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Villanova Student Life

Villanova is on a 254-acre campus in a suburban setting in Villanova, Pennsylvania, not far from Philadelphia. Villanova has many clubs, organizations, and activities for students to participate in – band, chorus, theater groups, a campus newspaper, a radio station and more.

Villanova also has fraternities and sororities.

Villanova has a thriving Blue Key Society. In fact, more students participate in Blue Key Society than any other on-campus activity.

Other popular student organizations at Villanova include New Student Orientation Counselor Program, Special Olympics, Campus Activities Team and Student Government Association.

The Villanova community comes together each year for St. Thomas of Villanova Day of Service, PA Special Olympics Fall Festival and Villanova Hoops Mania.

Villanova Housing

Villanova offers housing. Students are not required to live on campus First year students are guaranteed on-campus housing.

The majority of Villanova students live on campus. In 2021, 69% of undergrads at Villanova lived in some kind of on-campus housing and 31% of students lived off-campus or commuted to Villanova. There are 5,500 spots available in on-campus housing for all 7,037 undergraduates. In the 2020-21 school year, 5,5 students chose to live on-campus. On the weekends, about 85% students stay on-campus. First year students are not allowed to park a car on campus.

Villanova offers coed housing and housing for students with disabilities.

Is Villanova Safe?

College is like a home away from home. Whether you're walking to class or coming back from late-night studying (or partying!), it's important to feel safe on campus.

Villanova University is patroled 24 hours a day by trained security. The Villanova campus has emergency telephones or alarms for students to use anytime of day or night.

Villanova offers late-night transportation or safety escorts for students. Dorms can only be accessed with secure key cards so that students can feel confident that they are safe in on-campus housing.

Additionally, Villanova has Nova Alert: email, text messaging for emergency situations.

Plan a Visit to Villanova

Visiting colleges is one of the best ways to get a sense of the campus and student body. If you'd like to visit to Villanova, take Interstate 476 to Villanova, PA. If you need to fly, book your flight to Philadelphia International airport.

While you're planning, check out other schools in Pennsylvania you may want to visit too. Click the heart at the top of each school's page to save it to your college list.

Want to visit but can't make the trip? Explore Villanova's campus without leaving home by taking a virtual campus tour

Villanova Students

53%

Women

47%

Men

97%

Full Time

3%

Part Time

21%

In State

79%

Out-of-State

Ethnicity

72%

9%

6%

5%

3%

2%

1%

0.07%

0.04%

Undergraduate Students

7,037

Graduate Students

3,995

Non-Resident / International Students

171

Villanova Campus Services

Student Services
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  • 1E1A89E0-A58D-422D-B45D-7554EC36A535 Health Clinic
  • 31515C82-8D2D-421D-B67C-E215D0E49BE9 Women's Center
  • 31515C82-8D2D-421D-B67C-E215D0E49BE9 Veterans Affairs
  • 1E1A89E0-A58D-422D-B45D-7554EC36A535 Career Planning
  • 1E1A89E0-A58D-422D-B45D-7554EC36A535 Alumni Networking
  • 1E1A89E0-A58D-422D-B45D-7554EC36A535 ESL
Campus Security
  • 1E1A89E0-A58D-422D-B45D-7554EC36A535 Late-Night Transport / Escort
  • 1E1A89E0-A58D-422D-B45D-7554EC36A535 24-Hour Emergency Phone / Alarm
  • 1E1A89E0-A58D-422D-B45D-7554EC36A535 24-Hour Security Patrol

© 2021 College Confidential / Concentrical LLC, Data provided by IPEDs and Peterson's Databases, © 2020 Peterson's LLC.

Quick Facts

Total Enrollment

11,032

Campus Setting

Suburban

Acceptance Rate

31%

Tuition and Fees

In State

$57,460

Out-of-State

$57,460

Fall Freshmen
Application Deadline

Jan 15
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