2018 Spring College Guide

A Complete Guide to Local Colleges and Universities

From tuition costs to application deadlines, here’s a comprehensive guide to the region’s schools.



 

​Ranking information based on U.S. News & World Report's annual education rankings.

DELAWARE

Delaware College of Art and Design

Location: Wilmington
Type: Private
Undergraduate enrollment: 196
Tuition: $25,710
Room, board and supplies: $12,450
Student-faculty ratio: 11:1
Acceptance rate: 58%
Average SAT Reading: Not reported
Average SAT Math: Not reported
Average SAT Writing: Not reported
Average ACT: Not reported
Financial aid: $5,763
Average high school GPA: Not reported
Application deadline: March 15

 

Delaware State University

Locations: Dover, Georgetown, Wilmington
Type: Public
Undergraduate enrollment: 3,993
In-state tuition: $7,868
Out-of-state tuition: $16,904
Room, board and supplies: $11,054
Ranking: 130 (Regional Universities North)*
Athletics: Division I
Student-faculty ratio: 16:1
Acceptance rate: 41%
Average SAT Reading: Not reported
Average SAT Math: Not reported
Average SAT Writing: Not reported
Average ACT: Not reported
Financial aid: $5,250
Average high school GPA: 3.08
Application deadline: Rolling

 

Delaware Technical Community College

Locations: Dover, Georgetown, Stanton, Wilmington
Type: Community college
Undergraduate enrollment: Varies by campus
In-state tuition: Varies by course load
Out-of-state tuition: Varies by course load
Athletics: NJCAA
Student-faculty ratio: 14:1
Acceptance rate: N/A
Average SAT Reading: Not reported
Average SAT Math: Not reported
Average SAT Writing: Not reported
Average ACT: N/A
Financial aid: Not reported
Average high school GPA: N/A
Application deadline: Open door

 

Goldey-Beacom College

Location: Wilmington
Type: Private
Undergraduate enrollment: 2,000
Tuition: $23,400
Room, board and supplies: $7,699
Athletics: Division II
Student-faculty ratio: Not reported
Acceptance rate: Not reported
Average SAT Reading: Not reported
Average SAT Math: Not reported
Average SAT Writing: Not reported
Average ACT: Not reported
Financial aid: Not reported
Average high school GPA: Not reported
Application deadline: Rolling

University of Delaware

Location: Newark
Type: Private with public funding
Undergraduate enrollment: 18,374
In-state tuition: $12,830
Out-of-state tuition: $32,250
Room, board and supplies: $12,068
Ranking: 81 (National Universities)*
Athletics: Division I
Student-faculty ratio: 15:1
Acceptance rate: 65%
Average SAT Reading: 540-650
Average SAT Math: 550-650
Average SAT Writing: 540-640
Average ACT: 23-29
Financial aid: $9,280
Average high school GPA: 3.71
Application deadline: Jan. 15

 

Wesley College

Location: Dover
Type: Private
Undergraduate enrollment: 1,345
Tuition: $25,646
Room, board and supplies: $11,244
Athletics: Division III
Student-faculty ratio: 15:1
Acceptance rate: 60%
Average SAT Reading: Not reported
Average SAT Math: Not reported
Average SAT Writing: Not reported
Average ACT: Not reported
Financial aid: Not reported
Average high school GPA: Not reported
Application deadline: April 30

 

Wilmington University

Location: New Castle
Type: Private
Undergraduate enrollment: 8,873
Tuition: $10,940
Athletics: Division II
Student-faculty ratio: 13:1
Acceptance rate: 100%
Average SAT Reading: Not reported
Average SAT Math: Not reported
Average SAT Writing: Not reported
Average ACT: Not reported
Financial aid: Not reported
Average high school GPA: Not reported
Application deadline: Rolling

 

