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Villanova is committed to keeping its tuition rates and fees in graduate arts and sciences affordable. Villanova also offers two forms of competitive, merit-based fellowships for full-time students: tuition scholarships and graduate assistantships, which provide a stipend as well as tuition. In addition, teachers and educators are eligible for reduced tuition rates in most programs. The Office of Graduate Studies also offers additional resources for current military and veterans and international students.

Assistance with applications for student loans and a convenient payment plan are also available. Villanova’s Office of Financial Assistance is a robust resource for information about financing your educational investment.


Villanova's tuition rates and fees are very competitive in the graduate market. The University offers a convenient, interest-free Tuition Payment Plan, which is open to any student. The Office of Financial Assistance also can help graduate students with their applications for student loans.

The College of Liberal Arts and Sciences offers two types of competitive, merit-based funding available for matriculated degree-seeking students who are studying full-time: Tuition Scholarships and Graduate Assistantships. Students may apply for this Department and College funding as part of the application for admission. Funding is typically only offered for students starting in the fall semester and earlier deadlines apply. View the application details for your program for deadline information. Graduate assistantships and tuition scholarships may available through other university offices. Funding for these other campus opportunities requires a separate application.



Villanova loves teachers! Each year, some of the brightest and most ambitious teachers in the Philadelphia area pursue our degrees and certificates to enrich their understanding of their subject matter and enhance their pedagogical repertoire. Learn more about tuition discounts for teachers.


Villanova is honored to support the outstanding individuals who are serving or who have served in the U.S. Military while they pursue their higher education goals. Learn more about education assistance benefits and resources for veterans and current military.


International students join a robust global community at Villanova. Learn more about application requirements and resources for international students.

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The Office of Graduate Studies offers a multitude of ways to get acquainted with Villanova! From personal tours to events such as Open House and virtual information sessions, we have options to fit your schedule. Plan your visit today!