Delaware Valley University
Doylestown, PA 18901-2697

Overview

Type 4 year
Control Private
Business model Not for Profit
Campus size Small
Campus locale Suburb
Degrees offered Undergrad & Graduate
Calendar system Semester
Total enrollment 2,376
Religious affiliation None
Students with disability 5%
Student to faculty ratio 14:1
Campus housing
Dormitory capacity 1,024 students
Freshmen are required
to live on campus
No
Types of Programs Offered
Academic
No
Occupational
No
Postbaccalaureate Recreational or avocational education
No
Adult basic remedial or high school equivalent
High school education
No
Medical Degree
Special Learning Opportunities
Weekend/evening classes
Study abroad
Teacher certification
No
ROTC - Army
No
ROTC - Navy
No
ROTC - Air Force
Student Services Offered
No
On-campus day care for students' children
Remedial services
Academic/career counseling services
Employment services for students
No
Placement services for graduates

Admission

68%
Acceptance Rate
(Fall 2016)

Delaware Valley University is somewhat selective in its admission process. In Fall 2016, it received 2,233 applications and 1,527 students were granted admission. Delaware Valley University is at the #66 spot (in a scale of 1 to 100) in terms of admission difficulty out of 1,781 4 year colleges in the U.S.

Among other admission requirements, applicants must submit ACT or SAT test scores in order to get their application considered. In Fall 2016, 21% of the enrollees submitted ACT scores and 87% submitted SAT scores.

Test Scores

Students admitted and enrolled in Fall 2016 have test scores in the following ranges.
SAT870 to 1090
ACT18 to 26

Application Fee

$50
Undergrad students
$50
Graduate students
Learn more about admission requirments

Tuition & Fees

In 2016-2017 academic year, Delaware Valley University's tuition was $34,440 for all students regardless of residency (28.5% more expensive than the national average tuition of a typical 4-year private institution)

Follow the link below to learn more about additional cost components such as books and supplies, room and board and other expenses.

$29,517
Average Net Price
(2016-2017)
National Average = $22,127
$34,440
In State Tuition
(2016-2017)
National Average = $26,792
$34,440
Out of State Tuition
(2016-2017)
National Average = $26,792
Learn more about tuition & fees

Financial Aid

In 2016-2017 academic year, 100% of Delaware Valley University's full-time freshman students were awarded some type of financial aid. 33% of the students received need based financial assistance from the federal government with an average amount of $4,399 (which is 0% below the national average.)

The total number of federal student loan recipients at Delaware Valley University in 2016-2017, was 377, which is 80% of the total eligible students. The average loan amount given out to these students was $6,320 (which is 7.2% above the national average.)

$4,399
Average
Pell Grant
(2016-2017)
National Average = $4,400
$6,320
Average
Federal Loan
(2016-2017)
National Average = $5,895
100%
Financial aid
awarded
(2016-2017)
National Average = 92%
Learn more about financial aid

Student Body

In Fall 2016, Delaware Valley University has enrolled a total of 2,376 students (1,917 students full-time and 459 on a part-time basis). Out of the total 2,376 students, 141 of those students were transfer students. The gender ratio of the new enrollee was 41% men and 59% women and 1,967 students were enrolled for undergraduate programs and 409 for graduates studies.

The institution also enrolled 78 students for distance studies.

2,376
Total Enrollment
141
Transfers

Student Diversity

White: 71%

Race/ethnicity unknown: 13%

Black/African American: 7%

Hispanic: 7%

Asian: 1%

Non-resident alien: 0%

Two or more races: 0%

Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander: 0%

Majors

Listed below are the 10 largest majors offered at Delaware Valley University.

Study areas with their online column set to zero are those programs that have an online option but there was no graduate in 2016-2017 academic year.
Study Areas Percent Total Graduates Online
Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services 34% 315 0
Biological And Biomedical Sciences 17% 158
Natural Resources And Conservation 9% 82
Education 8% 72
Psychology 5% 45
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting And Related Protective Services 3% 32
Communication, Journalism, And Related Programs 1% 14
Architecture And Related Services 1% 12
Agriculture, Agriculture Operations, And Related Sciences 1% 7
English Language And Literature/letters 0% 4

Graduation & Dropout Rates

57%
Graduation rate
national average: 55%

Graduation rate is a key indicator of an institution's education quality and the level of academic and financial support provided to students.

The following section details graduation and dropout rates of Delaware Valley University full-time students who started class in 2010 and graduated or dropped out prior to August 31, 2016.

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Still enrolled
9%
Dropout rate
34%
Transfered out

The above graduation rate is the percentage of students who graduated within 150% of the normal graduation time. For a 4 year degree program, 150% of 4 years is 6 years and for a 2-year program 150% is 3 years.

Earnings After College

$32,900
Median Annual Income
national average: $33,604

The typical median income of Delaware Valley University graduates 6 years after enrollment is $32,900. Last year, out of the total 779 graduates who entered the institution 6 years ago, 732 were reported to have been employed. On the same note, out of 821 graduates, who enrolled 10 years ago, 747 were employed.

6 years after enrollment 10 years after enrollment
Annual Income $32,900 $39,900
Employment Rate 94% 91%
Total Graduates 779 821

Campus Location

Nearby Colleges

Nearby 4 year colleges within 100 mile radius of Delaware Valley University.

Gwynedd Mercy University
7.7 mile away
Arcadia University
14.2 mile away
Salus University
14.7 mile away
Chestnut Hill College
15 mile away