Villanova University

Villanova, PA

School Background

2022 Undergraduate Enrollment: 7,000
Graduate Enrollment: 3,838
Doctoral Universities: High Research Activity
Highest degree awarded: Graduate
Religious Affiliation: Roman Catholic

Campus Details

Suburb: Large (outside principal city, in urbanized area with population of 250,000 or more)
Four-year, medium, highly residential // full-time, more selective, lower transfer-in

Applicant and Admittance Traits

2022 Admission Rate: 25.24%

Male/Female: 42% / 58% (2017)

First generation college students: 12.6% (2017)
Percentage of students who are married when enrolled: 2.4% (2017)
Percentage of students who are veterans: 0.5% (2011)

Test scores for admission: Considered but not required
2022 Median Admit SAT: 1,437
SAT 25th Percentile - 75th: 1350 - 1490

2022 Median Admit ACT: 33
ACT 25th Percentile - 75th: 31 - 34

Appliants applying to 2+ schools: 85.4% (2017)
Appliants applying to 3+ schools: 79.8% (2017)
Appliants applying to 4+ schools: 75.9% (2017)
Appliants applying to 5+ schools: 70.5% (2017)

Ethnicity Information

White: 70.5%
Black: 5.5%
Hispanic: 9.9%
Asian: 6.7%
American Indian/Alaska Native: 0.1%
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander: 0.1%
2+ races: 3.7%
Non-resident alien: 2.2%
Unknown race: 1.4%

Costs & Fees

2022 Average Tuition & Fees (Room/Board/Books): $75,698
In-State tuition: $59,020
Out-of-State tuition: $59,020

Estimated books and supplies: $1,100 (2022)
Estimated on-campus room & board: $15,386 (2022)
Estimated on-campus other fees: $2,300 (2022)

Estimated off-campus room & board: $15,386 (2022)
Estimated off-campus other fees: $2,300 (2022)

Average Family Income: $150,075 (2017)
Median Family Income: $110,409 (2017)

Scholarships & Financial Aid

Percentage of students receiving Pell Grant: 11.1%
Percentage of students with Federal Loans: 36.9%

Median federal loan debt at graduation: $25,874 (2021)
Median federal loan payment: $274 (2021)

Household Income Net Cost
0-$30k $17,291
$30k-48k $14,241
$48k-75k $20,503
$75k-110k $28,723
$110k+ $47,834

Graduate Outcomes & Job Placements

4-year graduation rate: 88%
6-year graduation rate: 91%

1 year post-graduation workforce participation: 95.8% (2020)

Loans

Median federal debt for graduates: $25,874 (2021)
Median federal debt for non-graduates: $9,712 (2021)

Median federal debt for first-generation graduates: $25,000 (2021)
Median federal debt for Pell grant recipient graduates: $26,500 (2021)

Ability to Repay Loans

Graduates, % of Loans in Repayment
(Non-delinquent/default)
Percentage
@1 Year 91.8% (2015)
@3 year 93.9% (2017)
@5 year 95.9% (2017)


1-year Graduate % of Loans being Repaid (Non-delinquent/default) - Pell Grant Recipients: 78.8% (2015)
1-year Graduate % of Loans being Repaid - 1st Generation Attendees: 76.7% (2015)

Earnings Power

Median earnings, 1 year post graduation: $70,513 (2020)
Median earnings, 4 years post graduation: $85,405 (2020)

