Villanova University: Ranking & Review

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Villanova Rank United States Rank World Rank
1 245 788
Top 5%

Villanova University Acceptance rate and Admissions statistics

TotalMenWomen
Acceptance Rate36%35%37%
Applicants21,12310,01411,109
Admissions7,6053,5374,068
Enrolled undergraduates1,724833891
Enrolled total (including graduate students)10,9675,2565,711

2,924 students enrolled in some distance education courses.

1,625 enrolled exclusively in distance education.

Male-Female Ratio

Enrollment by race or ethnicity

Admission requirements

Application fee for undergraduates - $80. Application fee for graduates - $50.

Secondary school GPARequired
Secondary school rankRecommended
Secondary school recordRequired
Completion of the college-preparatory programRequired
RecommendationsRequired
Formal demonstration of competenciesNeither required nor recommended
Admission test scoresRequired
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)Neither required nor recommended
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language)Required

Typical SAT scores

Number of students submitting SAT scores676
Percent of students submitting SAT scores39%
Evidence-Based Reading and Writing
665
Math
680

Typical ACT scores

Number of students submitting ACT scores1,037
Percent of students submitting ACT scores61%
ACT Composite
31
ACT English
32
ACT Math
30

Villanova University Tuition

Total cost for students livingIn-stateOut-of-state
On-campus $68,231 $68,231
Off-campus $68,231 $68,231
The total cost includes tuition and fees, books, supplies, on-campus room and board payment of $13,547 and other expenses per full academic year.

Villanova University provides on-campus housing with total dormitory capacity of 4,310 students.

Average Tuition and fees for academic year programs
In-stateOut-of-state
Tuition for Full-time undergraduates $50,554 $50,554
Fees for full-time undergraduates $730 $730
Per credit hour charge for part-time undergraduates $813 $813
Tuition for Full-time graduates $18,373 $18,373
Fees for full-time graduates $100 $100
Per credit hour charge for part-time graduates $967 $967

Programs and Degrees

ProgramsAssociate's degreeBachelor'sMaster'sDoctoralTotal
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services 429 702 1,131
Engineering 271 125 9 405
Health Professions and Related Programs 258 69 15 342
Social Sciences 182 13 195
Legal Professions and Studies 22 158 180
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs 145 13 158
Biological and Biomedical Sciences 104 23 127
Psychology 84 21 105
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services 6 34 42 82
Public Administration and Social Service Professions 79 79
Mathematics and Statistics 38 27 65
English Language and Literature & Letters 44 14 58
Education 4 49 53
Physical Sciences 40 13 53
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities 35 4 39
History 13 24 37
Visual and Performing Arts 4 17 21
Philosophy and Religious Studies 3 5 9 17
Natural Resources and Conservation 15 15
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics 7 8 15
Theology and Religious Vocations 1 9 10
Multi & Interdisciplinary Studies 9 9
Communications Technologies & Technicians and Support Services 5 5
Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender, and Group Studies 1 1
Grand Total61,7261,2791913,202

A total of 1,732 2-year associate's and 4-year bachelor's degrees conferred across undergraduate programs at Villanova University.

At the master's and doctor's level 1,470 degrees were conferred in the graduate programs.

TotalMenWomen
Graduation rate90%89%91%
  • Full-time retention rate - 95%

General info

Founded1842
MottoVeritas, Unitas, Caritas
Truth, Unity, Charity
Religious affiliationRoman Catholic
Colorsblue, white
Academic CalendarSemester
Total FTE staff2,399
Instructional FTE791
Research FTE11
Sector of institutionPrivate not-for-profit, 4-year or above
Control of institutionPrivate not-for-profit
Carnegie ClassificationDoctoral Universities: Moderate Research Activity

Location and Contacts

Official Websitewww1.villanova.edu
Address800 Lancaster Avenue
Villanova, Pennsylvania, 19085-1699
United States
Urbanization levelSuburb: Large
City population2,500 - 10,000
Phone6105194500
Fax+1 (610) 519 5000

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