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DeSales University

Center Valley, PA 4-Year Private
Acceptance Rate77%

Desales University Academics

DeSales University requires a minimum of 40 courses to graduate with a bachelor's degree.

If students would like to graduate in less time than normal, they can choose the accelerated degree program. DeSales University accepts transfer credits. The school accepts AP credit and IB credits. Additionally, DeSales University has a summer session, so students can earn credits during the summer.

NOTE: Around 68% of students who start college at DeSales University complete all the credits required within six years.

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Academic Options Yes No Note
Accelerated Degree Program
Transfer Credits Accepted
AP Credit Accepted
IB Credits Accepted
Summer Classes Available
New Student Orientation

Reminder: DeSales University may have additional academic options available for new and transfering students. Make sure to check with the universty directly for any additional information.

What Classes Are Required At DeSales University?

DeSales University has a core curriculum, which means there are certain classes or types of classes all students must take to graduate.

Students are required to fulfill a language requirement as well as a math and science requirement.

Students are required to take a computer class to fufill the graduation requirements for DeSales University.

Course Required?
2nd Language Yes
Math Yes
Science Yes
Computer Yes

Reminder: Check with DeSales University directly for more information on requirements. Individual departments or majors may have additional required courses.

Majors at DeSales University

When choosing a major, DeSales University students have several choices to make. Scroll down to the bottom of this page to see a full list of majors offered at DeSales University.DeSales University allows students to design their own major, if desired. If students would like to study something that is not offered as an official major, designing their own major is a great alternative. DeSales University false.DeSales University offers students the option to double major, if they would like. Student struggling to choose just one area of study may consider a double major.

NOTE: Double majoring may require more work but it can provide a unique combination of experience that helps students stand out when looking for a job or applying to grad school.

Frequently Asked Questions About DeSales University

Does DeSales University Have Services For Students With Disabilities?

🟨 Check with DeSales University directly for information on any possible available services for students with disabilities.

Does DeSales University Have An Online Program?

✅ DeSales University true for students who are interested in taking classes online.

Does DeSales University Give AP Credit?

✅ DeSales University true Schools have different requirements for what AP scores they accept, so some students may not receive AP credit.

Does DeSales University Have An Honors Program?

🟨 To learn more about any possible honors programs at DeSales University, check with the school directly. Students must complete a senior project if they are in the Honors Program at DeSales University.

Does DeSales University Require Internships?

🟨 DeSales University does not require an internship for all students, but does require an internship for students in some majors. Students can look for internships during the summer, or gain work experience with a part-time job.

Additional Information About DeSales University

DeSales University Library

The main library on campus is the Trexler Library.

Dual Degree Programs at DeSales University

A dual degree program allows a student to study and earn two degrees at the same time. A 3-2 dual degree program is a five-year program wherein the first three years are spend taking undergraduate courses and the final two years are spent taking graduate courses. Upon completion of the 5 years, the student will be awarded two degrees, a bachelor's degree and a master's degree.

Desales University offers these dual degree programs:

•3-2 dual degree program in business administration with Bachelors to MBA (4+1 program) available in undergraduate business majors to qualified candidates

•Medical Studies to Physician Assistant (3+2 year program) Criminal Justice Bachelors to Masters Computer Science - 5 Year Bachelors to Masters


What is ROTC?

The Reserve Officers' Training Corps, which is also commonly known as ROTC, is a leadership program that prepares students to serve in the U.S. Armed Forces after graduation. College level ROTC programs prepare students to become officers in the military through physical, academic, and leadership training. ROTC programs are part of the college curriculum and usually cover the cost of tuition.

Does DeSales University have any ROTC programs?

Each branch of the miltary has its own ROTC program, but not every program is available at every college. Possible programs include Army ROTC, Air Force ROTC, and Navy ROTC.

DeSales University has an Army ROTC program.

Some ROTC programs are provided directly on campus and others are hosted at a cooperating instiution off campus. The ROTC program locations at DeSales University include:

•an Army ROTC branch unit hosted at a cooperating instution off campus

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