
Tax-exempt bond proceeds$0
Royalty revenue$0
Net rental income$0
Net gain from sale of non-inventory assets$105,891
Net income from fundraising events$0
Net income from gaming activities$0
Net income from sales of inventory$0
Miscellaneous revenues$1,205,144
Total revenues$186,257,288

Personnel at DSU

Cleon CauleyChief Operating Officer$219,231
Darrell McMillonChief Information Officer$167,067
Vita PickrumVice President Advancement$209,782
 View purchase optionsVice President for Human Resources$208,690
 View purchase optionsVice President for Student Affairs$210,487
...and 19 more key personnel

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General information
1200 North Dupont Hwy
Dover, DE 19901
Metro area
Dover, DE
Kent County, DE
Website URL
(302) 857-6060
Facebook page
Twitter profile
IRS details
Fiscal year end
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Form 990
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Eligible to receive tax-deductible contributions (Pub 78)
NTEE code, primary
B43: University or Technological Institute
NAICS code, primary
611310: Colleges, Universities, and Professional Schools
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