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Villanova University Financial Aid and Scholarships

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Villanova University (VU), Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, is committed to providing financial assistance on the basis of the family’s ability to contribute. The holistic admission process for domestic students is need-blind. Through grants, loans, and scholarship opportunities provided through federal, state, and university resources. About 53% of students at the campus receives a total financial aid of $113,123,634 every year.

It provides scholarships on the basis of student’s academic achievements, proven leadership, and participation in extracurricular activities- both in their schools and their communities. Villanova’s merit-based scholarships are offered through the following programs:

  • The Presidential Scholarship Program provides scholarships covering full tuition, room, board, general fee, and the cost of textbooks for eight consecutive semesters.

  • St. Martin de Porres Scholarship covers the full cost of tuition and general fees

  • The Randazzo Endowed Presidential Scholarship also covers full tuition fees, room, and board, general, and book fees for eight semesters.

  • Goizueta Foundation Scholars Fund is a need-based scholarship for those who have an interest in Hispanic/Latin culture.

  • Hovnanian Scholarship provides funding to undergraduate students to attend Villanova University on a full-time basis.

  • Villanova National Merit Scholarships are offered to top students who are designated as finalists by National Merit Corporation.

  • Army ROTC is for selected army ROTC award recipients.

  • Naval ROTC is for selected Naval ROTC award recipients.

  • Villanova university grant which is sponsored by the university itself, this grant is eligible for Full-time undergraduates. The grant is accessible by the award-winning applicant which varies according to their financial needs.

  • Federal Pell Grant,  sponsored by the Federal Government, it’s eligibility includes exceptional financial need.

  • FSEOG(Federal Supplemental Educational Opportunity Grant),  sponsored by the Federal Government, eligible for the financial need. 

  • PHEAA(Pennsylvania Higher Education Assistance Agency) Grant, sponsored by the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania for the undergraduate students.

  • Other state grants, sponsored by the other US States, eligibility include financial need and state residency.

The federal Perkins Loan is a federal loan based on financial need. Students must be accepted or registered in an undergraduate degree program. The Perkins Loan is a 5% interest loan and becomes payable nine months after leaving the University, or nine months after the student is no longer enrolled at least half-time.

Financial Aid Breakdown

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A federal grant is also an option for you if you meet the eligibility criteria. 13% of pupils are offered such grants about a total of $5,241. The Pell grants average amount is $4,295 and serves 12% candidates.

In addition to these, the state grants also cover up the expenses of 4% of pupils and the average of it is  $3,513. You might depend upon the institutional scholarships and grants as almost 54% of all students get hold of them and the average of them is $30,423.

Federal Aid based on Family Income

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Under $30,000


$30,001 - $48,000


$48,001 - $75,000


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The median reported annual net cost for Villanova University for students receiving grants or scholarship aid is approximately $35,491. Net price includes tuition and required fees, books and supplies, and the average cost for room and board and other expenses.

A student having an annual family income of less than $30,000 might face an amount of $44,885 as the net aid price. You will find this amount to rise up to $45,891  in case of an income between the range of $30,001-$48,000.

The net aid price decreases gradually as we talk about higher income brackets. For example, a family income ranging from $48,001-$75,000 might make your net price look $38,318 and for a range of $75,001-$110,000, your net price will amount to $34,061.

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