Valley Forge Christian College (VFCC)
1401 Charlestown Road, Phoenixville, PA
- FAFSA School Code: 003306
- Phone: (610) 935-0450
- School Homepage
- Phone: (800) 432-8322
Financial Aid Office
- Phone: (800) 432-8322
Valley Forge Christian College is a nonprofit private school that has a large number of degrees available for students to choose from. The school is located in Phoenixville, Pennsylvania, in a predominately suburban area. The school maintains an Assemblies of God Church affiliation, which is evident in the role it plays in program curriculums and daily life at the school. Approximately 1,100 students are enrolled annually at Valley Forge Christian College.
Students can select from a few areas of study, including but not limited to:
- Theology And Religious Vocations
- Business And Marketing Studies
- Public Administration And Social Services
Students applying for admission are required to submit an application, school records, test scores and any requested letters of recommendations, which will then be reviewed by admissions officials. The majority of students admitted to VFCC earn an SAT score in a range of 840 - 1110, or an ACT composite score between 15 - 22. Roughly 80 percent of all applicant were accepted at VFCC, with 64 percent of those admitted choosing to attend.
The cost of undergraduate tuition is approximately $19,000, but may change per year. Students are encouraged to use the school's net price calculator to better understand their personal tuition costs. The cost of on-campus housing is approximately $4,300 for the year. This school may help with costs by offering financial aid for students that are eligible in the form of scholarships, grants, and loans.
Contact information, academics information, areas of study, and much more can be viewed on school's website at http://www.vfcc.edu.
Admission Requirements & Details
The admissions information below may give an overview of the candidates VFCC accepts. The details may include application requirements and recommendations, SAT/ACT scores of students who were accepted, as well as any college credits that may be transferred. This information can be used to see your chances of getting accepted to VFCC.
Admission Requirements & Recommendations
- High School G.P.A. and School Records are Recommended
- Letters of Recommendation are Required
- SAT or ACT Test Scores are Required
- TOEFL for ESL Students are Required
College Credits Accepted
- Dual Credits
- Life Experience Credits
- AP Course Credits
Admissions Test Scores - SAT Exam, ACT Exam, etc...
ACT ® scores for students that were accepted Fall 2010
|Score Range (25th to 75th Percentile)|
|ACT ® English||13 - 24|
|ACT ® Math||15 - 18|
|ACT ® Composite Score||15 - 22|
Acceptance Rate Table - Chances of Getting Into VFCC
The table below lists the chances for admission at VFCC.
|Granted Admissions||267 (76%)|
|Accepted Students That Enrolled||171 (64%)|
The total student enrollment at Valley Forge Christian College is about 1,100. The enrollment breakdown by academic level is 1% enrolling as graduate students and 99% as undergraduate students.
Estimated Costs & Financial Aid
The items listed below are for informational purposes only and may not represent current tuition, fees, and expenses.
Tuition & Fees Information
- Tuition is estimated to be around $18,000 per year for in-state and nonresident students
- Part time students pay in the range of $640 to $770 per unit
Financial Aid Details
The financial aid table below details the types of financial aid, along with the percent of students receiving aid, and on average the amount of aid per student per year.
|Percent of Students||Average Amount|
|Any Financial Aid||97%||-|
|Receiving Grants & Scholarships||88%||$7,108|
|Receiving Student Loans||83%||$7,513|
Note: The estimated default rate of students taking federal student loans in 2009 was around 8%.
Academics & Student Services
Student ServicesTo help support students, Valley Forge Christian College may offer student services like:
- Distance learning
- Remedial courses
- Counseling assistance
- Work study style employment
- Employment search assistance
The overall graduation rate of VFCC is close to 55%.
|Number of Year to Graduate||Percent of Entering Class|
|Students Graduating in 4 Years||42%|
|Graduating in 5 Years||7%|
|Graduating in 6 Years||4%|
The program list below is organized by areas of study. The programs that have a link will direct you to the program's profile page where you can learn more about education requirements and career pathways.
Get more information about the programs offered by Valley Forge Christian College by clicking the request information to the right.
(C) Certificate or Award | (A) Associate's | (B) Bachelor's | (M) Master's Degree | (D) Doctorate (Ph.D.,M.D.,...)
- Psychology (B)
Theology and Religious Vocations
- Ministry (B)
- Youth Ministry (B, C)
- Theology and Religious Vocations (B)
- Missions, Missionary Studies and Missiology (B)
- Biblical Studies (A, B)
- Christian Counseling (B)
- Religious, Sacred Music (B)
- Theology (B, M)
- Religious Education (B)
Business and Marketing Studies
- Commerce (B)
- Organizational Behavior Studies (M)
Public Administration and Social Services
- Social Work (B)
Communications and Journalism
- Digital Communication and Media (B)
Visual and Performing Arts
- Music Performance (B)
- Music Technology (M)
- Music Teacher Education (B)
- Elementary Education (B)
- Early Childhood Education (A)
- English and Language Arts Teacher Education (B)
Liberal Arts and Sciences
English Language and Literature
Foreign Languages and Literature
- Ancient Eastern Biblical Languages, Literatures and Linguistics
Philosophy and Religious Studies
- Philosophy and Religious Studies
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