Admission Statistics

We believe that our students are among the best as determined by their high school academic record and class standing, scores on standardized tests, involvement in social and leadership activities, and the student essays. Take a look at the profile of our most recently admitted class.

  • Applications Received: 15,703
  • Targeted freshman class size: 1,670
  • Percentage of admitted freshman applicants who ranked in the top 10 percent of their high school class (where rank is given): 74
  • Percentage of admitted freshman applicants who ranked in the top 20 percent of their high school class: 94
  • The middle 50 percent range of SAT scores was 1300-1440/1600
  • The middle 50 percent range of the composite ACT score was 30-33
  • GPA range for admitted students was: 3.80-4.21/4.00 on a weighted scale
Admission Statistics

Of those who applied:

  • 54 percent from public schools
  • 46 percent from private schools
  • 51 percent women; 49 percent men
  • 18 percent have alumni affiliation

Why Villanova?

"Villanova faculty and staff foster individual growth in every student. I had the opportunity to work with Special Olympics as early as my freshman year. I'm so grateful that Villanova encourages students to give back to the community."

Jennifer Park
Pasadena, California


Additional Information

Please know that each application to Villanova is holistically reviewed by the Admission Committee as we strive to learn more about you  beyond your grades and test scores.