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College Guide 2015: College Cheat Sheet

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Delaware:


GOLDEY-BEACOM COLLEGE
Wilmington, Del.

Undergraduates: 5,374

Tuition: $22,500

Room/board/supplies: $6,605

Ranking: NA

Athletics: Division II

Most popular majors: business/marketing (92%), psychology (5%)

Student/faculty ratio: NA


DELAWARE STATE UNIVERSITY
Dover, Del.
Undergraduates: 3,892
Median SAT: 1290
Median ACT: 18
Tuition: $7,336 (in state),  $15,692 (out of state)
Room/board/supplies: $12,320
Ranking: 135th among northern regional universities
Acceptance rate: 45%
Average financial aid: $10,384
Athletics: Division I
Most popular majors: business/marketing (12%), communications/journalism (11%), health professions (11%)
Student/faculty ratio: NA


UNIVERSITY OF DELAWARE
Newark, Del. (main campus)
Undergraduates: 17,629
Median SAT: 1630-1940
Median ACT: 24-29
Tuition: $12,342 (in state),  $30,692 (out of state)
Room/board/supplies: $12,668
Ranking: 76th among national universities
Acceptance rate: 63%
Average financial aid: $15,928
Athletics: Division I
Most popular majors: business/marketing (20%), social sciences (12%), health professions (9%)
Student/faculty ratio: 15:1


WESLEY COLLEGE
Dover, Del.
Undergraduates: 1,600
Median SAT: 1130-1430
Median ACT: 16-21
Tuition: $24,100
Room/board/supplies: $12,890
Ranking: NA
Acceptance rate: 63%
Average financial aid: NA
Athletics: Division III
Most popular majors: business/marketing (28%), health professions (17%), education (11%)
Student/faculty ratio: NA


WILMINGTON UNIVERSITY
New Castle, Del.
Undergraduates: 8,886
Tuition: $10,190
Room/board/supplies: $1,000
Ranking: NA
Acceptance rate: 99%
Athletics: Division II
Most popular majors: business/marketing (29%), liberal arts (18%), education (13%)
Student/faculty ratio: 12: 1


DELAWARE TECHNICAL COMMUNITY COLLEGE
With locations in Georgetown, Newark, Dover and Wilmington, the Delaware Tech community college system serves more than 20,000 students. Education, health and sciences, and public service are offered on all campuses. Students can also take courses in culinary arts, computer technology, and energy and engineering. About two-thirds of the campus is female.

Pennsylvania:


ARCADIA UNIVERSITY
Glenside, Pa.
Undergraduates: 2,453
Median SAT: 1490-1770 
Median ACT: 22-27
Tuition: $38,160
Room/board/supplies: $14,240
Ranking: 41st among northern regional universities
Acceptance rate: 60%
Average financial aid: $25,314
Athletics: Division III
Most popular majors: business/marketing (14%), biology (12%), psychology (12%)
Student/faculty ratio: 13:1


BRYN MAWR COLLEGE
Bryn Mawr, Pa.
Undergraduates: 1,328
Median SAT: 1830-2190
Median ACT: 27-32
Tuition: $45,540
Room/board/supplies:$15,350
Ranking: 27th among national liberal arts colleges
​Acceptance rate: 40%
Average financial aid: $40,322
Athletics: Division III
Most popular majors: social sciences (27%), mathematics (11%), English (10%), physical sciences (10%)
Student/faculty ratio: 8:1

CABRINI COLLEGE
Radnor, Pa.
Undergraduates: 1,312
Median SAT: 1160-1500
Median ACT: 16-21 (estimate based on SAT range)
Tuition: $29,842
Room/board/supplies: $13,226
Ranking: 133rd among northern regional universities
Acceptance rate: 74%
Average financial aid: $14,992
Athletics: Division III
Student/faculty ratio: 12:1


