University of Valley Forge: Statistics

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#6163 of 14,131 In the World
#1733 of 2,597 In North America
#1646 of 2,496 In the United States
#109 of 155 In Pennsylvania
#2364 of 3,144 For Electronic Engineering
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Religion
Assemblies of God Church
Acceptance rate
82%
Avg. cost to attend
$23,944 /y
Aid receiving
100%
Undergraduates
508
Graduates
75
Male:Female Ratio
46:54
Control
Private
not-for-profit
Highest Degree
Master's degree
Website
valleyforge.edu

University of Valley Forge Acceptance rate and admissions statistics

University of Valley Forge has an acceptance rate of 82% and is in the middle in terms of the difficulty of admission among universities in the United States. The university reports the admission statistics without distinguishing between local and international students.

Total Men Women
Acceptance Rate 82% 82% 82%
Applicants 416 219 197
Admissions 341 179 162
Freshmen enrolled full time 117 53 64
Freshmen enrolled part time 6 1 5

183 students enrolled in some distance education courses.

170 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 demographics by race or ethnicity

White 315 (54%)
Hispanic 118 (20%)
Black or African American 94 (16%)
Two or more races 21 (4%)
Asian 18 (3%)
Nonresident Alien 12 (2%)
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander 1 (0.2%)

Costs per year: Tuition, Housing, Fees

The average net cost to attend University of Valley Forge is $23,944 per year, calculated as the sum of the average cost of tuition, room and board, books, and supplies, reduced by the amount of average financial aid received.

The final cost of attendance varies for each student based on household income, residency, program, and other factors.

Net average cost to attend
$23,944/year
Average aid awarded
$16,055
Students receiving aid
100%

Average costs by household income

<$30K $22,886
$30-48K $23,589
$48-75K $24,145
$75-110K $27,715
$110K+ $31,558

Tuition and fees

UndergraduatesGraduates
Tuition in-district $21,760$9,036
Tuition in-state $21,760$9,036
Tuition out-of-state $21,760$9,036
Fee in-district $1,310
Fee in-state $1,310
Fee out-of-state $1,310

Room and board costs

Dormitory capacity 616
Combined charge for room and board $10,724
Room charge $5,900
Meal charge $4,824

University of Valley Forge majors

University of Valley Forge has granted 103 bachelor's degrees across 19 programs and 19 master's across 3 programs. Below is a table with majors that lead to degrees at University of Valley Forge.

Major Associate Bachelor Master
Digital Communication and Media & Multimedia 28
Divinity & Ministry 2 12
Psychology, General 14
Organizational Leadership 12
Music Technology 5 5
Criminal Justice and Corrections, General 8
Social Work 5
Youth Ministry 5
Elementary Education and Teaching 4
Pastoral Studies & Counseling 4
Missions & Missionary Studies 3
Business Administration and Management, General 2
Deaf Studies 2
Music Performance, General 2
Religious & Sacred Music 2
Sport and Fitness Administration & Management 2
Theology and Religious Vocations, Other 2
Theology & Theological Studies 2
Accounting 1
English Language and Literature, General 1
Human Services, General 1
Music Teacher Education 1
Grand Total 3 103 19

University of Valley Forge has a graduation rate of 56%, which is among the 49% highest for universities in the US.

Total Men Women
Graduation rate 56% 52% 58%
  • Full-time retention rate - 79%
  • Part-time retention rate - 100%

Publications & Citations

University of Valley Forge has published 558 scientific papers with 5,097 citations received. The research profile covers a range of fields, including Engineering, Physics, Environmental Science, Chemistry, Computer Science, Liberal Arts & Social Sciences, Biology, Medicine, Quantum and Particle physics, and Materials Science.

Publications
558
Citations
5,097

Publication / Citation count by topic

Engineering
355 / 3,260
Physics
327 / 3,037
Environmental Science
231 / 2,396
Chemistry
228 / 2,193
Computer Science
221 / 2,322
Liberal Arts & Social Sciences
217 / 2,037
Biology
199 / 1,972
Medicine
193 / 1,522
Quantum and Particle physics
170 / 1,960
Materials Science
166 / 1,662
Geography and Cartography
140 / 1,731
Geology
129 / 1,526
Electrical Engineering
115 / 1,369
Organic Chemistry
108 / 1,204
Mechanical Engineering
105 / 573
Psychology
104 / 1,092
Mathematics
101 / 1,548
Surgery
98 / 504
Telecommunications
94 / 967
Optical Engineering
93 / 669
Political Science
90 / 966
Philosophy
90 / 543
Business
89 / 1,391
History
85 / 706
Law
84 / 833
Aerospace Engineering
77 / 709
Statistics
77 / 1,141
Artificial Intelligence (AI)
75 / 1,022
Metallurgical Engineering
74 / 845
Pathology
72 / 566
Genetics
71 / 498
Archaeology
71 / 692
Psychiatry
63 / 688
Ecology
58 / 554
Management
57 / 1,176
Radiology and Nuclear medicine
57 / 417
Computer Networking
53 / 655
Structural Engineering
53 / 295
Electronic Engineering
52 / 806
Economics
50 / 810

Annual publication & citation counts

Year Publications Citations
1990 7 21
1991 5 25
1992 14 54
1993 15 44
1994 4 53
1995 8 53
1996 5 54
1997 11 66
1998 7 51
1999 9 56
2000 8 66
2001 3 89
2002 12 79
2003 8 74
2004 5 85
2005 9 88
2006 4 101
2007 7 124
2008 13 123
2009 6 124
2010 10 157
2011 15 173
2012 13 187
2013 10 205
2014 7 230
2015 13 209
2016 5 173
2017 6 206
2018 10 208
2019 14 209
2020 14 252
2021 11 302
2022 11 278
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General info

Alternative names UVF
VFCC
Founded 1939
Academic calendar Semesters
Total FTE staff 87
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

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