Villanova

School of Business

DEVELOPING BUSINESS LEADERS
FOR A BETTER WORLD ®

Students sitting on steps outside of Bartley Hall

The Villanova School of Business develops business leaders for a better world through the Augustinian values of truth, community, caring and leading through service.

VSB provides a world-class business education with undergraduate programs, graduate programs and executive education. Renowned faculty blend formal business training with real-world application to deliver an innovative and rigorous curriculum.

By bridging theory and practice, VSB helps students to develop into creative problem solvers who become ethical, influential leaders who know how to grow, analyze and protect business value.

Collaborative. Creative. Entrepreneurial. VSB educates leaders with a desire to effect positive change in their workplaces and their communities, as well as around the globe.

OUR STORIES - MAKING AN IMPACT

The VSB community includes creative problem solvers, collaborative leaders and humble servant leaders who represent our unique values. Explore the stories of how members of our community–students, faculty and alumni–live out the VSB mission in their workplaces, communities and around the globe.

OFFICE OF DIVERSITY, EQUITY & INCLUSION

VSB will be a leader in creating an inclusive, equitable and diverse community that serves all members and stakeholders and reflects the University’s commitment to equality, justice and mutual respect. VSB will also seek to increase the representation of underrepresented groups across race, gender, sexual orientation, ethnicity, socio-economic, religious and other social identities and backgrounds.

EXPERIENCE VSB

 

 

LEARN AT VSB

UNDERGRADUATE

Choose from 7 majors, 3 co-majors and 9 minors.
Business minors also are available for
non-business students.

GRADUATE

Learn about VSB’s master's degree programs,
which include the Villanova MBA, the Executive MBA
and several specialized options.

ACADEMIC DEPARTMENTS

VSB's 5 academic departments are home
to our undergraduate and graduate degrees and
our more than 120 faculty members.

CENTERS OF EXCELLENCE

VSB’s institutes and centers of excellence
drive the school’s pursuit of scholarly achievement, provide an outlet
for cutting-edge research and help to guide curricular design.

FAST FACTS

#3

RANKED GRADUATE ONLINE BUSINESS PROGRAM IN THE NATION BY U.S. NEWS & WORLD REPORT

  

97.7%

SUCCESSFUL
UNDERGRADUATE JOB
PLACEMENT RATE

  

$64,714

AVERAGE
UNDERGRADUATE
STARTING SALARY

  

25%

INCREASE IN AVERAGE MBA SALARY UPON PROGRAM COMPLETION

 

  

#9

RANKED BEST ONLINE MBA IN THE NATION BY U.S. NEWS & WORLD REPORT

  

31,550

VSB ALUMNI MAKING A DIFFERENCE AROUND THE WORLD

  

NEWS

2020 Poets & Quants Undergraduate B-School Ranking

2020 Poets & Quants Undergraduate B-School Ranking

Villanova, Pa. January 12, 2021 – The Villanova School of Business (VSB) undergraduate program has placed #13 in the annual Poets&Quants for Undergrads ranking. VSB performed exceptionally well on the results of the academic experience rank, achieving the #12 spot in that portion of the ranking.

JANUARY 12, 2021

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 VSB’s Center for Church Management Introduces New Certificate in Catholic School Management

VSB’s Center for Church Management Introduces New Certificate in Catholic School Management

Villanova, Pa., Dec. 7, 2020 - Beginning 2021, the Center for Church Management (CCM) will offer a Certificate in Catholic School Management for K-12 Catholic school administrators. The program is designed to provide school leaders with the critical business skills and knowledge necessary to successfully manage their schools in a Catholic context.

DECEMBER 1, 2020

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Dean Joyce E. A. Russell

IN THE MEDIA | Deans’ Panel: A Conversation With Leaders Of Top Online MBA Programs

Poets & Quants - November 9, 2020

During this panel discussion, the deans and directors speak about this year’s rankings, the current state of the online MBA degree, the coronavirus pandemic’s impact on the online space, the most exciting and new aspects of their individual programs, advice to applicants considering an online MBA degree, and more.

NOVEMBER 9, 2020

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2020 Poets & Quants Online MBA B-School Ranking

2020 Poets & Quants Online MBA B-School Ranking

Villanova, Pa., November 9, 2020 - The Villanova School of Business (VSB) Online MBA ranked in the top ten among programs in the annual Poets&Quants ranking, coming in at #7 in the nation. VSB performed exceptionally well—earning the #2 spot—in the academic experience part of the methodology, largely comprised of the results of an extensive alumni survey. There were 47 schools included in the ranking this year, and inclusion was on an invitation-only basis. This is the second year the VSB Online MBA participated in the ranking.

NOVEMBER 9, 2020

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Jonathan Doh, John A. Pearce, Pankaj Patel, PhD and Charles R. (Ray) Taylor, PhD

Four VSB Faculty Members Rank in Stanford University’s Database of Top Scientists in the World

VSB is pleased to announce that four of its world-renowned faculty members have been ranked in Stanford University’s new author database. After recognizing that there was great interest in standardized citation metrics across all scientists and scientific disciplines, Stanford created an updated science-wide database of more than 159,000 top scientists in the world.

NOVEMBER 2, 2020

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INSPIRING MINDS PODCAST

Inspiring Minds features thought-provoking conversations between VSB students and our world-class faculty focused on their research.

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