Delaware Valley University Rankings

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#4758 of 14,131 In the World
#1332 of 2,597 In North America
#1255 of 2,496 In the United States
#89 of 155 In Pennsylvania

Quick Review

Acceptance rate
92%
Average SAT
1048
Average ACT
22
Avg. cost to attend
$28,530 /y
Aid receiving
100%
Undergraduates
1,841
Graduates
462
Male:Female Ratio
38:62
Control
Private
not-for-profit
Highest Degree
Doctor's degree
Website
delval.edu

Delaware Valley University Acceptance rate and Admissions statistics

Total Men Women
Acceptance Rate 92% 90% 93%
Applicants 2,091 979 1,112
Admissions 1,915 877 1,038
Freshmen enrolled full time 420 190 230
Freshmen enrolled part time 1 1

532 students enrolled in some distance education courses.

136 enrolled exclusively in distance education.

SAT scores

Among admitted applicants
337 or 80%
submitted SAT

25% of them
had 940
or below

75% of them
had 1155
or below

Typical SAT scores of first-years in Delaware Valley University are 940-1155 (middle 50% range).

ACT scores

Among admitted applicants
34 or 8%
submitted ACT

25% of them
had 18
or below

75% of them
had 25
or below

Typical ACT scores of first-years in Delaware Valley University are 18-25 (middle 50% range).

Admissions requirements

College-preparatory program Required
Secondary school GPA Required
Secondary school record Required
TOEFL Required
Recommendations Considered but not required
SAT/ACT Considered but not required
Secondary school rank Considered but not required
Formal demonstration of competencies Neither required nor recommended
Other Tests Neither required nor recommended

Enrollment by race or ethnicity

White 1518 (66%)
Race or Ethnicity unknown 371 (16%)
Black or African American 180 (8%)
Hispanic 153 (7%)
Two or more races 48 (2%)
Asian 23 (1%)
Nonresident Alien 2 (0.1%)
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander 1 (0%)

Costs per year: Tuition, Housing, Fees

Net average cost to attend
$28,530/year
Average aid awarded
$28,223
Students receiving aid
100%

Average costs by household income

<$30K $22,136
$30-48K $22,984
$48-75K $26,766
$75-110K $29,091
$110K+ $32,116

Tuition and fees

UndergraduatesGraduates
Tuition in-district $38,070$9,000
Tuition in-state $38,070$9,000
Tuition out-of-state $38,070$9,000
Fee in-district $2,550$276
Fee in-state $2,550$276
Fee out-of-state $2,550$276

Room and board price

Dormitory capacity 1,013
Combined charge for room and board $15,280
Room charge $7,030
Meal charge $8,250

Delaware Valley University Majors

Major Associate's degree Bachelor's Master's Doctoral
Business Administration and Management, General 68 37
Biology & Biological Sciences, General 39
Counseling Psychology 19 14
Animal Sciences, Other 32
Animal Sciences, General 31
Wildlife, Fish and Wildlands Science and Management 31
Criminal Justice & Law Enforcement Administration 21
Educational Leadership and Administration, General 12 8
Horse Husbandry & Equine Science and Management 16
Agribusiness & Agricultural Business Operations 15
Environmental Science 14
Zoology & Animal Biology 12
Secondary Education and Teaching 10
Chemistry, General 8
Equestrian & Equine Studies 3 4
Multi- & Interdisciplinary Studies, Other 7
Environmental Design & Architecture 6
Landscaping and Groundskeeping 6
Restaurant, Culinary, and Catering Management & Manager 6
Turf and Turfgrass Management 6
Agroecology and Sustainable Agriculture 5
Dairy Science 5
Horticultural Science 5
Mass Communication & Media Studies 5
Food Science 4
Public Policy Analysis, General 4
Teacher Education, Multiple Levels 4
Agronomy and Crop Science 3
Special Education and Teaching, General 3
Business & Commerce, General 1
English Language and Literature, General 1
Grand Total 4 379 74 8
Total Men Women
Graduation rate 55% 40% 64%
  • Full-time retention rate - 72%

Publications & Citations

Publications
95
Citations
1,059

Publication / Citation count by topic

Biology
40 / 614
Chemistry
18 / 319
Medicine
16 / 349
Liberal Arts & Social Sciences
15 / 16
Environmental Science
15 / 142
Psychology
12 / 181
Nutrition and Food Science
11 / 146
Political Science
8 / 1
Physics
7 / 213
Social Psychology
6 / 57
Engineering
6 / 174
Economics
6 / 1
Business
5 / 30
Political Economy
5 / 1
Animal Science
5 / 32
Mathematics
5 / 8
Geology
5 / 18
Microbiology
5 / 116
Agricultural Science
4 / 16
Botany
4 / 33
Genetics
4 / 35
Development Studies
3 / 0
Ecology
3 / 102
Urology
3 / 22
Health Science
3 / 1
Computer Science
3 / 30
Materials Science
3 / 44
Biochemistry
3 / 10
Paleontology
3 / 6
Demography
2 / 5
Environmental Management
2 / 2
Child Psychology
2 / 77
Math Teachers
2 / 6
Statistics
2 / 2
History
2 / 7
Clinical Psychology
2 / 30
Surgery
2 / 14
Anesthesiology
2 / 14
Virology
2 / 30
Condensed Matter Physics
2 / 27

Annual publication & citation counts

Year Publications Citations
1991 0 1
1992 0 1
1993 0 1
1994 0 0
1995 2 1
1996 1 0
1997 1 8
1998 2 6
1999 0 7
2000 3 18
2001 2 14
2002 0 6
2003 0 17
2004 0 14
2005 1 12
2006 5 14
2007 3 18
2008 2 37
2009 2 33
2010 3 32
2011 3 50
2012 5 67
2013 8 73
2014 7 86
2015 7 87
2016 5 97
2017 14 90
2018 8 124
2019 12 148
2020 7 207
2021 16 203

General info

Alternative names DVC
Founded 1896
Colors green, gold
Academic Calendar Semesters
Total FTE staff 362
Carnegie Classification Master's Colleges & Universities: Small Programs

Location and Contacts

Address 700 E Butler Ave
Doylestown, Pennsylvania, 18901-2697
United States
City population 8,000
Phone 2153451500
Fax +1 (215) 345 5277

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