Villanova University

Villanova, PA

Villanova University

Villanova, PA

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Undergrad Diversity Catholic

Tuition & Fees

$55,280

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
39%
600-699
52%
500-599
7%
400-499
0
700-800
63%
600-699
28%
500-599
6%
400-499
0
30-36
83%
24-29
15%
18-23
1%
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undergraduateRatios

47%

male

53%

female

11

students

1

faculty

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Very Selective

28%

acceptance rate

Accepted 6,470
Declined 16,439
Total Received 22,909
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Private

6,865

undergraduate students

3,983

graduate students

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Location

School Facts

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

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Application link Apply online
Public/private Private
Campus enrollment 10,848
Established in 1842
Coeducational Coeducational
Religious affiliation Roman Catholic

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

  • Campus Setting: Suburbs
  • Metropolitan area: Philadelphia
  • Campus Size: hectares
  • Nearest airport: Philadelphia International

Villanova University
800 Lancaster Avenue
Villanova, PA
19085

Campus Life

yes
Housing available
76%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
yes
Freshman guaranteed housing
yes
Coed housing
yes
Women only housing
yes
Disabled student housing

Top Organizations

  • Blue Key Society
  • New Student Orientation Counselor Program
  • Special Olympics
  • Campus Activities Team
  • Student Government Association

Top Events

  • St. Thomas of Villanova Day of Service
  • PA Special Olympics Fall Festival
  • Villanova Hoops Mania
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Campus Facts

  • Student-run campus newspaper
  • Drama/Theater group
  • Student-run radio station
  • Marching band
  • Choral groups
  • National fraternities on campus
  • National soroities on campus

Campus Security

  • 24 hour emergency telephone/alarm devices
  • 24 hour patrol by trained security personnel
  • Late-night transport/escort service
  • Electronically-operated dormitory entrances
  • Other security measures
  • Nova Alert: email, text messaging for emergency situations

% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
72%
Top 1/4
93%
Top 1/2
99%

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
39%
600-699
52%
500-599
7%
400-499
0
700-800
63%
600-699
28%
500-599
6%
400-499
0
30-36
83%
24-29
15%
18-23
1%

Admissions Facts

Considers standardized test scores in admission decisions yes
Application fee $80
Application deadline January 15
Has early decision program yes
School has early action program yes
Average Freshman GPA (4.0 scale) 4.2

Very Selective

28%

acceptance rate

Accepted 6,470
Declined 16,439
Total Received 22,909

Admissions Factors

Very Important

academic GPA
class rank
rigor of secondary school record
standardized test scores

Important

extracurricular activities
character/personal qualities
application essay
recommendation(s)
talent/ability
volunteer work
work experience

Considered

alumni/ae relation
level of applicant's interest
first generation
geographical residence
racial/ethnic status
state residency

Not Considered

interview
religious affiliation/commitment

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International Facts

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens 44
Accepts International Baccalaureate yes
Offers English as a second language yes

Financial Aid

63%

Of students' needs
were fully met

$5,025

Average financial aid

Cost

Tuition $54,550
Room & board $14,444
Additional fees $730
Books & supplies $1,100
Other fees $1,450
Total $72,274
Average Financial Aid - $5,025
Total with Avg. Aid $67,249
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Financial Facts

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Varsity Sports

M W
Baseball
Basketball
Cheerleading
Crew
Cross-country running
Field hockey
Football
Golf
Lacrosse
Soccer
Softball
Swimming and diving
Tennis
Track and field
Volleyball
Water polo

Club Sports - Men's

badminton, baseball, basketball, curling, cycling, equestrian sports, golf, ice hockey, judo, lacrosse, roller hockey, rowing, rugby, running, sailing, skiing, snowboarding, soccer, swimming, tae kwon do, tennis, ultimate Frisbee, volleyball, water polo

