66%

Acceptance Rate

$24,803

Avg.Financial Aid

003252

FAFSA Code

About Delaware Valley University

Type Control of Institution - Public/Private

Private

Not-For-Profit

4 Years

Student Population Number of Students attending College

2,428

Website

www.delval.edu

Accreditation Accreditation is the process by which the quality of learning at various educational institutions are evaluated. Read More.

MSCHE

Religious Affiliation Indicates religious affiliation (denomination) for private not-for-profit institutions that are religiously affiliated.

Not applicable

On Campus Housing Does the institution provide on-campus housing?

Yes

Located in Doylestown, Pennsylvania, Delaware Valley University is a private university. The foundation of Delaware Valley University was laid down in the year 1896. Delaware Valley University is recognised by its official colors, green, gold. In addition to over 1,992 undergraduate students, DVU also boasts of over 430 students in its postgraduate courses, taking the total enrollment to over 2,422. The school has a total of 186 academic staff. These faculty teach different courses to the students. Around 91% of the students are 24 and under at Delaware Valley University. At DVU around 67% are white, 13% belong to an unknown race or ethnicity, and 8% are Black or African American. And, when it comes to gender distribution at the varsity, around 59% of the students are females and 41% are males. The college has produced several notable alumni including Jacob Joseph Taubenhaus, Ted Cottrell, Thomas W. Watson, and Charles R. Wira in its 124 years of existence. The school believes in the all-round growth of the students and therefore, encourages students to take part in several sporting activities, conducted inside the campus. Further, it boasts of a decent sports infrastructure. A total of 165 programs are currently offered by the varsity to the students. It includes both the residential as well as online programs. The university also has a long list of accreditations. It has been accredited by ACBSP (Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs), AHTA (American Horticultural Therapy Association), LAAB (Landscape Architecture Accreditation Board), and MSCHE (Middle States Commission on Higher Education). The total endowment of the Delaware Valley University is around $33 million (2019).

Location & Contact

Address

700 E Butler Ave

Contact

Email: N/A
Phone: 2153451500
Fax: 2153454894
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Rankings

As long as US universities are concerned, the rankings which are provided by Forbes and US News are trusted everywhere. The two popular publications, US News and Forbes, are among the most trusted publications when it comes to the rankings of an educational institution. The ranking of a university plays an important role in helping a prospective candidate choosing the right university. It helps them assess the university's performance based on several factors, which include research excellence, the performance of the students after they complete their education, student experience, and most importantly academic success. However, it is to be noted that Delaware Valley University does not feature in the list of top colleges, according to the latest rankings by these two publications.

Admissions

Application Deadline Deadline for application submissions. Please contact the school for more details.

None

Acceptance Rate Percentage of applicants who are accepted in an Institution.

66%

SAT Range

970 - 1160

ACT Range

19 - 27

Application Fee

$50

SAT/ACT

Required

High School GPA

Required

Accept Common App

Yes

The university takes in few each year. Moreover, admission to DVU is fairly easy. To kickstart the admission process at DVU, the candidates have to fill an application form and submit a fee of $50. As per the past trends, the SAT score of a student must lie in the range of 970-1170 to improve her chances. The average ACT score at Delaware Valley University is 22. However, those getting an ACT score less than 18 might also be offered admission. As expected, the candidates can complete the process either online or by visiting the school's office at 700 E Butler Ave, Doylestown, Pennsylvania 18901-2697. To gather more information, they can call them at (215) 345-1500.

Annual Cost to Attend

Net Price Cost of attendance minus any grants and scholarships received.

$28,796

Average Annual Cost

$36,960

Books And Supplies

$1,000

Other Fees

$2,480

Room And Board The charges for an academic year for rooming accommodations and meals for a typical student.

$14,340

Budget For Other Expenses

$1,800

Total One Year Cost

$56,580

Before applying to DVU, candidates must keep in mind the tuition fees and the cost of living during the course tenure. The total one-year cost on a full-time basis would be somewhere around $58,040. This cost consists of the average annual tuition cost ($40,620), books and supplies ($1,000), room and boarding ($14,620), and budget for other expenses ($1,800). Students can also explore numerous financial aid options offered by the university.

Academics

Highest Degree Offered The highest degree offered by the Institution.

Doctor's degree

Student:Faculty Ratio

13:1

Full-Time Retention Rate Percent of the that re-enrolled at the institution as either full- or part-time in the current year.

72%

Part-Time Retention Rate Percent of the that re-enrolled at the institution as either full- or part-time in the current year.

N/A

Academic Calendar

Semester

Research Funding per Student

$88

Faculty Overview

55%

Male Professors

45%

Female Professors

Non-traditional Learning

Evening Degree Programs

Teacher Certification

Distance Education

Study Abroad

Majors

Animal Sciences

78 Graduates

Business Administration, Management...

62 Graduates

Wildlife and Wildlands Science and...

51 Graduates

Biology, General

46 Graduates

Zoology/Animal Biology

18 Graduates

Criminal Justice and Corrections

17 Graduates

Agricultural Production Operations

16 Graduates

Natural Resources Conservation and...

15 Graduates

Plant Sciences

15 Graduates

Clinical, Counseling and Applied Ps...

