UNDERGRADUATE ADMISSION

VILLANOVA UNIVERSITY

Founded in 1842, Villanova is the only Augustinian Catholic university in the nation. Villanova University values a personalized experience where teachers and students are partners in learning and scholarly inquiry. Villanovans are intellectually inspired, morally grounded, globally minded. Villanova attracts and forges world changers—people who ignite positive change everywhere life takes them.

EXPLORE OUR PROGRAMS

Choosing your path is easier when you know you’ll be supported by classmates and guided by caring, world-renowned faculty. 

Our Program Explorer can start you on your journey by introducing you to our rigorous academics through Villanova's more than 60 bachelor’s programs in the liberal arts, sciences, business, engineering and nursing, all committed to a deeply engaging approach to learning and discovery.

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INTERESTED?

VISIT

The best way to discover Villanova University is to experience our beautiful, suburban Philadelphia campus in person.

APPLY

Learn about application process and the ways to apply to Villanova. The time is now, prospective Wildcat. Apply today.

DEADLINES

Have you started your application? Find key dates and deadlines for applications, decision dates and financial aid.

REQUEST

Need more information? Request updates about undergraduate admissions, campus visits and upcoming Villanova events.

DISCOVER VILLANOVA

Being a Villanovan is about far more than the place you will pursue your academic ambitions over the next four years. It’s about the people and the experiences during that time that will help you—in the words of St. Augustine—“become what you are not yet.” 

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VIRTUAL TOUR

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FINANCIAL AID & SCHOLARSHIPS

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CAREER OUTCOMES

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INTERNATIONAL STUDENTS

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MEET OUR STAFF

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UNIVERSITY FACTS

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APPLICANT STATUS PAGE

VILLANOVA FACTS

TOP 50

2019 NATIONAL UNIVERSITIES
U.S. NEWS & WORLD REPORT

6,500

UNDERGRADUATE STUDENTS

12 TO 1

Student/faculty ratio

12 

MILES FROM PHILADELPHIA

96.3%

SUCCESSFUL PLACEMENT RATE
CLASS OF 2017

95%

FRESHMEN-TO-SOPHOMORE
RETENTION RATE

WHAT MADE YOU GO NOVA?

CONTACT US

Office of University Admission
Villanova University
Austin Hall
800 E. Lancaster Avenue
Villanova, PA 19085

Phone: 610.519.4000
Fax: 610.519.6450
gotovu@villanova.edu

Hours: Monday-Friday 
9 a.m. to 5 p.m. EST

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