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#19 Best Private Colleges in Pennsylvania

DeSales University

Center Valley, Pennsylvania

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Overview

Student Population
3,302
DeSales University overview
Location Center Valley, Pennsylvania
Online desales.edu
School Type Private 4 Year
Setting Large Suburban
Religious Affiliation Roman Catholic
DeSales University overview
Size Small
Status Non-profit
On Campus Housing Yes
Level of Study Undergrad/Graduate

Located in Center Valley, Pennsylvania, DeSales University is a small four year private college offering both undergrad and graduate programs.   The school has a religious affiliation with the Roman Catholic faith. In the most recent statistical year 3,192 prospective students applied, and 2,610 were granted admission.  Of those admitted 483 enrolled in the school.  2,377 students are enrolled on a full time basis, and 925 attend part time. In-state tuition for 2020/2021, excluding room and board, is $38,500 plus fees of $1,000. DeSales University is ranked 282 nationally in the CollegeSimply.com 2022 U.S. Colleges Ranking.

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Ratings

7/10
Overall
7/10
Academics
7/10
Resources
7/10
Outcomes
6/10
Value

DeSales University is rated within the top 37% of four-year colleges nationally and earns a CollegeSimply grade of 7 out of 10. Learn how ratings are calculated

Rankings

Rankings for DeSales University within the 2022 CollegeSimply Best Colleges Lists.

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Getting In

Admission Standards
Challenging
DeSales University overview
SAT 1010/1240
ACT 22/28
GPA 3.35
Applications Accepted
81.8% 
DeSales University overview
Applications Due May 1, 2023
Applicant Competition Very Low
Application Fee $0

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Annual Cost to Attend

Tuition
$38,500
Costs for DeSales University
Fee Cost
Books and Supplies$674
Other Fees$1,000
Room and Board $13,300
Budget for Other Expenses$3,720
Total One Year Cost$57,194

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Outcomes

Average Salary After 10 Years
$51,100 per year
Bachelor's Degree Graduation Rate
69% within 6 years

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Popular Areas of Study

Popular subjects studied by DeSales University students
Subject Percent of Class
Business 29%
Health Professions 19%
Visual and Performing Arts 11%
Biology 5%
Communication 5%

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Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=210739 IPEDS survey data for DeSales University.

Current students may use the DeSales University GPA calculator to determine their current college GPA.