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Study at Delaware Valley College

Delaware Valley College was established in 1896, and is a private college located in Doylestown, Bucks County, Pennsylvania. It was initially known as National Farm School, and the name changed to its present name in the year 1989. The campus of the college is spread across an area of over 570 acres. Delaware Valley College awards more than 35 bachelor degree programs, several master's degrees and a few associate's degrees. The institution offers a number of pre-professional study programs. Courses are also available in adult education and continuing education programs. Delaware Valley College's athletics department fields more than 15 men's and women's sports teams. They compete in National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) Division III. The teams are nicknamed as the Aggies and they participate in sports including baseball, basketball, cross country, field hockey, and soccer.

Profile of Delaware Valley CollegeDelaware Valley College is located in a large suburb, in Doylestown, PA. The school is a private, not-for-profit institution. Degree levels at Delaware Valley College top out at the Master's degree.

Course Topics

Students at the school often study science, agricultural science and management, landscaping and horticulture, animal science and care, security and law enforcement, and conservation and resource management.

Delaware Valley College Selectivity

The admissions department at Delaware Valley College does not accept all those who apply. Most students' verbal SAT scores were in the range of 460 to 560 in 2007. A quarter of students admitted in 2007 scored 560 or higher on the math SAT.

The school's tenure system is geared toward rewarding and keeping the most valuable professors.

Student Enrolment

The school offers classes to 2, 081 students (1, 857 full-time equivalent).

Student Life
Delaware Valley College serves primarily full-time students. The school has a residential or campus feel. Many students live in housing on or near campus. The school does offer meal plans to students. Students sports include formal participation in Middle Atlantic States Athletic Corporation competitions.

The school reports its educational mission is:

"The mission of Delaware Valley College is to provide students with an opportunity to reach their highest potential and to acquire, in an intellectually stimulating environment, a quality education emphasizing hands-on experiential learning in agriculture, arts and sciences, business, and graduate studies. The College prepares students for meaningful personal and professional lives and leadership roles in service to the community, the state, the nation and the world by emphasizing scholarship with good citizenship, and appreciation of our cultural heritage and the importance and necessity of lifelong learning. Students are selected without regard to race, color, creed, ethnic origin, gender, age, disability, or economic status. "Delaware Valley College Programs and Degrees
General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors
Animal Science and Care98animal science, various animal sciences courses, dairy science, equestrian studies
Business and Management72business management, accounting, marketing, business, MIS, financial management, special products marketing
Landscaping and Horticulture53ornamental horticulture, agronomy, horticultural science, turf management
Science36biology, zoology, chemistry
Security and Law Enforcement26criminal justice and administration
Education and Teaching26educational administration, secondary teaching
Conservation and Resource Management16wildlife management
Agricultural Science and Management16agricultural operations, food science
Computer Science and Engineering10computer support, computer and info science, computer programming
Cooking and Culinary Arts1culinary arts services
Liberal Arts1English
Contact: Delaware Valley CollegeDelaware Valley College

700 E Butler Ave

Doylestown, PA 18901-2697

General Phone: (215) 345-1500


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