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Villanova University

800 E. Lancaster Ave. Villanova, PA 19085
(610) 519-4500 | Established: 1842 | Villanova.edu

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Established in 1842 by two Augustinian Friars who purchased a 200 acre tract of land, known as Belle Air, in 1840, Villanova University (commonly referred to as Nova) is a private university located in the Radnor Township suburb of northwestern...
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Philadelphia. A university founded upon Roman Catholic values, Villanova is the oldest and largest catholic institution of education in Pennsylvania and welcomes students of all faiths and backgrounds. Highlighted by the dual spires of Nova’s chapel, the 254 acre suburban campus sits on what used to be an arboretum and is home to sprawling greens and wise-old trees. Among the U.S. News and World Report category, “Best Masters Universities,” Villanova has been ranked as the top university in the north for more than a decade.

The University is comprised of 5 schools with several additional graduate programs –4 of the schools serve both undergraduate and graduate students. Among the various degrees Villanova offers are the highly ranked engineering school, nursing school, and MBA program. Nova offers a variety of student organizations and communities on campus; approximately 15% of the student body is involved with the vibrant Greek life on campus.

The Villanova Wildcats compete at the Division I level in the Big East Conference; the men’s and women’s basketball programs are among the most storied in all of college sports.

Notable alumni and attendees include actor Bradley Copper, country singer Toby Keith, and NFL Hall-of-Famer Howie Long.

Enrollment

  • Undergrad Enrollment: 7,042
  • Graduate Enrollment: 3,654
  • Student-to-Faculty Ratio: 12 to 1

Region

  • Mid-Atlantic

Popular Majors

  • Most Popular Major: Registered Nursing
  • Second Most Popular: Finance

Percentages

  • Acceptance Rate: 49%
  • Percent Male: 48%
  • Percent Female: 52%

Cost

  • In-State Tuition: $44,430
  • Out-of-State Tuition: $44,430

Other

  • Type of School: 4 Year-Private Non Profit
  • College Setting: Suburbs (Large)

333 Belrose Bar & Grill

Restaurant (American)

333 Belrose Ln.
Radnor, PA 19087
(610) 293-1000
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Gullifty’s Restaurant

Bar & Restaurant (American)

1149 Lancaster Ave.
Rosemont, PA 19010
(610) 525-1851
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Yangming

Restaurant (Chinese)

1051 Conestoga Rd.
Bryn Mawr, PA 19010
(610) 527-3200
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Kelly’s Taproom

Bar

1107 W. Lancaster Ave.
Bryn Mawr, PA 19010
(610) 520-9344
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Verdad Restaurant & Tequila Bar

Restaurant (Spanish)

818 W. Lancaster Ave.
Bryn Mawr, PA 19010
(610) 520-9100
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Flip & Bailey’s Bar & Grill

Bar

900 Conestoga Rd.
Rosemont, PA 19010
(610) 527-4826
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Sushi Land

Restaurant (Japanese)

861 W. Lancaster Ave.
Bryn Mawr, PA 19010
(610) 527-5427
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Erin Pub

Bar

1005 W. Lancaster Ave.
Bryn Mawr, PA 19010
(610) 527-5941

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Campus Corner

Restaurant (Pizza)

829 Lancaster Ave.
Villanova, PA 19085
(610) 527-3606
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The Grog Grill

Bar

863 W. Lancaster Ave.
Bryn Mawr, PA 19010
(610) 527-5870
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Azie on Main

Restaurant (Japanese)

789 E. Lancaster Ave.
Villanova, PA 19085
(610) 527-5700
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Maloney’s Pub

Bar

1009 Lancaster Ave.
Bryn Mawr, PA 19010
(610) 520-2589
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Courtyard Marriott (Philadelphia/Devon)

Hotel

762 W. Lancaster Ave.
Wayne, PA 19087
(610) 687-6633
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Marriot (Philadelphia-West)

Hotel

111 Crawford Ave.
West Conshohocken, PA 19428
(610) 941-5600
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Residence Inn by Marriott (Philadelphia/Conshohocken)

Hotel

191 Washington St.
Conshohocken, PA 19428
(610) 828-8800
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Villanova University Conference Center

Hotel

601 County Line Rd.
Radnor, PA 19087
(610) 523-1776
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Class Begins

August 25



Fall Break Dates

October 13-19 (Semester Recess)



Thanksgiving Break Dates

November 26-30



Winter Break Dates

December 20-January 11



Spring Break Dates

March 2-8 (Semester Recess)



Summer Break Begins

May 9



Sports Division

NCAA Division I-AA



Mascot

Will D. Cat (Wildcat)



Nickname

Wildcats



Sports Conference

Big East & CAA (Football)



People at Villanova University

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