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Tuition & Fees

$49,430

$49,430

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
20%
600-699
55%
500-599
22%
400-499
2%
300-399
1%
200-299
0
700-800
33%
600-699
52%
500-599
14%
400-499
1%
300-399
0
200-299
0
700-800
26%
600-699
51%
500-599
20%
400-499
3%
300-399
0
200-299
0
30-36
72%
24-29
25%
18-23
3%
12-17
0
6-11
0
Below 6
0
30-36
43%
24-29
53%
18-23
3%
12-17
1%
6-11
0
Below 6
0
30-36
60%
24-29
36%
18-23
3%
12-17
1%
6-11
0
Below 6
0
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undergraduateRatios

47%

53%

male

female

1
12

teacher

students

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Selective

47%

acceptance rate

Accepted 7,761
Declined + 8,445
Total Received 16,206
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Private (nonprofit)

6,977

undergraduate students

3,734

graduate students

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Most Popular Majors

  1. Nursing
  2. Finance
  3. Communication
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Codes

SAT 2959
ACT 3744

School Facts

Villanova University, founded in 1842, is a private, coeducational institution. Its 254-acre campus is located in Villanova, PA.

Public/private Private (nonprofit)
Campus Enrollment 10,711
Established in 1842
Coeducational Coeducational College, Became Coeducational College
Religious affiliation Roman Catholic
Accredited by •  AACSB (Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business)
•  AALS (Association of American Law Schools)
•  ABA (American Bar Association)
•  ABET (Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology, Inc.)
•  CCNE (Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education)
•  CoA-NA (Council on Accreditation of Nurse Anesthesia Educational Programs)
•  CSAB (Computing Sciences Accreditation Board)
•  MSCHE (Middle States Commission on Higher Education)
•  NASPAA (National Association of Schools of Public Affairs and Administration)

Villanova, PA

260-acre campus in Villanova (population: 9,189), 12 miles west of Philadelphia. Air, bus, and train serve Philadelphia. School operates transportation to Rosemont Coll and around local area.

Villanova University
800 Lancaster Avenue
Villanova, PA 19085

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Campus Life

yes
Housing available
69%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
99%
Percent of freshmen that live in campus-owned housing
yes
Alcohol is permitted on campus to students of legal age

Greek Life

 
11 fraternities 19% of male students
 
13 sororities 41% of female students

% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
55%
Top 1/4
87%
Top 1/2
98%
Bottom 1/2
2%
Bottom 1/4
0%

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
20%
600-699
55%
500-599
22%
400-499
2%
300-399
1%
200-299
0
700-800
33%
600-699
52%
500-599
14%
400-499
1%
300-399
0
200-299
0
700-800
26%
600-699
51%
500-599
20%
400-499
3%
300-399
0
200-299
0
30-36
72%
24-29
25%
18-23
3%
12-17
0
6-11
0
Below 6
0
30-36
43%
24-29
53%
18-23
3%
12-17
1%
6-11
0
Below 6
0
30-36
60%
24-29
36%
18-23
3%
12-17
1%
6-11
0
Below 6
0

Admissions Facts

Application fee $80
Common application accepted yes
Application deadline December 15 (priority deadline)
January 15
School has early decision program no
School has early action program yes
Early action program application deadline November 1
Admissions interview
(required or recommended)
Neither
SAT/ACT requirements SAT Subject Tests Not used
SAT or ACT Required

Selective

47%

acceptance rate

Accepted 7,761
Declined + 8,445
Total Received 16,206

Admissions Factors

Very Important

Class rank
Secondary school record
Standardized test scores

Important

Character/ personal qualities
Essay
Extracurricular activities
Particular talent/ability
Recommendations
Volunteer Work
Work Experience

Considered

Alumni/ae relationship
Geographical residence
Minority affiliation
State residency

Not Considered

Interview
Religious affiliation/commitment

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Admissions Contact

Michael M. Gaynor
Director of University Admission
P: 610 519-4000
F: 610 519-6450
gotovu@villanova.edu

