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DeSales University

United States
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About DeSales University

PHILOSOPHY

DeSales University is firmly and publicly committed to the principles of Roman Catholic doctrine and morality. It also fully recognizes that the search for truth requires an atmosphere of intellectual freedom and that love demands an openness to all that is good. 

DeSales carefully distinguishes between the free pursuit of truth - which it guarantees every member of the campus community - and its own commitment to the teachings of the Catholic Church.

For DeSales University, Christian humanism means that every aspect of human experience is capable of enlightenment by the Gospel of Jesus Christ. This Gospel brings light to each dimension of personal existence (physical, intellectual, social, moral, aesthetic, and religious) and every environmental domain (natural world, social institutions, cultural achievements, historical periods, and religious societies). 

The encounter between the Word of God and the concrete world of the human person makes a fully meaningful existence possible. DeSales University strives to teach the student what it means to be Christian in a Salesian way, what it means to embrace one's own life, and what it means to bring this Good News to the human family.

MISSION

It is the mission of DeSales University to provide men and women with quality higher education according to the philosophy of Christian humanism as developed by Saint Francis de Sales and his spiritual heirs. The University imparts knowledge about, and develops talents for, personal, familial, and societal living. DeSales University enriches the human community and enhances the dignity of the individual through its educational endeavors. In its work, the University fosters a vital and respectful dialogue between Roman Catholic faith and human culture.

*Information sourced from the university's official website.

Campus information

DeSales University is accredited by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education (MSCHE), an institutional accrediting agency recognized by the U.S. Secretary of Education and the Commission on Recognition of Postsecondary Accreditation. DeSales carefully distinguishes between the free pursuit of truth - which it guarantees every member of the campus community - and its own commitment to the teachings of the Catholic Church. DeSales carefully distinguishes between the free pursuit of truth - which it guarantees every member of the campus community - and its own commitment to the teachings of the Catholic Church.

DeSales University is located on Station Avenue in Center Valley, Pa., 1 mile south of Rt. 378, just a mile from where Rt. 309 meets Rt. 378. 

Accommodation

Most of the traditional undergraduate students do live on campus. 

All first-year residential students live in suites of four: two students in each double room with a shared bathroom in between. Rooms in Conmy and Tocik comes with built-in closets. Rooms in Aviat Hall comes with freestanding wardrobes.

Incoming first-year students are required to either reside on campus or commute from home. 

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Accounting and Finance 1 Applied and Pure Sciences 4 Business and Management 4 Computer Science and IT 1

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