Adele Lindenmeyr, Ph.D., Dean, Graduate Studies Professor of History
Villanova University, founded by the Order of Saint Augustine in 1842, is a premier institution of higher education that offers a variety of undergraduate and graduate degree programs through the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences, the Villanova School of Business, the College of Engineering, the College of Nursing and the Villanova School of Law. With a total enrollment that surpasses 10,000 undergraduate, graduate and law students, Villanova is the oldest and largest Catholic university in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania.
Villanova is located in a suburban community 12 miles west of Philadelphia and is easily accessible by public transportation. The 254-acre campus features 69 buildings, including a library with more than a million items, and state-of-the-art academic facilities. Villanova has 633 full-time faculty, nearly 90 percent of whom hold the highest degree in their fields.
Graduate assistantships are available in most departments offering graduate degrees. A number of research fellowships and tuition scholarships are also available.
Although there is no on-campus housing for graduate students, the University provides some guidance to students in securing nearby accommodations.
GRADUATE STUDIES IN ARTS AND SCIENCES
TUITION per credit hour: $720 Arts and Sciences;$540 Religious Studies.
Adele Lindenmeyr, Ph.D., Dean
Susan Jacobs, Director of Graduate Operations
MASTERíS OR CONCENTRATIONS: Applied Statistics, Biology*, Chemistry, Classical Studies, Communication*, Computing Science*, Counseling (School and Clinical Mental Health)*, Education (Educational Leadership and Master of Arts in Ed. Plus Teacher Certification*, English*, Hispanic Studies*, History*, Human Resource Development*, Liberal Studies*, Mathematics*, Political Science*, Psychology, Public Administration*, Software Engineering, Theatre*, Theology*.
*Certificates are available in these programs.
VILLANOVA SCHOOL OF BUSINESS
TUITION per credit hour: MBA Flex Track $855; MBA Fast Track $1,000
James M. Danko, Helen and William O'Toole Endowed Dean
M.B.A.: Executive M.B.A., Professional M.B.A., Full-time Equivalent M.B.A.
M.S.: Finance, Technology Management.
THE COLLEGE OF ENGINEERING
TUITION; $1,040 per credit hour.
Dr. Gary A. Gabriele, Dean
M.S.: Chemical Engineering, Civil Engineering, Water Resources & Environmental Engineering, Transportation Engineering, Computer Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Master of Technology Management (in collaboration with the College of Commerce and Finance).
THE COLLEGE OF NURSING
TUITION: $785 per credit hour; $970 PhD;
Dr. M. Louise Fitzpatrick, Dean
M.S., Ph.D.: Nursing.
THE SCHOOL OF LAW
TUITION: $1,050 per credit hour.
John Y. Gotanda, Dean
M.S.: Human Resource Development (through University Alliance).
M.S.: Engineering (Civil & Environmental, Electrical & Chemical, Mechanical).
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