Delaware Valley College

700 E Butler Ave, Doylestown, PA 18901-2697
Tel: (215)345-1500
Private not-for-profit | 2,188 students
The Delaware Valley College provides students with an opportunity to reach their highest potential and to acquire, in an intellectually stimulating environment, a quality education emphasizing hands-on experiential learning in agriculture, arts and sciences, business, and graduate studies. The college prepares students for meaningful personal and professional lives and leadership roles in service to the community, the state, the nation and the world by emphasizing scholarship with good citizenship, and appreciation of our cultural heritage and the importance and necessity of lifelong learning.

School Overview:

Delaware Valley College
CountyBucks County, PA
Title IV EligibleParticipat
Carnegie ClassificationBaccalaureate Colleges--General
Institution LevelFour or more years
Institution ControlPrivate not-for-profit
Instructional Staff Total
(research/public service staff included)
130 staff115 staff
Student Body
Total Enrollment2,188 students1,633 students
# Full-Time Students
1,787 students1,434 students
# Part-Time Students
401 students137 students
 
# Undergraduate Students
1,945 students 1,507 students
# Graduate Students
243 students129 students
 
% American Indian/Alaskan
-1%
% Asian
-2%
% Hawaiian
-1%
% Hispanic
2%3%
% Black
2%6%
% White
95%84%
% Two or more races
1%2%
 
Finances and Admission
In-State Tuition Fees
(2012-13)
$31,746$24,462
 
Out-State Tuition Fees
(2012-13)
$31,746$24,744
 
Percent Admitted74%64%
SAT Reading (25-75%)430-550450-570
SAT Math (25-75%)440-560460-573
SAT Writing (25-75%)410-530440-570
ACT English (25-75%)18-2419-25
ACT Math (25-75%)19-2518-25
ACT Writing (25-75%)6-86-8
ACT Composite (25-75%)19-2520-25

School Notes:

  • Delaware Valley College dedicates itself to providing career-directed, career-oriented education in an intimate, personalized setting. In addition to providing the skills employers want, DelVal also prepares students for graduate education and professional schools.
  • The educational facilities at Delaware Valley College include classrooms, well-equipped laboratories, an excellent library, greenhouses, a campus arboretum, more than 400 acres of agricultural land, a dairy farm, a livestock farm, equestrian center, and over 60 acres of horticultural crop plantings. And, it is all there for just one purpose: to support the educational growth of the college’s students.
  • Delaware Valley College offers baccalaureate programs in Agriculture (with designated degree programs in Agribusiness, Agronomy and Environmental Science, Animal Science, Animal Biotechnology and Conservation, Dairy Science, Food Science and Management, Horticulture, and Ornamental Horticulture and Environmental Design), English and Communications, Business Administration, Computer Information Systems Management, Criminal Justice Administration, Biology, Chemistry, Secondary Education, and Mathematics. Additionally, in cooperation with Middle Bucks Institute of Technology, the college offers an associate’s degree and certificate in Culinary Arts and Technology.
  • Delaware Valley College is located in central Bucks County, Pennsylvania, about 30 miles north of Philadelphia and 70 miles south of New York City. Bucks County is rich in historic tradition, having been settled under grants initially made by William Penn. Nearby New Hope and environs remain popular tourist attractions with their unique blend of historic and artistic attractions.
  • The college is accredited by the Commission of Higher Education of the Middle States Association of Colleges and Schools, its Chemistry program is approved by the American Chemical Society, and its Food Science Specialization in the Food Science and Management Department is approved by the Institute of Food Technologists.
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