Tradition of Academic Excellence
Villanova student athletes account for an impressive list of academic accomplishments and are routinely recognized with national and conference awards for their pursuits in the classroom. The athletics program ranks among the nation’s elite when it comes to combining academic excellence with athletic performance.
In the NCAA measurements of Academic Progress Rate and Graduation Success Rate the Wildcats, consistently score well-above the national average. Villanova Athletics also has produced two Rhodes Scholars, 19 NCAA Postgraduate Scholarship winners and had a total of 49 student-athletes who have combined to be named Academic All-Americans on 64 occasions.