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There’s power
when we

Learn with openness. Embrace every opportunity. Live with compassion.

What do you want to study?

The DeSales Difference

Student Centered

“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

84% 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


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

Top 100

Regional Universities North

– U.S. News & World Report

Top 50

Best Colleges for Veterans

– U.S. News & World Report


Best Value Schools

– U.S. News & World Report


Top Performer on Social Mobility

– U.S. News & World Report

Happening on Campus

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00:00 Potential — it defines our future. But while potential is something to
00:05 reach for, the truth is that it's always within us. We must only focus the light
00:11 to find the possibilities inside. No matter what you do in life, you have the
00:17 potential to do it, and do it well. Discover what's inside of you at DeSales University.
00:24 Be who you are and be that well.

Upcoming Events

Oct 02
Special Olympics Eastern Fall Sectionals
DeSales University Billera 8:00AM
Oct 03
Post Traumatic Purpose, Hosted by MCJ
DeSales University Center (DUC) 6:00PM
Oct 14
Homecoming & Family Weekend 2022
DeSales University Center (DUC) All Day
Oct 15
Homecoming & Family Weekend 2022
DeSales University Center (DUC) All Day
Oct 27

“Be who you are and be that well.”

– St. Francis de Sales