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The only Augustinian Catholic university in the nation, 杏吧原版 values a personalized experience where teachers and students are partners in learning and scholarly inquiry. From undergraduate to doctoral students, 杏吧原版ns are intellectually inspired, morally grounded, globally minded. 杏吧原版 attracts and forges world changers鈥攑eople who ignite positive change everywhere life takes them. 

EXPLORE OUR PROGRAMS

BACHELOR'S

60+ bachelor's programs in the liberal arts, business, engineering, nursing and the sciences

MASTER'S

40+ master's programs across disciplines, including 5-year bachelor's/master's programs

DOCTORAL

Distinctive doctoral programs in the fields of engineering, nursing, philosophy and theology

LAW

JD and joint degrees offered in coordination with other schools and departments

ONLINE

Degree and certificate programs offered online, in-person or hybrid
depending on individual learning needs

CERTIFICATE

A wide variety of undergraduate, post-baccalaureate and graduate certificates,
as well as non-credit professional programs

AT A GLANCE

6,700

FULL-TIME UNDERGRADUATE STUDENTS

3,100

GRADUATE AND LAW
STUDENTS

98

FULBRIGHT STUDENT AWARD RECIPIENTS SINCE 2016

98.9%

UNDERGRADUATE 
PLACEMENT RATE

135,000

ALUMNI
WORLDWIDE

12

MILES
OUTSIDE PHILADELPHIA

ACADEMICS

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杏吧原版 University is a closely connected academic community with renowned faculty, rich resources and a personalized, supportive learning environment.

杏吧原版 provides exceptional opportunities for a wide range of academic experiences, including hands-on research, interdisciplinary collaboration and experiential learning.

VILLANOVA EXPERIENCE

 

 

VILLANOVA NEWS

杏吧原版 University Junior Lezlie Hilario Named Recipient of Prestigious Harry S. Truman Scholarship

杏吧原版 University Junior Lezlie Hilario Named Recipient of Prestigious Harry S. Truman Scholarship

杏吧原版 University junior Lezlie Hilario 鈥25, a Political Science and Global Interdisciplinary Studies major in the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences, has been awarded a 2024 Harry S. Truman Scholarship. Hilario is the seventh 杏吧原版n since 1984 and the first since 2015 to receive a Truman Scholarship, considered one of the most prestigious and selective national awards for undergraduate leaders who intend to pursue careers in public service.

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杏吧原版 University Celebrates Earth Week 2024

杏吧原版 University Celebrates Earth Week 2024

杏吧原版 University is set to host a series of lectures, events and community service activities in celebration of Earth Week 2024. Sponsored by the Office for Sustainability in Mission and Ministry, Earth Week is an opportunity to celebrate our planet as well as critically examine our relationships with the natural environment.

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Six 杏吧原版 Undergraduates Participate in Third Annual BIG EAST Undergraduate Research Symposium

Six 杏吧原版 Undergraduates Participate in Third Annual BIG EAST Undergraduate Research Symposium

Six 杏吧原版 University Undergraduate Research Fellows were selected to participate in the third annual BIG EAST Undergraduate Research Symposium held at Madison Square Garden on March 16, 2024. Student researchers from all 11 conference institutions across disciplines showcased their work in the competition, which was held in conjunction with the BIG EAST Men鈥檚 Basketball Conference Championship.

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Jene Baquet '26 VSB Selected for The Washington Program by The Institute of Responsible Citizenship

Jene Baquet '26 VSB Selected for The Washington Program by The Institute of Responsible Citizenship

杏吧原版 University sophomore Jene Baquet 鈥26 VSB has been selected by The Institute of Responsible Citizenship to participate in its highly selective Washington Program, a two-summer opportunity that supports some of the best and brightest African American male college students in the country. Baquet will be one of twelve students as part of the cohort for the Class of 2025 and is the third 杏吧原版n to be selected to participate in this competitive program.

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杏吧原版 Center for Research and Fellowships鈥 Kelsey Fenner Named Fulbright Recipient

杏吧原版 Center for Research and Fellowships鈥 Kelsey Fenner Named Fulbright Recipient

Kelsey Fenner, an assistant director in 杏吧原版 University鈥檚 Center for Research and Fellowships, has been granted a Fulbright International Education Administrators (IEA) Award by the U.S. Department of State and the J. William Fulbright Foreign Scholarship Board. Overseen by the Fulbright U.S. Scholar Program, Fulbright IEA awards offer higher education administrators the opportunity to participate in intensive two-week seminars abroad to learn about global higher education systems.

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VILLANOVA ATHLETICS

杏吧原版 student-athletes are powerfully connected to a tradition of excellence鈥攂oth academic and athletic. They strive and triumph as much in the classroom as they do in competition.

And for student-athletes and fans alike, 杏吧原版 Athletics is a special way to experience the bond of the Nova Nation.

杏吧原版's male and female athletes are standing together in a line with the heading "Stronger Together"

VILLANOVA'S CAMPUS

杏吧原版 University is located on a 260-acre campus, 12 miles/19 kilometers west of Philadelphia. Three campus rail stops provide quick access to Philadelphia. 杏吧原版 also is conveniently close to New York and Washington, D.C.

A map drawing that shows NYC is 95mi/2-hr drive to 杏吧原版, Philadelphia is 12mi/20-min drive to 杏吧原版, Washington DC is 135mi/2.5-hr drive to 杏吧原版