Overview

Villanova Preparatory School was founded in 1924 as a college preparatory, co-educational, day and boarding school where cultural, ethnic and socioeconomic diversity are welcomed and embraced. Villanova's faculty and staff provide an outstanding community-based education for its students. Of the faculty and administration, 85% possess an advanced degree or California credential. The student-teacher ratio is 7:1, with an average class size of 12. The total enrollment is just under 300, with approximately 70% day and 30% boarding.
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Villanova Preparatory School With Reviews, Requirements 2024 | FindingSchool

Boarding Grades: 9-12
Co-ed
Rural
ESL: Yes
Boarding Tuition: $68,500
Day S. Tuition: $21,000
# of Students: 269
Boarding Rate: 33%
Teacher:Student: 1:7%
International Student: 18%
AP Courses: 3
Endowment: $44,610/stu.
Faculty w/ adv. degree: 85%
SAT: 1325/1600
IB: Yes

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Matriculation

Ranking University/College Students
#20 University of California: Los Angeles 2
#25 University of Virginia 1
#27 University of Southern California 2
#28 New York University 1
#28 University of California: Santa Barbara 1
#28 University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill 1
#34 University of California: San Diego 1
#38 University of California: Davis 1
#42 Boston University 1
#42 Tulane University 1
#47 University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign 1
#49 Northeastern University 1
#49 Ohio State University: Columbus Campus 1
#49 Pepperdine University 1
#49 Purdue University 1
#49 Villanova University 3
#55 University of Miami 1
#57 Penn State University Park 1
#59 Syracuse University 1
#59 University of Washington 1
#63 George Washington University 1
#68 Fordham University 1
#68 Indiana University Bloomington 1
#68 University of Minnesota: Twin Cities 1
#75 Clemson University 1
#79 Gonzaga University 1
#83 Michigan State University 1
#83 University of Iowa 1
#93 University of San Diego 1
#99 University of Oregon 1
#99 University of Utah 1
#103 Drexel University 1
#103 Loyola University Chicago 1
#103 University of Arizona 1
#104 University of Colorado Boulder 1
Arizona State University 1
#117 University of Vermont 1
#127 DePaul University 1
#127 Seattle University 1
#162 Oregon State University 1
California State Polytechnic University: Pomona 1
California State University: Long Beach 1
Colorado State University 1
Reed College 1
School of the Art Institute of Chicago 1
University of Portland 1
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AP Courses

(Total 3)
Chemistry
Physics 1
Physics 2

IB Courses

(Total 16)
IB Latin
IB Spanish
IB Spanish ab Initio
IB History of the Americas
IB Psychology
IB World History
IB Biology
IB Environmental Systems and Societies
IB Music
IB Visual Arts
IB Latin
IB Spanish
IB Spanish ab Initio
IB History of the Americas
IB Psychology
IB World History
IB Biology
IB Environmental Systems and Societies
IB Music
IB Visual Arts
IB English A: Language and Literature
IB English
IB French ab Initio
IB Analysis and Approaches
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Sports

(Total 11)
Baseball
Basketball
American Football
Golf
Soccer
Swimming
Tennis
Track and Field
Volleyball
Water Polo
Baseball
Basketball
American Football
Golf
Soccer
Swimming
Tennis
Track and Field
Volleyball
Water Polo
Polo
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Extracurricular Activities and Clubs

(Total 29)
Astronomy Club
Environmental Club
Music Club
Badminton
Book Club
Business Club
Chess Club
Chinese Club
Cooking Club
D&D (Dungeons & Dragons) Club
Astronomy Club
Environmental Club
Music Club
Badminton
Book Club
Business Club
Chess Club
Chinese Club
Cooking Club
D&D (Dungeons & Dragons) Club
Drone Club
Filipino Club
Film Club
Guitar Club
Garden Club Interact Club
Investment Club
Latino Club
Local History Club
News Club
Philosophy Club
Psychology Club
Positively Club
Sparks of Joy Club
Sports Discussion Club
Students for Life Club
Surf Club
VPS Newspaper
Weightlifting Club
Wild Animal Conservation Club
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Arts

(Total 12)
Guitar
Music
Music Theory
Theater
Digital Photography
Film Production
Music Production
Ceramics
Computer Graphic
Art
Guitar
Music
Music Theory
Theater
Digital Photography
Film Production
Music Production
Ceramics
Computer Graphic
Art
Visual Arts
Publishing
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Basic Info

Year Founded: 1924
Campus Size: 130 acres
Boarding Rate: 33%
Religious Affiliation: Catholic

Application Info

Deadline: Rolling
Interview: Skype, On Campus, Admission Travel to China
Other Accepted Scores: Duolingo
School Code:
TOEFL: 8967
SSAT: 7949

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SSAT

Brief Reviews

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4.7/ 5

Detailed Review

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5.0 / 5 Overall
5.0 / 5 Academics
5.0 / 5 Campus
5.0 / 5 Student Life
5.0 / 5 Athletic&Art
5.0 / 5 Transportation

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Frequently Ask Questions about Villanova Preparatory School

Tell me a bit about Villanova Preparatory School.
Villanova Preparatory School is Co-ed private boarding school located in California, US. It was founded 1924 , and currently has about 269 students, 18.00% of whom are international students.

For more official information, please visit http://www.villanovaprep.org.
Does Villanova Preparatory School have rigorous academic requirements?
Villanova Preparatory School is offering 3 AP courses.

Villanova Preparatory School also have 85% of faculties whose degrees are master and above.
Where do Villanova Preparatory School students typically go for their colleges?
In 2023-2024, some students attended University of California: Los Angeles, University of Virginia, University of Southern California, New York University and University of California: Santa Barbara.
What is the application requirement for Villanova Preparatory School?
Similar to most private schools in the US, Villanova Preparatory School’s typical admission requirements include school transcript, recommendation letter, application essay, and interview (often optional, but highly recommended).
What is the latest tuition for Villanova Preparatory School’s Co-ed student?
The total fee for Villanova Preparatory School in 2024 is $71,800 , which typically includes tuition, boarding fee, student management fee and a few other fees associated with managing international students.

For more information, please contact school’s admission team at admissions@villanovaprep.org .
Where is Villanova Preparatory School located?
Villanova Preparatory School is located in the State of California of USA.
How popular is Villanova Preparatory School on FindingSchool network?
Based on FindingSchool monthly traffic data as well as onsite search record, Villanova Preparatory School is among the most popular schools, within top 114 for all schools on FindingSchool.

Also Villanova Preparatory School has been favorited by 232 users.
How to start with an application with Villanova Preparatory School?
The first stop is to carefully review the school profile on FindingSchool to learn more about Villanova Preparatory School. Most of them are directly provided by the school.

Also it is highly recommended to visit Villanova Preparatory School’s official site: http://www.villanovaprep.org or call them at 805-646-1464.
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What is the FindingSchool rating for Villanova Preparatory School?
The overall rating for Villanova Preparatory School is B.

The section ratings of Villanova Preparatory School are:
B+ for Matriculation
B for Academics
B+ for Extracurriculum
B+ for Community
B+ for Students and Parents reviews
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