Villanova’s trained academic advisors will help you identify the courses and classes best suited for your academic career. Each advisor has day and evening hours.
Application forms for admission to part-time undergraduate study are available online or at the Office of Part-Time Studies. Part-Time Studies has rolling admissions.
Bachelor of Interdisciplinary Studies (BIS) Degrees:
(Designed for Working Adults)
Media & Technology
Teacher Certification for Secondary Education (Day courses required)
From the South: Take I-95 North to Exit 7 (I-476/ Blue Route North-Plymouth Meeting). Take I-476 North to Exit 13 (Villanova/St. Davids). Turn right onto Route 30 East, also known as Lancaster Avenue.
From the North: Take I-476/Blue Route South-Chester. Follow I-476 South to Exit 13 (Villanova/St. Davids). Turn right onto Route 30 East, also known as Lancaster Avenue.
From the West: Take the Pennsylvania Turnpike (76) to Exit 326-Valley Forge. Take I-76 (Schuylkill Expressway) to Exit 331A (I-476/Blue Route South-Chester). Take I-476 South-Chester. Follow I-476 South to Exit 13 (Villanova/St. Davids). Turn right onto Route 30 East, also known as Lancaster Avenue.
Designed for students in the Bachelor of Interdisciplinary Studies program who wish to complete their degree in as little as three years.
There are many federal, state and privately funded grant and loan programs available for matriculated students registering for at least six credits per semester. Contact the Office of Financial Assistance at 610.519.6456 for details and necessary forms or go to www.finaid.villanova.edu. If you would like to spread your educational expenses over monthly payments, you may want to contact our exclusive payment plan provider, Tuition Management Systems (TMS) at 800.722.4867 or www.afford.com. If your employer offers a Tuition Reimbursement plan, let us know at www.bursar.villanova.edu.
Villanova offers opportunities for people who have knowledge of certain subjects but lack the college credits to prove it.
If you have credits from any accredited college or university, they will be given serious consideration. Students from local community colleges regularly transfer into Villanova Part-Time Studies. You can transfer up to 60 credits toward your Villanova bachelor's degree.
The Value of a Villanova Education
Wildcard Office Dougherty Hall, First Floor
Phone: (610) 519-4179
Hours of operation: Mon-Fri 8 A.M.-5 P.M.
Official University ID card for students, staff, and faculty is known as the Wildcard. The actual card is a photo ID with a magnetic strip on the back. Photos are taken at the Wildcard Office, phone 610-519-4179. To receive your Wildcard, bring a photo ID, such as a driver's license, and proof of your enrollment at Villanova (letter of acceptance from PTS, copy of class schedule) to the Wildcard office, located in Dougherty Hall. On the back of the card is a space for a validation sticker which is sent to you from the Bursar's Office after your bill is paid.
Remember your Wildcard is necessary for verification purposes, student discounts, checking out library books, entrance into the library on weeknights and on weekends, use of library databases, access to the Internet, entrance to some campus buildings and use of vending machines and photocopiers that do not accept cash.