DeSales University: Review & Facts

Overall Rating: Overall Ranking - ExcellentQuality: Education Quality Rating - OustandingSafety: Capmus Safety Rating - PoorCosts: Tuition & Fees Cost Rating - Poor
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DeSales University is a small four-year, private not-for-profit school with 3,245 students enrolled. This college was established in 1956 and is one of the 2 colleges and schools located in Center Valley, Pennsylvania.

DeSales University is affiliated with Roman Catholic Church.

Academic Offerings



Majors
Offered
59
DeSales University will give you the option to get a several-month certificate, 1-year certificate, bachelor's degree, master's degree, postmaster certificate, or doctoral degree.

DeSales University follows a semester-based curriculum calendar system and allows you to choose from 59 majors. The most popular concentrations are Management, Business, Nursing, Education, and Accounting and Finance. Read the details about Majors offered at this college and see prorgam Ratings against other colleges.
It is important 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 normally a positive sign. However, if you wish to transfer or take non-credit coursework, these metrics are not important.

Student Retention
83%
The rate of student retention at DeSales University is high at 83% (above Pennsylvania average). Considering this statistic, apparently students enjoy their stay at this school.

The graduation rate at DeSales University is average - 69%.

Student to faculty ratio at DeSales University is pretty good, 13:1. Find out more information about instructors at this college in the Faculty & Salaries report.

Tuition and Loans



Tuition and fees per year
$30,200
Average tuition price is very high, about $29,000 per year. The additional fees at DeSales University (not included in tuition costs) are around $1,200, which totals $30,200 per year.

Read the details about DeSales University 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
72%
As reported in recent government data, 2,353 applications were submitted and 1,684 were accepted; so it is relatively easy to be accepted at this school.

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

Read more about admissions as well applicants test score stats at DeSales University in the Admissions and Tests report for this college.

Opportunities and Services



Dormatory
Annual Price
$5,400
DeSales University provides a distance learning option, study abroad programs, and evening/weekend study opportunity, which is a solid option for those who work full-time.

There are options for on-campus part-time employment at DeSales University, 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
D+
DeSales University offers on-campus housing. Dormitory capacity at this college accommodates roughly 1,200 students, which offers a decent on-campus housing opportunity. The room price is reasonable: nearly $5,400 a year.

Army ROTC programs are available at DeSales University. Reserve Officers' Training Corps commissioning programs typically imply elective classes in addition to required college curriculum, possible funding for your tuition, and an obligation to serve upon graduation.

ROTC
Available
Yes
It is important to keep in mind that enrolling in a ROTC course does not commit you to serve unless you have obtained a ROTC scholarship, grant, or any other funding.

Based on the college crime information, DeSales University seems to be a relatively dangerous school. Read the details in the Campus Crime report for this college.

DeSales University Location and Maps



Post Address: DeSales University, 2755 Station Avenue, Center Valley, Pennsylvania 18034-9568, USA
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