Villanova University

Villanova, PA

Villanova University

Villanova, PA

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Undergrad Diversity Catholic

Tuition & Fees

$57,460

not including housing and food

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Test Scores

Average freshman score by percentile.

75th
710
25th
650
75th
750
25th
670
75th
35
25th
31
75th
32
25th
27
75th
33
25th
30
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undergraduateRatios

46%

male

54%

female

11

students

1

faculty

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Very Selective

30%

acceptance rate

Accepted 6,770
Declined 15,313
Total Received 22,083
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Private

7,503

undergraduate students

4,728

graduate students

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Location

School Facts

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

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Application link Apply online
Public/private Private
Campus enrollment 12,231
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: Large town

Villanova University
800 Lancaster Avenue
Villanova, PA
19085

Campus Life

yes
Housing available
76%
of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
99%
of freshmen that live in campus-owned housing
no
Students are not required to live in school housing
no
Students may not have cars on campus
yes
Alcohol is permitted on campus to students of legal age

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% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
72%
Top 1/4
93%
Top 1/2
99%
Bottom 1/2
1%
Bottom 1/4
0%

Test Scores

Average freshman score by percentile.

75th
710
25th
650
75th
750
25th
670
75th
35
25th
31
75th
32
25th
27
75th
33
25th
30

Admissions Facts

Application fee $80
Admissions interview (required or recommended) Neither
Common application accepted Yes
Application deadline (priority deadline) December 15
Application deadline (final deadline) January 15
School has early decision program Yes
Early decision program application deadline November 1
School has early action program Yes
Early action program application deadline November 1
SAT/ACT requirements SAT or ACT Required SAT Subject Tests Not used

Very Selective

30%

acceptance rate

Accepted 6,770
Declined 15,313
Total Received 22,083

Admissions Factors

Required

Secondary School GPA
Recommendations
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language)
Admission test scores
Secondary School Record
Completion of college-preparatory program

Recommended

Secondary School Rank

Neither required nor recommended

Formal demonstration of competencies
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)

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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

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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Financial Aid

55%

Of undergraduate students
receiving financial aid

$32,435

Average financial aid

Cost

Tuition $56,730
Housing $8,015
Food $6,960
Additional fees $730
Books & supplies $1,100
Total $73,535
Average Financial Aid - $32,435
Total with Avg. Aid $41,100

Scholarships & Grants

Need-based

Federal $6,668,394
State $1,068,106
Institutional $91,311,192
Other external $1,663,561
Total $100,711,253

Non-need-based

Federal $4,395,463
State $1,250
Institutional $8,906,681
Other external $1,670,239
Total $14,973,633

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Financial Facts

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Financial Aid Office


P: 610 519-4010
F: 610 519-7599
finaid@villanova.edu

Varsity Sports

M W
All track combined yes yes
Baseball yes
Basketball yes yes
Field hockey yes
Football yes
Golf yes
Lacrosse yes yes
Rowing yes
Soccer yes yes
Softball yes
Swimming and diving yes yes
Tennis yes yes
Volleyball yes
Water polo yes

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/Recreational Sports

basketball, dance company, dance ensemble, dance team, dodgeball, flag football, handball, soccer (indoor/outdoor), softball, tennis, ultimate Frisbee, volleyball (indoor/sand)

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Athletic Facts

Athletic conference memberships
Big East Conference, Colonial Athletic Association, Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference

Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Accounting. yes yes
Applied Statistics, General. yes
Art History, Criticism and Conservation. yes
Astronomy. yes
Biochemical Engineering. yes
Biochemistry. yes
Biology/Biological Sciences, General. yes yes
Business Administration and Management, General. yes yes
Business/Managerial Economics. yes
Chemical Engineering. yes yes
Chemistry, General. yes yes
Civil Engineering, General. yes yes
Cognitive Psychology and Psycholinguistics. yes
Communications Technology/Technician. yes
Computer Engineering, General. yes yes
Computer Science. yes yes
Computer Software Engineering. yes
Computer and Information Sciences, General. yes
Counselor Education/School Counseling and Guidance Services. yes
Criminology. yes
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General. yes
Econometrics and Quantitative Economics. yes
Electrical and Computer Engineering. yes
Electrical and Electronics Engineering. yes yes
Energy Systems Engineering, General. yes
Engineering, General. yes
English Language and Literature, General. yes yes
Environmental Science. yes yes
Environmental Studies. yes
Finance, General. yes
Financial Mathematics. yes
French Language and Literature. yes
General Studies. yes
Geography. yes
History, General. yes yes
Human Resources Development. yes
Humanities/Humanistic Studies. yes
International Business/Trade/Commerce. yes
International/Globalization Studies. yes
Islamic Studies. yes
Italian Language and Literature. yes
Latin American Studies. yes
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies. yes yes yes
Management Science. yes yes
Marketing/Marketing Management, General. yes
Mathematics, General. yes yes
Mechanical Engineering. yes yes
Nursing Education. yes
Nursing/Registered Nurse (RN, ASN, BSN, MSN) yes yes
Organizational Leadership. yes
Peace Studies and Conflict Resolution. yes
Philosophy. yes yes yes
Physical Sciences, General. yes yes
Physics, General. yes
Political Science and Government, General. yes yes
Psychology, General. yes yes
Public Administration. yes yes
Real Estate. yes
Religious Institution Administration and Management. yes
Secondary Education and Teaching. yes yes
Sociology, General. yes
Spanish Language and Literature. yes yes
Speech Communication and Rhetoric. yes yes
Statistics, General. yes
Tax Law/Taxation. yes
Taxation. yes
Theology/Theological Studies. yes yes
Water Resources Engineering. yes
Women's Studies. yes

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Most Popular Majors

  1. Business/marketing
  2. Engineering
  3. Nursing

Programs Offered

  • Accelerated study
  • Certificate programs
  • Distance Learning
  • Double majors
  • Dual degrees
  • Honors program
  • Independent study
  • Internships
  • Pass/fail grading option
  • Phi Beta Kappa
  • Self-designed majors

Cooperative Education Programs

  • Business

12,231

total students

17%

in-state

83%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

61%

7,503
students

Female
54%
4,042

Male
46%
3,461

39%

4,728
students

Female
52%
2,476

Male
48%
2,252

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

92%

6,893
students

Female
54%
3,729

Male
46%
3,164

8%

610
students

Female
51%
313

Male
49%
297

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Student Break-down

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

Transfer Enrollment

164

Transfer applicants enrolled

2%

Students are transfer students

Transfer Requirements

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

Transfer Application Deadline

Fall: June 1

Spring: November 1

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