Delaware Valley College: Review & Facts

Overall Rating: Overall Ranking - Very GoodQuality: Education Quality Rating - OustandingSafety: Capmus Safety Rating - Below AverageCosts: Tuition & Fees Cost Rating - Poor
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Delaware Valley College is a small four-year, private not-for-profit school with 2,205 students enrolled. This college was established in 1896 and is the only college located in Doylestown, Pennsylvania.

Academic Offerings



Majors
Offered
34
Several-month certificate, 1-year certificate, associate's degree, bachelor's degree, and master's degree are available at Delaware Valley College.

Delaware Valley College implements a semester-based curriculum calendar system and provides 34 majors. The most popular concentrations are Agriculture, Management, Business, Natural Resources and Environment, and Education. Read the details about Majors offered at this college and see prorgam Ratings versus other schools.
It is worthwhile to know student retention and graduation rates when you apply to a school to get your diploma or to engage in a long-term study; high retention and graduation rates are usually a good sign. However, if you anticipate to transfer or take non-credit coursework, these metrics are not important.

Student Retention
74%
The rate of student retention at Delaware Valley College is fair at 74% (close to Pennsylvania average). Considering this statistic, apparently students like their stay at this school.

The graduation rate at Delaware Valley College is below average - 50%. Nearly 17% of the school's undergraduate students transfer to other colleges.

Student to faculty ratio at Delaware Valley College is pretty decent -- 15:1. Find out more information regarding instruction at this college in the Faculty & Salaries report.

Tuition and Loans



Tuition and fees per year
$31,800
Average tuition cost is very high - about $29,700 per academic year. The additional fees at DelVal beyond tuition are around $2,100; which totals $31,800 a year.

Read the details about Delaware Valley College additional charges as well as availability of loans and likelyhood of repayning them upon graduation in the Tuition & Loans report for this college.

Admissions Information



Acceptance
Rate
74%
According to recent data, 1,776 applications were submitted and 1,322 were accepted; so it is relatively easy to become a student at this school.

This college will consider accepting your dual credits, credits for life experience, and advanced placement credits earned prior to admission.

Find out more about admissions as well applicants test score stats at Delaware Valley College in the Admissions and Tests report for this institution.

Opportunities and Services



Dormatory
Annual Price
$5,100
Delaware Valley College provides a distance education program, study abroad programs, and evening/weekend study opportunity, which is a wonderful option for those who work full-time.

There are options for on-campus part-time employment at Delaware Valley College, which allows students to cover some of the tuition expenses. Additionally, this school helps students to evaluate their career options and to find a full-time job upon graduation.

Safety
Grade
C-
Delaware Valley College provides on-campus housing. Dormitory capacity at this college accommodates about 1,100 students, which provides a reasonable on-campus housing option. The room price is reasonable: about $5,100 per academic year.

Based on the college crime information, Delaware Valley College appears to be a relatively unsafe school. Read the details in the Campus Crime report for this college.

Delaware Valley College Location and Maps



Post Address: Delaware Valley College, 700 E Butler Ave, Doylestown, Pennsylvania 18901-2697, USA
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