Application Requirements for Undergraduate Students

Application Requirements for Undergraduate Students

The following documents are required for first-time undergraduate applicants to complete your application for admission. In order for your application to receive consideration, the Admission Committee must receive all of the following items by the appropriate deadline:

To Apply to Villanova

Submit the Common Application with the Member School Section for Villanova.

November 1 for Early ActionHonors Program consideration and Health Affiliation Programs.

December 1 is the deadline for anyone interested in being considered for the Villanova Scholarship, the Presidential Scholarship nomination form (from the chief academic officer of the secondary school) and the completed application for any Presidential Scholarship nominee. 

January 15 is the deadline for Regular Decision.

A Common Application Essay
Secondary School Report and Midyear Report Forms PDF icon
Official High School Transcripts (strongly preferred to be sent online from your Secondary School Counselor)
Villanova Essay
Official SAT scores and/or official ACT scores (which must include the Writing sub-score) must be sent directly and electronically from the College Board or ACT (SAT/ACTs may be taken no later than October of the senior year for any November 1 deadline, no later than November of the senior year for any December 1 deadline and no later than December of the senior year for Regular Decision)
Official TOEFL or IELTS scores (for candidates who are non-native English speakers)
One teacher letter recommendation sent electronically through the Common Application.
Application fee of eighty U.S. dollars ($80) paid to Villanova University (non-refundable)

Why Villanova?

"Villanova faculty and staff foster individual growth in every student. I had the opportunity to work with Special Olympics as early as my freshman year. I'm so grateful that Villanova encourages students to give back to the community."

Jennifer Park
Pasadena, California

Important Dates Calendar

Check deadline dates — Print this page and keep it in a handy place to use as a quick reference.

Please note that interviews are not part of the admission process.