Villanova University

Villanova University is an independent co-educational institute of higher learning founded by the Augustinian Order of the Roman Catholic Church. The university is a community of persons of diverse professional, academic and personal interests who, in a spirit of collegiality, cooperate to achieve their common goals and objectives in the transmission, the pursuit and the discovery of knowledge. The community serves society by developing and sustaining an academic environment in which the potentials of its members may be realized. Villanova is committed to the same high standards and goals of academic integrity and excellence, as well as personal and corporate achievements, that characterize all worthy institutions of higher learning.

Villanova offers numerous undergraduate and graduate degree programs through its four colleges (Liberal Arts & Sciences, Commerce & Finance, Engineering and Nursing). Its worldwide reputation attracts more than 6,000 undergrads and more than 2,000 graduate students from 49 states and 52 countries.


4,300 students can be accommodated in college housing, which includes single-gender and co-ed residence halls, as well as on-campus apartments for upperclass students. Resident students are guaranteed three consecutive years of on-campus housing. Approximately, 73% of students live on campus; of those, more than 90% remain on campus on weekends. Upperclass (juniors and seniors) resident students are permitted to keep cars on campus.



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