13 Graduates

Food Science and Technology

12 Graduates

Agricultural and Domestic Animal Se...

11 Graduates

Chemistry

9 Graduates

Agricultural Business and Managemen...

7 Graduates

Applied Horticulture and Horticultu...

6 Graduates

Culinary Arts and Related Services

5 Graduates

English Language and Literature, Ge...

5 Graduates

Teacher Education and Professional...

4 Graduates

Environmental Design

3 Graduates

Business/Commerce, General

2 Graduates

Communication and Media Studies

2 Graduates

Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies, Ot...

2 Graduates

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Student Body

Undergraduate Students

1,982

Socio-Economic Diversity Percent of full-time, first-time students receiving an income-based Federal Pell Grant intended for low-income students.

29%

Full-time

88%

Part-time

12%

Students Gender

Male

40%

US National: 44%

Female

60%

US National: 56%

LGBTQIA STUDENT RESOURCE GROUPS

ON CAMPUS WOMEN'S CENTER

Race/Ethnicity

65% White

14% Unknown

9% Black

7% Hispanic

2% Two or more races

1% Non Resident alien

1% Asian

1% American Indian/Alaska native

0% Native Hawaiians/Pacific islander

Geographic Density

Geographic Density

High

0%

Unknown Location

43%

Out Of State

57%

In State

0%

Foreign

Economic Diversity

36% percentage of students who recieved an income-based Federal Pell Grant intended for low-income students.

Median Household Income

$74,768 per year

Campus Life

Housing

The students can reside on campus and 88% of Freshman Live On-Campus.

On Campus Housing Available

Yes

Freshmen Required to Live on Campus

No

Freshmen Live on Campus

88%

Undergrads in College Housing

N/A

Averege Housing Cost

$6,820/year

Campus Food

The institution has several dining and meal plan options available to students and the average meal plan cost is around $7,520/year.

Meal Plan Available

Yes

Average Meal Plan Available

$7,520/year

Athletes

Division Sports Nickname

Aggies

School Colors

green and gold

Varsity Athletics Association

NCAA

Varsity Athletics Conference Primary

Middle Atlantic States Athletic Corporation

Total Male Athletes

345

Total Female Athletes

122

Intramural Sports

11

Sports Club

10

Sports Team (Men)

Baseball

Basketball

Cross Country

Football

Golf

Lacrosse

Soccer

Tennis

Track and Field

Wrestling

Sports Team (Women)

Basketball

Cheerleading-Dance Team

Cross Country

Equestrian

Field Hockey

Golf

Lacrosse

Soccer

Softball

Tennis

Track and Field

Volleyball

Campus Safety

24-Hour Security Patrol

Yes

Campus Emergency Phones

Yes

24-Hour Escort Safety rides

Yes

Mobile Campus Emergency Alert

Yes

Students who want to enjoy the campus and lodging life can benefit from the on-campus housing facility provided by DVU. At DVU, $14,620 is the normal expense for on-campus housing, which a student will be needed to pay, each year. Delaware Valley University has several dining and meal plan options for its students and the average meal plan at DVU costs around $7,520 per year. The university considers the safety and security of its students to be paramount. At DVU, campus safety and security features include 24-hr security patrol, campus emergency phones, 24-hr escort safety rides and mobile campus emergency alert. The number of female and male students at the university are 41% and 59%, respectively.

After Graduation

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation

$34,600/year

Median Earnings 10 Years After Graduation

$42,100/year

Median Total Debt After Graduation The median cumulative federal debt of undergraduate borrowers who graduated.

$0$100,000

$23,806

$27,000

Typical Monthly Loan Payment The median monthly loan payment for student borrowers who completed, if it were repaid over 10 years at a 4.53% interest rate.

$247 - 280

Outcomes 8 Years of Attending

Show data for students who

and started their studies

Out of 7,811 students

30% Graduated

10% Still Enrolled

15% Transfer

1% Withdraw

Financial Aid

Students Receiving Gift Aid Percent of undergraduate students awarded federal gift aid.

100%

Average Aid Per Year

$24,803

Students Receiving Federal Grants

40%

Average Aid Per Year

$4,893

Students Receiving State Aid

25%

Average Aid Per Year

$3,706

Students Receiving Institutional Grants

99%

Average Aid Per Year

$22,201

Average Grant & Scholarship by Family Income

Aid awarded based on the family income.

Income

Average Amount

< $30K

$30,650

$30K - $48K

$29,672

$48K - $75K

$28,177

$75K - $110K

$23,341

> $110K

$20,515

Total Needs based Scholarships/Grants

$20,282,962

Total Non-Needs based Scholarships/Grants

$6,770,750

The financial aid department of Delaware Valley University helps students by assisting them with scholarships, grants, and student loans in the event that they find the fees and the cost of living at the campus to be expensive. At the university, the average federal grant comes to be around $5,217, whereas the financial aid is $24,200. The students at the university are provided with state aid and institutional aid. The state aid stands at $3,677, while the institutional aid is $24,200. The need-based scholarships awarded to students admitted to Delaware Valley University amount to $20,282,962 per annum. Meanwhile, the total non-need-based scholarships/grants awarded in a year total $6,770,750.

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