DREXEL UNIVERSITY
Philadelphia, Pa.
Undergraduates: 16,616
Median SAT: 1590-1940
Median ACT: 24-30
Tuition: $47,051
Room/board/supplies: $16,237
Ranking: 95th among national universities
Acceptance rate: 81%
Average financial aid: NA
Athletics: Division I
Most popular majors: health professions (23%), business/marketing (20%), engineering (19%)
Student/faculty ratio: 10:1


DELAWARE COUNTY COMMUNITY COLLEGE
“DC-cubed” is a two-year community college with seven campuses throughout the region. After students earn their associate degrees, DCCC has strong dual admission partnerships with more than a dozen local universities. There’s an extensive range of academic programs, encompassing numerous areas of information technology, education, liberal arts and business.


EASTERN UNIVERSITY
St. Davids, Pa.
Undergraduates: 2,541
Median SAT: NA
Median ACT: NA
Tuition: $29,600
Room/board/supplies: $11,169
Ranking: 98th among northern regional universities
Acceptance rate: 75%
Average financial aid: $22,156
Athletics: Division III
Most popular majors: business/marketing (26%), education (17%), health professions (13%)
Student/faculty ratio: NA


HARCUM COLLEGE
Bryn Mawr, Pa.
Undergraduates: 1,627
Tuition: $21,260
Room/board/supplies: $10,400
Ranking: NA
Athletics: Intercollegiate
Most popular majors: health professions (63%), visual and performing arts (14%), education (9%)
Student/faculty ratio: NA


HAVERFORD COLLEGE
Haverford, Pa.
Undergraduates: 1,187
Median SAT: 1970-2240
Median ACT: 30-34
Tuition: $47,434
Room/board/supplies: $15,544
Ranking: Eighth among national liberal arts colleges
Acceptance rate: 23%
Average financial aid: $41,364
Athletics: Division III
Most popular majors: social sciences (24%), biology (13%), physical sciences (13%)
Student/faculty ratio: 9:1


IMMACULATA UNIVERSITY
Immaculata, Pa.
Undergraduates: 2,560
Median SAT: 1250-1580
Median ACT: 17-23
Tuition: $32,000
Room/board/supplies: $14,854
Ranking: 181st among national universities
Acceptance rate: 82%
Athletics: Division III
Most popular majors: health professions (57%), business/marketing (18%), education (5%)
Student/faculty ratio: 9:1


MONTGOMERY COUNTY COMMUNITY COLLEGE
The main campus is just off of Route 202 in Blue Bell, Pa. There’s also a campus in Pottstown, an online component, and other off-site locations. There are more than 100 associate degree and certificate programs over five divisions of studies: arts and humanities; business and entrepreneurial initiatives; health sciences; science, technology, engineering and mathematics; and social sciences.


LA SALLE UNIVERSITY
Philadelphia, Pa.
Undergraduates: 4,409
Median SAT: 1320-1650
Median ACT: 19-25
Tuition: $39,800
Room/board/supplies: $14,580
Ranking: 31st among northern regional universities
Acceptance rate: 80%
Average financial aid: $27,877
Athletics: Division I
Most popular majors: health professions (33%), business/marketing (23%), socialsciences (9%)
Student/faculty ratio: 12:1


NEUMANN UNIVERSITY
Aston, Pa.
Undergraduates: 2,573
Median SAT: 1150-1420
Median ACT: 16-20
Tuition: $25,860
Room/board/supplies: $13,300
Acceptance rate: 94%
Average financial aid: $20,250
Athletics: Division III
Most popular majors: health professions (18%), liberal arts (17%), business/marketing (15%)
Student/faculty ratio: 14:1


SAINT JOSEPH’S UNIVERSITY
Philadelphia, Pa.
Undergraduates: 5,374
Median SAT: 1530-1800
Median ACT: 22-26
Tuition: $40,580
Room/board/supplies: $15,338
Ranking: 11th among regional universities
Acceptance rate: 79%
Average financial aid: $25,583
Athletics: Division I
Most popular majors: business/marketing (49%), social sciences (13%), education (7%)
Student/faculty ratio: 13:1


