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University of Valley Forge

Phoenixville, PA 4-Year Private
Acceptance Rate82%
Acceptance Rate82%

About University of Valley Forge

University of Valley Forge Overview

University of Valley Forge is a private, religious school in the small town setting of Phoenixville, Pennsylvania. University of Valley Forge was founded in 1939 and the school now enrolls around 583 students a year, including 508 undergrads. University of Valley Forge ensures on-campus housing for up to 759 students. Most students live in off campus housing.

📆 Mark your calendar! August 1, 2023 is the final deadline to submit an application for the Fall 2023 semester.

Student Activities at University of Valley Forge

Love music or performing? Sing in a chorus or perform with one of University of Valley Forge's theater groups.

University of Valley Forge does not have any greek life opportunties.

Planning to play sports? University of Valley Forge has many options for athletes. See them all and learn more about life at University of Valley Forge on the Student Life page.

2022 University of Valley Forge Facts At-A-Glance
Academic Calendar Semester
Overall Acceptance Rate 82%
Early Decision Acceptance Rate ED not offered
Early Action Acceptance Rate EA not offered
Average GPA 3.3
Tuition $22,400
Percent of Need Met 56%
Average First-Year Financial Aid Package $14,142

Is University of Valley Forge a Good School?

The definition of a "good school" is different for different people. Admissions difficulty, admitted student statistics, tuition, and financial aid can provide a sense of how selective a college is.

Let's take a look at these factors to get a clearer view of what University of Valley Forge offers and if the school might be the right college for you.

2022 Acceptance Rate for University of Valley Forge

It is not difficult to get into University of Valley Forge. The university admitted 82% of all applicants in 2022. Last year, 416 students applied to University of Valley Forge and 341 were admitted.

Retention and Graduation Rates at University of Valley Forge

Retention refers to the number of students that stay enrolled at a school over time. This is a way to get a sense of how satisfied students are with their school experience, and if they have the support necessary to succeed in college.

Approximately 79% of students who start at University of Valley Forge come back for their second year of college. Around 57% of students who started at University of Valley Forge earn their Bachelor's degrees within six years. The average six-year graduation rate for U.S. colleges and universities is 61% for public schools, and 67% for private, non-profit schools.

Job Outcomes for University of Valley Forge Grads

Job placement stats are a good resource for understanding the value of a degree from University of Valley Forge by providing a look on how job placement has gone for other grads.

Check with University of Valley Forge directly, for information on any information on starting salaries for recent grads.

University of Valley Forge's Endowment

An endowment is the total value of a school's investments, donations, and assets. Endowment is not necessarily an indicator of the quality of a school, but it can give you a sense of how much money a college can afford to invest in expanding programs, improving facilities, and support students.

University of Valley Forge's endowment was valued at $2.8 million in 2022, compared to a national average of $905 million. For each full-time student, University of Valley Forge spends about $8,299 a year.

Tuition and Financial Aid at University of Valley Forge

Tuition cost is another important factor when choose a college. Some colleges may have high tuition, but do a better job at meeting students' financial need.

University of Valley Forge meets 56% of the demonstrated financial need for undergraduates. First-year students that attend University of Valley Forge full-time are awarded $14,142 a year in financial aid, on average.

Students in the class of 2022 who had taken out student loans graduated with an average of $34,920 of debt. For context, compare this number with the average national debt, which is around $36,000 per borrower.

The 2023-2024 FAFSA Opened on October 1st, 2022

Some financial aid is awarded on a first-come, first-served basis, so fill out the FAFSA as soon as you can. Visit the FAFSA website to apply for student aid. Remember, the first F in FAFSA stands for FREE! No one should ever pay to fill out the FREE Application for Federal Student Aid, (FAFSA), so be very wary of anyone asking you for money.

Learn more about Tuition and Financial Aid at University of Valley Forge.

Based on this information, does University of Valley Forge seem like a good fit? Remember, the best school for one person may not be the right school for someone else! So ask yourself: Is University of Valley Forge a good school for you?

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Where is University of Valley Forge?

University of Valley Forge is located in the small town setting of Phoenixville, Pennsylvania, less than an hour from Philadelphia.

If you would like to see University of Valley Forge for yourself, plan a visit. The best way to reach campus is to take Pennsylvania Turnpike to Phoenixville, or book a flight to the nearest airport, Philadelphia International.

You can also take a virtual campus tour to get a sense of what University of Valley Forge and Phoenixville are like without leaving home.

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College Info

1401 Charlestown Road Phoenixville, PA 19460

Campus Setting: Small Town

University of Valley Forge Application Deadline

First-Year Applications are Due

Aug 1

Transfer Applications are Due

Aug 1

The deadline for Fall first-year applications to University of Valley Forge is Aug 1.

The deadline for Fall transfer applications to University of Valley Forge is Aug 1.

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

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University of Valley Forge Tuition & Fees

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Student Life

Wondering what life at University of Valley Forge is like? There are approximately 583 students enrolled at University of Valley Forge, including 508 undergraduate students and 75 graduate students. 84% percent of students attend school full-time, 42% percent are from PA and 58% percent of students are from other states.


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