University of Valley Forge
Phoenixville, PA 19460-2373


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 877
Religious affiliation Assemblies of God Church
Students with disability 4%
Student to faculty ratio 12:1
Campus housing
Dormitory capacity 950 students
Freshmen are required
to live on campus
Types of Programs Offered
Postbaccalaureate Recreational or avocational education
Adult basic remedial or high school equivalent
High school education
Medical Degree
Special Learning Opportunities
Weekend/evening classes
Study abroad
Teacher certification
ROTC - Army
ROTC - Navy
ROTC - Air Force
Student Services Offered
On-campus day care for students' children
Remedial services
Academic/career counseling services
Employment services for students
Placement services for graduates


Acceptance Rate
(Fall 2016)

University of Valley Forge is less selective in its admission process. In Fall 2016, it received 465 applications and 366 students were granted admission. University of Valley Forge is at the #77 spot (in a scale of 1 to 100) in terms of admission difficulty out of 1,781 4 year colleges in the U.S.

Test Scores

Students admitted and enrolled in Fall 2016 have test scores in the following ranges.

Application Fee

Undergrad students
Graduate students
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Tuition & Fees

In 2016-2017 academic year, University of Valley Forge's tuition was $19,244 for all students regardless of residency (28.2% cheaper 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.

Average Net Price
National Average = $22,127
In State Tuition
National Average = $26,792
Out of State Tuition
National Average = $26,792
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Financial Aid

In 2016-2017 academic year, 100% of University of Valley Forge's full-time freshman students were awarded some type of financial aid. 53% of the students received need based financial assistance from the federal government with an average amount of $4,419 (which is 0.4% above the national average.)

The total number of federal student loan recipients at University of Valley Forge in 2016-2017, was 103, which is 87% of the total eligible students. The average loan amount given out to these students was $7,742 (which is 31.3% above the national average.)

Pell Grant
National Average = $4,400
Federal Loan
National Average = $5,895
Financial aid
National Average = 92%
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Student Body

In Fall 2016, University of Valley Forge has enrolled a total of 877 students (629 students full-time and 248 on a part-time basis). Out of the total 877 students, 62 of those students were transfer students. The gender ratio of the new enrollee was 49% men and 51% women and 810 students were enrolled for undergraduate programs and 67 for graduates studies.

The institution also enrolled 115 students for distance studies.

Total Enrollment

Student Diversity

White: 53%

Hispanic: 17%

Black/African American: 16%

Race/ethnicity unknown: 9%

Two or more races: 4%

Asian: 1%

Non-resident alien: 0%

Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander: 0%


Listed below are the 8 largest majors offered at University of Valley Forge.

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
Theology And Religious Vocations 49% 216 66
Education 11% 50
Communication, Journalism, And Related Programs 8% 34
Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services 6% 25 1
Psychology 5% 22 0
Public Administration And Social Service Professions 3% 12
English Language And Literature/letters 2% 8
Visual And Performing Arts 2% 8

Graduation & Dropout Rates

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 University of Valley Forge full-time students who started class in 2010 and graduated or dropped out prior to August 31, 2016.

Still enrolled
Dropout rate
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

Median Annual Income
national average: $33,604

The typical median income of University of Valley Forge graduates 6 years after enrollment is $24,800. Last year, out of the total 379 graduates who entered the institution 6 years ago, 345 were reported to have been employed. On the same note, out of 453 graduates, who enrolled 10 years ago, 394 were employed.

6 years after enrollment 10 years after enrollment
Annual Income $24,800 $29,900
Employment Rate 91% 87%
Total Graduates 379 453

Campus Location

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