Villanova University

#571 / #171
Global Influence / U.S. Influence
Most Desirable School
Catholic university near Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

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About Villanova University

Featured Alumnus

Sean M. Carroll ranks among our Top Influential Physicists Today.

According to Wikipedia, Villanova University is a private Roman Catholic research university in Villanova, Pennsylvania. It was founded by the Augustinians in 1842 and named after Saint Thomas of Villanova. The university is the oldest Catholic university in Pennsylvania and one of two Augustinian institutions in the United States . It is classified among "R2: Doctoral Universities – High research activity".

Villanova University's Online Degrees

Villanova University Admissions, Retention, and Graduation Information

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How Much Does Villanova University Cost To Attend?

Tuition (in-state)
Price by Family Income
IncomeAverage Net Cost
0 - 30K$24,907
30K - 48K$26,460
48K - 75K$28,580
75K - 110K$36,160

Source: National Center for Education Statistics

How Much Do Villanova University Graduates Make?

If you graduate from Villanova University, then you can expect to earn an average of $87,600 per year. You also have a 94% chance of being employed after 10 years.

Villanova University's Demographics

Demographic data is for full-time, on-campus students.

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Where is Villanova University?

Villanova University is located at 800 Lancaster Avenue, Villanova PA 19085-1699

What Is Villanova University Known For?

Villanova University is known for it's academic work in the following disciplines:

Villanova University's Top Areas of Influence With Degrees Offered

Who Are Villanova University's Most Influential Alumni?

Villanova University's most influential alumni faculty include professors and professionals in the fields of Nursing, Criminal Justice, and Philosophy. Here are some of Villanova University's most famous alumni:

Pierre Teilhard de Chardin
Pierre Teilhard de Chardin
A French philosopher, Jesuit priest, paleontologist.
Frank J. Larkin
Frank J. Larkin
A Sergeant at Arms U.S. Senate.
Ali Soufan
Ali Soufan
A FBI Agent.
Anthony Zinni
Anthony Zinni
An American Marine Corps general.
John O'Connor
John O'Connor
An American Cardinal, Archbishop of New York.
Edward Guinan
An American scientist.
Chad Wolf
Chad Wolf
An American government official.
Wharton Tiers
Wharton Tiers
An American record producer.
Carl Gugasian
An American bank robber.
Robert Abplanalp
An American inventor and benefactor .
William J. Fallon
William J. Fallon
A United States admiral.
Paul F. Markham
Paul F. Markham
An American lawyer.

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