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College Deliberately: DeSales University

DeSales University is a small, private not-for-profit, four-year University that emphasizes culture, character and religion located in the rural area of Center Valley, PA. It is known for Business Administration and Management, Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse and Physician Assistant.

DeSales University

place 2755 Station Avenue, Center Valley, PA 18034-9568
phone Phone: (610) 282-1100
web Web: http://www.desales.edu/
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Institution Accreditation Agency Status First Accredited Next Review
DeSales University Middle States Commission on Higher Education Accredited 1970-07-01 2025-11-30
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It is the mission of DeSales University to provide men and women with quality higher education according to the philosophy of Christian humanism as developed by Saint Francis de Sales and his spiritual heirs. The University imparts knowledge about, and develops talents for, personal, familial, and societal living. DeSales University enriches the human community and enhances the dignity of the individual through its educational endeavors. In its work, the University fosters a vital and respectful dialogue between Roman Catholic faith and human culture.

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Student Services

Students with disabilities:
11% of students registered with learning or other disabilty.
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DeSales University is in NCAA Division III without football. The largest three sports are:
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Lacrosse Men’s 40
Track and Field Outdoor Men’s 40
Baseball Men’s 33

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