Delaware Valley University

Doylestown, PA

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.

School Profiles: Undergrad

Delaware Valley University

Doylestown, PA

Tuition & Fees

$41,830

$41,830

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
46%
400-499
27%
300-399
2%
200-299
0
700-800
2%
600-699
16%
500-599
51%
400-499
27%
300-399
4%
200-299
0
30-36
9%
24-29
30%
18-23
30%
12-17
28%
6-11
3%
30-36
2%
24-29
40%
18-23
23%
12-17
35%
30-36
12%
24-29
30%
18-23
37%
12-17
21%
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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 (nonprofit)

1,924

undergraduate students

445

graduate students

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Most Popular Majors

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

SAT 2510
ACT 3551

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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.

Public/private Private (nonprofit)
Campus Enrollment 2,369
Established in 1896
Coeducational Coeducational College, Became Coeducational College
Accredited by •  ACBSP (Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs)
•  AHTA (American Horticultural Therapy Association)
•  LAAB (Landscape Architecture Accreditation Board)
•  MSCHE (Middle States Commission on Higher Education)

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Doylestown, PA

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.

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
yes
Students are required to live in school housing
yes
Alcohol is permitted on campus to students of legal age

Greek Life

 
2 fraternities 1% of male students
 
3 sororities 0% of female students
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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

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
2%
600-699
23%
500-599
46%
400-499
27%
300-399
2%
200-299
0
700-800
2%
600-699
16%
500-599
51%
400-499
27%
300-399
4%
200-299
0
30-36
9%
24-29
30%
18-23
30%
12-17
28%
6-11
3%
30-36
2%
24-29
40%
18-23
23%
12-17
35%
30-36
12%
24-29
30%
18-23
37%
12-17
21%

Admissions Facts

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

Not Selective

92%

acceptance rate

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

Admissions Factors

Very Important

Standardized test scores

Important

Interview
Secondary school record

Considered

Alumni/ae relationship
Character/ personal qualities
Class rank
Essay
Extracurricular activities
Particular talent/ability
Recommendations
Volunteer Work
Work Experience

Not Considered

Geographical residence
Minority affiliation
Religious affiliation/commitment
State residency

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Admissions Contact

Dr. Thomas Speakman
Executive Director of Admission
P: 800 233-5825
F: 215 230-2968
admitme@delval.edu

Financial Aid

71%

Of students' needs
were fully met

$31,252

Average financial aid

Cost

Tuition $39,210
Room $7,030
Board $7,820
Additional fees $2,620
Books & supplies $1,000
Total $57,680
Average Financial Aid - $31,252
Total with Avg. Aid $26,428

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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Required Financial Aid Forms

FAFSA

State aid form

Financial Aid Office

P: 215 489-2272
finaid@delval.edu

Financial Aid Officer

Joan Hock
Director of Financial Aid
joan.hock@delval.edu

Varsity Sports

M W
baseball
basketball
cross-country
equestrian sports
field hockey
football
golf
lacrosse
soccer
softball
tennis
track and field (indoor)
track and field (outdoor)
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 Directors

David Duda (men's)
Director Of Athletics
email

Athletic Facts

Athletic conference memberships
Middle Atlantic States Collegiate Athletic Conference
Mascot
Aggies
School colors
green and gold

Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Agribusiness
Animal Science
Biology
Business Administration
Chemistry
Conservation/Wildlife Management
Counseling Psychology
Criminal Justice
Crop Science
Dairy Science
Education
Educational Leadership
Environmental Science
Equine Management
Equine Science
Equine Studies
Food Science
Food Technology
General Business
History/Policy/Society
Horticulture
Interdisciplinary Studies
Landscape Architecture
Landscape Design/Build
Literary Studies
Media/Communication
Policy Studies
Restaurant/Food Service Management
Small Animal Science
Special Education
Sustainable Agricultural Systems
Turf Management
Zoo Science
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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

2,369

total students

61%

in-state

39%

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 Break-down

< 1%
Nonresident aliens
8%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native American or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
1%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
7%
Hispanic/Latino
62%
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

Transfer Admissions

98%

Transfer applicants accepted

50%

Applicants accepted who enroll

Transfer Requirements

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

Transfer Application Deadlines

Fall: rolling

Spring: rolling

Transfer Credits

Maximum transfered

78

semester hours

Minimum transfers must complete

48

semester hours

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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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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

International Student Contact

Maria Cabrera
Coordinator of Multicultural Recruitment
maria.cabrera@delval.edu

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