Valley Forge Military College

  • Founded in 1928, Valley Forge features an all-male college-preparatory boarding school and a co-educational two-year transfer college. The 120-acre campus of Valley Forge Military Academy & College is located in Wayne, Pennsylvania.
School Highlights
  • Valley Forge Military College serves 322 students (100% of students are full-time).
  • The college's student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is lower than the state community college average of 25:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 37% of the student body (majority Black), which is equal to the state average of 37%.
  • Valley Forge Military College is one of 5 community colleges within Delaware County, PA.
  • The nearest community college to Valley Forge Military College is Harcum College (4.5 miles away).

Top Placements

Valley Forge Military College places among the top 20% of community colleges in Pennsylvania for:

School Overview

  • The teacher population of 21 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Valley Forge Military College(PA) Community College Avg.
Carnegie ClassificationBaccalaureate / Associates CollegesBaccalaureate / Associates Colleges
Institution LevelLess than 2 yrsAt least 2 yrs but < 4 yrs
Institution ControlPrivate, non-profitPrivate, non-profit
Total Faculty21 staff25 staff
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Student Body

  • The student population of Valley Forge Military College has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 has stayed the same over five years.
  • The Valley Forge Military College diversity score of 0.55 is less than the state average of 0.57. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Total Enrollment322 students618 students
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Student : Teacher Ratio15:125:1
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# Full-Time Students322 students372 students
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Total Dormitory Capacity
-300
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% Asian
-
2%
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% Hispanic
14%
7%
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% Black
17%
14%
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% White
63%
63%
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% Two or more races
3%
2%
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% Non Resident races
3%
2%
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Diversity Score0.550.57
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College Completion Rate
31%
55%
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Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)$48,700$34,800
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Finances and Admission

  • The private state tuition of $25,466 is more than the state average of $16,683. The private state tuition has stayed relatively flat over four years.
Private State Tuition Fees$25,466$16,683
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% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid95%93%
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Median Debt for Graduates$12,000$12,223
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Median Debt for Dropouts$8,250$5,500
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Acceptance Rate97%84%
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SAT Reading497455
SAT Math (Year 2011)479470
ACT Composite (Year 2011)2121
ACT English (Year 2011)1420
ACT Math (Year 2011)1520
Source: 2016 (or latest year available) IPEDS

School Notes

  • Valley Forge Military College is a private, co-educational, two-year college enrolling approximately 220 cadets in its first- and second-year programs. Students benefit from a complete military school education that encompasses a strong academic program, leadership opportunities, character development, athletic competition and physical fitness, extracurricular activities and social interaction with a diverse group of peers. Our academic program leads to an Associate of Arts or an Associate of Science degree. Associate of Arts degree is offered in Liberal Arts, Business, Leadership/Entrepreneurial Studies, General Studies and Criminal Justice. Associate of Science degree is offered in Pre-Engineering, Physical Sciences, Life Sciences and General Sciences. Transfer of academic credits and completion of a Valley Forge Military College associate degree is facilitated by established relationships with our consortium institutions; Eastern University, Rosemont College and Cabrini College. VMFC College Transfer Officers and Advisors successfully guide students toward the ultimate completion of a baccalaureate degree in concert with the assistance from several outstanding colleges and universities. The Academy is accredited by the Middle States Association of Colleges and Schools. It holds memberships in the Association of Military Colleges and Schools of the United States (AMCSUS), the Council for Religion in Independent Schools, The Association of Boarding Schools (TABS), the Boarding School Headmasters' Association, and the National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS). Valley Forge is designated as an honor unit, with distinction, by the Department of the U.S. Army.

Nearby Schools

  • The nearest community college to Valley Forge Military College is Harcum College (4.5 miles away).
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  • Harcum College
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    Private, non-profit
    1,588 students | 4.50 Mi750 Montgomery Ave
    Bryn Mawr PA  19010
    (610)526-6050
    4.501,588
  • 12,459 students | 6.20 Mi901 S Media Line Rd
    Media PA  19063
    (610)359-5000
    6.2012,459
  • 337 students | 6.70 Mi1991 Sproul Road Suite 42
    Broomall PA  19008
    (610)353-7630
    6.70337
  • Antonelli Institute
    Private, for profit
    188 students | 9.70 Mi300 Montgomery Ave
    Glenside PA  19038
    (215)836-2222
    9.70188
  • 12,805 students | 10.00 Mi340 Dekalb Pike
    Blue Bell PA  19422
    (215)641-6300
    10.0012,805
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