DeSales University

Center Valley, Pennsylvania

Overview

Address2755 Station Avenue
School Websitewww.desales.edu
School TypePrivate not-for-profit, 4-year or above

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StatusPrivate not-for-profit
On Campus HousingYes
Level of StudyUndergraduate/Graduate

DeSales University is a small private not-for-profit, 4-year college based in Center Valley, Pennsylvania that offers both undergraduate and graduate programs to its students. The highest level of offerings is doctor's degree. In the 2019 academic year, 3,190 students applied to DeSales University. Of those students, 2,505 were granted admission into the school.

In the 2019 academic year, the in-state tuition for enrolling in DeSales University was $36,000, in addition to fees of $1,400. This number excludes room and board. The school does provide on-campus housing, which you may want to factor into your cost analysis when planning to attend DeSales University.

DeSales University has a 71% graduation rate within six years of enrolling.

Getting In

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The DeSales University acceptance rate is 79%. To put this into perspective, 2,505 of the 3,190 students who applied to DeSales University in the 2019 academic year were admitted. It’s clear that enrolling in DeSales University is not out of reach. You simply need the right credentials.

Most students who have been accepted into DeSales University had an SAT score between the range of 1,010 and 1,230. If you want a good shot of getting in, you'll also want to have strong ACT scores. The ACT range for DeSales University was between 22 and 28 in the last academic year.

In addition, applicants are required to submit their GPA to DeSales University as part of their application.

Annual Cost to Attend

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Cost is a crucial factor to consider when deciding what college to attend. At DeSales University, the tuition for in-state residents is $36,000. Combined with fees of $1,400, room and board costs of $12,800, other expenses of $2,434 and the $1,386 cost of books and supplies, the total in-state one-year cost is $54,020.

Out-of-state residents can expect to pay more. While the costs for room, board, and other expenses are the same, out-of-state tuition is significantly higher. Out-of-state students must pay $37,400 in tuition. This brings the total one-year cost of enrolling in DeSales University to $54,020 for out-of-state students.

Students at DeSales University are eligible for federal financial aid. The average federal aid awarded to students at DeSales University was $5,096 last year. The percentage of students awarded federal aid was 28%.

DeSales University Undergraduate Population

Full-Time Undergrad Enrollment
Part-Time Undergrad Enrollment
Student-to-Faculty Ratio14:1

Student composition is an important deciding factor for most students applying to DeSales University.

DeSales University has a good gender split, with 64% of undergraduates being female and 36% of undergraduates being male.

At the school, most students are Pennsylvania residents; in fact, 67% of all students reside in Pennsylvania. However, 33% of students come from out-of-state . This means you’ll be able to interact with people from all backgrounds.

The student to faculty ratio at DeSales University is 14:1. This means that you should have no trouble getting the academic support you need from DeSales University to thrive in your studies.

What's more, only 31% students enroll at DeSales University part-time; the other 2,361 students enrolled full-time.

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