"Become what you are not yet."

St. Augustine

Villanova's intellectual climate, research and scholarship activity, and integrated approach to teaching and learning foster an academic experience that creates pathways for Villanovans to ignite change wherever they go.

CLOSELY CONNECTED ACADEMIC COMMUNITY

Villanova is a closely connected academic community, grounded in the Augustinian Catholic intellectual tradition.  With renowned faculty and a personalized, supportive learning environment, Villanova provides exceptional opportunities for students seeking a wide range of academic programs—bachelor's, master's, doctoral, law and certificate.

COLLABORATIVE PURSUIT OF KNOWLEDGE

At Villanova, the collaborative pursuit of new knowledge drives partnerships between our academic departments and colleges, and with global organizations. These kinds of interactions provide opportunities for faculty and students not only to innovate but to see how the applications of their discoveries help better our communities.

ACCLAIMED FACULTY

Our acclaimed faculty are at the core of Villanova's vibrant academic community. They are innovative and engaged classroom teachers, and among the most respected academic leaders in their fields. Students work directly with professors—building strong relationships, engaging in collaborative research, and pursuing both independent and team projects.

FORGING WORLD CHANGERS

Villanova attracts and forges world changers. At Villanova, we approach the pursuit of knowledge as a way to serve our global society—to deepen interactions, improve lives and ignite change. No matter where you are in your academic journey, Villanova will challenge you to use your knowledge, skills and compassion to better the world around you.

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VILLANOVA'S TEACHER-SCHOLARS

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INTERDISCIPLINARY INSTITUTES
AND CENTERS OF EXCELLENCE

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A DIVERSE & INCLUSIVE COMMUNITY

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AUGUSTINIAN INTELLECTUAL TRADITION

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FALVEY MEMORIAL LIBRARY

EXPLORE OUR ACADEMIC PROGRAMS

BACHELOR'S

50 bachelor's programs in the liberal arts, business, engineering, nursing and the sciences

MASTER'S

40+ master's programs across disciplines, including 5-year bachelor's/master's programs

DOCTORAL

Distinctive doctoral programs in the fields of engineering, nursing, philosophy and theology

LAW

JD and joint degrees offered in coordination with other schools and departments in the University

CERTIFICATE

A wide variety of undergraduate, post-graduate and post-master's certificates, as well as non-credit professional programs

FAST FACTS

99%

OF FACULTY HOLD HIGHEST
DEGREE IN THEIR FIELDS

100+

FULBRIGHT, RHODES AND OTHER NATIONALLY COMPETITIVE SCHOLARSHIPS EARNED SINCE 2013

89%

UNDERGRADUATE
GRADUATION RATE