B.B.A. On Campus


Villanova University

48 months
56730 USD/year
56730 USD/year
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The Accounting program of Villanova University provides a solid foundation for almost any business career and is highly valued in the marketplace.


A major in the Accounting program of Villanova University also provides students with the tools necessary to understand business, communicate with executives and handle demanding tasks. With nearly 100 percent of accounting majors employed by graduation, VSB accounting students are well-positioned and prepared to secure a rewarding career opportunity upon graduation.

Preparing for CPA at Villanova

The requirements for becoming a Certified Public Accountant (CPA) are different for each state. These requirements include completing a certain number of credit hours in an accounting program at a college/university, passing the Uniform CPA Exam and obtaining a specific amount of professional work experience. Currently all 50 states and the vast majority of U.S. jurisdictions have adopted the 150-credit hour requirement. Most professional accounting firms require students to have completed the 150-hour requirement prior to employment. As a result, students will need to earn 150 credit hours not only to become a licensed CPA but also to begin employment in many accounting career paths.

Career Placements

A degree in accounting opens up multiple career paths and our top ranked program attracts employers across many industries and positions. The career paths of our students include audit, tax, corporate finance, investment banking, consulting, deals, etc. The following is a selection of companies/organizations that have recently hired Villanova accounting students for full-time jobs and internship positions:

  • Bank of America Merril Lynch
  • BDO Seidman
  • Citigroup, Inc.
  • Credit Suisse Group
  • Deloitte
  • EY, LLP
  • Grant Thornton, LLP
  • Johnson & Johnson Services, Inc.
  • JPMorgan Chase & Co.
  • KPMG
  • PriceWaterhouseCoopers
  • The Goldman Sachs Group, Inc.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Intermediate Accounting
  • Federal Income Tax
  • Auditing
  • Accounting Information Systems
  • Accounting for Real Estate
  • International Accounting

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 48 months

Start dates & application deadlines


On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Common Application with the Member School Section for Villanova and required essays
  • Official secondary school academic records (with official English translation) and letters of recommendation
  • Application fee of $80
  • Standardized test scores (SAT and/or ACT)
  • Proof of English language proficiency

Tuition Fee

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    56730 USD/year
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    Based on the tuition of 56730 USD per year during 48 months.

Living costs for Philadelphia

800 - 1300 USD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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