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DeSales Facts & Figures

“This University is not only incredibly beautiful and perfectly located, but it also houses a top of the line teaching staff, and various top-rate academics.”

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#73
in Regional Universities North (tie)

U.S. News & World Report

#49
in Best Colleges for Veterans (tie)

U.S. News & World Report

#39
in Best Value Schools

U.S. News & World Report

#124
in Top Performers on Social Mobility (tie)

U.S. News & World Report

Graduate Program Rankings

DeSales is the only Lehigh Valley university or college to rank in the U.S. News & World Report for Best Online Master’s in Criminal Justice Programs, Best Online Graduate Computer Information Technology Programs, and Best Online MBA Programs for Veterans categories.

  • The MCJ program ranks 27th in Best Online Master’s in Criminal Justice Programs. 
  • The MSIS program comes in at number 65-85 in Best Online Graduate Computer Information Technology Programs, which assesses online master's degrees in computer science, computer engineering, software engineering, information systems, and information technology. 
  • The MBA program ranks 159th in Best Online MBA Programs and 94th in Best Online MBA Programs for Veterans. 
  • The MSN program, which offers online specialty tracks and dual degrees, sits at number 135-179 in Best Online Master’s in Nursing Programs. 
  • The Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) program came in at number 126-163 in Best Nursing Schools: Doctor of Nursing Practice.
  • The MSN program ranked at number 152 in Best Nursing Schools: Master's.

See all of DeSales University’s U.S. News & World Report rankings