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Delaware College of Art and Design

Location: Wilmington
Type: Private
Undergraduate enrollment: 196
Tuition: $22,390
Room, board and supplies: $5,815
Student/Faculty ratio: 11:1
Acceptance rate: 58%
Average SAT: Not reported
Average ACT: Not reported
Financial aid: $5,763
Average high school GPA: Not reported
Application deadline: Rolling
Most popular majors: Graphic Design, Animation, Illustration

Delaware State University

Location: Dover
Type: Public
Undergraduate enrollment: 4,644
In-state tuition: $7,532
Out-of-state tuition: $16,138
Room, board and supplies: $8,428
Ranking: 125 (Regional Universities, North)
Athletics: Division I
Student/Faculty ratio: 14:1
Acceptance rate: 92%
Average SAT: Not reported
Average ACT: Not reported
Financial aid: Not reported
Average high school GPA: 3.0
Application deadline: Feb. 1
Most popular majors: Business Administration, Psychology, Mass Communications

Delaware Technical Community College

Locations: Dover, Georgetown, Stanton, Wilmington
Type: Community College
Undergraduate enrollment:
varies by campus
In-state tuition: $3,380
Out-of-state tuition:
$7,910
Fees and supplies: $1,600
Athletics: NJCAA
Student/Faculty ratio: 14:1
Acceptance rate: N/A
Average SAT: N/A
Average ACT: N/A
Financial aid: Not reported
Average high school GPA: N/A
Application deadline: Open door
Most popular majors: Health Professions, Business, Management and Marketing, Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting and Protective Services 

Goldey-Beacom College

Location: Wilmington
Type: Private
Undergraduate enrollment: 639
Tuition: $22,500
Room, board and supplies: $6,740
Athletics: Division II
Student/Faculty ratio: 26:1
Acceptance rate: 52%
Average SAT: not reported
Average ACT: not reported
Financial aid: $12,825
Average high school GPA: Not reported
Application deadline: Rolling; SAT/ACT due by Aug. 24
Most popular majors: Business, Management and Marketing, Psychology 

University of Delaware

Location: Newark
Type: Private with public funding
Undergraduate enrollment: 17,412

In-state tuition: $11,230
Out-of-state tuition: $30,130

Room, board and supplies: $13,436
Ranking: 75
(National Universities)
Athletics: Division I
Student/Faculty ratio: 13:1

Acceptance rate: 66%
Average SAT: 1801

Average ACT: 27
Financial aid: $8,991

Average high school GPA: 3.65
Application deadline: Jan. 15

Most popular majors: Finance, Nursing, Biological Sciences

Wesley College

Location: Dover
Type: Private
Undergraduate enrollment: 1,661

Tuition: $24,100
Room, board and supplies: $10,890

Athletics: Division III
Student/Faculty ratio: 17:1

Acceptance rate: 62%
Average SAT: 1358

Average ACT: Not reported
Financial aid: Not reported

Average high school GPA: 2.71
Application deadline: April 30

Most popular majors: Not reported

Wilmington University

Location: New Castle
Type: Private
Undergraduate enrollment: 9,228

Tuition: $10,430
Fees and supplies: $1,800

Athletics: Division II
Student/Faculty ratio: 17:1

Acceptance rate: 99%
Average SAT: Not reported

Average ACT: Not reported
Financial aid: Not reported

Average high school GPA: Not reported
Application deadline: Rolling
Most popular majors: Not reported

 

Pennsylvania

Arcadia University

Location: Glenside
Type: Private
Undergraduate enrollment: 2,484

Tuition: $39,560
Room, board and supplies: $13,200

Ranking: 41 (Regional Universities, North)
Athletics: Division III
Student/faculty ratio: 13:1
Acceptance rate: 59%

Average SAT: 1635
Average ACT: 24

Financial aid: $19,986
Average high school GPA: 3.63

Application deadline: Rolling; SAT/ACT due by March 1
Most popular majors: Business, Biology, Psychology 

Bryn Athyn College of the New Church

Location: Bryn Athyn
Type: Private
Undergraduate enrollment: 271

Tuition: $18,610
Room, board and supplies: $10,773

Athletics: Division III
Student/faculty ratio: 8:1

Acceptance rate: 52%
Average SAT: 1325

Average ACT: 20
Financial aid: $13,000

Average high school GPA: 3.06
Application deadline: Rolling; SAT/ACT due by July 1

