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DeSales University: Accreditation, Admissions and Tuition Expenses

Tuition, Fees, and Estimated Student Expenses

Estimated expenses for academic year 2006-2007 2007-2008 2008-2009 2009-2010 % change 2008-2009 to 2009-2010
Tuition and fees $22,100 $23,900 $25,800 $27,000 4.7%
Books and supplies $900 $1,200 $1,500 $1,200 -20.0%
Living arrangement          
On Campus          
Room and board $8,250 $8,750 $9,330 $9,750 4.5%
Other $1,800 $3,000 $3,000 $3,804 26.8%
Off Campus          
Room and board $8,410 $9,910 $10,490 $9,484 -9.6%
Other $1,800 $2,000 $2,000 $2,202 10.1%
Off Campus with Family          
Other $2,750 $3,750 $3,750 $3,804 1.4%
Total Expenses 2006-2007 2007-2008 2008-2009 2009-2010 % change 2008-2009 to 2009-2010
On Campus $33,050 $36,850 $39,630 $41,754 5.4%
Off Campus $33,210 $37,010 $39,790 $39,886 0.2%
Off Campus with Family $25,750 $28,850 $31,050 $32,004 3.1%
 

Map & Directions

Map of DeSales University

Admissions

Undergraduate application fee (2009-2010): $30
Undergraduate Admissions Fall 2009
  Total Male Female
Number of applicants 1,998 837 1,161
Percent admitted 73% 76% 72%
Percent admitted who enrolled 26% 28% 24%
Admissions Considerations Required Recommended
Secondary school GPA X  
Secondary school rank   X
Secondary school record X  
Completion of college-preparatory program X  
Recommendations X  
Admission test scores (SAT/ACT) X  
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign language) X  
Test Scores: Fall 2009 (enrolled first-time students)
Students submitting scores Number Percent
SAT 345 91%
ACT 37 10%
Test Scores 25th Percentile* 75th Percentile**
NOTES:
*  25% of students scored at or below
** 25% of students scored above
  • Data apply to first-time degree/certificate-seeking students.
  • Institutions are asked to report test scores only if they are required for admission.
SAT Critical Reading 490 600
SAT Math 480 590
ACT Composite 20 28
ACT English 20 29
ACT Math 18 27

 

Accreditation

Institutional Accreditation
Agency Periods of Accreditation Status
Middle States Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Higher Education 7/1/1970 -   Accredited
Specialized Accreditation
Agency / Program Periods of Accreditation Status
National League for Nursing Accrediting Commission
Nursing (NUR) - Baccalaureate program 12/1/1978 -   Accredited
Nursing (MNUR) - Master's program 10/1/1989 -   Accredited