Delaware Valley University

Doylestown, PA

Delaware Valley University

Doylestown, PA

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Tuition & Fees

$40,620

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
2%
600-699
23%
500-599
45%
400-499
27%
300-399
1%
700-800
1%
600-699
16%
500-599
51%
400-499
27%
300-399
3%
30-36
11%
24-29
30%
18-23
37%
12-17
20%
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undergraduateRatios

41%

male

59%

female

1

teacher

13

students

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Not Selective

92%

acceptance rate

Accepted 1,554
Declined 122
Total Received 1,676
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Private

1,924

undergraduate students

445

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.

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Application link Apply online
Public/private Private
Campus enrollment 2,369
Established in 1896
Coeducational Coeducational

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.

  • Metropolitan area: Philadelphia
  • Campus Size: hectares
  • Nearest airport: Philadelphia International

Delaware Valley University
700 East Butler Avenue
Doylestown
18901

Campus Life

yes
Housing available
54.64%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
yes
Students through freshman year required to live on campus
yes
Freshman guaranteed housing
yes
Coed housing

Top Organizations

  • Animal Lifeline Club
  • Pre-Vet Club
  • Dairy Society
  • Sigma Alpha
  • A-Day

Top Events

  • A-Day
  • Homecoming
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Campus Facts

  • Local fraternities on campus
  • National soroities on campus
  • Local sororities on campus

Campus Security

  • 24 hour emergency telephone/alarm devices
  • 24 hour patrol by trained security personnel
  • Late-night transport/escort service
  • Electronically-operated dormitory entrances

% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
14%
Top 1/4
34%
Top 1/2
66%

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
2%
600-699
23%
500-599
45%
400-499
27%
300-399
1%
700-800
1%
600-699
16%
500-599
51%
400-499
27%
300-399
3%
30-36
11%
24-29
30%
18-23
37%
12-17
20%

Admissions Facts

Considers standardized test scores in admission decisions yes
Application fee $50
Average Freshman GPA (4.0 scale) 3.3

Not Selective

92%

acceptance rate

Accepted 1,554
Declined 122
Total Received 1,676

Admissions Factors

Very Important

academic GPA
standardized test scores

Important

interview
rigor of secondary school record

Considered

extracurricular activities
alumni/ae relation
level of applicant's interest
character/personal qualities
application essay
class rank
recommendation(s)
talent/ability
volunteer work
work experience

Not Considered

first generation
geographical residence
racial/ethnic status
religious affiliation/commitment
state residency

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International Facts

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens 8
Accepts International Baccalaureate no
Offers English as a second language no

Financial Aid

Average financial aid
Not Reported

Cost

Tuition $38,070
Room & board $14,620
Additional fees $2,550
Books & supplies $1,000
Total $56,240

Scholarships & Grants

Need-based

Not Reported

Non-need-based

Not Reported

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Financial Facts

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Installment payment plan yes
Tuition waiver for employees (and children) yes

Varsity Sports

M W
Baseball
Basketball
Cheerleading
Cross-country running
Equestrian sports
Fencing
Field hockey
Football
Golf
Lacrosse
Soccer
Softball
Tennis
Track and field
Volleyball
Wrestling
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Athletic Conference

NCAA Division 3

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
Counseling Psychology
Criminal Justice/Law Enforcement Administration
Dairy Science
English Language and Literature, General
Environmental Design/Architecture
Environmental Science
Equestrian/Equine Studies
Food Science
Horse Husbandry/Equine Science and Management
Horticultural Science
Landscape Architecture
Landscaping and Groundskeeping
Mass Communication/Media Studies
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other
Ornamental Horticulture
Restaurant, Culinary, and Catering Management/Manager
Secondary Education and Teaching
Turf and Turfgrass Management
Wildlife, Fish and Wildlands Science and Management
Zoology/Animal Biology
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Programs Offered

  • Distance learning
  • Double major
  • Independent study
  • Honors college
  • Graduated courses offered to undergraduates
  • Internships
  • Summer session for credit
  • Study abroad
  • Part time undergraduate degrees

Other Programs

  • Post-bachelors certificate
  • Doctoral degree research/scholarship

2,369

total students

62.27%

in-state

37.73%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

81%

1,924
students

Female
59%
1,136

Male
41%
788

19%

445
students

Female
64%
287

Male
36%
158

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

85%

1,649
students

Female
60%
983

Male
40%
666

15%

275
students

Female
56%
153

Male
44%
122

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Student Facts

Freshman retention rate 72%
Student 4 year graduation rate 55%
Student 5 year graduation rate 4%
Student 6 year graduation rate 1%

Student Break-down

< 1%
Nonresident aliens
8%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
American Indian or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
1%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
7%
Hispanic/Latino
68%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
10%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
2%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic/Latino

142

Transfer students enrolled

6%

Transfer students

Transfer Information

Fall transfer enrollment yes
Winter transfer enrollment no
Spring transfer enrollment yes
Summer transfer enrollment no
Accepts CLEP subject tests yes
Accepts CLEP general tests yes
Accepts excelsior college examinations no
Generally accepts credits from other institutions yes
Accepts DSST/DANTES yes
Accepts Life Long Learning Credit no
Age limit (number of years) for completed credits/courses to be transferred no
No Age limit for completed credits/courses to be transferred yes

Transfer Application Deadlines

Not reported

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Counseling services

  • Group career
  • Individual career
  • Learning disability
  • Personal/Psychological
  • Veteran student

Remedial services offered

Not reported

Career placement services

  • Alumni Network
  • Career Library
  • Career interest testing
  • Interview workshop
  • Job Fairs
  • Job Interviews
  • Job bank
  • On-campus employer recruitment
  • Other career services
  • Resume preparation
  • Resume referral

Percent of the campus accessible to physically disabled students

Not Reported

Additional services

  • Computer training or assistance
  • Health clinic

Special programs for physically disabled students

Not Reported

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