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