Welcome to Villanova University. We invite you to explore our suburban 260-acre campus located just 12 miles from Philadelphia on the historic Main Line. Take a campus tour, meet our students and discover our beautiful architecture and relaxing open space. We’re easily accessible by car, train and plane, and our location offers everything from culture to dining to the arts to professional sports.

Map outline of Villanova in reference to nearby cities


800 E. Lancaster Ave, Villanova, PA 19085
Villanova University is minutes from Philadelphia and a short trip from New York City and Washington DC. Located near the intersection of two interstate highways, I-76 and I-476, Villanova is easy to access. There are three train stops on campus that offer convenient transportation to almost anywhere on the East Coast, including nearby Philadelphia International Airport (PHL).



Villanova offers student-guided tours throughout the year for prospective undergraduate students. Start with a 30-minute information session led by one of our admissions counselors and continue to a student-guided 60-minute tour.



Visitors may park in the I-1 Garage on the southeast corner of Ithan and Lancaster Aves. The entrance to the lot is on Ithan Ave.

A view of the Ithan parking garage.