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Villanova University

Instate Tuition (2011-2012)
Out-of-state Tuition (2011-2012)

VU Address

VILLANOVA, PA19085--1699
General info:(610) 519-4500
Financial aid office:(610) 519-4010
Admissions office:(800) 338-7927
University Homepage

Tuition + VU Housing


UGrad Application Fee: $80
Grad Application Fee: $50

Tuition Payment Plan: Yes
Campus Housing Capacity:4500
Freshman Must Live on Campus: No

University Makeup

# of Undergrads: 7,862
# of Grad students: 4,274
Total Students: 12,136




American Indian:



Pacific Islander:




Financial Aid

72% First time, full time students receive federal aid and the average amount is $2,743

11% of students receive State/Local grants and the average amount is $2,272

47% receive instiutional grants and the average institutional award is $9,830

49% receive student loans and the average amount is $6,662
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Special Programs

Law Program
Teacher Certifications

Admissions Requirements

Secondary School Record Required
Secondary School GPA Required
Secondary School Rank Recommended
Test Scores Required
Competencies Neither required nor recommended
Test EOFL Required

Special Credits

HS College Credit: Yes
AP Credit: Yes
Life Experience Credit: No
Special Credits(other): No

Applicants Admitted %

44% men vs 44% women admitted

Applicants vs Admissions

Number of Men Applicants: 7,509
Number of Women Applicants: 7,885
Number of Men Admitted: 3,324
Number of Women Admitted: 3,444

Student Services

Library On Campus
Counseling Services
Employment Services
Placement Services

Majors  Hide Majors

• Accounting
• Accounting Postbaccalaureate certificate
• Adult Health Nurse/Nursing
• Adult Health Nurse/Nursing Post-master's certificate
• Art History Criticism and Conservation
• Astronomy and Astrophysics Other
• Biochemistry
• Bioengineering and Biomedical Engineering Postbaccalaureate certificate
• Biology/Biological Sciences General
• Biology/Biological Sciences General Postbaccalaureate certificate
• Business Administration Management and Operations Other
• Business Administration and Management General
• Business Administration and Management General Post-master's certificate
• Business Administration and Management General Postbaccalaureate certificate
• Business/Managerial Economics
• Chemical Engineering
• Chemical Engineering Postbaccalaureate certificate
• Chemistry General
• Civil Engineering General
• Classics and Classical Languages Literatures and Linguistics General
• Computer Engineering General
• Computer Software Engineering
• Computer and Information Sciences General
• Computer and Information Sciences General Postbaccalaureate certificate
• Counselor Education/School Counseling and Guidance Services
• Counselor Education/School Counseling and Guidance Services Post-master's certificate
• Criminal Justice/Law Enforcement Administration
• Criminology
• Criminology Postbaccalaureate certificate
• Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts General
• Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts General Postbaccalaureate certificate
• Economics General
• Educational Administration and Supervision Other
• Educational Administration and Supervision Other Post-master's certificate
• Electrical and Electronics Engineering
• Electrical and Electronics Engineering Postbaccalaureate certificate
• Elementary Education and Teaching
• Elementary and Middle School Administration/Principalship Post-master's certificate
• Engineering General Phd(Research / Scholarship)
• Engineering General Postbaccalaureate certificate
• Engineering Other
• English Language and Literature General
• English Language and Literature General Postbaccalaureate certificate
• Environmental Science
• Ethnic Cultural Minority Gender and Group Studies Other
• Family Practice Nurse/Nursing
• Family Practice Nurse/Nursing Post-master's certificate
• Finance General
• French Language and Literature
• Geography
• German Language and Literature
• Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences General Postbaccalaureate certificate
• History General
• History General Post-master's certificate
• Human Resources Development
• Human Resources Development Post-master's certificate
• Human Resources Development Postbaccalaureate certificate
• Human Services General
• Humanities/Humanistic Studies
• International Business/Trade/Commerce
• International/Global Studies
• Islamic Studies
• Italian Language and Literature
• Law Phd(Professional practice)
• Legal Professions and Studies Other Post-master's certificate
• Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies
• Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies Postbaccalaureate certificate
• Management Information Systems General
• Marketing/Marketing Management General
• Mathematics General
• Mechanical Engineering
• Mechanical Engineering Postbaccalaureate certificate
• Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies General
• Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies Other
• Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies Other Postbaccalaureate certificate
• Nurse Anesthetist
• Nurse Anesthetist Post-master's certificate
• Nursing Administration
• Nursing Education
• Nursing Education Phd(Research / Scholarship)
• Nursing Education Post-master's certificate
• Pediatric Nurse/Nursing
• Pediatric Nurse/Nursing Post-master's certificate
• Philosophy
• Philosophy Phd(Research / Scholarship)
• Physical Sciences
• Physics General
• Political Science and Government General
• Political Science and Government General Postbaccalaureate certificate
• Psychology General
• Public Administration
• Public Administration Postbaccalaureate certificate
• Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse
• Secondary Education and Teaching
• Sociology
• Spanish Language and Literature
• Spanish Language and Literature Postbaccalaureate certificate
• Speech Communication and Rhetoric
• Speech Communication and Rhetoric Postbaccalaureate certificate
• Statistics General
• Taxation
• Theology/Theological Studies
• Theology/Theological Studies Postbaccalaureate certificate
• Transportation and Highway Engineering
• Water Resources Engineering
• Environmental Studies

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