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Villanova University Available Degrees, Graduation Requirements, & Faculty Information

Villanova, PA

Academic Calendar System
Semester
Summer Session
Offered
General Catalog/Bulletin
Online Catalog

Undergraduate Education


Undergraduate Majors

  • Accounting
  • Art History, Criticism and Conservation
  • Astronomy
  • Astrophysics
  • Biochemistry
  • Biology/Biological Sciences, General
  • Business Administration and Management, General
  • Business/Managerial Economics
  • Chemical Engineering
  • Chemistry, General
  • Civil Engineering, General
  • Classics and Classical Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, General
  • Computer Engineering, General
  • Computer Science
  • Criminal Justice/Law Enforcement Administration
  • Economics, General
  • Electrical and Electronics Engineering
  • English Language and Literature, General
  • Environmental Science
  • Environmental Studies
  • Finance, General
  • French Language and Literature
  • Geography
  • History, General
  • Humanities/Humanistic Studies
  • Intercultural/Multicultural and Diversity Studies
  • International Business/Trade/Commerce
  • International/Global Studies
  • Islamic Studies
  • Italian Language and Literature
  • Latin American Studies
  • Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies
  • Management Information Systems, General
  • Marketing/Marketing Management, General
  • Mass Communication/Media Studies
  • Mathematics, General
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other
  • Neuroscience
  • Philosophy
  • Physical Sciences
  • Physics, General
  • Political Science and Government, General
  • Psychology, General
  • Real Estate
  • Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse
  • Religion/Religious Studies
  • Secondary Education and Teaching
  • Sociology
  • Spanish Language and Literature
  • Women's Studies
Most Popular Disciplines
Business/marketing, Health professions and related sciences, Engineering
Combined Liberal Arts/Professional Degree Programs
Engineering, arts/liberal studies, classical studies, communication, criminal justice, political science, psychology, Spanish, religious studies, computer science, biology, chemistry, mathematics, mathematics/applied statistics, human resources development, business information systems/software engineering
Special Programs
Accelerated program, Cooperative work study program, Distance learning, Double major, English as a second language, Honors program, Independent study, Internships, Study abroad, Summer session
Study Abroad
Offered
Online Degrees
Not reported

Curriculum and Graduation Requirements


General Education/Core Curriculum
Required for most or all students
Computer
Students required to own/lease a computer
Foreign Language
Not required
Math/Science
Required for all students

Faculty and Instruction


Full-Time Faculty
641
Part-Time Faculty
425
Full-Time Faculty with Ph.D./Terminal Degree
53%
Regular Class Size
2-9 students: 9% of classes
10-19 students: 33% of classes
20-29 students: 35% of classes
30-39 students: 19% of classes
40-49 students: 2% of classes
50-99 students: 2% of classes
Over 100 students: 0% of classes
Discussion Section/Lab Class Size
2-9 students: 11% of discussion sections/labs
10-19 students: 54% of discussion sections/labs
20-29 students: 28% of discussion sections/labs
30-39 students: 2% of discussion sections/labs
40-49 students: 0% of discussion sections/labs
50-59 students: 4% of discussion sections/labs

Advanced Placement


International Baccalaureate
Accepted
Advanced Placement (AP) Examinations
Accepted for placement and credit
Sophomore Standing
Available through AP examinations

Academic Resources


Library Available on Campus
Yes
Holdings
 
Computer Ownership
Students required to own/lease a computer
Computers Available on Campus
700
Internet/E-mail Access
Not reported

Academic Support Services


Remedial Instruction
Not Offered
Tutoring
Available
Services for Learning Disabled Students
Available
Services for Physically Disabled Students
Hearing impaired services, visually impaired services, wheelchair access

Graduate/Professional School Education


Master's Degrees Offered

Master of Laws, Master of Arts, Master of Science in Water Resources and Environmental Engineering, Master of Science in Chemical Engineering, Master of Science, Master of Science in Mechanical Engineering, Master of Science in Computer Engineering, Master of Public Administration, Master of Science in Electrical Engineering, Master of Science in Nursing

Master's Programs of Study

  • Adult Nursing
  • Applied Statistics
  • Chemistry
  • Engineering and Applied Sciences--General
  • Environmental Engineering
  • Family Nurse Practitioner Studies
  • Gerontological Nursing
  • Hispanic Studies
  • Mathematics
  • Nonprofit Management
  • Nurse Anesthesia
  • Nursing Education
  • Nursing--General
  • Pediatric Nursing
  • Public Administration
  • Water Resources Engineering

Doctoral Degrees Offered

Doctor of Nursing Practice, Juris Doctor, Doctor of Philosophy

Doctoral Programs of Study

  • Adult Nursing
  • Engineering and Applied Sciences--General
  • Family Nurse Practitioner Studies
  • Gerontological Nursing
  • Nurse Anesthesia
  • Nursing Education
  • Nursing--General
  • Pediatric Nursing

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