Villanova University is located in a beautiful, safe, suburban town less than twenty kilometers from the east coast city of Philadelphia. With a major international airport in Philadelphia, it is easy to travel to Villanova from anywhere in the world. Philadelphia, which is also known as “Philly” and the “City of Brotherly Love,” was founded by English Quakers in 1682. It is the 5th largest city in the United States and the 2nd largest city on the East Coast, well-known internationally for its historical importance, its museums and orchestra, its many sports teams, and ethnic diversity. Our campus is easily accessible by train, car, or regional public transportation. In addition, New York City and Washington, DC are only a few hours away. The average temperature here is 18°C for the high and 8°C for the low, and we are on Eastern Standard Time (GMT-5) in accordance with Greenwich Mean Time.