College Guide 2017: A Comprehensive Directory of Local Schools

From SAT scores to admissions deadlines, everything you need to know about the region’s institutions.



Rosemont College

 

Delaware

Delaware College of Art and Design
Wilmington
Type: Private
Undergraduate enrollment: 170
Tuition: $24,830
Room, board and supplies: $4,090
Student/Faculty ratio: 11:1
Acceptance rate: 58%
Average SAT: NA
Average ACT: NA
Financial aid: 90% of students receive aid
Average high school GPA: NA
Application deadline: Aug. 1
Most popular majors: Graphic Design, Animation, Illustration

Delaware State University
Dover
Type: Public
Undergraduate enrollment: 3,943
In-state tuition: $7,732
Out-of-state tuition: $16,597
Room, board and supplies: $10,820
Ranking: 128 (Regional Universities, North)
Athletics: Division I
Student/Faculty ratio: 15:1
Acceptance rate: 44%
Average SAT: NA
Average ACT: NA
Financial aid: $5,193
Average high school GPA: 3.0
Application deadline: rolling
Most popular majors: Business, Management, Marketing and Related Services; Parks, Recreation, Leisure and Fitness Studies; Social Sciences and Psychology

Delaware Technical Community College
Dover, Georgetown, Stanton, Wilmington
Type: Community College
Undergraduate enrollment: Varies by campus
In-state tuition: $4,260
Out-of-state tuition: $10,552; Fees and supplies: $1,600
Athletics: NCAA
Student/Faculty ratio: 14:1
Acceptance rate: NA
Average SAT: NA
Average ACT: NA
Financial aid: NA
Average high school GPA: NA
Application deadline: Open door
Most popular majors: Health Professions, Business, Management and Marketing, Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting and Protective Services

Goldey-Beacom College
Wilmington
Type: Private
Undergraduate
enrollment:
639
Tuition: $22,950
Room, board and supplies: $7,453
Athletics: Division II
Student/Faculty ratio: NA
Acceptance rate: Not reported
Average SAT: NA
Average ACT: NA
Financial aid: NA
Average high school GPA: NA
Application deadline: Rolling
Most popular majors: Business, Management and Marketing, Psychology

University of Delaware
Newark
Type: Private with public funding
Undergraduate enrollment: 18,322
In-state tuition: $12,520
Out-of-state tuition: $31,420
Room, board and supplies: $11,830
Ranking: 79 (National Universities)
Athletics: Division I
Student/Faculty ratio: 16:1
Acceptance rate: 65%
Average SAT: 1810
Average ACT: 27
Financial aid: $9,058
Average high school GPA: 3.70
Application deadline: Jan. 15
Most popular majors: Finance, Nursing, Biological Sciences

Wesley College
Dover
Type: Private
Undergraduate
enrollment:
1,500
Tuition: $25,646
Room, board and supplies: $10,970
Athletics: Division III
Student/Faculty ratio: 13:1
Acceptance rate: 60%
Average SAT: 940
Average ACT: 18
Financial aid: $14,000
Average high school GPA: 2.9
Application deadline: Rolling, May 1 or until full
Most popular majors: Nursing, Biology, Business, Multimedia Communication, Education, Occupational Therapy

Wilmington University
New Castle
Type: Private
Undergraduate
enrollment:
9,282
Tuition: $10,670; Fees and supplies: $1,800
Athletics: Division II
Student/Faculty ratio: 14:1
Acceptance rate: 100%
Average SAT: NA
Average ACT: NA
Financial aid: NA
Average high school GPA: NA
Application deadline: Rolling
Most popular majors: NA

Arcadia University

Pennsylvania

Arcadia University
Glenside
Type: Private
Undergraduate
enrollment:
2,640
Tuition: $40,920
Room, board
and supplies:
$13,500
Ranking: 42 (Regional Universities, North)
Athletics: Division III
Student/Faculty ratio: 10:1
Acceptance rate: 59%
Average SAT: 1660
Average ACT: 25
Financial aid: $25,724
Average high school GPA: 3.63
Application deadline: Rolling
Most popular majors: Biology, Psychology, Business

Bryn Athyn College of the New Church
Bryn Athyn
Type: Private
Undergraduate enrollment: 273
Tuition: $19,353
Room, board and supplies: $11,202
Athletics: Division III
Student/Faculty ratio: 7:1
Acceptance rate: 42%
Average SAT: 1400
Average ACT: 20
Financial aid: $12,646
Average high
school GPA: 
3.10
Application deadline: Rolling
Most popular majors: Business, Education, History

