What Makes Us Special

About DeSales University

DeSales University is a private, Catholic, coeducational, four-year liberal arts university. Founded by the Oblates of Saint Francis de Sales in 1965, the suburban campus is located 50 miles north of Philadelphia and 90 miles southwest of New York City. Total enrollment of nearly 3,500 includes undergraduate day and evening students and graduate students. DeSales offers more than 40 bachelors, seven masters, and two doctoral programs in a wide range of disciplines.

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Admissions  Help

Middle 50% SAT Range For Freshman Class

Evidence-Based Reading and Writing520-640

Average High School GPA of Freshman Class: 3.32

Freshman Class Geographical Profile  Help

Enrollment  Help

Gender: All Undergraduates  Help

Women 64%
Men 36%

Diversity: All Undergraduates  Help

Freshmen Returning For Sophomore Year: 80.2%  Help

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Price of Attendance in 2019-20  Help

Percent of Freshmen Receiving Aid by Type  Help

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Average Undergraduate Loans  Help
Owed At Graduation 

Tuition and Fees History  Help

About Our Faculty  Help

Faculty Information

Student Faculty Ratio 13:1
Full-time Faculty with highest degree 86%

Undergraduate Class Size

Number of Students 2-19 20-39 40-99 100+ Total
Number of Classes 268 242 25 0 535

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