Villanova University welcomes transfer applications from students with previous college experience from other institutions. To be eligible for transfer admission to Villanova, you must have enrolled in college as a degree-seeking student or a full-time student after completing high school. If you were previously enrolled at Villanova, you will need to contact the Dean of the college to seek re-enrollment.
Admission criteria and prior course selections vary slightly depending upon the college and academic program to which you apply. Only completed files will be reviewed, therefore students should monitor their Applicant Status Page to view any missing requirements. All candidates will be notified of their admission decision through their status page as well.
For consideration, a minimum college cumulative GPA of a 3.00/4.00 is strongly recommended for all transfer students.
- March 1: Fitzpatrick College of Nursing
- June 1: College of Liberal Arts and Sciences, Villanova School of Business and College of Engineering (Electrical Engineering only)
- November 1: College of Liberal Arts and Sciences and College of Engineering (Electrical Engineering only)
- The Villanova School of Business and Fitzpatrick College of Nursing do not consider applications for Spring transfer.
The following application materials are required for all transfer applicants. International transfer students can find additional required application materials below.
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, you will be considered as a domestic student for purposes of financial assistance.