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University of Valley Forge Student Life

University of Valley Forge is on a 150-acre campus in a small town setting in Phoenixville, Pennsylvania, not far from Philadelphia. University of Valley Forge has many clubs, organizations, and activities for students to participate in – chorus, theater groups, , and more.

University of Valley Forge does not have fraternities or sororities.

University of Valley Forge has a thriving Community Activities Board. In fact, more students participate in Community Activities Board than any other on-campus activity.

Other popular student organizations at University of Valley Forge include START, SALT, Audience of One and Light.

The University of Valley Forge community comes together each year for Community Service Day, Forge Fest and Homecoming.

University of Valley Forge Housing

University of Valley Forge offers housing for students. Students are required to live on campus through senior year. First year students are guaranteed on-campus housing.

The majority of University of Valley Forge students live on campus. In 2021, 72% of undergrads at University of Valley Forge lived in some kind of on-campus housing and 28% of students lived off-campus or commuted to University of Valley Forge. There are 759 spots available in on-campus housing for all 495 undergraduates. In the 2020-21 school year, 325 students chose to live on-campus. First year students are allowed to park a car on campus.

University of Valley Forge Athletics

At University of Valley Forge there are a variety of athletic options for students interested in joining a sports program.

Intercollegiate sports are the highest tier of college sports and can be very competitive. Intercollegiate teams are regulated by the NCAA, funded by the university, and compete against teams from other universities. The division of a sports team depends on the size of the university, funding, and competition level. An intercollegiate school team will be Division I, II or III, with Division I being the highest level.

Club sports are not regulated by the NCAA and are a great option for students not interested in trying out for an intercollegiate team. Club sports are usually student run but can also be funded by the university.

Intramural sports are the most casual and informal. Intramural sports are often free and require very little time commitment.

Let's take a look at the athletic options available at University of Valley Forge:

Sport Men's Intramural Women's Intramural Men's Division Women's Division Men's Scholarships Women's Scholarships
Basketball Intercollegiate Sport Intercollegiate Sport
Soccer Intercollegiate Sport Intercollegiate Sport
Volleyball Intercollegiate Sport Intercollegiate Sport
Cross Country Running Intercollegiate Sport Intercollegiate Sport

Safety at University of Valley Forge

College is like a home away from home. Whether you're walking to class or coming back from late-night studying (or partying!), it's important to feel safe on campus.

University of Valley Forge is patroled 24 hours a day by trained security. The University of Valley Forge campus has emergency telephones or alarms for students to use anytime of day or night.

University of Valley Forge offers late-night transportation or safety escorts for students. Dorms can only be accessed with secure key cards so that students can feel confident that they are safe in on-campus housing.

Plan a Visit to University of Valley Forge

Visiting colleges is one of the best ways to get a sense of the campus and student body. If you'd like to visit University of Valley Forge, take Pennsylvania Turnpike to Phoenixville, PA. If you need to fly, book your flight to Philadelphia International airport.

While you're planning, check out other schools in Pennsylvania you may want to visit too. Click the heart at the top of each school's page to save it to your college list.

Want to visit but can't make the trip? Explore University of Valley Forge's campus without leaving home by taking a virtual campus tour

Keep Reading About University of Valley Forge

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University of Valley Forge Students

53%

Women

47%

Men

80%

Full Time

20%

Part Time

42%

In State

58%

Out-of-State

Ethnicity

48%

22%

16%

6%

4%

3%

1%

0.22%

Undergraduate Students

495

Graduate Students

62

Non-Resident / International Students

6

University of Valley Forge Campus Services

Student Services
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  • 31515C82-8D2D-421D-B67C-E215D0E49BE9 Women's Center
  • 31515C82-8D2D-421D-B67C-E215D0E49BE9 Veterans Affairs
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  • 31515C82-8D2D-421D-B67C-E215D0E49BE9 ESL
Campus Security
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  • 1E1A89E0-A58D-422D-B45D-7554EC36A535 24-Hour Security Patrol

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Quick Facts

Total Enrollment

557

Campus Setting

Small Town

Acceptance Rate

63%

Tuition and Fees

In State

$23,070

Out-of-State

$23,070

Fall Freshmen
Application Deadline

Aug 1
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