Villanova University

Catholic university near Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

The Villanova University is a private university in Villanova, Pennsylvania. The university has about 9,535 students. It was founded in 1842. The current president of the university is Rev. Peter M. Donohue, O.S.A. .

Villanova University
Latin: Universitas Villanovana
Former names
Augustinian College of Villanova (1842-1953)
MottoVeritas, Unitas, Caritas (Latin)
Motto in English
Truth, Unity, Charity
TypePrivate
Established1842 (1842)
Religious affiliation
Roman Catholic (Augustinian)
Academic affiliations
ACCU, ASEA
NAICU, PCRC
Endowment$766.9 million (2019)[1]
PresidentPeter M. Donohue
Academic staff
545
Administrative staff
2,000
Students10,842 (Fall 2016)[2]
Undergraduates6,500
Postgraduates3,500
Location, ,
United States
CampusSuburban
260 acres (110 ha)
ColorsBlue and White         [3]
NicknameWildcats
Sporting affiliations
NCAA Division IBig East, Big 5, CAA
MascotWill D. Cat (current), Count Villan (former) [4]
Websitewww.villanova.edu
The St. Thomas of Villanova Chapel on campus.

SportsEdit

The athletics teams of the university are called the Wildcats. They have 24 varsity teams, most of which compete in the Big East Conference. The football team plays in the Colonial Athletic Association, and the women's rowing team is a member of the American Athletic Conference.

SourcesEdit

  1. As of June 30, 2019. "U.S. and Canadian Institutions Listed by Fiscal Year (FY) 2019 Endowment Market Value and Change in Endowment Market Value from FY 2018 to FY 2019". National Association of College and University Business Officers and TIAA. Retrieved January 30, 2020.
  2. "Common Data Set 2016–2017" (PDF). Villanova University. Retrieved January 7, 2017.
  3. "Visual Identity Guidelines | Villanova University". Retrieved June 1, 2018.
  4. https://villanova.com/sports/2018/6/18/trads-nova-mascot-html.aspx

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