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Villa Maria College (Villa)

240 Pine Ridge Rd, Buffalo, NY

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Villa Maria College is a nonprofit private institution located in Buffalo, NY and provides a large number of program options for students. The school's Roman Catholic affiliation is one of its defining characteristics and plays an important role within the school's mission. The school enrolls 510 students per year, allowing for smaller more engaging class sizes.

Here is a list of some of the popular programs Villa Maria College offers:

  • Commercial and Advertising Art
  • Physical Therapist Assistant
  • Visual and Performing Arts
  • Teacher Assistant
  • Fine Studio Arts

Students applying for admission are usually asked to submit an application, school records, standardized test scores and any requested letters of recommendations, which will then be reviewed by the admissions staff. 70% of those who apply are accepted to Villa Maria College, of which 42% choose to attend. More information regarding admissions can be found here.

Undergraduate tuition is approximately $18,000 annually, though it may vary based on any number of circumstances. Students should check the school's price of attendance calculator to get a more personalized estimate of costs. Financial aid may be offered to students that meet the required requirements by way of grants or student loans.

For a complete list of academic programs offered, enrollment information, student services, and more, please visit the school's website at http://www.villa.edu.

Admission Requirements & Details

The information regarding admissions below may give you an idea of the candidates Villa accepts. The details may include application requirements and recommendations, as well as any AP credits that may be transferred.

College Credits Accepted

  • Dual Credits
  • AP Course Credits

Student Enrollment

Total enrollment at Villa Maria College is around 540 students. The enrollment breakdown by academic level is 25% enrolling as graduate students and 100% as undergraduate students.

Estimated Costs & Financial Aid

The items listed below are for informational purposes only and may not represent current tuition, fees, and expenses.

Tuition & Fees Information

  • Tuition is estimated to be around $21,000 per year for in-state and nonresident students
  • Part time students pay in the range of $650 to $770 per unit

Financial Aid Details

The table below breaks down the types of financial aid, the percent of students receiving aid, and average amount of aid per student per year.

 Percent of StudentsAverage Amount
Any Financial Aid98%-
Receiving Grants & Scholarships98%$13,719
Receiving Student Loans86%$4,844
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Academics & Student Services

Student Services

To help support students, Villa Maria College may provide services like those listed below:

  • Remedial instructional courses
  • Academic counseling for students
  • Employing students to lower education costs
  • Assistance to find work

Graduation Rates

Villa Maria College has an overall graduation rate which is around 27%.

Number of Year to GraduatePercent of Entering Class
Students Graduating in 4 Years3%

Specialized Programs & Accreditations

  • Music Program
    • * Accredited by the National Association of Schools of Music, Commission on Accreditation (since 2011)
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Programs Offered

The program list below is organized by areas of study. The programs that have a link will direct you to the program's profile page where you can learn more about education requirements and career pathways.

Get more information about the programs offered by Villa Maria College by clicking the request information to the right.

(C) Certificate or Award | (A) Associate's | (B) Bachelor's | (M) Master's Degree | (D) Doctorate (PhD,...)

Business and Marketing Studies

Communication Technology

English Language and Literature

Health and Clinical Professions

Liberal Arts and Sciences

Visual and Performing Arts

Data Disclaimer

Information displayed on this page has been obtained from Institution, State, and Federal data sources, including the US Dept. of Education's Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) Survey 2010-2016. Information should be solely used for informational purposes only and may not be accurate for the current year. Contact Villa Maria College for official up-to-date information.

Contact Information

General Contact

Admissions Office

Financial Aid Office

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Overall Rating: 3 / 5 Stars

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ACCEPTANCE RATE
84.76%

FINANCIAL AID RATE
98%

STUDENT:TEACHER RATIO
10:1

FINANCIAL AID AWARD AVG.
$9,971