ACHIEVEMENT AT DELVAL
At Delaware Valley University, you won’t just sit in a classroom, and you’ll never be lost in a lecture hall. DelVal professors will get to know you by name. They provide challenging, engaging courses that are focused on providing relevant, real-world experience. At DelVal, you’ll find not just teachers but mentors who want to see you succeed. With our 13:1 student-faculty ratio, there’s no room for anonymity.
The Experience360 Program
DelVal has been focused on providing real-world experience for more than 120 years. Our students study everything from the life, physical, environmental, and agricultural sciences to programs in business and the humanities. And no matter what they choose to major in, 100% of DelVal students gain real-world experience before graduation through our Experience360 Program. DelVal is one of the few schools in the country that requires an experiential learning component that is individualized to each student’s major and interests. In fact, 100% of our students gain real-world experience before graduation. DelVal graduates are ready to work when they enter their careers. Our students are who employers are looking for.
Honors at DelVal
The Honors Program attracts outstanding students who participate in exciting, challenging, provocative, and fun academic and extracurricular programming. Members of the Honors Living Learning Community benefit from working closely with faculty mentors. DelVal offers honors electives in topics like classic rock, family history, science fiction, and religion in Pennsylvania to bring students together for discussion.
Make a difference
DelVal students and faculty are committed to changing the world for the better. Our entire community cultivates inspiration, intelligence, and imagination to inspire new thinking, debate new options, and create new initiatives. Whether you want to make your mark in your community or across the globe, DelVal is an ideal environment for somebody who dreams of doing and being more.
A fun, vibrant campus life
DelVal offers fun student life activities and more than 70 clubs and organizations. Whether you want to protect the bees, host a weekly podcast, or perform gym-nastics on horseback, we have something for you.
Our student-athletes, fans, and cheerleaders also love being involved with our 27 competitive and winning NCAA Division III teams.
DelVal’s graduates are who employers are looking for. Delaware Valley University surveyed members of the Class of 2018 and found that 93% of survey respondents indicated a career outcome of employment, continued education, service work, or military service.
Academic Merit Scholarships
You can afford a private, personal education at a school like DelVal. You worked hard to do well in high school. Let your GPA help you pay for the next step in your education. We offer a wide range of merit-based academic scholarships for high-achieving students. Contact our admission office to see what you qualify for.
High school students who are interested in DelVal and believe that standardized test scores do not accurately reflect the strength of their academic achievements can choose to be considered as test-optional in the admissions process. Learn more at delval.edu/admission/undergraduate-admission/test-optional-admission.
Selecting the right university is important, but so is paying for it. Ninety-eight percent of incoming students receive financial aid, helping make affording DelVal a reality.