Club Sports - Women's

badminton, basketball, curling, cycling, equestrian sports, field hockey, ice hockey, judo, lacrosse, roller hockey, running, sailing, skiing, snowboarding, soccer, swimming, tae kwon do, tennis, ultimate Frisbee, volleyball

Intramural Sports Men

Badminton, Baseball, Basketball, Crew, Cross-country running, Football, Golf, Ice hockey, Lacrosse, Rugby, Sailing, Skiing (downhill), Soccer, Softball, Swimming and diving, Tennis, Ultimate frisbee, Volleyball, Water polo

Intramural Sports Women

Badminton, Basketball, Cross-country running, Equestrian sports, Field hockey, Golf, Ice hockey, Lacrosse, Sailing, Skiing (downhill), Soccer, Softball, Swimming and diving, Tennis, Ultimate frisbee, Volleyball

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Athletic Conference

NCAA Divison I

Majors

Assc. Bach.
Accounting
Art History, Criticism and Conservation
Astronomy
Astrophysics
Biochemistry
Biology/Biological Sciences, General
Business Administration and Management, General
Business/Managerial Economics
Chemical Engineering
Chemistry, General
Civil Engineering, General
Classics and Classical Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, General
Computer Engineering, General
Computer Science
Criminal Justice/Law Enforcement Administration
Economics, General
Electrical and Electronics Engineering
English Language and Literature, General
Environmental Science
Environmental Studies
Finance, General
French Language and Literature
Geography
History, General
Humanities/Humanistic Studies
Intercultural/Multicultural and Diversity Studies
International Business/Trade/Commerce
International/Global Studies
Islamic Studies
Italian Language and Literature
Latin American Studies
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies
Management Information Systems, General
Marketing/Marketing Management, General
Mass Communication/Media Studies
Mathematics, General
Mechanical Engineering
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other
Neuroscience
Philosophy
Physical Sciences
Physics, General
Political Science and Government, General
Psychology, General
Real Estate
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse
Religion/Religious Studies
Secondary Education and Teaching
Sociology
Spanish Language and Literature
Women's Studies
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Programs Offered

  • English as a second language
  • Distance learning
  • Double major
  • Independent study
  • Accelerated degree
  • Honors college
  • Graduated courses offered to undergraduates
  • Cooporative programs
  • Internships
  • Off campus study
  • Summer session for credit
  • Study abroad
  • Part time undergraduate degrees
  • Army ROTC
  • Navy ROTC
  • Air force ROTC

Other Programs

  • Post-bachelors certificate
  • Doctoral degree - professional
  • Doctoral degree research/scholarship

10,848

total students

22%

in-state

78%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

63%

6,865
students

Female
53%
3,609

Male
47%
3,256

37%

3,983
students

Female
52%
2,089

Male
48%
1,894

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

95%

6,528
students

Female
53%
3,451

Male
47%
3,077

5%

337
students

Female
47%
158

Male
53%
179

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Student Facts

Freshman retention rate 96%
Student 4 year graduation rate 87%
Student 5 year graduation rate 2%
Student 6 year graduation rate 0%

Student Break-down

2%
Nonresident aliens
5%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
American Indian or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
5%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
8%
Hispanic/Latino
73%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
1%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
3%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic/Latino

72

Transfer students enrolled

1%

Transfer students

Transfer Information

Fall transfer enrollment yes
Winter transfer enrollment no
Spring transfer enrollment yes
Summer transfer enrollment no
Accepts CLEP subject tests yes
Accepts CLEP general tests no
Accepts excelsior college examinations no
Generally accepts credits from other institutions yes
Accepts DSST/DANTES no
Accepts Life Long Learning Credit no
Age limit (number of years) for completed credits/courses to be transferred no
No Age limit for completed credits/courses to be transferred no

Transfer Application Deadlines

Fall: June 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 Library
  • Career interest testing
  • Interview workshop
  • Job Fairs
  • Job Interviews
  • Job bank
  • On-campus employer recruitment
  • Resume preparation
  • Resume referral

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
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