Welcome to Villanova University!
We are a Catholic university founded in 1842 by the Order of Saint Augustine. At Villanova, our educational experience is rooted in a passionate, collaborative pursuit of knowledge and service to others. This commitment to our Augustinian ideals of Veritas, Unitas, Caritas – Truth, Unity, Love – serves as a living embodiment of the University’s mission and creates exciting opportunities for learning, growth, and personal development.
Villanova is committed to providing a challenging educational experience which prepares graduates for successful careers and rewarding lives. Whatever your interest, I encourage you to explore our website and learn more about our campus, our people and the exciting programs we offer.
Rev. Peter M. Donohue, O.S.A., Ph.D.