Affording DelVal/Scholarships

Delaware Valley University is committed to making an outstanding education affordable and accessible. We make financial aid for our students a priority. This year, 99 percent of DelVal students are receiving some form of financial assistance, by way of merit scholarships, need-based grants, work-study and loans.

Undergraduate Tuition and Fees Frozen for 2020-2021 Academic Year

We know that the COVID-19 pandemic has disrupted our lives and created economic hardships for many of you and your families.

With our commitment to affordable education, we have decided that there will be no increase in undergraduate tuition and fees for the coming academic year. To find out more about the affordable net cost of a DelVal education, please contact our Office of Admission at

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Average net cost for freshmen in 2020-21

Merit Scholarships for the 2020-2021 Academic Year

All students who are offered admission to DelVal are considered for a merit scholarship which is awarded by the Office of Admission. Our scholarships are awarded based upon a many factors, including your weighted high school grade point average, high school curriculum, standardized test scores and an essay. Regardless of whether you think you will be awarded aid, we recommend that you submit a FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Student Aid) to be eligible for all aid consideration.

*The scholarship stays the same every year, as long as you maintain a specific GPA at DelVal (varies based on scholarship).

Students must enroll at Delaware Valley University as a full-time undergraduate student to be eligible for the merit scholarships listed below.

Presidential Scholarship $25,000

Faculty Scholarship $23,000

Trustee Scholarship $22,000

Challenge Grant $17,000

Heritage Award $14,000

*The scholarship stays the same every year, as long as you maintain a specific GPA at DelVal (varies based on scholarship).

All transfer students who are accepted as full-time undergraduate transfer students at DelVal are awarded a scholarship. Your GPA is cumulative of all colleges you have attended. 

GPA 3.5+  $21,000 Presidential Scholarship

GPA 3.00 - 3.49  $19,000 Faculty Scholarship

GPA 2.50 - 2.99  $17,000 Trustee Scholarship

GPA 2.00-2.49  $15,000 Challenge Grant

Members of the Phi Theta Kappa (PTK) Honor Society receive an additional $1,000

**The scholarship stays the same ever year, as long as you maintain a specific GPA at DelVal (varies based on scholarship)

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Net Cost Calculator

The Delaware Valley University Net Price Calculator is designed to help you estimate your financial aid availability and options for DelVal.

Average costs for new, first-year, full-time, undergraduate students
2019-20 academic year

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For more information, or if you have a specific question, please call 1.800.2.DELVAL or 215.489.2272 or email

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