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Office of Student Retention Services

Mission of the Office of Student Retention Services

Villanova‚Äôs Office of Student Retention Services is committed to supporting undergraduate students on their path toward graduation.  Through our relationship with key stakeholders across the University, the office will plan, advise and monitor graduation and retention policies which influence and inform the University community.  The office is committed to being an integral piece in helping the University achieve its long-term retention and graduation goals by making sure that every student has the opportunity to be successful at Villanova.


Office of Student Retention Services Annual Report

The Director of Student Retention Services publishes an annual report on the state of the University's graduation and retention efforts for internal review. 

Annual Report for the academic year 2022-2023

Annual Report for the academic year 2021-2022

Annual Report for the academic year 2020-2021

Publicly Accessible Data Insights Dashboards

The data collected below is publicly reported and accessible, providing key University statistics for Villanova.

Retention Fall 2015-2020

Retention Fall 2021 and Onwards

Students Considering Withdrawing from Villanova

If you are considering withdrawing from Villanova, please contact your adviser to discuss the University withdrawal process.

Requests for Data

If you have any requests for specific retention data, please feel free to email Megan Zak, Director of Student Retention Services.

Villanova University Exit Survey

For those students who are planning to withdraw from Villanova or who have already left, please complete the exit survey if you have not already done so.