2,345
Students
Financial aid thermometer
25,821
Avg. Financial Aid
Moderate
Admission Difficulty
73
73%
Acceptance Rate
Suburban setting
Suburban
Setting
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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 Mr. Derrick Wetzel
Director of Admissions
Email: derrick.wetzell@desales.edu
Phone: 610-282-4443
Fax: 610-282-0131

Majors & Degrees

Biological And Biomedical Sciences Associate Bachelors
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Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services Associate Bachelors
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Human Resources Management Checkmark
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Logistics, Materials, And Supply Chain Management Checkmark
Management Information Systems Checkmark
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Marketing/marketing Management Checkmark
Communication, Journalism And Related Programs Associate Bachelors
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Computer And Information Sciences And Support Services Associate Bachelors
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Computer/information Technology Services Administration Related Checkmark
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Education Associate Bachelors
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English Language And Literature/Letters Associate Bachelors
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Foreign Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics Associate Bachelors
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Health Professions And Related Clinical Sciences Associate Bachelors
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Marriage And Family Therapy/counseling Checkmark
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History Associate Bachelors
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Legal Professions And Studies Associate Bachelors
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Liberal Arts And Sciences, General Studies And Humanities Associate Bachelors
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Mathematics And Statistics Associate Bachelors
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Parks, Recreation, Leisure And Fitness Studies Associate Bachelors
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Philosophy And Religious Studies Associate Bachelors
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Physical Sciences Associate Bachelors
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Psychology Associate Bachelors
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Security And Protective Services Associate Bachelors
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Social Sciences Associate Bachelors
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Theology And Religious Vocations Associate Bachelors
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Visual And Performing Arts Associate Bachelors
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Game And Interactive Media Design Checkmark

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

3,033
Applied
2,238
Accepted
2,345
Enrolled
74%
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Female Admissions

1,915
Females Applied
1,433
Females Accepted
75%
Acceptance Rate
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Male Admissions

1,118
Males Applied
805
Males Accepted
72%
Acceptance Rate

Applying

0
Application Fee
3.29
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 6th
Other early decision plan Not reported Not reported
Transfer Not reported Not reported

Test Scores Accepted

Test Avg. Score Accepted 25th PercentileInfo icon 75th PercentileInfo icon
SAT Critical Reading 567 510 618
SAT Math 556 500 610
ACT Composite 26 23 27

Tuition & Fees

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Tuition

36,000
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Fees

1,400
Full-time student fees
12,800
Room & board
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Other Payment Considerations

Guaranteed tuition plan offered No
Tuition pre-payment plan No
Tuition payment plans offered Yes
Tuition deferred payment Yes
Student groups that qualify for full or partial waiver of tuition Adults
Senior Citizens
Employees

Financial Aid

25,821
Avg. Financial Aid Package
27,969
Avg. Freshman Financial Aid Package
4,671
Avg. Loan Aid
16,682
Avg. Grant Aid
20,163
Avg. Scholarship and/or Grant Aid awarded
99% Percentage of students with need who receive financial aid
72%
Avg. Percentage of Financial Need Met
21%
Percentage of Students Who Had Their Need Fully Met

Student Body

2,345
Total undergrad students
0%
International Students
24%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 13.57%
Black or African American 4.58%
White or Caucasian 71.28%
Asian 2.62%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0.04%
Two or more races 2.75%
Other 5.02%

Gender

Male (38.89%)
Female (61.11%)

Campus Life

Housing

Type
College-owned housing Yes
Housing requirements None
Housing options 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

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Campus events:
Spring Fling/Relay for Life, Bulldog Blizzard and Opening Day BBQ

Student Services

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Student Organizations

Greek fraternities
Greek sororities
Local fraternities
Local sororities
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Alpha Phi Omega
Most popular organizations:
College Against Cancer, Outdoor Adventure Club, Student Nursing Association, Criminal Justice Association and Natural Science Club

Campus Security & Safety

24-hour emergency telephone/alarm services Checkmark
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Athletics

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Men's Sports

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

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

Faculty

346
Total Faculty
12:1
Student-Faculty Ratio
Full-time - 126
Part-time - 220
Male - 170
Female - 176