Graduate International Students

Villanova Welcomes International Students!

Villanova University is pleased to welcome international students into its online graduate degree programs.*

International applicants are defined by Villanova as any non-U.S. citizen. 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 students who apply to an online program are not eligible to receive an I-20 form to apply for a visa.

Graduate International Student Application Process

In addition to the requirements outlined here, international applications must submit the following:

  • Applicants who earned their degree from a non-U.S. institution of higher education must submit an official credential evaluation of all degree-bearing transcripts, completed by an agency that is a member of the National Association of Credential Evaluation Services (NACES). Visit for a complete list of approved agencies
  • Proof of English Proficiency. Exceptions: Applicants who earned their undergraduate degree from an accredited U.S. institution of higher education do not have to provide exam results.
    TOEFL   80 (IBT)
    IELTS   6.5
    Pearson   54
    Cambridge   58

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
c/o Bisk
Attn: Academic Admin
9417 Princess Palm Ave., Suite 150
Tampa, FL 33619-8348

Toll Free: 1-866-220-0017

International: +1-813-612-5305