ABA Required Disclosures

Fall 2015 Entering Class Profile

Total Number Applicants: 1,535
Total Enrolled: 164

  • In-state: 47%
  • Out-of-state: 53%
  • Women: 48%
  • Men: 52%

Students of Color: 17%
Average Age: 23
Age Range: 20-36
# States Represented: 23 (plus D.C.)
# Undergraduate Schools Represented: 85
Median GPA: 3.57
25th Percentile GPA: 3.27
75th Percentile GPA: 3.73
Median LSAT: 156
25th Percentile LSAT: 152
75th Percentile LSAT: 158

The Law School's percentiles are as of October 5, 2015. Villanova Law participated in the ABA's validation service, which measures the medians and the 75th/25th percentiles as of October 5, 2015. Our LSAT/UGPA percentiles were calculated by the Law School Admissions Council (LSAC) based on matriculants lists provided by Villanova Law to the ABA.

Tuition & Financial Aid

2015-2016 Tuition and Fees: $42,540
Priority Loan Application Deadline: March 1, 2016
Financial Aid Application Materials Required: FAFSA & Villanova Law School Financial Aid application

To review the Law School's Conditional Scholarship Retention data, please click here.

Financial Aid Contact Information:


Phone: (610) 519-7015
Email: finaid@law.villanova.edu
Website: www1.villanova.edu/villanova/law/admissions/finaid.html


Degrees Offered

JD (full time only)
JD/LLM in Taxation
LLM in Taxation
Joint JD/LLM International Studies

Applying to the Law School

The admissions office requires electronic applications

Application Deadline for first time applicants: April 1, 2016

Student Organizations 2015-2016

Art Law Society
Asian & Pacific American Law Students Association
Black Law Student Association
Christian Legal Society
Coalition Advocating for Rights and Dignity (CARD)
Corporate Law Society
Education Law Society
Environmental & Energy Law Society
Family Law Society
Fashion Law Society
Federalist Society
Health Law Society
Hispanic Law Students Association
Honor Board
Intellectual Property Law Society
International Law Society
Intramurals & Recreation
Jewish Law Students Association
Justinian Society
Law Students for Life
National Lawyers Guild
Phi Alpha Delta
Pro Bono Society
Public Interest Fellowship Program
St. Thomas More Society
Student Animal Legal Defense Fund
South Asian Law Students Association
Sports & Entertainment Law Society
Student Bar Association
Tax Law Society
Transactional LawMeet®
Villanova Democrats
Villanova Republicans
Women’s Law Caucus

Practica & Workshops

Capital Defense Practicum
Villanova Sentencing Workshop


Villanova Law Review
Villanova Environmental Law Journal
Jeffrey S. Moorad Sports Law Journal

Clinical Programs

Advanced Advocacy Clinic
CARES (Clinic for Asylum, Refugee and Immigrant Services)
Civil Justice Clinic
Clinic for Law & Entrepreneurship
Farmworkers Legal Aid Clinic
Federal Tax Clinic


Dept. of Homeland Security (ICE)
District Attorneys’ Offices
Federal, State & Local Judges
Environmental Protection Agency
Immigration Law Project
PA Health Law Project
PA Innocence Project
Public Defenders’ Offices
Securities & Exchange Commission
Support Center for Child Advocates
U.S. Attorneys’ Offices
U.S. Dept. of Justice, Antitrust Division

Please click here for a complete list.

Focus Areas of Study

Business and Transactional Practice
Criminal Practice
Employment & Labor Practice
Environmental Practice
Family Law Practice
Government Practice
Health Law Practice
Intellectual Property Practice
International & Comparative Law
Law, Religion and Philosophy
Litigation Practice
Public Interest Practice
Real Estate Practice
Sports & Entertainment Law Practice
Tax Practice


The Law School moved from Garey Hall to its new building in 2009. The building has approximately 175,000 square feet of space (gross, including corridors, mechanical space, etc.) with about 116,000 square feet of net usable space, including the following net square footage for:

A. Class and Seminar Rooms 25,600
B. Clinical Courses and Programs 3,500
C. Faculty Offices 11,800
D. Co-Curricular and Student Activities 15,500
E. Administrative and Staff 11,500
F. Library Facilities 44,900