Is UVF a Good School for the Money?
University of Valley Forge Value Report
Is UVF worth the money? Read College Factual's annual UVF value report to determine if the school is priced fairly for the quality of education they provide.
Within Pennsylvania, UVF is Ranked Below Average in Quality and is Very Overpriced.
University of Valley Forge is ranked #117 out of #123 in Pennsylvania for quality and #91 out of #111 for Pennsylvania value.
This means it is below average in educational quality and yet priced much higher than it should be.
Below Average Value Nationwide
University of Valley Forge is ranked #924 out of 1,472 for value nationwide.
Based on our analysis of other colleges at similar price points, we believe University of Valley Forge is overpriced for the quality education it provides. (This takes into account average financial aid and may not apply to you if you have further scholarships, grant or aid provided to you.)
Prices of Institutions with Similar Quality Scores
|School||Total Price||Value Grade|
|Tennessee Wesleyan University||$85,519||B|
|Black Hills State University||$102,613||C|
|University of Valley Forge||$108,646||D+|
|Northwestern State University of Louisiana||$111,304||D|
|Virginia State University||$112,194||D|
|Chicago State University||$119,958||D-|
|Eastern Oregon University||$128,581||F|
|Indiana University - Purdue University - Fort Wayne||$133,080||F|
|Concordia University, Texas||$148,899||F|
*Total price is determined by multiplying average annual cost by time to graduate.
Bottom Line: You'll Spend an Estimated $108,646 For That Piece of Paper
The UVF time to graduate is about 4.2 years and will cost an estimated $25,868 per year. This brings the total cost to 108,646.
|Average Yearly Cost||$25,868|
|Average Years to Graduate||4.2|
|Estimated Avg Total Cost of Degree||$108,646|
Many Factors Affect Net Price
There are many ways you can lower the cost of a college education. Consider taking advantage of in-state tuition, or shortening the length of your degree by taking summer classes. Learn more about UVF cost for other factors that may affect net price such as the financial aid you qualify for that is largely based on your family's income.
Does This School Make Financial Sense To You?
Most students will not pay the full sticker price and few students fit perfectly into averages.
Look at the table below to determine your likely cost of a bachelor's degree at UVF.
|Nationwide Value by Aid Group||Avg Degree Cost||Value Rank||Value Grade|
|Students with no Aid||$149,898||#986||D|
|Only Students Receiving Aid||$103,022||#957||D|
|In-State Value by Aid Group||Avg Degree Cost||Value Rank||Value Grade|
|Students with no Aid||$149,898||#94||F|
|Only Students Receiving Aid||$103,022||#93||F|
Note: the Value Grade for in-state students is calculated by looking only at other schools in the state of Pennsylvania.
About 98% of UVF students receive financial aid. Get more details on what UVF financial aid you may qualify for.
How to Calculate Value
College Factual calculates average total cost by multiplying net price by time to graduation. We then compare the average total cost to other schools of a similar quality to determine value. If the school is priced fairly based on the educational quality it receives a fair ranking. If it is underpriced it receives a good or excellent value.
Read the full Best for the Money Ranking Methodology.
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