Most popular majors: Not reported

Bryn Mawr College

Location: Bryn Mawr
Type: Private
Undergraduate enrollment: 1,308

Tuition: $47,140
Room, board and supplies: $14,850

Ranking: 25 (National Liberal Arts Colleges)
Athletics: Division III
Student/faculty ratio: 8:1
Acceptance rate: 40%
Average SAT: 1995
Average ACT: 30

Financial aid: $36,402
Average high school GPA: Not reported

Application deadline: Jan. 15
Most popular majors: Social Sciences, Mathematics, Foreign Languages and Literatures

Cabrini College

Location: Radnor
Type: Private
Undergraduate enrollment: 1,878

Tuition: $29,842
Room, board and supplies: $12,226

Athletics: Division III
Student/faculty ratio: 11:1

Acceptance rate: 75%
Average SAT: 960

Average ACT: Not reported
Financial aid: $6,940

Average high school GPA: 3.06
Application deadline: May 1

Most popular majors: Business Management and Marketing, Education, Speech Communication and Rhetoric 

Chestnut Hill College

Location: Philadelphia
Type: Private
Undergraduate enrollment: 1,491

Tuition: $33,130
Room, board and supplies: $10,200

Ranking: 131 (Regional Universities, North)
Athletics: Division II
Student/faculty ratio: 9:1
Acceptance rate: 62%

Average SAT: 1435
Average ACT: 21

Financial aid: $21,715
Average high school GPA: 3.15

Application deadline: Rolling; SAT/ACT due by Sept. 5
Most popular majors: Business, Management and Marketing, Public Administration and Social Services, Homeland Security

Delaware County Community College

Location: Media
Type: Community college
Undergraduate enrollment: 13,198

In-state tuition: $8,010
Out-of-state tuition: $11,050

Fees and supplies: $1,700
Athletics: NJCAA

Fees and supplies: $1,000
Acceptance rate: 100%

Average SAT: N/A
Average ACT: N/A

Financial aid: Not reported
Average high school GPA: N/A

Application deadline: Rolling
Most popular majors: Health Professions, Liberal Arts and Sciences

Drexel University

Location: Philadelphia
Type: Private
Undergraduate enrollment: 16,896

Tuition: $48,791
Room, board and supplies: $14,367

Ranking: 99  (National Universities)
Athletics: Division I
Student/faculty ratio: 9:1
Acceptance rate: 76%

Average SAT: 1770
Average ACT: 27

Financial aid: $21,813
Average high school GPA: 3.47

Application deadline: Jan. 15
Most popular majors: Health Professions, Business, Management and Marketing, Engineering

Gwynedd Mercy University

Location: Gwynedd Valley
Type: Private
Undergraduate enrollment: 2,196

Tuition: $31,360
Room, board and supplies: $11,010

Ranking: 131 (Regional Universities, North)
Athletics: Division III
Student/faculty ratio: 13:1
Acceptance rate: 76%

Average SAT: 965
Average ACT: Not reported

Financial aid: $11,605
Average high school GPA: Not reported

Application deadline: Aug. 20
Most popular majors: Health Professions, Business, Management and Marketing, Education

Harcum College

Location: Bryn Mawr
Type: Private
Undergraduate enrollment: 
1,600
Tuition: $21,900
Room, board and supplies: $9,100
Athletics: Divisions I and II
Student/faculty ratio: 16:1
Acceptance rate: Open enrollment
Average SAT: Not reported
Average ACT: Not reported
Financial aid: Not reported
Average high school GPA: Not reported
Application deadline: Rolling
Most popular majors: 
Allied Health Professions, Human Services, Fashion Design, Interior Design, Business Management

Haverford College

Location: Haverford
Type: Private
Undergraduate enrollment: 1,194

Tuition: $49,098
Room, board and supplies: $14,888

Ranking: 12 (National Liberal Arts Colleges)
Athletics: Division III
Student/faculty ratio: 9:1
Acceptance rate: 25%
Average SAT: 2115
Average ACT: 33

Financial aid: $42,621
Average high school GPA: Not reported

Application deadline: Jan. 1
Most popular majors: Physical Sciences, Foreign Languages and Literatures, Psychology

Holy Family University

Location: Philadelphia
Type: Private
Undergraduate enrollment: 1,985

Tuition: $29,168
Room, board and supplies: $13,576

Ranking: 125  (Regional Universities, North)
Athletics: Division II
Student/faculty ratio: 13:1
Acceptance rate: 73%