ROSEMONT COLLEGE
Rosemont, Pa.
Undergraduates: 531
Median SAT: 1200-1660
Median ACT: 18-22
Tuition: $31,580
Room/board/supplies: $14,380
Ranking: 96th among northern regional universities
Acceptance rate: 58%
Average financial aid: $33,702
Athletics: Division III
Most popular majors: biology (25%), business/marketing (24%), education (12%)
Student/faculty ratio: 10:1


SWARTHMORE COLLEGE
Swarthmore, Pa.
Undergraduates: 1,534
Median SAT: 2030-2300
Median ACT: 31-34
Tuition: $46,060
Room/board/supplies: $14,780
Ranking: Third among national liberal arts colleges
Acceptance rate: 14%
Average financial aid: $41,766
Athletics: Division III
Most popular majors: social sciences (24%), biology (11%), visual and performing arts (9%)
Student/faculty ratio: 8:1


TEMPLE UNIVERSITY
Philadelphia, Pa.
Undergraduates: 28,068
Median SAT: 1510-1840
Median ACT: 22-27
Tuition: $14,696 (in state), $24,722 (out of state)
Room/board/supplies: $11,738
Ranking: 121st among national universities
Acceptance rate: 64%
Average financial aid: $15,200
Athletics: Division I
Most popular majors: business/marketing (20%), communications/journalism (11%), visual and performing arts (11%)
Student/faculty ratio: 14:1

UNIVERSITY OF PENNSYLVANIA
Philadelphia, Pa.
Undergraduates: 9,712
Median SAT: 2050-2340
Median ACT: 30-34
Tuition: $47,668
Room/board/supplies: $14,684
Ranking: Eighth among national universities
Acceptance rate: 12%
Average financial aid: $41,713
Athletics: Division I
Most popular majors: business/marketing (22%), social sciences (15%), engineering (10%), health professions (10%)
Student/faculty ratio: NA


URSINUS COLLEGE
Collegeville, Pa.
Undergraduates: 1,596
Median SAT: 1590-1900
Median ACT: 24-30
Tuition: $46,075
Room/board/supplies: $12,500
Acceptance rate: 66%
Average financial aid: $33,034
Athletics: Division III
Most popular majors: biology (24%), social sciences (19%), psychology (11%)
Student/faculty ratio: 12:1

WEST CHESTER UNIVERSITY
West Chester, Pa.
Undergraduates: 13,711
Median SAT: 1510-1780
Median ACT: 21-27 (based on SAT range)
Tuition: $9,144 (in state), $19,374 (out of state)
Room/board/supplies: $9,242
Ranking: 65th among northern regional universities
Acceptance rate: 42%
Average financial aid: $6,069
Athletics: Division III
Most popular majors: business/marketing (16%), health professions (15%), education (9%), English (9%)
Student/faculty ratio: NA


WIDENER UNIVERSITY
Chester, Pa.
Undergraduates: 3,534
Median SAT: 1380-1690
Median ACT: 20-24
Tuition: $39,830
Room/board/supplies: $13,788
Ranking: 189th among national universities
Acceptance rate: 67%
Average financial aid: $30,550
Athletics: Division III
Most popular majors: business/marketing (24%), health professions (20%), engineering (12%)
Student/faculty ratio: 12:1


VILLANOVA UNIVERSITY
Villanova, Pa.
Undergraduates: 7,042
Median SAT: 1810-2090
Median ACT: 29-32
Tuition: $46,116
Room/board/supplies: $13,228
Ranking: First among northern regional universities
Acceptance rate: 49%
Average financial aid: $32,848
Athletics: Division I
Most popular majors: business/marketing (29%), engineering (11%), health professions (11%)
Student/faculty ratio: 12:1

 

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