Delaware Valley University

Doylestown, PA

Delaware Valley University

Doylestown, PA

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Undergrad Science & Engineering Health & Medicine Business Education

Tuition & Fees

$40,620

not including room and board

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undergraduateRatios

42%

male

58%

female

13

students

1

faculty

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Not Selective

91%

acceptance rate

Accepted 1,915
Declined 176
Total Received 2,091
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Private

2,128

undergraduate students

737

graduate students

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School Facts

Delaware Valley University, founded in 1896, is an independent, comprehensive university emphasizing experiential and interdisciplinary learning. Originally an agricultural college, Delaware Valley has expanded to offer more than 25 undergraduate majors in the sciences, humanities, and business, seven master's programs, and a Doctor of Education. Its 571-acre campus is located in Doylestown, 30 miles northwest of Philadelphia.

Official website Visit website
Application link Apply online
Public/private Private
Campus enrollment 2,865
Established in 1896
Coeducational Coeducational

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571-acre campus in Doylestown, PA (population: 8,315), 30 miles from Philadelphia. Served by bus and train; major airport serves Philadelphia. Public transportation serves campus.

  • Campus Setting: Large town

Delaware Valley University
700 East Butler Avenue
Doylestown, PA
18901

Campus Life

yes
Housing available
55%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
85%
Percent of freshmen that live in campus-owned housing
no
Students are not required to live in school housing
no
Students may not have cars on campus
yes
Alcohol is permitted on campus to students of legal age

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% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
15%
Top 1/4
35%
Top 1/2
66%
Bottom 1/2
34%
Bottom 1/4
10%

Test Scores

Average freshman score by percentile.

75th
585
25th
470
75th
570
25th
470
75th
24
25th
18
75th
25
25th
17
75th
25
25th
18

Admissions Facts

Application fee $50
Other application fee No application fee if the applicant applies online.
Admissions interview (required or recommended) Recommended
Common application accepted yes
Application deadline (priority deadline) May 1
SAT/ACT requirements SAT or ACT Required of some SAT Subject Tests Considered if submitted

Not Selective

91%

acceptance rate

Accepted 1,915
Declined 176
Total Received 2,091

Admissions Factors

Required

TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language)
Secondary School GPA
Secondary School Record
Completion of college-preparatory program

Neither required nor recommended

Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)
Formal demonstration of competencies

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Counseling services

  • Academic
  • Birth control
  • Career
  • Older student
  • Personal
  • Psychological
  • Veteran student

Remedial services offered

  • Math
  • Reading
  • Study skills
  • Writing

Career placement services

  • Alumni network
  • Career/job search classes
  • Interest inventory
  • Internships
  • Interview training
  • On-campus job interviews
  • Resume assistance

Percent of the campus accessible to physically disabled students

Not Reported

Additional services

  • Health insurance
  • Health service
  • Nonremedial tutoring

Special programs for physically disabled students

  • Adaptive equipment
  • Interpreters for hearing-impaired
  • Note-taking services
  • Other
  • Reader services
  • Tape recorders
  • Tutors

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Financial Aid

87%

Of undergraduate students
receiving financial aid

$25,257

Average financial aid

Cost

Tuition $38,070
Room $7,030
Board $8,250
Additional fees $2,550
Books & supplies $1,000
Total $56,900
Average Financial Aid - $25,257
Total with Avg. Aid $31,643

Scholarships & Grants

Need-based

Federal $3,063,192
State $1,505,016
Institutional $29,402,417
Other external $452,091
Total $34,422,716

Non-need-based

Federal
State
Institutional $6,902,236
Other external $64,795
Total $6,967,031

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Financial Facts

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Financial Aid Office


P: 215 489-2272
finaid@delval.edu

Varsity Sports

M W
Baseball
Basketball
Field hockey
Football
Golf
Lacrosse
Soccer
Softball
Tennis
Track and field indoor
Track and field x country
Volleyball
Wrestling

Club Sports - Men's

basketball, flag football, football, softball

Club Sports - Women's

basketball, cheerleading, flag football, softball

Intramural/Recreational Sports

archery, color guard, dance team, dressage, carriage driving, equestrian sports, rock climbing, rugby, soccer, ultimate Frisbee, vaulting

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Athletic Facts

Athletic conference memberships
Middle Atlantic States Collegiate Athletic Conference

Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Agribusiness/Agricultural Business Operations.
Agroecology and Sustainable Agriculture.
Agronomy and Crop Science.
Animal Sciences, General.
Animal Sciences, Other.
Animal/Livestock Husbandry and Production.
Biology/Biological Sciences, General.
Business Administration and Management, General.
Business/Commerce, General.
Chemistry, General.
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services, Other.
Counseling Psychology.
Criminal Justice/Law Enforcement Administration.
Dairy Science.
Educational Leadership and Administration, General.
English Language and Literature, General.
Environmental Design/Architecture.
Environmental Science.
Equestrian/Equine Studies.
Floriculture/Floristry Operations and Management.
Food Science.
Horse Husbandry/Equine Science and Management.
Horticultural Science.
Landscaping and Groundskeeping.
Mass Communication/Media Studies.
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other.
Public Policy Analysis, General.
Restaurant, Culinary, and Catering Management/Manager.
Secondary Education and Teaching.
Special Education and Teaching, General.
Teacher Education, Multiple Levels.
Turf and Turfgrass Management.
Wildlife, Fish and Wildlands Science and Management.
Zoology/Animal Biology.

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Most Popular Majors

  1. Animal Science
  2. Conservation/wildlife
  3. Biology

Programs Offered

  • Certificate programs
  • Distance Learning
  • Double majors
  • Dual degrees
  • Honors program
  • Independent study
  • Internships
  • Self-designed majors

2,865

total students

52%

in-state

48%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

74%

2,128
students

Female
58%
1,239

Male
42%
889

26%

737
students

Female
68%
503

Male
32%
234

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

81%

1,721
students

Female
59%
1,023

Male
41%
698

19%

407
students

Female
53%
216

Male
47%
191

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Student Break-down

< 1%
Nonresident aliens
7%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native American or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
1%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
6%
Hispanic/Latino
65%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
15%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
2%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic/Latino

Transfer Enrollment

164

Transfer applicants enrolled

8%

Students are transfer students

Transfer Requirements

Minimum requirements College GPA: 2.00
High school transcript Required of All
College transcript(s) Required of All
Essay or personal statement Not Required/Recommended
Interview Recommended of All
Standardized test scores Required of Some
Statement of good standing from prior institution(s) Not Required/Recommended

Transfer Application Deadline

Fall: rolling

Spring: rolling

Transfer Credits

Maximum transferred

78

semester hours

Minimum transfers must complete

48

semester hours

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International Students

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens 6
Countries most often represented Belgium
Germany
Mexico
Poland
Singapore
The United Kingdom
Special services offered for international applicants Special counselors/advisors

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