Villanova University, a co-educational Roman Catholic institution, was founded by the Order of Saint Augustine in 1842 in Villanova, Pennsylvania. A premier institution of higher education, Villanova provides a comprehensive education rooted in the liberal arts; a shared commitment to the Augustinian ideals of truth, unity and love; and a community dedicated to service to others.
A wide variety of undergraduate, graduate degree, and professional programs are offered through the University’s six colleges:
- College of Liberal Arts and Sciences
- Villanova School of Business
- College of Engineering
- College of Nursing
- College of Professional Studies
- Charles Widger School of Law
With a total enrollment that surpasses 10,000 undergraduate, graduate and law students, Villanova is the oldest and largest Catholic university in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania. Villanova offers a variety of fully online programs across all the schools and colleges for the distance learner. Students can complete your undergraduate education, earn an advanced degree, or obtain professional certifications.
Accreditation & Licensing
Villanova University is accredited by:
Middle States Commission on Higher Education (MSCHE)