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Brand Platform—The Villanova Experience
Restless hearts and rigorous minds create wisdom to shape the world. The Villanova University experience melds intellect and spirituality. Villanova’s Augustinian Catholic community urges self-exploration while rejecting selfcenteredness. The Villanova journey yields ambition with a sense of mission; intellect inspired by faith. The result: Villanova attracts and forges world changers—people who create positive change everywhere life takes them.
What Makes Villanova Distinctive?
What sets Villanova University apart is its Augustinian Catholic intellectual tradition, which is the cornerstone of an academic community in which students learn to think critically, act compassionately and succeed while serving others. Villanova prepares students to become ethical leaders who create positive change everywhere life takes them.
Augustinian Catholic Education
Villanova University’s Augustinian Catholic intellectual tradition is the cornerstone of an academic community in which students learn to think critically, act compassionately and succeed while serving others.
Reasons to Go Nova
All of the following reasons to join the Villanova University community are compelling on their own, and together they create an experience that is greater than the sum of its parts. These reasons, taken as a whole, make the Villanova experience unique and powerful.
At Villanova, students are challenged by a rigorous academic experience rooted in the liberal arts and shaped by a community where students and professors are partners in learning.
Villanova’s welcoming community shares a responsibility to uphold the ideals of Saint Augustine: truth, unity and love. This environment helps students grow intellectually, professionally and spiritually, and challenges them to reach their full potential.
The Villanova community is dedicated to providing a caring, personalized learning environment that fosters students’ intellectual and spiritual well-being.
Service to Others
Villanova’s Augustinian Catholic intellectual tradition challenges students to enrich their own lives by working for those in need. Academic and service programs allow students to use their knowledge, skills and compassion to better the world around them.
Foundation for Lifelong Success
The Villanova experience develops both the heart and the mind. It prepares students to become ethical leaders who create positive change everywhere life takes them.
About Villanova University: Since 1842, Villanova University’s Augustinian Catholic intellectual tradition has been the cornerstone of an academic community in which students learn to think critically, act compassionately and succeed while serving others. There are more than 10,000 undergraduate, graduate and law students in the University's six colleges—the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences, the Villanova School of Business, the College of Engineering, the College of Nursing, the College of Professional Studies and the Villanova University Charles Widger School of Law. Ranked among the nation’s top universities, Villanova supports its students’ intellectual growth and prepares them to become ethical leaders who create positive change everywhere life takes them. For more, visit www.villanova.edu.