Main Line Villanova College Fair

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Thursday, May 21, 2020

6:30 - 9:00 p.m.

Finneran Pavilion, Villanova University

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 300 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.

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.
  • Additionally, Finneran Pavilion is easily accessible by public transportation: 
    • Paoli/Thorndale Line - Villanova Station
    • 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 21st!

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 4:30 p.m. 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 6:30 p.m.

Should you have any specific questions, please contact Pam Swope.

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Check back closer to the event for a list of colleges and universities scheduled to attend!