PENNSYLVANIA

Arcadia University

Arcadia University

Location: Glenside
Type: Private
Undergraduate enrollment: 2,473
Tuition: $42,330
Room, board and supplies: $13,660
Ranking: 48 (Regional Universities North)*
Athletics: Division III
Student-faculty ratio: 10:1
Acceptance rate: 63%
Average SAT Reading: 510-600
Average SAT Math: 510-600
Average SAT Writing: 500-600
Average ACT: 22-27
Financial aid: $26,516
Average high school GPA: 3.63
Application deadline: Rolling

 

Bryn Athyn College of the New Church

Location: Bryn Athyn
Type: Private
Undergraduate enrollment: 295
Tuition: $21,071
Room, board and supplies: $11,538
Athletics: Division III
Student-faculty ratio: 7:1
Acceptance rate: 42%
Average SAT Reading: 390-555
Average SAT Math: 395-550
Average SAT Writing: 390-530
Average ACT: 17.5-23
Financial aid: $12,072
Average high school GPA: 3.10
Application deadline: Rolling

Bryn Mawr College

Bryn Mawr College

Location: Bryn Mawr
Type: Private
Undergraduate enrollment: 1,381
Tuition: $50,500
Room, board and supplies: $15,910
Ranking: 32 (National Liberal Arts Colleges)*
Athletics: Division III
Student-faculty ratio: 8:1
Acceptance rate: 40%
Average SAT Reading: 670-750
Average SAT Math: 630-750
Average SAT Writing: 630-720
Average ACT: 28-32
Financial aid: $40,315
Average high school GPA: Not reported
Application deadline: Jan. 15

 

Cabrini University

Location: Radnor
Type: Private
Undergraduate enrollment: 1,650
Tuition: $31,350
Room, board and supplies: $12,340
Ranking: 120 (Regional Universities North)*
Athletics: Division III
Student-faculty ratio: 13:1
Acceptance rate: 94%
Average SAT Reading: 440-530
Average SAT Math: 430-520
Average SAT Writing: Not reported
Average ACT: Not reported
Financial aid: $7,627
Average high school GPA: 3.06
Application deadline: Rolling

 

Chestnut Hill College

Location: Philadelphia
Type: Private
Undergraduate enrollment: 1,369
Tuition: $35,180
Room, board and supplies: $10,400
Ranking: 137 (Regional Universities North)*
Athletics: Division II
Student-faculty ratio: 10:1
Acceptance rate: 94%
Average SAT Reading: 420-540
Average SAT Math: 420-530
Average SAT Writing: 410-520
Average ACT: 17-21
Financial aid: $19,979
Average high school GPA: 3.21
Application deadline: Rolling

 

Cheyney University of Pennsylvania

Location: Cheyney
Type: Public
Undergraduate enrollment: 709
In-state tuition: $11,356
Out-of-state tuition: $17,452
Room, board and supplies: $11,852
Athletics: Division II
Student-faculty ratio: 15:1
Acceptance rate: 46%
Average SAT Reading: Not reported
Average SAT Math: Not reported
Average SAT Writing: Not reported
Average ACT: Not reported
Financial aid: Not reported
Average high school GPA: Not reported
Application deadline: Rolling

 

Delaware County Community College

Location: Media
Type: Community college
Undergraduate enrollment: 13,198
In-state tuition: Varies by credits
Out-of-state tuition: Varies by credits
Fees and supplies: $3,450
Athletics: NJCAA
Acceptance rate: 100%
Average SAT Reading: Not reported
Average SAT Math: Not reported
Average SAT Writing: Not reported
Average ACT: N/A
Financial aid: Not reported
Average high school GPA: N/A
Application deadline: Rolling

Drexel University

Drexel University

Location: Philadelphia
Type: Private
Undergraduate enrollment: 13,251
Tuition: $52,002
Room, board and supplies: $14,367
Ranking: 94 (National Universities)*
Athletics: Division I
Student-faculty ratio: 10:1
Acceptance rate: 75%
Average SAT Reading: 580-680
Average SAT Math: 580-700
Average SAT Writing: Not reported
Average ACT: 25-30
Financial aid: $26,121
Average high school GPA: 3.56
Application deadline: Jan. 15

