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Delaware Valley University Admissions

If you are considering submitting an applicationto Delaware Valley University, Application fees can add up, but some schools do have free applications and students who are struggling to afford application fees may qualify for for an application fee waiver.

Considering Applying Early to Delaware Valley University?

Delaware Valley University does not offer early decision or early action..

Some students apply to college early because they believe it will help their chances. Early deadlines may increase the chance of being admitted, since applying early shows your are very interested in a school, and your application is being considered before all the regular decision applicants apply.

See a list of some selective colleges that admit significantly more applicants during early decision or early action than during regular admission.

How Hard Is It To Get Admitted to Delaware Valley University?

Getting into Delaware Valley University is slightly difficult. Delaware Valley University evaluates applicants carefully based on multiple criteria to decide who to admit, and who to deny.

In 2021, Delaware Valley University accepted 92% of all applicants., around 1,915 of the 2,091 students who applied.

Schools that are slightly difficult to get into, like Delaware Valley University, MIN

Transfer student admissions is slightly difficult.

What Does Delaware Valley University Look For in an Applicant?

Colleges consider a range of factors when choosing who to admit for their next incoming class. Each college determines which factors are given the most weight when choose which applicants to admit, and which to deny. When creating your list of schools to apply to, you may want to consider your strengthsand any possible weaknesses in your application, and choose schools that put the most emphasis the areas where you stand out.

Admissions Factors at Delaware Valley University

Admissions Factor Level
Academic GPA Very Important
Alumni/ae Relations Considered
Character/Personal Qualities Considered
Geographical Residence Not Considered
Class Rank Considered
Work Experience Considered
Extracurricular Activities Considered
Level of Applicant's Interest Considered
Application Essay Considered
First Generation Not Considered
Interview Important
Racial/Ethnic Status Not Considered
Recommendation(s) Considered
Religious Affiliation/Commitment Not Considered
Rigor of Secondary School Record Very Important
State Residency Not Considered
Talent/Ability Considered
Standardized Test Scores Considered
Volunteer Work Considered

Delaware Valley University 2021-2022 Application Requirements

To apply, all applicants to Delaware Valley University must submit the following items. Double check with Delaware Valley University's admissions department to confirm all application materials and requirements.

Area Required Recommended Required for some Details (if any)
Written Essay or Personal Statement
Interview
Letter(s) of Recommendation 1
Transcript of High School Record

What GPA Do I Need To Get Into Delaware Valley University?

Students admitted to Delaware Valley University have an average unweighted GPA of 3.3.

Out of all students that were admitted, 29.2% submitted a class rank. At Delaware Valley University 6.5% of students ranked in the top 10% of their graduating class in high school, 28.5% were in the top 25% and 59.3% were in the top 50%.

Unweighted GPAs range from 4.0 to under 1.0.

At Delaware Valley University, students GPAs fall in the following ranges
4.0 GPA 29.2%
3.75 and 3.99 8.8%
3.50 and 3.74 16.5%
3.25 and 3.49 12.9%
3.00 and 3.24 15.6%
2.50 and 2.9 15.6%
2.00 and 2.49 10.7%
Delaware Valley University does look at standardized tests scores during the admissions process.

Delaware Valley University is test optional. Test optional schools allow students to choose if they want to submit ACT or SAT scores with their applications or not.

In 2021, 80.05% of Delaware Valley University's first-year students submitted their SAT scores with their application. 8.08% of admitted applicants sent ACT scores.

What's a Good SAT Score for Delaware Valley University?

To be competitive with other Delaware Valley University applicants, you should strive to earn between 950 and 1150 (or higher!) on the SAT. At Delaware Valley University 25% of admitted students scored higher than 1150 and 25% of scored lower than 950, but the majority of students scored somewhere in between these two numbers.The mean composite SAT score for a Delaware Valley University student is 1048.

On the SAT Math Section, 25% of Delaware Valley University students scored 570 or higher and 75% of students scored 470 or higher. On the SAT Critical Reading section (formerly called the Verbal section), 25% of Delaware Valley University students scored 585 or higher, and 75% scored a 470 or higher.

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What's a Good ACT Score for Delaware Valley University?

