705
Students
Financial aid thermometer
13,961
Avg. Financial Aid
Minimal
Admission Difficulty
53
53%
Acceptance Rate
Small town
Setting
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Overview

University of Valley Forge is a Comprehensive institution located in Phoenixville, PA, in a small town setting.

Location & Contact

Address 1401 Charlestown Road
Phoenixville, PA  19460
United States
Contact Claire M. Eiler
Director of Admissions
Email: admissions@valleyforge.edu
Phone: 610-917-1487
Fax: 610-917-2069

Majors & Degrees

Area, Ethnic, Cultural, And Gender Studies Associate Bachelors
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Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services Associate Bachelors
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Communication, Journalism And Related Programs Associate Bachelors
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Education Associate Bachelors
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English Language And Literature/Letters Associate Bachelors
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Family And Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences Associate Bachelors
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Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies Associate Bachelors
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Parks, Recreation, Leisure And Fitness Studies Associate Bachelors
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Psychology Associate Bachelors
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Public Administration And Social Service Professions Associate Bachelors
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Security And Protective Services 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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Admissions

Acceptance Rate

498
Applied
265
Accepted
705
Enrolled
53%
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Female Admissions

274
Females Applied
154
Females Accepted
56%
Acceptance Rate
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Male Admissions

224
Males Applied
111
Males Accepted
50%
Acceptance Rate

Applying

25
Application Fee
3.13
Avg. high school GPA for freshman
Admission Requirements
Required Transcript of high school record
Essay
Required for some programs Interview
Recommended A minimum high school GPA of 2

Application Deadlines

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

Test Scores Accepted

Test Avg. Score Accepted 25th PercentileInfo icon 75th PercentileInfo icon
ACT Composite 19 16 21

Tuition & Fees

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Tuition

20,266
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Fees

1,172
Full-time student fees
9,886
Room & board
5,386
Room only
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Other Payment Considerations

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

Financial Aid

13,961
Avg. Financial Aid Package
14,142
Avg. Freshman Financial Aid Package
21,017
Avg. International Student Financial Aid Package
4,059
Avg. Loan Aid
8,222
Avg. Grant Aid
10,584
Avg. Scholarship and/or Grant Aid awarded
99% Percentage of students with need who receive financial aid
56%
Avg. Percentage of Financial Need Met
12%
Percentage of Students Who Had Their Need Fully Met

Student Body

705
Total undergrad students
1%
International Students
56%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 16.54%
Black or African American 16.39%
White or Caucasian 55.79%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0.3%
Asian 1.5%
Two or more races 4.81%
Other 3.61%

Gender

Male (47.23%)
Female (52.62%)

Campus Life

Housing

Type
College-owned housing Yes
Housing requirements Yes
Housing options Men-only housing
Women-only housing
Freshman car parking
% of undergrad students who live in college housing 70%

Student Activities

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Campus events:
Community Service Day, Sacred Assembly and Homecoming

Student Services

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Student Organizations

Greek fraternities
Greek sororities
Local fraternities
Local sororities
Most popular organizations:
Homeless Ministry, The Art Of, Noteworthy, Inspire India and Audience of One

Campus Security & Safety

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Athletics

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Men's Sports

Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
Baseball No Checkmark No
Basketball Checkmark Checkmark No
Cross-country Running No Checkmark No
Golf No Checkmark No
Soccer Checkmark Checkmark No
Softball No No No
Table Tennis Checkmark No No
Ultimate Frisbee Checkmark No No
Volleyball Checkmark No No
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Women's Sports

Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
Baseball No No No
Basketball Checkmark Checkmark No
Cross-country Running No Checkmark No
Golf No No No
Soccer Checkmark Checkmark No
Softball No Checkmark No
Table Tennis Checkmark No No
Ultimate Frisbee Checkmark No No
Volleyball Checkmark Checkmark No

Faculty

117
Total Faculty
12:1
Student-Faculty Ratio
Full-time - 25
Part-time - 92
Male - 61
Female - 56