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Villanova University Campus Life

Housing

Dorms
B-
Based on housing cost, capacity, student reviews and additional factors.
On-Campus Housing Available
Yes
Freshmen Required to Live on Campus
No
Freshmen Live On-Campus
99%
Undergrads in College Housing
66%
Average Housing Cost
$7,217/ year
Poll
56%
of students say overall dorm quality is great.81 responses
Poll
69%
of students say the dorms' social atmosphere is great.147 responses

Food

Campus Food
B+
Based on meal plan cost and student reviews on the food.
Meal Plan Available
Yes
Average Meal Plan Cost
$6,330/ year
Poll
What are the best food options on campus?
Based on 321 responses
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  • Cafe Nova
    18%
  • Belle Aire Terrace
    13%
  • The law school
    12%
  • The Spit
    12%
  • Campus Corner
    12%
  • Holy Grounds
    10%
  • Exchange
    9%
60%
of students highly rate the dining facilities.85 responses

Campus Quality

Campus
B
Based on quality of housing, food services, student reviews, and additional factors.
Student Life
A-
Based on campus diversity, social scene, student reviews, and additional factors.
Poll
What is your overall opinion of your school and the campus community?
Based on 74 responses
  • I love everything about my school and have a lot of campus pride.
    42%
  • I like mostly everything about my school, but there are some things I wish were different.
    54%
  • The school community is okay-we're all just here for an education, nothing more.
    1%
  • I hate my school and have no school spirit.
    3%

Safety

Safety
B
Based on crimes on campus, local area crime rates, and student reviews.
Poll
99%
of students say they feel extremely safe and secure on campus.100 responses
Poll
How does peer pressure affect students' use of drugs and alcohol?
Based on 67 responses
  • You can have a great social life without drugs or alcohol.
    18%
  • Most people partake in some form, but no one treats you differently if you don't.
    57%
  • You'll definitely feel a little awkward if you don't drink.
    24%
  • If you don't partake, you're left out.
    1%
Poll
How visible are the campus police on campus?
Based on 78 responses
  • Extremely present and willing to assist students.
    23%
  • There if you need them but not overbearing.
    56%
  • Just there to bust up parties or give out parking tickets.
    21%

Sports

Poll
How popular are varsity sports on campus?
Based on 135 responses
  • Almost everything on campus revolves around them.
    13%
  • Varsity sports are a big part of campus life.
    70%
  • Varsity sporting events are attended, but not a huge part of campus life.
    14%
  • No one pays attention to varsity sports.
    2%
Men's Varsity Sports
Golf, Tennis, Basketball, Swimming and Diving, Soccer, Baseball, Lacrosse, Football, All Track Combined
Women's Varsity Sports
Tennis, Field Hockey, Softball, Water Polo, Volleyball, Basketball, Soccer, Swimming and Diving, Lacrosse, Rowing, All Track Combined

Clubs & Activities

Clubs Offered
Campus Ministries, Dance, Drama/Theater, International Student Organizations, Literary Magazine, Radio Station, Student Government, Newspaper, Film Society, Television Station, Yearbook
Music
Choral Groups, Concert Band, Jazz Band, Marching Band, Music Ensembles, Musical Theater, Pep Band, Symphony Orchestra
Poll
What are your favorite campus events or traditions?
Based on 129 responses
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  • Hoops Mania
    19%
  • Throwing your V's up
    17%
  • St. Thomas of Villanova Day
    12%
  • Homecoming weekend, fall festival, bball games
    10%
  • Winning the NCAA Championship
    9%
  • Candidates Day
    7%
  • Orientation!
    7%

Party Scene

Party Scene
B+
Based on access to bars and student reviews on the party scene.
Poll
What is the party scene like on campus?
Based on 86 responses
  • Lots of options Wednesday-Saturday.
    21%
  • Some decent frat/house parties, weekends only.
    55%
  • Good parties are few and far between.
    13%
  • Parties? What parties?
    12%
Poll
What is the biggest party event of the year?
Based on 52 responses
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  • Hoops Mania
    44%
  • Any of those following rush week
    15%
  • Formal Season
    15%
  • Halloween
    15%
  • Tailgate
    6%
  • Spring Fling
    4%

Greek Life

Men in Fraternities
21%
Women in Sororities
43%
62%
of students say that Greek life is average, and no one will treat you differently if you don't join.121 responses
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