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DeSales University

Center Valley, PA

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Overview

DeSales University is a Comprehensive institution located in Center Valley, PA, in a suburban setting.

Location & Contact

Address 2755 Station Avenue
Center Valley, PA  18034-9568
United States
Contact Ms. Kate McNally
Director of Admissions
Email: kate.mcnally@desales.edu
Phone: 610-282-1100
Fax: 610-282-0131

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Majors & Degrees

Biological And Biomedical Sciences Associate Bachelors
Biochemistry Checkmark
Biology/biological Sciences, General Checkmark
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Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services Associate Bachelors
Accounting Checkmark
Business Administration And Management, General Checkmark
Finance And Financial Management Services, Other Checkmark
Finance, General Checkmark
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Human Resources Management/personnel Administration, General Checkmark
International Business/trade/commerce Checkmark
Logistics, Materials, And Supply Chain Management Checkmark
Management Information Systems And Services, Other Checkmark
Marketing/marketing Management, General Checkmark
Communication, Journalism And Related Programs Associate Bachelors
Communication And Media Studies, Other Checkmark
Communication, Journalism, And Related Programs, Other Checkmark
Health Communication Checkmark
Computer And Information Sciences And Support Services Associate Bachelors
Computer And Information Sciences, General Checkmark
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Education Associate Bachelors
Early Childhood Education And Teaching Checkmark
Elementary Education And Teaching Checkmark
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Special Education And Teaching, General Checkmark
English Language And Literature/Letters Associate Bachelors
English Language And Literature, General Checkmark
Foreign Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics Associate Bachelors
Spanish Language And Literature Checkmark
Health Professions And Related Clinical Sciences Associate Bachelors
Communication Sciences And Disorders, General Checkmark
Health Professions And Related Clinical Sciences, Other Checkmark
Health/health Care Administration/management Checkmark
Pharmaceutical Marketing And Management Checkmark
Physician Assistant Checkmark
Registered Nursing/registered Nurse Checkmark
History Associate Bachelors
History, General Checkmark
Legal Professions And Studies Associate Bachelors
Pre-law Studies Checkmark
Liberal Arts And Sciences, General Studies And Humanities Associate Bachelors
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Mathematics And Statistics Associate Bachelors
Mathematics, General Checkmark
Parks, Recreation, Leisure And Fitness Studies Associate Bachelors
Exercise Science And Kinesiology Checkmark
Sport And Fitness Administration/management Checkmark
Philosophy And Religious Studies Associate Bachelors
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Physical Sciences Associate Bachelors
Chemistry, General Checkmark
Psychology Associate Bachelors
Psychology, General Checkmark
Security And Protective Services Associate Bachelors
Criminal Justice/safety Studies Checkmark
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Social Sciences Associate Bachelors
Economics, General Checkmark
Political Science And Government, General Checkmark
Theology And Religious Vocations Associate Bachelors
Theology/theological Studies Checkmark
Visual And Performing Arts Associate Bachelors
Dance, General Checkmark
Drama And Dramatics/theatre Arts, General Checkmark
Film/video And Photographic Arts, Other Checkmark

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

3,554
Applied
2,780
Accepted
2,309
Enrolled
78%
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Female Admissions

2,378
Females Applied
1,892
Females Accepted
80%
Acceptance Rate
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Male Admissions

1,176
Males Applied
888
Males Accepted
76%
Acceptance Rate

Applying

0
Application Fee
3.39
Avg. high school GPA for freshman
Admission Requirements
Required Transcript of high school record
Essay
Recommended Interview

Application Deadlines

Type Application Closing Notification Date Rolling Admissions
Fall freshmen August 1st October 1st
Other early decision plan Not reported Not reported
Transfer Not reported Not reported

Test Scores Accepted

Test Avg. Score 25th % Info icon 75th % Info icon
SAT Critical Reading 597 550 640
SAT Math 578 530 620
ACT Composite 26 23 29

Tuition & Fees

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Tuition

41,100
Private
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Fees

1,500
Full-time student fees
13,500
Room & board

Financial Aid

30,139
Avg. Financial Aid Package
32,430
Avg. Freshman Financial Aid Package
4,353
Avg. Loan Aid
21,559
Avg. Grant Aid
23,680
Avg. Scholarship and/or Grant Aid awarded
100% Percentage of students with need who receive financial aid
73%
Avg. Percentage of Financial Need Met
26%
Percentage of Students Who Had Their Need Fully Met

Student Body

2,309
Total Undergrad students
0%
International Students
28%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 12.45%
Black or African American 5.47%
White or Caucasian 71.52%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0.04%
Asian 4.02%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0.04%
Two or more races 2.52%
Other 3.93%

Gender

Male (36.6%)
Female (63.4%)

Campus Life

Housing

Type
College-owned housing Yes
Housing requirements None
Housing options Cooperative housing
Co-ed housing
Disabled housing
Men-only housing
Women-only housing
Freshman car parking
% of undergrad students who live in college housing 46%

Student Activities

Student-run campus newspaper Checkmark
Drama/theatre group Checkmark
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Marching band Checkmark
Choral groups Checkmark
Campus events:
Relay for Life, Ducsgiving/Tree Lighting and Beach Party/Involvement Fair

Student Services

Legal services Checkmark
Health clinic Checkmark
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Women's center Checkmark
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Student Organizations

Greek fraternities
Greek sororities
Local fraternities
Local sororities
Most popular organizations:
Colleges Against Cancer, Special Olympics, Student Nursing Association, Campus Activities Board and National Society of Leadership & Success

Campus Security & Safety

24-hour emergency telephone/alarm services Checkmark
24-hour patrols by trained officers Checkmark
Student patrols Checkmark
Late-night transport/escort services Checkmark
Electronically-operated dormitory entrances Checkmark

Athletics

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Men's Sports

Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
Baseball Checkmark Division 3 No
Basketball Checkmark Division 3 No
Cheerleading No No No
Cross-country Running Checkmark Division 3 No
Equestrian Sports Checkmark No No
Field Hockey No No No
Golf Checkmark Division 3 No
Indoor Track Checkmark Division 3 No
Lacrosse Checkmark Division 3 No
Rugby Checkmark No No
Soccer Checkmark Division 3 No
Softball No No No
Tennis Checkmark Division 3 No
Track And Field Checkmark Division 3 No
Volleyball No No No
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Women's Sports

Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
Baseball No No No
Basketball Checkmark Division 3 No
Cheerleading Checkmark No No
Cross-country Running Checkmark Division 3 No
Equestrian Sports Checkmark No No
Field Hockey Checkmark Division 3 No
Golf No No No
Indoor Track Checkmark Division 3 No
Lacrosse Checkmark Division 3 No
Rugby Checkmark No No
Soccer Checkmark Division 3 No
Softball Checkmark Division 3 No
Tennis Checkmark Division 3 No
Track And Field Checkmark Division 3 No
Volleyball Checkmark Division 3 No

Faculty

415
Total Faculty
12:1
Student-Faculty Ratio
Full-time - 135
Part-time - 280
Male - 184
Female - 231
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