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Potential. It defines our future. But while our full potential is something to reach for, the truth is that it is always within us — we must only focus the light to find the possibilities inside. At DeSales, we'll teach you how to focus the light and prepare you, to quote our patron saint, to "be who you are and be that well."

Potential. It defines our future. But while our full potential is something to reach for, the truth is that it is always within us — we must only focus the light to find the possibilities inside. At DeSales, we'll teach you how to focus the light and prepare you, to quote our patron saint, to "be who you are and be that well."

With over 40 majors, a flexible adult degree program, and nearly a dozen graduate programs, DeSales has plenty of options for career paths. DeSales really is a different kind of college experience. There's a positive vibe here that's difficult to describe, but easy to appreciate. Thanks to our Salesian identity, the campus is infused with a positive, upbeat attitude and a belief that we all have what we need to succeed is already within us. It's a place where we encourage and prepare you, to quote our patron saint, "To be who you are and be that well." No matter what you do — or want to do — in life, you have the potential to do it and do it well. Discover what is inside of you at DeSales University. #BeThatWell

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The DeSales Difference

Student Centered

13:1 STUDENT-FACULTY RATIO
“They know students well, and [students] are given more personal attention by advisors. They aren’t just a number.”
- DeSales Parent (From a Facebook review)

Academically Strong

86% Faculty with Highest Degree in Their Field
“[DeSales is] really focused on individual students and the connection with professors.”
- Gunnar Anderson ’21, Criminal Justice

Ethically Minded

24,000+ Community Service Hours Each Year
“Service gives you the opportunity to be a part of something much larger than yourself.”
- Sunny Greenberg '19, Forensic Psychology

Career Focused

95% Success Rate After Graduation
"When an NFL player asks you to work for him straight out of college, you don't say no."
- Jaclyn Silvestri '16, executive assistant to Rashad Jennings

Convenient

Close to New York and Philadelphia
Centrally located in Pennsylvania’s Lehigh Valley—a short drive from the Philadelphia and New York metro areas.

“Be who you are and be that well.”

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