A relatively young university, DeSales began handing out diplomas in 1964. The private, Catholic school was ranked in the top 100 northern university master's programs in both 2008 and 2009. Its undergraduate college offers 41 majors in five divisions, which include Business, Science and Health Care, Liberal Arts, Performing Arts, and Undeclared. DeSales also offers distance-learning programs.
DeSales fields 16 Division III athletic teams -- including men's and women's basketball, women's field hockey, and men's lacrosse. The Bulldogs is compete in the Freedom Conference. The campus is also home to regional events such as the Pennsylvania Shakespeare Festival.
- Public/Private: Private
- Financial aid: Yes
- Religious affiliation: Catholic
- Parking: Free lot
- Degrees: Graduate, Professional, Undergraduate
- Programs: Distance learning, Evening, Part-time
- Sports conference: Division III, Freedom Conference
- Sports teams: DeSales Bulldogs; men's and women's basketball, men's baseball, women's volleyball, men's and women's tennis, men's lacrosse, women's softball, men's and women's soccer, men's golf, women's field hockey, and men's and women's track