Delaware Valley Academy Of Medical And Dental Assistants

Overview of Delaware Valley Academy Of Medical And Dental Assistants

The campus of Delaware Valley Academy is in Philadelphia, PA, which is a large city. The school is a private, for-profit institution. Degrees at Delaware Valley Academy include, at the school's highest level, the Certificate.

Areas of Study

The school is known for its programs in medical adminstration.

Delaware Valley Academy Selectivity

Its open admissions system makes Delaware Valley Academy an attractive choice for many applicants.

Student Body

In 2007-2008, the school had 197 students enrolled (200 full-time equivalent). Delaware Valley Academy has a large minority student population.

The school reports its educational mission is:
"Delaware Valley Academy of Medical and Dental Assistants is an allied health training institution with the commitment of providing for itsÆ students a quality education to prepare them for employment. Our programs are directly related to the knowledge and skills that are needed on the job. Our instruction is to the point and intensive. Our classrooms reflect the philosophy and practices of the fields for which the training is intended. Our aim is to maintain a strong work ethic and our staff is encouraged to relate that, by example, to the students. Our objective is the employment of our students, not just the training of our students. Our reputation in the field is a reflection of our daily effort. Our goals are achieved through an on-going process of self-evaluation...so are yours."

More complete details are provided below.

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Contacting Delaware Valley Academy

Delaware Valley Academy of Medical and Dental Assistants
3330 Grant Ave
Philadelphia , PA 19114
General Phone: (215) 676-1200

Delaware Valley Academy Programs and Degrees (2008-2009)

General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors [see all]
Medical Administration80clinical assistant
Medical Support and Technology32dental assistant

Number of programs and degrees for Delaware Valley Academy in 2008-2009:

Degree LevelTotal
Number of
Award of at least 1 but less than 2 academic years1122

Delaware Valley Academy Student Body

In 2007-2008, Delaware Valley Academy had a total enrollment of 197 students (200 full-time equivalent).

Students By Class:

Group Percent
Undergraduate 100%

Racial Diversity:

Race Percent
Unknown 100%

Students by Age:

Age Percent
20-21 10%
22-24 31%
25-29 30%
30-34 18%
35-39 10%

Delaware Valley Academy Graduation, Retention, and Transfers

Retention Rates (2007):

Group Returning From
Previous Year
Full-Time 96 %

Graduation and Transfer Rates (2007):
(Graduation rate is percent of students graduating within 150% of the normal time.)

Item Percent
Graduating 88%

Delaware Valley Academy Room and Board (2007)

The school does not offer campus housing.

(Please refer to our profile of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania for details about the area surrounding the campus. Also see our list of other Pennsylvania Colleges).

The school does not offer students a meal plan.

Delaware Valley Academy Expenses and Financial Aid (2008-2009)

Expenses and Financial Aid:

Expense Amount
In-state tuition and fees $ 14,350
Out-of-state tuition and fees $ 14,350
Books and supplies $ 150

Financial Aid:
Delaware Valley Academy participates in Federal Title IV financial aid programs. (The school's OPE ID is 2492500)

Delaware Valley Academy Degree Programs (2007)

Medical Administration
Medical/Health Management and Clinical Assistant/Specialist

Medical Support And Technology
Dental Assisting/Assistant

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Delaware Valley Academy Highlights

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What Sets Delaware Valley Academy Apart:

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