Delaware Valley University


Delaware Valley University

Delaware Valley University is an independent, comprehensive university. Located in Doylestown, Pennsylvania, DelVal combines the comfort of small-town living with the excitement of big-city access. We emphasize experiential and interdisciplinary learning and provide small class sizes where students learn on a first-name basis. DelVal is a comprehensive university that engages students on a first-name basis. Using real-world experience from day one, students, faculty and staff inspire one another to tackle the issues most important to them. We are changing the world one student at a time.

Academic Programs

  • Science
  • Business
  • Education
  • Communication
  • Social Science
  • Animal Science
  • Agribusiness
  • Conservation & Wildlife
  • Crop Science
  • Equine Science
  • Food Science
  • Food Technology
  • Horticulture
  • Landscape Design
  • Restaurant & Food Service Management
  • Zoo Science
  • Turf Management
  • Environmental Science
  • Criminal Justice

Student experience

  • Athletics
  • Co-op/Internship Opportunities
  • Disability Services
  • Greek Life
  • Intramural/Club Sports
  • LGBTQIA Services
  • Military/Veteran Services
  • Night Class Offerings
  • On-Campus Housing
  • Study Abroad

Application information

Find out about requirements, fees, and deadlines


DelVal operates on a rolling admission process. There is no application deadline. We continually receive and review applications for admission. Students can apply as early as August entering your senior year. Test-Optional Admission Students who are interested in DelVal and believe that standardized test scores do not reflect the strength of their academic achievements can choose to be considered as test-optional in the admissions process. Please visit the link below to read our Test-Optional Policy.

Additional Information

Paying for college – one of the most important investments you will make – isn’t easy. At Delaware Valley University, financial aid for our students is a priority. This year, 99 percent of our students received some form of financial assistance, by way of merit scholarships, need-based grants, work study and loans. Please visit the link below to obtain information about affording DelVal:

Visit us

We can't stress enough the importance of a college campus visit. Our students repeatedly tell us that they chose DelVal after their visit to campus and felt like this was the right fit. Come see our vibrant campus for yourself. Located in picturesque Doylestown, PA, our campus boasts more than 500 acres of beautifully maintained land that serves as a real-life, open-air classroom for many of our degree programs. View a virtual tour:

Dream. Design. Do.

Benjamin Rusiloski, President

Admissions office

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School location

700 East Butler Avenue
Doylestown, PA 18901, United States of America

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