About Villanova University
On Campus Housing
Villanova University is a private not-for-profit, the Catholic research institution that was established in the year 1842 and is located in Villanova, Pennsylvania. The university has five colleges, where Villanova University law school is preferred by most of the students for their best education. In the year 1957, the college Villanova College was closed for the second time. In the year 1918, Villanova started offering programs to women religious, in a very large part. In the year 1920, the idea of law school was generated and established after the WW II.
The university is committed to excellence in discovery and application of knowledge. Villanova University campus is in around 254 acres and is located just 12 miles away from the City Philadelphia. The student body of the university is diverse and has students from all parts of the world.
The student-faculty ratio is 12:1.
The graduation rate of the university is 90%.
The total student population of the university is 10,842, which includes 7,758 full time and 3,084 part-time students.
Online Education at Villanova University
The University offers a variety of online programs across all their schools and colleges for those who cannot travel campus to earn their degree. A student can earn their degree at their own pace with the convenience of time. An individual can complete their degree from anywhere with just access to the internet.
All the programs that are offered online are taught by the faculties who train their on-campus students to ensure the same high-quality education and academics excellence is maintained across all their courses.
The university offers 77 online programs across various disciplines. University majors include Accounting, Business Management, Engineering, Information Systems, Information Technology, Law, Nursing, and more.
The university is also committed to providing various advanced tools and resources to their non-traditional students to help them understand the curriculum easily.
Students reviews on the university are given below.
Students say that the Villanova campus is very good and has the students and professors who are very supportive and are always available to help. Villanova University dorms are very well maintained by the management as almost all their students live on campus.
The campus has many things to do around. Students can involve in various clubs and activities on campus that provides numerous opportunities for an individual to explore their passion.
Some of the rankings given to the university are as follows.
Rankings by US News
The university is ranked 48 in 'Best Value Schools'.
The university is ranked 49 in 'National Universities'.
The university is ranked 52 in 'Best Undergraduate Teaching'.
Highest Degree Offered
36% percentage of students who recieved an income-based Federal Pell Grant intended for low-income students.
Median Household Income
$90,092 per year
Campus Emergency Phones
Mobile Campus Emergency Alert
Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation
Median Earnings 10 Years After Graduation
Students Receiving Gift Aid
Average Aid Per Year
Students Receiving Federal Grants
Average Aid Per Year
Average Grant & Scholarship by Family Income
$30K - $48K
$48K - $75K
$75K - $110K
Total Needs based Scholarships/Grants
Total Non-Needs based Scholarships/Grants
The office of financial assistance in the university is dedicated to providing students with financial aid in the form of loans, grants, and scholarships. Almost all the students in Villanova get some kind of aid. Students looking for financial aid has to fill up the FAFSA form.
Villanova University federal school code is 003388.
Federal Aid includes grants such as Pell Grants, Federal Supplemental Educational Opportunity Grant (FSEOG), and loans such as Direct Subsidized Loan, Direct Unsubsidized Loan, and Direct PLUS Loan. Federal Work-Study option is also available for the students.
State Aids includes PHEAA Grant.
Villanova University Scholarship includes the Presidential Scholarship Program, Saint Augustine Scholarship, St. Martin de Porres Grant, Goizueta Foundation Scholars Fund, and Villanova National Merit Scholarship. Institutional grants such as St. Martin De Porres Grant and Villanova University Grant.
Military Aid includes the Post 9/11 GI Bill, Tuition Assistance Program, and ROTC Scholarship.