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School Details

DeSales University is a private, four-year Catholic university for men and women administered by the Oblates of St. Francis de Sales. Founded in 1961, its stated mission is "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."

DeSales' academic programs offer bachelor's, master's, and doctoral degrees and certificates and are housed in five divisions:

  • Business
  • Healthcare
  • Liberal and Social Sciences
  • Performing Arts
  • Sciences and Mathematics

Most programs include the option to take classes online, and many of the degrees are offered fully online.

Accreditation & Licensing

Middle States Commission on Higher Education

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