Nova Description

Villanova University is a high-ranking, mid-sized, private Catholic University that emphasizes rigorous academics and adherence to Catholic teachings.

Located in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, Villanova has been ranked as a top regional master’s granting university by U.S. News.

Many of Villanova’s individual departments, such as Engineering, Business, Law And Nursing have also received excellent ratings from U.S. News and Princeton Review, among other places.

Student life at Villanova incorporates the Catholic commitment to service, with many students volunteering for such organizations as Habitat for Humanity and the Special Olympics. The Villanova campus ministry also involves students in community service as well as liturgy and prayer services.

Other student life options include sports, cultural, professional and academic organizations, and numerous fraternities and sororities.
Admission to Villanova based on a variety of factors including grades and standardized test scores.

Financial aid is available to those who qualify, and may help cover tuition costs. Contact Villanova for more information.

Quick Facts about Villanova University, Villanova

Region

Mid-Atlantic

Setting

Large Town Setting

Type

Private

Affiliation

Roman Catholic

Size

Large (5,000 to 10,000 Undergrad)

Mascot

Wildcats

Nicknames

Nova, VU

On-Campus Housing Available

Yes

Selectivity

Highly Selective

In-State Tuition

$ 40,530

Out-of-State Tuition

$ 40,530

Retention Rate

95%

Enrollment

10,649

Year Established

1842

Nova Ratings & Reviews

Overall School Rating: 3.5

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67% of students gave Villanova University, Villanova 4 stars overall.

Alumnus - Grad Year 2000

Overall Rating:
4

Detailed Ratings

The school is an overall great place to be. It's set in a beautiful area with many things accessible by walking or even a 5 minute drive; from shopping to resturants to bars to churches. You don't even need to drive into Philly itself to have fun. I enjoyed partaking of the many Volunteer programs the school had to offer and everyone involved was extremelly friendly and always helpful. The professors were open to hearing new ideas and the workload was average. I graduated with 2 majors and a minor, so I had a lot of work...but the average one major was manageable.

Overall Rating:
3

Detailed Ratings

i like diversity cool peple the envirment i hear the food is great i really really like basketball there jersey color the staff are friendly the tutorial program will make fit for me ill spend most of my time studying

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Nova Students

Full-Time Undergrad Students
7,160
Freshman Class
1,651
Total Students (Undergrads & Graduate Students)
10,649

Undergraduate vs. Graduate

Undergraduate
67%
Graduate
33%

Full-Time vs. Part-Time Students

Full-Time
99%
Part-Time
1%

Gender of Students

Women
52%
Men
48%

Ethnic Diversity

Latino
6%
African American
5%
Caucasian
79%
Asian
7%
Unknown and Other
4%

International Students

International
4%
Domestic
96%

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