One of the top historically black colleges and universities in the US, Delaware State University (DSU) offers more than 50 bachelor's degree programs, 25 graduate degree programs, and five doctoral degree programs through more than 20 academic departments and five colleges. In addition to its main 400-acre campus in Dover, the university has satellite locations in Georgetown and Wilmington. The school began as a land-grant educational institution, founded in 1891 as the State College for Colored Students. It became known as Delaware State College in 1947 and gained university status in 1993. The university has a student-teacher ratio of 14:1 and enrolls more than 3,800 students each year.