History, Affiliations & Rankings
Villanova University is the oldest Catholic University in Pennsylvania and apart from that it is the only Augustinian University in the United States. It is a private University in Radnor Township. In 1841, two Irish bought 200 acres of land to start a school, which opened in 1842. The University is academically affiliated to ACCU, ASEA NAICU, PCRC, and its religious affiliation are through Roman Catholic. According to the U.S News & World Report of 2018, Villanova University was ranked 46th best National University. It stands at 1st position for more than a decade in Best Masters University Category. Times Higher Education ranks the university at 129th position in the US Rankings 2020.
Infrastructure, Campus & Courses
Villanova University has 3 campuses, and these are Main campus, West Campus and South Campus. The main campus has all educational centers, Administrative Block, Student center, and all other associate offices. West Campus has a law school residence block for single housing and facilities for sports like basketball, soccer, tennis, swimming. Villanova University provides courses in Bachelors, Masters, and Doctoral. Degrees are offered in Liberal Arts, Science, Engineering, Business, and Nursing. Furthermore, Law is also taught in University and various short term courses are also provided and students get certificates for these.
Accomplishments & Alumni
The distinguishing landmark of the 250 acres campus university is the 137-foot Saint Thomas Villanova Church built in the late 19th century. Most notable alumni of Villanova University include GENERAL Anthony Zinni, Toby Keith (singer and songwriter), Kelly Ann Ayotte, she served as United States Senator and also Attorney General for New Hampshire.
Student Diversity & Visiting Companies
Ethnic Diversity of Villanova University is similar to the National Average, it has 74.5% white, 7.4% Hispanic/ Latino and 7% Asian. Here, the disparity between two genders is lower than the National Average, here nearly 47% of students are male and 53% female. With a student to faculty ratio of 11:1, the students get the best out of the teaching environment here. Approximately, 3% of students represent the international diversity at the University which helps students with adjusting as well as getting on-campus as well as off-campus positions. Top companies that hire from the University include Goldman Sachs, SAP, Amazon, and Morgan Stanley.
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