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Villanova University
  • 4 Year
  • Villanova, PA

Report Card

grade A+
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Academics
    grade A+
  2. Value
    grade A+
  3. Diversity
    grade B+
  4. Campus
    grade A minus
  5. Athletics
    grade A+
  6. Party Scene
    grade B+
  7. Professors
    grade A
  8. Location
    grade B+
  9. Dorms
    grade B+
  10. Campus Food
    grade B
  11. Student Life
    grade A
  12. Safety
    grade B+

editorial

Villanova is a highly rated private, Catholic university located in Radnor Township, Pennsylvania in the Philadelphia Area. It is a mid-size institution with an enrollment of 6,528 undergraduate students. Admissions is competitive as the Villanova acceptance rate is 28%. Popular majors include Finance, Nursing, and Communications. Graduating 90% of students, Villanova alumni go on to earn a starting salary of $62,600.

About

800 Lancaster Avenue
Villanova, PA 19085
Athletic Division
NCAA Division I-FCS
Athletic Conference
Big East Conference

Villanova University Rankings

Niche rankings are based on rigorous analysis of key statistics from the U.S. Department of Education and millions of reviews.

Villanova Admissions

Acceptance Rate
28%
Application Deadline
January 15
SAT Range
1320-1470
ACT Range
31-34
Application Fee
$80
SAT/ACT
Considered but not required
High School GPA
Required
Early Decision/Early Action
Yes

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Cost

Net Price
$36,840 / year
National
$15,523
Average cost after financial aid for students receiving grant or scholarship aid, as reported by the college.
Average Total Aid Awarded
$33,817 / year
National
$7,535
Students Receiving Financial Aid
63%

Scholarship

Academics

Professors
grade A
Based on faculty accomplishments, salary, student reviews, and additional factors.
Student Faculty Ratio
11:1
Evening Degree Programs
Yes
84%
of students agree that professors put a lot of effort into teaching their classes. 83 responses
55%
of students agree that it is easy to get the classes they want. 92 responses
57%
of students agree that the workload is easy to manage. 92 responses

Majors

Online

Online Programs Offered
3
Offers Online Courses
Yes
Online Certificate Programs
0
Online Associates Programs
0
Online Bachelor's Programs
3
How Students Learn
  • All
    1%
  • None
    88%
  • Some
    11%

Students

Full-Time Enrollment
6,528 Undergrads
Part-Time Undergrads
337
Undergrads Over 25
1%
Pell Grant
10%
Varsity Athletes
10%
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes the typical student at this school?
Based on 65 responses
  • Preppy
    42%
  • Well-rounded
    31%
  • Villanovian
    15%
  • Determined
    11%
  • white
    2%

Campus Life

Freshmen Live On-Campus
99%
Poll
63%
of students say that Greek life is average, and no one will treat you differently if you don't join. 128 responses
Poll
71%
of students say varsity sports are a big part of campus life. 142 responses
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes your school?
Based on 76 responses
  • Community
    30%
  • A lot of school pride
    28%
  • Great repuation
    25%
  • Balanced
    8%
  • Sucks
    5%
  • School itself is great
    3%
  • Home away from home
    1%

After College

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation
$77,900 / year
National
$33,028
Graduation Rate
90%
National
49%
Employed 2 Years After Graduation
95%
National
83%
91%
of students feel confident they will find a job in their field after graduation. 64 responses

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