Originally founded as the Delaware School for Colored Students in 1891, this HBCU institution currently enrolls 4,600 students and has a student-to-faculty ratio of 16-to-1.In addition to the main Dover campus, DSU operates satellite campuses in two other Delaware cities, Georgetown and Wilmington.The university offers undergraduate and graduate degrees through its School of Agriculture and Food Sciences.
These schools do, however, admit students of all races.
The university enrolls nearly 10,000 students from more than 70 countries, including several African and Caribbean nations.
FAMU is the largest among historically black colleges and universities in the state of Florida.
In 1995 the university received an million grant from NASA and the National Science Foundation, becoming one of six schools recognized as a 'Model Institution for Excellence in STEM.' Since then, Bowie State has been considered a leading producer of African American graduates with degrees in STEM fields.
Students seeking a STEM-centered education can choose from degrees in fields like computer science, mathematics, military science and biology.
The school features a total of 19 program departments and six academic colleges.