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Wednesday, May 22, 2024

6:00 - 8:30 PM




For over three decades, Villanova University, in conjunction with the Pennsylvania Association for College Admission Counseling (PACAC) has hosted the Main Line Regional College Fair. With nearly 175 colleges in attendance, this is a great opportunity for area high school students and their parents or guardians to start their college search by learning more about the colleges and universities that they are interested in. All high school students and their families are welcome.


List of schools that attended in 2023:


Alfred University

Allegheny College

Alvernia University

American College Dublin

American University of Paris

Arcadia University

Assumption University

Binghamton University

Boston College

Bucknell University

Cabrini University

Cairn University

Case Western Reserve University

Cedar Crest College

Central Penn College

Chatham University

Chestnut Hill College

Christopher Newport University

CIEE, Council on International Educational Exchange

Coastal Carolina University

College of Charleston

Commonwealth University - Bloomsburg, Lockhaven & Mansfield

Delaware County Community College

Delaware Valley University

DeSales University

Drew University

Drexel University

Duquesne University

East Stroudsburg University

Eastern University

Elizabethtown College

Elon University

Florida Institute of Technology

Franklin & Marshall College

Full Sail University

George Mason University

Georgian Court University

Gettysburg College

Goldey-Beacom College

Gwynedd Mercy University

Harcum College

Harrisburg University of Science & Technology

Haverford College

Hobart and William Smith Colleges

Hofstra University

Holy Family University

Husson University

Immaculata University

Indiana University of Pennsylvania

Iona University

Ithaca College

IUP Academy of Culinary Arts

James Madison University

Johnson & Wales University

Juniata College

Kean University

Kenyon College

King's College

Kutztown University

La Roche University

La Salle University

Lafayette College

Lebanon Valley College

Lees-McRae College

Lehigh University

Liberty University

LIM College

Long Island University

Lycoming College

Manor College

Marist College

Marywood University

Massachusetts College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences

Merrimack College

Miami University

Millersville University

Monmouth University

Moore College of Art & Design

Moravian University

Mount St. Mary's University

Muhlenberg College

Neumann University

New Jersey Institute of Technology

Oberlin College

Ohio University

Ohio Wesleyan University

Pace University

Penn State University

Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts

Pennsylvania College of Art & Design

Pennsylvania College of Technology

Pennsylvania Western University : California, Clarion & Edinboro

Point Park University

Quinnipiac University

Reading Hospital School of Health Sciences

Rider University

Roanoke College

Robert Morris University

Rochester Institute of Technology (RIT)

Rosemont College

Rutgers University- New Brunswick

Saint Anselm College

Saint Joseph's University

Seton Hall University

Seton Hill University

Shenandoah University

Shippensburg University

Slippery Rock University

Springfield College

St. John's University

St. Mary's College of Maryland

Stevenson University

Stony Brook University


SUNY Maritime College

Susquehanna University

Syracuse University

Temple University

Thaddeus Stevens College of Technology

The Catholic University of America

The College of New Jersey

The New School

The University of Alabama

Thomas Jefferson University

University at Albany

University at Buffalo, SUNY

University of Delaware

University of Louisville

University of Massachusetts Boston

University of New Hampshire

University of New Haven

University of Pennsylvania

University of Pittsburgh

University of Pittsburgh at Bradford

University of Pittsburgh at Johnstown

University of Rhode Island

University of Richmond

University of Scranton

University of South Florida

University of Tampa

University of Tennessee, Knoxville

University of Vermont

Ursinus College

Verto Education

Villanova University 

Virginia Commonwealth University

Virginia Military Institute

Wagner College

Wake Forest University

Washington & Jefferson College

Washington College

West Chester University

West Virginia University

Westminster College

Widener University

Wilkes University

William & Mary

Wilson College

Xavier University

York College of Pennsylvania

Villanova University is located 12 miles west of Center City Philadelphia in the heart of the historic Main Line. Located near the intersection of two major interstate highways, I-76 and I-476, Villanova's campus is easily accessible by car, commuter train, trolley, or bus.

Important Parking Information:

  • Due to the popularity of this fair, parking may be limited. We are strongly recommending that students and their families carpool.
  • Parking for guests is available in the I-1 Ithan Garage, M-2 SAC Garage and both L-2 & L-3 lots. Please refer to our printable Campus and Parking Map.  
  • Additionally, Finneran Pavilion is easily accessible by public transportation: 
    • SEPTA Paoli/Thorndale Line - Villanova Station
    • SEPTA Norristown High Speed Line - Stadium Station
    • SEPTA Bus, Route 106

All students and families are welcome to attend! There is no charge and no need to RSVP.

Please be sure to register in advance for a barcode at

At the fair, show your barcode to colleges who will scan it to send you more information about their schools. The day after the fair, you will receive a report with information about each college with whom you scanned.

Thank you for making the Main Line Regional College Fair at Villanova University part of your spring travel! We are excited to welcome you to campus on May 22nd!

As you plan your trip, we hope the following will be helpful:

On the night of the event, doors will open to college representatives for set-up starting at 4:00 p.m. Parking information will be sent to you prior to the fair. We encourage you to arrive early as campus parking is in high demand as it draws closer to the start of the event. Doors will open to students and families at promptly 6:00 p.m.

Should you have any specific questions, please contact Jamie Bowers.

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