Popular Majors

Type of Degree Major 2022 Graduates Median Federal Debt Median Monthly Payment 1yr Median Earnings (monthly gross) 4yr Median Earnings (monthly gross)
Master's Degree Legal Research and Advanced Professional Studies. 47
Bachelor's Degree Mechanical Engineering. 78 $25,995 $276 $72,813 ($6,068) $91,256 ($7,605)
Bachelor's Degree Natural Resources Conservation and Research. 18 $42,050 ($3,504)
Master's Degree Natural Resources Conservation and Research. 7
Bachelor's Degree Communication and Media Studies. 168 $26,456 $278 $48,518 ($4,043) $61,471 ($5,123)
Master's Degree Communication and Media Studies. 23 $39,107 ($3,259)
Bachelor's Degree Biochemistry, Biophysics and Molecular Biology. 18 $27,000 $286
Graduate/Professional Certificate Ecology, Evolution, Systematics, and Population Biology. 1
Bachelor's Degree Mathematics. 54 $25,454 $265 $72,648 ($6,054) $84,324 ($7,027)
Master's Degree Mathematics. 8
Master's Degree Statistics. 15 $91,871 ($7,656)
Bachelor's Degree Peace Studies and Conflict Resolution. 8
Bachelor's Degree International/Global Studies. 9
Bachelor's Degree Philosophy. 15 $26,676 $283
Master's Degree Philosophy. 2
Doctoral Degree Philosophy. 4
Bachelor's Degree Religion/Religious Studies. 4
Bachelor's Degree Theological and Ministerial Studies. 3
Master's Degree Theological and Ministerial Studies. 18
Graduate/Professional Certificate Theological and Ministerial Studies. 1
Graduate/Professional Certificate Pastoral Counseling and Specialized Ministries. 8
Bachelor's Degree Physical Sciences. 23 $25,000 $257 $49,143 ($4,095)
Bachelor's Degree Astronomy and Astrophysics. 6
Bachelor's Degree Chemistry. 8
Master's Degree Chemistry. 18 $72,683 ($6,057)
Bachelor's Degree Physics. 8
Bachelor's Degree Psychology, General. 79 $21,500 $228 $35,556 ($2,963) $57,566 ($4,797)
Master's Degree Psychology, General. 10
Bachelor's Degree Research and Experimental Psychology. 22 $26,250 $278 $32,235 ($2,686)
Master's Degree Taxation. 69 $490 $114,078 ($9,507) $155,335 ($12,945)
Graduate/Professional Certificate Taxation. 2
Master's Degree Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services, Other. 41 $59,731 ($4,978)
Bachelor's Degree History. 15 $27,000 $286 $23,371 ($1,948)
Master's Degree History. 19
Graduate/Professional Certificate Communication and Media Studies. 11
Graduate/Professional Certificate Journalism. 2
Graduate/Professional Certificate Public Relations, Advertising, and Applied Communication. 1
Bachelor's Degree Communications Technology/Technician. 1
Undergraduate Certificate or Diploma Computer and Information Sciences, General. 6
Bachelor's Degree Computer and Information Sciences, General. 36 $26,225 $276 $79,451 ($6,621) $89,645 ($7,470)
Master's Degree Computer and Information Sciences, General. 36
Master's Degree Student Counseling and Personnel Services. 21 $458 $45,705 ($3,809) $62,071 ($5,173)
Bachelor's Degree Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Levels and Methods. 8
Master's Degree Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Levels and Methods. 38 $233 $50,559 ($4,213)
Graduate/Professional Certificate Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Levels and Methods. 2
Doctoral Degree Engineering, General. 8
Bachelor's Degree Chemical Engineering. 56 $27,000 $286 $67,595 ($5,633) $91,386 ($7,616)
Master's Degree Chemical Engineering. 8
Bachelor's Degree Civil Engineering. 50 $27,000 $286 $66,973 ($5,581) $78,003 ($6,500)
Master's Degree Civil Engineering. 47 $82,337 ($6,861)
Bachelor's Degree Computer Engineering. 34 $26,000 $276 $84,664 ($7,055) $111,769 ($9,314)
Master's Degree Computer Engineering. 27 $107,242 ($8,937)
Graduate/Professional Certificate Computer Engineering. 2
Bachelor's Degree Electrical, Electronics and Communications Engineering. 21 $27,000 $286 $86,457 ($7,205)
Master's Degree Electrical, Electronics and Communications Engineering. 11
Graduate/Professional Certificate Electrical, Electronics and Communications Engineering. 1
Master's Degree Public Administration. 93 $437 $69,356 ($5,780) $78,297 ($6,525)
Graduate/Professional Certificate Public Administration. 73
Bachelor's Degree Criminology. 14
Bachelor's Degree Economics. 124 $27,000 $281 $61,479 ($5,123) $88,087 ($7,341)
Bachelor's Degree Geography and Cartography. 12
Graduate/Professional Certificate International Relations and National Security Studies. 4
