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DeSales University

School Profile

  • DeSales UniversityPrivate Four-year University in Center Valley, PA
  • Bridgat: Offers Free Shipping Mats & Pads
  • Acceptance Rate: 75%
  • Accreditation: Middle States Association of Colleges and Schools
  • Roman Catholic Church

Enrollment Statistics

Undergraduate Students: 2,389
First-year Undergraduate Students: 402
Undergraduate Students Who are Seeking Degree: 2,389
Graduate Students: 773

Degree Programs Offered and Courses List

  • Bachelor of Accounting
  • Bachelor of Biochemistry
  • Bachelor of Biology
  • Bachelor of Business - General
  • Bachelor of Business Administration/Management
  • Bachelor of Chemistry
  • Bachelor of Clinical Laboratory Science
  • Bachelor of Communications/Rhetoric
  • Bachelor of Computer Science
  • Bachelor of Computer/Information Sciences - General
  • Bachelor of Criminal Justice Studies
  • Bachelor of Dance
  • Bachelor of Drama/Theater Arts
  • Bachelor of E-Commerce
  • Bachelor of Elementary Education
  • Bachelor of English Language & Literature - General
  • Bachelor of Environmental Science
  • Bachelor of Exercise Sciences
  • Bachelor of Film Studies
  • Bachelor of Finance/Banking
  • Bachelor of History - General
  • Bachelor of Human Resources Management
  • Bachelor of Law & Legal Studies - General
  • Bachelor of Liberal Arts & Sciences
  • Bachelor of Management Information Systems
  • Bachelor of Management Science
  • Bachelor of Marketing Management
  • Bachelor of Mathematics - General
  • Bachelor of Nursing (RN)
  • Bachelor of Philosophy
  • Bachelor of Physician Assistance
  • Bachelor of Political Science/Government
  • Bachelor of Psychology - General
  • Bachelor of Spanish
  • Bachelor of Special Education
  • Bachelor of Sport/Fitness Administration
  • Bachelor of Theology
  • Certificate of Early Childhood Education

Online Degrees and Certificates

  • Online Undergraduate Courses
  • Undergraduate Distance Class
  • Online Associate's Degrees
  • Online Bachelor's Degrees
  • Online Graduate Courses
  • Graduate Distance Class
  • Online Master's Degrees
  • Online Doctoral Degrees


  • In-state tuition and fees: $27,000
  • Out-of-state tuition and fees: $27,000

International Students Admissions Requirements

  • ACT: Considered but not Required
  • SAT Reasoning Test: Considered but not Required
  • TOEFL: required for international applicants
  • Minimum Paper-Based TOEFL score: 550
  • Minimum Computer-Based TOEFL score: 213
  • TOEFL (paper) average score: 600
  • Average TOEFL Score (Computer-based): 250


Member: NCAA
Team name: Bulldogs


  • Ranked #79 Regional Universities (North)
  • Ranked #357 Nursing
  • Ranked #25 Physician Assistant
  • Ranked #129 Student Engagement and Assessment
  • Ranked #95 Student Services and Technology
  • Ranked #49 Faculty Credentials and Training
  • Ranked #130 Student Engagement and Accreditation
  • Ranked #49 Student Services and Technology
  • Ranked #135 Student Engagement and Accreditation
  • Ranked #63 Student Services and Technology
  • Ranked #65 Student Engagement and Accreditation
  • Ranked #12 Student Services and Technology

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Admissions Address

2755 Station Avenue
Center Valley, PA 18034-9568
(610) 282-4443
(877) 433-7253
Fax: (610) 282-0131
Contact: Mary Birkhead
Dean of Enrollment Management

Entering Class Stats

Fall 2010 Selectivity
Selectivity selective
Fall 2010 acceptance rate 74%
Early decision acceptance rate N/A
Early action acceptance rate N/A
Acceptance rate (excluding early action and early decision students) 74%

Fall 2010 Applications, Acceptances & Enrollments
Applicants 2,158
Female applicants 1,306
Male applicants 852
Applicants accepted 1,591
Female applicants accepted 936
Male applicants accepted 655
Freshman enrollment 427
Female freshman enrollment 241
Male freshman enrollment 186
Early decision applicants N/A
Early decision applicants accepted N/A
Early decision applicants enrolled N/A
Early action applicants N/A
Early action applicants accepted N/A
Early action applicants enrolled N/A
Total enrolled incoming freshmen who were accepted under early acceptance or early action N/A

Fall 2010 Wait List
School has a wait list No
Applicants placed on wait list N/A
Students accepting place on wait list N/A
Students accepted from wait list N/A

Fall 2010 High School Rank
Freshman students submitting high school class standing 54%

Fall 2010 High School GPA
Freshman students submitting high school GPA N/A
Average high school GPA N/A
High school GPA 25th-75th percentile range N/A

Fall 2010 Freshman SAT Scores
Freshman students submitting SAT scores 85%
SAT Critical Reading average score 540
SAT Critical Reading 25th-75th percentile range 480-590
SAT Critical Reading score breakdown
SAT Math average score 544
SAT Math 25th-75th percentile range: 490-590
SAT Writing average score N/A
SAT Writing 25th-75th percentile range N/A
SAT Essay 25th-75th percentile range N/A

Fall 2010 Freshman ACT Scores
Freshman students submitting ACT scores 19%
Average ACT Composite score 22
ACT Composite 25th-75th percentile range 19-24
ACT English 25th-75th percentile range 19-24
ACT Math 25th-75th percentile range 18-24

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