Villanova University School of Law

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Villanova University School of Law

Since its founding in 1953 as part of Villanova University, Villanova Law has educated more than 10,000 lawyers who have taken their place in the profession. You will find them on the benches in federal and state court houses; as members of state and federal legislatures and in high government office (the former governor of Pennsylvania is a VLS grad); leading corporations, major law firms and public interest agencies; teaching and writing; and practicing at the very highest levels. Learn more about our history.

Contact Info


Website: http://www1.villanova.edu/villanova/law.html
Address: 299 N Spring Mill Rd, Villanova, PA 19085
Admission Phone: (610) 519-7010
Admission Email: [email protected]

2016 Quick Overview

The Below Data Compiled By: The American Bar Association 

Students492
Student-faculty ratio16:1
Tuition $43,895 per year (full-time, in-state)
$43,895 per year (full-time, out-of-state)
N/A per year (part-time, in-state)
N/A per year (part-time, out-of-state)
Tuition Guarantee Program0
Estimated Living Expenses$22,732
Founded In1957
ABA AccreditedYes
Application deadline04/01/17
Full-time program application fee$ 0
Financial Aid Deadline01/04/17
Can first years start other than fall?No

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Villanova University School of Law

Real Time Applicant Admissions Data

Villanova University School of Law

Real Time HIC User Applicant Status Admissions Data

Actual(A)/Practice(P)

Username LSAT GPA Status Scholarship Sent Received Decision Updated
beachbird10 160 A 3.60

Accepted

Yes - - - 7 months ago
sjustudent94 158 A 3.98

Accepted

Yes - - - 10 months ago
Tgilmo45 160 A 3.25

Accepted

Yes - - - 11 months ago
053706 159 A 3.52

Accepted

Yes 10/12/16 - 12/19/16 12 months ago
novagrl1995 159 A 3.56

Accepted

- - - 2 years ago
Nfm13 163 A 3.24

Accepted

Yes - - - 2 years ago
mlee29 153 A 3.07

Accepted

12/22/15 12/23/15 02/04/16 2 years ago
Pm67 155 P 3.42

Interested In Applying

- - - 4 weeks ago
Pomeara 145 A 3.41

Interested In Applying

- - - 2 months ago
slandry 165 P 3.31

Interested In Applying

No - - - 2 months ago
jessicamelusky 155 A 3.72

Interested In Applying

- - - 3 months ago
tad63 162 A 3.47

Interested In Applying

- - - 5 months ago
bergerb93 165 A 2.87

Interested In Applying

- - - 6 months ago
tlmaurer 164 A 3.85

Interested In Applying

- - - 7 months ago
cbattinieri 150 P 3.26

Interested In Applying

- - - 7 months ago
kmacfeeters 147 A 3.76

Interested In Applying

- - - 8 months ago
rcastaldi1984 170 P 3.74

Interested In Applying

- - - 9 months ago
bradleyzack115 160 P 3.50

Interested In Applying

- - - 10 months ago
Traceycarrasco 156 P 3.48

Interested In Applying

- - - one year ago
Chardynea123 165 P 3.35

Interested In Applying

- - - one year ago
DanFlynn 155 P 3.56

Interested In Applying

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jtabak 155 P 3.40

Interested In Applying

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Amarino1313 160 P 3.72

Interested In Applying

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Bwild 156 P 3.04

Interested In Applying

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brettbski 156 A 3.93

Interested In Applying

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mlav 149 A 3.75

Interested In Applying

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ciarasprance 154 A 3.87

Interested In Applying

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kmm242 155 A 3.55

Interested In Applying

- - - one year ago
ilerman 172 P 3.71

Interested In Applying

- - - one year ago
sarahkerrigan 168 A 3.66

Interested In Applying

- - - 2 years ago
BDN 160 A 3.00

Interested In Applying

- - - 2 years ago
MEngler 170 P 3.00

Interested In Applying

- - - 2 years ago
tboyle1010 157 A 3.90

Interested In Applying

- - - 2 years ago
PrincesseM 170 A 3.46

Interested In Applying

- - - 2 years ago
kierin 160 P 3.40

Interested In Applying

- - - 2 years ago
ahuber1067 155 A 3.40

Pending

02/23/17 - - 9 months ago
tuf73562 149 A 3.17

Pending

- - - 10 months ago
chrismerk99 160 P 3.61

Pending

09/29/16 09/29/16 - one year ago
Total Full-Time Part-Time
Number of Applicants178315350
Number of Offers7597590
Number of Matriculants2222220
75% GPA3.73.70
Median GPA3.543.540
25% GPA3.243.240
75% LSAT1531530
Median LSAT1571570
25% LSAT1591590
2016 Scholarship Data
Total Number of Students492
Total Students Receiving Grants355
% of Students Receiving Grants72.2
75% Grant Amount$40,850
Median Grant Amount$32,000
25% Grants Amount$19,225
Scholarships awarded based on maintaining a certain academic performance
Offering Conditional Scholarships:This school does not award scholarships that may be reduced or eliminated based on law school academic performance

  • % of Total Less Than Half Tuition (18.3)
  • % of Total Half to Full Tuition (24.8)
  • % of Total Full Tuition (28.5)
  • % of Total More than Full Tuition (0.6)

2016 Ethnicity Statistics

  • White (418)
  • Hispanics (30)
  • Black or African American (31)
  • Asian (22)
  • American Indian / Native (1)
  • Other (38)
  • Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander Total (1)
  • Two or more races Total (15)
  • Nonresident Alien Total (4)
  • Race and Ethnicity Unknown Total (18)


  • Total Women% (50.4)
  • Total Men% (49.6)
Villanova University School of Law Bar Exam Statistics
YearTakersPass%State Average%Average Pass Difference%
2015 214 86.54% 76.09% 10.45%
2014 214 94.77% 80.18% 14.59%
2013 243 88.32% 81.94% 6.38%

Total Graduates 2016

  • Employed Bar Exam Required (349)
  • Employed J.D. Advantage (6)
  • Employed Other (1)
  • Unemployed (6)
  • Pursuing Graduate Degree (1)

The Above Data Compiled By:  The American Bar Association