Villanova University

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General Information

Admission Office
800 Lancaster Avenue
Villanova, PA 19085-1672
(610) 519-4000
Fax: (610) 519-6450

Contact: Michael Gaynor
Director of University Admission
Main Address
800 Lancaster Avenue
Villanova, PA 19085-1672
(610) 519-4500

Total undergrads: 7,161
First-time degree-seeking freshmen: 1,604
Degree-seeking undergrads: 6,884
Graduate enrollment: 2,373

Suburban setting
Large town (10,000 – 49,999)
Residential campus

Degrees offered:
First Professional

Admissions Information

Application Fee

College has an application fee: Yes

Regular application fee: $75

Online application fee: $75
Enrollment Rates

Percent applicants admitted: 39%

Percent students who return sophomore year: 95%

College Majors

Arts, Visual & Performing

Art History/Criticism/Conservation B

Biological & Biomedical Sciences

Biology B

Business, Management, & Marketing

Accounting B
Business Administration/Management B
Business/Managerial Economics B
Finance/Banking B
Management Information Systems B
Marketing Management B

Communications & Journalism

Communications/Rhetoric B

Computer & Information Sciences

Computer/Information Sciences – General B
Information Sciences/Systems B


Elementary Education B
Secondary Education B


Chemical Engineering B
Civil Engineering B
Computer Engineering – General B
Electrical/Communications Engineering B
Mechanical Engineering B

English Language & Literature

English Language & Literature – General B

Foreign Language & Literature

Classics B
French B
German B
Italian B
Spanish B

Health Professions & Clinical Sciences

Nursing (RN) B
Predentistry B
Premedicine B


History – General B

Liberal Arts & Sciences

Liberal Arts & Sciences A,B


Mathematics – General B

Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies

Biological/Physical Sciences A,B

Philosophy & Religion

Philosophy B
Religion/Religious Studies B

Physical Sciences

Astronomy B
Astrophysics B
Chemistry B
Physics B


Psychology – General B

Public Administration & Services

Human Services B

Security & Protective Services

Law Enforcement Administration B

Social Sciences

Economics B
Geography B
Political Science/Government B
Sociology B

Degree levels for each major are designated by the following letters:

    A = Associate degree
    B = Bachelor’s degree
    C = Certificate or diploma

*We do not guarantee the accuracy of information on this page. All information is subject to change. You should confirm all information with a college admissions officer.

Villanova University Highlights

School Information

Phone Number: (610) 519-4500
Type of School: 4-year, Private non-profit
Apply Online:
Address: 800 Lancaster Avenue, Villanova, PA 19085-1699
Setting: Suburb: Large
Campus Housing: Yes

Students & Programs

Student Population: 10,848
6-yr Graduation Rate (Bachelor's): 90%
Student-to-faculty Ratio: 11 to 1
Distance Learning Programs: Yes
Distance Learning Students*: 8,363 (77% of total students)
Degree Levels Offered: Certificates, Associates, Bachelor's, Master's, Doctorate

* Students taking at least 1 distance learning course

Tuition & Financial Aid*

In-state Tuition: $55,280
Out-of-state Tuition: $55,280
% of Students Receiving Financial Aid: 63%
Avg. Amount of Grant or Scholarship Aid Awarded: $33,817

* Full-time beginning undergraduate students. Financial aid is available to those who qualify.

Villanova University Programs

See the degree programs that are offered at Villanova University.

Degree Name Cert Assoc Bach Mast Doct
Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender, and Group Studies 12
Biological and Biomedical Sciences 221
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services 9117
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs 611
Communications Technologies/Technicians and Support Services 1
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services 211
Education 312
Engineering 115101
English Language and Literature/Letters 211
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics 42
Health Professions and Related Programs 7171
History 211
Legal Professions and Studies 11
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities 2131
Mathematics and Statistics 212
Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies 22
Natural Resources and Conservation 21
Philosophy and Religious Studies 211
Physical Sciences 141
Psychology 21
Public Administration and Social Service Professions 111
Social Sciences 351
Theology and Religious Vocations 311
Visual and Performing Arts 111
Grand total 60255453

* Based on programs that produced 2019-2020 graduates

Tuition & Financial Aid

See what it costs to enroll at Villanova University and how many students are receiving scholarships, grants, or loans as financial aid to help cover the costs of tuition.

Undergraduate Student Tuition

Average tuition and fees for academic year:

Tuition and Fees 2019-2020
In-state $55,280
Out-of-state $55,280
Books and supplies $1,100

Graduate Student Tuition

Average tuition and fees for academic year:

Tuition and Fees 2019-2020
In-state $20,606
Out-of-state $20,606

Undergraduate Student Financial Aid, 2018-2019

Full-time Beginning Undergraduate Students

Type of Aid Number Receiving Aid % Receiving Aid Avg. Amt. of Aid
Any student financial aid 1,063 63%
Grant or scholarship aid 875 52% $33,817
Student loan aid 696 41% $9,283

All Undergraduate Students

Type of Aid Number Receiving Aid % Receiving Aid Avg. Amt. of Aid
Grant or scholarship aid 3,594 52% $32,742
Federal student loans 2,836 41% $6,512

Admissions & Enrollment

See the admission requirements for Villanova University. Find out how many students apply and how many are accepted. View a graphical breakdown of the gender, age, and ethnicity of currently enrolled Villanova University students.

Undergraduate Admissions, Fall 2020

Total Male Female
Number of applicants 22,909 10,659 12,250
Percent admitted 100% 28% 29%
Percent admitted who enrolled 7% 7% 7%

Admissions Considerations

Required Recommended Optional
Secondary school GPA
Secondary school rank
Secondary school record
Completion of college-preparatory program
Formal demonstration of competencies
Admission test scores
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language

Villanova University Enrollment, Fall 2020

Total Enrollment 10,848
Undergraduate enrollment 6,865
Graduate enrollment 3,983

Undergraduate Attendance

Undergraduate Gender

Undergraduate Age

Undergraduate Race/Ethnicity

Undergraduate Distance Education

Undergraduates taking 100%, Some, or No Distance Education

Graduate Distance Education

Graduate students taking 100%, Some, or No Distance Education

Villanova University Accreditation

This institution is accredited by Middle States Commission on Higher Education

Specialized institution accreditations:

  • Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing, Inc. ? May 6, 2013 Formerly: National League for Nursing Accrediting Commission
    • Nursing (NUR) - Baccalaureate program
    • Nursing (MNUR) - Master's program
  • American Bar Association, Council of the Section of Legal Education and Admissions to the Bar
    • Law (LAW) - Professional schools
  • Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education
    • Nursing (CNURED) - Nursing education programs at the baccalaureate degree levels
    • Nursing (CNURED) - Nursing education programs at the graduate degree levels
    • Nursing (CNDNP) - Nursing education programs at the doctorate degree levels
  • Council on Accreditation of Nurse Anesthesia Educational Programs
    • Nurse Anesthesia (ANEST) - Institutions and programs at the master's degree, post master's certificate or doctoral degree levels

*General information for this school has been gathered from the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) database, a service provided by the U.S. Department of Education. does not guarantee the accuracy of information on this page. All information is subject to change. You should confirm all information with a college admissions officer.

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