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DeSales University Tuition & Costs

Your Estimated Price

$48,394 Annual Cost to Attend

Cost Breakdown
$33,500 tuition
$12,400 on campus room & board
$1,144 books and supplies
$1,350 fees
(Based on stats from 2016/2017)

$48,394 Annual Cost to Attend

Cost Breakdown
$33,500 tuition
$12,400 on campus room & board
$1,144 books and supplies
$1,350 fees
(Based on stats from 2016/2017)
Estimated Net Price
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Average Aid

$18,420 Annual Institutional Aid

Average Aid
99% of students receive aid
24% get federal aid ($4,890 avg)
32% get state aid ($3,539 avg)
99% get institn'l aid ($18,420 avg)
73% get loans ($10,209 avg)

Tuition Trends

Historical Tuition and Fees, with Projected Future Amounts

Future projections are based on past four years' data averaging 3.70% annual change in in-state tuition and fees and 3.70% change in out-of-state tuition and fees. Amounts shown are estimates only and not guaranteed. For a better estimate, contact the college directly.

Financial Aid

Annual Aid Awarded
Average Amount Percent Awarded
Grant or Scholarship Aid $20,721 99%
Federal Grant Aid $4,890 24%
Pell Grants $4,298 24%
Other Federal Grants $1,437 10%
Institution Grant Aid $18,420 99%
State Grant Aid $3,539 32%
Student Loans $10,209 73%
Federal Loans $5,682 72%
Other Loans $15,533 22%

Merit Aid Available

Merit Aid

Merit Scholarships Available Amount freshman returning transfer graduate
$3,000 Y
$5,000 Y
$500 - $5,000
$3,500 - $6,000 R
$6,000 - $10,000
- R R
Financial Aid Timeline
Financial aid priority deadline: February 1
Financial aid deadline: May 1
College will notify student of financial aid decisions on or about: -
Student must reply to financial aid decision by: May 1
Does DeSales University offer...
Tuition Payment Plan? Yes
Financial Aid Contact Info
2755 Station Avenue
Center Valley, PA 18034-9568
(610) 282-1100
Costs Per Credit Hour
In State $1,400
Out of State $1,400


Student Responses to Review Topic: Bang for the buck
  • 5
  • Amy from Summit Hill, PA
  • Nov-21-2017 I am a past student here

    DeSales, and really any private college, is a big investment. Being at DeSales, taking advantage of the trips, activities, dinners, events, etc. was my way of making college everything I ever imagined it would be and more! I could have easily gone to class, maybe done an internship, and not been involved on campus, but by joining clubs, going on these trips and getting involved in community service, I feel that DeSales goes above and beyond other schools.

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  • 4
  • Keri from Lehighton, PA
  • Mar-07-2013 I am a current student here

    Academically, you get more bang for your buck, but if you're going here for the college experience, forget about it.

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  • 1
  • Sianta from Easton, PA
  • Sep-02-2012 I am a current student here

    I thought I would be able to do more, but there are no sororities for me to join and the african american population is very small.

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