My recent visit to Villanova started with a near campus lockdown due to some fumes coming out of one of their buildings. So, it was a rather unusual start. With 6,500 undergraduate students, it is a medium-size school. Known for their school of business, Villanova is rising in distinction with some key metrics: 96% retention rate, 90% graduation rate, and an impressive 97% placement rate after graduation. The campus is relatively modern despite its longevity, being founded in 1842.
I Love the "Holy Grounds" coffee bar, with a not to their Catholic roots.