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Delaware Valley University
Doylestown, PA
Delaware Valley, founded in 1896, is a private college. Its 600-acre campus is located in central Bucks County, 20 miles north of Philadelphia.
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Institution Type Private
Coeducational Yes
Undergraduate Students 1,967
   Women 1,165 (59.2%)
   Men 802 (40.8%)
Graduate Students 409
Entrance Difficulty Moderately difficult
Overall Admission Rate 68% of 2,233 applicants were admitted
Early Action Offered No
Early Decision Offered No
Regular Admission Deadline Rolling
Qualifications of Enrolled Freshmen
Average GPA 3.30
SAT Math 494 average
440-540 range of middle 50%
SAT Critical Reading 491 average
430-550 range of middle 50%
SAT Writing
ACT Composite 22 average
18-26 range of middle 50%
Selection of Students
Factor Very Important Important Considered Not Considered
Academic GPA X      
Standardized Tests X      
Essay     X  
Extracurricular Activities     X  
Cost of Attendance $52,804
  Tuition and Fees $36,750
  Room and Board $13,254
Average Percent of Need Met 66%
Average Freshman Award $28,389
Average Indebtedness of
2016 Graduates
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Academic Calendar System Semester
General Education/Core Curriculum Required
Full-Time Faculty Teaching Undergraduates 89
Regular Class Size 2-9 students: 22% of classes
10-19 students: 38% of classes
20-29 students: 24% of classes
30-39 students: 11% of classes
40-49 students: 3% of classes
50-99 students: 2% of classes
Doylestown Population 8,365
Nearest Metropolitan Area Philadelphia
Freshman Housing Guarantee Freshmen are not guaranteed housing
Students in College Housing 89% of freshmen, 56% of all students
Athletic Conferences NCAA Division III
Mascot Aggies
Sororities 11% of women participate
Fraternities 6% of men participate
Ethnicity of Students from U.S. 0.7% American Indian/Alaskan Native
1.3% Asian
8.2% Black/African-American
8.4% Hispanic/Latino
0.2% Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
0.1% Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
75.0% White
6.2% Unknown
International Students 0.4% from 4 countries
First-Year Students Returning 65.2%
Students Graduating Within 4 Years 48.6%
Graduates Offered Full-Time Employment Within 6 Months Not reported
Graduates Pursuing Advanced Study Directly 8.0%