FIRST-YEAR ADMISSION PROFILE

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MEET THE ADMITTED CLASS OF 2026

The Office of Undergraduate Admission takes pride in our multifaceted and holistic application review process. The Admission Committee reviews a variety of factors when considering a candidate's admission including high school performance, strength of academic curriculum, standardized test scores (if submitted), writing supplements, extracurricular activities and recommendation(s).

Data as of March 22, 2022.

23,813

TOTAL APPLICANTS

23%

ADMIT RATE

1,700

TARGET CLASS SIZE

50

STATES

55

COUNTRIES

37%

STUDENTS OF COLOR

4.17-4.56

MIDDLE 50% WEIGHTED GPA

3.87-4.05

MIDDLE 50% UNWEIGHTED GPA

84%

IN TOP 10% OF HIGH SCHOOL CLASS, WHERE REPORTED

43%

ADMITTED TEST-OPTIONAL

1430-1520

MIDDLE 50% SAT*

32-35

MIDDLE 50% ACT*

* When reported. Villanova is test-optional for the Classes of 2025, 2026 and 2027.

83%

INVOLVED IN COMMUNITY SERVICE

64%

HELD PAYING JOBS

37%

INVOLVED IN THE ARTS

82%

PLAYED SPORTS