Bryn Mawr College
Bryn Mawr
Type: Private
Undergraduate enrollment: 1,346
Tuition: $48,790
Room, board and supplies: $15,370
Ranking: 31 (National Liberal Arts Colleges)
Athletics: Division III
Student/Faculty ratio: 8:1
Acceptance rate: 39%
Average SAT: 2030
Average ACT: 30
Financial aid: $38,637
Average high school GPA: NA
Application deadline: Jan. 15
Most popular majors: Social Sciences, Psychology, Biology 

Cabrini University
Radnor
Type: Private
Undergraduate enrollment: 1,577
Tuition: $30,752
Room, board and supplies: $12,738
Ranking: 131 (Regional Universities, North)
Athletics: Division III
Student/Faculty ratio: 11:1
Acceptance rate: 72%
Average SAT: 960 (out of 1600)
Average ACT: NA
Financial aid: $7,022
Average high school GPA: 3.06
Application deadline: May 1
Most popular majors: Business, Education, Psychology

Chestnut Hill College
Philadelphia
Type: Private
Undergraduate enrollment: 1,443
Tuition: $34,130
Room, board and supplies: $10,300
Ranking: 137 (Regional Universities, North)
Athletics: Division II
Student/Faculty ratio: 9:1
Acceptance rate: 93%
Average SAT: 1400
Average ACT: 21
Financial aid: $18,091
Average high school GPA: 3.13
Application deadline: Rolling
Most popular majors: Public Administration and Social Services, Business, Management and Marketing, Homeland Security, Law Enforcement and Firefighting 

Cheyney University of Pennsylvania
Cheyney
Type: Public
Undergraduate enrollment: 711
In-State Tuition: $9,344
Out-of-State Tuition: $14,162
Room, board and supplies: $11,252
Athletics: Division II
Student/Faculty ratio: 15:1
Acceptance rate: 40%
Average SAT: NA
Average ACT: NA
Financial aid: NA
Average high school GPA: NA
Application deadline: Rolling
Most popular majors: NA

Delaware County Community College
Media
Type: Community college
Undergraduate enrollment: 13,198
In-state tuition: $6,600
Out-of-state tuition: $11,050; Fees and supplies: $3,450
Athletics: NCAA
Acceptance rate: 100%
Average SAT: NA
Average ACT: NA
Financial aid: NA
Average high school GPA: NA
Application deadline: Rolling
Most popular majors: Health Professions, Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities

Drexel University
Philadelphia
Type: Private
Undergraduate enrollment: 14,138
Tuition: $51,030
Room, board and supplies: $14,367
Ranking: 96 (National Universities)
Athletics: Division I
Student/Faculty ratio: 10:1
Acceptance rate: 75%
Average SAT: 1770
Average ACT: 28
Financial aid: $24,565
Average high school GPA: 3.56
Application deadline: Jan. 15
Most popular majors: Health Professions, Business, Management and Marketing, Engineering

Gwynedd Mercy University
Gwynedd Valley
Type: Private
Undergraduate enrollment: 2,000
Tuition: $32,480
Room, board and supplies: $11,300
Ranking: 137 (Regional Universities, North)
Athletics: Division III
Student/Faculty ratio: 10:1
Acceptance rate: 67%
Average SAT: 965 (out of 1600)
Average ACT: NA
Financial aid: $17,810
Average high school GPA: NA
Application deadline: Aug. 20
Most popular majors: Health Professions, Business, Management and Marketing, Education

Harcum College
Bryn Mawr
Type: Private
Undergraduate enrollment: 1,627
Tuition: $22,600
Room, board and supplies: $9,300
Athletics: NJCAA
Student/Faculty ratio: 15:1
Acceptance rate: 94%
Average SAT: NA
Average ACT: NA
Financial aid: NA
Average high school GPA: NA
Application deadline: Rolling
Most popular majors: Health Professions, Public Administration and Social Services, Education

Haverford College

Haverford College
Haverford
Type: Private
Undergraduate enrollment: 1,233
Tuition: $51,024
Room, board and supplies: $15,466
Ranking: 12 (National Liberal Arts Colleges)
Athletics: Division III
Student/Faculty ratio: 9:1
Acceptance rate: 25%
Average SAT: 2145
Average ACT: 33
Financial aid: $45,390
Average high school GPA: NA
Application deadline: Jan. 15
Most popular majors: Social Sciences, Physical Sciences, English Language and Literature 

Holy Family University
Philadelphia
Type: Private
Undergraduate enrollment: 2,045
Tuition: $29,750
Room, board and supplies: $13,576
Athletics: Division II
Student/Faculty ratio: 12:1
Acceptance rate: 74%
Average SAT: 1370
Average ACT: NA
Financial aid: $16,333
Average high school GPA: 3.09
Application deadline: Rolling
Most popular majors: Health Professions, Business, Management and Marketing, Education

