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Colleges / Villanova University

Villanova University

Villanova, PA 4-Year Private
Acceptance Rate25%

About Villanova

Founded in 1842, Villanova is the only Augustinian Catholic university in the nation. Villanova University values a personalized experience where teachers and students are partners in learning and scholarly inquiry. Villanovans are intellectually inspired, morally grounded, globally minded. Villanova attracts and forges world changers—people who ignite positive change everywhere life takes them.

Villanova University is a private, religious university in the suburb of Villanova, Pennsylvania. Villanova was founded in 1842. The college enrolls around 10,383 students per year, including 6,989 undergraduates.

2022 Acceptance Rate for Villanova University

It is very difficult to get into Villanova. In 2022, Villanova accepted 25% of applicants. Out of 24,410 applications received in 2022, 6,162 students were offered admission.

Villanova University Admissions Facts At-A-Glance
Overall Acceptance Rate 25%
Early Decision Acceptance Rate 60%
Early Action Acceptance Rate EA Offered but % not available
Average GPA 3.9
Test Optional Yes
Applicants Submitting SAT scores 28%

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Villanova University is located in the town of Villanova, Pennsylvania, in the suburbs of Philadelphia.

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College Info

800 E. Lancaster Avenue Villanova, PA 19085-1699

Campus Setting: Suburban

Villanova Application Deadline

First-Year Applications are Due

Jan 15

Transfer Applications are Due

Jun 1

The deadline for Fall first-year applications to Villanova is Jan 15.

The deadline for Fall transfer applications to Villanova is Jun 1.

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Villanova SAT Scores


Composite SAT Range

Not available


Math SAT Range

700 - 770


Reading SAT Range

678 - 730

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Student Life

Wondering what life at Villanova is like? There are approximately 10,383 students enrolled at Villanova, including 6,989 undergraduate students and 3,394 graduate students. 97% percent of students attend school full-time, 22% percent are from PA and 78% percent of students are from other states.


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