Villanova University

Villanova University is a private university that offers both an undergraduate and graduate-level education. It was established in 1842 by the Catholic Roman Church and continues that affiliation to the present day. It is the oldest Roman Catholic university in the state of Pennsylvania and is located in a suburb of Philadelphia. Even though Villanova has a strong affiiation with the Catholic Church, it accepts students of all denominations and faiths.

Villanova has an acceptance rate of just under 40%, making it a fairly selective university, but not as selective as other top universities and colleges. About 84% of entering freshman at Villanova are among the top 10% of their high school graduating class, and nearly 95% are among the top 20%. ACT scores for entering freshman range from 30-33 and average GPAs are just around 3.8 on a 4.0 scale.

Villanova University is one of the top ranked higher education institutions in the United States. U.S. News & World Report ranked Villanova No.1 on its list of "Best Masters Universities" in the North. Many of Villanova's individual programs also maintain top rankings including its undergraduate engineering program, which was ranked No.9 in its category. BusinessWeek ranked the Villanova School of Business 24th in the nation among undergraduate business schools in 2014.

Villanova University offers certificate and degree programs entirely online. Online degrees and certificates at Villanova University are offered in various fields of study. The newest online degrees offered at Villanova include the Bachelor of Arts (BA)in Public Service & Administration, Bachelor of Arts (BA) in Leadership Studies and (BIS) Bachelor of Interdisciplinary Studies in General Studies. One of Villanova's most popular programs is the Bachelor of Science in Nursing (RN to BSN) online.

General Information

Phone Number: (610) 519-4500
Address: 800 Lancaster Avenue, Villanova, Pennsylvania 19085-1699
Institution Type: Private not-for-profit, 4-year or above
Size: Large ( 7,100+ undergrad, 3,500+ grad )
Award Levels: Associate, Bachelor's, Master's, Doctoral
In-State Tuition $ 38,297
Out-of-State Tuition $ 38,312
Online Degrees Offered: NO
Student-to-Faculty Ratio: 11 to 1
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Majors and Degrees

Majors/Degrees AA/AS BS/BA MA/MS PHD
Biological and Biomedical Sciences
Biology Biological Sciences
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services
Business Administration and Management
Business Administration, Management and Operations
Business Managerial Economics
Human Resources Development
International Business Trade Commerce
Management Information Systems
Marketing Marketing Management
Communication and Journalism
Speech Communication and Rhetoric
Computer Information Sciences
Computer and Information Sciences
Educational Administration and Supervision
Elementary Education and Teaching
School Counseling and Guidance Services
Secondary Education and Teaching
Chemical Engineering
Civil Engineering
Computer Engineering
Computer Software Engineering
Electrical and Electronics Engineering
General Engineering
Mechanical Engineering
Transportation and Highway Engineering
Water Resources Engineering
English Language and Literature Letters
English Language and Literature
Ethnic, Cultural and Group Studies
Ethnic, Minority, Gender, and Group Studies
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics
Classics and Classical Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics
French Language and Literature
German Language and Literature
Italian Language and Literature
Spanish Language and Literature
Health Professions and Related Programs
Adult Health Nurse Nursing
Family Practice Nurse Nursing
Nurse Anesthetist
Nursing Administration
Nursing Education
Pediatric Nurse Nursing
Registered Nursing Registered Nurse
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting and Related Protective Services
Criminal Justice Law Enforcement Administration
Legal Professions and Studies
Liberal Arts and Sciences Studies and Humanities
Humanities Humanistic Studies
Liberal Arts and Sciences Liberal Studies
Mathematics and Statistics
Multi Interdisciplinary Studies
International Global Studies
Multi- Interdisciplinary Studies
Natural Resources and Conservation
Environmental Science
Environmental Studies
Philosophy and Religious Studies
Islamic Studies
Physical Sciences
Astronomy and Astrophysics
Physical Sciences
Public Administration and Social Service Professions
Human Services
Public Administration
Social Sciences
Political Science and Government
Theology and Religious Vocations
Theology Theological Studies
Visual and Performing Arts
Art History, Criticism and Conservation
Drama and Dramatics Theatre Arts

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