DeSales University: Ranking & Review

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Center Valley
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United States
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112884540
Top 27%

DeSales University Acceptance rate and Admissions statistics

TotalMenWomen
Acceptance Rate74%72%75%
Applicants3,0331,1181,915
Admissions2,2388051,433
Enrolled undergraduates476202274
Enrolled total (including graduate students)3,3151,2692,046

822 students enrolled in some distance education courses.

592 enrolled exclusively in distance education.

Male-Female Ratio

Enrollment by race or ethnicity

Typical SAT scores

Number of students submitting SAT scores360
Percent of students submitting SAT scores85%
Evidence-Based Reading and Writing
565
Math
555

Typical ACT scores

Number of students submitting ACT scores95
Percent of students submitting ACT scores23%
ACT Composite
24
ACT English
24
ACT Math
23

Admission requirements

It’s free to apply for undergraduates. Application fee for graduates - $50.

Secondary school GPARequired
Secondary school rankRecommended
Secondary school recordRequired
Completion of the college-preparatory programRequired
RecommendationsRequired
Formal demonstration of competenciesNeither required nor recommended
Admission test scoresRequired
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)Neither required nor recommended
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language)Required

DeSales University Tuition

Total cost for students livingIn-stateOut-of-state
On-campus$52,340$52,340
Off-campus$48,272$48,272
The total cost includes tuition and fees, books, supplies, on-campus room and board payment of $12,800 and other expenses per full academic year.

DeSales University provides on-campus housing with total dormitory capacity of 1,262 students.

Average Tuition and fees for academic year programs
In-stateOut-of-state
Tuition for Full-time undergraduates$34,500$34,500
Fees for full-time undergraduates$1,400$1,400
Per credit hour charge for part-time undergraduates$1,440$1,440
Tuition for Full-time graduates$20,160$20,160
Fees for full-time graduates$0$0
Per credit hour charge for part-time graduates$840$840

Programs and Degrees

ProgramsAssociate's degreeBachelor'sMaster'sDoctoralTotal
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services4135123262
Health Professions and Related Programs1139912224
Visual and Performing Arts5353
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting, and Related Protective Service1341247
Biological and Biomedical Sciences4242
Education122941
Parks, Recreation, Leisure and Fitness Studies3737
Psychology2929
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs2121
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services8614
Physical Sciences77
Theology and Religious Vocations156
Mathematics and Statistics66
History55
Social Sciences44
Legal Professions and Studies44
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities33
Philosophy and Religious Studies33
English Language and Literature & Letters11
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics11
Grand Total652326912810

A total of 529 2-year associate's and 4-year bachelor's degrees conferred across undergraduate programs at DeSales University.

At the master's and doctor's level 281 degrees were conferred in the graduate programs.

TotalMenWomen
Graduation rate70%70%70%
  • Full-time retention rate - 81%

General info

Founded1964
MottoBe Who You Are and Be That Well
Religious affiliationRoman Catholic
Colorsblue, red
Academic CalendarSemester
Total FTE staff462
Instructional FTE192
Sector of institutionPrivate not-for-profit, 4-year or above
Control of institutionPrivate not-for-profit
Carnegie ClassificationMaster's Colleges & Universities: Larger Programs

Location and Contacts

Official Websitewww.desales.edu
Address2755 Station Avenue
Center Valley, Pennsylvania, 18034-9568
United States
Urbanization levelSuburb: Large
City population2,500 - 10,000
Phone6102821100
Fax+1 (610) 282 1772

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