Delaware State University, commonly known as Del State or DESU, was established in May, 1891. It is a public university situated in Dover, Delaware, United States. In addition to the main campus, Del State offers classes in two satellite campuses in Wilmington and Georgetown, Delaware. It is the second-largest university in the state. The university currently enrolls more than 4,000 students every year. It offers various undergraduate and postgraduate programs in diverse areas of study. The main campus is spread across an area of more than 400 acres. The university comprises of the following academic divisions:
Delaware State University's athletic department participates in the NCAA's Division I for football. Their sports teams are popularly known as the Hornets. The Hornets compete in several sports including football, basketball, baseball, softball, tennis, wrestling, track and field, volleyball, bowling, and soccer.
Source: Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) 2015-16, National Center for Education Statistics, https://nces.ed.gov/ipeds/
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