 

Gwynedd Mercy University

Location: Gwynedd Valley
Type: Private
Undergraduate enrollment: 2,035
Tuition: $33,520
Room, board and supplies: $11,630
Athletics: Division III
Student-faculty ratio: 11:1
Acceptance rate: 91%
Average SAT Reading: 420-510
Average SAT Math: 420-520
Average SAT Writing: 410-500
Average ACT: 16-23
Financial aid: $18,273
Average high school GPA: 3.28
Application deadline: Aug. 20

 

Harcum College

Location: Bryn Mawr
Type: Private
Undergraduate enrollment: 1,627
Tuition: $23,500
Room, board and supplies: $9,600
Athletics: NJCAA
Student-faculty ratio: 15:1
Acceptance rate: 94%
Average SAT Reading: Not reported
Average SAT Math: Not reported
Average SAT Writing: Not reported
Average ACT: Not reported
Financial aid: Not reported
Average high school GPA: Not reported
Application deadline: Rolling

 

Haverford College

Location: Haverford
Type: Private
Undergraduate enrollment: 1,268
Tuition: $52,754
Room, board and supplies: $15,958
Ranking: 18 (National Liberal Arts Colleges)*
Athletics: Division III
Student-faculty ratio: 9:1
Acceptance rate: 21%
Average SAT Reading: 700-770
Average SAT Math: 690-780
Average SAT Writing: 660-760
Average ACT: 31-34
Financial aid: $46,009
Average high school GPA: Not reported
Application deadline: Jan. 15

 

Holy Family University

Location: Philadelphia
Type: Private
Undergraduate enrollment: 1,950
Tuition: $30,346
Room, board and supplies: $13,576
Athletics: Division II
Student-faculty ratio: 13:1
Acceptance rate: 68%
Average SAT Reading: 420-510
Average SAT Math: 410-520
Average SAT Writing: 410-500
Average ACT: Not reported
Financial aid: $14,458
Average high school GPA: 3.13
Application deadline: Rolling

Immaculata University

Immaculata University 

Location: Immaculata
Type: Private
Undergraduate enrollment: 1,555
Tuition: $27,350
Room, board and supplies: $12,620
Ranking: 165 (National Universities)*
Athletics: Division III
Student-faculty ratio: 8:1
Acceptance rate: 82%
Average SAT Reading: 440-550
Average SAT Math: 420-530
Average SAT Writing: 440-550
Average ACT: 18-23
Financial aid: Not reported
Average high school GPA: 3.27
Application deadline: Rolling

 

La Salle University

Location: Philadelphia
Type: Private
Undergraduate enrollment: 3,652
Tuition: $29,500
Room, board and supplies: $14,636
Ranking: 34 (Regional Universities North)*
Athletics: Division I
Student-faculty ratio: 11:1
Acceptance rate: 77%
Average SAT Reading: 440-540
Average SAT Math: 430-540
Average SAT Writing: Not reported
Average ACT: 19-25
Financial aid: $25,410
Average high school GPA: 3.32
Application deadline: Rolling

 

Manor College

Location: Jenkintown
Type: Private
Undergraduate enrollment: 858
Tuition: $16,429
Room, board and supplies: Not reported
Athletics: NJCAA
Student-faculty ratio: 9:1
Acceptance rate: 52%
Average SAT Reading: Not reported
Average SAT Math: Not reported
Average SAT Writing: Not reported
Average ACT: Not reported
Financial aid: $3,390
Average high school GPA: Not reported
Application deadline: Rolling

 

Montgomery County Community College

Location: Blue Bell
Type: Community college
Undergraduate enrollment: 13,122
In-state tuition: Varies by credits
Out-of-state tuition: Varies by credits
Fees and supplies: $1,470
Athletics: NJCAA
Student-faculty ratio: 20:1
Acceptance rate: 100%
Average SAT Reading: Not reported
Average SAT Math: Not reported
Average SAT Writing: Not reported
Average ACT: N/A
Financial aid: Not reported
Average high school GPA: N/A
Application deadline: Open admissions

