700 E. Butler Avenue Doylestown, PA 18901 215-489-2211
About Delaware Valley College
  • Year of Foundation 1896
  • Size of Campus 600 Acre
  • Type of Instituition Private institution
  • Religious Orientation None
  • Degrees Bachelor, Master
  • Calendar Type Semester
  • Undergraduate Population 1,994
  • Women % / Men % / Out of state 60%, 40%, 38%
  • App. Deadlines FAFSA
  • Tuition Costs In / Out - State $27,234
  • Room and Board $10,326
  • Nonfall Registration Accepted
  • Selectivity of the Intuition Selective
  • Application Fee $35
  • Enrollment No. 1,798
Delaware Valley College is an independent, comprehensive, four-year residential institution in Doylestown, Pa. It enrolls 1,700 full-time undergraduates studying 25 majors. The campus sits on 574 lush acres of rolling green hills. Because of its landscaping and wide variety of plant types, the entire campus has been designated an arboretum. In 2011, the college dedicated its new 398-acre Gemmill Campus in Jamison, Pa. Delaware Valley College provides students with an intimate setting for learning. Proud of its small-school status, the college has a 15-to-1 faculty-student ratio, with caring and dedicated professors well known for giving personalized attention. it is located in Bucks County between New York and Philadelphia. Roughly 98 percent of full time undergraduates receive financial aid from an annual pool of $20 million. DelVal has a for-credit employment program that requires students to work 500 hours in an area of their major. The program is part of the college’s legacy of linking theoretical learning with practical training. At DelVal, students learn by doing.
Social Life And Activities
  • Number of frat chapter houses 0
  • Popular Event and Social Activities on Campus A-Day, Halloween Haunting Committee, Philadelphia Flower Show, Pennsylvania Farm Show.
  • Number of students in fraternities 5
  • Percent students who are frat members 4%
  • Number of honor societies The DVC Honors Society, Alpha Sigma Lambda, Delta Tau Alpha
  • Setting Suburban
  • Number of sororities 3
  • On-campus religious organizations (Appears as submitted by school) Inter-Varsity Christian Fellowship, Hillel, Newman Club
  • Other on-campus organizations N/A
  • Percent students who are frat sororities 5%
  • Number of on-campus international organizations (Appears as submitted by school) Black Student Union, International Student Association
  • Alcohol Policies Yes
  • Number of frats 5
  • Other general policies class attendance policies set by individual instructors, smoking prohibited
  • Distance to nearest train Doylestown (0)
  • Distance to nearest bus Doylestown (2)
  • Public Transportation to the University Yes
  • Car Permitted On Campus No
  • Distance to nearest airport Philadelphia (30), Allentown (35)
Student Housing
  • College housing safety - Sprinkler system 100%
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are singles 0%
  • Off and remote campus housing assistance available Yes
  • Type of housing provided for students coed dorms (77%), women's dorms (11%), men's dorms (10%)
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are undefined N/A
  • Number of housing and appartment units owned by the university 10
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are doubles 66%
  • High speed or wireless internet in college housing 100%
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are apartments N/A
  • College housing safety - Fire alarms 100%
  • Number of students using college housing 55%
  • College campus housing availability Yes
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are triples 34%
  • On and Off campus housing offered Yes
Campus Services
  • Counseling Services career, personal, veteran student, academic, older student, psychological
  • Museums N/A
  • Estimated Capacity Of Wireless Network 500
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In Classrooms N/A
  • Online Course Registration Available Yes
  • Location Of Available Computers computer center/labs, residence halls, library, student center
  • Wireless Network - Student wi-fi Yes
  • Library Facilities 20 Computer workstations on campus local area network; additional wireless network and 20 laptops for checkout; web based atalog; 18 full text electronic databases; electronic reserves
  • Number Of Microforms 112,000
  • OS of Wifi Network Microsoft
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In The Library N/A
  • Student Computer Availability Yes
  • Library On Campus Yes
  • Number of e-books 400
  • Tutoring and Remedial Help reading, math, writing, study skills
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In The Other Locations N/A
  • Computer Courses Yes
  • Internet Access Yes
  • Number Of Books in Library 50,630
  • Student Allowed To Post A Web Page No
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In Campus Labs(est) N/A
  • Basic Services Provided nonremedial tutoring, placement service, health service, health insurance
  • Student Email Accounts Yes
  • Number of Audiovisuals-cds,videos,dvds 750
  • Location Of Area With Wireless Support in all the libraries, in some classrooms, in some of the college-owned, operated, or affiliated housing
  • Number Of Subscriptions 790
  • Campus Safety 24-hour foot and vehicle patrols, late night transport/escort service, lighted pathways/sidewalks, controlled dormitory access (key, security card, etc)
Student Employment and Career
  • Student Employment Fedral Work Study Program Available
  • Army ROTC on campus? Not offered
  • Employed Students after 1 year 92%
  • The average earnings of employed undergrads 1,800
  • Does the school discourage student employment No
  • Employed Students after 2 years N/A
  • Top Companies Selecting Students For Jobs Rohm & Haas, Pepsi, Agway, U.S. Federal Govt., Merck, Perdue Farms, Roy Weston, Smith-Kline, Ralston Purina
  • Navy ROTC on campus? Not offered
  • Career placment and training on-campus job interviews, internships, resume assistance, career/job search classes, alumni network, interest inventory, interview training
  • Number of undergraduates (only) with employment 25%
  • Airforce ROTC on campus? Not offered
  • Employed Students after 6 Months N/A
Loan, Scholarship, Fellowship, Grant Page Details
  • Specific Locations/Universities Village