The University of Valley Forge was founded in 1939 and is part of an international network of Assemblies of God colleges and universities. A private university with undergraduate, graduate, and lifelong learning programs, our mission is to prepare individuals for a life of service and leadership in the church and in the world. Our community is small, close-knit, and diverse. Each member—student, faculty, and staff—supports and guides each other as we grow and develop intellectually, physically, spiritually, and socially.
The mission of the University of Valley Forge is to prepare individuals for a life of service and leadership in the church and in the world.
At the University of Valley Forge (UVF) in Phoenixville, PA, faculty, staff, and students connect with each other on a first-name basis, building quality relationships that last a lifetime. Students live and study on a beautiful 100+ acre campus -- just minutes from Valley Forge National Park and 25 miles northwest of downtown Philadelphia -- that emphasizes personal relationships, growth, and discipleship.
Students can choose from over 40 areas of study including business, digital media communications, education, music performance, psychology, social work, pastoral ministry, and youth studies, among others. There are a variety of on-campus, student-led ministries with which students can be involved, along with numerous on-campus job opportunities.
UVF is dedicated to educating and preparing its students for a life of service and leadership in the church and in the world.