 

Moore College of Art & Design

Location: Philadelphia
Type: Private
Undergraduate enrollment: 405
Tuition: $38,301
Room, board and supplies: $14,389
Student-faculty ratio: 6:1
Acceptance rate: 56%
Average SAT Reading: 450-560
Average SAT Math: 420-520
Average SAT Writing: Not reported
Average ACT: 17-22
Financial aid: Not reported
Average high school GPA: 3.20
Application deadline: Rolling

 

Neumann University

Location: Aston
Type: Private
Undergraduate enrollment: 2,278
Tuition: $30,050
Room, board and supplies: $12,520
Athletics: Division III
Student-faculty ratio: 14:1
Acceptance rate: 94%
Average SAT Reading: 400-490
Average SAT Math: 400-490
Average SAT Writing: 390-480
Average ACT: 17-19
Financial aid: $7,460
Average high school GPA: 3.10
Application deadline: Rolling

 

Philadelphia University

Location: Philadelphia
Type: Private
Undergraduate enrollment: 2,681
Tuition: $39,130
Room, board and supplies: $13,005
Ranking: 64 (Regional Universities North)*
Athletics: Division II
Student-faculty ratio: 13:1
Acceptance rate: 61%
Average SAT Reading: 480-580
Average SAT Math: 490-600
Average SAT Writing: 470-580
Average ACT: 20-26
Financial aid: $23,340
Average high school GPA: 3.53
Application deadline: Rolling

 

Rosemont College

Location: Rosemont
Type: Private
Undergraduate enrollment: 646
Tuition: $19,486
Room, board and supplies: $11,960
Athletics: Division III
Student-faculty ratio: 12:1
Acceptance rate: 69%
Average SAT Reading: 400-520
Average SAT Math: 380-505
Average SAT Writing: 390-505
Average ACT: 15-20
Financial aid: Not reported
Average high school GPA: 3.30
Application deadline: Aug. 11

 

Saint Joseph’s University

Location: Philadelphia
Type: Private
Undergraduate enrollment: 5,377
Tuition: $43,880
Room, board and supplies: $14,840
Ranking: 11 (Regional Universities North)*
Athletics: Division I
Student-faculty ratio: 13:1
Acceptance rate: 78%
Average SAT Reading: Not reported
Average SAT Math: Not reported
Average SAT Writing: Not reported
Average ACT: Not reported
Financial aid: $22,112
Average high school GPA: Not reported
Application deadline: Rolling

Swarthmore College

Swarthmore College

Location: Swarthmore
Type: Private
Undergraduate enrollment: 1,543
Tuition: $50,822
Room, board and supplies: $14,952
Ranking: 3 (National Liberal Arts Colleges)*
Athletics: Division III
Student-faculty ratio: 8:1
Acceptance rate: 13%
Average SAT Reading: 645-760
Average SAT Math: 660-770
Average SAT Writing: Not reported
Average ACT: 30-34
Financial aid: $45,536
Average high school GPA: Not reported
Application deadline: Jan. 1

 

Temple University

Location: Philadelphia
Type: Public
Undergraduate enrollment: 29,275
In-state tuition: $16,274
Out-of-state tuition: $27,266
Room, board and supplies: $11,478
Ranking: 115 (National Universities)*
Athletics: Division I
Student-faculty ratio: 15:1
Acceptance rate: 52%
Average SAT Reading: 570-680
Average SAT Math: 560-670
Average SAT Writing: 510-620
Average ACT: 24-30
Financial aid: $6,721
Average high school GPA: 3.56
Application deadline: March 1

 

