DeSales University Graduate Schools

DeSales University (referred to as DeSales) is a Private, 4 years school located in Center Valley, PA. It is classified as a Master's College and University (larger programs) school by Carnegie Classification and its highest level of offering is Doctor's degree- professional practice. The 2022 graduate school tuition & fees at DeSales University is $21,120 in average. The school has 939 graduate students where it has a total enrollment of 3,438 including undergraduate students.

DeSales University Graduate School Overview

DeSales University (referred to as DeSales) is a Private, 4 years school located in Center Valley, PA. It is classified as a Master's College and University (larger programs) school by Carnegie Classification and its highest level of offering is Doctor's degree- professional practice.
The school is accredited by Middle States Commission on Higher Education (7/1/1970 - Current[Estimated Date]).
DeSales Directory Information
School NameDeSales University (DeSales)
Address2755 Station Avenue, Center Valley, PA 18034-9568
Phone610-282-1100
Webhttps://www.desales.edu
Online Applicationhttps://www.desales.edu/admissions-financial-aid/undergraduate-admissions-aid/how-to-apply
Financial Infohttps://www.desales.edu/admissions-financial-aid/undergraduate-admissions-aid/financial-aid-scholarships
The 2022 graduate school tuition & fees at DeSales University is $21,120 in average. The school has 939 graduate students where it has a total enrollment of 3,438 including undergraduate students.
It offers total 35 graduate programs through Post-Bachelor Certificate, Master's, Post-Master Certificate, Doctorate (Professional Practice). Among them, 27 programs are available online classes.
DeSales Graduate School 2022 Key Facts
School TypePrivate, 4 years
Tuition & Fees$21,120
Student Population939
Offered Degrees/ProgramsPost-Bachelor Certificate, Master's, Post-Master Certificate, Doctorate (Professional Practice)
Number of Programs35 graduate programs
(27 programs available online learning)
Student to Faculty Ratio14 to 1
The graduate tuition & fees at DeSales University is $21,120 in average for academic year 2021-2022. The tuition per credit hour is $880. DeSales University offers the alternative tuition plans.
DeSales 2022 Graduate Program Tuition & Fees
Tuition & Fees
Tuition$21,120
Required Fees$0
Tuition per Credit Hour
Tuition$880
DeSales University offers the distance education programs. All course works for completing a degree program can be done through online exclusively for graduate programs. In addition, the distance learning courses are offered for students who are not enrolled online exclusively.
On its campus, remedial services, academic/career services, employment services for students, placement services for completers are provided for their students.
Special Learning Opportunities & On-campus Services at DeSales
Distance Learning (Online Classes)27 Online Programs Available
Special learning Opportunities
  • ROTC (Army)
  • Study abroad
  • Weekend/evening college
  • Teacher certification
On-Campus Student Services
  • Remedial services
  • Academic/career services
  • Employment services for students
  • Placement services for completers

2022 Tuition, Fees, Other College Costs

For academic year 2021-2022, the graduate school tuition & fees of DeSales University is $21,120. The graduate tuition & fees are increased by 2.92% compared to previous academic year.
Data source: 2021-2022 tuition - NCES(National Center for Education Statistics (Last update: March 16, 2022)
2021-2022 Graduate Tuition & fees
TuitionFees
2017-2018$20,160-
2018-2019$20,160-
2019-2020$20,520-
2020-2021$20,520-
2021-2022$21,120-
The graduate school tuition & fees of DeSales is average compared to private graduate schools in Pennsylvania. The average graduate school tuition for all graduate schools in United States is $19,187 and the Pennsylvania graduate tuition is $24,265 (public) / $20,512 (private).
The next table compares the average graduate school tuition by location and school types.
Graduate Tuition & fees Comparison
ResidentsOut-of-State
DeSales University$21,120
All Graduate Schools$11,040$19,187
Public$11,040$20,146
Private$19,294
Pennsylvania Graduate Schools$17,506$21,190
Public$17,506$24,265
Private$20,512
For academic year 2021-2022, the living costs are $15,438 when a student lives on-campus housing facilities (i.e. dormitory, school owned apartments, etc.) at DeSales University. On-campus living costs are decreased by -0.08% compared to previous academic year. The off-campus living costs are $13,714. Off-campus living costs are increased by 2.80% compared to previous academic year.
2021-2022 Living Costs
Living On-CampusLiving Off-Campus
Room & BoardOther ExpenseRoom & BoardOther Expense
2017-2018$12,800$2,506$9,024$2,214
2018-2019$12,800$2,434$9,249$2,326
2019-2020$13,000$2,808$9,856$2,304
2020-2021$13,300$3,720$10,970$2,370
2021-2022$13,300$3,706$11,576$2,138
For academic year 2021-2022, the tuition per credit hour for graduate programs is $880 at DeSales University. The graduate tuition per credit hour are increased by 2.92% compared to previous academic year.
2021-2022 Graduation Program Tuition per Credit Hour
Tuition
2017-2018$840
2018-2019$840
2019-2020$855
2020-2021$855
2021-2022$880

