Villanova University

Villanova, PA

Villanova University says its Core Curriculum "prepares students to become active participants within society, to engage in the process of informed political debate, and to encourage an understanding and appreciation of the diversity of cultures and experiences, a respect for the individual, and the development of a multi-cultural and international perspective. The Core thus encourages personal development in preparing students to regard themselves a citizens living in a democratic society, as belonging to a world community, and as therefore having communal responsibilities." [Source]

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  • Undergraduate Enrollment:6,950
  • 4-Year Graduation Rate:87%
  • Tuition & Fees:$51,284 annually

General Education Requirements

  • 1. Composition

  • 2. Literature

  • 3. Foreign Language


    See Note

    No credit given for Foreign Language because students may fulfill the requirement with elementary-level study.

  • 4. U.S. Government or History


    See Note

    No credit given for U.S. Government or History because the "History" requirement may be satisfied by courses that are not American history or government surveys.

  • 5. Economics


    See Note

    No credit given for Economics because a course in economics is an option, but not required, to fulfill the "Social Sciences" requirement.

  • 6. Mathematics

  • 7. Science


Curriculum last evaluated: 01/31/2018


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