To be most competitive at Delaware Valley University, you should strive to earn between 18 and 25 on the ACT.

An ACT score of 25 means you fall in the 75th percentile for Delaware Valley University's admitted students. One out of every four students scored above a 25, and three out of four students scored lower than 25 on the ACT.

A 18 on the ACT is the 25th percentile for Delaware Valley University students. Only one out of every four students scored below 18.

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Transferring to Delaware Valley University

For transfer students, it is slightly difficult to get admitted to Delaware Valley University.Transfer applications are processed on a on a rolling basis as they are received.

Transfer students can enroll in Delaware Valley University during the following terms: Fall Term Spring Term

Delaware Valley University Admissions FAQs

Can I defer my acceptance to Delaware Valley University?

Students who are admitted to Delaware Valley University must attend in the term they start. Deferring admissions is not encouraged. If you have a unusual circumstance, contact the admissions department..

Does Delaware Valley University accept transfer credits?

Delaware Valley University accepts eligible transfer credits from accredited institutions. Delaware Valley University accepts:

DSST/DANTES ACE recommendations for credit

Does Delaware Valley University accept Advanced Placement (AP) or International Baccalaureate (IB) credits?

Delaware Valley University accepts International Baccalaureate credits (IB) creditsand Advanced Placement (AP) credits.

Do I have to submit test scores to Delaware Valley University?

No, Delaware Valley University is test optional, so it's up to you if you want to submit test scores or not. If you have higher than average scores, you probably want to include them. If your scores are average or below average, you may want not want to include them in your application..

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Delaware Valley University Admissions Requirements

Admission Difficulty

Less Selective

92%

How hard is it to get into Delaware Valley University? Delaware Valley University is a less selective institution. The Delaware Valley University acceptance rate is 92%. This means that the institution accepts 91 out of every 100 applicants.

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Delaware Valley University Application Deadline

First-Year Applications are Due

Continuous processing

Transfer Applications are Due

Continuous processing

The deadline for Fall first-year applications to Delaware Valley University is Continuous processing.

The deadline for Fall transfer applications to Delaware Valley University is Continuous processing.

Check the school website for more information about deadlines for specific programs or special admissions programs

Delaware Valley University ACT Scores

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ACT Range

18 - 25

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by ACT Score

ACT Score

Estimated Chance

25 and Above

Good

18 to 25

Avg

18 and Less

Low

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ACT Scores Needed to Get Accepted

The median ACT score of an admitted student to Delaware Valley University is 23. Students with an ACT score of 25 and above have a good chance of getting into Delaware Valley University. Students with an ACT score that falls between 18 and 25 have an average chance of getting admitted, and students with an ACT score of 18 or below have a low chance of being offered admission.

Delaware Valley University SAT Scores

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Composite SAT Range

950 - 1150

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Math SAT Range

470 - 570

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Reading SAT Range

470 - 585

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by SAT Score

SAT Score

Estimated Chance

1150 and Above

Good

950 to 1150

Avg

950 and Less

Low

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SAT Scores Needed to Get Accepted

The median SAT score for Delaware Valley University students is 1048. Applicants with SAT scores of 1150 and above have a good chance of being admitted to Delaware Valley University, while applicants with SAT scores between 950 to 1150 have an average chance of admittance, and prospective students with an SAT score below 950 have a low chance of being offered a spot at Delaware Valley University.

Delaware Valley University GPA

Avg. High School GPA (non-weighted)

3.3

GPA Needed to Get Accepted

At Delaware Valley University, the average unweighted high-school GPA for admitted students is 3.3. This is the average, which means that some applicants submit GPAs lower than this and some applicants submit GPAs above this level. If your GPA falls below the average, strong test scores or other qualifications may help you make you a more competitive applicant.

© 2021 College Confidential / Concentrical LLC, Data provided by IPEDs and Peterson's Databases, © 2020 Peterson's LLC.

Quick Facts

Total Enrollment

2,303

Campus Setting

Suburban

Acceptance Rate

92%

Tuition and Fees

In State

$39,960

Out-of-State

$39,960

Fall Freshmen
Application Deadline

Continuous processing
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