University of Pennsylvania

Location: Philadelphia
Type: Private
Undergraduate enrollment: 10,019
Tuition: $53,534
Room, board and supplies: $15,066
Ranking: 8 (National Universities)*
Athletics: Division I
Student-faculty ratio: 6:1
Acceptance rate: 9%
Average SAT Reading: 720-780
Average SAT Math: 730-800
Average SAT Writing: 690-780
Average ACT: 32-35
Financial aid: $43,899
Average high school GPA: 3.91
Application deadline: Jan. 5

 

University of the Arts

Location: Philadelphia
Type: Private
Undergraduate enrollment: 1,723
Tuition: $43,100
Room, board and supplies: $15,710
Athletics: Intramural
Student-faculty ratio: 8:1
Acceptance rate: 77%
Average SAT Reading: 450-580
Average SAT Math: 440-550
Average SAT Writing: 440-560
Average ACT: 18-25
Financial aid: Not reported
Average high school GPA: Not reported
Application deadline: Rolling

 

University of the Sciences

Location: Philadelphia
Type: Private
Undergraduate enrollment: 2,094
Tuition: $39,994
Room, board and supplies: $15,738
Athletics: Division II
Student-faculty ratio: 9:1
Acceptance rate: 60%
Average SAT Reading: 520-590
Average SAT Math: 550-650
Average SAT Writing: 520-610
Average ACT: 22-27
Financial aid: $8,332
Average high school GPA: 3.60
Application deadline: Aug. 15

Ursinus College

Ursinus College

Location: Collegeville
Type: Private
Undergraduate enrollment: 1,556
Tuition: $50,360
Room, board and supplies: $12,560
Ranking: 93 (National Liberal Arts Colleges)*
Athletics: Division III
Student-faculty ratio: 11:1
Acceptance rate: 82%
Average SAT Reading: 570-680
Average SAT Math: 550-670
Average SAT Writing: 520-610
Average ACT: 22-29
Financial aid: $34,028
Average high school GPA: 3.21
Application deadline: Rolling

Villanova University

Villanova University

Location: Villanova
Type: Private
Undergraduate enrollment: 6,999
Tuition: $51,434
Room, board and supplies: $13,520
Ranking: 46 (National Universities)*
Athletics: Division I
Student-faculty ratio: 12:1
Acceptance rate: 44%
Average SAT Reading: 660-730
Average SAT Math: 640-750
Average SAT Writing: 600-700
Average ACT: 30-32
Financial aid: $30,497
Average high school GPA: 4.02
Application deadline: Jan. 15

 

West Chester University

Location: West Chester
Type: Public
Undergraduate enrollment: 14,398
In-state tuition: $10,064
Out-of-state tuition: $21,302
Room, board and supplies: $8,350
Ranking: 64 (Regional Universities North)*
Athletics: Division II
Student-faculty ratio: 19:1
Acceptance rate: 64%
Average SAT Reading: 480-570
Average SAT Math: 490-580
Average SAT Writing: 460-560
Average ACT: 21-25
Financial aid: $5,570
Average high school GPA: 3.44
Application deadline: Rolling

 

Widener University

Location: Chester
Type: Private
Undergraduate enrollment: 3,591
Tuition: $44,166
Room, board and supplies: $14,024
Ranking: 192 (National Universities)*
Athletics: Division III
Student-faculty ratio: 13:1
Acceptance rate: 70%
Average SAT Reading: 460-550
Average SAT Math: 470-570
Average SAT Writing: Not reported
Average ACT: 21-25
Financial aid: $26,700
Average high school GPA: 3.45
Application deadline: Rolling

 

Williamson College of the Trades

Location: Media
Type: Men’s junior college
Undergraduate enrollment: 270
Tuition: Varies by credits
Room, board and supplies: Not reported
Athletics: NJCAA
Student-faculty ratio: 13:1
Acceptance rate: 26%
Average SAT Reading: Not reported
Average SAT Math: Not reported
Average SAT Writing: Not reported
Average ACT: N/A
Financial aid: Not reported
Average high school GPA: 2.50
Application deadline: Feb. 28

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