Delaware Valley University: Review & Facts

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Delaware Valley University is a small four-year, private not-for-profit school with 2,270 students enrolled. This college was established in 1896 and is the only college located in Doylestown, Pennsylvania.

Academic Offerings



Majors
Offered
33
Fair
Several-month certificate, 1-year certificate, associate's degree, bachelor's degree, postbaccalaureate certificate, master's degree, and doctoral degree are available at Delaware Valley University.

Delaware Valley University implements a semester-based curriculum calendar system and provides 33 majors. The most popular concentrations are Agriculture, Business, Management, Biology, and Natural Resources and Environment. Read the details about Majors offered at this college and see prorgam Ratings versus other schools.


Student Retention
70%
Fair
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.

The rate of student retention at Delaware Valley University is fair at 70% (close to Pennsylvania average). Considering this statistic, apparently students like their stay at this school.

Students to Faculty Ratio
15 : 1
Low
The graduation rate at Delaware Valley University is below average - 57%. Nearly 17% of the school's undergraduate students transfer to other colleges.

Student to faculty ratio at Delaware Valley University 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
$35,300
High
Average tuition cost is extremely high - about $33,200 per academic year. The additional fees at DelVal beyond tuition are around $2,100; which totals $35,300 a year.

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

Admissions Information



Acceptance
Rate
69%
Doable
According to recent data, 2,594 applications were submitted and 1,782 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 University in the Admissions and Tests report for this institution.

Opportunities and Services



Dormatory
Annual Price
$5,700
Medium
Delaware Valley University 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 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+
Unsafe
Delaware Valley University 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 $5,700 per academic year.

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

Delaware Valley University Location and Maps



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