Average SAT: 1375
Average ACT: 20

Financial aid: $15,358
Average high school GPA: 3.12

Application deadline: Rolling; SAT/ACT due by Aug. 15
Most popular majors: Health Professions, Business, Management and Marketing, Education

Immaculata University

Location: Immaculata
Type: Private
Undergraduate enrollment: 2,138

Tuition: $33,280
Room, board and supplies: $13,210

Ranking: 161 (National Universities)
Athletics: Division III
Student/faculty ratio: 9:1
Acceptance rate: 76%

Average SAT: 1450
Average ACT: 20

Financial aid: $3,000
Average high school GPA: 3.21

Application deadline: Rolling; SAT/ACT due by March 1
Most popular majors: Health Professions, Business, Management and Marketing, Education

La Salle University

Location: Philadelphia
Type: Private
Undergraduate enrollment: 4,322

Tuition: $41,100
Room, board and supplies: $14,120

Ranking: 26  (Regional Universities, North)
Athletics: Division I
Student/faculty ratio: 12:1
Acceptance rate: 78%

Average SAT: 1000
Average ACT: 21
Financial aid: $22,651
Average high school GPA: 3.33

Application deadline: Rolling; SAT/ACT due by June 1
Most popular majors: Nursing Science, Speech Communication and Rhetoric, Accounting

Montgomery County Community College

Location: Blue Bell
Type: Community College
Undergraduate enrollment: 13,122

In-state tuition: $8,640
Out-of-state tuition: $12,690

Fees and supplies: $1,300
Athletics: NJCAA

Student/faculty ratio: 19:1
Acceptance rate: 100%

Average SAT: N/A
Average ACT: N/A

Financial aid: Not reported
Average high school GPA: N/A

Application deadline: Open admissions
Most popular majors: Not reported

Moore College of Art and Design

Location: Philadelphia
Type: Private
Undergraduate enrollment: 412

Tuition: $35,608
Room, board and supplies: $13,836

Student/faculty ratio: 7:1
Acceptance rate: 60%

Average SAT: Not reported
Average ACT: Not reported

Financial aid: Not reported
Average high school GPA: Not reported

Application deadline: Aug. 1
Most popular majors: Fashion/Apparel Design, Illustration, Graphic Design

Neumann University

Location: Aston
Type: Private
Undergraduate enrollment: 2,562

Tuition: $25,860
Room, board and supplies: $11,800

Athletics: Division III
Student/faculty ratio: 14:1

Acceptance rate: 94%
Average SAT: 1285

Average ACT: 18
Financial aid: $4,300

Average high school GPA: 2.91
Application deadline: Rolling; SAT/ACT due by Aug. 1

Most popular majors: Liberal Arts and Sciences, Nursing, Elementary Education

Philadelphia University

Location: Philadelphia
Type: Private
Undergraduate enrollment: 2,906

Tuition: $36,520
Room, board and supplies: $12,140

Ranking: 58 (Regional Universities, North)
Athletics: Division II
Student/faculty ratio: 13:1
Acceptance rate: 64%

Average SAT: 1600
Average ACT: 23

Financial aid: $19,786
Average high school GPA: 3.53

Application deadline: Rolling; SAT/ACT due by July 1
Most popular majors: Business, Management and Marketing, Visual and Performing Arts, Architecture

Rosemont College

Location: Rosemont
Type: Private
Ranking: 116
(Regional Universities, North)
Undergraduate enrollment: 522
Tuition: $32,500

Room, board and supplies: $13,400
Athletics: Division III

Student/faculty ratio: 10:1
Acceptance rate: 58%

Average SAT: 835
Average ACT: 20

Financial aid: $26,191
Average high school GPA: 3.30

Application deadline: Rolling; SAT/ACT due by Aug. 1
Most popular majors: Business, Education, Biology

St. Joseph’s University

Location: Philadelphia
Type: Private
Undergraduate enrollment: 5,512

Tuition: $42,180
Room, board and supplies: $14,928

Ranking: 15 (Regional Universities, North)
Athletics: Division I
Student/faculty ratio: 13:1
Acceptance rate: 85%

Average SAT: 1690
Average ACT: 25

Financial aid: $19,065
Average high school GPA: 3.46

Application deadline: Feb. 1
Most popular majors: Special Products Marketing, Accounting

Swarthmore College

Location: Swarthmore
Type: Private
Undergraduate enrollment: 1,542

Tuition: $47,442
Room, board and supplies: $13,958

Ranking: 3 (National Liberal Arts Colleges)
Athletics: Division III
Student/faculty ratio: 8:1
Acceptance rate: 17%

