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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Program areas at DSU

Delaware State University is a preeminent institution of higher learning that provides a liberal arts education. Some statistics about the University, at a glance: 46 undergraduate degree programs, 21 master's degree programs, and 6 doctoral degree programs, accredited by the middle states commission on higher education, as well as accredited or approved by nine specialized academic accrediting agencies. William c. jason library includes a collection of 254,909 printed volumes, 103 electronic databases, 29,992 electronic journals, 332,340 electronic books, access to 4,620 streaming-media content, for a total holding of 636,449 publications. Faculty profile: 234 faculty members within 17 academics departments. 196 faculty members possess a phd or a terminal degree (terminal masters of flight captain). (continued on sch o. )the student-to-faculty ratio is 16:1. Total enrollment is 5,649 - 79% full-time, 21% part-time, 45% live on campus, 55% commute. The top programs based on degrees awarded are: psychology, mass communication, criminal justice, management, biology, and social work.
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 dwu 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. (continued on sch o. )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.

Grants made by DSU

GranteeGrant descriptionAmount
Delaware State University FoundationEducation$7,500,000
University of Delaware (UD)Education$375,819
University of MassachusettsEducation$207,705
...and 1 more grant made

Who funds Delaware State University (DSU)

Grants from foundations and other nonprofits
Fidelity Investments Charitable Gift FundFor Grant Recipient's Exempt Purposes$20,000,000
Delaware State University FoundationTo Support Academic Programs, Student Scholarships, Faculty Development, Public Service Initiatives, and Other Priorities of Delaware State University.$3,801,356
Partnership for Education AdvancementCovid-19 Recovery Grant$350,000
...and 17 more grants received

Personnel at DSU

Cleon CauleyChief Operating Officer$219,231
Darrell McMillonChief Information Officer$167,067
Vita PickrumVice President Advancement$209,782
Irene Chapman-HawkinsVice President for Human Resources$208,690
Stacy DowningVice President for Student Affairs$210,487
...and 18 more key personnel

Financials for DSU

RevenuesFYE 06/2021
Total grants, contributions, etc.$126,708,134
Program services$84,252,855
Investment income and dividends$504,533
Tax-exempt bond proceeds$0
Royalty revenue$0
Net rental income$0
Net gain from sale of non-inventory assets$131,184
Net income from fundraising events$0
Net income from gaming activities$0
Net income from sales of inventory$0
Miscellaneous revenues$1,318,827
Total revenues$212,915,533

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
Data update history
May 6, 2023
Received grants
Identified 1 new grant, including a grant for $2,000 from Delaware Cedar Foundation
July 28, 2022
Received grants
Identified 6 new grant, including a grant for $350,000 from Partnership for Education Advancement
April 13, 2022
Posted financials
Added Form 990 for fiscal year 2020
September 28, 2021
Received grants
Identified 10 new grant, including a grant for $3,801,356 from Delaware State University Foundation
September 23, 2021
Received grants
Identified 1 new grant, including a grant for $9,000 from Peter Sleesman TW
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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
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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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