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Villanova University

Associate Member

Location: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Founded: 1842

ORAU Member since: 2017

Member Councilor: Peter M. Donohue

Enrollment: 10,842 (fall 2016)

Mission Statement:

Villanova University is a Catholic Augustinian community of higher education, committed to excellence and distinction in the discovery, dissemination and application of knowledge. Inspired by the life and teaching of Jesus Christ, the University is grounded in the wisdom of the Catholic intellectual tradition and advances a deeper understanding of the relationship between faith and reason. Villanova emphasizes and celebrates the liberal arts and sciences as foundational to all academic programs. The University community welcomes and respects members of all faiths who seek to nurture a concern for the common good and who share an enthusiasm for the challenge of responsible and productive citizenship in order to build a just and peaceful world.

Website: Villanova University

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