#8 Best Private Colleges in Pennsylvania

Villanova University

Villanova, Pennsylvania

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Student Population
Villanova University overview
Location Villanova, Pennsylvania
Online villanova.edu
School Type Private 4 Year
Setting Large Suburban
Religious Affiliation Roman Catholic
Villanova University overview
Size Mid-size
Status Non-profit
On Campus Housing Yes
Level of Study Undergrad/Graduate

Located in Villanova, Pennsylvania, Villanova University is a mid-size four year private college offering both undergrad and graduate programs.   The school has a religious affiliation with the Roman Catholic faith. In the most recent statistical year 22,083 prospective students applied, and 6,770 were granted admission.  Of those admitted 1,700 enrolled in the school.  8,185 students are enrolled on a full time basis, and 2,847 attend part time. In-state tuition for 2020/2021, excluding room and board, is $56,730 plus fees of $730. Villanova is ranked 65 nationally in the CollegeSimply.com 2022 U.S. Colleges Ranking.

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Villanova is rated within the top 16% of four-year colleges nationally and earns a CollegeSimply grade of 9 out of 10. Learn how ratings are calculated


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Admission Standards
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SAT 1320/1460
ACT 30/33
Weighted GPA 4.23
Applications Accepted
Villanova University overview
Applications Due Jan 7, 2023
Applicant Competition High
Application Fee $80

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Annual Cost to Attend

Costs for Villanova University
Fee Cost
Books and Supplies$1,100
Other Fees$730
Room and Board $14,975
Budget for Other Expenses$2,300
Total One Year Cost$75,835

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Average Salary After 10 Years
$85,100 per year
Bachelor's Degree Graduation Rate
90% within 6 years

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Popular Areas of Study

Popular subjects studied by Villanova University students
Subject Percent of Class
Business 32%
Health Professions 11%
Engineering 11%
Social Sciences 10%
Communication 8%

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Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=216597 IPEDS survey data for Villanova University.

Current students may use the Villanova University GPA calculator to determine their current college GPA.