University of Valley Forge Rankings

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Rank Ranking
#5619 of 14,131 In the World
#1542 of 2,597 In North America
#1460 of 2,496 In the United States
#99 of 155 In Pennsylvania
#1924 of 3,574 For Materials Science
#2108 of 4,082 For Physics
#2242 of 4,624 For Engineering
#2396 of 4,317 For Chemistry

Quick Review

Religion
Assemblies of God Church
Acceptance rate
63%
Avg. cost to attend
$21,680 /y
Aid receiving
100%
Undergraduates
495
Graduates
62
Male:Female Ratio
48:52
Control
Private
not-for-profit
Highest Degree
Master's degree
Website
valleyforge.edu

University of Valley Forge Acceptance rate and Admissions statistics

Total Men Women
Acceptance Rate 63% 61% 65%
Applicants 522 242 280
Admissions 329 148 181
Freshmen enrolled full time 98 51 47
Freshmen enrolled part time 1 1

194 students enrolled in some distance education courses.

142 enrolled exclusively in distance education.

Admissions requirements

Secondary school GPA Required
Secondary school record Required
TOEFL Required
SAT/ACT Recommended
College-preparatory program Considered but not required
Recommendations 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 291 (52%)
Hispanic 108 (19%)
Black or African American 78 (14%)
Race or Ethnicity unknown 29 (5%)
Two or more races 27 (5%)
Asian 15 (3%)
Nonresident Alien 7 (1%)
American Indian or Alaska Native 1 (0.2%)

Costs per year: Tuition, Housing, Fees

Net average cost to attend
$21,680/year
Average aid awarded
$14,428
Students receiving aid
100%

Average costs by household income

<$30K $19,889
$30-48K $18,421
$48-75K $22,081
$75-110K $24,187
$110K+ $24,444

Tuition and fees

UndergraduatesGraduates
Tuition in-district $21,320$8,856
Tuition in-state $21,320$8,856
Tuition out-of-state $21,320$8,856
Fee in-district $1,286
Fee in-state $1,286
Fee out-of-state $1,286

Room and board price

Dormitory capacity 654
Combined charge for room and board $10,510
Room charge $5,780
Meal charge $4,730

University of Valley Forge Majors

Major Associate's degree Bachelor's Master's
Divinity & Ministry 5 17
Digital Communication and Media & Multimedia 17
Music Technology 2 11
Youth Ministry 8
Psychology, General 7
Business & Commerce, General 6
Early Childhood Education and Teaching 5
Organizational Leadership 5
Social Work 5
Organizational Behavior Studies 4
Sport and Fitness Administration & Management 4
Theology & Theological Studies 3 1
Theology and Religious Vocations, Other 2 1
Criminal Justice & Safety Studies 2
English Language and Literature, General 2
Missions & Missionary Studies 2
English & Language Arts Teacher Education 1
Music Performance, General 1
Music Teacher Education 1
Pastoral Studies & Counseling 1
Religious Education 1
Religious & Sacred Music 1
Secondary Education and Teaching 1
Grand Total 5 89 22
Total Men Women
Graduation rate 45% 49% 42%
  • Full-time retention rate - 69%
  • Part-time retention rate - 33%

Publications & Citations

Publications
490
Citations
9,551

Publication / Citation count by topic

Engineering
261 / 5,725
Chemistry
181 / 4,858
Physics
169 / 4,448
Materials Science
150 / 4,126
Medicine
101 / 1,252
Environmental Science
41 / 743
Structural Engineering
39 / 676
Surgery
34 / 520
Liberal Arts & Social Sciences
29 / 500
Chemical Engineering
27 / 786
Inorganic Chemistry
25 / 504
Business
23 / 485
Environmental Management
22 / 335
Computer Science
22 / 818
Mechanical Engineering
21 / 276
Electrical Engineering
17 / 1,046
Electronic Engineering
16 / 510
Metallurgical Engineering
15 / 108
Acoustical Engineering
14 / 242
Biology
14 / 187
Organic Chemistry
13 / 555
Anatomy and Physiology
12 / 322
Technical Drawing
11 / 82
Economics
11 / 395
Psychology
10 / 69
Mathematics
10 / 393
Optical Engineering
9 / 116
Systems Engineering
9 / 26
Theology / Divinity / Religious studies
9 / 0
Geology
8 / 95
Pediatrics
8 / 30
Orthodontics
8 / 291
Radiology and Nuclear medicine
7 / 18
Radiochemistry
7 / 101
Anesthesiology
7 / 203
Physical Therapy
6 / 26
Paramedicine and Emergency medicine
6 / 30
Art & Design
6 / 99
Philosophy
6 / 0
Pathology
6 / 115

Annual publication & citation counts

Year Publications Citations
1991 11 119
1992 15 115
1993 14 135
1994 13 182
1995 9 231
1996 13 196
1997 16 255
1998 6 248
1999 4 220
2000 6 253
2001 2 266
2002 10 264
2003 12 324
2004 9 292
2005 9 333
2006 4 411
2007 4 411
2008 12 375
2009 6 414
2010 5 432
2011 14 462
2012 15 459
2013 14 442
2014 8 471
2015 11 429
2016 4 422
2017 6 337
2018 8 276
2019 12 283
2020 14 347
2021 9 271

General info

Alternative names UVF
VFCC
Founded 1939
Academic Calendar Semesters
Total FTE staff 95
Carnegie Classification Baccalaureate Colleges: Diverse Fields

Location and Contacts

Address 1401 Charlestown Road
Phoenixville, Pennsylvania, 19460-2373
United States
City population 19,000
Phone 6109350450
Fax +1 (610) 917 2069

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