Villanova University takes a holistic approach to reviewing applicants to our undergraduate programs. When we read your application we will consider the complete picture - including your academic performance and rigor, activities outside the classroom, recommendations, essays, life experiences and, if reported, test scores. We want to learn who you are as a student and as a person.
First-year applicants are students who are currently in high school, even if taking college courses. If you are attending a college or university, you will apply as a transfer student.
Villanova University offers first-year applicants a choice of four application plans: Early Action and Regular Decision which are non-binding and Early Decision I and Early Decision II which are binding.
|Application Deadline||Notification Date||Reply Date|
|Early Decision I||November 1||December 15||by January 7|
|Early Action||November 1||January 29||by May 1|
|Early Decision II||January 15||by March 1||by March 15|
|Regular Decision||January 15||by April 1||by May 1|
- Villanova does not conduct admission interviews, nor do we consider demonstrated interest as part of our admission process.
- It is highly recommended that applicants to the Villanova School of Business have at least one year of high school Calculus.
- A successfully completed high school Physics course is required for applicants to the College of Engineering.
- Fitzpatrick College of Nursing applicants are required to have successfully completed at least one year of Biology and Chemistry during high school.
INFORMATION FOR INTERNATIONAL APPLICANTS
An international student is one who is not a U.S. Citizen or permanent resident and requires a student visa (F-1 or J-1) to study in the United States. If you are a U.S. Citizen or permanent resident residing abroad, your application will be reviewed by a member of the international admission staff but you will be considered as a domestic student for purposes of financial assistance.