Founded in 1842 by the friars of the Order of Saint Augustine, Villanova University is a 4-year research institution in the Philadelphia area and the oldest Catholic school in Pennsylvania. Villanova is home to six colleges and schools conferring bachelor’s degrees in over 50 fields of study. As the only Augustinian Catholic school in the United States, Villanova celebrates mass every day and offers Reconciliation services four days per week. For recreation, Villanova is home to 30 club and intramural sports.
villanova is a medium-sized school with large-scale opportunities and resources. they value community, academics, sports, and the arts. there is something for everyone, and anything is possible here.
Lauren from East Brunswick, NJ
Villanova University is one big community where everyone is connected to each other. The faith throughout the campus is overwhelming and beautiful. I could not have wished for a more well-rounded university for me to attend.