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Scholarships & Grants

Need-based

Federal $6,784,560
State $1,108,704
Institutional $77,121,253
Other external $1,268,784
Total $86,283,301

Non-need-based

Federal $2,876,510
State $0
Institutional $6,217,712
Other external $1,125,149
Total $10,219,371

Varsity Sports

M W
baseball
basketball
crew
cross-country
field hockey
football
golf
lacrosse
soccer
softball
swimming
tennis
track and field (indoor)
track and field (outdoor)
volleyball
water polo

Athletic Facts

Athletic conference memberships
Big East Conference (Division I), Colonial Athletic Association (Division I-FCS), Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference (Division I)
Mascot
Wildcat
School colors
blue and white
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Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Accountancy
Analytics
Applied Statistics
Arab/Islamic Studies
Art/Art History
Astronomy/Astrophysics
Biochemical Engineering
Biochemistry
Biology
Business Administration
Chemical Engineering
Chemistry
Church Management
Civil Engineering
Classical Studies
Classics
Cognitive Behavioral Neuroscience
Communication
Comprehensive Science
Computer Engineering
Computer Science
Counseling
Criminology
Cultural Studies
Cybersecurity
Economics
Education
Electrical Engineering
Engineering
English
Environmental Science
Environmental Studies
Finance
French/Francophone Studies
Gender/Women's Studies
General Arts
General Studies
Geography/the Environment
Global Disciplinary Studies
Hispanic Studies
History
Human Resources Development
Humanities
Information Systems
International Business
Italian
Latin American Studies
Law
Leadership
Liberal Arts
Liberal Studies
Management
Management Information Systems
Marketing
Mathematics
Mechanical Engineering
Media/Technology
Nursing
Nursing Practice
Philosophy
Physics
Political Science
Psychology
Public Administration
Real Estate
Secondary Education
Sociology
Software Engineering
Spanish
Sustainable Engineering
Taxation
Theatre
Theology
Theology/Religious Studies
Water Resources
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Undergraduate

65%

6,977
students

Female
53%
3,668

Male
47%
3,309

Graduate

35%

3,734
students

Female
50%
1,881

Male
50%
1,853

undergraduateFull-time

91%

6,400
students

Female
53%
3,356

Male
47%
3,044

undergraduatePart-time

9%

577
students

Female
55%
312

Male
45%
265

Student Break-down

2%
Nonresident aliens
5%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
American Indian or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
7%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
8%
Hispanic/Latino
75%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
1%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
2%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic/Latino

Transfer Admissions

38%

Transfer applicants accepted

48%

Applicants accepted who enroll

Transfer Requirements

Minimum requirements
High school transcript Required of All
College transcript(s) Required of All
Statement of good standing from prior institution(s) Required of All
Interview Not Required/Recommended
Standardized test scores Required of All
Essay or personal statement Required of All

Transfer Application Deadlines

Fall: June 1

Spring: November 1

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Counseling services

  • Academic
  • Career
  • Military
  • Minority student
  • Older student
  • Personal
  • Psychological
  • Religious
  • Veteran student

Remedial services offered

  • Math
  • Other
  • Study skills
  • Writing

Career placement services

  • Alumni network
  • Career/job search classes
  • Co-op education
  • Interest inventory
  • Internships
  • Interview training
  • On-campus job interviews
  • Resume assistance
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Percent of the campus accessible to physically disabled students

90%

Additional services

  • Health insurance
  • Health service
  • Nonremedial tutoring

Special programs for physically disabled students

  • Adaptive equipment
  • Braille services
  • Interpreters for hearing-impaired
  • Note-taking services
  • Reader services
  • Special transportation
  • Talking books
  • Tape recorders
  • Tutors

International Students

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens 55
Countries most often represented Canada
China
India
Panama
South Korea
Vietnam
Special services offered for international applicants ESL program/classes
English lab
International student center
Special counselors/advisors
Special orientation

International Student Contact

Stephen McWilliams
International Student Advisor
610 519-4095
stephen.mcwilliams@villanova.edu

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