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Delaware Valley College is a private institution that was founded in 1896. It has a total undergraduate enrollment of 1,945, its setting is suburban, and the campus size is 570 acres. It utilizes a semester-based academic calendar. Delaware Valley College's ranking in the 2014 edition of Best Colleges is Regional Colleges (North), 22. Its tuition and fees are $32,890 (2013-14).
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Delaware Valley College
Why Del Val?
Scholarship with Experience
|School type||private, coed college|
When applying to Delaware Valley College, it's important to note the application deadline is rolling. Scores for either the ACT or SAT test are due June 1. The application fee at Delaware Valley College is $50. It is selective, with an acceptance rate of 74.4 percent.
For more information about the tests, essays, interviews, and admissions process, visit the Applying to College knowledge center.
|Fall 2012 acceptance rate||74.4%|
|SAT/ACT scores must be received by||June 1|
The student-faculty ratio at Delaware Valley College is 15:1, and the school has 54.8 percent of its classes with fewer than 20 students. The most popular majors at Delaware Valley College include: Agriculture, Agriculture Operations, and Related Sciences; Natural Resources and Conservation; Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services; Biological and Biomedical Sciences; and Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting and Related Protective Services. The average freshman retention rate, an indicator of student satisfaction, is 74 percent.
Delaware Valley College has a total undergraduate enrollment of 1,945, with a gender distribution of 38.8 percent male students and 61.2 percent female students. At this school, 59 percent of the students live in college-owned, -operated, or -affiliated housing and 41 percent of students live off campus. Delaware Valley College is part of the NCAA III athletic conference.
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|Collegiate athletic association||NCAA III|
Campus Info & Services
Delaware Valley College offers a number of student services including nonremedial tutoring, placement service, health service, and health insurance. Delaware Valley College also offers campus safety and security services like 24-hour foot and vehicle patrols, late night transport/escort service, lighted pathways/sidewalks, and controlled dormitory access (key, security card, etc). Of the students at Delaware Valley College, 72 percent have cars on campus. Alcohol is permitted for students of legal age at Delaware Valley College.
|Students who have cars on campus||72%|
|Health insurance offered||Yes|
Paying for School
At Delaware Valley College, 79.9 percent of full-time undergraduates receive some kind of need-based financial aid and the average need-based scholarship or grant award is $17,351.
Paying for college doesn't have to be difficult or devastating. Go to the Paying for College knowledge center to get advice on raising cash and reducing costs.
|Tuition and fees||$32,890 (2013-14)|
|Room and board||$11,724 (2013-14)|
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* Overview details based on 2012 data