Graduate Programs at DeSales

DeSales University offers 36 graduate programs for Master's, Doctorate, and Post-Graduate Certificate. The next table lists number of programs by offered degree and online availability along with number of completers by degree/certificate programs. Last year, 314 students have completed their study at DeSales University.
Offered Degrees at DeSales University
Award LevelTotal Number of ProgramsAvailable Online ClassNumber of Completers
Master's Degree2617278
Doctor's degree - other2134
Post Bachelor's Degree330
Post Master's Degree552
Total3626314
The next table shows the popular graduate programs at DeSales University by award level.
  • The most popular Post-graduate Certificate program is the Cyber/Electronic Operations and Warfare program with 1 completers.
  • The most popular Master's program is the Business Administration and Management program with 128 completers.
  • The most popular Doctorate program is the Physical Therapy/Therapist program with 24 completers.
DeSales University offers 36 programs through Master's, Doctorate, and Post-Graduate Certificate. The programs are offered both in online and on-site education. Last year total 314 students have completed their graduate studies.
  • 278 students have earned/completed Master's program.
  • 34 students have earned/completed Doctorate (Practice) program.
  • 2 students have earned/completed Post-Master's program.
Master's Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Computer And Information Sciences [+] (1 completers) 5 completers-
Information Science/Studies5-
Education [+] (14 completers) 27 completers-
Education0-
Educational Leadership and Administration0-
Educational/Instructional Technology1-
Special Education and Teaching4-
Special Education and Teaching (other)0-
Secondary Education and Teaching7-
Early Childhood Education and Teaching2-
English/Language Arts Teacher Education0-
Mathematics Teacher Education0-
Computer Teacher Education0-
Biology Teacher Education0-
Chemistry Teacher Education0-
Teaching English as a Second or Foreign Language/ESL Language Instructor3-
Education (other)10-
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, And Firefighting [+] (4 completers) 17 completers-
0-
Criminal Justice/Safety Studies9-
Cyber/Computer Forensics and Counterterrorism8-
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences [+] (12 completers) 101 completers-
Chiropractic0-
Physician Assistant74-
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse0$98,200
Nursing Administration1-
Family Practice Nurse/Nursing18-
Nursing Science0-
Psychiatric/Mental Health Nurse/Nursing3-
Clinical Nurse Specialist0-
Critical Care Nursing5-
Nursing Education0-
Business [+] 128 completers-
Business/Commerce0-
Business Administration and Management128$78,700
Total278
Doctorate (Practice) Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences [+] 34 completers-
Physical Therapy/Therapist24-
Nursing Practice10-
Total34
Post-Bachelor's Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Computer And Information Sciences [+] (1 completers) 0 completers-
Informatics0-
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, And Firefighting [+] 0 completers-
0-
Criminal Justice/Safety Studies0-
Cyber/Computer Forensics and Counterterrorism0-
Total0
Post-Master's Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Military Technologies And Applied Sciences [+] (1 completers) 1 completers-
Cyber/Electronic Operations and Warfare1-
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences [+] 1 completers-
Chiropractic0-
Health/Health Care Administration/Management0-
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse0-
Family Practice Nurse/Nursing0-
Critical Care Nursing1-
Total2

Graduate Student Population at DeSales

For academic year 2021-2022, total 904 students enrolled into DeSales University graduate schools where it has total 3,438 students including undergraduate students. By attending status, there are 447 full-time and 457 part-time graduate students. By gender, 296 male and 608 female students are attending graduate schools. The next table summarizes the graduate student population by gender and attending status.
Graduate School Student Population By Gender
TotalMaleFemale
Total904296608
Full-time447123324
Part-tme457173284
The next table summarizes the students population by race/ethnicity.
There are 677 White (74.89%), 37 Black/African American (4.09%), 74 Hispanic (8.19%), 40 Asian (4.42%), and 76 students with other races.
Graduate Student Population By Race/ethnicity
TotalMaleFemale
Total904296608
American Indian/Native American000
Asian40931
Black/African American371621
Hispanic742252
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander101
White677231446
Two More14311
Un-Known611546
Non-resident Alien000
DeSales University offers the distance learning opportunities (online degree program and/or courses) for graduate programs. 460 graduate students (50.88% of total students) are enrolled online exclusively and 58 graduate students (6.42% of total students) are enrolled some online courses. The next table summarizes the online student population.
Distance Learning Student Population
Number of Graduate Students
Total904
Enrolled Online Exclusively460
Enrolled Some Online Courses58
Not in Online Courses386

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