6,966
Students
Financial aid thermometer
38,681
Avg. Financial Aid
Very Selective
Admission Difficulty
35
35%
Acceptance Rate
Suburban setting
Suburban
Setting
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Overview

Villanova University is a University institution located in Villanova, PA, in a suburban setting.

Location & Contact

Address 800 Lancaster Avenue
Villanova, PA  19085-1699
United States

Majors & Degrees

Area, Ethnic, Cultural, And Gender Studies Associate Bachelors
Latin American Studies Checkmark
Women's Studies Checkmark
Biological And Biomedical Sciences Associate Bachelors
Biochemistry Checkmark
Biology/biological Sciences Checkmark
Neuroscience Checkmark
Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services Associate Bachelors
Accounting Checkmark
Business Administration And Management Checkmark
Business/managerial Economics Checkmark
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International Business/trade/commerce Checkmark
Management Information Systems Checkmark
Marketing/marketing Management Checkmark
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Communication, Journalism And Related Programs Associate Bachelors
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Computer And Information Sciences And Support Services Associate Bachelors
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Education Associate Bachelors
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Engineering Associate Bachelors
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Civil Engineering Checkmark
Computer Engineering Checkmark
Electrical And Electronics Engineering Checkmark
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English Language And Literature/Letters Associate Bachelors
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Foreign Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics Associate Bachelors
Classics And Classical Languages Checkmark
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Health Professions And Related Clinical Sciences Associate Bachelors
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History Associate Bachelors
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Liberal Arts And Sciences, General Studies And Humanities Associate Bachelors
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Mathematics And Statistics Associate Bachelors
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Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies Associate Bachelors
Intercultural/multicultural And Diversity Studies Checkmark
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Natural Resources And Conservation Associate Bachelors
Environmental Science Checkmark
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Philosophy And Religious Studies Associate Bachelors
Islamic Studies Checkmark
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Physical Sciences Associate Bachelors
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Psychology Associate Bachelors
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Security And Protective Services Associate Bachelors
Criminal Justice/law Enforcement Administration Checkmark
Social Sciences Associate Bachelors
Economics Checkmark
Geography Checkmark
Political Science And Government Checkmark
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Visual And Performing Arts Associate Bachelors
Art History, Criticism And Conservation Checkmark

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

21,112
Applied
7,594
Accepted
6,966
Enrolled
36%
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Female Admissions

11,109
Females Applied
4,068
Females Accepted
37%
Acceptance Rate
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Male Admissions

10,003
Males Applied
3,526
Males Accepted
35%
Acceptance Rate

Applying

80
Application Fee
4.09
Avg. high school GPA for freshman
Admission Requirements
Required Transcript of high school record
Essay
One recommendation

Application Deadlines

Type Application Closing Notification Date Rolling Admissions
Fall freshmen January 15th April 1st
Early decision plan November 1st December 20th
Other early decision plan November 1st January 15th
Transfer June 1st Not reported Yes

Test Scores Accepted

Test Avg. Score Accepted 25th PercentileInfo icon 75th PercentileInfo icon
SAT Critical Reading 620 710
SAT Math 630 730
ACT Composite 30 33

Tuition & Fees

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Tuition

52,578
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Fees

730
Full-time student fees
14,020
Room & board
7,470
Room only
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Other Payment Considerations

Guaranteed tuition plan offered No
Tuition pre-payment plan No
Tuition payment plans offered Yes
Student groups that qualify for full or partial waiver of tuition Senior Citizens
Employees

Financial Aid

38,681
Avg. Financial Aid Package
38,853
Avg. Freshman Financial Aid Package
45,628
Avg. International Student Financial Aid Package
5,104
Avg. Loan Aid
16,497
Avg. Grant Aid
32,405
Avg. Scholarship and/or Grant Aid awarded
96% Percentage of students with need who receive financial aid
75%
Avg. Percentage of Financial Need Met
10%
Percentage of Students Who Had Their Need Fully Met

Student Body

6,966
Total undergrad students
2%
International Students
79%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 7.67%
Black or African American 5.02%
White or Caucasian 74.32%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0.07%
Asian 6.49%
Two or more races 2.54%
Other 1.94%

Gender

Male (47.14%)
Female (52.86%)

Campus Life

Housing

Type
College-owned housing Yes
Housing requirements None
Housing options Co-ed housing
Disabled housing
Women-only housing
% of undergrad students who live in college housing 66%

Student Activities

Student-run campus newspaper Checkmark
Drama/theatre group Checkmark
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Marching band Checkmark
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Campus events:
St. Thomas of Villanova Day of Service, PA Special Olympics Fall Festival and Villanova Hoops Mania

Student Services

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Women's center Checkmark
International students advisor Checkmark

Student Organizations

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Local fraternities
Local sororities
Most popular organizations:
Blue Key Society, New Student Orientation Counselor Program, Special Olympics, Campus Activities Team and Student Government Association

Campus Security & Safety

24-hour emergency telephone/alarm services Checkmark
24-hour patrols by trained officers Checkmark
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Late-night transport/escort services Checkmark
Electronically-operated dormitory entrances Checkmark
Other Campus Security & Safety:
Nova Alert: email, text messaging for emergency situations

Athletics

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Men's Sports

Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
Badminton Checkmark No No
Baseball Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Basketball Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Cheerleading No Division 1 No
Crew Checkmark Checkmark No
Cross-country Running Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Equestrian Sports No No No
Field Hockey No No No
Football Checkmark Division 1B Checkmark
Golf Checkmark Division 1 No
Ice Hockey Checkmark Checkmark No
Lacrosse Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Rugby Checkmark No No
Sailing Checkmark Checkmark No
Skiing (downhill) Checkmark Checkmark No
Soccer Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Softball Checkmark No No
Swimming And Diving Checkmark Division 1 No
Tennis Checkmark Division 1 No
Track And Field No Division 1 Checkmark
Ultimate Frisbee Checkmark No No
Volleyball Checkmark Checkmark No
Water Polo Checkmark Checkmark No
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Women's Sports

Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
Badminton Checkmark No No
Baseball No No No
Basketball Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Cheerleading No Division 1 No
Crew No Division 1 No
Cross-country Running Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Equestrian Sports Checkmark Checkmark No
Field Hockey Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Football No No No
Golf Checkmark No No
Ice Hockey Checkmark Checkmark No
Lacrosse Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Rugby No No No
Sailing Checkmark Checkmark No
Skiing (downhill) Checkmark Checkmark No
Soccer Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Softball Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Swimming And Diving Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Tennis Checkmark Division 1 No
Track And Field No Division 1 Checkmark
Ultimate Frisbee Checkmark No No
Volleyball Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Water Polo No Division 1 No

Faculty

1,039
Total Faculty
12:1
Student-Faculty Ratio
Full-time - 618
Part-time - 421
Male - 598
Female - 441