Average SAT: 2170
Average ACT: 32

Financial aid: $40,134
Average high school GPA: Not reported

Application deadline: Jan. 1
Most popular majors: Social Sciences, Biological and Biomedical Sciences, Computer and Information Sciences

Temple University

Location: Philadelphia
Type: Public
Undergraduate enrollment: 28,287

In-state tuition: $15,096
Out-of-state tuition: $25,122

Room, board and supplies: $10,738
Ranking: 115
(National Universities)
Athletics: Division I
Student/faculty ratio: 14:1

Acceptance rate: 62%
Average SAT:
1665
Average ACT: 25
Financial aid:
$6,335
Average high school GPA: 3.47
Application deadline: March 1

Most popular majors: Business, Management and Marketing, Communications, Visual and Performing Arts

University of Pennsylvania

Location: Philadelphia
Type: Private
Undergraduate enrollment: 9,746

Tuition: $49,536
Room, board and supplies: $13,990

Ranking: 9 (National Universities)
Athletics: Division I
Student/faculty ratio: 6:1
Acceptance rate: 10%

Average SAT: 2190
Average ACT: 33

Financial aid: Not reported
Average high school GPA: 3.94

Application deadline: Jan. 1
Most popular majors: Business, Management and Marketing, Social Sciences, Health Professions

University of the Arts

Location: Philadelphia
Type: Private
Undergraduate enrollment: 1,754

Tuition: $39,908
Room, board and supplies: $14,552

Athletics: Intramural
Student/faculty ratio: 8:1

Acceptance rate: 70%
Average SAT: 1000

Average ACT: 22
Financial aid: Not reported

Average high school GPA: Not reported
Application deadline: Rolling

Most popular majors: Dance, Illustration, Film/Video and Photographic Arts

University of the Sciences

Location: Philadelphia
Type: Private
Undergraduate enrollment: 2,339

Tuition: $37,466
Room, board and supplies: $14,646

Athletics: Division II
Student/faculty ratio: 10:1

Acceptance rate: 61%
Average SAT: 1720

Average ACT: 25
Financial aid: $8,386

Average high school GPA: 3.60
Application deadline: Aug. 15

Most popular majors: Health Professions, Biological and Biomedical Sciences, Physical Sciences

Ursinus College

Location: Collegeville
Type: Private
Undergraduate enrollment: 1,681

Tuition: $47,700
Room, board and supplies: $11,900

Ranking: 93 (National Liberal Arts Colleges)
Athletics: Division III
Student/faculty ratio: 12:1
Acceptance rate: 83%

Average SAT: 1715
Average ACT: 26

Financial aid: $29,968
Average high school GPA: Not reported

Application deadline: Rolling; SAT/ACT due by July 1
Most popular majors: Biological and Biomedical Sciences, Social Sciences 

Villanova University 

Location: Villanova
Type: Private
Undergraduate enrollment: 7,118

Tuition: $47,616
Room, board and supplies: $12,680

Ranking: 1 (Regional Universities, North)
Athletics: Division I
Student/faculty ratio: 12:1
Acceptance rate: 49%

Average SAT: 1960
Average ACT: 30

Financial aid: $29,629
Average high school GPA: 3.87

Application deadline: Jan. 15
Most popular majors: Business, Engineering, Health Professions 

West Chester University of Pennsylvania

Location: West Chester
Type: Public
Undergraduate enrollment: 13,844

In-state tuition: $9,144
Out-of-state tuition: $19,374

Room, board and supplies: $8,042
Ranking: 71  
(Regional Universities, North)
Athletics: Division II
Student/faculty ratio: 19:1
Acceptance rate: 54%
Average SAT: 1595

Average ACT: 24
Financial aid: $5,562

Average high school GPA: 3.51
Application deadline: Rolling; SAT/ACT due by Feb. 1

Most popular majors: Business, Health Professions, Education

Widener University

Location: Chester
Type: Private
Undergraduate enrollment: 3,437

Tuition: $41,224
Room, board and supplies: $13,092

Ranking: 187  (National Universities) 
Athletics: Division III
Student/faculty ratio: 12:1
Acceptance rate: 65%

Average SAT: 1025
Average ACT: 22
Financial aid: $23,917
Average high school GPA: 3.46

Application deadline: Rolling; SAT/ACT due by Feb. 15
Most popular majors: Health Professions, Business, Management and Marketing, Engineering

 

Ranking information is based on U.S. News and World Report’s annual education rankings.

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