DeSales University

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School Overview

General Information

Admission Office
2755 Station Avenue
Center Valley, PA 18034-9568
(610) 282-4443
(877) 433-7253
Fax: (610) 282-0131

Contact: Mary Birkhead
Dean of Enrollment Management
Main Address
2755 Station Avenue
Center Valley, PA 18034-9568
(610) 282-1100

www.desales.edu

Size
Total undergrads: 2,389
First-time degree-seeking freshmen: 402
Degree-seeking undergrads: 2,389
Graduate enrollment: 773

Setting
Suburban setting
Small town (2,500 – 9,999)
Residential campus

Degrees offered:

Bachelor’s
Master’s

Admissions Information

Application Fee

College has an application fee: Yes

Regular application fee: $30
Enrollment Rates

Percent applicants admitted: 75%

Percent of students who return for sophomore year: 84%


College Majors

Arts, Visual & Performing

Dance B
Drama/Theater Arts B
Film Studies B

Biological & Biomedical Sciences

Biochemistry B
Biology B

Business, Management, & Marketing

Accounting B
Business – General B
Business Administration/Management B
E-Commerce B
Finance/Banking B
Human Resources Management B
Management Information Systems B
Management Science B
Marketing Management B

Communications & Journalism

Communications/Rhetoric B

Computer & Information Sciences

Computer Science B
Computer/Information Sciences – General B

Education

Early Childhood Education C
Elementary Education B
Special Education B

English Language & Literature

English Language & Literature – General B

Foreign Language & Literature

Spanish B

Health Professions & Clinical Sciences

Clinical Laboratory Science B
Nursing (RN) B
Physician Assistance B

History

History – General B

Law & Legal Studies

Law & Legal Studies – General B

Liberal Arts & Sciences

Liberal Arts & Sciences B

Mathematics

Mathematics – General B

Natural Resources & Conservation

Environmental Science B

Parks, Recreation & Fitness

Exercise Sciences B
Sport/Fitness Administration B

Philosophy & Religion

Philosophy B

Physical Sciences

Chemistry B

Psychology

Psychology – General B

Security & Protective Services

Criminal Justice Studies B

Social Sciences

Political Science/Government B

Theological Studies & Religious Vocations

Theology B

Degree levels for each major are designated by the following letters:

    A = Associate degree
    B = Bachelor’s degree
    C = Certificate or diploma

*We do not guarantee the accuracy of information on this page. All information is subject to change. You should confirm all information with a college admissions officer.

DeSales University Highlights

School Information

Phone Number:(610) 282-1100
Website:www.desales.edu
Type of School:4-year, Private non-profit
Apply Online:admissions.desales.edu/undergraduate/applying/apply-online
Address:2755 Station Avenue, Center Valley, PA 18034-9568
Setting:41
Campus Housing:Yes

Students & Programs

Student Population:3,309
6-yr Graduation Rate (Bachelor's):70%
Student-to-faculty Ratio:13 to 1
Distance Learning Programs:Yes
Distance Learning Students*:2,567 (78% of total students)
Degree Levels Offered:Certificates, Bachelor's, Master's, Doctorate

* Students taking at least 1 distance learning course

Tuition & Financial Aid*

In-state Tuition:$34,850
Out-of-state Tuition:$34,850
% of Students Receiving Financial Aid:99%
Avg. Amount of Grant or Scholarship Aid Awarded:$20,721

* Full-time beginning undergraduate students

DeSales University Programs

See the degree programs that are offered at DeSales University.

Degree NameCertAssocBachMastDoct
Biological and Biomedical Sciences2
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services6101
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs2
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services121
Education211
English Language and Literature/Letters1
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics1
Health Professions and Related Programs438
History1
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting, and Related Protective Service211
Legal Professions and Studies1
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities1
Mathematics and Statistics1
Parks, Recreation, Leisure and Fitness Studies2
Philosophy and Religious Studies11
Physical Sciences1
Psychology1
Social Sciences1
Theology and Religious Vocations11
Visual and Performing Arts3
Grand total153822

* Based on programs that produced 2016-2017 graduates

Online Programs & Distance Learning

See the distance education degree programs that are offered at DeSales University.

Degree NameCertAssocBachMastDoct
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services561
Education4
Health Professions and Related Programs1
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting, and Related Protective Service111
Psychology1
Grand total786

* Based on programs that produced 2016-2017 graduates

Tuition & Financial Aid

See what it costs to enroll at DeSales University and how many students are receiving scholarships, grants, or loans as financial aid to help cover the costs of tuition.

Undergraduate Student Tuition

Average tuition and fees for academic year:

Tuition and Fees2016-2017
In-state$34,850
Out-of-state$34,850
Books and supplies$1,144

Graduate Student Tuition

Average tuition and fees for academic year:

Tuition and Fees2016-2017
In-state$19,560
Out-of-state$19,560

Undergraduate Student Financial Aid, 2015-2016

Full-time Beginning Undergraduate Students

Type of AidNumber Receiving Aid% Receiving AidAvg. Amt. of Aid
Any student financial aid42699%
Grant or scholarship aid42699%$20,721
Student loan aid31573%$10,209

All Undergraduate Students

Type of AidNumber Receiving Aid% Receiving AidAvg. Amt. of Aid
Grant or scholarship aid1,86982%$16,344
Federal student loans1,52066%$6,985

Admissions & Enrollment

See the admission requirements for DeSales University. Find out how many students apply and how many are accepted. View a graphical breakdown of the gender, age, and ethnicity of currently enrolled DeSales University students.

Undergraduate Admissions, Fall 2017

TotalMaleFemale
Number of applicants2,8611,0651,796
Percent admitted100%75%77%
Percent admitted who enrolled18%19%16%

Admissions Considerations

RequiredRecommendedOptional
Secondary school GPA
Secondary school rank
Secondary school record
Completion of college-preparatory program
Recommendations
Formal demonstration of competencies
Admission test scores
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language

DeSales University Enrollment, Fall 2017

Total Enrollment3,309
Undergraduate enrollment2,388
Graduate enrollment921

Undergraduate Attendance

Undergraduate Gender

Undergraduate Age

Undergraduate Race/Ethnicity

Undergraduate Distance Education

Undergraduates taking 100%, Some, or No Distance Education

Graduate Distance Education

Graduate students taking 100%, Some, or No Distance Education

DeSales University Accreditation

This institution is accredited by Middle States Commission on Higher Education

Specialized institution accreditations:

  • Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing, Inc. ? May 6, 2013 Formerly: National League for Nursing Accrediting Commission
    • Nursing (MNUR) - Master's program
    • Nursing (NUR) - Baccalaureate program
  • American Physical Therapy Association, Commission on Accreditation in Physical Therapy Education
    • Physical Therapy (PT) - Professional programs for the physical therapist
  • Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education
    • Nursing (CNDNP) - Nursing education programs at the doctorate degree levels
    • Nursing (CNURED) - Nursing education programs at the baccalaureate degree levels
    • Nursing (CNURED) - Nursing education programs at the graduate degree levels

*General information for this school has been gathered from the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) database, a service provided by the U.S. Department of Education. CollegeAtlas.org does not guarantee the accuracy of information on this page. All information is subject to change. You should confirm all information with a college admissions officer.

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