Application Requirements for Undergraduate Students

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Items to Submit

  • Common Application including Villanova Member School Section
  • Common Application essay and Villanova essay
  • Application Fee
  • Official high school transcript(s)
  • Secondary School Report with school counselor recommendation
  • One teacher recommendation
  • Senior Grades
    • Senior grades must be submitted as soon as they are available (no later than February 1) for all Regular Decision applicants and students who have been deferred under Early Decision or Early Action.

Standardized Testing

  • Self-Reported Testing
    • Villanova offers you the option to self-report your SAT and/or ACT scores in the testing section of the Common Application. Should you choose, you may also have your official scores sent to Villanova, but this is not necessary for your application to be reviewed.
    • If you are admitted and choose to enroll, we will require that the official scores be sent directly from the College Board and/or ACT.
    • Any misrepresentation of these scores will result in the denial or recession of admission.
  • Important Testing Information
    • For Early Decision and Early Action applicants, only testing taken no later than October of the senior year will be considered.
    • For Regular Decision applicants, only testing taken no later than December of the senior year will be considered.
    • The Admission Committee will superscore the highest subscores from the SAT and/or ACT from multiple test dates.
    • Optional writing sections are not required.
    • SAT Subject Tests are not required.
    • Official TOEFL or IELTS scores for candidates who are non-native English speakers. These scores cannot be self-reported. Visit our International Students page for more information.

Please Note

Villanova does not conduct admission interviews, nor do we consider demonstrated interest as part of our admission process.

Why Villanova?

Oliva Cero

“There’s a great balance of spirit and academic excitement.” Olivia Cero, Chemical Engineering, Bellevue, WA