800 Lancaster Avenue Villanova, PA 19085 610-519-4000
About Villanova University
  • Year of Foundation 1842
  • Size of Campus 254 Acres
  • Type of Instituition Private institution
  • Religious Orientation Roman Catholic
  • Degrees Bachelor, Master, Post Master
  • Calendar Type Semester
  • Undergraduate Population 7,208
  • Women % / Men % / Out of state 51% 49% 70%OUS
  • App. Deadlines FAFSA
  • Tuition Costs In / Out - State $38,290
  • Room and Board $10,620
  • Nonfall Registration Not Accepted
  • Selectivity of the Intuition More selective
  • Application Fee $75
  • Enrollment No. 6,807
Villanova University is a private university located in Radnor Township, a suburb northwest of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, in the United States. Named for Saint Thomas of Villanova, the school is the oldest Catholic university in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania. Founded in 1842 by the Order of Saint Augustine, the university traces its roots to old Saint Augustine's Church, Philadelphia, which the Augustinian friars founded in 1796, and to its parish school, Saint Augustine's Academy, which was established in 1811.
Social Life And Activities
  • Other general policies class attendance mandatory, class attendance policies set by individual instructors, hazing prohibited
  • Number of frat chapter houses 0
  • Popular Event and Social Activities on Campus Multicultural Night; Balloon Day; NovaFest; Special Olympics Fall Festival; Midnight Mania; Sunshine Day; Homecoming; Student Musical Theater musicals; Jazz Festival; Literary Festival; Welcome Back Picnic; Outdoor Masses; Up 'til Dawn; Relay for Life; Gol
  • Number of students in fraternities 9
  • Percent students who are frat members 10%
  • Number of honor societies Alpha Epsilon Delta(Pre-med); Alpha Sigma Lambda; Beta Gamma Sigma (Business); Chi Alpha Epsilon(Multicultural); Chi Epsilon (Engineering); Delta Phi Alpha (German); Delta Sigma Epsilon (Catholic); Eta Kappa Nu (Electrical Engineering); Gamma Phi (Business
  • Setting Suburban
  • Number of sororities 9
  • On-campus religious organizations (Appears as submitted by school) Eucharistic Ministry Program; Faith Sharing Groups; GIFT (Growing in Faith Together); HEC (Handicapped Encounter Christ); Pastoral Musicians; Retreat Program; Habitat for Humanity; Mission Service Trip Program; Muslim Stude
  • Other on-campus organizations 0%
  • Percent students who are frat sororities 23%
  • Number of on-campus international organizations (Appears as submitted by school) Arab Cultural Society; Asian Student Association; Black Cultural Society; Chinese Club; Chinese Student Association; French Club; German Club; Hellenic Society; Hillel; Hispanic Society; Indian Student Association; Irish Cu
  • Alcohol Policies Yes
  • Number of frats 9
  • Car Permitted On Campus No
  • Distance to nearest airport Philadelphia (21), Allentown,PA (55)
  • Distance to nearest train Philadelphia, PA (12)
  • Distance to nearest bus Philadelphia, PA (12)
  • Public Transportation to the University Yes
Student Housing
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are singles 10%
  • Number of housing and appartment units owned by the university 26
  • Type of housing provided for students coed dorms (96%), women's dorms (2%), men's dorms (2%)
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are undefined 0%
  • Off and remote campus housing assistance available Yes
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are doubles 58%
  • High speed or wireless internet in college housing 100%
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are apartments 27%
  • College housing safety - Fire alarms 100%
  • Number of students using college housing 70%
  • College campus housing availability Yes
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are triples 5%
  • On and Off campus housing offered Yes
  • College housing safety - Sprinkler system 50%
Campus Services
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In Classrooms 6,000
  • Location Of Available Computers computer center/labs, residence halls, library, student center
  • Internet Access Yes
  • Number Of Books in Library 746,500
  • Location Of Area With Wireless Support in all the libraries, in some classrooms, in computer labs, in administrative/faculty offices and work areas, in some of the college-owned, operated, or affiliated housing
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In Campus Labs(est) 4,000
  • Basic Services Provided health service, health insurance, other
  • Student Email Accounts Yes
  • Number of Audiovisuals-cds,videos,dvds 24,500
  • Estimated Capacity Of Wireless Network 5,000
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In The Library 100
  • Campus Safety 24-hour foot and vehicle patrols, late night transport/escort service, 24-hour emergency telephones, lighted pathways/sidewalks, student patrols, controlled dormitory access (key, security card, etc)
  • Counseling Services minority student, career, military, personal, veteran student, academic, older student, psychological, religious
  • Museums N/A
  • Wireless Network - Student wi-fi Yes
  • Number Of Subscriptions 10,800
  • OS of Wifi Network Microsoft
  • Online Course Registration Available Yes
  • Computer Courses No
  • Library Facilities 100%
  • Number Of Microforms 998,579
  • Tutoring and Remedial Help math, writing, study skills
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In The Other Locations 7,900
  • Student Computer Availability Yes
  • Library On Campus Yes
  • Number of e-books 3,000
  • Student Allowed To Post A Web Page Yes
Student Employment and Career
  • Employed Students after 1 year N/A
  • Top Companies Selecting Students For Jobs U.S.Navy, Lockheed Martin, PricewaterhouseCoopers, KPMG, Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, Ernst & Young, Villanova University, Goldman Sachs, Merrill Lynch, The Vanguard Group, Morgan Stanley, Deloitte, Hospital of University of Pennsylvania.
  • Employed Students after 6 Months 67%
  • Airforce ROTC on campus? Offered at cooperating institution (St. Joseph's University)
  • Employed Students after 2 years N/A
  • Army ROTC on campus? Offered on campus
  • Navy ROTC on campus? Offered on campus
  • The average earnings of employed undergrads 1,500
  • Number of undergraduates (only) with employment 17%
  • Career placment and training on-campus job interviews, internships, resume assistance, career/job search classes, alumni network, interest inventory, interview training
  • Does the school discourage student employment No
  • Student Employment Federal
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