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.

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Average scholarship and grant amount awarded to freshmen in 2022-23

Merit Scholarships for the 2022-2023 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. Merit scholarships are applicable to tuition and fees only. 

Presidential Scholarship $27,000

Faculty Scholarship $24,000

Trustee Scholarship $22,000

Challenge Grant $18,000

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. Merit scholarships are applicable to tuition and fees only.

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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Scholarship Universe

Scholarship Universe, is a matching system that maximizes scholarship opportunities for students. It allows you to create an academic profile that enables you to connect with various internal and external scholarship opportunities. If a student is selected as a scholarship recipient, they will be notified via email at their Delaware Valley University email account. Answering additional questions in the Scholarship Universe Portal will help match you to other available scholarships.


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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 cost for new, first-year, full-time, undergraduate students
2022-23 academic year

Total Cost*: $59,770

Average Financial Aid: $30,000

Average Net Cost: $25,142
* Total cost for tuition, room and board for freshmen fall 2022/spring 2023

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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