Villanova University

Brief Description:  Villanova is a coeducational Roman Catholic institution located not far from Philadelphia in Villanova, Pennsylvania. VU boasts a graduation rate of 91% and total enrollment of more than 10,000.


High Honors: VU’s School of Business has been ranked the 13th best undergraduate business school by Businessweek magazine and U.S. News and World Report has praised VU for its top undergraduate engineering program.

Augustinian Heritage: While VU welcomes worshippers of all faiths, its campus ministry is dedicated to weaving the Augustinian Catholic ideals of “Truth, Unity and Love” into the academic and social environments of the University, which was founded in 1842 by the order of St. Augustine.

Fun Fact: All students take part in the Augustine and Culture Seminar (ACS) during their first year at VU. In the class, students are encouraged to explore the wisdom and beauty of writers like Shakespeare, Darwin and Homer, as well as distinguished figures of more modern eras.