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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.


Best Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) Programs

– U.S. News & World Report


Best for Vets: Colleges

– Military Times


Best Online Bachelor's Programs

– U.S. News & World Report

Top 3

Best Four-Year College/University

– Lehigh Valley Business

Upcoming Events

Feb 15
Mar 11
A Night for DeSales
DeSales University Center (DUC) 5:00PM
May 05
Hearts on Fire
All Day

“Be who you are and be that well.”

– St. Francis de Sales