Students around the world can now earn a degree from an accredited U.S.-based university – without ever leaving their home country! Villanova University is pleased to welcome international students into its online undergraduate degree program.1
International applicants are defined by Villanova as any non-U.S. citizen, or any U.S. or other citizen whose undergraduate degree or diploma was earned outside of the U.S. These individuals may be required to submit additional materials – such as a credential evaluation or TOEFL score – in addition to the basic application components required of all applicants. See below for details.
International applications will be considered complete when all of the following have been received:
Official transcript evaluations/translations and TOEFL scores (if applicable) must be mailed directly from the issuing agency to Bisk at the following address:
Villanova University Online/Bisk
Attn: Academic Admin
9417 Princess Palm Ave., Suite 150
Tampa, FL 33619-8348
Applicants who are not U.S. citizens or permanent residents unless they hold their degree from a U.S. institution must demonstrate English proficiency by submitting an official copy of their TOEFL or IELTS scores, with a minimum passing grade of 85 on the Internet-based test or 550 on the paper-based test, and a minimum passing grade of 7 on the IELTS. Test results must be mailed directly from the Educational Testing Service (ETS) to Bisk at the address above.
Applicants who earned their degree from a non-U.S. institution of higher education must submit an official credential evaluation/translation of all degree-bearing transcripts, completed by one of the following agencies: CGFNS (Commission on Graduates of Foreign Nursing Schools), WES (World Education Services) or Josef Silny & Associates.
1 Villanova University does not provide any assistance in obtaining student visas for online degree programs.
2 The background check is required for review prior to completion of the second session.
3 Must be submitted two months prior to starting clinical courses and be current through completion of clinical courses, or you cannot enroll in NUR 4113 or NUR 4117.