Immaculata University
Immaculata
Type: Private
Undergraduate enrollment: 1,790
Tuition: $35,210
Room, board and supplies: $12,500
Ranking: 152 (National Universities) 
Athletics: Division III
Student/Faculty ratio: 9:1
Acceptance rate: 79%
Average SAT: 1460
Average ACT: 22
Financial aid: $3,645
Average high school GPA: 3.26
Application deadline: Rolling
Most popular majors: Health Professions, Business, Management and Marketing, Education

La Salle University
Philadelphia
Type: Private
Undergraduate enrollment: 3,947
Tuition: $41,100
Room, board and supplies: $14,690
Ranking: 35 (Regional Universities, North)
Athletics: Division I
Student/Faculty ratio: 12:1
Acceptance rate: 78%
Average SAT: 995 (out of 1600)
Average ACT: 21
Financial aid: $25,235
Average high school GPA: 3.35
Application deadline: Rolling
Most popular majors: Registered Nursing, Marketing, Health and Wellness 

Manor College
​Jenkintown
Type: Private
Undergraduate enrollment: 752
Tuition: $15,250
Room, board and supplies: NA
Athletics: NJCAA
Student/Faculty ratio: 9:1
Acceptance rate: 52%
Average SAT: NA
Average ACT: NA
Financial aid: $3,390
Average high school GPA: NA
Application deadline: Rolling
Most popular majors: NA

Montgomery County Community College
Blue Bell
Type: Community College
Undergraduate enrollment: 13,122
In-state tuition: $7,740
Out-of-state tuition: $11,610
Fees and supplies: $1,
Athletics: NJCAA
Student/Faculty ratio: 19:1
Acceptance rate: 100%
Average SAT: NA
Average ACT: NA
Financial aid: NA
Average high school GPA:NA
Application deadline: open admissions
Most popular majors: NA

Moore College of Art and Design
Philadelphia 
Type: Private
Undergraduate enrollment: 405
Tuition: $36,828
Room, board and supplies: $13,836
Student/Faculty ratio: 6:1
Acceptance rate: 56%
Average SAT: 975 (out of 1600)
Average ACT: 20
Financial aid: NA
Average high school GPA:3.20
Application deadline: rolling
Most popular majors: Fashion/Apparel Design, Fine/Studio Arts, Interior Design

Neumann University
Aston
Type: Private
Undergraduate enrollment: 2,403
Tuition: $25,580
Room, board and supplies: $12,158
Athletics: Division III
Student/Faculty ratio: 14:1
Acceptance rate: 91%
Average SAT: 1340
Average ACT: 19
Financial aid: $10,083
Average high school GPA:3.04
Application deadline: rolling
Most popular majors: Liberal Arts and Sciences, Registered Nursing, Psychology  

Philadelphia University
Philadelphia
Type: Private
Undergraduate enrollment: 2,798
Tuition: $37,800
Room, board and supplies: $12,570
Ranking: 60 (Regional Universities, North) 
Athletics: Division II
Student/Faculty ratio: 13:1
Acceptance rate: 64%
Average SAT: NA
Average ACT: NA
Financial aid: $21,974
Average high school GPA: NA
Application deadline: rolling
Most popular majors: Business, Management and Marketing, Health Professions, Visual and Performing Arts

Rosemont College
Rosemont
Type: Private
Undergraduate enrollment: 529
Tuition: $19,480
Room, board and supplies: $11,500
Ranking: 137 (Regional Universities, North) 
Athletics: Division III
Student/Faculty ratio: 10:1
Acceptance rate: 71%
Average SAT: 1350
Average ACT: 18
Financial aid: $25,806
Average high school GPA:3.30
Application deadline: rolling
Most popular majors: Business, Education, Biology 

St. Joseph’s University
Philadelphia
Type: Private
Undergraduate enrollment: 5,395
Tuition: $43,020
Room, board and supplies: $14,524
Ranking: 11 (Regional Universities, North) 
Athletics: Division I
Student/Faculty ratio: 13:1
Acceptance rate: 82%
Average SAT: 1705
Average ACT: 26
Financial aid: $20,872
Average high school GPA:3.52
Application deadline: Rolling
Most popular majors: Business, Management and Marketing, Social Sciences, Education

