At the Villanova University Charles Widger School of Law, our broad-based legal education is grounded in academic rigor, practical hands-on training and a foundation in business that primes graduates for diverse and rewarding legal careers.
Wherever your interests may lie—international law, corporate law, intellectual property law or public interest law—you will find programs at Villanova Law that will prepare you for the future. Guided by our Where Law Meets Business philosophy, our programming infuses vital business principles, professional skills, ethical training and practical experiences into each student’s education. Through innovative coursework, six clinics and 200+ externship placements, Villanova students learn by doing so they graduate with the knowledge and skills needed for success in today’s competitive job market.
Villanova Law distinguishes itself not only by the quality of its legal training, but by its inclusive, supportive and vibrant community. Here, you’ll meet students, faculty and staff from differing backgrounds who are approachable and available. You will learn from and work with them not only in our state-of-the-art classrooms, but in our hallways, library and offices. At Villanova, learning happens in a community.
Come visit us so that you can tour our building, meet our students and faculty, attend a class and explore the Philadelphia metropolitan area.