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DeSales (Virtual) Open House

Welcome to DeSales! While we really wish we could all be gathered together in person at our beautiful Center Valley Campus, we're still really excited to meet you and help you learn what it's like to be a Bulldog.

11 am • Live Student Panel

Welcome back from your academic presentation! Now please join our live student panel to learn more about what it's like to live, study, and play here at DeSales.
Click here to join the Intro and Live Student Q&A Panel
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Have questions? Get live answers.

Have questions about the admissions process? We know how stressful it can be. Our staff is standing by and ready to help you navigate the process so you can make the best college choice for you.
Financial Aid
Don't let the financial aid process overwhelm you. The Office of Finaicial Aid is here to assist. We will help you understand the process but we'll also identify and maximize everything you qualify for.
Transfer Students
Have questions about transferring in from another school? Our transfer counselors are here to answer your questions about transfer credits, the admissions process, and more.
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Sunday Mass - Streaming from Connelly Chapel

Please join the DeSales community for Mass in Connelly Chapel. Mass begins at at 8:30 am — it will stream live and then will remain on-demand for your convenience.
Watch Sunday Mass

Major Exploration  

Open house part two is all about YOU. Please select your academic major below to learn more about your future career paths.

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Eleven different business majors including Sport Management, plus a unique 4.5 year MBA option and a Data Analytics track
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Teaching degrees in Early Childhood Elementary, Secondary, and Special Education.
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Healthcare & Nursing
Nursing, Physician Assistant, Physical Therapy, and Sport and Exercise Physiology programs.
A variety of History, English, Spanish, Theology, Marriage & Family, and Communication degrees
Performing Arts
Whether your passion is Theatre, Dance, or TV Film, our Division of Performing Arts will help you achieve your artistic goals.
Data Analytics and Applied Artificial Intelligence
Sciences, Mathematics, Computer Science
Pre-professional degrees, plus our computer science tracks in game programming and digital art.
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Social Sciences
Criminal Justice, Psychology, Homeland Security, and more. We also offer a 5 year Master of Criminal Justice option for qualified students.
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Undeclared / Exploratory Studies
Not sure about your major? Learn how our program can help you decide while earning credits toward your degree.
DeSales University is close to Philadelphia, New York and DC.

Like what you see online? Schedule a campus visit!

We'll do our best to give you a sense of what it might be like to live, study and play as a DeSales University student. But we hope you'll soon experience it for yourself!
Schedule a Campus Visit

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Discover Life on Campus

Athletics — Scott Coval, Director of Athletics/Men's Basketball Coach
Campus Ministry — Fr. Dan Lannen, University Chaplain and the Center for Faith & Justice
Community Service and Advocacy — Jaime Gerhart, Director of Community Service and Advocacy
COVID-19 Update - Dr. Jerry Joyce, Executive Vice President
Diversity, Equity & Inclusion — Scott Blair, Associate Vice President of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion
Data Analytics / Applied AI — Dr. Brennan Pursell, Professor & Director of the Applied AI Program
ROTC — Steel Battalion Army
Student Life — Nick Luchko, Assistant Dean of Students for Engagement & Leadership
Study Abroad & International Learning — Brian MacDonald, Director of International Learning

How will DeSales help transform my classes into a career?


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Campus Tour

It's at this point in the day where normally we'd walk you around our gorgeous campus. For now, we'll try our best to give you a sense of what it's like here. As you watch this Virtual Tour, please try to imagine yourself walking along as Brendan Graham points out some campus highlights. 

DeSales really is different. There’s a positive spirit and vibe here that’s difficult to describe, but easy to appreciate.

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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

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


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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