Graduate Programs Overview

Villanova University is a four-years, private (not-for-profit) school located in Villanova, Pennsylvania. It offers graduate degree programs as well as undergraduate degree programs. For academic year 2021-2022 the graduate school tuition & fees are $21,199 in average for all students.

It offers one hundred seven graduate programs: 40 Master's, 9 Doctorate, 43 Post-Bachelor's, 15 Post-Master's programs. Some of those programs are offered by distance learning. 1,261 students have been conferred Master's degree and 206 students have received Doctorate degree last year.
Graduate Programs Key Facts
School NameVillanova University
Typefour-years, private (not-for-profit)
Address800 Lancaster Avenue, Villanova, PA
Graduate School Students3,995 students
2,330 students enrolled online exclusively
Tuition & Fees (2021-2022)$21,199
Student to Faculty11:1 (9.09%)
Number of Offered Graduate ProgramsTotal 107 Graduate Programs
40 Master's, 15 Doctorate, 58 Post graduate certificates

2022 Graduate Program Tuition & Fees

The following table and chart describe 2021-2022 graduate tuition & fees at Villanova University with tuition changes over the last 5 years. Each cost is an average amount over the offered programs. The tuition & fees is $21,199 for all students.The tuition per credit hours for part-time students (or full-time students who taking extra credits) is $1,110.
Data source: 2021-2022 tuition - NCES(National Center for Education Statistics (Last update: March 14, 2022)
2022 COATuition Trends
2022 Graduate School Tuition, Fees, and Living Costs
Cost per Credit$1,110
Books & Supplies$1,100
Room & Board$15,386 (On-Campus) / $15,386 (Off-Campus)
Personal Expenses$2,300 (On-Campus) / $2,300 (Off-Campus)
On-Campus Total$39,985
Off-Campus Total$39,985
Graduate Program Tuition Changes (2018-2022)
Tuition & Fees$18,473$19,005$20,606$20,719$21,199

Graduate Programs By Area of Study

Villanova University offers Masters, Doctorate, Post-Bachelor's Certificate, Post-Master's Certificate graduate degree/certificate programs through 107 major areas - 39 Master's (2 online programs), 5 Doctorate , 42 Post-Bachelor'(2 online programs), 14 Post-Master'. The following table summarizes the total number of completers by degree and gender.
Total Number of Conferred Graduate Degree
Master'sDoctorate Post-Bachelor'sPost-Master's
Below, you can check major programs and concentration for each area of study with offered degrees and completers. ONLINE denotes the program offered by distance learning (online degree). You may want to see all graduate schools offering a major program by following the link on the title of the program.
Natural Resources And Conservation
Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender, And Group Studies
Communication and Journalism
Computer And Information Sciences
Foreign Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics
Legal Studies
English Language And Literature
Liberal Arts And Sciences, Humanities
Biological And Biomedical Sciences
Mathematics And Statistics
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies
Philosophy And Religious Studies
Theology And Religious Vocations
Physical Sciences
Human Services
Social Sciences
Visual And Performing Arts
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences

Graduate Student Population

Total 11,032 students enrolled in Villanova University including both undergraduate and graduate programs, with full-time and part-time status. In graduate schools, 3,995 students are enrolled to earn graduate degrees. By gender, it has 1,885 male and 2,110 female graduate students. By attending status, there are 1,392 full-time and 2,603 part-time students in graduate schools. It offers online degree programs and 2,330 students enrolled to earn their graduate degree through online exclusively and 1,238 students are taking some online graduate courses.
Graduate Students Gender Distribution
Men Students1,885
Women Students2,110
Graduate Students Attending Status Distribution
Full-time Students1,392
Part-time Students2,603
By race/ethnicity 2,840 White, 216 Black, and 197 Asian students are attending at Villanova University. The detail graduate enrollment distribution by race is shown in the below chart.
Graduate Students Race Distribution
American Indian /
Native American
Native Hawaiian /
Other Pacific Islander
Two or more races109
46 students are younger than 22 and 538 students are older than 65. The school has 2,297 students aged between 22 and 30 and 1,112 students aged 30 to 40.
Graduate Students Age Distribution
21 & Under46
40 & Over538
Distance learning, also called online education, is very attractive to students, especially those who want to continue education and work in the field. At Villanova University, 2,330 students are enrolled exclusively in online courses and 1,238 students are enrolled in some online courses.
Graduate Distance Learning Enrollment Distribution
Total Enrollment3,995
Enrolled Exclusively in Online Courses2,330
Enrolled in Some But Not All Online Courses1,238
Not Enrolled In Any Online Courses427
Graduate Distance Learning Enrollment By Student Location
Enrolled Exclusively in Online Courses2,330
Pennsylvania Resident1,096
Other State In U.S.1,104
Outside of U.S.91

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