DeSales University

Center Valley, PA 18034

DeSales University is a privately run, not for profit institution, located in Center Valley, Pennsylvania. It offers both undergrad and graduate degree programs.

The total number of students who applied in FALL 2016 was 2861 and 2181 students were accepted.

DeSales University in-state tuition for academic year 2016-2017 was $33,500 and fees $1,350. Out-of-state tuition and fees for the same period were $33,500 and $1,350 respectively.

Overview

Campus LocaleRural: Fringe
Student to Faculty Ratio13:1
Open AdmissionNo
Religious Affiliation
Roman Catholic
Level4 year
OwnershipPrivate
Business ModelNot for Profit
On Campus HousingYes
Retention Rate81%

Nursing Programs Offered

  • BSN
  • Masters program tracks: MSN, RN to MSN
  • Doctoral program tracks: DNP
  • Accelerated BSN
  • RN to BSN

Nursing Programs Graduates - 2016-2017 academic year

Program name Degree type Graduates
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse Bachelor's degree 85
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse Master's degree 0
Nursing Administration Master's degree 1
Family Practice Nurse/Nursing Master's degree 17
Nursing Science Master's degree 0
Clinical Nurse Specialist Master's degree 2
Critical Care Nursing Master's degree 2
Nursing Education Master's degree 0
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse Post-master's certificate 0
Family Practice Nurse/Nursing Post-master's certificate 0
Critical Care Nursing Post-master's certificate 2
Nursing Practice Doctor's degree - professional practice 6

Nearby Nursing Schools

The following schools are located within 200 miles radius from DeSales University

Moravian College
6.27 miles away
Cedar Crest College
8.17 miles away
Gwynedd Mercy University
24.75 miles away
Alvernia University
33.52 miles away
Eastern University
33.68 miles away
Villanova University
34.61 miles away
La Salle University
36.58 miles away
Immaculata University
36.81 miles away
Rider University
37.75 miles away
Saint Joseph's University
38.37 miles away

Accreditations

Institutional Accreditations
Middle States Commission on Higher Education
07/01/1970 - Current
Nursing Programs Accreditations
Nursing (MNUR) - Master's program
ACEN
10/01/1989 - 06/30/2016
Nursing (NUR) - Baccalaureate program
ACEN
12/01/1978 - 06/30/2016
Nursing (CNDNP) - Nursing education programs at the doctorate degree levels
CCNE
05/05/2016 - Current
Nursing (CNURED) - Nursing education programs at the baccalaureate degree levels
CCNE
05/05/2016 - Current
Nursing (CNURED) - Nursing education programs at the graduate degree levels
CCNE
05/05/2016 - Current

Admissions

76%

Acceptance Rate
SAT: Critical Reading480 to 590
SAT: Math460 to 590
SAT: Writing450 to 580
ACT Composite22 to 27
Admission considerations
Secondary school GPA Required
Secondary school rank Recommended
Secondary school record Required
Completion of college-preparatory program Required
Recommendations Required
Formal demonstration of competencies Neither required nor recommended
Admission test scores (SAT/ACT) Required
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language) Required
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.) Neither required nor recommended

Cost (Net Price)

$25,549

Average Net Price/year
Net Price by Family Income
Less than 30k$19,054
30k to 48k$19,938
48k to 75k$23,168
75k to 110k$25,970
Over 110k$28,148
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Financial Aid & Loan

Students receiving any grant or scholarship aid

82%

Recipients

$16,344

Average Amount


Students Who receive Pell Grants

26%

Recipients

$3,640

Average Amount


Federal Student Loans

66%

Recipients

$6,985

Average Amount

Student Population

2,388

Undergrads

921

Graduates

2,015

Women

1,294

Men

68%

Full-time

32%

Par-time

Ethnic Diversity
White
73%
Hispanic
10%
Race/ethnicity unknown
7%
Black/African American
4%
Asian
3%
Two or more races
3%
Non-resident alien
1%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander
0%
American Indian or Alaska Native
0%

Data soucre: IPEDS colleges survery (Fall 2016)

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Data source: https://nces.ed.gov (2015-2016 colleges survey) and Pennsylvania state board of nursing
DeSales University
2755 Station Avenue
Center Valley, PA 18034
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