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We invite you to experience and learn about the distinct benefits of a Villanova education at our Fall Preview Days! You will have the opportunity to learn more about our community, academic programs and campus activities. Join us to hear from our students, faculty and staff who will share with you what makes an education at Villanova an exceptional and life-changing experience.

Each of our undergraduate colleges will host a specialized event to help answer all the questions on your mind before you submit your application for admission. These half-day programs will include a presentation from the college, undergraduate admission and financial assistance information, a student-led campus tour and the opportunity to browse the academic departments of that college to speak with faculty and students.


The 2022 Fall Preview Days will be held Saturday, September 17 and Sunday, September 18. Additional details about the schedule will be shared in the summer.


Date and Time of 2022 Event TBA in Summer 2022.


We innovate, educate and care. We build Nursing science that informs practice.

What sparked your interest in nursing? The idea of caring for the tiniest patients in the neonatal ICU? The fast pace of the emergency department? Working side by side with families affected by cancer? Bridging disparities and promoting health globally? Or, do you have the dream of someday becoming a Nurse Practitioner or a Nurse Anesthetist?

Villanova Nursing can help you achieve your aspirations.

Villanova University’s M. Louise Fitzpatrick College of Nursing is committed to the pursuit of academic and clinical excellence in nursing education. Villanova Nurses are prepared to be strong, ethical leaders in the areas of clinical practice, innovation, research, education and administration.

You will be challenged to be an independent thinker and problem solver. You will collaborate with faculty experts in our state-of-the-art building, Driscoll Hall, with access to superior clinical and teaching resources within the local community and around the world.

You will graduate ready to advocate, discover, teach, research and care. You will enhance a powerful, compassionate network of more than 9,000 alumni who serve the vulnerable, think globally and lead at the forefront of health care.

Experience Villanova Nursing during Preview Day and see why we are consistently honored by the National League for Nursing as a Center of Excellence in Nursing Education.

Date and Time of 2022 Event TBA in Summer 2022.


Solve problems, think creatively and work collaboratively with an unwavering commitment to serve the greater good.

Grounded in a rich liberal arts tradition and rooted in Augustinian values, Villanova engineers become immersed in entrepreneurial thinking and hands-on experiences that open a world of career paths across countless industries.

Villanova engineering students master the why and how of engineering in a global environment. Faculty-student engagements, research opportunitiesservice learning trips and career exploration opportunities extend far beyond the classroom. Introducing engineering to Philadelphia-area school students through our STEM outreach programs and pursuing solutions to some of our world’s most significant issues through the Grand Challenge Scholars Program are just two examples of transformational experiences that last a lifetime.

In the very first semester of study, engineering students complete hands-on, team-based multidisciplinary projects that introduce you to the design and problem solving process needed to be a successful engineer. This experience also helps you form lasting relationships and friendships that will support and encourage you throughout your time at Villanova.

Beyond campus, students are connected to an extensive network of Villanova engineering alumni who are leading companies in nearly every industry and every part of the world—from rocket and satellite development to technology incubators to building and renewing infrastructures. During sophomore year, you will be partnered with one of these alumni who will serve as an invaluable professional mentor.

At Villanova, the intellectual nature of developing engineers is nurtured through a learning dynamic that teaches students to think critically and act ethically. Villanova educates mission-driven problem solvers who strive to make meaningful and sustainable change in the world.

Date and Time of 2022 Event TBA in Summer 2022.


Rooted. Restless. The Role of Values in Business Education 

In any given day, business leaders make countless decisions. Whether it's managing people or directing investments, growing a business or creating a new one, every decision offers an opportunity for positive change --the potential to advance our world and seek what makes us better. Leadership that thinks and acts responsibly and serves a greater purpose demands more than knowledge and natural ability. It requires a deeply held commitment to pursuing excellence and the optimal outcome for our organization and our society.

At the Villanova School of Business, our Augustinian values provide the framework for our mission and for our approach to business education. Driven by the ideals of truth, community and service to others, we create an environment where students strengthen both their intellectual curiosity and their values. They build the competencies to succeed, to pursue lifelong learning, and to truly become business leaders for a better world.

Our values are present throughout all elements of the VSB experience.  Across our students, faculty, staff, alumni and partners, we are rooted in our Augustinian tradition, but also restless to become what we are not yet. This sense of commitment and shared purpose creates a strong community of humble servant leaders who together continually strive to build a better world in all that we do. 

Date and Time of 2022 Event TBA in Summer 2022.


Academic rigor, integrated knowledge and high-value skills define Villanova’s Liberal Arts and Sciences education.

College of Liberal Arts and Sciences (CLAS) students prepare for careers that require breadth of knowledge, creativity and intellectual curiosity. The CLAS curriculum emphasizes innovation through diverse perspectives, integrated knowledge and experiential learning.

A Liberal Arts education at Villanova offers a wide range of course offerings and majors. Students learn to think critically, communicate effectively and write well—high-value skills that today’s employers want and need. Our teacher-scholars share their expertise, inspire curiosity and engage you in a personalized experience. You’ll be prepared for a career in an exciting field – one in which you may set national policy, break news, or educate the next generation of scholars – or you’ll continue your education at one of the world’s top graduate schools.

Students of the Sciences learn from renowned faculty whose expertise ranges from quantum computing and atmospheric chemistry to invasive species and marine invertebrates. You’ll be welcomed into the lab as part of a high-level research team, exploring areas from the nano to the extragalactic, from searching out new ways to treat diseases to ensuring the health of a watershed. Our Sciences students are prepared to go on to top medical and graduate schools or immediately start work in an array of interesting fields.

The Office for Undergraduate Students connects you with internship and experiential learning opportunities for intellectual and professional growth, and the Office of Education Abroad enables you to go global as early as your sophomore year. You’ll connect with a worldwide network of alumni, including Fortune 500 executives, research scientists, university educators, Pulitzer prize-winning journalists, doctors, attorneys, communications and financial industry leaders and more.

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