Swarthmore College
​Swarthmore
Type: Private
Undergraduate enrollment: 1,581
Tuition: $49,104
Room, board and supplies: $14,446
Ranking: 4 (National Liberal Arts Colleges) 
Athletics: Division III
Student/Faculty ratio: 8:1
Acceptance rate: 12%
Average SAT: 2170
Average ACT: 32
Financial aid: $44,256
Average high school GPA:NA
Application deadline: Jan. 1
Most popular majors: Social Sciences, Biological and Biomedical Sciences, Computer and Information Sciences

Temple University
Philadelphia 
Type: Public
Undergraduate enrollment: 28,609
In-state tuition: $15,688
Out-of-state tuition: $25,994
Room, board and supplies: $11,146
Ranking: 118 (National Universities) 
Athletics: Division I
Student/Faculty ratio: 14:1
Acceptance rate: 56%
Average SAT: 1710
Average ACT: 26
Financial aid: $6,812
Average high school GPA:3.51
Application deadline: March 1
Most popular majors: Business, Management and Marketing, Visual and Performing Arts, Parks, Recreation, Leisure and Fitness Studies

University of Pennsylvania
Philadelphia
Type: Private
Undergraduate enrollment: 9,726
Tuition: $51,464
Room, board and supplies: $14,536
Ranking: 8 (National Universities) 
Athletics: Division I
Student/Faculty ratio: 6:1
Acceptance rate: 10%
Average SAT: 2200
Average ACT: 33
Financial aid: $41,598
Average high school GPA:3.93
Application deadline: Jan. 5

Most popular majors: Finance, Registered Nursing, Economics 

University of the Arts
Philadelphia
Type: Private
Undergraduate enrollment: 1,712
Tuition: $41,464
Room, board and supplies: $15,120
Athletics: Intramural
Student/Faculty ratio: 8:1
Acceptance rate: 74%
Average SAT: 1510
Average ACT: 22
Financial aid: $21,365
Average high school GPA:NA
Application deadline: Rolling
Most popular majors: Graphic Design, Film/Video and Photographic Arts

University of the Sciences
Philadelphia 
Type: Private
Undergraduate enrollment: 2,246
Tuition: $38,850
Room, board and supplies: $15,188
Athletics: Division II
Student/Faculty ratio: 9:1
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, Parks, Recreation, Leisure and Fitness Studies

Ursinus College
Collegeville
Type: Private
Undergraduate enrollment: 1,643
Tuition: $49,370
Room, board and supplies: $12,320
Ranking: 95 (National Liberal Arts Colleges) 
Athletics: Division III
Student/Faculty ratio: 12:1
Acceptance rate: 83%
Average SAT: 1700
Average ACT: 27
Financial aid: $30,571
Average high school GPA: 3.19
Application deadline: Rolling
Most popular majors: Economics, Biological and Biomedical Sciences, Psychology 

Villanova University 
Villanova
Type: Private
Undergraduate enrollment: 6,994
Tuition: $49,280
Room, board and supplies: $13,066
Ranking: 50 (National Universities) 
Athletics: Division I
Student/Faculty ratio: 12:1
Acceptance rate: 48%
Average SAT: 1940
Average ACT: 31
Financial aid: $30,020
Average high school GPA:3.99
Application deadline: Jan. 15
Most popular majors: Business, Management and Marketing, Engineering, Health Professions 

West Chester University of Pennsylvania
West Chester
Type: Public 
Undergraduate enrollment: 14,221
In-state tuition: $9,462
Out-of-state tuition: $20,280
Room, board and supplies: $12,780
Ranking: 61 (Regional Universities, North) 
Athletics: Division II
Student/Faculty ratio: 19:1
Acceptance rate: 59%
Average SAT: 1590
Average ACT: 24
Financial aid: $5,588
Average high school GPA:3.49
Application deadline: Rolling
Most popular majors: Business, Management and Marketing, Health Professions, Education 

Widener University
Chester
Type: Private
Undergraduate enrollment: 3,554
Tuition: $42,870
Room, board and supplies: $13,616
Ranking: 183 (National Universities)  
Athletics: Division III
Student/Faculty ratio: 12:1
Acceptance rate: 68%
Average SAT: 1025 (out of 1600)
Average ACT: 23
Financial aid: $25,850
Average high school GPA:3.45
Application deadline: rolling
Most popular majors: Health Professions, Business, Management and Marketing, Education

Williamson College of the Trades
Media
Type: Men’s Junior College
Undergraduate enrollment: 270
Tuition: NA
Room, board and supplies: NA 
Athletics: NJCAA
Student/Faculty ratio: 13:1
Acceptance rate: 26%
Average SAT: NA
Average ACT: NA
Financial aid: NA
Average high school GPA: 2.50
Application deadline: Feb. 28
Most popular majors: Construction Technology, Horticulture, Landscaping and Turf Management, Machine Tool Technology 

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

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