Tuition & Fees

$36,050

$36,050

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
3%
600-699
20%
500-599
42%
400-499
31%
300-399
4%
200-299
0
700-800
3%
600-699
18%
500-599
38%
400-499
37%
300-399
4%
200-299
0
700-800
3%
600-699
17%
500-599
40%
400-499
31%
300-399
9%
200-299
0
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undergraduateRatios

40%

60%

male

female

1
13

teacher

students

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Moderately Selective

76%

acceptance rate

Accepted 2,181
Declined + 680
Total Received 2,861
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Private (nonprofit)

2,388

undergraduate students

921

graduate students

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Most Popular Majors

  1. Business/marketing
  2. Health Professional/related Programs
  3. Visual/performing Arts
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Codes

SAT 2021
ACT 3525

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School Facts

DeSales University, founded in 1964, is a private, coeducational, Roman Catholic university. Its 480-acre campus is located in Upper Saucon Township, PA.

Public/private Private (nonprofit)
Campus Enrollment 3,309
Established in 1964
Coeducational Coeducational College, Became Coeducational College
Religious affiliation Roman Catholic
Accredited by •  ACBSP (Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs)
•  ARC-PA (Accreditation Review Commission on Education for the Physician Assistant)
•  MSCHE (Middle States Commission on Higher Education)
•  NLN (National League for Nursing)

Center Valley, PA

480-acre campus in Center Valley/Upper Saucon Township (population: 14,808), seven miles from Allentown and 50 miles from Philadelphia; off-campus sites in Easton and Landsdale. Major airport serves Philadelphia; smaller airport serves Allentown; bus serves Coopersburg (one mile). School operates transportation to local mall and to cultural and social activities.

DeSales University
2755 Station Avenue
Center Valley, PA 18034-9568

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Campus Life

yes
Housing available
46%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
86%
Percent of freshmen that live in campus-owned housing
yes
Students may have cars on campus
yes
Alcohol is permitted on campus to students of legal age

% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
25%
Top 1/4
45%
Top 1/2
75%
Bottom 1/2
25%
Bottom 1/4
8%

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
3%
600-699
20%
500-599
42%
400-499
31%
300-399
4%
200-299
0
700-800
3%
600-699
18%
500-599
38%
400-499
37%
300-399
4%
200-299
0
700-800
3%
600-699
17%
500-599
40%
400-499
31%
300-399
9%
200-299
0

Admissions Facts

Application fee
Common application accepted yes
Application deadline December 15 (priority deadline)
August 1
School has early decision program no
School has early action program no
Admissions interview
(required or recommended)
Recommended
SAT/ACT requirements

Moderately Selective

76%

acceptance rate

Accepted 2,181
Declined + 680
Total Received 2,861

Admissions Factors

Very Important

Character/ personal qualities
Secondary school record

Important

Class rank
Essay
Interview
Recommendations
Standardized test scores

Considered

Extracurricular activities
Particular talent/ability
Volunteer Work
Work Experience

Not Considered

Alumni/ae relationship
Geographical residence
Minority affiliation
Religious affiliation/commitment
State residency

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Admissions Contact

Mary Birkhead
Dean of Enrollment Management
P: 877 4-DESALES
F: 610 282-0131
admiss@desales.edu

Cost

Tuition $34,500
Room & board $12,800
Additional fees $1,550
Books & supplies $1,134
Total $49,984
Average Financial Aid - $24,563
Total with Avg. Aid $25,421

Financial Aid

69%

Of students' needs
were fully met

$24,563

Average financial aid

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Scholarships & Grants

Need-based

Federal $3,016,567
State $1,750,245
Institutional $20,810,101
Other external $217,160
Total $25,794,073

Non-need-based

Federal $94,520
State $0
Institutional $6,429,401
Other external $52,066
Total $6,575,987

Varsity Sports

M W
baseball
basketball
cross-country
field hockey
golf
lacrosse
soccer
softball
track and field (indoor)
track and field (outdoor)
volleyball

Athletic Facts

Athletic conference memberships
Freedom Conference (Division III), Middle Atlantic States Collegiate Athletic Conference (Division III), Eastern College Athletic Conference
Mascot
Bulldogs
School colors
navy blue and scarlet red
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Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Accounting
Biochemistry/Molecular Biology
Biology
Business Administration
Chemistry
Communications
Computer Science
Criminal Justice
Dance
Early Childhood Education
Economics
Education
Elementary Education
English
Environmental Studies
Finance
Game/Interactive Media Design
History
Homeland Security
Human Resources
Information Systems
Information Technology Management
International Business
Law/Society
Liberal Studies
Management
Management/Information Technology
Marketing
Marriage/Family Studies
Mathematics
Media Studies
Medical Studies/Physician Assistant
Nursing
Nursing Practice
Pharmaceutical Marketing
Philosophy
Physical Therapy
Physician Assistant
Political Science
Psychology
Secondary Education
Spanish
Sport/Exercise Science
Sports Management
Supply Chain Management
Television/Film
Theatre
Theology
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Undergraduate

72%

2,388
students

Female
60%
1,434

Male
40%
954

Graduate

28%

921
students

Female
63%
581

Male
37%
340

undergraduateFull-time

77%

1,854
students

Female
58%
1,073

Male
42%
781

undergraduatePart-time

23%

534
students

Female
68%
361

Male
32%
173

Student Break-down

< 1%
Nonresident aliens
4%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
American Indian or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
2%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
12%
Hispanic/Latino
71%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
5%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
3%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic/Latino

Transfer Admissions

47%

Transfer applicants accepted

40%

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) Required of All
Interview Recommended of All
Standardized test scores Required of All
Essay or personal statement Required of Some

Transfer Application Deadlines

Fall: August 1

Spring: December 1

Transfer Credits

Maximum transfered

75

semester hours

Minimum transfers must complete

45

semester hours

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Counseling services

  • Academic
  • Career
  • Older student
  • Personal
  • Religious

Remedial services offered

  • Math
  • Reading
  • Study skills
  • Writing

Career placement services

  • Alumni network
  • Interest inventory
  • Internships
  • Interview training
  • On-campus job interviews
  • Other
  • Resume assistance
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Percent of the campus accessible to physically disabled students

99%

Additional services

  • Health insurance
  • Health service
  • Nonremedial tutoring
  • Placement service

Special programs for physically disabled students

  • Note-taking services
  • Tape recorders
  • Tutors
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