Delta State University (DSU) is a top regional public university located in Cleveland, Mississippi, which was named to Norman Crampton's “100 Best Small Towns in America”. It offers a range of undergraduate and graduate programs through the following colleges and schools: College of Arts and Sciences; College of Business; College of Education; School of Nursing.

Delta State University is accredited by the Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools to award bachelors, masters, educational specialist and doctoral degrees. The School of Nursing is accredited by The Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education. The Department of Music is an accredited member of the National Association of Schools of Music.

Other accreditations include: American Association of Family and Consumer Sciences; Association of Collegiate Business Schools and Programs; Commission on Accreditation for Dietetics Education; Commission on Accreditation of Athletic Training Education; Council for Accreditation of Counseling and Related Educational Programs; Council on Social Work Education; Federal Aviation Administration; National Association for Sport and Physical Education; National Association of Schools of Art and Design; National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education; The American Chemical Society.

Achievements and Ranking Profile:

- Delta State University is ranked 68th among regional universities in the South in the 2012 edition of Best Colleges by U.S. News Media Group.

- Delta State received the 2008 Best Practices Award (Mississippi Board of Trustees of State Institutions of Higher Learning). The University was awarded first place in the Finance, Business and Administration category for its energy conservation campaign.

- The Corporation for National and Community Service honored DSU with a place on the President's Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll for exemplary service efforts and service to America's communities.

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