Bachelor's Degree Political Science and Government. 104 $25,620 $272 $41,556 ($3,463) $72,272 ($6,023)
Master's Degree Political Science and Government. 14
Graduate/Professional Certificate Political Science and Government. 1
Bachelor's Degree Sociology. 15 $68,680 ($5,723)
Master's Degree Drama/Theatre Arts and Stagecraft. 12 $26,342 ($2,195)
Graduate/Professional Certificate Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences, General. 1
Graduate/Professional Certificate Health and Medical Administrative Services. 3
Bachelor's Degree Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursing. 248 $27,000 $246 $78,227 ($6,519) $87,471 ($7,289)
Master's Degree Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursing. 66 $789 $117,765 ($9,814) $177,073 ($14,756)
Doctoral Degree Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursing. 7 $102,419 ($8,535)
First Professional Degree Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursing. 8
Graduate/Professional Certificate Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursing. 2
Bachelor's Degree Business Administration, Management and Operations. 31 $27,000 $286 $66,700 ($5,558)
Master's Degree Business Administration, Management and Operations. 304 $457 $114,308 ($9,526) $142,263 ($11,855)
Graduate/Professional Certificate Business Administration, Management and Operations. 1
Bachelor's Degree Accounting and Related Services. 134 $25,858 $274 $71,041 ($5,920) $91,268 ($7,606)
Master's Degree Accounting and Related Services. 49 $233 $69,916 ($5,826) $84,933 ($7,078)
Graduate/Professional Certificate Accounting and Related Services. 4
Bachelor's Degree Business/Managerial Economics. 34 $27,000 $286 $72,936 ($6,078) $122,309 ($10,192)
Bachelor's Degree Finance and Financial Management Services. 265 $26,197 $276 $75,308 ($6,276) $110,166 ($9,181)
Master's Degree Finance and Financial Management Services. 22 $84,093 ($7,008)
Master's Degree Human Resources Management and Services. 149 $414 $93,086 ($7,757) $97,803 ($8,150)
Graduate/Professional Certificate Human Resources Management and Services. 71
Bachelor's Degree International Business. 47 $22,250 $236 $69,865 ($5,822) $86,976 ($7,248)
Undergraduate Certificate or Diploma Management Information Systems and Services. 1
Bachelor's Degree Management Information Systems and Services. 29 $74,797 ($6,233) $100,271 ($8,356)
Bachelor's Degree Management Sciences and Quantitative Methods. 118 $27,000 $286 $69,881 ($5,823)
Master's Degree Management Sciences and Quantitative Methods. 44 $449
Bachelor's Degree Marketing. 77 $26,962 $284 $64,556 ($5,380) $79,586 ($6,632)
Bachelor's Degree Real Estate. 33 $27,000 $286 $69,981 ($5,832) $101,813 ($8,484)
Master's Degree Mechanical Engineering. 14 $103,277 ($8,606)
Graduate/Professional Certificate Mechanical Engineering. 1
Master's Degree Biochemical Engineering. 5
Master's Degree Engineering, Other. 30 $81,625 ($6,802)
Bachelor's Degree Romance Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics. 27 $27,000 $286 $33,400 ($2,783) $69,309 ($5,776)
Master's Degree Romance Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics. 3
Bachelor's Degree Classics and Classical Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics. 3
Master's Degree Classics and Classical Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics. 3
First Professional Degree Law. 211 $795 $73,474 ($6,123) $94,303 ($7,859)
Graduate/Professional Certificate Legal Research and Advanced Professional Studies. 2
Bachelor's Degree English Language and Literature, General. 45 $26,899 $285 $36,952 ($3,079) $64,967 ($5,414)
Master's Degree English Language and Literature, General. 17
Graduate/Professional Certificate English Language and Literature, General. 1
Associate's Degree Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities. 2
Bachelor's Degree Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities. 51 $25,000 $266 $41,424 ($3,452) $56,373 ($4,698)
Master's Degree Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities. 4 $378 $67,344 ($5,612)
Bachelor's Degree Biology, General. 87 $27,000 $286 $22,501 ($1,875) $70,311 ($5,859)
Master's Degree Biology, General. 11


Campus Resources

Average faculty salary: $104,400
Full time faculty: 65%

Undergraduate student-to-faculty ratio: 11.0

School's endowment start of year: $797,015,000 (2022)
School's endowment end of year: $1,122,560,000 (2022)